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West Virginia couple to celebrate 80 years of marriage

May. 29, 2021 09:20 AM EDT

VIENNA, W.Va. (AP) — After 80 years together, a Vienna couple is still very much in love. Ruth and Pete Coury will celebrate their 80th wedding anniversary on May 31. The couple marveled at the idea they will have been married 80 years as so few...

More lawsuits possible in West Virginia VA hospital deaths

May. 20, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Attorneys have until an August deadline to file additional civil lawsuits on behalf of families whose loved ones died under suspicious circumstances at a West Virginia veterans hospital. Charleston attorney Tony O'Dell told the Charleston...

'Monster': 7 life sentences for ex-hospital worker in deaths

May. 11, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former nursing assistant who killed seven elderly veterans with fatal injections of insulin at a West Virginia hospital was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday by a federal judge who called her "the monster that no one sees coming.” Reta...

Sentencing set in insulin injection deaths of 7 VA patients

May. 10, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Sentencing is set this week for a fired nursing assistant who admitted to killing seven elderly veterans with fatal doses of insulin at a West Virginia hospital. Still a mystery is what provoked Reta Mays to commit the crimes. Mays pleaded...

Woman convicted in death of 5-year-old grandson

Apr. 22, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A jury deliberated for less than an hour on Thursday before convicting a West Virginia woman charged in the death of her 5-year-old grandson. Michelle Lynn Boggs, 49, of Lost Creek wept at the verdict finding her guilty of knowingly allowing...