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Conley concluded other cases quickly

PARKERSBURG – In two other cases in the last three years where she has served as special prosecutor, Wood County Prosecuting Attorney Ginny Conley closed one without seeking an indictment, but sought an indictment in another after she was presented with new evidence.

PERSONNEL FILE: Two admitted to State Bar

CHARLESTON -- The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals admitted the following people into the practice of law in West Virginia on June 29:

Former bouncer sues Banana Joe's over chokehold policy

CHARLESTON - A former bouncer at Banana Joe's nightclub in Charleston is alleging that management should have known that its policy of using chokeholds on customers would result in violence.

Truly magnetic

Larry Starcher is a member of West Virginia's Supreme Court of Appeals, elected to dispense justice for the people of the Mountain State.

Timing of nonprofit's status questioned

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Consumers for Justice, sponsor of televised attack ads in the 2004 campaign for the state Supreme Court, raised hundreds of thousands of dollars before it filed for tax exemption as a nonprofit organization.

Supreme Court makes snowy distinction

CHARLESTON – Nimble on ice, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals carved a line between snow that falls from the sky and snow that public employees shovel.

After 12 years without license, attorney is annulled

CHARLESTON – For 12 years, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals let Thomas McCorkle pretend he held a license to practice law. But the Court's tolerance backfired and, at last, they cracked down.

DIRECT EXAMINATION ... of Laurie Miller

Laurie Miller CHARLESTON -- Jackson Kelly attorney Laurie Miller recently was elected to the Board of Governors of the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia (DTCWV).

This Just In: Kanawha County

June 26

This Just In: Putnam County

June 5

Fight over Belle restaurant continues

CHARLESTON – Eric Gardner and William Gardner started a feud in JD's Pilot House the day they bought it, and the feud continues in Kanawha Circuit Court.

This Just In: Monongalia County

June 27

This Just In: Berkeley County

June 12

This Just In: Ohio County

June 28

Woman says Zyprexa caused diabetes

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman has filed a lawsuit against the makers of Zyprexa for causing her diabetes.

McDonald's blamed for busted ketchup packet

A busted ketchup packet left on the floor of a Huntington McDonald's restaurant has rendered a Kentucky woman sick, sore and lame.

Florida woman sues after fall at Kanawha City Foodland

CHARLESTON – A Florida woman has filed a lawsuit against a Kanawha City grocery store after she fell there during a visit two years ago.

Injuries caused by intoxicated driver, suit claims

A woman claiming permanent injuries from an auto accident two years ago filed suit against the alleged intoxicated driver who caused the wreck.

Maynard says colleagues set double standard

Justice Spike Maynard CHARLESTON – Justice Spike Maynard suspects his colleagues on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals set a double standard when they denied a $5 million tax refund to Elk Run Coal Company.

Morgantown couple sues insurer for denying claim

A Morgantown couple is suing State Farm Fire and Casualty for refusing to pay a $75,000 water damage claim in 2003.