Publication: WVNS

First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Were the two firefighters at the Tunnel lending a helping hand, or doing something illegal?

When lending a helping hand, how far is too far? During the tractor trailer fire on Friday, Colin Dunn and Virginia Prince stole an emergency vehicle and drove it through the tunnel.Dunn is a firefighter in Maryland and Prince is a firefighter in Mai ... [Published WVNS - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

How long should delays last as the Northbound lanes close at the East River Mountain Tunnel?

Officials warn drivers to expect heavy delays Tuesday night and Wednesday night as the Northbound lanes of I-77 at the East River Mountain Tunnel close down for repairs.The Tunnels Operations Manager told59Newss the Northbound lanes of I-77 will be closed ... [Published WVNS - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Soot, Operation, Police
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Lane closure planned to repair East River Mountain Tunnel

Starting on Tuesday, July 29, the northbound lanes of Interstate-77 through the East River Mountain tunnel will be closed. The lanes are being closed to allow crews to repair the tunnel after a fire that happened over the weekend. The West Virginia Department ... [Published WVNS - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Clarification: Fast Food Workers-Convention story

Summers County experiences radio interference between 911 EOC and Fire Departments Summers County experiences radio interference between 911 EOC and Fire DepartmentsUpdated: Monday, July 28 2014 4:30 PM EDT 2014-07-28 20:30:04 GMTFirefighters in Summers ... [Published WVNS - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Summers County experiences radio interference between 911 EOC and Fire Departments

Firefighters in Summers County are reporting severe interference on their radios. They told 59News that's causing trouble when they're being dispatched to calls.Although potentially dangerous, Green Sulphur District Fire chief Tom Scott said, sometimes ... [Published WVNS - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Summers County Deputies will purchase a new cruiser for a K-9 unit

The Summers County Sheriff's Department will soon be purchasing a new police cruiser to support a new K-9 unit.That's possible because of a $12,000 grant to the Summers County Commission for the benefit of the Sheriff's Department. Sergeant T. J. Cochran ... [Published WVNS - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Late Night Robbery in Lewisburg

The Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department responded to a possible robbery in Lewisburg late Sunday night (7/27).Emergency dispatchers report they received a call of a robbery at Albies on Seneca Trail.The call came in at 11:42 p.m.Very few details are ... [Published WVNS - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Former police officer was arrested in Ronceverte on Domestic Battery Charges

Update:Daniel Judy, who was arrested for domestic battery, was a former Rainelle police officer.The Ronceverte Police Department arrested Daniel Judy on Friday.Rainelle Police Chief J.P. Stevens tells us Judy was an officer at the Rainelle Police Department ... [Published WVNS - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Parts of Route 60 and train tracks blocked following Saturday's storms

In Greenbrier County, a fallen tree blocked Route 60 and parts of a train's tracks for a few hours."I've never seen storms so angry. They were really violent," said Rainelle homeowner Robert Anderson.Homeowners Robert and Martha told 59News all about ... [Published WVNS - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Severe storms possible across the region on Sunday

After quiet start to the weekend on Saturday, a strong push of unseasonably cool air is set to collide with warmer air resulting in strong to severe thunderstorms across the Two Virginias throughout the day on Sunday.The  Storm   Prediction   Center  in  ... [Published WVNS - Jul 27 2014]
Entities: Tornado, Succession, Battery
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

One Northbound lane open on I-77 at East River Mountain Tunnel: How much longer until all lanes reopen?

A tractor trailer that caught fire inside the East River Mountain Tunnel on Friday is still causing delays.It happened in the northbound lanes of the tunnel that divides Mercer and Bland counties around 2:00 Friday afternoon. The driver luckily made it ... [Published WVNS - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Health Department shuts down The Ice Cream Man, Al Jessup's business

We have an update on a story we first brought to you on Monday. Al Jessup, also known as the "The Ice Cream Man" in Beckley was forced to close his business.Patrolman James Quesenberry with Beckley Police told 59News a search warrant was issued on Jessup's ... [Published WVNS - Jul 27 2014]

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"They will let a group of drivers go through and they will escort them through while the other side is on standby and then they will do the same for the other side" Beck said
"Our job is to help civilians and I understand that sometimes civilians would like to help us but the best thing they can do is just stand to the side. It takes our efforts off the fire and off the mission we are trying to accomplish when we have to worry about getting them to safety" Corbin Fredeking said
"Not only does it add to the safety of the individual officer but also to the safety of the citizens and of the suspect. The dog gives us another tool instead of having to go straight to, in some cases, deadly force" Cochran said
"It's aggravating and frustrating to ourfirefighterss but with telecommunications, things happen. I've been in this business for years and sometimes you can fix it in a day, sometimes months before you have to find the problem in order to fix it" Scott told us

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How long should delays last as the Northbound l... [Published WVNS - 20 hours ago]
Were the two firefighters at the Tunnel lending... [Published WVNS - 20 hours ago]
Lane closure planned to repair East River Mount... [Published WVNS - Jul 29 2014]
Clarification: Fast Food Workers-Convention story [Published WVNS - Jul 28 2014]
Summers County Deputies will purchase a new cru... [Published WVNS - Jul 28 2014]
Summers County experiences radio interference b... [Published WVNS - Jul 28 2014]
Suspect in Beckley armed robbery beaten by preg... [Published WVNS - Jul 28 2014]
Late Night Robbery in Lewisburg [Published WVNS - Jul 28 2014]
Former police officer was arrested in Roncevert... [Published WVNS - Jul 28 2014]
Parts of Route 60 and train tracks blocked foll... [Published WVNS - Jul 27 2014]
Severe storms possible across the region on Sunday [Published WVNS - Jul 27 2014]
The Health Department shuts down The Ice Cream ... [Published WVNS - Jul 27 2014]
One Northbound lane open on I-77 at East River ... [Published WVNS - Jul 26 2014]
One person injured following early morning acci... [Published WVNS - Jul 26 2014]
Firefighters respond to overnight structure fire [Published WVNS - Jul 26 2014]
Is the Wound Healing Center in Greenbrier Count... [Published WVNS - Jul 26 2014]
Traffic backs up as Fire in Tunnel Causes Delays [Published WVNS - Jul 25 2014]
Dee Dee Johnson to serve 60 days in jail for st... [Published WVNS - Jul 25 2014]
Couple arrested for stealing a car in Wyoming C... [Published WVNS - Jul 25 2014]
Construction on the new Huff Consolidated build... [Published WVNS - Jul 24 2014]
Fayetteville Police search for suspect in Walma... [Published WVNS - Jul 24 2014]
Apache To Release Second-Quarter 2014 Results J... [Published WVNS - Jul 24 2014]
Two Locations Robbed in Fayette County [Published WVNS - Jul 24 2014]
Multiple Trees, Power Lines Down in Fayette County [Published WVNS - Jul 24 2014]
McDowell County Man Charged With Beating Pregna... [Published WVNS - Jul 24 2014]
Police in Greenbrier County round-up criminals [Published WVNS - Jul 23 2014]
Beckley plans to Annex areas outside City limit... [Published WVNS - Jul 23 2014]
MISSING: Beckley Police search for William Daniel [Published WVNS - Jul 23 2014]
Hearing scheduled in capital murder case out of... [Published WVNS - Jul 23 2014]
Makeshift bomb explodes at Little General in Ro... [Published WVNS - Jul 23 2014]
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