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Mountain Blue bankruptcy case denied in Georgia, re-filed in Florida

Kyla Asbury Nov. 17, 2017, 12:14pm

CHARLESTON – The owners of Mountain Blue Hotel Group re-filed for bankruptcy in Florida after their case in Georgia was denied.

Two companies owned by governor sued for failure to pay invoices

From staff reports Nov. 17, 2017, 12:10pm

BECKLEY – Cramer Investigations & Security is suing two businesses owned by Gov. Jim Justice after it claims they failed to pay nearly $200,000.

Supreme Court says Zoloft birth defect claims in Mass Litigation Panel are under Michigan law

Kyla Asbury Nov. 17, 2017, 11:44am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of appeals has issued an opinion agreeing that birth defects from the drug Zoloft that have been sent to the Mass Litigation Panel fall under Michigan law.

Federal judge remands Boone County Assessor’s Office lawsuit back to state court

Kyla Asbury Nov. 17, 2017, 11:42am

CHARLESTON – A federal judge has granted a motion to remand a lawsuit against the Boone County Assessor’s Office back to state court.

Supreme Court says Mason Co. Commission not at fault for man’s beating at county fair

Kyla Asbury Nov. 17, 2017, 11:35am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued an opinion that answered three certified questions and ruled that the county commission was not liable for a man’s beating at the annual fair.

Federal judge denies motion to stay discovery in John Deere credit violation lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Nov. 17, 2017, 11:30am

CHARLESTON – A federal judge has denied a motion to stay discovery in a lawsuit against John Deere alleging West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act and Federal Truth in Lending Act violations.

Armstead also backs constitutional amendment on court budget; Former justice says 'not so fast'

Chris Dickerson Nov. 17, 2017, 11:24am

CHARLESTON – The Speaker of the House of Delegates and a former Supreme Court justice also are speaking out about the court’s recently revealed renovation spending.

Emergency petition filed to stay FERC order in pipeline appeals

Kyla Asbury Nov. 16, 2017, 6:38pm

CHARLESTON – An emergency petition has been filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia seeking to stop the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission from blocking challenges to its approval of new natural gas pipelines.

More people calling for legislative control of Supreme Court budget

Chris Dickerson Nov. 16, 2017, 3:38pm

CHARLESTON – Officials and state leaders continue to discuss spending at the West Virginia Supreme Court and how to deal with it.

Two lawsuits filed against Bill Cole Hyundai for breach of contract

From staff reports Nov. 16, 2017, 3:05pm

BECKLEY – Two breach of contract lawsuits have been filed against a car dealership owned by a former gubernatorial candidate and state Senate President.

Red Lobster accuses Huntington of breach of 33-year-old agreement

From staff reports Nov. 16, 2017, 3:00pm

HUNTINGTON – Red Lobster Hospitality is suing the city of Huntington, the Huntington Municipal Development Authority and Batra Hospitality Group for breaching an agreement made more than 30 years ago.

Cabell sheriff says Billy Bob's hasn't paid nearly $50K in property taxes

From staff reports Nov. 16, 2017, 2:55pm

HUNTINGTON – Billy Bob’s Wonderland is being sued for failing to pay nearly $50,000 in property taxes to Cabell County.

Hardee's customer alleges wet floor caused injuries

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 16, 2017, 12:12pm

PRINCETON – A woman alleges she was injured at a Princeton fast food restaurant because of a wet floor.

Former Ace Truck of West Virginia employee alleges age discrimination

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 16, 2017, 12:11pm

WINFIELD – A Putnam County company is alleged to have terminated an employee because of his age.

La Gran Hacienda Mexican Restaurant alleged to owe more than $11,000 for goods

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 16, 2017, 12:11pm

WHEELING – An Ohio County restaurant is alleged to have failed to pay for goods delivered.

Motorist seeks damages after collision with Ace Pipeline employee in Hurricane

Lhalie Castillo Nov. 16, 2017, 12:10pm

WINFIELD – A Hurricane man alleges he was injured when an employee of a pipeline company collided with his vehicle.

Two Kanawha magistrates receive public admonishments

Kyla Asbury Nov. 15, 2017, 8:51pm

CHARLESTON – The Judicial Investigation Commission of West Virginia has published recommendations for public admonishments for two Kanawha magistrates.

Loughry, Canterbury point fingers at each other over spending

Chris Dickerson Nov. 15, 2017, 2:12pm

CHARLESTON – The Chief Justice of the state Supreme Court and the court’s former administrator are pointing fingers at each other regarding a nearly $4 million renovation of the court and its offices.

35th PAC announces top staff to back Morrisey's Senate bid

Chris Dickerson Nov. 15, 2017, 12:25pm

WASHINGTON – A super political action committee supporting Patrick Morrisey’s U.S. Senate bid has announced its top staff.

AG's faith-based anti-opioids initiative visits Beckley

Chris Dickerson Nov. 15, 2017, 12:20pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey visited Raleigh County to continue a faith-based initiative aimed at empowering religious groups in the fight against substance abuse.