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Davis, Canterbury draw focus in second legislative audit report

CHARLESTON – The second part of an audit of the state Supreme Court took another look at use of state vehicles by justices and staff as well as other issues.

Blankenship accepts Constitution Party nomination to run for Senate

CHARLESTON – Just weeks after losing the Republican primary, Don Blankenship has accepted the nomination to be the Constitution Party's candidate for the U.S. Senate.

CALA: Innovator liability litigation could have stifled development of new drugs

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court’s ruling that a consumer can’t bring a claim against a brand-name drug manufacturer when they took a generic version is drawing reaction from both sides of the issue.

WV CALA celebrating its annual Juror Appreciation Week

CHARLESTON – A statewide legal reform group is celebrating its annual Juror Appreciation Week.

West Virginia has lost a great one in Chris Stadelman

CHARLESTON – Our state is rich in natural resources such as coal, gas and timber. But, some people say our best natural resource is our people. If that’s the case (and I happen to think it is), West Virginia lost one of its greatest resources last week.

W.Va. ahead of the game when it comes to sports betting

CHARLESTON – A U.S. Supreme Court ruling makes sports gambling legal across the country, and West Virginia already is ahead of the game.

Lindsay plans to run for vacant Kanawha Circuit Court judge position

CHARLESTON – A veteran Charleston attorney is throwing his hat into the ring for the vacant Kanawha Circuit Court judgeship.

Supreme Court declines to expand West Virginia's products liability law

CHARLESTON -- The state Supreme Court has declined to expand West Virginia's products liability law, saying a plaintiff has no cause of action against a brand-name drug manufacturer when the drug used was made by a generic manufacturer.

Blankenship refuses to support Morrisey in race against Manchin

CHARLESTON – Don Blankenship will not be supporting Attorney General Patrick Morrisey in the U.S. Senate race against incumbent Democrat Joe Manchin.

Lawsuit will be filed against state DOH for fatal wreck in I-64 work zone

CHARLESTON – Construction on Interstate 64 in Putnam and Cabell counties has led to scores of traffic accidents as well as the deaths of three people and an unborn baby. And soon, there will be a lawsuit filed regarding one of the deaths.

Morrisey wins contentious GOP race for shot at Manchin's Senate seat

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey will take on incumbent Joe Manchin for a seat in the U.S. Senate.

Blankenship says polls show him winning; Jenkins, Morrisey seize on Trump tweet

CHARLESTON – On the eve of the West Virginia primary, Don Blankenship’s campaign has released a poll showing him with a sizable lead in the Republican race for U.S. Senate.

Greear, Salango running for Stucky's seat on Kanawha Circuit Court bench

CHARLESTON – Two candidates have filed paperwork to become the next Kanawha Circuit Judge.

W.Va. joins seven other states in suit to end DACA

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has joined a coalition of six other states are suing the federal government, challenging the 2012 executive action that created the unconstitutional Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

W.Va. reaches $2.65M settlement in VW emissions scandal

CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says West Virginia has reached $2.65 million settlement with Volkswagen and two other automakers while saving the state more than a half million dollars in legal fees and likely exceeding the payout it would have received in multistate litigation.

Man sues Ojeda, says state Senator violated his civil rights, got him fired

CHARLESTON – A Logan man has filed a lawsuit against state Senator and U.S. Congress candidate Richard Ojeda after he was fired from his job after posting a video of Ojeda illegally passing a car.

AG's office renews concealed carry reciprocity with Pennsylvania

CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office recently announced West Virginia has maintained full concealed carry reciprocity with Pennsylvania.

DiTrapano again asks state Supreme Court to reinstate his law license

CHARLESTON – Dante diTrapano again has asked the state Supreme Court to give him back his law license.

Election for Stucky's replacement will be on November general ballot

CHARLESTON – The election of a new Kanawha Circuit judge to replace the resigning Jim Stucky will take place in November.

AG, DOJ to work together to fight elder abuse in West Virginia

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office will collaborate with the federal government’s Elder Justice Initiative to fight elder abuse in West Virginia.