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AG's office settles with Cabell County used car dealer

Chris Dickerson Mar. 9, 2017, 2:14pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has settled a lawsuit against a used car dealer alleged repeated violations of state law.

Former Daily Mail owners say domain name was sold without permission

Chris Dickerson Mar. 9, 2017, 9:35am

PARKERSBURG – The former owners of the Charleston Daily Mail claims United Bank wrongfully induced Charleston Newspapers to sell the rights to the dailymail.com domain name.

Morrisey hails passage of Senate bill to allow AG investigators to carry guns

Chris Dickerson Mar. 8, 2017, 10:41am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is praising the passage of a state Senate bill that would allow investigators for his office to carry firearms in the course of their official duties.

AG's office asks Supreme Court to overturn right-to-work injunction

Chris Dickerson Mar. 8, 2017, 10:10am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office has filed a petition to overturn a preliminary injunction against a right-to-work law passed in last year’s legislative session.

Justices vote to make Johnson permanent Court Administrator

Chris Dickerson Mar. 6, 2017, 3:56pm

CHARLESTON – Gary Johnson has had interim removed from his job title. The state Supreme Court of Appeals voted unanimously March 6 to make Johnson, a former circuit judge, the permanent Administrative Director of West Virginia Courts, Chief Justice Allen H. Loughry II announced.

Morrisey, others withdraw federal transgender lawsuit

Chris Dickerson Mar. 3, 2017, 12:58pm

CHARLESTON — Declaring victory, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Texas counterpart Ken Paxton have withdrew their coalition’s 13-state lawsuit against former President Obama’s transgender directive.

AG's office announces events for National Consumer Protection Week

Chris Dickerson Mar. 3, 2017, 12:38pm

CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has announced it will various events across central and southern West Virginia aimed at consumer education and fighting fraud as part of National Consumer Protection Week 2017.

AG's office urges residents affected by storms to verify contractors

Chris Dickerson Mar. 2, 2017, 11:11am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is urging state residents dealing with damage from this week’s severe weather to be cautious when hiring others to assist with repair and cleanup.

Legislator's father shares struggle of securing insurance for business

Chris Dickerson Feb. 27, 2017, 9:05am

CHARLESTON – State legislators always are hearing stories from constituents.

State Chamber boss thinks lawmakers will find a way to limit new taxes

Chris Dickerson Feb. 24, 2017, 11:59am

CHARLESTON – During his gubernatorial campaign, Jim Justice frequently said West Virginians were taxed enough.

Blankenship's request for a full re-hearing denied by Fourth Circuit

Chris Dickerson Feb. 24, 2017, 8:24am

RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court refuses to give Don Blankenship a full re-hearing of his appeal. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on Feb. 24 denied a request by the former Massey Energy with a three-sentence order.

Morrisey lauds Trump move restoring state control in transgender school policy

Chris Dickerson Feb. 23, 2017, 1:16pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is applauding President Trump’s directive restoring decisions regarding transgender students to states.

Carper thinks Gorsuch is 'totally qualified' for U.S. Supreme Court

Chris Dickerson Feb. 23, 2017, 11:10am

CHARLESTON – A well-known Kanawha County Democrat says he thinks Neil Gorsuch is well qualified to become the next United States Supreme Court justice.

AG's office reaches settlement with Putnam Co. funeral home

Chris Dickerson Feb. 22, 2017, 3:05pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's ofiice has announced a settlement with a Putnam County funeral home and its owners.

Bill to change medical monitoring advances to state Senate

Chris Dickerson Feb. 22, 2017, 10:35am

CHARLESTON – The state Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced a bill that would change the guidelines for medical monitoring claims. Senate Bill 236 was approved by the committee on Feb. 21, and now will be presented to the entire state Senate.

State Supreme Court to hear cases at WVU College of Law

Chris Dickerson Feb. 21, 2017, 3:10pm

MORGANTOWN – The state Supreme Court will make its annual trip to Morgantown on Feb. 28 to hear arguments in three cases at the West Virginia University College of Law in Morgantown.

After Trump's signature, Morrisey unsure of future of stream protection case

Chris Dickerson Feb. 20, 2017, 1:52pm

CHARLESTON – After President Trump signed measures undoing regulations that hindered coal mining, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says his coalition of AGs needs to review the need to continue a lawsuit about the matter.

Southern Xposure enters mediation with two former dancers

Chris Dickerson Feb. 20, 2017, 11:43am

BLUEFIELD – After a local chain of strip clubs asked to have a recently filed lawsuit by two dancers dismissed or stayed, the parties agreed to mediation.

W.Va. leaders praise Pruitt's confirmation as new EPA chief

Chris Dickerson Feb. 20, 2017, 10:38am

WASHINGTON – West Virginia leaders are hailing the confirmation of Scott Pruitt as the new administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

AG's office warns West Virginia employers of emailing phishing scam

Chris Dickerson Feb. 15, 2017, 11:48am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey recently alerted employers to an email phishing scam that already has targeted at least two entities in southern West Virginia.