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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....

Man receives 4 life sentences for crash that killed 2 teens

Dec. 11, 2019 1:56 PM EST

RADCLIFF, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has agreed with a jury's recommended sentence for a West Virginia man convicted in the deaths of two teenagers during a car chase. Shawn Welsh, 37, of Fairmont, West Virginia, received four concurrent life sentences Tuesday, The News-Enterprise reported. Welsh is...

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...

Dad, 2 women arrested in death of abused West Virginia girl

Dec. 11, 2019 9:54 AM EST

OAK HILL, W.Va. (AP) — Three people have been charged in the death of an 8-year-old West Virginia girl who was allegedly beaten, starved, forced to sleep on a floor and banned from drinking water. The girl's father, Marty Browning, his partner Julie Dawn Titchenell and her sister Sherie Titchenell were...

Woman rescued from West Virginia mine enters guilty plea

Dec. 10, 2019 5:29 PM EST

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman who was rescued along with two other people from an inactive coal mine last year has pleaded guilty to destruction of property and conspiracy. Erica Treadway entered the plea deal Monday, news outlets reported. She faces up to eight years in prison at sentencing...

West Virginians head to Canada to find affordable insulin

Dec. 9, 2019 7:50 AM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A group of West Virginians left the country Sunday in search of affordable insulin — they went to Canada, where insulin prices are reported to be about a tenth of what it costs people in the United States. Across the border, no prescription is even necessary to purchase the...

No. 10 Miss St women drop 1st non-SEC home game since 2014

Dec. 8, 2019 6:54 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — More than five years had passed since Mississippi State had lost a game at Humphrey Coliseum to a team outside of the SEC. That 45-game winning streak came to a screeching halt Sunday. Boosted by a dominant rebounding performance and helped by Mississippi State’s rough free...

Dunn's free throws give St. John's 70-68 over West Virginia

Dec. 7, 2019 3:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Rasheen Dunn scored nine of his 13 points in the second half including the winning free throws with five seconds remaining and St. John's handed West Virginia its first defeat, 70-68, on Saturday in Madison Square Garden for the Red Storm's fourth straight win. Dunn shot only 3 of 11 from...

3 fired from WV agency after apparent Nazi salute photo

Dec. 6, 2019 3:04 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three people have been fired and 34 suspended after a photo surfaced of a West Virginia corrections officer trainee class giving what appears to be the Nazi salute, officials said Friday. West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety Secretary Jeff Sandy said two...

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...