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West Virginia’s only abortion clinic stops performing abortions

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- The only abortion clinic in West Virginia is no longer performing abortions as of Friday. Katie Quinonez, executive director of Women’s Health Center of West Virginia, said the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling issued Friday that allows states to ban abortion is making an immediate, hard-felt impact.
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Gov. Justice applauds U.S. Supreme Court ruling returning abortion law to the states

CHARLESTON, WV (Hinton News) – Gov. Jim Justice issued the following statement today after the Supreme Court of the United States’ decision in Dobbs returning abortion law to the states: “I applaud the Supreme Court’s courageous decision today. I’ve said many times that I very proudly stand for life and I am rock-solid against abortion, and I believe that every human life is a miracle worth protecting. “I will not hesitate to call a special session after consulting with the Legislature and my legal team if clarification in our laws needs to be made.” The post Gov. Justice applauds U.S. Supreme Court ruling returning abortion law to the states appeared first on The Hinton News.
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10 places to exercise for free in Charleston, WV

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — As inflation continues to raise prices for gas, food and other items, many people are looking for ways to save money. One way to do that is by ditching your gym membership and taking advantage of free, local exercise options. 13 News has compiled a list below of free workout resources […]
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Man arraigned in deadly Charleston shooting

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man arrested earlier this month in connection with a deadly shooting in downtown Charleston was arraigned Friday night on a first-degree murder charge, the Charleston Police Department said. Meeko Harris, 23, of Beckley, West Virginia, was arrested in Osceola County, Florida, six days after...
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Murder suspect returned to W.Va. to face charges

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A man wanted for a murder in downtown Charleston earlier this month is back in West Virginia to face the charges. Meeko Harris, 23, of Beckley was extradited Friday from Florida to West Virginia. He was arraigned Friday evening in Kanawha County on a charge of first degree murder for the June 4th shooting death of James Daugherty.

Fully involved trailer fire in Cedar Grove area

KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — Metro 911 reports a fully involved trailer fire is burning at Goose Hollow Road near Kellys Creek in the areas of Cedar Grove and Mammoth. Metro does not know if the trailer is occupied, and there are no injuries reported at this time. Responders include volunteer fire departments from Cedar […]

Parking options, KRT service for Regatta detailed by event officials

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The City of Charleston and Regatta Commission officials have announced parking options for the Charleston Sternwheel Regatta including KRT pick-up and drop-off locations. The much-anticipated Regatta will be held June 30-July 4 across numerous downtown Charleston locations including Magic Island, Slack Plaza and Haddad Riverfront Park....

Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston applauds Supreme Court’s decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston applauds the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization today in a statement released. “While this decision will offer greater protection for the unborn in some parts of the country, we call upon Catholics throughout the diocese to continue to foster a genuine respect for all human life […]

Wine & Jazz Festival set for return to UC lawn on Saturday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Following a hiatus due to COVID-19, one of the most popular events with FestivALL is back this weekend. The Wine and Jazz Festival will take place Saturday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. with gates opening at 2:30 p.m. The event is held at the University of Charleston lawn.

All lanes of I-77N back open after crash

UPDATE (11:26 a.m. on Friday, June 24): All lanes of I-77N is back open. UPDATE (9:57 a.m. on Friday, June 24): The slow lane of I-77N is back open. Kanawha County, WV (WOWK) – A tractor-trailer rollover has closed all northbound lanes of I-77 just north of the I-77/1-79 split north of Charleston. The crash […]

WV Open: It's a Brand new day for Charleston native Christian Brand

ROANOKE, W.Va. (WCHS) — For the third time in his outstanding career - and the first time since 2015 - Christian Brand is the champion of the prestigious West Virginia Open. Brand finished at -10 over the three-day, 54-hole tournament to claim the crown of the 89th annual Open which was played out on the Palmer Course at Stonewall Resort.

On Stage: CLOG presents "Bonnie & Clyde" for its final weekend of shows

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — Immortalized by Hollywood and Broadway, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are remembered as much for their romance as they are for their blood-soaked rampage through several southern states back in the 1930s. The duo captured the public's eye with their crimes, escapes, poetry and photographs...

Weekend events will close some streets in Charleston

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – The City of Charleston has several events planned throughout the weekend that will cause closures on multiple streets throughout the city. To help drivers and event-goers plan ahead for their commutes, city officials have released the following list of events with closures happening from Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26. […]
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I-77 north slowed near Charleston after tractor trailer crash

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Authorities say Interstate 77 just north of Charleston is going to be closed for a few hours due to a tractor trailer crash. The wreck occurred around 7 a.m. Friday near the Eden’s Fork exit. Traffic headed toward Ripley and Parkersburg will be diverted north...

Tractor-trailer crash temporarily closes northbound I-77 lanes

SISSONVILLE, W.Va. (WCHS) — A tractor-trailer crash blocked northbound lanes of Interstate 77 near Sissonville Friday morning. The crash was reported about 7 a.m. near the 106 mile marker, according to Metro 911. No injuries were reported. The Sissonville Fire Department said the crash is just south of the...