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AG's office files civil complaint against teacher, aides accused of abusing special needs students

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 19, 2019

MARTINSBURG – The state Attorney General’s office has filed a civil complaint against three Berkeley County school employees in the aftermath of abuse allegations against special needs students.

Loughry’s legacy will live on in the (Steve) Canterbury Tales

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 19, 2019

Former state Supreme Court justice is going to prison – and he won’t be lounging on a $32,000 blue suede couch in his cell.

Fewer school districts would mean real education reform

By Steve Canterbury | Feb 19, 2019

Eliminating the 55 school districts and replacing them with about a dozen would dramatically drop the cost of administration to the point that every teacher could get a raise and the taxpayers would still save money.

Opposition to charter schools doesn't make sense

By Gary Dungan | Feb 19, 2019

It is puzzling to us that there could be such great acceptance of public charter schools in New Orleans and such total opposition from the unions and the school boards, including the State School Board, in West Virginia, where our public schools rank near the bottom in achievement.

For Richard Lindsay, law and medicine became one passion, one career

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 19, 2019

For Dr. Richard Lindsay of Tabor, Lindsay & Associates, pursuing a career in law merged two of his passions: medicine and legal work.

Landscaping company seeks payment for work it performed

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 19, 2019

A landscaping company is suing a construction company, citing alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Consumer sues GM alleging breach of warranty on Chevy Equinox

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 19, 2019

A consumer is suing a car manufacturer, citing alleged breach of duty of good faith, breach of implied warranty, breach of express warranty, common law fraud and misrepresentation, and violations of the "lemon law" and the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act.

Woman sues for her alleged portion of ex-husband's estate

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 19, 2019

A deceased man's former wife is suing a financial service company, citing alleged unjust enrichment.

Borrower says Wells Fargo harassed him with phone calls

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 19, 2019

A consumer is suing a financing company, citing alleged intentional infliction of emotional distress and violation of telephone harassment statutes.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF WEST VIRGINIA: U.S. Attorney’s Office Collects Nearly $2 Million in Civil and Criminal Actions for U.S. Taxpayers in Fiscal Year 2018

By Press release submission | Feb 19, 2019

U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced today that the Northern District of West Virginia collected $1,815,859 in criminal and civil actions in Fiscal Year 2018.

Ketchum seeks probation or fine while federal prosecutors want him to serve 6-12 months

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 18, 2019

CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Menis Ketchum’s attorney says his client only should be placed on probation or fined on a federal wire fraud charge.

Man claims former Charleston mayor, city ignored FOIA request

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 18, 2019

A Putnam County resident is suing a mayor and a city, citing an alleged violation of West Virginia Code 29B.

Woman claims she was abused at health care facility

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 18, 2019

A Kanawha County resident is suing health care providers, citing alleged negligence.

Building supplier sues contractor alleging nonpayment

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 18, 2019

A building supply firm is suing a West Virginia company, citing alleged breach of personal guaranty and unjust enrichment.

Woman says home care service company violated FLSA obligations

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 18, 2019

An employee is suing a home care service company, citing alleged breach of contract and unpaid wages.

Development authority alleging breach of real estate purchase contract

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 18, 2019

A West Virginia public entity is suing a company and an individual citing alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Man claims property inspectors were reckless and negligent

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 18, 2019

A property owner is suing property inspectors, citing alleged breach of duty.

EQT agrees to $53.5 million settlement in gas royalty payment case

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 18, 2019

CLARKSBURG — EQT Corp. agreed to a settlement in a federal class-action lawsuit alleging it wasn't fully paying gas royalty payments.

JCPenney customer sues store after being injured in fall

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 16, 2019

A customer is suing retail store operators, citing alleged negligence and premises liability.

Consumer says defective Rural King heater exploded and damaged his eyes

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 16, 2019

A consumer is suing a home store and a heater manufacturer, citing alleged breach of express warranty, breach of implied warranty and negligence.

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