Andrea LannomLegal affairs writer
- Email Send Mail
- Dep Reporters
Man says gambling facility at fault for injury, casino calls man trespasser
Three of the four former Freedom Industries officials facing additional federal charges have filed not guilty pleas and have asked the judge to waive their presence for Thursday’s arraignment hearing.
Police have arrested a juvenile in connection to an alleged sexual assault that happened at Capital High School in Charleston.
A West Virginia woman is facing charges in Ohio after prosecutors allege she put fecal matter in her ill child’s IV.
Candida Fluty, 35, of Kermit, recently was indicted on charges of felonious assault and en...
Four former Freedom Industries officials will appear in court this week for another arraignment hearing on their additional federal charges.
Last week, the federal grand jury returned a 13-count superseding indict...
Many West Virginians favor less-serious juvenile offenders to be placed in community supervision instead of state-funded residential facilities, which many think should be reserved for more serious crimes, according to a...
Dinsmore & Shohl,
Huddleston Bolen set to combine Feb. 1
A man wanted in connection with a stabbing in Cross Lanes was arrested, deputies said.
Kanawha sheriff’s deputies arrested Stephen Dwayne Snead, 42, of Cross Lanes on Monday.
Snead was charged with ma...
A Charleston man accused of fatally shooting his sister and critically wounding her 17-year-old son back in December is facing murder and attempted murder charges.
A Kanawha County grand jury handed up an indictme...
A chemical producer is asking a federal judge to dismiss part of a lawsuit filed after last year’s Freedom Industries chemical spill.
Eastman Chemical, which produced one of the spilled chemicals, filed a m...
Judge asks Robb to outline specific request for city’s financial records
A three-judge panel approved the $10 million sale of the now-defunct Mountain State University’s two campuses, including the $8 million sale of its Beckley campus to West Virginia University.
Man accused in Mingo sheriff shooting found mentally incompetent
Gary Southern’s attorneys ask judge to return his seized property
A woman accused in the stabbing death of a 66-year-old St. Albans resident is now competent to stand trial, which is scheduled for March.
Jessica May Wilson, 28, of St. Albans, is accused along with two others, w...
Former South Charleston Mayor Richie Robb says there is still some financial information he wants from the city and its current Mayor Frank Mullens, following a Wednesday hearing on his legal action.
Robb sued the...
A man convicted in the 2013 robbery and brutal beating of a 74-year-old Pinch woman will not have his sentence reduced, West Virginia Supreme Court justices decided.
Justices recently took up the case of Casey Mic...
One of the men accused in the 2013 death of Kareem Hunter contends Kanawha County officials and attorneys conspired to present false evidence to get an indictment against him.
Miguel Quinones, 35, who currently is...
The legal battle between the Attorney General’s office and the St. Albans body shop began in 2011
Police say suspects knew victim from
childhood, attempted to rob him of winnings
Charles Edward Herzing, 63, of Pa., made appearance in court Monday
A federal bankruptcy judge is asking Freedom Industries’ attorneys to address an objection from former company President Gary Southern over a proposed settlement with the company’s insurance provider.<...
More links to WV water crisis anniversary coverage
Documents made available online show Blankenship was denied trip
Modifications granted, specifics remain sealed
A Hurricane man admitted to illegally taking more than $20,000 in Social Security benefits that was paid to his dead mother.
Vallas Paul Bell, 31, was charged in a three count federal indictment with theft of gove...
Police say a fatal head-on collision in Putnam County Monday morning appeared to be weather related.
Melisha Dawn Jividen, 40, of Red House, died in the 11 a.m. accident on Route 62 in Red House, police said. Jivi...
Man reportedly involved in hauling dead bodies, fleeing scene after shootout
An attorney representing former Freedom Industries President Gary Southern says a federal magistrate judge should not place additional restrictions on his bond and is trying to prevent the former executive’s islan...
Freedom Industries workers’ attorneys say US Attorney’s Office should be recused
It’s been a big year for high-profile cases from two former company executives targeted by federal prosecutors to political corruption prosecutions.
Two of the biggest federal cases came down nearly a month...
Federal official to determine whether office can prosecute Freedom Industries
Original Hillbilly Hot Dogs owners say they are not in feud with former franchise owner
chief wants Bentley,
island property off
the chopping block
Another former Freedom Industries executive is asking a federal judge to take U.S. Attorney’s office off the criminal cases against former executives because employees were affected by January’s chemical le...
Prosecutors allege the business received reimbursements from federal programs
Hopes for a white Christmas dashed as meteorologists predict a wet, blustery day
West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman will serve as chief justice for the fourth time.
Workman will take over from current Chief Justice Robin Davis effective Jan. 1, according to a news release from...
Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to place former Freedom Industries President Gary Southern on home confinement with electronic monitoring.
Last week, Southern, 53, was charged in a criminal complaint with ba...
Marlon Dixon, 38, could be eligible for the death penalty if convicted in February trial
Lawyers say they need more time to prepare, ask for new location
Gary Southern’s attorney argues the office can be considered a victim in the fallout from January’s chemical leak
A Charleston man accused in the death of a police informant made his first appearance in federal court Monday.
Marlon Dewayne Dixon, 38, of Park Avenue, appeared Monday with his court-appointed attorney David Schl...
Report ranks state Supreme Court of Appeals third most unfair in civil cases
A Jackson County man who illegally sold hundreds of wild turtles, some of which died during shipment, to pay his medical bills will serve one month in prison.
Thomas Pepin appeared Monday before U.S. District Judg...
County officials say they shouldn’t be on hook because they were following the law
Agreement ups deal amount by more than $200,000, still needs approval
Judge tells victim’s ‘favorite’ daughter she deserves maximum sentence for slaying
Senate President Jeff Kessler’s son pleaded not guilty to federal drug charges Wednesday and is scheduled to go to trial in February.
Earlier this month, a federal grand jury returned a nine-count indictmen...