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Winking at McGraw, scowling at Morrisey

Ever since the departure of the previous state attorney general, whom they let do as he pleased for 20 years, the West Virginia ​​​​​House of Delegates has feigned concern that the reformer who replaced him might run amok. “Ironic” doesn't half describe it.

Supreme Court spending controversy triggers shake-up

MORGANTOWN – West ​Virginia MetroNews statewide correspondent Brad McElhinny reported last Friday, “a rumor has been circulating in recent days that federal authorities have been interviewing (State Supreme) Court officials.”

Modern Home Concepts Inc. alleged to owe more than $12,000 for goods purchased

WINFIELD – A Hurricane company is alleged to have failed to pay for goods purchased on credit.

Widow files suit against Putnam County doctor over husband's death

WINFIELD – A widow alleges a physician deviated from the standard of care in her late husband's failed surgery.

Motorist seeks settlement of underinsurance claim from State Farm

WHEELING – A man allegedly injured in a collision with an intoxicated driver is seeking damages from his insurer.

Woman files suit against Wheeling, others after slipping in parking garage

WHEELING – A Moundsville woman alleges she was injured in a parking garage because of the presence of snow, ice or water.

Wheeling consumer alleges Dodge vehicle has transmission issues

WHEELING – A consumer alleges a Dodge pickup truck he purchased has a defective transmission and is seeking rescission of the sales contract.

Bluefield property ower alleges Allstate breached contract

PRINCETON – The owner of a Bluefield property alleges her insurer breached their contract when it refused to pay for water damage to the property.

Monongahela Power Co. alleges Beech View Place owes more than $100,000

&&& WHEELING – An Ohio County limited liability company is alleged to have failed to pay for services.

Federal judge remands opioid lawsuits back to Boone Circuit Court

CHARLESTON – District Judge David Faber has remanded a lawsuit against McKesson Corporation regarding the opioid epidemic in Boone County back to state court.

Court paid $11,000 for dinner for circuit court judges at Davis' home

CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis has hosted eight dinners at her residences for judges and justices in her 20 years on the court.

West Virginia Supreme Court clerks make more than any other state counterpart

CHARLESTON – An annual report released by Vermont Law School shows that West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals clerks make more money than their counterparts in any other state.

Former CSX employees sue for wrongful termination

HUNTINGTON – Forty-six former employees are suing CSX Transportation in federal court for allegedly wrongfully terminating their employment.

Woman says she was injured in bleachers at Fayetteville High football game

FAYETTEVILLE – A Fayette County woman is suing the county school board after she says she was injured at a Fayetteville High School football game.

Former CEO of Visit Southern W.Va. says he was victim of age discrimination

BECKLEY – A Raleigh County man says he was wrongfully discharged as CEO of the New River Travel Council.

U.S. Attorney won't confirm, deny probe into state Supreme Court

CHARLESTON – The new U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia will not confirm nor deny a federal investigation into the state Supreme Court.

Putnam County consumers accuse local contractor of fraud

WINFIELD – A Scott Depot couple alleges a Putnam County business used funds meant for a home's construction for another use.

Consumer claims Chevrolet Camaro has defects, doesn't conform to warranties

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County consumer alleges a vehicle she purchased has defects and is seeking cancellation of the sales contract.

Ohio County Development Authority seeks damages over masonry work at Marquee Cinemas building

WHEELING – The owner of The Highlands mall complex claims that it has incurred remediation costs because of improper masonry work at a building in the complex.

Individual seeks refund of purchase price of Hyundai vehicle because of alleged defects

PINEVILLE – A consumer is seeking a refund of the price of a Hyundai vehicle over allegations it has defects that have not been repaired despite attempts to do so.