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  • West Virginia expands Medicaid drug treatmentWest Virginia expands Medicaid drug treatment

    West Virginia health officials say Medicaid recipients are beginning to receive expanded addiction treatment following federal approval in October.

    WVVA / 2 h. 3 min. ago
  • Family of California couple accused of locking up children release statementFamily of California couple accused of locking up children release statement

    The parents of a California man accused of keeping his 13 children locked up in filthy conditions have released a statement through their attorney. 

    WVVA / 2 h. 37 min. ago
  • 3 sentenced in Virginia synthetic marijuana ring3 sentenced in Virginia synthetic marijuana ring

    Three men have been sentenced in Wise County for their roles in a synthetic drug ring.

    WVVA / 3 h. 29 min. ago
  • CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Crews rescue deer trapped in iceCAUGHT ON VIDEO: Crews rescue deer trapped in ice

    A deer was rescued Monday after being trapped on ice at a Columbus, Ohio park.

    WVVA / 4 h. 52 min. ago
  • The Latest: Mother of captive kids 'perplexed' by deputiesThe Latest: Mother of captive kids 'perplexed' by deputies

    California authorities say the mother of 13 children kept locked in filthy conditions was "perplexed" about why police came to their home.

    WVVA / 5 h. 56 min. ago
  • Suspect in California child imprisonment case has local connections - Bluefield Daily TelegraphSuspect in California child imprisonment case has local connections - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    Bluefield Daily TelegraphSuspect in California child imprisonment case has local connectionsBluefield Daily Telegraph... and Louise Anna Turpin, 49, in Perris, a community approximately 70 mile southeast of Los Angeles after a 17-year-old juvenile called them and found 12 other children being held in filthy conditions. They were shackled to beds with chains and ...Suspect in California hostage, torture case has ties to West VirginiaWest Virginia MetroNewsall 496 news articles »

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  • VDOT issues travel warning in southwest VirginiaVDOT issues travel warning in southwest Virginia

    The Virginia Department of Transportation is warning drivers to expect slick road condition Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday.

    WVVA / 8 h. 9 min. ago
  • Suspect in California child imprisonment case has local connectionsSuspect in California child imprisonment case has local connections

    David Turpin grew up in the Green Valley area and moved away when he finished at Virginia Tech, his father said.

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 8 h. 24 min. ago
  • Train derailment in southwest Virginia under investigation - WVVA TVTrain derailment in southwest Virginia under investigation - WVVA TV

    Train derailment in southwest Virginia under investigationWVVA TVEGGLESTON, Va. (AP) - Officials are looking into what caused a train to jump the tracks in Giles County, spilling a small amount of soybean oil. Susan Terpay, Norfolk Southern's director of public relations, said in a news release that four cars ...and more »

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  • Teachers rally in Charleston for better pay, health insurance benefitsTeachers rally in Charleston for better pay, health insurance benefits

    West Virginia educators took their concerns to lawmakers in Charleston on Monday.

    WVVA / 11 h. 43 min. ago
  • Robbery suspect apprehended after foot pursuit by State PoliceRobbery suspect apprehended after foot pursuit by State Police

    BECKLEY — A suspect in a Raleigh County robbery was apprehended early Tuesday morning after a foot pursuit by a West Virginia State Police trooper in the Maxwell Hill Road area.

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 13 h. 28 min. ago
  • County commission discusses tourism signs to direct visitors to local attractionsCounty commission discusses tourism signs to direct visitors to local attractions

    Creating signs tourists arriving in Mercer County can use to reach local attractions, particularly the Hatfield-McCoy ATV Trail, was on this month’s agenda for the Mercer County Commission.

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 15 h. 4 min. ago
  • ‘Snow lovers may be disappointed’: Cold front may bring some snow, bitterly cold temperatures‘Snow lovers may be disappointed’: Cold front may bring some snow, bitterly cold temperatures

    Some snow and more bitterly cold temperatures are on the way today.

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 15 h. 9 min. ago
  • Proposal to create drop-off locations for shelter pet food donations moves aheadProposal to create drop-off locations for shelter pet food donations moves ahead

    Homeless dogs and cats housed in Mercer and McDowell County animal shelters eat hundreds of pounds of food every year, but there is a proposal to create convenient drop-off points for food donations.

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 15 h. 14 min. ago
  • Officials put plans in place to replace Thorn Street BridgeOfficials put plans in place to replace Thorn Street Bridge

    People who wonder how old the Thorn Street Bridge is can look at either end of the span and find small, weathered brass plaques informing the reader that it was constructed in 1947 by a Fayetteville company. This elderly span…

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 15 h. 19 min. ago
  • Martin continuing to improve at Graham - WVVA TVMartin continuing to improve at Graham - WVVA TV

    Martin continuing to improve at GrahamWVVA TVThe Graham boys have come up short in the last few seasons, giving Darrin Martin all the motivation he needs. "I think the mentality. I think we are a lot of more focused. We know what it takes to get there now. That's what we are trying to do everyday ...and more »

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  • Northam asks lawmakers to pass progressive agenda in addressNortham asks lawmakers to pass progressive agenda in address

    New Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is asking the Republican-backed General Assembly to pass a progressive agenda that includes expanding Medicaid, stricter gun regulations and protecting abortion rights.

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 23 h. 30 min. ago
  • Gospel star Edwin Hawkins, known for 'Oh Happy Day,' diesGospel star Edwin Hawkins, known for 'Oh Happy Day,' dies

    Edwin Hawkins, the gospel star best known for the crossover hit "Oh Happy Day" and as a major force for contemporary inspirational music, died Monday at age 74. 

    WVVA / 1 d. 2 h. 15 min. ago
  • Top EPA official responds to PCB risk in MindenTop EPA official responds to PCB risk in Minden

    The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Mid-Atlantic director responded Monday to resident concerns over the risk of a cancer-causing chemical in Minden.   

    WVVA / 1 d. 2 h. 30 min. ago
  • Former Raleigh county assistant prosecutor enters delegate raceFormer Raleigh county assistant prosecutor enters delegate race

    A former Raleigh County assistant prosecutor signs papers to run for the West Virginia House of Delegates.  

    WVVA / 1 d. 3 h. 6 min. ago
  • Snow, cold, difficult travel possible Tuesday-WednesdaySnow, cold, difficult travel possible Tuesday-Wednesday

    DIFFICULT TRAVEL/slick roads are expected Tuesday and into Wednesday...

    WVVA / 1 d. 3 h. 11 min. ago
  • Effort to reinstate electric bill refunds fails - WVVA TVEffort to reinstate electric bill refunds fails - WVVA TV

    Effort to reinstate electric bill refunds failsWVVA TVRICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Virginia Senate panel has rejected a bill that would allow state regulators to order refunds to customers of the state's two largest electric utilities. The Senate Commerce and Labor Committee voted Monday to kill a bill by ...and more »

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  • Virginia panel votes down push for stricter gun lawsVirginia panel votes down push for stricter gun laws

    A Virginia state Senate panel has defeated a Democratic push for stricter gun laws.

    WVVA / 1 d. 4 h. 21 min. ago
  • Giles County train derailment - WVVA TVGiles County train derailment - WVVA TV

    Giles County train derailmentWVVA TVAccording to the Giles County Sheriff's Office, two of the four train cars were empty. There was no spillage. Residents from two nearby homes were initially evacuated, but have since been allowed to return. No injuries were reported. Investigators with ...and more »

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  • UPDATE: Train derailment reported in Giles CountyUPDATE: Train derailment reported in Giles County

    Four-cars on a Norfolk Southern train derailed Monday morning in Giles County.

    WVVA / 1 d. 6 h. 36 min. ago
  • Fayette County man arrested after threatening mother, stabbing brotherFayette County man arrested after threatening mother, stabbing brother

    The Fayette County Sheriff's Department was called out to a disturbance on Greentown Loop Road near Oak Hill. 

    WVVA / 1 d. 8 h. 7 min. ago
  • Women making history: Both Tazewell County boards will be chaired by females for first timeWomen making history: Both Tazewell County boards will be chaired by females for first time

    History was made in Tazewell County last week when, for the first time, women were chosen to lead the county’s two boards.

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 1 d. 15 h. 4 min. ago
  • Bluefield applies to join federal drone programBluefield applies to join federal drone program

    A Mercer County city is hoping to become part of a federal program that’s addressing a new challenge: How to regulate the thousands of drones flying into the nation’s skies.

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 1 d. 15 h. 9 min. ago
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  • Community Connections donates 20 Narcan kits to sheriff’s officeCommunity Connections donates 20 Narcan kits to sheriff’s office

    The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office now has a supply of a life-saving antidote for drug overdoses, and a move is afoot to bring it to homes and public places around the county.

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 1 d. 15 h. 14 min. ago
  • Active Tazewell County warrants — Jan. 14 - Bluefield Daily TelegraphActive Tazewell County warrants — Jan. 14 - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    Active Tazewell County warrants — Jan. 14Bluefield Daily TelegraphDirk Eugene Helms, 48, Bluefield, W.Va. Wanted for probation violation stemming from narcotics distribution. • Bradley Wayne Williby, 34, Princeton. Wanted for probation violation stemming from concealment. • Phillip Jay Weese, 31, Princeton. Wanted ...

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  • Legislators excited to kick off 2018 sessionLegislators excited to kick off 2018 session

    The 2018 session of the 83rd West Virginia Legislature kicked off with a bang Wednesday, with more than 500 bills being introduced in both houses.

    Bluefield News / 5 d. 19 h. 16 min. ago
  • West Virginia counties plan network of new trailsWest Virginia counties plan network of new trails

    A proposed trial for hikers, cyclists and horseback riders could breathe new life into a nearly forgotten railroad in West Virginia. Mercer County Commissioner Bill Archer tells The Bluefield Daily Telegraph that both Mercer and Summers counties are working to develop hiking and water trails, hoping to utilize an old railroad right of way to connect to Summers County trails.

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  • Active Tazewell County warrants — Jan. 7 - Bluefield Daily TelegraphActive Tazewell County warrants — Jan. 7 - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    Active Tazewell County warrants — Jan. 7Bluefield Daily TelegraphKristen Faith Lockhart, 23, Pounding Mill, Va. Wanted for 2 count indictment for possession/distribution of narcotics and child endangerment. • Sam Luther Harris, 50, Bluefield, Va. Wanted for probation violation stemming from possession of cocaine ...and more »

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  • Bluefield shooting victim dies; charges upgraded to murder - Bluefield Daily TelegraphBluefield shooting victim dies; charges upgraded to murder - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    Bluefield Daily TelegraphBluefield shooting victim dies; charges upgraded to murderBluefield Daily TelegraphWellman and Rowe are charged with shooting Quincy shortly after 9 a.m. Wednesday morning at the intersection of Carolina Avenue and Elm Street off Bluefield Avenue, Adams said. Hours after the incident, Adams said the victim, who suffered a gunshot ...

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  • Baltimore man in critical condition after Bluefield shootingBaltimore man in critical condition after Bluefield shooting

    Bluefield Police Sgt. Kenny Adams said they responded to the call just after 9 in the morning to the intersection of Carolina Avenue and Elm Street.

    Bluefield News / 12 d. 3 h. 38 min. ago
  • Charges upgraded to first-degree murder in drug-related shooting in Bluefield - WVVA TVCharges upgraded to first-degree murder in drug-related shooting in Bluefield - WVVA TV

    WVVA TVCharges upgraded to first-degree murder in drug-related shooting in BluefieldWVVA TVCHARLESTON -- MetroNews reported late Thursday night that the victim in a drug-related shooting in Bluefield has died and charges against two men arrested in connection with that shooting now have been upgraded to first-degree murder. The media outlet ...and more »

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  • Two men arrested in Bluefield shooting; victim identified - Bluefield Daily TelegraphTwo men arrested in Bluefield shooting; victim identified - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    Bluefield Daily TelegraphTwo men arrested in Bluefield shooting; victim identifiedBluefield Daily TelegraphBLUEFIELD — Two men have been arrested in connection with a morning shooting in Bluefield, authorities told the Bluefield Daily Telegraph Wednesday evening. Joseph Patrick Wellman, 20, of Welch, and Juwan Rasheed Rowe, 23, of Bluefield, have been ...and more »

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  • Clarksburg native's scholarship keeps giving gift of education at Bluefield StateClarksburg native's scholarship keeps giving gift of education at Bluefield State

    The Bluefield State College Foundation recently held its 2017 Annual Scholarship Recognition Dinner honoring scholarship donors and recipients. The event was held at Fincastle on the Mountain in Bluefield, Virginia.

    Bluefield News / 15 d. 7 h. 41 min. ago
  • Charges dropped against one defendant in officer death caseCharges dropped against one defendant in officer death case

    Charges were dismissed Thursday in Mercer County Circuit Court against one of the two men charged in connection with the May traffic death of Bluefield police officer Lt. Aaron Crook.

    Bluefield News / 26 d. 2 h. 3 min. ago
  • Military conducts training in Bluefield areaMilitary conducts training in Bluefield area

    Bluefield and surrounding areas are now a training ground for U.S. military special operations forces, city officials told the Daily Telegraph on Dec. 5. The elite teams are currently in the city for their third training exercise, Bluefield City Manager and retired U.S. Army Col.

    Bluefield News / 28 d. 18 h. 13 min. ago