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Wanted woman's Facebook taunts help police track her down

Apr. 11, 2019 2:08 PM EDT

WAYNESBURG, Pa. (AP) — A wanted Pennsylvania woman who taunted a sheriff's department online by asking if they "do pick up or delivery" has gotten a response: They do both, and she's in custody. Chloe Jones commented on a Facebook post by the Greene County Sheriff's Office featuring her as one of the...

Fired West Virginia trooper indicted in excessive force case

Mar. 20, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia state trooper who was fired after an investigation into a traffic stop beating was indicted in federal court Wednesday. A grand jury indicted 29-year-old Michael Kennedy of Morgantown on one count of deprivation of rights under color of law — language...

Man dead in W.Va. gunfight was wanted in Va. police shooting

Mar. 7, 2019 5:08 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say the man who died in a shootout with the U.S. Marshals Service near West Virginia University is the same person who was wanted for shooting a police officer in Virginia last month. The Morgantown Police Department on Thursday says Donquale Gray fired at marshals as...

Haley scores 28, West Virginia upsets Iowa State 90-75

Mar. 6, 2019 10:23 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins believed his team is now the best version of themselves. His team proved it as Jermaine Haley scored a career-high 28 points and the Mountaineers upset Iowa State 90-75 on Wednesday night. "We're not talking about the same team," Huggins said. "This...

Police: Suspect dies in gunfire exchange with marshals

Mar. 6, 2019 5:04 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect wanted for the attempted murder of a police officer has died after trading gunfire with the U.S. Marshals Service after a call near West Virginia University. Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal Alex P. Neville says the shooting occurred shortly after noon Wednesday...

West Virginia upsets TCU 104-96 in 3OT thriller

Feb. 26, 2019 11:10 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — TCU's Jamie Dixon and his team came to Morgantown needing to take care of business. The Horned Frogs failed, falling to West Virginia 104-96 in a triple-overtime thriller behind standout performances from Derek Culver and Jordan McCabe on Tuesday night to soften their bubble. The...