Beckley Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Accident detours northbound Turnpike trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... The truck spilled battery acid and the cleanup is expected to take a while. Traffic is being diverted northbound at Beckley up U.S. Route 19 to Sutton. The detour is nearly 70 miles and motorists come back onto I-79 60 miles north of Charleston. ...

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  2. Fraud Attempt Pushes Art Heist Investigators In CirclesRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | SFGate

    ... century ago. The man actually had no access to the long-sought masterpieces. 47 year olf Todd Andrew Desper of Beckley, West Virginia, was accused of running a scheme in which he offered to sell Rembrandt's "Storm on the Sea of Galilee," and ...

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  3. Alleged dillweed from West Virginia charged with advertising stolen Gardner art on CraigslistRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Universal Hub

    A Beckley, WV man was arrested today on charges he tried to scam foreign art lovers into wiring him millions for two of the paintings stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990, the US Attorney's office reports. Todd Andrew "Mordokwan" Desper's arrest is the culmination of an investigation in which the Gardner's security director was brought in to communicate with him in an attempt to determine if he actually had the paintings .

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  4. Boston art heist solved? Nope, just fraud attempt, prosecutors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A West Virginia man was arrested on Monday and charged with fraudulently claiming he could sell some of the $500 million in artwork stolen from a Boston museum a quarter century ago, even though he had no access to the long-sought masterpieces. Todd Andrew Desper, 47, of Beckley, West Virginia, was accused of running a scheme in which he offered to sell Rembrandt's "Storm on the Sea of Galilee," and Vermeer's "The Concert," two of the 13 artworks stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in March 1990 in the largest art heist in U.S. history.

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  5. VA cuts ribbon on new clinic in Greenbrier CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... in a temporary clinic in Lewisburg, the new clinic opened late last week. The clinic, which is connected to the Beckley VA Medical Center, offers a full of range of primary services, Beckley VA Medical Center Director Stacy Vasquez told MetroNews ... 17 comments

  6. More than 100 indicted by Raleigh County Grand JuryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The Raleigh County Grand Jury indicted more than 100 people in their May term, including a Beckley man facing murder charges for allegedly killing his girlfriend's husband. Joseph Michael Reid, 22, of Beckley, faces indictment on nine charges; one count of first degree murder; one count of use of a firearm; six counts of wanton endangerment; and one count of gross child neglect with risk of serious bodily injury.

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  7. West Virginia Vietnam veteran receives Purple HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | O-R Online

    In this May 16 photo, Vietnam veteran Dewey Thompson Jr., poses with his Purple Heart that was presented to him by Congressman Evan Jenkins at the Beckley Vet Center in Beckley, W.Va.

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  8. Wildlife watcher saves life of bear cubRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Once it was clear the mother was not going to return, the DNR Police recovered the cub and transported it to the Beckley Office, where wildlife biologists were waiting. Attempts to unite the cub with a surrogate family were not successful in the ...

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  9. Alkane Truck Company Inks Deal with Assembly Partner in West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | PRWeb

    An established and respected company, Glen's Towing has the facilities, staffing, equipment and financing to be a valuable and successful partner to Alkane Alkane Truck Company, the South Carolina-based assembler of alternative fuel vehicles, has announced it has inked a deal with Glen's Towing of Beckley, West Virginia, to begin assembly of vehicles immediately. "An established and respected company, Glen's Towing has the facilities, staffing, equipment and financing to be a valuable and successful partner to Alkane," says Bob Smith, CEO of Alkane Truck Company.

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  10. JJWA wrestlers earn All-AmericanRead the original story

    May 14, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... It's the end of the road for two high school sports this week: track and lacrosse. Both will be looking for the ... BECKLEY - Shepherd (32-22) used a 19-hit attack en route to a 13-6 win over University of Charleston (34-22) at ... WISE, Va. - It's ...

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  11. Dates set for this season's Bassett Cruise-InRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... welcome. If the second cruise-in season mirrors the first, vehicles will come from as far as Burlington, N.C., and Beckley, W.Va. More than 1,200 vehicles were registered for the cruise-ins last year, culminating in the October event which featured ...

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  12. AHCA rally draws mothers on Medicaid to state CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... in favor of the the Affordable Care Act. Don't let other people die because of your decision," said Sumer Cave, of Beckley, fighting back tears after losing her mother to cancer. Women protesters were at the State Capitol Friday to share their ...

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  13. On Campus Notebook: Harlow picks up big victory for DukesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Northern Virginia Daily

    ... including 24-8 in the Mountain East Conference. They begin play in the Mountain East Conference Tournament in Beckley, West Virginia, on Thursday. The sophomore is hitting .333 (12-for-36) over his last seven games. Whitacre has had at least two ...

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  14. Several West Virginia Cities Set Marks for Warmest AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | The Intelligencer

    The weather service says Beckley, Clarksburg, Elkins and Parkersburg all set records for the average temperature during the month, while Charleston and Huntington each had their second-warmest Aprils on record.

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  15. How coaches are leading a town's war on drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Yahoo Sports

    ... national overdose rate was 16.3 deaths per 100,000. In Raleigh County, it was 78.3. One doctor who practiced here in Beckley, the county seat of Raleigh County, was recently jailed for illegally prescribing 11,000 pills. The epidemic is so severe ...

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  16. The Seventeenth Annual Soccer ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | WOAY

    CEO of the YMCA of Southern West Virginia, Jay Rist told us, "Today was the kick off to the seventeenth annual Little General Darrel Moore soccer classic right here in Beckley West Virginia. We have multiple age groups playing UA through UA teams boys and girls divisions.

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  17. A Shot At Love With Tila Tequila Contestant Found Dead In His HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Refinery 29

    Ashley McNeely, who competed on the MTV reality show A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila , was found dead in his Beckley, West Virginia home . McNeely was 35 years old.

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  18. 'Shot at Love With Tila Tequlia' Star Ashley McNeely Dead at 35Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | ETonline

    Detective David Allard of the Beckley, West Virginia, Police Department confirms to ET that the 35-year-old reality star was pronounced dead at his West Virginia home by emergency personnel on Thursday afternoon. According to Allard, drug paraphernalia and prescription medication was located in the home near McNeely's body.

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  19. Reality Star Ashley McNeely Reportedly Found Dead At 35Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Switched

    Reality star Ashley McNeely, who had appeared on "A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila," reportedly died on Thursday in his hometown in West Virginia. He was 35. According to TMZ, police responded to an incident and found McNeely dead in Beckley, West Virginia.

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  20. One of the Stars From MTV'sA Shot at Love with Tila Tequila Was Found DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | VH1

    Ashley McNeely , commonly recognized as a contestant on Tila Tequila 's MTV reality show A Shot at Love has died. According to TMZ , the 35-year-old reality star was found dead in his hometown, Beckley, WV.

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