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24, Oct 2014 - Tazewell UPDATE: Two arrested, victim identified in McDowell County double murder
(WVVA) West Virginia State Police commander Captain B.L. Mankins told WVVA News Tuesday morning that Troopers from the Welch detachment arrested two men in connection with the early Sunday morning murders...
13, Oct 2014 - Tazewell Man crashes stolen car in Tazewell County
Police arrest a man running through the mountains after he crashed a stolen vehicle. Virginia State Police arrested 24-year-old Antonio Harris of Bluefield, WV Thursday morning. Police say Harris was driving east on Route 460 when at around 10:30 AM, he crashed into a fence and two parked cars outside the Technifab building. The vehicle, a Mitsubishi Montero, turned out to be stolen. Harris ran ...
01, Oct 2014 - Tazewell One person is dead after a motorcycle accident in Fayette Co.
FAYETTE COUNTY (WVVA)- A motorcycle crashed on I-77 just past the Mossy Exit in Fayette Co.It happened a little after 8:00 Saturday night. According to West Virginia State Police a deer ran out in front of the motorcycle.A husband and wife were riding together. Police say the man was dead upon arrival. His wife was life flighted out, she's said to be in critical condition.Their identity is not ...
01, Oct 2014 - Tazewell 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.
16, Sep 2014 - Tazewell Tazewell County couple sues W.Va. lawyer
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A southwest Virginia couple is suing a Charleston attorney and former state senator, contending he failed to file a lawsuit on their behalf despite assurances he had. Ira Calvary and Mavis Horne of Tazewell County now say they can't recover damages to their home caused by Hurricane Michelle in 2011. The couple's attorney says Jim Humphreys and others with his law firm ...
16, Sep 2014 - Tazewell UPDATE: two escaped inmates in Bluefield, Virginia located
BLUEFIELD, VA (WVVA) Police have located two inmates who escaped from a corrections officer in Bluefield, Virginia...
21, Aug 2014 - Tazewell Tazewell County Grand Jury hands down 150 indictments
Investigators in Southwest Virginia are working to get drugs off the streets.On Friday, the Commonwealth’s Attorney Dennis Lee announced details of an operation in Tazewell County, Va.
17, Aug 2014 - Tazewell Trailer crashes into campus arts center
Virginia State Police are working a crash on the campus of Southwest Virginia Community College.
17, Aug 2014 - Tazewell Trailer hits arts center in Virginia, driver charged
CLAYPOOL HILL A driver faces a defective equipment charge after a trailer carrying guardrails crashed into an arts center in Tazewell County. Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller tells media outlets that no one was injured. The accident occurred Friday morning near Claypool Hill.
03, Aug 2014 - Tazewell Son gets life for murders
After pleading no contest in Tazewell County Circuit Court to charges of capitol murder-robbery, a Virginia man was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for the murder of his own parents.
01, Aug 2014 - Tazewell Southwest Va. man gets life for parents' slaying
A Virginia man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading no contest in connection with the 2009 slayings of his parents at a pizza shop they operated in Tazewell (TAZ'-wehl) County.
01, Aug 2014 - Tazewell SW Va. man gets life in deaths of parents in 2009
A Virginia man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading no contest in connection with the 2009 slayings of his parents at a pizza shop they operated in Tazewell County.
25, Jul 2014 - Tazewell Son sentenced to life without parole for parents' murder at Pizza Plus Parlor
Wednesday's sentencing in Tazewell County marked the conclusion of a five year investigation into a double murder.Harvey and Valerie Looney were found dead at the Pizza Plus restaurant in Claypool Hill, Virginia back in 2009.The man convicted of killing them, their son, Christopher Looney.
20, Jul 2014 - Tazewell 5K registration to honor fallen VA trooper
The 1st annual Trooper Andrew D. Fox “727” Memorial 5k will be held on August 2, in memory of a Virginia State Police Officer who died last year.
20, Jul 2014 - Tazewell Tazewell Co. authorities seek man for questioning after Tuesday night incident
The Tazewell County Virginia Sheriff's Office is seeking a man wanted for felony strangulation and kidnapping, police said Wednesday.
18, Jul 2014 - Tazewell Virginia man faces arson charge after apartment fire in Bluefield
Kaleb Jordan Merritt, 18, of North Tazewell, Va., was arrested at Tiffany Manor in Bluefield after a fire was reported in an apartment. Firefighters and police soon learned that somebody had set fire to a couch.
14, Jul 2014 - Tazewell Man accused of "stomping" on girlfriend
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WVVA) - Bernard Mines, 42, has been charged with domestic battery, domestic assault, public intoxication and disorderly conduct. Corporal Dave McMillan with the West Virginia State Police says just after 10 p.m. Saturday night, he was driving down Route 60 in White Sulphur Springs when someone flagged him to pull over. McMillan tells WVVA that the witness saw mines throw ...
30, Jun 2014 - Tazewell Man charged for robbing a Virginia business
FALLS MILLS (WVVA) -- A man is charged with multiple felonies for breaking into a Tazewell County business.Joshua Sigman is accused of breaking and entering, grand larceny and larceny of a firearm, among other charges, according to Tazewell County authorities.Police say the charges are in connection with a situation that happened overnight last Sunday into Monday at Excel Tool Inc. in Falls ...
27, Jun 2014 - Tazewell Police: Exotic dancer wanted after giving false ID info after DUI arrest
Samantha Price, 27, has been working as an exotic dancer in West Virginia and was arrested recently for DUI.
27, Jun 2014 - Tazewell Former DMV manager arrested on gun charge
BLUEFIELD, Va. — A former West Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles manager who pleaded guilty in Mercer County to embezzlement has been arrested in Tazewell County, Va., on felony charges including grand larceny and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
12, May 2014 - Tazewell Logan County husband, wife sentenced for selling meth
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Rodney Wiley, 30, and his wife Opal Wiley, 42, of Chapmanville, Logan County, West Virginia, were sentenced today to 30 months and 18 months imprisonment, respectively, for selling methamphetamine...
02, May 2014 - Tazewell Beckley men sentenced for forging oxycodone prescriptions
BECKLEY, W.Va. – U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Raymond Duncan, age 31, of Bud, West Virginia, and Jeremy Blankenship, age 38, of Crab Orchard, West Virginia, were sentenced today in federal court in Beckley...
02, May 2014 - Tazewell DUI Checkpoint in Summer's County
HINTON (WVVA)- The West Virginia State Police will be conducting a DUI checkpoint on Route 20 in Hinton, Summer's County on Friday, May 2, 2014.The checkpoint will be underway from 8:00P.M. Friday until 2:00 A.M. Saturday.State police are urging drivers to assist all area law enforcement in their efforts to stop DUI incidents.
01, May 2014 - Tazewell Two arrested in school break-in investigation
Two people are facing charges after a break in at a Tazewell County, Virginia school.
23, Apr 2014 - Tazewell Tazewell Co. deputies arrest Fayette Co. man for alleged burglary
CLAYPOOL HILL, Va (WVVA)-- Police in Tazewell County have arrested a man for burglary at an area business. According to Major Harold Heatley with the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office, Shawn Bailes of Fayette County broke into three change machines at Broadway Cinemas, which is located in the Claypool Hill Mall. Deputies, along with Virginia State Police and K9 units, searched the surrounding ...
05, Jun 2013 - Tazewell Horse struck, killed by vehicle in Tazewell County
POUNDING MILL Va. (WVVA) - A runaway horse was struck and killed by a vehicle in Tazewell County Wednesday morning. Trooper Patton with the Claypool Hill detachment of the Virginia State Police said the
05, Jun 2013 - Tazewell Worker killed while removing I-81 debris in Va.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- Police are investigating the death of a highway maintenance worker who was killed while removing road debris in Montgomery County. Virginia State Police Sgt. Rob Carpentieri identified
03, Jun 2013 - Tazewell 21 arrested in Tazewell County drug roundup
A county-wide drug sting in southwest Virginia led to nearly two dozen arrests and several charges in Tazewell County. Click here to see a complete list of those charged and their mugshots.
28, May 2013 - Tazewell Teen dies in dirt bike crash
The Virginia State Police released the identity on Sunday of a Tazewell County teenager who was pronounced dead at the scene of a dirt bike versus pickup truck wreck near Boissevain Saturday afternoon.
25, May 2013 - Tazewell Southwest Virginia sees rise in violent and non-violent crimes in 2012
TAZEWELL, Va. — Local officials cite drugs as the leading cause for the rise in violent and non-violent crimes in Southwest Virginia during the past year.
18, May 2013 - Tazewell Community holds cook out to honor fallen state trooper
TAZEWELL (WVVA) -- The Tazewell County community is continuing to show support for the family of fallen Virginia State Trooper Andrew Fox. As part of National Police Week, a cook out was held to honor
17, May 2013 - Tazewell Traveling the two Virginias: Historic Crab Orchard Museum
Tazewell, VA (WVVA)--A trip to the Historic Crab Orchard Museum & Pioneer Park, is a chance to step back in time. The Executive Director at the Museum, Charlotte Whitted said, "We focus on Pioneer history,
25, Apr 2013 - Tazewell Legislature passes stricter seat belt bill
CHARLESTON, W.Va (AP )-- West Virginia police will soon be able to pull drivers over for not wearing a seat belt, after the state senate passed a stricter seat belt law. Seat belt use is already mandatory,
19, Apr 2013 - Tazewell Va. man charged with sex crimes in Mercer County
HONAKER, Va. (WVVA)- A Virginia man is facing multiple charges of sex crimes following an incident in Mercer County. John Howard Reynolds, 38, of Honker was arrested Friday morning. He is charged with
19, Apr 2013 - Tazewell UPDATE: Woman with gun fatally shot by trooper
COAL CITY (WVVA) - State Police say a Raleigh County woman was shot dead by a trooper after brandishing a firearm in the officer's direction. Sgt. Michael Baylous with the West Virginia State Police says
19, Apr 2013 - Tazewell Man killed in Greenbrier County accident
ASBURY, W. Va (WVVA)-- One man is dead after his truck flips over an embankment on Interstate 64.It happened near the 164 mile marker.Trooper Simmons with the West Virginia State Police said the man was
12, Apr 2013 - Tazewell SLIDESHOW: Driver rescued from dangling truck in Va.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) -- The driver of a tractor-trailer who was stuck inside the cab of her truck while it dangled from the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge Tunnel has been rescued. Virginia State Police say
12, Apr 2013 - Tazewell House fire in Bluefield
BLUEFIELD, VA (WVVA)-- Bluefield fire department report to a house fire this morning. The house fire began this morning on Virginia Avenue where police and Bluefield Fire Department arrived to the scene.
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