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News in Mercer County, West Virginia
West Virginia DNR Director to retire
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:12:13 -0800
CHARLESTON, WV (December 19, 2014) - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced the retirement of Frank Jezioro, longtime director of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. Gov. Tomblin thanked Jezioro...
Former VA Governor's son arrested for driving while intoxicated
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:23:26 -0800
GLEN ALLEN, VA (WVVA) The son of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell is arrested for driving while intoxicated. Robert Ryan McDonnell, 23...
28 busted in drug roundup in Raleigh County
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:28:12 -0800
BECKLEY, WV (WVVA) 28 people are busted on drug charges in Raleigh County on Thursday.The warrants were served by Beckley Police, HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) task force, Raleigh County Sheriff's Department...
Firefighters battle structure fire in Raleigh County
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:58:25 -0800
TOLLEYTOWN, WV(WVVA) Firefighters are called back to the scene of a structure fire in Raleigh County. The initial call came in just after midnight to a residence on Central Avenue in Tolleytown...
West Virginia man is shot with an arrow during apparent homicide
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:58:13 -0800
WELLSBURG, WV (AP) - Police are investigating the death of a man who was shot with an arrow in Brooke County.Police tell media outlets that 51-year-old Wesley Plants...
Matoaka residents protest firing of John Sommers
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:43:13 -0800
MATOAKA, WV (WVVA) Matoaka police chief John Sommers was fired on Wednesday, and residents of the town are already protesting the decision."I am out here today in support of John Sommers who was wrongfully fired by the...Todd Colonna the mayor," says Matoaka resident Valerie Young.Young started two petitions today with friends. One petition was to reinstate John Sommers, the other to fire the ...
Hearing held over money seized by Mount Hope police officer at traffic stop
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:02:40 -0800
Mount Hope (WVVA) A battle is brewing between two law enforcement agencies over money seized during a routine traffic stop in March.At a hearing in front of Judge John Hatcher on Thursday, Fayette County prosecutors said Cpl. William Gritt with the Mount Hope Police Dept. stopped Shannon Carte and Annie Hawkins for a routine violation in Mount Hope. Prosecutors said Gritt seized Heroin, syringes ...
W.Va. gov won't declare day after Christmas a holiday
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:23:51 -0800
A spokesman for Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says the governor has no plans to officially declare a state holiday for the Friday after Christmas...
UPDATE: Police release name of person shot by homeowner
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:30:35 -0800
UPDATE: WVVA has learned the intruder shot during an apparent home invasion has died...
Purse thief is snatched by police
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:02:49 -0800
BECKLEY(WVVA) A man suspected of stealing a woman's purse in the parking lot of a Walmart store is now in custody.The elderly woman's purse was taken by force on Wednesday...