CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office recently named Rosemont Elementary School student Jacey Rose Chalmers from Martinsburg as the winner of the statewide Kids Kick Opioids contest, a competition designed to spur creativity and raise awareness of prescription painkiller abuse.
PARKERSBURG – While the energy sector has served as a powerful engine of growth here in West Virginia since the Industrial Revolution, a new economic driver has made its way to the Mountain State: the internet.
Edward R. Kohout has been suspended at least three times in the course of his legal career: once by the Cumberland School of Law of Samford University in Birmingham and twice by our Supreme Court of Appeals, this last time permanently. In case you're wondering, he was suspended from law school after being caught selling books he'd stolen from the university bookstore.
CHARLESTON -- West Virginia has relied on coal production for years to support communities, but regulations and increased competition have dented that prospect as thousands of jobs have been omitted. However, legislation proposed by U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., aims to revive rural economies.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has reached a second settlement agreement with Alpha Natural Resources to guarantee the reclamation of former mining sites in the state.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey joined an 18-state coalition in a lawsuit that challenges overreaching federal rules that broadly expand the definition for “critical habitats” for endangered and threatened species.
BECKLEY – A former doctor whose license was revoked earlier this year has been arrested on federal charges, including 17 counts of knowingly and intentionally distributing oxycodone for no legitimate medical reason.