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Wyoming County woman arrested after dog found dead in home
WYOMING COUNTY, WV (WVNS) -- A Wyoming County woman is in jail for leaving a dog in a home without food or water for weeks, resulting in the dog's death.
Beckley Police working to prevent prescription pill abuse
On Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the public is urged to bring any expired, unused and unwanted prescription pills to the Raleigh County Commission on Aging for disposal. This service is free and anonymous.
Four people arrested in prostitution sting in Charleston, WV
A news release from the Charleston Police Department says that Larry Lee Donaldson, 67, of North Winfield, Ohio, Arthur William Valentine, 39, Jamestown, Ohio and Johnathan Bowman, 28, Whitesville were all arrested for participating in prostitution.
Fire in Oak Hill investigated as possible arson
OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) - A fire that broke out on St. Clair Street in Oak Hill is being investigated by the Fayette County Sheriff's Department. The blaze happened just after 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018.
Crews battle structure fire along Ritter Drive
BEAVER, WV (WVNS) - Crews were called to the scene of a structure fire in Beaver Friday evening.According to Raleigh County Dispatchers, the fire started in building along Ritter Drive in Beaver.Dispatchers told 59News Ritter Drive is likely closed until crews put out the flames.There is still no wo
Letter: WV residents will hopefully return to common sense (Gazette Opinion)
I am quite proud to say I am a native of West Virginia, and even, though less proudly so, given all their violence, a descendant of the Hatfields. I graduated from Princeton High, then Concord College. My father owned a business in West Virginia, and later worked for the state highway department. I
Manchin, Morrisey share the stage at Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce breakfast - West Virginia Press Association
BECKLEY, W.Va. — Education, jobs, opioid recovery and infrastructure are key issues facing West Virginia, candidates in the national and state races said Thursday morning.
Beckley firefighter sentenced for mail fraud
Michael Cowger, 50, received more than $20,000 from the city, West Virginia University and Beaver Volunteer Fire Department. He admitted to submitting reimbursement requests for supplies and other expenses after already seeking reimbursements for the same purchases.
WVSP needs help finding wanted sex offender
They believe Wickline was staying on Wildwood Ave. in Beckley, but add he has not lived there for the past month, and failed to report the change on his registry.
New owner of Whipple Company Store keeping 118-year-old landmark intact
But that information, plus the fact that the sale involved "a good, fair bid," according to current owners Joy and Charles Lynn, was enough to make them breathe a sigh of relief after the best of three sealed bids from an online auction was opened on the porch of the historic mercantile on Thursday.
Jackie Withrow Hospital and other DHHR facilities hiring
Beckley, WV (WVNS) - For those on the hunt for a job, the Department of Health and Human Resources at Jackie Withrow Hospital looks to fill a number of positions.
Body identified as that of missing Wheeling woman
Two bodies found near the Beckley, West Virginia area have been identified as Wheeling's Trevor Vossen, 27, Lauren "Lulu" Cree-Jenkins, 27.
A tale of two adventures (Daily Mail WV)
To make the big step from an activity to a successful business with impacts on communities and the state’s economy takes time, energy and creativity. Here is how two West Virginia adventures made the leap. One begins on the river; the other in the mountains. Today, both are internationally recognize
Mysterious shootings reported in Beckley
Police are asking for community assistance after a string of unexplained shootings in Beckley.The most recent complaint came in Thursday at 10:40 p.m. Beckley Police arrived at the 300 block of Temple Street to discover three vehicles and one residence had been struck by bullets.No injuries were rep
Bodies identified in Raleigh County, WV; homicide investigation started
BECKLEY — Two bodies discovered in Raleigh County earlier this year have been identified, and law enforcement have started an investigation.The bodies were discovered in August off Sullivan Road, according to a release from the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office.One body had previously been identified
Woman caught on camera abandoning 2-year-old on stranger’s doorstep
Deputies with the Montgomery County, TX, Sheriff’s Office said a 911 caller heard a knock at her door Wednesday and when she went to answer, found the abandoned child.
BREAKING: Deputies investigate remains found on Sullivan Road
UPDATE: Aug. 27, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.The Raleigh County Sheriff has announced that a tentative identification has been made on remains found in Sullivan. According to the West Virginia Medical Examiner's office one of the bodies is Trevor Vossen of Wheeling, WV.
Four arrested after traffic stop in Fayette County
Around 10 p.m. Wednesday night, Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a green Chevrolet truck on Chestnutburg Road. When asked if they could search the vehicle, the occupants of the vehicle declined.Deputies then conducted a K-9 scan which positively indicated that there were
Veterans parade schedule Nov. 12 in Beckley
This year’s parade theme is “Veterans Celebrating Our Legacy." Mr. Robert Day, WWII Army Veteran will be the Grand Marshal. Floats should have signs on all four sides identifying the group on the float. Awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place will be presented to the best floats, and McDonald's will prese
Cooking mishap ignites home in Raleigh County
MABSCOTT, WV (WVNS) - A home went up in flames Tuesday, October 16, in the Mabscott area of Raleigh County.