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A teenager is killed following an early morning car crash in Oak Hill Video included

:OAK HILL-A teenager is dead following a motor vehicle accident in Oak Hill earlier this[Saturday] morning. Sheriff Steve Kessler released the following information  More>>

Tazewell County Deputies use a simulator to stay prepared for real world situations Video included

TAZEWELL, VA (WVVA) Since late 2008, Deputies from the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office have been using a simulator to prepare themselves for real life situations, from school shootings, domestic disputes and a wide variety of other situations.Chief of Operations Mike Shawver says the extra preparation keeps them ahead of the game. Shawver says, "you know putting an officer through a situation like this, putting them through a scenario like this could give them an added edge."The simulator is... More>>

The Maybeury Post Office is temporarily closed after catching on fire Video included

MAYBEURY (WVVA)- The Maybeury Post Office in Mcdowell County is temporarily closed after catching on fire, late Friday night. More>>

UPDATE: residents, businesses in Greenbrier Co. asked to conserve water Video included

(LEWISBURG) Ronceverte is the last part of Greenbrier County to have their water restored.  The hope is for the water crisis to be over on Monday when Ronceverte's boil water advisory is lifted.

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Class action lawsuits filed after Greenbrier Co. water crisis Video included

Class action lawsuits filed after Greenbrier County water crisis Class action lawsuits filed after Greenbrier County water crisis

Several local businesses and individuals are going after Woodford Transportation, the company that owns the tanker truck that wrecked and spilled 4,000 gallons of fuel into the Greenbrier River last Friday.  At least two class action lawsuits were filed... More>>

Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive in tub

The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive, face down in a bathtub Saturday and taken to a hospital in the north Atlanta suburbs, police said. More>>

EXCLUSIVE: Family of Kayla Neel speaks out Video included

A month has passed since the night of December 16th, when Laura and Allen Christian's 20-year-old daughter Kayla Neel was shot in the face.  "We just thought they would separate and everything would be okay. We never thought he would be capable of this," says Christian.  Kayla's mother, Laura Christian, says they knew Kayla and Michael had been fighting but they never expected their son-in-law would be so violent. More>>

Carpentry and cabinet class students build new shelves for the Tazewell County Visitors Center Video included

BLUEFIELD, VA (WVVA) The Tazewell County Visitors Center replaced their 12 year old shelves, thanks to some local students. Though they served their purpose well, the visitor center says the old shelves were low to the ground, making it difficult for senior citizens to grab brochures. The visitors center reached out to students in a carpentry and cabinet class from the Tazewell County Career and Technical Center to have new shelves made. Tourism Coordinator David Woodard says the new shelves ... More>>

Virginia coal company to idle coal mines in 2 W.Va. counties

Virginia-based Alpha Natural Resources Inc. says it has notified workers at coal mines in two West Virginia counties that the company plans to idle their operations... More>>

West Virginians warned about tax refund email scam

State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginia taxpayers to be aware of an email scam claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service... More>>

UPDATE: Hearing rescheduled for accused Lewisburg cop shooter Video included

GRANVILLE COUNTY, NC (WVVA) Two men accused in a police shooting in Lewisburg are indicted on charges of first degree murder in North Carolina.On Monday... More>>

Beckley man is arrested for Wyoming Co. car theft

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MULLENS, WV (WVVA) A Beckley man is accused of stealing a car and going on a shoplifting spree. Nicholas Brehm was arrested on Friday by deputies in Raleigh County. He is charged with grand larceny... More>>

McDowell County man enters guilty plea in 1981 shooting death of his father Video included

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WVVA) A man serving time for incest and 2nd degree sexual assault enters a guilty plea in the 1981 shooting death of his father. David Miller, 54... More>>

Honey bee numbers decline Video included

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says that between October 2013 and April 2014, 32.8 percent of managed honey bee colonies in Virginia died... More>>

Beckley police officers fight crime with coffee Video included

Beckley (WVVA) When hundreds of protesters descended on downtown Nashville following the Ferguson Grand Jury decision, the police chief did not take to the streets and arrest the unruly. Instead, he did something out of the ordinary -- he bought them coffee. It was a small gesture that spread. This year, Beckley police officers are taking it one step further, hosting 'Coffee with a Cop,' a rare opportunity for the public to meet with cops in a non-threatening environment."We've had a lot of p... More>>

Super Bowl Zone this Saturday on WVVA

(WVVA) Get a head start on the NFL's biggest game of the season. 'Super Bowl Zone' is a half-hour show by NBC Sports offered on the Eve of the big game. Watch it on WVVA at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday,... More>>

Fire destroys home in Greenbrier County Video included

A home on Greenbrier Avenue in Ronceverte is destroyed by fire on Friday. A home on Greenbrier Avenue in Ronceverte is destroyed by fire on Friday.

RONCEVERTE, WV (WVVA) A Greenbrier County home is destroyed by fire Friday afternoon. The fire started around 1:15 p.m. at a residence on Greenbrier Avenue in Ronceverte... More>>

McDowell County residents mourn loss of murdered Georgia couple Video included

MCDOWELL CO, WV (WVVA) It seems unlikely that an elderly couple from Georgia would have any ties to southern West Virginia. But for the last fifteen years Bud and June Runion have traveled to McDowell County. More>>

SunCoke idling mines in Buchanan County Video included

BUCHANAN COUNTY, VA (WVVA) SunCoke Energy idles one mine in Buchanan County, has plans to idle two more in February. According to a company news release, the Dominion 30 mine... More>>

Missing Virginia teen found in Arkansas

UPDATE: Missing teen Aysia Lewis and Donald Quesenberry have been found in the state of Arkansas. More>>

Sanctuary in the mountains Video included

Nigeria is a country plagued with poverty. According to UNICEF, only 54% of children in Nigeria attend secondary school."Getting a quality education, it probably would have been really difficult for me." Ike Ndule, originally from Nigeria now attends Mountain Mission School. More>>

A call about an illegal burn leads deputies to an alleged copper theft

LILLY GROVE (WVVA)- Deputies with the Mercer County Sheriff's office responded to a call regarding an illegal burn on Spring Grove Avenue Extension in Lilly Grove More>>

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    Enter to win an Emergency Car Kit!

    Winter driving can be treacherous in West Virginia, that's why WVVA has partnered with the state Department of Transportation to help you be prepared. Enter now through Feb 27.More >>
    Winter driving can be treacherous in West Virginia, that's why WVVA has once again partnered with the state Department of Transportation to help you be prepared! Register here for your chance to win!More >>
  • Capitol Beat 2015

    Capitol Beat 2015

    Tune in to WVVA News every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. during the 82nd West Virginia Legislative Session. Watch Capitol Beat Reporter Barbara Hawkins in action as she talks to lawmakers one-on-one...More >>
    Tune in to WVVA News every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. during the 82nd West Virginia Legislative Session. Watch Capitol Beat Reporter Barbara Hawkins in action as she talks to lawmakers one-on-one...More >>
  • Blue Mountain Performing Arts Concert Series

    Blue Mountain Performing Arts Concert Series

    The Blue Mountain Performing Arts is a civic non-profit organization with a goal to foster and encourage public appreciation of music, the teaching of music, the history of music and music appreciation, and to make music accessible to out community at affordable prices...More >>
    The Blue Mountain Performing Arts is a civic non-profit organization with a goal to foster and encourage public appreciation of music, the teaching of music, the history of music and music appreciation, and to make music accessible to out community at affordable prices...More >>
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