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Loughry pleads not guilty to federal charges; trial scheduled to begin Aug. 28

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 22, 2018

CHARLESTON – Suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry pleaded not guilty to the charges in the 22-count federal criminal indictment unsealed earlier this week.

New Defense Trial Counsel president awaits 'exciting opportunity'

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 22, 2018

CHARLESTON — The new president of the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia (DTCWV) is looking forward to the new experiences he will have in the coming year.

Asbestos litigation in West Virginia holds steady

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 22, 2018

CHARLESTON — Asbestos litigation in West Virginia is holding steady, close to where it was in 2017.

Ohio couple alleges Wheeling Island casino operators caused injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 22, 2018

WHEELING — An Ohio couple is suing Wheeling hotel-casino-racetrack operators, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Guests accuse Pullman Plaza Hotel, elevator company of negligence

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 22, 2018

HUNTINGTON — Seven hotel guests are suing a Huntington hotel and an elevator equipment and service provider, alleging negligence and premises liability.

Oklahoma construction company alleges it is owed $374,000

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 22, 2018

WEST UNION — An Oklahoma construction company is suing three clients, alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Kanawha County consumer alleges debt collector violated TCPA

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 22, 2018

BECKLEY — A Kanawha County woman is suing a debt collector, alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Passenger alleges truck drivers' negligence caused crash

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 22, 2018

PRINCETON — A Mercer County man is suing truck drivers and an insurance provider, alleging negligence led to a vehicular crash.

Pendleton Co. delegate files petition seeking to force Gov. Justice to work in Charleston

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 21, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Pendleton County delegate has filed a petition claiming Gov. Jim Justice isn’t upholding his duties by not living at the governor’s mansion in Charleston.

Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority settles service dog suit

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 21, 2018

CHARLESTON — The Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by a former employee who alleged his employment was terminated because of his service animal.

Third Mountain State Land Use Academy discusses opioids, broadband

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 21, 2018

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University's Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic held the third annual Mountain State Land Use Academy, where topics such as the opioid epidemic and broadband were discussed.

West Virginia's Family Nutrition Program helps state's drug court participants

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 21, 2018

MORGANTOWN—West Virginia is taking measures to help those battling drug addiction with alternative education programs, including nutrition classes, to strengthen the county's drug court programs.

New members of Defense Trial Counsel board are ready to serve

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 21, 2018

CHARLESTON — Two of the four new members appointed to the board of the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia (DTCWV) are looking forward to serving on the board.

Two WVU law students receive inaugural Rural Practice Scholarship

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 21, 2018

Nathan Bennett and Sarah Petitto, West Virginia University College of Law students, are the first-ever recipients for the Rural Practice Scholarship.

Jenkins helps secure mine funding for West Virginia

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 21, 2018

CHARLESTON — Rep. Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) has secured additional funding for West Virginia that will help to redevelop and repurpose abandoned mine lands that will help create more jobs for West Virginians.

Machinist/welder accuses machinery company of wrongful discharge

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 21, 2018

BLUEFIELD — A machinist/welder is suing a machinery company, alleging age discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Injured motorist alleges State Farm failed to provide proper compensation

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 21, 2018

NEW CUMBERLAND — A Weirton motorist is suing State Farm, alleging negligence and breach of contract.

Family alleges tractor-trailer owner, driver caused crash

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 21, 2018

LOGAN — A couple and the mother of the husband are suing a tractor-trailer owner and driver, alleging negligence caused a vehicle crash.

Stuart won't close the door on more state Supreme Court charges

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 21, 2018

CHARLESTON – U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart indicated there might be more federal charges related to the state Supreme Court.

Loughry indictment details federal accusations

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 20, 2018

CHARLESTON – The unsealed federal indictment against state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry includes details of what federal agents learned during their investigation.

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