News from December 2006

Retirement board wants pension terminated

By John O'Brien | Dec 1, 2006

CHARLESTON - The West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Board is attempting to terminate the pension of a man who pled guilty to several sexual assault and abuse crimes.

Man unfairly jailed for 44 days, suit says

By John O'Brien | Dec 1, 2006

CHARLESTON - A Delbarton man says the Boone County Sheriff's Department mistook him for someone else and wrongly jailed him for more than a month.

Woman trips, sues

By John O'Brien | Dec 1, 2006

CHARLES TOWN - A Jefferson County woman says she tripped and fell while shopping at a Dollar General store and is suing.

Martinsburg furniture store sued again

By John O'Brien | Dec 1, 2006

MARTINSBURG - A month after the Martinsburg Schewel Furniture store was sued for overloading a truck, a Williamsport, Md., woman says she was hit in the head by a falling glass picture frame there.

TJ Maxx blamed for chair incident

By John O'Brien | Dec 1, 2006

MORGANTOWN - A Marion County woman says a chair overturned when she tried to sit in it and is blaming TJ Maxx.

Salad dressing causes fall, suit says

By John O'Brien | Dec 1, 2006

CHARLESTON - A woman blames a St. Albans supermarket for not keeping its floor free from slippery substances and is suing over her alleged fall.

Woman sues over alleged deadly hunting accident

By John O'Brien | Dec 1, 2006

MORGANTOWN - A Monongalia County woman representing the estate of a man alleged to have been shot while hunting is suing the alleged shooter.

Happy birthday to me

By The West Virginia Record | Dec 1, 2006

We're having fun, so it doesn't seem so long. This edition marks the anniversary of our very first here at The West Virginia Record.

Slipknot sued for not performing

By John O'Brien | Dec 1, 2006

Corey Taylor is the lead singer of Slipknot. HUNTINGTON - A Huntington concert promoter is suing the band Slipknot for canceling a 2001 show that he organized.

Parents file wrongful death suit against WVU

By John O'Brien | Dec 1, 2006

MORGANTOWN - The parents of an infant born at West Virginia University Hospitals are suing the school's board of governors and WVU Hospitals over its death.

September trial set for Boone court reporter

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 1, 2006

CHARLESTON - Massey Energy's case against the Boone Circuit Court reporter has been set for a September 2007 trial.

Marshall movie ticket scalping legal, Assistant AG says

By John O'Brien | Dec 1, 2006

CHARLESTON - Anyone familiar with knows it doesn't matter that the "We Are Marshall" movie premiere is sold out -- tickets are easy to find on the Internet auction site.

Medical malpractice reforms working

By Steve Korris | Dec 1, 2006

Cline CHARLESTON – Reforms that West Virginia legislators enacted in a medical malpractice crisis have worked like a charm.

Morgan County Courthouse receives $500,000 for rebuilding effort

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 5, 2006

This courtroom in the Morgan County Courthouse was destroyed by the August fire. BERKELEY SPRINGS -– The Morgan County Commission received $500,000 from the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority Friday to assist with the rebuilding efforts of the Morgan County Courthouse.

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