CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging Sen. Joe Manchin to support President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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CHARLESTON – Don Blankenship said in a statement Thursday that West Virginians don’t want career politicians and, instead want someone who will stand with the president and against the D.C. Establishment.
CHARLESTON – Two more former employees are suing the West Virginia Secretary of State’s office after they claim their employment was wrongfully terminated.
WILLIAMSON – A woman is suing a Mingo County attorney and House of Delegates member after she claims his law firm committed professional conduct violations and caused her damages.
CHARLESTON – The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to recommend the passage of the intermediate appeals court bill to the full Senate and that it be recommended to the committee on finance.
CHARLESTON – A federal bankruptcy judge has delayed ruling on a motion that would open a 30-day bidding process for the purchase of the Charleston Gazette-Mail.
CHARLESTON – The owners of The Charleston Gazette-Mail have agreed to declare Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Charleston Newspapers is planning to file for bankruptcy on Jan. 30.
CHARLESTON – The Senate Judiciary Committee has begun discussions of a bill to create an intermediate court of appeals in West Virginia at a hearing.
PRINCETON – Meral Inc. is suing Brewster, Morhous, Cameron, Caruth, Moore, Kersey & Stafford after it claims the law firm and two attorneys breached their contract with the corporation. Lawrence E. Morhous and Jerry J. Cameron were also names as defendants in the suit.
HUNTINGTON – An amended complaint has been filed in a lawsuit against Wayne County Board of Education’s curriculum specialist alleging he violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act when thousands of Wayne County residents received a recorded telephone message prior to the primary election she went on to win in 2016.
MOUNDSVILLE – Murray Energy Company is suing HBO and “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” Host John Oliver after the June 18 episode allegedly defamed Robert E. Murray.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court has affirmed a circuit court’s ruling dismissing felony civil rights violations against a former Marshall University football player accused of saying an anti-gay slur before striking two men that he saw kiss.
CHARLESTON – Eastman Chemical Company has filed a lawsuit against the Lincoln County Commission for passing an illegal ordinance it claims is an attempt to recover money from the company three years after the chemical contaminated the water supply in West Virginia.
CHARLESTON – Nicholas Circuit Judge Stephen O. Callaghan has been suspended for two years by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.
WILLIAMSON – A woman is suing the Mingo County Board of Education after she claims her daughter was slapped by the principal and injured.
HUNTINGTON – The City of Huntington has filed a lawsuit against three drug companies and a physician it claims fueled opioid epidemic within in the city and across the state.
WINFIELD – Some Scott Depot parents are suing the Kanawha Valley Youth Basketball League after they claim it is violating its own constitution and by-laws by refusing to allow their son to play on an all-star basketball team.
MOUNDSVILLE – A northern Panhandle physician has been named in another hepatitis lawsuit.
CHARLESTON – An attorney is suing Benjamin F. White and his law office after she claims they failed to pay for services provided. Benjamin F. White-Attorney at Law PLLC also was named as a defendant in the suit. On Oct. 21, 2013, the defendants engaged the services of Sherri Goodman Reveal, who is doing business as Sherri D. Goodman/Goodman Advocacy, for the defendants to be represented by the plaintiff in a lawyer disciplinary matter, according to a complaint filed June 15 in Kanawha Circuit Co
PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Disability attorney Eric C. Conn was arrested Monday and is currently in the Pike County Detention Center and no bond has been set. Conn was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigations and is held for U.S. Marshals. He is being held on undisclosed federal charges.