Trial date pushed back in West Virginia murder case
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A trial date has been pushed back for a man accused of shooting a youth football coach at a West Virginia gas station in 2017.
Salango to divest from media holdings for gubernatorial bid
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Salango says he's divesting from the parent company of The Charleston Gazette-Mail ahead of the 2020 election.
Detroit minor charged in fatal stabbing in W.Va.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police say a juvenile from Detroit has been charged with stabbing a man to death in West Virginia.
Huntington Police Chief Hank Dial says Monday that the minor has...
Marshall pulls away late, beats Old Dominion 31-17
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Isaiah Green accounted for two first-half touchdowns, and Brenden Knox added a late score to help Marshall beat Old Dominion 31-17 on Saturday.
W Virginia school suspends sorority over drug, hazing claims
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A college in West Virginia has suspended a sorority over allegations of illegal drug use and hazing.
Marshall University on Thursday announced a cease-and-desist...
Marshall University investigating sorority allegations
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University says it has issued an order requiring Delta Upsilon chapter of Delta Zeta to stop activities until further notice while it investigates allegations of...
WVa woman accuses women’s clothier of labor violations
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman is suing a so-called multi-level marketing company that sells women's clothing, accusing it of improperly compensating workers.
Trial delayed for WVa man accused of murder, dismemberment
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A trial has been delayed for a man accused of killing a woman whose dismembered body was partially tossed into a West Virginia river.
WV man faces involuntary manslaughter in teen’s shooting
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been indicted on an involuntary manslaughter charge in a fatal shooting that was earlier reported as a suicide and an accident.
Kentucky Christian college considers West Virginia expansion
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A private Christian university in Kentucky is considering expanding to West Virginia.
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch reported Sunday that the West Virginia Higher...
Judge reviewing mental evaluation request in manhunt case
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A judge is considering a mental evaluation request for a man charged in a 2018 shooting that led to a nearly weeklong manhunt in West Virginia.
Ohio woman caught with gun at W. Virginia airport checkpoint
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say they stopped a woman from getting on a plane with a loaded gun in West Virginia.
The Transportation Security Administration on Thursday says officers...
Fires that broke out near each other ruled accidental
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials say two fires that broke out near each other around the same time over the weekend were both accidental.
Ridder throws 4 TDs, Cincinnati whips Marshall 52-14
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Cincinnati started off slowly in its past two games and quarterback Desmond Ridder wanted to make sure that didn't happen against Marshall.
W Virginia man gets 30 years in machine gun, carjacking case
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man convicted of threatening two county workers with a machine gun before stealing their truck and leading authorities on a chase has been sentenced to 30...
21 charged in heroin and meth trafficking ring
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say they charged 21 people in a drug trafficking ring that operated in Ohio and West Virginia.
U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart on Wednesday announced...
West Virginia police kill man in early morning shootout
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia say they killed a man who used a woman as a human shield and shot at officers during a wild standoff.
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Man cited after loaded gun found in bag at airport
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say a West Virginia man has been caught with a loaded gun at an airport checkpoint.
The Transportation Security Administration on Monday says the man was...
Marshall University sets benefit for food bank
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two authors with West Virginia ties will deliver readings at Marshall University this week to benefit the Facing Hunger Foodbank.
Green, Gaines help Marshall outpace in Ohio 33-31 win
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Isaiah Green threw two touchdown passes, including a 43-yard strike to Xavier Gaines that put Marshall ahead for good, and the Thundering Herd beat Ohio 33-31 on...
Man accused of threatening to kill WVa college cheerleaders
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Kentucky man is accused of threatening to kill the cheerleading team of a West Virginia university, along with a specific female victim and her family.
Marshall dismisses RB Tyler King from football team
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall running back Tyler King has been dismissed from the team for an unspecified violation of team rules and policies.
VA employee pleads guilty to leaking Ojeda’s medical records
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Department of Veterans Affairs employee has pleaded guilty to leaking the medical records of Richard Ojeda as the former Army major was running for...
Green helps lead Marshall to 56-17 victory over VMI
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Isaiah Green threw for a career-high four touchdowns and Talik Keaton returned a punt 67 yards for a score as Marshall opened the season with a dominating 56-17 victory...
West Virginia’s first female fire chief wins national award
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The chief of the Huntington, West Virginia, Fire Department has been named as the American Legion's national firefighter of the year.
University, federal agency partner to fight opioid crisis
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A university in West Virginia will work with the investigative division of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to fight the opioid crisis.
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Loaded handgun detected in man’s belongings at W.Va. airport
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man from Washington state has been caught with a loaded handgun at a West Virginia airport.
The Transportation Security Administration says in a news release TSA...
Ojeda says medical records leak derailed congressional bid
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former Army Maj. Richard Ojeda says his West Virginia congressional campaign was derailed by a Department of Veterans Affairs employee who's charged with leaking medical...
5 Texas residents charged in WVa in credit card fraud scheme
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia say five Texas residents have been arrested in a multistate credit card fraud scheme.
News outlets report criminal complaints in Cabell...
Former WV deputy, son charged in large fentanyl bust
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a retired West Virginia sheriff's deputy and his son have been indicted on federal drug charges.
U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart on Thursday announced the...
Another postal worker pleads guilty in pot delivery plot
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Another postal worker in West Virginia has admitted to helping deliver marijuana shipped to the area from California.
HIV cases in West Virginia county rise to 71
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials say the number of HIV cases in Cabell County has risen to 71.
The state Department of Health and Human Resources posted the figure on Monday,...
Historic block in NE Indiana saved from demolition, restored
HUNTINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A block of historic buildings once headed for demolition in northeastern Indiana has been renovated into loft apartments and office space.
Police arrest 8 after raid finds drugs, stolen car
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police say they arrested eight people and found drugs and a stolen car during a raid of a house in West Virginia.
The Huntington Police Department says a SWAT team...
West Virginia restaurant hosts dementia-friendly night
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A restaurant in West Virginia has hosted a dementia-friendly night meant to entertain and treat both caregivers and the cared.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A fatal shooting occurred outside a West Virginia bar Sunday, prompting the suspension of its liquor license.
News outlets report The Hot Corner Bar will have its...
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A California man who admitted having about 30 pounds (13.6 kilograms) of marijuana in his suitcase when he flew to West Virginia has been sentenced to 10...
Research finds mobile voting increased voter turnout
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Research has found that West Virginia's mobile voting app for overseas residents has increased voter turnout.
The Herald-Dispatch cites research done by University...
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A new state report says a "series of failures" led to improper equipment maintenance at a local West Virginia fire department.
West Virginia editorial roundup
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:
The Charleston Gazette-Mail on an increase in the number of guns found in carry-on luggage at two airports in West Virginia...
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — People recovering from substance abuse disorder can get rides to appointments under a project set to begin in West Virginia.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A trial date has been set for new sexual assault charges against a man who was allowed to remain enrolled at Marshall University despite a rape accusation.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a West Virginia deputy was hospitalized after coming into contact with the dangerous opioid fentanyl.
Expelled student facing more rape charges jailed for year
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man who was allowed to remain enrolled at Marshall University despite a rape accusation has been sentenced to a year in jail for violating probation after new sexual...
Hearing on bidding process for coal operator continued
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal hearing adjourned Thursday without a decision on a bidding process proposed for mines owned by a bankrupt West Virginia-based coal company.