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West, Beyers lead Marshall past Louisiana Tech 83-79 in OT

Feb. 8, 2020 9:40 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jarrod West totaled 25 points and seven assists and Mikel Beyers came off the bench to score a career-high 24 as Marshall held off Louisiana Tech 83-79 in overtime on Saturday. West sank 9 of 15 shots from the floor with four 3-pointers for the Thundering Herd (12-13, 6-6...

Hollingsworth leads W. Kentucky over Marshall 64-60

Jan. 22, 2020 9:38 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth had 20 points as Western Kentucky narrowly beat Marshall 64-60 on Wednesday night. Carson Williams had 15 points for WKU (13-6, 6-1 Conference USA), which won its fourth straight game. Jared Savage added 14 points. The Thundering Herd, who scored a season-low...

Ex-VA employee sentenced for leaking Ojeda's medical records

Jan. 22, 2020 9:48 AM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Department of Veterans Affairs employee has been sentenced to six months in prison for leaking the medical records of Richard Ojeda as the former Army major was running for Congress in West Virginia. Jeffrey Miller of Huntington was sentenced Tuesday in federal court....

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...