Alyssa Meisner, WBOY 12News

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Past articles by Alyssa:

State Board approves Nicholas County School Plan

The almost two year battle over Nicholas County schools has finally come to a close. It all started when three of the county schools were destroyed in June 2016 floods. Since then it's been an all-out legal and community fight over how to reconfigure the district using federal disaster money. Wednesday the State Board of Education gave a final vote of approval to a new plan. → Read More

Mediation team proposes solution for Nicholas County schools

A mediation team has outlined a possible configuration for students in Nicholas County. Three of the county's schools were destroyed in the 2016 floods. → Read More

UPDATE: Richwood Mayor Files to Have Impeachment Dismissed

The Richwood City Council has started the process to remove Mayor Bob Henry Baber from office. Baber was on administrative leave after the council learned he was being investigated by the West Virginia Auditor's Office. → Read More

Loudon Heights Sewer Repair Headaches

A major sewage line repair project along Loudon Heights Road is causing big headaches for neighbors. The project is weeks behind schedule and won't be finished any time soon. The Loudon Heights Ro... → Read More

COLD CASE: Who Killed Dickie Riser?

It's been almost seven years since Dickie Riser vanished into thin air. But while its seems the case has gone cold, Riser's family says the investigator is hotter than ever. → Read More

Homeless Task Force Works to End Vagrant Crimes in City

City leaders are cracking down on homeless criminals. Charleston City Council was presented with part of the plan- two proposed soliciting ordinances. Charleston Police say there's been an up-tick ... → Read More

49 Dogs Seized from Kanawha County Farm

Dozens of herding dogs were seized from a Kanawha County farm Monday in an animal neglect case. → Read More

Richwood Mayor's Position as City Leader Uncertain

Richwood Mayor Bob Henry Baber was removed from a city council meeting by police Thursday night after a disagreement with council members. Baber was asked to sit in the audience of the council meet... → Read More

Domestic Violence Victim Empowered by Sharing Story

CHARLESTON- October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, and this week the YWCA is celebrating a Week Without Violence. This comes as dozens of women accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment a... → Read More

KVC, Bridge Valley, YMCA take over WVU Tech Campus

MONTGOMERY- WVU Tech may have left Montgomery, but the new tenants have started moving in. KVC Health Systems, Bridge Valley and the YMCA will take over the old campus, and Monday night the organiz... → Read More

CPD to Hire 10 New Officers

The city's police department is gearing up to hire 10 new officers after city council voted to approve a user fee increase to fund the positions. Chief Steve Cooper told 13 News the hires will put ... → Read More

Domestic Dispute Suspect Dies in Charleston Police Custody

A Charleston man is dead after police responded to a domestic violence call Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Trump Protesters Come out in Force

While those inside the rally were happy to welcome the president, those outside were protesting a whole host of the president's policies. President Trump has one of the highest approval ratings in ... → Read More

Skyrocketing Naloxone Costs & Increasing OD Calls are Costing Am

KANAWHA COUNTY- Shocking numbers released to 13 News show county ambulance authorities are left bearing the cost of West Virginia's opioid epidemic. More overdoses are happening each year and the c... → Read More

Commission Learns of WV Capitol Dome Issues

CHARLESTON- The Capitol Building Commission has voted to move forward on accepting bids for repair work on the Capitol dome. The Commission first noticed paint peeling inside the Rotunda, so WDP &... → Read More

Moms React to Possible ACA Repeal

Priscilla Spence tells 13 News she's become a vocal opponent since Republican Senators renewed their efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare a few months ago. For Spence, it's something personal- h... → Read More

CPD Tests, Buys New Rifle-Resistant Vests

The Charleston City Council voted Monday night to keep officers safer when responding to dangerous calls. The Charleston Police Department worked with a company to develop and test a new bullet-res... → Read More

Nicholas & State BOEs Square off in Court

The fate of Nicholas County schools now rests in Judge Duke Bloom's hands. The Nicholas County Board of Education sued the West Virginia Board of Education and several state parties after the state... → Read More

Richwood Alumni Association Calling for Nicholas BOE Resignation

Long time Richwood science teacher Roy Moose announced at a flood anniversary gathering Friday night that he and the Richwood Alumni Association are circulating a petition calling for the Nicholas ... → Read More

Flag Retirement Ceremony - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports

DUNBAR- On this Memorial Day we honor the men and women who lost their lives serving our country. At the Donel Kinnard Cemetery, veterans and families attended a Flag Retirement ceremony before vis... → Read More