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Rescued Four, Facing Criminal Charges

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – The four people who entered the rock house powellton mine illegally where found safe and have been rescued. Now there is a possibility...

A New Judge Has Been Appointed For The Fayette County Courthouse

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Governor Jim Justice has appointed a new judge for the Fayette county courthouse. A practicing Fayetteville attorney and member of...

What Is It Like For Locally Owned Businesses During The Holidays

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) – There is a lot of shopping and consuming happening in preparation for the holiday season. This time of year for different franchises, is the...

Beckley Police Warning Residents Of Bomb Threats

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – Beckley Police are warning people of bomb threats. There have been bomb threats reported across the country where a ransom of bitcoin (a form...

Man rescued in coal mine: Four-day ordeal was ‘terrible’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Their faces covered in black soot, three adults safely rescued after several days in an inactive West Virginia coal mine were mobbed by loved...

Lock Down Lifted For One Monroe County School

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Peterstown Elementary School was placed on lockdown earlier today after a report came in of someone in the woods had a weapon. Monroe...

UPDATE: Mercer County man who said child sex abuse was accidental found guilty

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) – A Mercer County man has been found guilty on sexual abuse and sexual assault on a 3-year-old girl. According to the Prosecuting...

Rescued man says mine ordeal was ‘life changing’ and he learned his lesson

CLEAR CREEK, W.Va. (AP) – The Latest on the rescue of three adults at an abandoned coal mine in West Virginia (all times local): 10:45 a.m. One of three adults...

NPS Launches Love Your Park Challenge as Winter Operating Hours Begin

GLEN JEAN, WV (WOAY) – New River Gorge National River Superintendent Lizzie Watts has announced a new Love Your Park Challenge to kick off the winter season and give...

State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Tazewell County

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) – Virginia State Police Trooper J. Stiltner is investigating a fatal crash in Tazewell County. The crash occurred Dec. 8, 2018, at 11:30...

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