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Tyler Barker
Tyler Barker

Tyler grew up in the foothills of North Carolina, in a one stop light town named Boonville, NC and was promoted to Chief Meteorologist where you can find him weekdays at 5, 6, and 11 pm on WOAY-TV.

High Speed Chase In Beckley Causes A 3 Car Crash Involving A Beckley Officer

BECKLEY (WOAY) – A high speed chase led to a three car crash involving a Beckley Police Officer. Sargent Bailey with Beckley Police tell WOAY that shortly after...

House Fire Breaks Out In Oak Hill

OAK HILL (WOAY) – Emergency crews rushed to the scene of a structure fire in Oak Hill. Dispatchers tell WOAY the call came in at around 10:30 pm of a house fire...

WVEA Says Schools Will Be Closed In All 55 Counties Monday, Work Stoppage To Continue

CHARLESTON (WOAY) – West Virginia Education Association President Dale Lee said at a news conference Friday afternoon the statewide teacher work stoppage will...

West Virginia Senate says boot passing not roadway nuisance

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s Senate says it’s not a nuisance for firefighters to pass their empty boots or buckets in traffic to raise...

Hinton Man Arrested For Obstruction and Possession Of A Controlled Substance

HINTON (WOAY) – Hinton man is arrested and facing two different charges. George Henry Ruff, 28 of Hinton, WV, was arrested on Sunday, February 18th, 2018. Ruff was...

Oak Hill Receives ISO Public Protection Classification

OAK HILL (WOAY) – The Oak Hill fire Department has received a Public Protection Classification of 3 / 3X from the International Standards Organization (ISO). This...

West Virginia bill would allow dogs tracking wounded deer

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s Senate is advancing legislation to allow using leashed dogs to track mortally wounded deer or bear. The bill, headed to...

West Virginia House passes bill clarifying bail practices

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia House of Delegates has passed a bill to change how bail is set for certain misdemeanor cases. The Charleston Gazette-Mail...

Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people never went inside to engage the gunman and has been...

Ex-Trump campaign associates face more charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dramatically escalating the pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against President Donald...