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West Virginia teenager sentenced in fatal DUI accident

Nov. 23, 2020 3:19 AM EST

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia teenager has been sentenced to three to 15 years in prison for a drunken driving accident that killed a teen passenger in his vehicle. Nicholas James Shackelford, 19, of Inwood, received the maximum possible sentence Friday in Berkeley County Circuit Court, The...

Suspects in Maryland man, witness slayings get more charges

Nov. 19, 2020 4:19 PM EST

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Four Maryland men are facing additional charges in connection with the kidnapping and slaying of a Maryland man in West Virginia, and the subsequent slayings of two witnesses. The nine-count federal indictments against Monroe Merrell, David Ray Sanford Jr., John Westley Black III...

WVa Supreme Court allows soccer tournament after legal fight

Nov. 6, 2020 10:49 AM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court ruled Friday morning to allow a high school soccer tournament to kick off after a lower court had temporarily halted it over coronavirus spread. Shortly after, the Secondary School Activities Commission tweeted a picture of teams lining up to play....