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Trial date set for woman in false abduction case

Jan. 16, 2020 11:07 AM EST

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a West Virginia woman charged with making up a story about an Egyptian man trying to kidnap her child in a shopping mall. Santana Renee Adams’ trial on a charge of falsely reporting an emergency incident is set for April 6, according to a...

Hamlet scores 15 to lead North Texas past Marshall 67-64

Jan. 4, 2020 7:29 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Javion Hamlet and Umoja Gibson scored 15 points apiece and North Texas held on to defeat Marshall 67-64 on Saturday. The Thundering Herd missed a potential game-tying free throw with 1:37 left and then missed four shots in the final minute before Hamlet's two free throws with four...

Trial for W.Va. woman in false abduction case delayed again

Jan. 3, 2020 11:14 AM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The trial of a West Virginia woman charged with making up a story about an Egyptian man trying to kidnap her daughter in a shopping mall has been delayed again. Santana Renee Adams’ trial on a charge of falsely reporting an emergency incident was scheduled to start Friday...

Police: Detroit man sought in West Virginia bar shooting

Jan. 2, 2020 9:45 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police said Thursday that they are seeking a 30-year-old Michigan man in connection with a New Year's day shooting at a West Virginia bar in which seven people were shot and wounded. The bar was ordered shut by authorities Thursday, a day after the violence. Huntington Mayor Steve...

A Huntington police officer investigates the scene of a shooting in Huntington, W.Va., Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. Police in West Virginia say several people were injured after a shooting at a bar in Huntington early New Year's Day. Huntington's interim police chief says the shooting happened Wednesday at the Kulture Hookah Bar. (Lori Wolfe/The Herald-Dispatch via AP)

Seven shot at bar in West Virginia on New Year's Day

Jan. 1, 2020 6:26 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. (AP) — Seven people were injured in a shooting at a bar in West Virginia early New Year's Day, police said. The shooting happened early Wednesday at the Kulture Hookah Bar in Huntington, interim Huntington Police Chief Ray Cornwell said in a news release. The statement said several...

Bennett's career game leads Marshall past Eastern Kentucky

Dec. 19, 2019 9:23 PM EST

Huntington, W. Va. (AP) — Iran Bennett had career highs of 21 points and 16 rebounds, Taevion Kinsey added 19 points, and Marshall defeated Eastern Kentucky 90-72 on Thursday night. Marshall scored 54 points in the second half, making 7 of 14 3-pointers and shooting 53% after halftime. Darius George and...

West scores 18 to lift Marshall over Bluefield State 86-50

Dec. 11, 2019 9:45 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jarrod West registered 18 points as Marshall snapped a three-game losing streak, easily beating Division II Bluefield State 86-50 on Wednesday night. Mikel Beyers had 13 points for Marshall (3-6). Goran Miladinovic added 10 points. Marquez Cooper had 13 points for the Big Blues....

Marshall student convicted of battery released, awaits trial

Dec. 11, 2019 10:13 AM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A n expelled Marshall University student convicted of sexually battering a fellow student in 2016 completed his jail sentence and was released Tuesday to await a trial on accusations he sexually assaulted two additional students last year. Joseph Chase Hardin, 22, was released on...

University condemns defacement of posters with swastikas

Dec. 6, 2019 1:45 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials at Marshall University in West Virginia have condemned the defacement of on-campus posters with swastikas. Two copies of a Department of History course poster had the symbols drawn over the face of a public figure, officials told The Herald-Dispatch. The vandalism was...

Jackson, Williams lift Akron over Marshall 85-73

Dec. 4, 2019 9:30 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Loren Cristian Jackson scored 28 points and Xeyrius Williams added a career-high 25 points and Akron beat Marshall 85-73 on Wednesday night. Camron Reece had 13 points for Akron (6-2), which pulled ahead early and led by as many as 19. Jarrod West had 17 points for the Thundering...