West Virginia’s four VA medical centers were named in a nationwide lawsuit filed in federal court last week alleging a number of facilities have not responded to public information requests seeking wait times and other records related to patient care.
A Kanawha County man who allegedly fled the scene of a fatal shooting Monday on Charleston’s West Side was arrested early Tuesday.
CHARLESTON — With the rest of the country taking a chance to catch its breath after the announcement of a $26 billion settlement with some opioid firms, Huntington and Cabell County are standing firm as they prepare for closing arguments with opioid distributors this week.
Police are searching for a Kanawha County man suspected in the shooting death of a Charleston woman Monday on the city’s West Side.
The United Mine Workers of America has filed a federal lawsuit alleging a Wyoming County mine operator didn’t give the advance notice prior to a mass layoff as required by federal law.
CHARLESTON — A West Virginia man has been convicted of organizing a network of shoplifters, many of them addicted to drugs, to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars in store merchandise that he then resold on the internet.
A federal judge has ruled that a Harrison County transgender girl can, at least for now, play on the girls teams at her school, despite the Republican-dominated state Legislature passing a law this year to ban that.
HUNTINGTON — Although a $26 billion national opioid litigation settlement is looming, local governments in West Virginia are expected to keep control of dozens of cases filed in the state.
Gov. Jim Justice on Tuesday asked West Virginians and media outlets in the state to “sit back and wait and watch” how multi-million dollar lawsuits between Justice family companies and a Virginia-based bank play out.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Four used car dealers have been permanently blocked from selling vehicles in West Virginia under a recent court order.
Ahead of the release of a report that said overdoses jumped 58% in West Virginia last year, West Virginia’s attorney general said legal action against the Biden administration could be forthcoming if it does not better address an uptick of fentanyl overdoses.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is suing Carter Bank to avoid paying what he owes, bank attorneys say in a motion filed recently in federal court.
HUNTINGTON — Surrounded by colleagues, friends and family, Michael “Mike” Woelfel was sworn in as the new Cabell County circuit clerk Wednesday.
A federal judge has dissolved a temporary injunction against implementation the new West Virginia syringe exchange law and denied a request for a permanent injunction.
After 38 days of testimony, the last witness was called in a months-long trial in which Cabell County and Huntington accuse opioid distribution firms of creating and fueling the opioid epidemic across Appalachia.
The trial for the man accused killing Charleston Police Officer Cassie Johnson has been postponed until November.
Opioid distributors accused by Cabell County and Huntington of pumping an excessive amount of pills into the area presented a witness Friday they hope will persuade a judge to toss testimony surrounding a lack of blocked orders.
Defendant opioid firms at the center of a trial in which they are accused of fueling the opioid crisis in Huntington and Cabell County expect to wrap up a month ahead of schedule.
A South Charleston man wanted in connection with the shooting death of Capital High student Kelvin “KJ” Taylor has been arrested.
Former West Virginia lawmaker Derrick Evans will wait at least another month for his next day in court over the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol.