With a nationwide prescription opioid lawsuit scheduled for trial in two months, attorneys for newborns suffering from exposure to opioids in the womb have made a last-ditch plea for special legal treatment for the infants and their guardians.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — West Virginia University President Gordon Gee and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich are creating a nonprofit that will fight to steer cash from any national opioid settlement to hospitals, rather than to local and state governments already sparring for control of the dollars.
CLARKSBURG — A former West Virginia sheriff is accused of not conducting an internal investigation into an allegation that a deputy was paying confidential informants with heroin.
The last of four men charged in a web of events surrounding a 2016 murder and related shooting in 2017 entered into a plea deal Wednesday afternoon.
Infighting in the state GOP spilled into the legal arena Wednesday when an ousted county executive committee chairman filed a lawsuit against the Republican Party chairwoman and Secretary of State.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Federal authorities say a drug sweep in Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia has netted more than 800 pounds of methamphetamine.
CAMDEN-ON-GAULEY, W.Va. — News outlets say a state police helicopter flying over a West Virginia home uncovered a marijuana growing operation.
MORGANTOWN — A former West Virginia University student accused of threatening to commit a mass shooting was acquitted by jurors after four hours of deliberation.
Federal authorities halted an Oak Hill pharmacy’s ability to dispense controlled substances Thursday, saying its practices of distributing buprenorphine, an opioid, posed “an imminent danger to the public health or safety” of the community.
Disorderly conduct and assault charges against an anti-abortion protester accused of harassing an 82-year-old volunteer at the Women’s Health Center in Charleston were dismissed, according to an order filed Wednesday in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.
CLEVELAND — Drug firms are requesting the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals re-evaluate its previous ruling lifting a blanket ban on the release of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s pill data, citing a U.S. Supreme Court opinion released after its ruling.
Charleston community members visited with local law enforcement and participated in activities at the annual National Night Out event in Orchard Manor on Tuesday.
One of Gov. Jim Justice’s family mines is violating the Clean Water Act and Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, a coalition of environmental groups said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
A West Virginia senator is working to update a law written to address bullying behavior among children to make it applicable for similar behavior in adults.
It took seven months and a lawsuit for Bren Pomponio to obtain basic records from a troubled flood recovery program the state administers.