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Tyler Barker
Tyler Barker

Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com

White House says bin Laden son killed in US operation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al–Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist...

WV High School football player dies

ROANE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – A student dies after collapsing at a football game Friday night in Clay County. The Roane County community suffered a tragic loss last...

Virginia AG: Race details not needed for marriage licenses

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Couples planning to get married in the state will no longer have to disclose their race on their marriage application, Virginia’s attorney...

Yak on ride to butcher shop escapes to Virginia mountains

LOVINGSTON, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say a yak on its way to the butcher’s shop escaped to the nearby mountains avoiding animal control officers and treats...

Coming for your AR-15? O’Rourke scrambles Dems’ gun message

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beto O’Rourke’s “hell yes”moment at the Democrats’ presidential debate is scrambling his party’s message on guns. The Democrats have long...

Accident shuts down northbound lanes of I-77

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – An accident shuts down I-77 northbound. I77 Northbound is closed at the 23.5 mile marker due to an MVA involving 2 tractor trailers....

UPDATE: Missing Woman Located

UPDATE: BECKLEY, WV (WOAY)- According to Trooper Morton, Shawnique Hudson has been found. They would like to thank the public for their help....

Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college scam

Actress Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in the sweeping college admissions scandal. The “Desperate Housewives” star was...

WVU basketball exhibition to benefit Ohio shooting victims

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia will play an exhibition men’s basketball game to benefit the victims and families affected by a mass shooting in...

Beckley Police need your help finding a missing man

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – The Beckley Police Department is asking for your assistance in locating a missing person. Roger Allen Bennett II was last seen on Saturday,...

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