A Charleston man accused in the shooting death of a Charleston police officer was among 48 people indicted by a Kanawha County grand jury last week.
Gov. Jim Justice on Friday signed into law a bill establishing an intermediate court of appeals, putting end to a legislative effort that’s been underway since before Justice was governor.
The West Virginia Senate adopted a bill Thursday that sets up a potential rewriting of the state’s criminal code in 2022.
A federal judge has set back a South Charleston company’s effort to address alleged water pollutant discharges from nearby Union Carbide Corporation.
A West Virginia man accused of helping his wife try to fake her death to avoid being sentenced for health care fraud has been sentenced to eight months in prison.
Instead of rewriting West Virginia’s criminal code, the state Senate will consider a bill that asks the members of the West Virginia Sentencing Commission for their input on House Bill 2017.
Environmental groups and a Kentucky-based coal company are in talks to settle a federal lawsuit the groups filed in 2019 after a judge found that the company violated water pollution standards at two mines in Mingo County.
HUNTINGTON — Opioid distributors’ last-ditch effort to have a judge throw out Cabell County and Huntington’s claims against them for lack of standing was shot down Wednesday, about a month ahead of trial.
The FBI is investigating an incident involving the South Charleston Police Department, where a Kanawha County man alleges an officer caused the crash that left him paralyzed, according to a federal court filing.
The West Virginia House of Delegates voted Tuesday to establish an intermediate court of appeals in the Mountain State, something it had failed to do during the past five years.
Whether West Virginia will have an intermediate court of appeals is, for the second year in a row, in the hands of the members of the West Virginia House of Delegates.
HUNTINGTON — A lawsuit filed against the state superintendent of schools by a Cabell County teacher who was fired over social media posts has been dismissed by a federal judge.
JULIAN — With her 1-year-old daughter Aaliyah on her hip, Sarah Muller stood in the sun on Wednesday, a blue folder in hand, thinking about what it was going to be like watching the baby grow up.
The West Virginia House of Delegates on Wednesday passed a bill requiring people seeking the office of county prosecutor to be a licensed attorney.
A federal judge will allow testimony from eight local health officials who defendants accused of fueling the opioid epidemic had tried to block.
MILTON — A health teacher at Milton Middle School has caused a stir in the community after an audio recording surfaced of remarks she made in class pertaining to her personal beliefs and the Bible.
A bill that would make it illegal to disclose personal restricted information was sent back to the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday after delegates on the floor raised concerns that the bill is too vague and would flood West Virginia’s court system with substantial constitutional questions.
A coal company owned by Gov. Jim Justice claims it was deceived by a global lender and now faces “a clear and present threat.”
HUNTINGTON — A Milton woman who accused an Egyptian man of trying to kidnap her daughter from the Huntington Mall in 2019 was found not guilty of a crime by a Cabell County jury Monday.
A bill originating in the House of Delegates Judiciary Committee Friday would make it illegal to weaponize someone’s personal identifying information against them.