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New Target Store is Coming to West Virginia; Opening is Tentatively Scheduled For the Fall
Despite a recent spate of company store closures, a new location is forthcoming. This article is based on corporate postings and accredited media reports. Linked information within this article is attributed to the following outlets:Wikipedia.org, ScrapeHero.com, Target.com, Corporate.Target.com, and WCHSTV.com.
Gov. Jim Justice: ‘1,000% supportive’ of death penalty for killing first responders
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — In the aftermath of recent law enforcement deaths in West Virginia, some are calling for the return of the death penalty, and Gov. Jim Justice (R-WV) is “1,000% supportive.” This was brought up with the death of Sgt. Cory Maynard, who was killed in an ambush in the Beech Creek Road area on […]
West Virginia juice bar locations to donate Friday's proceeds to Maynard family
TEAYS VALLEY, W.Va., CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — A West Virginia restaurant is stepping up to help raise funds for the family of Sgt. Cory Maynard. The Juice Box has two locations that will be donating proceeds to relatives of the fallen trooper during business hours on Friday, June 9.
Cabell County sheriff’s cruiser involved in crash
CABELL COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — Cedar Crest Drive is back open after an accident involving a sheriff’s department cruiser. It happened around 1 p.m. Thursday, June 8 just outside of Huntington city limits. Cabell County Dispatchers say that the call came in as a head-on crash. According to Sheriff Chuck Zerkle, the deputy was taken […]
Vista View Apartments threaten residents after CPS worker delivers window air conditioning unit
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – A family living in a Vista View townhouse in Charleston says management are threatening to remove a window air conditioning unit brought to them by CPS, and threatening to evict them if it’s reinstalled. The mother living there says their central air has been broken since last year, and Vista View […]
Is West Virginia air quality impacted by Canada wildfires?
Smoke from wildfires in Quebec, Canada has been looming over West Virginia for several days.
Townhouse catches on fire in St. Albans
ST. ALBANS, WV (WOWK) — A townhouse caught on fire in the early morning hours on Wednesday, according to St. Albans fire officials. They said it happened in the 400 block of Kanawha Court in St. Albans. Fire officials said two apartments were smoke damaged. No one was home and no injuries are being reported, […]
WSAZ Investigates | Phone, internet restored after WSAZ Investigation
WSAZ Investigates | WVDOH adjusts construction hours on US 60 in Cabell County. The West Virginia Division of Highways has adjusted construction hours on a U.S. 60 paving project after a WSAZ investigation. Updated plans announced for MU's '4th Avenue Innovation District'. Updated: 5 hours ago. If you’re traveling by...
Man charged in high-speed police chase through Kanawha County
SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – A man was arrested after leading police on a high-speed pursuit through the City of South Charleston and local interstates. According to a criminal complaint from Kanawha County Magistrate Court, a South Charleston PD officer attempted a traffic stop on a blue sedan shortly after 7 p.m. Monday, June 5, […]
WVU’s Kevin Jones holding summer camp
West Virginia basketball legend Kevin Jones is holding a summer camp in one month, on July 7th and 8th.
WVU professor, former officer reacts to Dunbar police bodycam video
Warning: Some content in the above video may be disturbing for some viewers. DUNBAR, WV (WOWK) – No criminal charges were filed after a 34-year-old man died in police custody in July 2022 due to lack of evidence, but there are still many questions left unanswered. 13 News spoke with James Nolan, a professor at […]
AEP works to remove old electric transmission lines
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Observers may have thought they were seeing an air show. Appalachian Power (AEP) is currently removing old electric transmission lines. The project extends 17 miles in Cabell and Lincoln counties from the Darrah to Sheridan substations, using helicopters and land equipment for the removal. AEP spokesperson...
West Virginia Orchestra Announces 2023-24 Season
West Virginia Orchestra has announced its 2023-24 season featuring two vocal performances. The orchestra will present Händel’s “Messiah” in time for the holiday season. The orchestra present “A Night at the Opera” featuring the overture to Rossini’s “Semiramide” and Strauss’ “Vier Letzte Lieder.” Carline Waugh is the soprano. The concert will also feature choruses from Famous Operas featuring WVSO Chorus.
Kanawha County Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Gun Crime, Violating Supervised Release
CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Terrence Wilson, also known as Terrance Matthew Wilson, 34, of Dunbar, was sentenced today to seven years and six months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for possessing a stolen firearm and violating his supervised release. According to court documents and statements made in court, on […]
Harold Payne of Hurricane takes WVGA Senior Series Low Round at Sleepy Hollow Golf Club
WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Harold Payne of Hurricane took the Little General Stores Low Round of the Day at Monday’s Senior Series event, hosted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA) and sponsored by Little General Stores, at Sleepy Hollow Golf Course in Hurricane with a one under par 71. The West Virginia […] The post Harold Payne of Hurricane takes WVGA Senior Series Low Round at Sleepy Hollow Golf Club appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
Tool to perform in Charleston, West Virginia
Alternative and progressive metal outfit Tool will perform in Charleston in November, according to the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center.
Cassie Johnson’s law takes effect in W.Va.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) - A new law affecting perpetrators in officer-involved shootings took effect on Sunday, just two days after the shooting death of W.Va. State Police Sgt. Cory Maynard. ‘Cassie Johnson’s Law’ steps up the penalties for those involved in a first responder’s death. In the case of Johnson,...
Fatal I-64 accident a result of road rage
INSTITUTE, W.Va. – A wreck which claimed a woman’s life and shut down part of I-64 for hours on Sunday was the result of a road rage incident. Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies said the crash Sunday around 4:30 p.m. involved two vehicles. Witness claim the two drivers had been maneuvering recklessly and erratically ever since one of the vehicles got on the highway at the Nitro entrance ramp. Investigators indicated after passing Institute, one of the vehicles made an aggressive maneuver on the other and the driver lost control. The car struck the median barrier and flipped multiple times.
Huntington Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Methamphetamine Trafficking Ring
CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Elijah Figg, also known as “Bang,” 23, of Huntington, pleaded guilty today to aiding and abetting the use of telephone to facilitate drug trafficking. Figg admitted to his role in a drug trafficking organization (DTO) with ties to the Bloods and Gangster Disciples criminal gangs. According to court documents and statements […]
Charleston Road Closure Notice: June 7-11
CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The City of Charleston has indicated multiple local events set to take place over the next several days which could impact travel plans for some motorists. With an abundance of exciting events set to make their way to the Charleston area this week, authorities are urging motorists and residents to exercise […]
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