CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has named a north central West Virginia student as the statewide winner of the Kids Kick Opioids contest, a competition meant to creatively illustrate the devastation caused by prescription painkiller abuse.
News from June 2019
WHEELING – While a circuit judge has dismissed a former teacher and principal from a high-profile Ohio County sexual abuse case, that doesn’t mean they won’t face additional civil action.
Believe it or not, fried chicken once had bones in it. There are people alive today who remember that – and how they used to eat it carefully so as not to swallow and choke on the smaller bones, having a piece of white bread nearby if they did choke, so they could wad it up and swallow it to make the bone go down. More daring old-timers still eat chicken that way.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey applauded the recent passage of legislation in the U.S. Senate to curb illegal robocalls and spoofing.
CHARLESTON — U.S. District Judge Joseph Goodwin dismissed The Greenbrier’s lawsuit against dozens of insurance companies because the hotel failed to officially notify the companies of the lawsuit.
HUNTINGTON — Hershel “Woody” Williams, a Word War II veteran and Medal of Honor recipient, is suing an author and unknown publisher to stop a book being published about his life that he believes is inaccurate and could harm his reputation.
WINFIELD – A Putnam County moving and storage company is alleged to have paid its employees wages without a notarized wage assignment form.
WINFIELD – A Nitro recycling company alleges tenants failed to properly install a metal roof on a building on the property as agreed in the lease.
BECKLEY – A Dunbar paving company alleges it was not paid for work on a project by the company that hired it.
Veterans Contracting Enterprise alleged to have failed to complete Oak Hill work in workmanlike fashion
BECKLEY – A Beckley construction company is alleged to have failed to perform work on an Oak Hill residence in a workmanlike manner.
EMT alleges Putnam County Emergency Services terminated him in retaliation for reporting failure to respond
WINFIELD – A Putnam County man alleges he was terminated from his position as an emergency medical technician in retaliation for reporting other EMTs for failure to respond to calls.
WINFIELD – A Scott Depot woman alleges a Hurricane company failed to construct her house in a workmanlike manner, causing water intrusion and other issues.
NEW CUMBERLAND – Claiming the department is “critically understaffed,” Weirton firefighters are seeking an injunction to prevent the city from creating and filling the position of Public Safety Director.
CHARLESTON – A state Supreme Court ruling could change the way state courts have to look at certifying classes in potential class-action lawsuits.
HERC Oil and Gas seeks return of more than $60,000 it paid for lease that allegedly did not have good title
WEST UNION – An oil and gas company alleges it paid several thousand dollars for a lease when the assignor did not have a good title.
WILLIAMSON – A Kermit trucking company alleges it was not paid for two jobs it was hired to do by a coal company.
Consumer alleges Ford truck he purchased doesn't properly shift out of four-wheel drive, seeks to cancel contract
GRAFTON – A Flemington man alleges a Ford pickup truck he purchased has several defects and is seeking to cancel the contract.
MOUNDSVILLE – A McMechen woman is suing a state agency after she allegedly sustained injuries while using a pedestrian walkway.
PRINCETON – A McDowell County woman alleges a hospital breached its standard of care while she was a patient in 2016.