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Beckley man charged in credit union robbery

BECKLEY, WV (WVVA) -Police in Beckley have arrested a man in connection with the armed robbery of credit union last week.Christopher Ryan Parker, 34, ob Beckley is charged with first degree robbery.The Raleigh County Federal Credit Union was robbed on May 16. The suspect was seen leaving the scene i

WVVA.COM - 2018-05-22 00:00:00

Fayette County man allegedly shoots neighbor's dog

SCARBRO, WV (WVNS) - A Fayette County man was arrested after allegedly shooting a dog outside of his home on Sunday, May 20.

WVNT-TV - 2018-05-23 00:32:23

Friday traffic stop leads to drug bust

When performing a patdown on the passenger, Bradon Morris, 33, of Beckley, he became nervous and began to sweat, the criminal complaint said.

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-05-21 16:31:02

Boy Scouts to require condoms at upcoming World Jamboree

Boy Scouts sing and dance to music as they await the arrival of President Donald Trump at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree at the Summit in Glen Jean, W.Va., Monday, July 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)more >

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-05-22 00:00:00

Raleigh pair nabbed with white powder

According to court documents, at approximately 1 a.m. Friday, a West Virginia State Trooper was making his way through Fitzpatrick Park looking for a vehicle that had committed a hit and run earlier in the evening when he noticed a vehicle parked in a secluded area of the park.

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-05-21 16:09:04

Wyoming county domestic batterer charged a third time

Oakley James Bailey, 39, had twice been convicted for domestic battery, once in 2014 and another time in March of this year, when Wyoming County deputies responded Friday afternoon to Corinne on a domestic disturbance call.

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-05-21 19:47:02

Vaping causing health issues people may not know are happening

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) - E-cigs and vaping are a common sight in the United States, but some doctors say it is causing health issues people may not know about.

WVNT-TV - 2018-05-22 23:57:30

Mullens doctor indicted for unlawful distribution of opioids, health care fraud

Manuel C. Barit, M.D., the only practicing physician at Mullens Family Clinic, is charged with 19 counts of distribution of Schedule II controlled substances, including the opioid hydrocodone, outside the bounds of a legitimate medical practice.

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-05-21 19:05:57

Fayette County man arrested after stolen items found in local pawn shop

Officers said they responded to a burglary call at a home in the Mount Carbon area on April 23. The victim told officers Moore was helping her move when he stole several items from her home including DVDs, video games, two play stations.

WVNT-TV - 2018-05-21 13:45:43

PCB-contaminated soil will not be moved away from Minden

Hannabass said the substance in the tank that was cracked and unearthed May 10 by a construction worker near Shaffer's is not PCB, based on testing for that substance by the state, according to the W.Va. Department of Environmental Protection. He said the tank could possibly pre-date Shaffer's.

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-05-22 07:00:00

Sheriff’s office investigating death - Pomeroy Daily Sentinel

POMEROY — The Meigs County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 28-year-old male early Sunday morning.Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood told the Sentinel that his office was alerted by Meigs County EMS around 12:30 a.m. of an unresponsive individual who had been brought to the EMS station


Police search for suspect after East Bank Shooting

East Bank Middle School in the area is under a precautionary lockdown at this time, though a district spokeswoman says there was no violence at the school and no identified danger to the school, it is precautionary.

WOWK - 2018-05-21 13:03:18

Controversial Senate candidate Don Blankenship says he will make a third-party run in West Virginia

Don Blankenship walks out of the Robert C. Byrd U.S. Courthouse in Charleston, W.Va., on Nov. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Tilley, File)

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-05-21 16:29:00

City to seek alcoholic beverage license for Black Knight Park

The City of Beckley has plans to discreetly serve alcohol with lunch and dinner at Black Knight Historic Municipal Park, the new public park which was the former Black Knight Country Club, Mayor Rob Rappold confirmed Monday.

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-05-22 07:00:00

Police need your help finding missing Virginia man

RICH CREEK, VA (WVNS) -- The Rich Creek Virginia Police Department is looking for help locating a missing man, Bill Chop Jr.


Sought a chainsaw...: Woman charged in Easter Sunday decapitation to face grand jury

Roena Cheryl Mills, 41, of Rural Retreat, Va. was brought Friday morning before Magistrate Sandra Dorsey for a preliminary hearing. Mills was found the morning of Easter Sunday covered with blood at an Eden Valley Road home in Lerona.


‘Armed and dangerous’ men sought in Bluefield shooting

Taurean Miller, 24, Dushawn Dowell, 23, and Deoantre Dowell, 23, all of Bluefield, are wanted in connection with shootings that occurred on Preston and North streets Tuesday afternoon around 4:30 p.m.


Responses offered to Neola woman's complaints

Addressing county commissioners recently, Erma Jean McKinney aired her concerns about flooding and the general condition of W.Va. 92, the highway that runs past her property, which is north of White Sulphur Springs. She said she has been working on the twin problems since 2010, with limited success.


Charges upgraded to first-degree murder in decapitation case

Roena Cheryl Mills, 41, of Rural Retreat, Va. was brought before Magistrate Sandra Dorsey for a preliminary hearing. Mills was found the morning of Easter Sunday covered with blood at an Eden Valley Road home in Lerona.


Politicians late to the rescue in Minden

This past week, Sen. Joe Manchin finally found religion on PCB contamination in Minden, urging federal officials to see if they wouldn’t do something nice for the people in the hardscrabble, sparsely populated Fayette County town who have been treated like collateral damage going on nearly 40 years