Publication: WVNS

First reported 45 mins ago - Updated 45 mins ago - 1 reports

Makeshift bomb explodes at Little General in Rock Creek, WV

State Troopers are investigating an explosion at the Little General in Rock Creek that happened on Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014.According to state police, a makeshift bomb went off at the store at around 6:51 p.m. There are reports that several people were injured. ... [Published WVNS - 45 mins ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Route 250 closed after Tanker flips in Pocahontas County

Pocahontas County -Several crews were on the scene of a tanker truck accident in Pocahontas County.A tanker truck flipped on Route 250 in front of the Exxon near Bartow and caught fire. Emergency services tell us that diesel fuel from the truck spilled ... [Published WVNS - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Diesel Fuel, emergency
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

New CASE homes in Bluefield are almost ready for move-in day

Several families in Mercer County are moving into brand new homes thanks to a state grant.The CASE office in Bluefield is almost done with building ten new homes for less fortunate families to buy or rent this summer.The 1.2 million dollars for the project ... [Published WVNS - 17 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Man dies after truck falls on him in Fayette County

FAYETTE COUNTY -The Fayette County Sheriff's Department is investigating a death that happened in the Maplewood area. Loran Jones, age 66, of Danese was killed in what Deputies said is an apparent accident Tuesday afternoon (7/22).According to a press ... [Published WVNS - 16 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

17 suspects are arrested in Raleigh County during drug roundup

Arrests are made in a multi-agency drug sweep across Southern West Virginia.Armed with warrants, police officers, deputies and troopers hit the streets on Tuesday, rounding up drug offenders. The Beckley-Raleigh County Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force ... [Published WVNS - 15 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

New technology helps crack down on meth labs in the mountain state

Tracking down meth labs in southern West Virginia just got a whole lot easier thanks to a new piece of technology.Members of our law enforcement in Mercer County were trained on how to use this tool referred to as the National Precursor Log Exchange or ... [Published WVNS - 17 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Crews respond to fatal accident in Jodie

A man who was involved in an accident near Jodie, WV spent the night in the woods while trying to get to a telephone. Crews with the Gauley Bridge Fire Department and the Fayette County Sheriff's Office were on the scene of an accident in the area of ... [Published WVNS - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Early Morning Robbery in White Sulphur Springs

Greenbrier County Emergency Dispatchers are confirming that a robbery took place at Lewies in White Sulphur Springs ... [Published WVNS - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Robbery, emergency
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Two Boone County Firefighters charged with forging training certificates

The West Virginia Fire Marshal's Office filed criminal complaints against a fire chief and an officer of the Wharton-Barrett Volunteer Fire Department on Monday, July 21, 2014.Ira Rash is charged with Forgery of a Public Record and Conspiracy. Rash allegedly ... [Published WVNS - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE: Chad Cook captured nearly 2 months after reported missing from Beckley Correctional Center

BECKLEY -UPDATE:Officials with the Beckley Correctional Center announced on Monday, July 21, 2014 that an inmate who escaped from the facility in May was back in custody. Chad Edward Cook had signed out on a job pass on May, 23 but did not return. According ... [Published WVNS - Jul 21 2014]
Entities: Custody
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS: Deputies search for suspect in Boissevain convenience store robbery

A robbery that happened at a convenience store in Tazewell County, VA has deputies searching for the suspect. According to Sheriff Brian Hieatt, a person went into Crazy Horse Two in Boissevain at around 8:50 p.m. on Sunday, July 20.The clerk had apparently ... [Published WVNS - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

WV Governor's Office: No immigrants at the Summit

MOUNT HOPE - In response to rumors of illegal immigrants being housed the the Summit Bechtel Family Boy Scout Reserve in Fayette County, 59News reached out to the Boy Scouts and the West Virginia Governor's Office. According to Lawrence Messina with the ... [Published WVNS - Jul 21 2014]

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"Therefore there's funding available through the federal government for heightened drug enforcement. There's more opportunity to run long term investigations into this which results in days like today with multiple warrants being served" Sgt. Bennett said
"The initial investigation indicates that this was just a tragic accident," said Sheriff Kessler. "This accident does not appear to be drug or alcohol related and there is no indication of foul play at this time." This incident remains under investigation by Sergeant J R McMullen of the Fayette County Sheriff's Office
"As far as bringing down entire organizations and labs we didn't even know existed before... with the product we can go in and look at different pharmacies and individuals and we can identify new suspects without having any other information" said Chris Comeaux
"This is a wonderful city, lots of good people here lots of nice areas. But the entrances to the city... those areas don't look like that's what you're coming into so I hope this is a good example of what we can do" said CASE Executive Director Oretta Hubbard

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Makeshift bomb explodes at Little General in Ro... [Published WVNS - 45 mins ago]
17 suspects are arrested in Raleigh County duri... [Published WVNS - 15 hours ago]
Route 250 closed after Tanker flips in Pocahont... [Published WVNS - 16 hours ago]
Man dies after truck falls on him in Fayette Co... [Published WVNS - 16 hours ago]
New technology helps crack down on meth labs in... [Published WVNS - 17 hours ago]
New CASE homes in Bluefield are almost ready fo... [Published WVNS - 17 hours ago]
Crews respond to fatal accident in Jodie [Published WVNS - 23 hours ago]
Early Morning Robbery in White Sulphur Springs [Published WVNS - Jul 22 2014]
Two Boone County Firefighters charged with forg... [Published WVNS - Jul 21 2014]
UPDATE: Chad Cook captured nearly 2 months afte... [Published WVNS - Jul 21 2014]
SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS: Deputies search for suspec... [Published WVNS - Jul 21 2014]
WV Governor's Office: No immigrants at the Summit [Published WVNS - Jul 21 2014]
Mercer County deputies on the lookout for man i... [Published WVNS - Jul 20 2014]
Mercer County Sheriff's Deputies Searching for ... [Published WVNS - Jul 20 2014]
Early Morning House Fire in Minden [Published WVNS - Jul 20 2014]
Crews Fought a Fire at Glade Springs Overnight [Published WVNS - Jul 20 2014]
Woman Sent to the Hospital after Tractor Traile... [Published WVNS - Jul 19 2014]
Tazewell County Deputies Arrest Suspected Kidna... [Published WVNS - Jul 19 2014]
Man arrested after shooting in Fayette County [Published WVNS - Jul 19 2014]
Alleged gunfire involving local reporter now in... [Published WVNS - Jul 18 2014]
MISSING: State Police in search for missing tee... [Published WVNS - Jul 18 2014]
Accident Closes Portion of Route 99 [Published WVNS - Jul 18 2014]
Man with one leg steals tailgate in broad daylight [Published WVNS - Jul 17 2014]
Crab Orchard man admits to dealing prescription... [Published WVNS - Jul 17 2014]
Beckley Pill Initiative helps to send three dru... [Published WVNS - Jul 17 2014]
UPDATE: Funeral for west side murder victim to ... [Published WVNS - Jul 17 2014]
Canadian securities regulators adopt amendments... [Published WVNS - Jul 17 2014]
Abandoned building burns to ground in Saulsvill... [Published WVNS - Jul 17 2014]
Accident on WV Turnpike in Ghent sends 1 person... [Published WVNS - Jul 17 2014]
House Fire in Fayette County [Published WVNS - Jul 17 2014]
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