John Lynch, WBOY 12News

John Lynch

WBOY 12News

McMechen, WV, United States

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West Virginia bill would allow schools to hire armed veterans to protect schools

A West Virginia House bill would create a safe schools fund that could be used to hire armed veterans for the purposes of protecting West Virginia schools. → Read More

15 kids taken to hospital after West Virginia school bus crash

A school bus crash in West Virginia caused 15 kids to be sent to a hospital. → Read More

West Virginia governor to create bill to ban TikTok, other Chinese apps

During his media briefing Tuesday, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said he plans to create a bill that will ban all apps owned by Chinese companies—which by law must grant the Chinese government access to data—on state government devices. → Read More

REO Speedwagon coming to West Virginia

REO Speedwagon is back on tour and will be coming to West Virginia. → Read More

Why a West Virginia road will stop receiving mail

A road in West Virginia will stop receiving mail according to a letter sent by a West Virginia Post Master. → Read More

West Virginia judge resigns after allegedly brandishing gun in courtroom

A West Virginia judge sent his resignation to Gov. Jim Justice on Wednesday, effective at the close of business, after being accused of brandishing a gun in a courtroom. → Read More

West Virginia man, aka ‘Fuzz,’ had meth near playground

Ronald Shaw of Wheeling, also known as “Fuzz,” 51, pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine within 1000 feet of a protected location: Overbrook Playground in Ohio County. → Read More

West Virginia Congressman Alex Mooney says he will run for Manchin’s Senate seat

West Virginia Congressman Alex Mooney announced on Tuesday that he will be running for Senate. → Read More

West Virginia fire department introduces first canine to the force

A West Virginia fire department Wednesday announced a new method of investigating fires by introducing the newest member of its team—Indy—the department’s first accelerant detection canine. → Read More

Dollar General sued over allegedly pricing items higher at the register than on shelves

Dollar General is being sued for allegedly advertising goods for one price on shelves and charging a higher price at the register. → Read More

West Virginia officers issue citations after 10-point buck killed

West Virginia Natural Resources Police Officers said they have issued multiple citations after a 10-point buck was killed. → Read More

West Virginia man accused of killing, throwing neighbor’s dog over hill pleads guilty

Brooke County man Ronald J. Sebeck, 71, of Wellsburg, Brooke County, West Virginia pleaded guilty to a felony offense of cruelty to animals. He is accused of shooting and killing his neighbor's dog, Poppy, and throwing her over a hill. → Read More

West Virginia offering utility assistance this winter

Residents in West Virginia can get assistance for utilities this winter season. → Read More

West Virginia man charged with killing animal, allegedly shot and threw dog over hill

A Brooke County man has officially been charged after he allegedly shot and killed his neighbor’s dog. → Read More

New WVU Medicine cancer center opening in West Virginia

The Ohio Valley will soon benefit from a new, comprehensive, regional cancer center that the WVU Health System and the WV Cancer Institute plan to build on the site of the former Ohio Valley Medical Center in Center Wheeling. → Read More

West Virginia man allegedly shoots neighbor’s dog, tosses over hill, has warrant for arrest

Officials in Wellsburg, Brooke County, West Virginia say Ron Sebeck has a felony animal cruelty warrant out for his arrest after he allegedly shot his neighbor's dog with a high-powered pellet gun and threw it over a hill. → Read More

Former West Virginia parole officer pleads guilty after lying during sexual misconduct investigation

A former Regional Director of Parole Services for the West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation A former Regional Director of Parole Services for the West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation in Parkersburg, West Virginia, pleaded guilty in federal court in the Southern District of West Virginia to witness tampering. → Read More

Electric pontoon boat factory to create more than 100 full-time jobs in WV

SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (WTRF) — Gov. Jim Justice announced Wednesday that Pure Watercraft, the leading direct-to-consumer provider of high-performance electric boats, has executed an agreement with the State of West Virginia to manufacture its electric pontoon boats in Beech Bottom, West Virginia. “This is truly an incredible day for West Virginia,” said Gov. Jim Justice, “Pure Watercraft is […] → Read More

West Virginia man turns himself in after hitting 7-year-old Weirton boy with motorcycle

The Weirton man who was wanted in a hit-and-run that injured a 7-year-old boy has turned himself in, according to the Upshur County Sheriff’s Office. → Read More

Former West Virginia teacher, coach charged with sexual abuse of student

A former teacher and coach with Magnolia High School in Wetzel County has been charged with sexual abuse. → Read More