WVU student arrested for making terroristic threats

Acting on a tip, University Police arrested Cheickna Kagnassy, a 21-year-old freshman pre-business major from Columbia, Maryland, at his residence in Vandalia Hall Wednesday evening, Deputy Chief Phil Scott said. Scott said a concerned citizen notified police that Kagnassy had spoken of carrying out a “shooting spree,” then committing suicide. He said no weapons were found at Kagnassy’s residence.

WVU offers resources, reminds campus community of procedures as temperatures dip

West Virginia will see bitterly cold weather in the next couple of days. Temperatures will dip to single digits with negative wind chill factors predicted in some areas. West Virginia University officials urge students, faculty and staff to be prepared to avoid the dangers of frostbite and hypothermia. These conditions can occur in a matter of minutes.

Hudak to retire, WVU to restructure Facilities and Services

Randy Hudak, senior associate vice president for Facilities and Services at West Virginia University, is set to retire from the University. As part of the larger transition, Jamie Kosik, director of facilities Health Sciences Center, will serve as interim associate vice president effective Dec. 15. Hudak will serve as an advisor and aid throughout the transition.

WVU Police investigate fan incident during Baylor football game

West Virginia University Police is investigating an incident at Milan Puskar Stadium during tonight’s (Oct. 25) game against Baylor. Witnesses told officers 49-year-old Robert McIntyre, Jr. from Mineral Wells, scaled and then intentionally jumped over the wall of the South Concourse area following a series of verbal altercations with those seated nearby. He fell onto the concrete concourse below. Contemporary Services Corporation Event Staff, University Police, State Police and emergency crews responded immediately and he was taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital for treatment. University Police is continuing its investigation.

WVU’s annual Clery Report is available

The annual Clery Report for West Virginia University, reviewing crime on the Morgantown campus, is now available from the Police and Office of Emergency Management.

UPDATE: Police identify body found on WVU campus

A West Virginia University employee discovered a body at approximately 6:30 this morning (Aug. 20) on a small section of University property near the intersection of Beechurst Ave. and University Ave. He has been identified as 59-year-old Larry Allen Keller of Morgantown. He was not affiliated with the University in any way.