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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

Sobriety Checkpoint

On Friday, December 23, 2016 the West Virginia State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on U.S. Rt. 19 in the Beaver area of Raleigh County. The checkpoint will...

Jim Justice

Justice Campaign Spends $5M in Governor’s Race

CHARLESTON– Updated campaign finance reports show West Virginia Gov.-elect Jim Justice spent $5.1 million in his mostly self-funded winning campaign as a Democrat....

McDowell County Deputies Will Not Be Laid Off

WELCH– Funding was shifted Tuesday from a county ambulance authority in hopes of helping the McDowell County Sheriff’s Department retain six deputies that were...

Officials Probe Fayette County Treatment Center’s Spending

MOUNT HOPE– West Virginia officials are investigating how a Fayette County substance abuse rehabilitation facility that has never opened spent the state’s...

Chief Deputy Appointed

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced several personnel changes in his administration, including the appointment of a Chief Deputy Attorney General. Morrisey...

Two Arrested in Raleigh County Murder

BECKLEY– The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office is has found two “persons of interest” they were previously looking for after responding to an early...

Obama Admin Sets Rule to Protect Streams Near Coal Mines

WASHINGTON– The Obama administration has finalized rules designed to reduce the environmental impact of coal mining on the nation’s streams, a...

EPA to Appeal Court-Ordered Analysis of Coal Jobs Lost

BECKLEY– The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to appeal a federal judge’s ruling that it must begin evaluating how many power plants and coal...

Greenbrier County Man Convicted of 39 Sexual Offenses

FAYETTE COUNTY– A Greenbrier county man is in jail after being convicted of several sex abuse charges against a child. Charles Emerson Terry was convicted in...

Morrisey Leads Coalition to Roll Back Clean Power Plan

CHARLESTON– West Virginia’s Attorney General is leading a 24 state coalition to roll back one of the Obama administration’s key initiatives. Patrick...

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