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Police search for suspects in robbery

BLUEFIELD, Va. (WVNS)- Bluefield Virginia Police need your help identifying two suspects who stole thousands of dollars worth of items from Wal Mart. Officers with the Bluefield, Virginia Police Department tell us this happened on Tuesday, March 13th, 2018. The two men reportedlystole at least 3 tho

WVNT-TV - 2018-03-17 03:16:23

Magistrate finds probable cause in Mercer Street homicide case

PRINCETON -- A Mercer County magistrate has ruled that there was probable cause in the case of Mercer County man charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found on Christmas Day. Roger Lee Lemons Jr., 46, appeared before Magistrate Charles Poe for a preliminary hearing. Lemons was arrested F

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-17 08:40:00

Man arrested on abduction and assault charges in Pulaski

PULASKI, Va. (WFXR) - A man has been arrested in connection to a reported assault in Pulaski. The police department was called to the 100 block of South Washington Avenue on March 14 at about 8:24 a.m. When officers arrived, they found a victim that was injured but not able to give a statement bef

WVNT-TV - 2018-03-17 01:14:16

Wytheville man shot by police is convicted of felonies

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SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-03-16 15:44:00

Baldwin, Vest pace O'Sullivan field

ATHENS - Rebecca Vest picked up more than a first-place award following the fourth annual Kevin O'Sullivan Classic 5k race on Saturday morning. Colin O'Sullivan, a son of the late Kevin O'Sullivan, dropped down on one knee in front of the crowd at the awards ceremony and offered her a sparkling enga

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-18 03:21:00

Princeton man pleads guilty to sexual abuse of 5-year-old girl

PRINCETON - A 20-year-old Princeton man pleaded guilty Wednesday to the first-degree sexual abuse of a 5-year-old girl. Dylan Ray Justice faces five to 25 years when he is sentenced April 30 at 10 a.m. in Raleigh County Circuit Court. In addition to the abuse plea, Justice also pleaded guilty to a s


Crews battle fire at old post office in Amigo

Emergency crews battled a structure fire in Amigo Thursday afternoon, Raleigh County emergency dispatchers confirmed. Dispatchers reported the fire was reported about 2 p.m., and Rhodell, Coal City and Sophia fire departments responded, along with Jan-Care Ambulance. They said the fire took place

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-03-17 07:00:00

Menu at Yummi Japan includes magic show, Thai ice cream

Fresh food, family, reasonable prices - and magic - are important at Yummi Japan, the Hibachi grill and sushi restaurant which opened at Beckley Crossing on Wednesday. Ling Qiu and Wei Qiu, the sister and brother team who own and operate the new Yummi, say great customer service is what really drive

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Hundreds without power in Mercer County

More than 1700 homes and businesses are without power in Mercer County. The outage happened at 9:51 a.m; impacting customers in Bluefield and parts of Green Valley. According to the Appalachian Power, an issue occurred at the south Bluefield substation. Workers patrolled the line, but couldn't find


Raleigh County man pleads guilty to sex abuse charge

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) -- - A hearing was held in Raleigh County Circuit Court on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 for a man accused of sex abuse. Dylan Ray Justice, 20, pleaded guilty to the charge. The victim was five years old at the time. According to prosecutors, the crime happened in August of 2016. Just


Friends build 14 foot snowman in Bluefield

BLUEFIELD - "You've heard the expression, 'When God gives you lemons, make lemonade.' Well, when God gives you snow, make a snowman," Bradford Bauer said as laughter filled his home. The product of his philosophy, built with the help of his friend of 31 years, Kevin Garrard, stands tall and proud in


Mercer man sentenced for sexual assault of a juvenile

PRINCETON - After expressing regret and apologizing to the victim, a Mercer County man was sentenced Monday to a term of three to 10 years in prison for third-degree sexual assault involving a female juvenile. Brian D. Williams, 50, of Bluefield was brought before Circuit Court Judge William Sadler


Charlotte Man Sentenced on Federal Drug Charge in Bluefield

Bluefield, WV - A Charlotte, NC man is sentenced to 30 months in federal prison on drug charges. Timothy Fields, 40, pleaded guilty in November, admitting he distributed a quantity of hydromorphone to a confidential informant in Bluefield back on January 18, 2017. He also admitted that he distribute


Three Raleigh County Men Plead Guilty for Roles in Federal Drug Conspiracy

Bluefield, WV - Three Beckley men pleaded guilty for their roles in a drug trafficking conspiracy, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Shaun A. Jones, 40, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute more than 100 grams of heroin. Corey D. Larkin, 38, entered his guilty plea to c


Three plead guilty for their roles in drug trafficking

Three Beckley men pleaded guilty Tuesday for their roles in a drug trafficking conspiracy. Shaun A. Jones, 40, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute more than 100 grams of heroin. Corey D. Larkin, 38, entered his guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to