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Capitol security officers falsely arrested Charleston resident, lawsuit says

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 15, 2018

Two residents accuse the West Virginia Division of Protective Services and security officers of an "armed abduction."

CSX derailment and oil spill leads to federal lawsuit

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 14, 2018

Federal and state officials accuse CSX Transportation of several environmental torts in response to oil spilled from a derailed train.

Water crisis attorneys to get more than $22 million in fees while plaintiffs split $73 million

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 12, 2018

CHARLESTON — While those affected by the 2014 Elk River chemical spill should be receiving their checks soon, the plaintiffs attorneys who handled the case will split more than $22 million in fees.

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