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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

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...

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...

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