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Stalking cases appear to be on the upswing at West Virginia University

Stalking cases appear to be on the upswing at West Virginia University

By Rebecca Toro and Daniel Blair In early August, Morgantown police arrested a 27-year-old area resident for allegedly stalking and then breaking into the Sunnyside home of two female West Virginia University students, where he assaulted them. Victor Panico was charged with night-time burglary, three...1:01 pm October 12, 2017
How West Virginia's Criminal Justice System Failed Je'Ron Hawkins

How West Virginia’s Criminal Justice System Failed Je’Ron Hawkins

By Caity Coyne, Angie DeWitt, Shaleah Ingram, Corey McDonald, and Kaitlyn Neff In late 2012 Je’Ron Hawkins, a 19-year-old imprisoned in a West Virginia jail, contacted the West Virginia Innocence Project claiming he had been wrongfully convicted of first-degree murder after a gunfight in Morgantown....5:00 pm April 25, 2016