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W.Va. School Suspends Sorority Over Drug, Hazing Claims

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – A Marshall University has suspended a sorority over allegations of illegal drug use and hazing. The university on Thursday announced a cease-and-desist order against the Delta Upsilon chapter of Delta Zeta, suspending all chapter actives, meetings and social events. University President Jerome Gilbert says the university is now investigating the allegations…. Read More

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Ohio Woman Caught With Gun at West Virginia Airport Checkpoint

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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 found the handgun in the woman’s carry-on bag at a Huntington Tri-State Airport x-ray checkpoint. The woman’s named was not released but officials said she… Read More

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W.Va. Man Gets 30 Years in Machine Gun, Carjacking Case

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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 years in prison. A news release from U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart says 20-year-old Justin Michael Wilson received his sentence Wednesday. Wilson was… Read More

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W. Va. Police Responding to Hostage Situation Fatally Shoot Suspect

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia police chief says officers responding to a report of a hostage situation have fatally shot a man who fired at them. Huntington Police Chief Hank Dial told news outlets officers responded Tuesday morning to an address near a gas station. Dial says a suspect fired at officers and… Read More

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Marshall University Sets Benefit for Food Bank

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two authors with West Virginia ties will deliver readings at Marshall University this week to benefit the Facing Hunger Foodbank. The event is at 7 p.m. Thursday in Smith Hall. The university said in a news release that a donation of two or three nonperishable food items is suggested for admission…. Read More

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West Virginia’s First Female Fire Chief Wins National Award

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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. Chief Jan K. Rader received the award at the American Legion’s 101st National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Wednesday night. Rader is the state’s first female fire chief after having… Read More

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Loaded Handgun Detected in Man’s Belongings at W.Va. Airport

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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 officers spotted the handgun Saturday at Tri-State Airport near Huntington. The statement says the 9 mm handgun loaded with 15 bullets was with the… Read More

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Former WV Deputy, Son Charged in Large Fentanyl Bust

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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 superseding indictment against 76-year-old Larry McCallister and 45-year-old Steven Dale McCallister. Stuart says 2.6 pounds of fentanyl were found during a raid at their home… Read More