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Man accused of stabbing brother with shovel

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man faces charges in connection with an assault Tuesday night that sent his brother to the hospital with a head injury, Kanawha County court records show. The incident was reported around 7:15 p.m. along the 1100 block of Sand Plant Road in the South...
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Bed bugs take over public housing complex in Charleston

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — We have all heard the nursery rhyme, “Don’t let the bed bugs bite,” but what happens when that becomes your reality? For Charleston-Kanawha Housing residents like Chad Robinson, it so happens that bed bugs are real, and they have taken over his own home. “They jump on you, and they stay […]
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UPDATE: Vista View Apartments shooting suspect arrested

UPDATE: (Aug. 10, 2022) – A man wanted in connection to a shooting at the Vista View Apartments has been arrested on separate charges. According to the Charleston Police Department, Timothy Robert Holmes, 29, of Waupun, Wisconsin was taken into custody by the South Charleston Police Department on charges of Obstructing and Fugitive from Justice. […]
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Man arrested in connection with weekend shooting incident

UPDATE: CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man wanted in connection with a shooting in Charleston during the weekend has been arrested. Police say Timothy Robert Holmes, 29, of Waupun, Wisconsin, was arrested about 4 a.m. Wednesday. The Charleston Police Department has not charged Holmes in connection with the shooting at...

Fatal UTV crash reported in Raleigh County

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – On 8/08/2022, Randall Z. Bower, of Bolt, WV was driving a 2020 CF MOTO CF500 UTV traveling south on Fairview School Road at the intersection WV Route 99 – Bolt Road, Fairdale, WV. A 2013 Nissan Rouge was traveling west on WV Route 99 – Bolt Road.
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Raleigh County authorities investigating fatal wreck

RALEIGH COUNTY, W.Va. — The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal wreck that happened Monday in the community of Bolt. According to authorities, Randall Z. Bower was driving a utility terrain vehicle when he stopped at the intersection of state Route 99 and Bolt Road. As Bower was turning left onto state Route 99, an oncoming Nissan Rogue struck the UTV. Bower was ejected from the vehicle; he was not wearing a seat belt at the time.

Charleston police looking for weekend shooting suspect

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Charleston Police Department is looking for a suspect in a weekend shooting. Authorities responded around 7:30 Saturday evening to a shots-fired call at the 1300 building of the Renaissance Circle apartment complex. Around 30 minutes following the call, a victim walked into a local emergency room with two gunshot wounds to his right side.

Pair of auto dealerships sold in liquidation move

LMP Automotive Holdings, a Fort Lauderdale-based auto dealer, has sold two of its dealerships in Southwest Florida. LMP announced it has entered into agreements to sell its Kia dealerships in Port Charlotte and Cape Coral, in addition to Kia and Subaru dealerships in Beckley, West Virginia. The sales include the dealership and real estate assets, according to a statement. Financial terms of the deal — in addition to the name of the buyer — weren’t disclosed.

Charleston fire shuts down MacCorkle Avenue

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – Crews are responding to a structure fire in Charleston. According to Metro 911 dispatchers, the fire broke out around 9:44 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022 in the 5600 block of MacCorkle Avenue SE near the Captain D’s. Dispatchers say the fire has shut down MacCorkle Avenue between 55th and 57th Streets […]

Florida woman killed in Raleigh County crash

FAIRDALE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – On 8/09/2022, Susan Flint of N. Miami Beach, Florida was driving a 2006 Honda Accord traveling west in the 1200 block of WV Route 99 – Bolt Road, Fairdale, WV. A loaded coal transport truck was traveling east on the same roadway. Preliminary findings...

Jalesea Bass sentenced in murder of Azareyiah Mitchell

OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) – Jalesea Bass, one of the suspects in the murder of Azareyiah Mitchell, was sentenced to prison for several charges in relation to the murder. Jalesea Bass entered a guilty plea for her charges in May, and was sentenced Friday, August 5, 2022. Bass was accused of Second Degree Murder, Concealment […]

I-64 back open after crash involving KRT bus

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – A crash involving a KRT bus and several other vehicles caused some traffic delays Tuesday morning. The incident happened around 6:30 a.m. near the eastbound Charleston split on I-64. No one was injured, and no passengers were on the KRT bus. The interstate was shut down to one lane for about […]

Fatal UTV crash on Bolt Rd. sends driver flying

FAIRDALE, WV (WVNS) – An accident involving a UTV on Bolt Road earlier yesterday, August 8, 2022, sent the victim flying out of the vehicle. He later died from injuries sustained during the accident. On Monday, August 8, 2022, Randall Z. Bower, of Bolt, was reportedly driving a UTV travelingsouth on Fairview School Road at […]

Oak Hill McDonalds reopens with ‘new experience’

OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) – The Oak Hill McDonalds is reopening this week with a ‘transformed dining experience’. It opens 10 A.M. on Thursday August 11, 2022. The Oak Hill McDonalds invites guests to experience McDonald’s in a new and unexpected way, with a new level of choice, engagement and service. According to McDonalds corporate, […]

Gallery: Coalfield Conference hosts inaugural Media Day

Beckley – The newly revamped Coalfield Conference held its inaugural media day Tuesday at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center. The event allowed the once nearly defunct conference an opportunity to introduce new members – many from its new Class AAA division – while also allowing coaches and athletes from all fall sports an opportunity to meet with the media in one place ahead of the season.

75-Year-Old WCHS Reporter Bob Aaron Attacked While Covering Story

The Lost Remote newsletter brings you the the best in streaming news, from staffing changes to premiere dates to trailers—to the latest platform moves. Sign up today. A Charleston, W.V. reporter was attacked over the weekend while covering a story about the local Sheriff’s efforts to remove abandoned cars from the area.