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BREAKING: Tractor-trailer accident on I-77
CAMP CREEK, WV (WVNS) - Drivers on I-77 should use caution as troopers investigate a tractor-trailer accident. It happened before 4 p.m. at around Mile Marker 23 in Camp Creek.Details are limited right now, It happened in the southbound lanes of the interstate. West Virginia 511 is cautioning peop
Beckley man facing several charges after fleeing police
Upon Sgt. J. Blume's arrival at the Family Dollar Store located at 1060 South Fayette St. in Beckley, Brandon Booker, 32, of Beckley, fled from the officer on foot.
Troopers investigating Interstate 77 truck crash
Units of the Bluestone Valley Volunteer Fire Department, Ghent Volunteer Fire Department, Beaver Volunteer Fire Department and the Princeton Rescue Squad were all at the scene.
Escape attempt by regional jail inmate thwarted by Mercer County authorities
With cooperation from the regional jail, a case was built and the person who was involved in the break out attempt was taken into custody by Lt. L.B Murphy of the Mercer County Sheriff's Department, Parks said.
Remains of 2 bodies found in Raleigh County
SULLIVAN, W.Va.— An investigation continues after the remains of two bodies were discovered near a road in Raleigh County.The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the remains were found near Sullivan Road in the Sullivan area late Wednesday. The small community is roughly 10 miles south of Beck
BREAKING: Deputies investigate remains found on Sullivan Road
COAL CITY, WV (WVNS) - Deputies with the Raleigh County Sheriff's Department are investigating remains found in the area of Coal City, WV. The call came in at around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.
Man arrested for dealing heroin in Raleigh County
BRADLEY, WV (WVNS) - Deputies with the Raleigh County Sheriff's Department made an arrest in Bradley on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. They had felony warrants to take Louis Figueroa, Jr., 31, of Fayette County into custody.
Princeton Police search for suspect in theft investigation
PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) - Officers with the Princeton Police Department are asking for help from the community to find a man who is wanted for stealing from a local cell phone store. The incident happened on July 30, 2018
Marijuana plants, seedlings seized by police in Beckley
The plants were located at the residence of Minas B. Stavrakis, 59, of Whitesville, leading police to believe that he had knowledge of the plants and their location.
Heroin, cash and weapons found in hotel room of Fayette County man
Louis Angel Figueroa Jr., 31, was arrested after police found 32 grams of heroin, which has a street value of $6,400; $600 in cash, a Glock semi-automatic handgun and a AR-15 assault rifle in his hotel room at the Days Inn located in Bradley, according to police.
Schools in Mercer County add resource officers
PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) - For the first time, Mercer County schools have added school resource officers in the classroom.
MacArthur woman charged with third shoplifting offense
According to a police report, Rebecca Golf, 37, was caught stealing $377 worth of items from Hobby Lobby and an additional $90.89 worth of items from T.J. Maxx.
Investigation opened into military burning of ammunition, explosives
RADFORD, Va. (AP) --The inspector general for the Department of Defense has launched an investigation into the open burning of ammunition and explosives at military sites across the country, including at a sprawling Army ammunition plant in Virginia.
Shots fired during domestic violence incident in Beckley
After receiving a domestic complaint Thursday, Raleigh County Sheriff's Deputy J. A. Redden arrived on scene to find a Clifford Blankenship, Jr., 38, of Fairdale and his girlfriend, Jessica Miller, whose face was red and irritated. Redden could also smell the strong odor of pepper spray coming from
Two men charged with rape in Beckley
According to police reports, the two men were identified and apprehended following a traffic stop on Virginia St. in Beckley. On her way to the hospital to undergo a sexual assault evaluation, the victim was asked to ride to the location where the two men were pulled over, allowing her to positively
Heroin, firearms seized at Raleigh County hotel
Members of the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office and U.S. Marshals CUFFED Task Force served felony warrants against Louis Angel Figueroa, Jr., 31, of Fayette County.
Leasing animal shelter could save Mercer County thousands
President of the Mercer County Commission, Gene Buckner, said the proposal would mean handing over shelter operations to a non profit, but still contributing funds.
Rides continue to entertain kids at State Fair of WV
FAIRLEA, WV (WVNS) - Food and shows are a great part of the fair, but for a lot of people it is the thrill of spinning high in the air or being tossed around on a ride that keeps them coming back.
Oak Hill Police investigate bones found near hospital
OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) - An expansion project at Plateau Medical Center turned up something unexpected. While crews were excavating the construction site at the rear of the hospital, they found what appeared to be bone fragments.
2 arrested in Beckley rape investigation
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) - A pair of men are accused of raping a woman in Beckley during the night of Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 to Sunday Aug. 12. Beckley Police said it happened in the area of rails to trails near Robert C. Byrd Drive.