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Crews battle structure fire in Raleigh County

Beaver, Mabscott, Ghent, and Coal City Fire Departments responded to the call, as well as Jan Care Ambulance Service.

WVNT-TV - 2018-10-15 09:39:33

Covington police make drug arrest, discover evidence of multistate theft ring

COVINGTON, Va.- Covington police say after arresting a woman on several felony drug charges, they discovered evidence of a multistate larceny and fraud ring.

WSLS - 2018-10-14 19:42:55

One confirmed death after a head-on collision involving a dump truck on Bent Mountain Road

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va.- Roanoke County police say one person is dead after a dump truck carrying dirt and gravel hit a sedan head-on in the 8200 block of Bent Mountain Road.Police say it happened just before 3 p.m. Sunday.They say both the vehicles ran over the ravine.Bent Mountain Road is now closed b

WSLS - 2018-10-14 21:29:01

Two dead after late night shooting in Bedford County

ByKelvin Whitehurst|Posted:Mon 6:01 AM, Oct 15, 2018|Updated: Mon 6:19 AM, Oct 15, 2018BEDFORD Co., Va. --Bedford County Sheriff's Office confirm that two are dead after a late night shooting.The sheriff's office received a call last night at 11pm of a shooting at 1100 block East Lois Court in Bedfo

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-10-15 06:01:00

Woman receives minor injuries after her car rolls over

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) --A woman received minor injuries after her vehicle crashed on Interstate 77 North in Charleston.It happened at 7:24 a.m. Monday near the Smith Street entrance.Police tell WSAZ that a woman was traveling north on I-77 when she lost control of her vehicle and it struck a wall

WSAZ - 2018-10-15 08:14:00

Jury recommends 83 years, $290,000 fine for attempted murder of police

CHRISTIANSBURG — A Montgomery County jury on Monday convicted Burdis Gene Barker Jr. of trying to murder two Christiansburg police officers, along with drug distribution and firearms charges, and recommended a sentence of 83 years in prison plus a $290,000 fine.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-10-16 01:48:00

34th annual TOOT festival held in Lewisburg

LEWISBURG, WV (WVNS) - Taste of Our Town is an annual festival everyone from the area looks forward to. This year marks the 34th TOOT festival and it gets bigger every year. Organizers for the festival said they wanted to expand the festival and invite vendors from the surround area.One of the new v


Giles County campground residents clean up after flood

GILES COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ)When the New River flooded on Friday, all of the residents at Riverview Campground were taken by surprise. However, the surprises kept coming as the water receded and many of them realized that their property wasn't where they left it. In fact, one camper had a porch overlook

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-10-15 17:24:00

Victims of I-77 crash identified

Sgt. C.F. Kane, with the West Virginia State Police Turnpike detachment, said the incident occurred when the driver of a SDR Trucking tractor-trailer traveling northbound “lost control of the vehicle, crossed the median, entered the southbound lanes and collided with a vehicle traveling southbound.”


One dead after accident on Bent Mountain Road

ROANOKE CO., Va. (WDBJ7) --Roanoke County authorities say one person is dead following an accident on Bent Mountain Road.Authorities say at approximately 2:50 p.m., a dump truck with a full load of dirt and gravel traveling northbound in the 8200 block of Bent Mountain Road hit head-on a four-door s

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-10-14 17:16:00

2 arrested after a gun was pulled during a fight

CHARLESTON, W.Va (WSAZ)--2 men were arrested Saturday after police say one of them pulled out a gun during a fight.Michael Williams and Treylonnie Robertson were arrested after an officer says he saw Williams brandish a pistol at Robertson during a fight at the Transit Mall in Charleston.When the of


Honey festival held in Lewisburg

LEWISBURG, WV (WVNS) - The weekly Lewisburg Farmer's Market had a special twist Saturday October 13, 2018 and it was especially sweet. At the market along with the normal produce they also had a honey festival going on. At the festival people could buy fresh honey and learn about bees and the produc


Franklin County, state focus on ending erosion violations at Smith Mountain Lake development

Franklin County has issued two stop-work orders this year to Frontier Land Development LLC, the developer of the Kennedy Shores community in Union Hall. The most recent came in September, as Hurricane Florence threatened to soak the region in heavy rains. And in a letter to the county dated Oct. 1,

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-10-14 23:30:00

West Virginia ranked poorest state in country

West Virginia also ranks among the worst in a number of other key socioeconomic indicators such as Unemployment rate, poverty rate, and percentages of families who earn less than $10,000.


Large West Virginia coal mine with 400 workers closing

WVVA reports workers at the mine, which is owned by Mission Coal, said this week negotiations to sell the mine fell through. The mine is largest employer in Wyoming County after the school system. Workers were moving equipment out of the mine this week, a sure sign of its imminent closure.


West Virginia elementary teacher charged with 3 counts of child abuse

Sommers said this is not the first time Robsinson has been in trouble with the law. He said in May 2018, West Virginia State Police received a complaint about the same teacher. According to Sitler, on May 29, Robinson allegedly dragged a child through the hallway. She was arrested in August for a f


ABB Inc. set to close in Lewisburg

"As part of its continuing review of the business, ABB has announced its intent to consolidate analytic manufacturing at our Lewisburg, WV location into our factories in Bartlesville, OK and Quebec, Canada."


Life Saving Crews in Danville help over 100 people during floods

The main points of rescue were Colonial Heights Apartments, URW Community Federal Credit Union on Arnett Boulevard, Riverside Drive, and the intersection of Wendall Scott Drive and Arnett Boulevard.


New K-9 Joins Covington Police - The Virginian Review

“Fifteen years ago was the last time we had one,” said Covington City Police K-9 Handler Douglas E. McClain, referring to the last time a K-9 worked strictly for Covington police.


It had to come. West Virginia becomes the first state where people can vote by smartphone

An app has been created that will allow hundreds of overseas residents, members of the military stationed abroad and others to cast their ballots remotely. It is being emphasised that the app will rely on blockchain, which is the same technology technology that underpins Bitcoin.