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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

Kidnapping Suspect in Custody After Missing Teen Found Safe

BECKLEY– Police have filed a kidnapping charge against a 20-year-old man who they say pulled a 16-year-old girl from a Beckley pharmacy bathroom and forced her...

AMBER ALERT CANCELLED: Missing Beckley Girl Found, Accused Kidnapper Arrested

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) — Beckley Police cancelled an Amber Alert this afternoon for 16-year-old Jaddah Rodgers. They found her in the town of Raleigh in Raleigh...

Wanted Man Last Seen in Fayette County

The Summers County Detachment of the West Virginia State Police need your help finding a wanted man. Michael Wayne Palmer is wanted for skipping bail after an original...

Press Secretary: Grant Herring

Governor- Elect Jim Justice announced that Grant Herring will serve as his Press Secretary. Herring was Justice’s Communications Director during the 2016 campaign....

West Virginia Settling Drug Suit Against Two More Distributors

CHARLESTON– Two major prescription drug distributors have agreed to settle a West Virginia lawsuit alleging they fueled West Virginia’s opioid epidemic with...

Justice Taps Head of Engineering Firm for Commerce Secretary

CHARLESTON–  West Virginia’s incoming governor has chosen the president of an engineering and architecture firm to be his administration’s commerce...

Scott Van Meter Sworn in as New Raleigh County Sheriff

BECKLEY– There’s a new sheriff in town in Raleigh County. Former state trooper Scott Van Meter was sworn into office on Tuesday. Meter beat Mount Hope Police...

WANTED: Matthew Walker

The Beckley Police Department is currently searching for Matthew Walker. Walker is wanted for numerous felony warrants including, forgery and felony conspiracy....

Official: Progress ‘Substantial’ for Flood Survivors in Clay

BOMONT– Officials say they’re making progress on the housing needs of flood survivors in Clay County. Earlier this month Joe and Sherry Fasanelli were still...

Woman Dies in Christmas Eve Fire

JUMPING BRANCH– A West Virginia woman has died and a man has been injured following a house fire on Christmas Eve. Media report Jumping Branch Fire Chief Eric...

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