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UPDATED: State Supreme Court has new interim administrative director

Chris Dickerson Jan. 4, 2017, 2:13pm

CHARLESTON -- The state Supreme Court has a new administrative director.

AG's office reminds college-bound students to submit FAFSA applications

Chris Dickerson Jan. 4, 2017, 1:44pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is reminding college-bound students to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, which he says is a necessary part of qualifying for financial assistance.

AG's office urges caution about technology assistance

Chris Dickerson Jan. 3, 2017, 12:27pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has issued a warning to consumers, asking them to be cautious when accepting an offer to resolve personal technology issues.

As term ends, Benjamin says state Supreme Court is stronger than it was

Chris Dickerson Dec. 30, 2016, 8:59am

CHARLESTON – Brent Benjamin says he is leaving the state Supreme Court better than it was when he joined it.

Loughry takes over as state Supreme Court Chief Justice on Jan. 1

Chris Dickerson Dec. 27, 2016, 2:32pm

CHARLESTON – Tucker County native Allen H. Loughry II will become the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia for the first time on Jan. 1.

AG's office warns of post-holiday employment scams

Chris Dickerson Dec. 27, 2016, 2:17pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is warning consumers to exercise caution when looking for employment opportunities to pay off those holiday purchases.

McDowell County sues drug companies for opioid shipments

Chris Dickerson Dec. 23, 2016, 1:55pm

WELCH – The McDowell County Commission has filed a lawsuit against three prescription drug wholesalers, claiming the companies’ shipments of opioids helped create the county’s drug epidemic.

Former exotic dancer says Southern Xposure didn't pay her properly

Chris Dickerson Dec. 23, 2016, 11:42am

PRINCETON – For the third time in a month, a local chain of strip clubs finds itself named as a defendant in a potential class-action lawsuit.

AG's office files opioid lawsuit against Grant County pharmacy

Chris Dickerson Dec. 23, 2016, 11:14am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office has filed another lawsuit against a pharmacy claiming it dispensed an inordinate number of prescription opioids.

Jenkins introduces bill to stop stream buffer zone rule

Chris Dickerson Dec. 22, 2016, 8:32am

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins has introduced a resolution to force Congress to take an up-or-down vote on a recently finalized anti-coal regulation from the Obama administration.

Federal jury returns $2M verdict in third DuPont C8 case

Chris Dickerson Dec. 21, 2016, 1:43pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A federal jury has returned a $2 million verdict against DuPont in the third of 3,500 cases charging that DuPont knowingly contaminated drinking water at its facility near Parkersburg.

Mingo Co. woman says she was sexually harassed by Wendy's managers

Chris Dickerson Dec. 20, 2016, 1:52pm

WILLIAMSON – A Mingo County woman is suing a Kentucky fast food restaurant, claiming she was sexually harassed by a supervisor.

Dear President-elect Trump, please end the war on coal

Chris Dickerson Dec. 20, 2016, 10:28am

Imagine a president using his office to safeguard the rights of the American people, advance our interests and increase our prosperity!

Morrisey names Martin as Chief Deputy AG, announces new hires and other appointments

Chris Dickerson Dec. 20, 2016, 10:07am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is unveiling some personnel changes in his administration, including the appointment of a chief deputy.

Morrisey, other AGs reach $19.5M settlement over Abilify marketing

Chris Dickerson Dec. 20, 2016, 9:49am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and a coalition of other AGs have reached a $19.5 million settlement with Bristol-Myers Squibb regarding its marketing of Abilify, a drug used to manage mental health disorders.

State Republican leaders blast Obama's Stream Protection Rule

Chris Dickerson Dec. 20, 2016, 9:15am

CHARLESTON — A host of Republican leaders are blasting President Obama’s Stream Protection Rule, which they say would “dramatically reduce coal mining.” The rule, which is set for publication Dec. 20, would prohibit any change to the land and environment near coal mines.

Morrisey, other AGs ask Trump team to withdraw Clean Power Plan

Chris Dickerson Dec. 15, 2016, 12:30pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton are spearheading a 24-state coalition urging President-elect Donald Trump and congressional leaders to withdraw President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan.

West Virginia nearly finds itself off annual Judicial Hellhole report

Chris Dickerson Dec. 15, 2016, 7:33am

WASHINGTON – Once a perennial seat holder at the head of the holiday dinner table, West Virginia now barely gets its foot in the door of the American Tort Reform Association’s Judicial Hellhole report.

Morrisey urges Manchin to support Pruitt's nomination to head EPA

Chris Dickerson Dec. 14, 2016, 12:53pm

CHARLESTON — Scott Pruitt has at least two West Virginia politicians in his corner.

Pregnant Missouri woman says she stepped on dirty needle at Motel 6

Chris Dickerson Dec. 7, 2016, 11:58am

CHARLESTON – A Missouri woman has filed a lawsuit claiming she stepped on a dirty hypodermic needle in a Kanawha City motel room when she was pregnant.