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    Rebecca Fernandez
    Rebecca Fernandez

    Rebecca Fernandez joined Newswatch as a Reporter in February, and was quickly promoted to Weekend Anchor! She has come all the way from Miami, Florida to pursue her on-air career in Southern West Virginia! Before joining WOAY, she was a Producer at Univision News Network. Read More

    Fayette County Deputy To Be Honored for Her Work With Domestic Violence Cases

    Domestic violence cases are the most common type of violent crimes in the country, and the most dangerous for officers.  That’s why as part of “Domestic...

    Man Arrested for Attempted Murder of West Virginia State Trooper

    Ralph Barnett was arrested on Saturday night for obstructing and attempted murder of a West Virginia State Trooper. On Saturday, just a little after midnight, the West...

    Funeral for West Virginia Victim of Las Vegas Shooting Set for Monday

    INWOOD, W.Va. (AP) – A funeral is set for Monday for a West Virginia woman who was among the victims in the Las Vegas massacre. Brown Funeral Home Inc. says on its...

    EPA Regulators seek Bayer payment reduction in West Virginia Chemical Plant

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to allow Bayer CropScience to spend a reduced amount to resolve safety violations...

    West Virginia Pumpkin Festival Taking Place In Milton This Weekend

    October is a month full of events around West Virginia! This whole weekend, West Virginia’s Annual Pumpkin Festival is taking place in Milton! Hundreds of...

    Hurricane Nate moves toward second landfall on Gulf Coast

    (ABC NEWS) —Concerns about the Category 1 hurricane prompted officials in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida to declare states of emergency, order...

    West Virginia Voters Pass Road Bond Referendum with 72 percent Voting Yes

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – With most precincts reporting, West Virginia voters are overwhelmingly agreeing to issue $1.6 billion in state bonds to repair and build...

    Kidnapping Charged after West Virginia Girl Found

    BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) – A 19-year-old from Sweden has been charged with kidnapping after he was found with a 12-year-old girl who was reported missing two days...

    Troopers Investigating a Deadly Shooting in Clay County

    CLAY COUNTY, WV (WCHS/WVAH) — Troopers are investigating a shooting reported in Clay County. West Virginia State troopers said Jody Thomas was shot and killed...

    Police Chase Ends in Crash in Downtown Charleston

    CHARLESTON, WV (WCHS/WVAH) —  A police chase Saturday afternoon ended in a crash and then the suspect being shot by police in downtown Charleston. Police said the...