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Bluefield, West Virginia is located in Mercer County. Zip codes in Bluefield, WV include 24701. The median home price in Bluefield is $88,000. More Bluefield information.

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Preliminary hearing scheduled in sexual assault, abuse case against 'warlock'

A Bluefield man who police say used a promise of magical spells to lure children into committing sexual acts with him remains incarcerated at the Southern Regional Jail in Beaver on multiple sexual assault and sexual abuse charges.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Police arrest man after shooting at Lewis St. apartments

A city man was in custody late Monday evening after allegedly shooting an apartment complex neighbor in the back of the head.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

New York Daily News

'Magical warlock' sexually abused girls as young as 3: police

A sicko calling himself a "magical warlock" allegedly sexually abused several children, authorities in West Virginia said, using his Wiccan religion to trick the youngsters into sexual acts.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Mercer County man pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

A Mercer County man faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to possession of child pornography, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin said.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield man claiming to be magical warlock arrested for sex crimes against children

A Bluefield man claiming to be a "magical warlock" has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse of juveniles.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Mercer could see new drug treatment clinic

Mercer County officials are working to bring a new long-term resident recovery center for substance abuse to Bluefield.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Happy Days musical comes to Bluefield High School

When Stacey Bondt and her production team were looking for a musical to mount at Bluefield High School last fall, her thoughts turned to her own acting experience as a teenager.

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Train derails near Rock

Repair crews with Norfolk Southern Railway and additional crews with W.E.L., Environmental Inc., with offices in Bluefield were on the scene of a derailment on the former Virginian Railway right-of-way less than a mile from the town of Rock.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield woman sentenced for illegal pill distribution

A Mercer County woman was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison at U.S. District Court in Charleston Wednesday after pleading guilty to selling hydromorphone pills to an individual cooperating with law enforcement.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Trial underway in case of woman charged with attempted murder of Bluefield store clerk

Opening statements were made Tuesday morning in the trial of a woman charged with attempted murder for running down a store clerk in February 2013 outside of a Bluefield store.

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Many residents go online to beat tax deadline

Some taxpayers still use regular mail when filing their taxes, and many others use electronic filing and send their tax returns over the Internet.

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Vehicle strikes guardrail, then pedestrian on Route 123

A Flat Top resident was charged Monday with driving under the influence and driving while suspended after the car she was driving hit a pedestrian on Brushfork Road.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Woman attempts bank heist

Police say a woman brandished a firearm Friday inside of a Bluefield bank in an attempted armed robbery.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

2 indicted on federal child pornography charges

Two Mercer County men who were already detained on home confinement awaiting trial on state child pornography charges have been indicted on federal charges stemming from the same alleged crimes.

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Bluefield city manager position brings in about 40 applications

About 40 people are hoping to become Bluefield's next city manager. The city Board of Directors hope to start the interview process to hire a new city manager within the next couple of weeks, Mayor Tom Cole said Wednesday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Vote approves new apartments in Bluefield

After hearing a presentation Tuesday, the Mercer County Commission voted unanimously to approve a plan that would bring new apartments to the Bluefield area.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Use caution: U.S. Route 460 bridge rehabilitation to continue into summer

Traffic will remain limited on a U.S. Route 460 bridge until contractors finish rehabilitating its lanes this summer, a state Department of Highways official said Monday.

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Large crowd voices opposition to dog park proposal for Bluefield

A large crowd voiced opposition at the Bluefield Board of Directors meeting Tuesday to a proposed dog park at the old Fairview School location.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

New businesses look to open shop in Bluefield

A few new businesses could help to bring an economic boost to Bluefield in the near future, including a new Dollar General.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Officials propose dog park for city of Bluefield

A proposed dog park in the city of Bluefield could bring a fresh new perspective on responsible dog ownership in the city, according to city officials.

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