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Rebecca Fernandez
Rebecca Fernandez

Rebecca Fernandez joined Newswatch as a Reporter in February, and was quickly promoted to Weekend Anchor, and has come all the way from Florida to pursue her on-air career in Southern West Virginia! Read More

Additional Charges For Man Who Set Girlfriend On Fire; Sister of the Victim Speaking Out

“There’s nothing that could’ve been said or done to have an outcome like this,” said Kimberly Gilbert. Kimberly’s sister, Belinda Cox, was...

Police Searching For Wanted Suspect Who Stole Cancer Medication, Firearms and a Car

A husband and wife went out of town on Sunday afternoon and came back home on Monday night to find their home broken into.  “Mahan is a small community in...

Man charged with trying to kill girlfriend by setting her on fire now faces more charges

UPDATE (9/19):  In reference to the previously reported attempted murder on Earle Street, Dwayne Lane has now been charged with the following additional offenses; he...

Health providers and local officials come together to fight a common goal: The Opioid Epidemic

Dozens of health providers and officials from Raleigh County are coming together to fight one common goal: the opioid epidemic. “The Appalachian region has been...

Suspects wanted in Ohio Carjacking Arrested in West Virginia

WEST MILFORD, W.Va. (AP) – Police say three suspects wanted in an Ohio carjacking have been arrested in West Virginia after an hours-long manhunt. Harrison County...

West Virginians Have One Month Left to Register for FEMA Assistance

CHARLESTON, WV (WCHS/WVAH) — West Virginians affected by the July floods in the several northern counties have one month left to register for disaster assistance with...

Ten hour standoff in Winfield ends in shootout; suspect shot

WINFIELD, WV (WCHS/WVAH) — A ten-hour standoff ended in a shootout early Saturday morning in Winfield. Putnam County Sheriff Steve Deweese said the situation began...

West Virginia Supreme Court throws out injunction blocking right-to-work law

CHARLESTON, WV (WCHS/WVAH) — The West Virginia Supreme Court has thrown out a preliminary injunction that was blocking implementation of the right-to-work law in the...

Point Pleasant prepares for 16th annual Mothman Festival

POINT PLEASANT, WV (WCHS/WVAH) — Things are getting pretty spooky in Mason County for the 16th annual Mothman Festival this weekend. It’s going to be a creepy two...

Ex-coal CEO asks court to toss conviction in mine explosion

.CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Attorneys for former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship have made a last pitch to the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out his conviction...