George White, a pivotal figure in the 2012 federal investigation into Mingo County political corruption, was released from jail and the charges against him dismissed. More>>
An audio recording of an alleged drug buy in Attorney Richard Hardison's Raleigh County law office can be introduced against him at trial, the state Supreme Court says. More>>
A former manager of the Walker Express store in Crab Orchard admitted he faked equipment rental agreements, pocketing $90,000 for himself and costing his employer more than $350,000 in lost business.
Police confiscated 81 firearms from the Belle home of Dorsey Woolwine Jr., 63, who has admitted to being a felon in possession of firearms. Woolwine had previously been convicted in Kanawha County of unlawful wounding.
Hancock County Sheriff Ralph Fletcher says a tip led to the arrest of Eric Jason Ulbrich, 40, of 300 Arner Road, Chester, charged with operating a meth lab.
The suit alleges buyers are paying top price for a product that doesn't deliver the promised benefits. More>>
Jason Marple, 35, of Clarksburg, and Casey Searcy, 33, of Salem, were named in a three-count indictment charging them each with distribution of oxycodone, conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute oxycodone and to distribute oxycodone. More>>
A federal investigation into improper compensation arrangements between Wheeling's Ohio Valley Medical Center and a sister facility culminated this week with Dr. Devender Batra and Ohio-based Belmont Cardiology, Inc., agreeing to pay a $1 million penalty for submitting false claims to Medicare, U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II said.
Bluefield resident Rachelle Bryant, 24, was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for selling hydromorphone pills to a police informant.
Two Marion County residents were charged with violating the state's trout fishing laws. The investigation was led by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Section. More>>
Steve Anthony Major, 49, allegedly made four calls to U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin's offices in Charleston and Washington in March, identifying himself each time and threatening harm to Manchin and his family.
The lawsuit seeks relief including for the loss of reputation among her peers, loss of ability to get another job of equal stature, and mental anguish. More>>
Kamel Auntae Burris, 31, of Huntington has been described as an enforcer in an alleged drug distribution network, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says.
Complaints from neighbors prompted an investigation into alleged drug trafficking from a residence on Rotary Road that culminated in the arrest of Antonio Shadwick, aka "Eastside," 31. More>>
WVU Department of History assistant professor Kimberly Welch is investigating unpublished and rapidly deteriorating lower court records from the Natchez district of Mississippi and Louisiana between 1820 and 1860 in which free blacks and slaves sued whites and other African Americans. More>>
Former Homeland Security supervisor Gene Protogiannis, 55, of Lovettsville, Va., was indicted on 45-counts of wire fraud. Authorities allege Protogiannis obtained nearly $116,000 in cash advances against his government-issued credit card.
A Kanawha County couple claiming they were detained for more than an hour after employees at the Walmart store in South Charleston falsely accused them of stealing is suing the retail giant. More>>
A probationary firefighter in Huntington who was terminated for alleged insubordination, conduct unbecoming a firefighter and substandard evaluations is suing the city, claiming a hostile workplace, sexual harassment, wrongful termination and a myriad of other charges. More>>
A Kanawha County woman who said she is a victim of identity theft is suing Utah-based GE Capital Retail Bank for using harassing and annoying telephone tactics to try and collect the debt from her even after being told to speak to her lawyer. More>>
A dispute between citizens of Hardy County and two county commissioners has been ongoing in the legal system for the last five months. More>>
A Charleston, WV felon caught with a loaded pistol in his possession has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison. More>>
The state Supreme Court says local governments can pass on the cost of fulfilling public record search requests to the individuals or organizations asking for the information, provided the fees they charge are "reasonable." More>>
Six people who violated the terms of their supervised release are headed to prison, U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II said. More>>
A Steubenville, Ohio man will spend the next two decades in federal prison for his role in the distribution of cocaine in the Northern District of West Virginia and in Jefferson County, Ohio, U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II said. More>>
Alexus Motley, 21, of Charleston, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Thomas E. Johnston in Charleston to six months in federal prison for her participation in an illegal pill distribution ring. More>>
Third-year West Virginia University College of Law student Alan Wilson has earned the top average score on the four-part West Virginia Certified Public Accountant exam. More>>
The alleged abuse is the direct result of the Potomac Center's failure to supervise its employees, the suit claims. More>>
U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has become increasingly frustrated during the first few days of the trial pitting Apple against Samsung. More>>
A federal grand jury in Wheeling has ordered seven area residents on drug trafficking charges, U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld II reports. More>>
Alton Tribble 37, of Detroit admitted in federal court in Huntington to a single count of possession with intent to distribute heroin. More>>
A 33-year-old Barboursville resident pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Huntington to conspiracy to distribute marijuana in Cabell County. More>>
The Marion County Sheriff's Department has arrested a Fairmont woman on a child neglect creating a risk of injury charge. More>>