News from January 2012

Judges deny stay of injunction in redistricting case

By Steve Korris | Jan 12, 2012

King CHARLESTON -- Federal judges who found population variances in West Virginia's congressional districts unconstitutional reacted to an appeal of the decision by mocking legislative leaders who expect the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate the map.

Legal reform absent from speech

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 12, 2012

Tomblin CHARLESTON – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's first State of the State address focused on creating jobs and economic growth.

THEIR VIEW: Learning for a lifetime

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 12, 2012

CHARLESTON -- As a former teacher, I am a strong supporter for continuing education.

Disciplinary charges filed against Morgantown attorney

By Lawrence Smith | Jan 13, 2012

CHARLESTON –- A Monongalia County attorney is accused of unethical conduct in three cases –- two civil, and one criminal –- in as many years.

McGraw suit against insurer, body shop moved to federal court

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jan 13, 2012

McGraw CHARLESTON - A lawsuit filed by West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw against an insurer and a frame and body shop has been moved to federal court.

Gilmer Co. officials don't know what 'public' means

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 13, 2012

Winter's far from over. But, if you're like us, you're already thinking about spring, the warm weather to come and that first picnic in the park with the family.

Kanawha woman says GE Money Bank invaded privacy

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 16, 2012

CHARLESTON -- A Kanawha County woman is suing GE Money Bank after she claims it continued to call her after she informed them she was being represented by an attorney.

Lewis Co. woman says man discriminated against her

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 16, 2012

CHARLESTON -- A Lewis County woman is suing a man she claims subjected her to unwelcome offensive comments, solicitations and touching based on her gender.

Woman says Children's Place fired her for workers' comp claim

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 16, 2012

CHARLESTON -- A former employee is suing The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc., after she claims her employment was terminated because she filed a workers' compensation claim.

Committee accepting applications for Putnam circuit vacancy

By Staff reports | Jan 17, 2012

CHARLESTON - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said Monday the state's Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission will begin receiving applications immediately for the vacancy in the Twenty-Ninth Judicial Circuit.

McGraw reaches $13.5 million settlement with Capital One

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jan 17, 2012

McGraw CHARLESTON - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw said Tuesday his office has reached a $13.5 million settlement with Capital One over the bank's past credit card practices.

Man sues Beford South Point Ford for assault

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 17, 2012

CHARLESTON -- A man is suing Beford South Point Ford after he claims he was assaulted.

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