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Appalachian Highlands Ventures alleged to owe fees to condo owners association

Philip Gonzales Sep. 23, 2016, 8:33pm

MARLINTON – A condominium owners association alleges it is owed approximately $40,000.

Justice says majority swept Wells’ freedom of association ‘under the rug’

Kyla Asbury Sep. 23, 2016, 10:54am

CHARLESTON – In her dissenting opinion regarding the Erik Wells case, West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Robin Jean Davis says the other Supreme Court justices have swept Wells’ freedom of association “under the rug.”

Marshall essayists focus on Electoral College issue

Mike Helenthal Sep. 23, 2016, 8:39am

HUNTINGTON – A recent Marshall University contest asked authors to make pro and con arguments about the value of the Electoral College.

Justices' visit to Marshall University opportunity for public to 'see the Supreme Court in action'

Caleb Murphy Sep. 23, 2016, 8:39am

HUNTINGTON – The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia heard arguments at Marshall University on Sept. 20. The hearings included three cases and were open for the public.

Two Wheeling residents accuse driver, employer of causing crash

Philip Gonzales Sep. 23, 2016, 8:14am

MOUNDSVILLE — Two Wheeling residents are suing a Pennsylvania company and an Ohio driver, alleging their negligence caused a crash that injured one of the plaintiffs. 

West Virginia consumer accuses bank of phone harassment

Philip Gonzales Sep. 23, 2016, 8:13am

CHARLESTON — A West Virginia man is suing a bank and debt collector, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Retired coal miner alleges mortgage loan business violated agreement

Philip Gonzales Sep. 23, 2016, 8:12am

RIPLEY — A retired coal miner is suing a mortgage loan servicer, alleging failure to credit payments.

Logan County couple alleges Capital One Bank violated West Virginia law

Philip Gonzales Sep. 23, 2016, 8:12am

LOGAN — A Logan County couple is suing Capital One Bank, alleging intentional infliction of emotional distress.

West Virginia consumer accuses bank of harassment

Philip Gonzales Sep. 23, 2016, 8:12am

CHARLESTON — A West Virginia woman is suing a bank, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

GOP ad links Reynolds to Obama, Hillary Clinton policies

Chris Dickerson Sep. 23, 2016, 8:05am

WASHINGTON – The Republican Attorneys General Association has released a new ad attacking Democratic AG candidate Doug Reynolds.

Attorneys' community service earns YMCA honor

Carrie Salls Sep. 23, 2016, 7:53am

WHEELING – Husband and wife attorneys Jim and Linda Bordas recently were honored with the Dr. Lee Jones Patron of Youth award during the YMCA’s annual Light of the Valley fundraiser luncheon. The couple’s commitment to serving the community was a driving factor behind the honor.

Judge says third-party candidates will stay on ballot

Kyla Asbury Sep. 22, 2016, 4:57pm

HUNTINGTON – U.S. District Judge Robert C. Chambers granted an emergency motion, ruling that 17 third-party candidates will remain on November’s general election ballot.

Ready for West Virginia's day in court

Patrick Morrisey Sep. 22, 2016, 12:16pm

CHARLESTON – On Sept. 27, my office will take the lead before a panel of nine judges and make our best case against President Obama’s so-called “Clean Power Plan.” The Power Plan is an unlawful federal rule that forces states to stop using the most affordable, reliable form of energy — coal.

AG previews his coalition's arguments for EPA hearing

Chris Dickerson Sep. 22, 2016, 12:10pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey previewed the highlights of the arguments his coalition of state AGs will present in federal court against the EPA's Clean Power Plan.

Charleston attorney writes book about animal law

Kyla Asbury Sep. 22, 2016, 7:58am

CHARLESTON – A Charleston attorney has written her second book—combining her love for animals with her love of the law.

Coal Mountain couple accuses mining operators of trespassing

Philip Gonzales Sep. 22, 2016, 7:52am

PINEVILLE — A Coal Mountain husband and wife are suing mining operators, alleging fraudulent misrepresentation and trespassing.

Conductor blames railcar operator for injuries

Philip Gonzales Sep. 22, 2016, 7:51am

PINEVILLE — A Wyoming County conductor is suing a railcar operator, alleging its negligence caused the plaintiff to sustain serious shoulder injuries. 

Two third-party candidates file federal suit after Wells ruling takes them off ballot

Kyla Asbury Sep. 21, 2016, 3:34pm

HUNTINGTON – Two third-party candidates who were knocked off the ballot after the Erik Wells ruling have filed a lawsuit against the Secretary of State.

Hinton man accuses Appalachian Regional Healthcare of discrimination

Kyla Asbury Sep. 21, 2016, 3:30pm

WELCH – A Hinton man is suing Appalachian Regional Healthcare after he claims it discriminated against him based on his race and age.

Reynolds' latest ad attacks Morrisey's links to drug companies

Chris Dickerson Sep. 21, 2016, 9:46am

CHARLESTON – In its latest television commercial, Doug Reynolds’ campaign for state attorney general says incumbent Patrick Morrisey is lining his pockets with drug money while “West Virginians overdose in record numbers.” Morrisey’s campaign responded, saying the ad is another attempt by Reynolds “to divert attention away from the fact that he has no plan to fight substance abuse.” Reynolds’ ad, titled “Pockets,” can be viewed online.