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Justice Backs Measures to Address State’s Drug Crisis

CHARLESTON–  The Justice administration is calling for several measures to address the state’s drug crisis including tougher penalties for bringing illicit...

WV Bill to Ban Kids From Tanning Beds Advances

CHARLESTON– Citing skin cancer risks, lawmakers in West Virginia are considering joining more than a dozen other states that prohibit children from using tanning...

Officials: Overdose Response Team is Huntington’s Next Step

HUNTINGTON– Huntington is considering creating a quick-response team to reach out to those who have overdosed. The Herald-Dispatch reports it comes as officials in...

Much of West Virginia Under Flash Flood Watch

CHARLESTON– The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for much of West Virginia. The weather service says excessive rainfall is possible through...

Two Struck by Lightning in Raleigh County

CLEAR CREEK– Two people in Raleigh County have been hospitalized after being struck by lightning. Dispatchers tell WOAY the incident happened at a mine up...

Graham Student Dies in Bluefield Crash

BLUEFIELD– A Graham High School student died in a crash late Monday in Bluefield. A student at the school tells Newswatch the victim is Jackie Whitehead, known as...

Worker Dies in Mine Owned by WV Gov. Jim Justice

CHARLESTON–  Authorities say a worker took a fatal fall at a West Virginia mine owned by Gov. Jim Justice. Patrick Graham is vice president for Southern Coal...

UPDATE: Man has been caught

UPDATE: The suspect has been caught according to the Oak Hill Police Department. More details to come. Breaking News:  Police are searching for this man in the picture...

West Virginia spring forest fire season starts this week

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s spring forest fire season starts this week with limits on outside burning. The season begins Wednesday and runs through May...

West Virginia House votes to prohibit nepotism

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s House of Delegates has agreed unanimously to prohibit nepotism in government hiring and working conditions. The House, voting...

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