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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...
Company leader ordered to give up passport, not leave central Fla. area
Expert says state should analyze judicial ethics after recent
Supreme Court issues
A woman and two male accomplices accused of setting up a plan to rob a man she met for sex could all go to trial in March.
Cortney R. Cain, 19, of Anmoore, Brandon G. Bandy, 20, of South Park Road, and Zachery All...
Three people are facing charges stemming from the death of a Charleston man, whose body was found near Magic Island in July.
A Kanawha County Grand Jury recently indicted John Michael Thurmond, 27, Anthony M. Har...
Patrick Morrisey says the company violated the W.Va. Consumer Credit and Protection Act
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources has chosen an acting chief executive officer to head up the William R. Sharpe Jr. Hospital in Weston.
Kimberly Walsh replaced Parker Haddix, who served as...
Attorneys said they were pleased with the progress of implementing pay raises to health care workers at two of the state’s psychiatric hospitals.
However, attorneys representing the patients in the case sai...
Lawyer who argued
in front of high court official allegedly raised money for her campaign
A federal bankruptcy judge in Kentucky recently awarded more than $2.7 million to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to reclaim an abandoned coal mine in Fayette County.
The case went to tria...
Kanawha magistrate takes over domestic abuse court but says program remains same
Putnam County’s prosecutor says a St. Louis County prosecutor has been “unfairly treated” following the grand jury’s decision not to indict a police officer in the shooting death of unarmed bl...
A former West Virginia State Police forensic analyst could face up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography.
Jeffrey Erra Osborne, 48, of Clendenin pleaded guilty Monday to the s...
Former Massey CEO ordered to surrender passport, placed on travel restrictions
Don Blankenship will be represented by six attorneys, three hired from a D.C. firm
A federal appeals court recently upheld the constitutionality of the strip searching and delousing of two men held in different West Virginia jails.
Michael Cantley and Floyd Teter filed the lawsuit July 2009 in U...
girlfriend, dumped body on riverbank
A Charleston liquor store is at the center of a new lawsuit that claims “irreconcilable conflict” between owners.
The lawsuit says Charles Winkler, who died in April 2010, was going through divorce p...
Chuck Miller, former federal prosecutor in southern West Virginia, has been appointed Kanawha County prosecutor for the unexpired term vacated by Mark Plants.
Monday morning, Kanawha County commissioners met to int...
Lack of remorse cited
in sentencing over teen’s shooting death
Owner aims to raise $5,900 on crowdfunding website to purchase far-infrared equipment
Kanawha official says rule applies to juvenile sentenced for fetus death
If chosen, attorney says he’d like to give back through public service
A man accused in the 2013 murder of Kareem Hunter will get a new attorney.
Miguel Quinones, 35, appeared by video Wednesday before Kanawha Circuit Judge Paul Zakaib. Quinones and another man are accused of killing...
Shawn Legg admitted to telling Jessica Woods that she should cut up her mother’s body after killing
Police charge man
with simple possession; Danny Jones calls
situation ‘very sad’
Attorneys seeking Plants’ job say office’s credibility must be restored
Family members of a former state lawmaker claim she and her husband died after eating a tainted meatloaf meal from the Ripley Bob Evans restaurant.
In a lawsuit filed last month, Mark and Ann Starcher claim the tai...
A Kanawha County judge denied an effort seeking to block the Department of Environmental Protection’s permitting of a surface mine next to Kanawha State Forest.
Attorneys appeared Wednesday before Kanawha C...
Fan-produced web series will feature classic “Doctor Who” characters from the 1970s
A Kanawha County family court judge recently acquitted of charges that he battered a health care worker is suing the nurse who made the claims, saying she didn’t give his friend the care he needed and that she mad...
Legal experts say
Hobby Lobby ruling could create problems for same-sex couples
Glasgow man to serve up to 10 years for injuring off-duty officer responding
prosecutor must vacate his office by Nov. 13
Kanawha commission to interview applicants; Mark Plants still has time to file appeal
ESPN College GameDay coming to WVU on Saturday
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Kenova attraction draws crowd of 20,000 to 30,000 people each year
UPS item issued last month features autumn scene at Babcock State Park
A Kanawha County judge has approved a settlement and divvied about $20.5 million between two family members marking the final step to a nursing home malpractice case that spanned about four years.
Tom Douglas file...
Charleston lawyer Joanna Tabit has never been shy about her desire to become a judge.
Although she only ran for election to the position once, she says she has applied consistently for the last several years....