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Governor's car rear-ended at Beckley intersection

When the officer arrived, the intersection was being managed by the governor's State Police security detail and the officer was able to discern that the driver of the second car, Joshua Lucas, 20, ran into the rear of the vehicle being driven by the governor.

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-05-26 23:54:00

Air show takes off despite rain: People brave weather to enjoy Mercer Airport Wings and Wheels Fly-in

A P-51 Mustang was on display all day, though, and that special World War II fighter plane, as part of the Rise Above Tuskagee Airmen display, garnered a lot of attention.

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-05-27 09:00:00

Torrential downpours have closed roads, created mudslides in Athens area

A section of Red Sulphur Turnpike outside of Athens is flooded and closed due to a flash flood Sunday. The bridge near the intersection of Old Dairy Road and Red Sulphur Turnpike is nearly covered by the rising flood waters.Contributed photoATHENS — Torrential downpours have closed roads and created

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-05-27 23:13:00

DEVELOPING: Single-car accident in Beckley closes Maxwell Hill Road

According to Raleigh County dispatchers, the call from Beckley Police came in at 7:06 this morning. They say the car collided with a telephone pole. The Raleigh County Sheriff's Department, Bradley-Prosperity Volunteer Fire Department, Jan Care Ambulance, and AEP were also dispatched to the scene.

WVNT-TV - 2018-05-27 12:33:50

Man arrested in accident causing death of teen

The accident happened on the old Hobet Mining property near Danville. The 17 year-old male, a Scott High School student, was a passenger in the vehicle involved in the crash. His name is being withheld at this time out of respect for the family.

LOGAN BANNER - 2018-05-27 15:41:00

Police: Teen shot, killed during drug deal

It happened Friday, just after 8:30 on Regalwood Drive. Winston-Salem Police said when officers arrived on scene, they found Garcia unresponsive on the ground in front of 4820 Regalwood Drive. Garcia was pronounced dead on scene.

WXII 12 - 2018-05-26 12:21:00

Beckley PD searching for man wanted in truck theft

Beckley Police continue to searching for a man wanted in the theft of a truck from a Beckley Dominos Pizza parking lot.According to previous reports, the theft occurred at approximately 4:15 p.m. on May 18 at the Nell Jean Square Dominos location.The vehicle has since been recovered, though police a

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-05-26 20:43:00

Evacuations ordered with reports of high water in Tazewell, Virginia

TAZEWELL, VA (WVNS) --Areas in the city of Tazewell are being ordered to evacuate after flooding Saturday, May 26th, 2018.

WVNT-TV - 2018-05-26 15:16:31

Woman arrested on murder and child abuse charges in Giles County

PULASKI, Va. (WDBJ7) --According to the Pulaski Police Department, officers have arrested Amber Renee Lucas, 28 of Pulaski, on felony murder and child abuse charges resulting in a death.


Tazewell area experiencing heavy flooding

Sections of Tazewell are flooded following early morning downpours May 26. Fire and rescue personnel were called out around nine a.m. and by 10 we’re calling for boats from Richlands and Bluefield to assist with evacuating people. By 10:30 a.m. a shelter was open at the county administration buildin

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-05-26 16:47:26

Officials: Local hotel could be closed if tax is not paid

County Commission President Gene Buckner, Commissioner Greg Puckett and Commissioner Bill Archer signed a formal letter of complaint to International Hotels Group (ING) in Atlanta, Georgia concerning the Holiday Inn Express off Oakvale Road near Princeton regarding “its blatant disregard for West Vi


Hanging out in the clouds: Air show, aviation displays arrive in Mercer County this weekend

Events will continue through today as the Rise Above Tuskegee Airmen Museum is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., free to the public, giving the option of a 15 or 30 minute movie showing the history of the Tuskegee Airmen.


Probable cause found in shooting case

Thomas Michael Shine Jr., 21, of Princeton was brought before Magistrate Mike Flanigan for a preliminary hearing. Shine was charged with second degree murder, wanton endangerment and brandishing after the death of Bailey Dickerson, 18, who was shot May 13 during an altercation outside Shine’s home a


Princeton man sentenced for physical, sexual abuse of 3-year-old

Jonathan M. Seal, 24, was arrested in July 2017. The charges stemmed from a child abuse investigation after the child's grandmother noticed bruising to her facial area. A physical examination of the child indicated she may have been sexually abused.Click hereto read a previous report.


Late Red Sox rally comes up short against Blue Rocks

WILMINGTON, Del. — Reliever Bryan Brickhouse struck out Salem’s Brett Netzer looking with runners on first and second in the top of the ninth inning to fend off a late Red Sox rally, giving the Wilmington Blue Rocks a 4-3 win at Frawley Stadium on Friday evening.


Miller sentenced to at least 22 years for robbery, conspiracy

Lt. D.E. Stafford, right, walks in Donnie Miller for his sentencing hearing held before Judge H.L. Kirkpatrick's in Raleigh County Circuit Court Thursday morning.(Rick Barbero/The Register-Herald)Rick Barbero/The Register-Herald


State Troopers make cocaine arrest near Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) - Troopers with the Parkways Division of the West Virginia State Police made a drug arrest on Friday, May 18, 2018. It began when investigators spotted a suspicious vehicle in a secluded area near Fitzpatrick Park.


Sex crimes and attempted murder among Raleigh County indictments

Jay Bare of Beckley is facing two counts of wanton endangerment. Those charges are in connection with a shooting incident in the area of the Country Inn and Suites on Harper Road. That happened in January 2018. His father, Randolph Stump, Jr. is also facing the same charges in that incident. Stu


After violating probation, Beckley man faces 18 to 55 years

Jamar Lee Pannell Jr., 22, pleaded guilty in August 2016 to delivery of a Schedule II Narcotic Controlled Substance, burglary with forced entry, first degree robbery and conspiracy to commit a felony.


Police investigate fatal crash in Pulaski

Officers arrived around 5:15 a.m., on Wysor Road, near the Graham Road Intersection in Draper.