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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

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...

Authorities Release Name of Police Shooting Victim

WHITE HALL– Authorities have released the name of a suspect who was fatally shot by police officers outside a West Virginia Wal-Mart over the weekend. State police...

Governor-Elect Faces Thousands in Fines

CHARLESTON– A federal judge has approved a water pollution deal in which companies owned by West Virginia Gov.-elect Jim Justice will pay $900,000 in fines....

GA Man Charged for Drug Trafficking in Fayette County

SMITHERSРA Georgia man is in custody in Fayette County after a traffic stop in Smithers Tuesday night. Justin Parks is facing several charges both here and back...

Federal Agency Chief Cites Mine Safety Concerns

CHARLESTON– The departing head of the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration says he’s concerned miners’ protections may be rolled back under...

West Virginia Board to Request Reports of Painkiller Orders

CHARLESTON– West Virginia’s Board of Pharmacy plans to ask prescription drug wholesalers to report pharmacies that place suspiciously large orders of...

McDowell Officials Looking for More Money

WELCH– McDowell County officials are looking for money that would allow the county’s sheriff to keep deputies that are slated to be laid off by the end of...

Clay Director Will Return to Work

CLAY– The director of a West Virginia nonprofit group who was placed on leave after making a racist comment about first lady Michelle Obama on Facebook plans to...

Child Dies in Dirt Bike Accident

BECKLEY– One child is dead and another is in critical condition after an accident involving a dirt bike and a vehicle. According to the Beckley Police Department,...

Justice Businesses Being Sued

CHARLESTON– Gov.-elect Jim Justice’s businesses are being sued by a flood restoration company for unpaid bills, after cleanup crews restored parts of the...

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