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Man allegedly initiates police pursuit in an effort to avoid a DUI checkpoint Video included

PRINCETON (WVVA)- On Sunday, September 21,2014 at a little after midnight WV State Police were conducting a DUI Checkpoint on Oakvale Road in Princeton.Troopers say a newer model Chevrolet Sonic entered the checkpoint and immediately backed up in an apparent attempt to elude police.TFC J.M. Ellison turned on his lights and went after the car. The driver did not stop. According to a press release, the driver of the Chevy Sonic was Deliezha Gravely.Troopers caught up with Gravely on Washington ... More>>

One person is dead after a motorcycle accident on I 77

(WYTHEVILLE)- A man was fatally injured in a motorcycle accident at 12:45 p.m. on Sunday.Virginia State Police say two motorcyclists were traveling on Interstate 77 in the Big Walker Mountain Tunnel when they collided.The cause of the accident is under investigation. We will continue to bring you details as they become available. More>>

Man seen with UVA student faces driving charge

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A man seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared was being sought Sunday on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving, police announced at a news conference... More>>

Man shot drives himself to the hospital Video included

COAL CITY (WVVA)- The Raleigh County Sheriff's office is investigating a shooting that occurred at a home on Beaver St. in Coal City.Deputies say it happened at 2:00 P.M. on Friday...
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Walmart Shoplifter is Caught After Manhunt

BLUEFIELD (WVVA)- Officers with the Bluefield, VA Police Department were called to Walmart around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.According to Officer Josh Asbury, Walmart employees had the shoplifter in their custody while they waited for police to arrive. He got away and ran out the side door.Police searched for the man for a couple of hours. Officer Asbury says a tip led police to his whereabouts. He was hiding just across the border in West Virginia. More>>

A New Scam is Targeting the Elderly Video included

WEST VIRGINIA (WVVA)- The West Virginia Attorney General's Office is warning residents about a new scam targeting the elderly. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says scammers have been calling homes stating that residents must buy burial insurance or be fined by the state."They're saying that the law just went into effect, because they know people aren't aware of something in the past. They're trying to duke people into believing there's something they don't know. So, quickly sign up to avoid... More>>

One person is life-flighted after an early morning car accident Video included

PRINCETON (WVVA)- Multiple emergency personnel were called to an accident at First Baptist Church in Princeton around 9:00 a.m. on Sunday.According to Princeton Firefighters a car crashed into the church. Church goers tell WVVA that a man was turning to drop his wife off at the door. When he went to hit the break he accidentally hit the accelerator.They say the husband was able to get out of the car, but his wife had to be life-flighted out. The church sustained minimal damage. More>>

Study: Apple's new iPhones score big in durability

NEW YORK (AP) - Apple's new and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are more durable than last year's model and a leading Android phone, a study says. Aple's iPhone 6, whose screen measures 4.7 inches...
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Groundbreaking for Always Free Walk of Honor Video included

PRINCETON (WVVA)- The Denver Foundation hosted an official groundbreaking ceremony for the Always Free Walk of Honor on Saturday.The project has been underway for nearly two years now... More>>

Tennis pros battle on the court at Greenbrier Resort

Big names in the game of tennis are serving up some serious competition at America's Resort this weekend.It's the Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic.Sunday afternoon was a battle of "young guns" versus "the veterans" in a doubles match.The Greenbrier's Pro Emeritus Pete Sampras and legendary John McEnroe took to the court against Andy Roddick and Ryan Harrison.They joked and laughed with the crowd the whole way through, especially McEnroe who even accidentally hit his partner in the back. Ha... More>>

Lewisburg woman named president of WV Society of CPAs

A local woman has been elected by her peers as president of a state-wide organization. Something less than a handful of women have accomplished.Gayle Mason is a certified public accountant, or CPA, and has her own practice in Lewisburg.She is also the new 96th president of the West Virginia Society of CPAs.Only the fourth woman ever to be elected. She says she couldn't be more honored to be chosen by her peers. "I opened this practice so many years ago and I loved it, but I love it more today... More>>

Churches walk to end hunger in Lewisburg

On Sunday, local churches came together to participate in the Crop Hunger Walk sponsored by the Church World Service.Participants get their walk sponsored and 25% of proceeds will go to local food lockers.The rest will go to the CWS' mission to helping the hungry across the world."They teach people how to farm or build wells," explains Pastor Jonathan Turner with the Shuck Memorial Baptists Church. "And it's a process where they go into communities and actually teach them how to survive with ... More>>

Blood Donor Wins Chevy Spark Video included

PRINCETON (WVVA)- On Saturday, Ramey Chevrolet Buick GMC in Princeton hosted their annual Red Cross Car Giveaway.This is the seventh year Ramey has teamed up with the American Red Cross to promote blood drives across Southern West Virginia.More than 70 people showed up at Ramey to find out if their name would be drawn out of a hat to win a new Chevy Spark. Bruce Carr was the lucky winner. Carr donated blood in Peterstown, WV. More>>

A man troopers say robbed several homes is behind bars Video included

RALEIGH COUNTY (WVVA)- Jonathan Harvey, 36, of Macarthur is behind bars after police say he robbed 13 homes.West Virginia State Police say he broke into 13 homes and stole several items, over the past couple of months. Other charges against Harvey are pending.State Police believe he had help. Jonathan Harvey's bond is set at $250,000. More>>

Secret Service boosts security outside White House

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The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday. More>>

Hundreds remember former WV state Senator Keith Wagner

Former West Virginia state Senator Keith Wagner, or Mr. Wagner as he was known at River View High School, was laid to rest on Saturday. More>>

GM recalls 221,558 sedans for fire risk

General Motors is recalling 221,558 Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala sedans because the brake pads can stay partially engaged even when they're not needed, increasing the risk of a fire. More>>

Cemetery Drawing Criticism Video included

BLUEFIELD, W. Va. (WVVA)- The upkeep of one local cemetery is drawing criticism. Denise, who did not want to use her last name, has family buried there and she is concerned with the water exposure on the graves. Denise tells us, “It looked like water had leaked through a crypt and their name had been washed off, then I went walking around the mausoleum to find mold behind the glass doors a whole family is buried in with mold going down the wall.” She says the cemetery is not meeting suitab... More>>

MISSING: $10,000 REWARD offered for missing Greenbrier Co. Woman Video included

MISSING WOMAN: The West Virginia State Police is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Dee Ann Keene, 43, Frankford, Greenbrier County. Dee Ann was last seen in the Renick Area... More>>

Police seize 190 pounds of illegally harvested ginseng Video included

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginia natural resources police say they have made 11 arrests and seized 190 pounds of dry ginseng that was illegally harvested. More>>

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    WVVA and Cole Chevy have partnered to shine the spotlight on deserving students and teachers in classrooms across the region. View the latest recipients, and find out how you can submit nominations.More >>
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    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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  • Walmart Shoplifter is Caught After Manhunt

    Walmart Shoplifter is Caught After Manhunt

    BLUEFIELD (WVVA)- Officers with the Bluefield, VA Police Department were called to Walmart around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.According to Officer Josh Asbury, Walmart employees had the shoplifter in their custody while they waited for police to arrive. He got away and ran out the side door.Police searched for the man for a couple of hours. Officer Asbury says a tip led police to his whereabouts. He was hiding just across the border in West Virginia.More >>
    BLUEFIELD (WVVA)- Officers with the Bluefield, VA Police Department were called to Walmart around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.According to Officer Josh Asbury, Walmart employees had the shoplifter in their custody while they waited for police to arrive. He got away and ran out the side door.Police searched for the man for a couple of hours. Officer Asbury says a tip led police to his whereabouts. He was hiding just across the border in West Virginia.More >>
  • A New Scam is Targeting the Elderly

    A New Scam is Targeting the Elderly

    WEST VIRGINIA (WVVA)- The West Virginia Attorney General's Office is warning residents about a new scam targeting the elderly. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says scammers have been calling homes stating that residents must buy burial insurance or be fined by the state."They're saying that the law just went into effect, because they know people aren't aware of something in the past. They're trying to duke people into believing there's something they don't know. So, quickly sign up to avoid...More >>
    WEST VIRGINIA (WVVA)- The West Virginia Attorney General's Office is warning residents about a new scam targeting the elderly. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says scammers have been calling homes stating that residents must buy burial insurance or be fined by the state."They're saying that the law just went into effect, because they know people aren't aware of something in the past. They're trying to duke people into believing there's something they don't know. So, quickly sign up to avoid...More >>
  • One person is life-flighted after an early morning car accident

    One person is life-flighted after an early morning car accident

    PRINCETON (WVVA)- Multiple emergency personnel were called to an accident at First Baptist Church in Princeton around 9:00 a.m. on Sunday.According to Princeton Firefighters a car crashed into the church. Church goers tell WVVA that a man was turning to drop his wife off at the door. When he went to hit the break he accidentally hit the accelerator.They say the husband was able to get out of the car, but his wife had to be life-flighted out. The church sustained minimal damage.More >>
    PRINCETON (WVVA)- Multiple emergency personnel were called to an accident at First Baptist Church in Princeton around 9:00 a.m. on Sunday.According to Princeton Firefighters a car crashed into the church. Church goers tell WVVA that a man was turning to drop his wife off at the door. When he went to hit the break he accidentally hit the accelerator.They say the husband was able to get out of the car, but his wife had to be life-flighted out. The church sustained minimal damage.More >>
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