Brittany Amanda Hewlett, 25, admitted she lied when she filled out the federally-required paperwork to buy five guns at a Huntington area pawn shop. Hewlett said she'd agreed to buy the firearms for a convicted felon, prohibited by law from owning or possessing weapons. More>>
Larry Wayne Lawson, 54, of West Hamlin; his wife, Tina Taylor Lawson, 37; their son, Jason Wayne Lawson, 30, and their son's fiance, Tia Estep, 28, of Seymour, Tennessee, admit they sold prescription painkillers to a police informant in 2013. More>>
According to investigators, it all began when a female suspect found a doctor's prescription pad. More>>
Patricia Shoaf claims Skylar's death and its impact on the Neeses was not a foreseeable risk and the case should be dismissed. More>>
Jack Edwin McCoy, 30, of White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia was sentenced to probation, home confinement and community service for dealing drugs while he delivered the U.S. mail. McCoy was taken into custody after he sold Suboxone strips to a police informant in Groundcover in February.
David Andrew Glynn, 47, of Charleston, West Virginia, admitted to scamming timeshare owners out of more than $80,000 through a bogus company, Mountain State Resales, LLC, that was purportedly in the business of brokering timeshare sales.
Two Detroit residents were among five people charged with drug trafficking when police found heroin, crack and marijuana during an Aug. 25 raid at a residence on Adams Avenue in Huntington. Complaints from community residents sparked the search. More>>
Sean A. Chase, 32, of Spencer, West Virginia, the coal miner who claimed to be a mine foreman qualified to perform mine safety exam while working at Tunnel Ridge Mine in Ohio County, has been sentenced to two years of supervised release. More>>
Morrisey pointed out the agency had failed to include “required and critical information in the regulatory dockets of two of the agency's recent proposals for regulating carbon dioxide emissions from existing and modified power plants. More>>
The owner of three Clarksburg rental properties demolished because of alleged code violations waited too long to challenge the validity of the city's building ordinances, Harrison County Circuit Judge James A. Matich has ruled. More>>
College can be a heady experience, particularly for kids who, often for the first time, don't have mom and dad waiting at home to ask them where they've been, who they've been with and what they've been doing. More>>
The Judicial Hearing Board wants Randolph County Circuit Judge Jaymie Goodwin Wilfong suspended a total of three years without pay, censured fined a total of $20,000 and required to pay costs for 11 violations of the Code of Judicial Conduct stemming from an affair she had with Travis Carter, former director of the county's community corrections board.
Daniel Michael Koehler, 30, of Beckley, West Virginia says he coaxed his girlfriend into helping him steal oxycodone from the pharmacy where she once worked as a pharmacy technician. More>>
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said he supports the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's decision to reclassify hydrocodone-combination medications as Schedule II pharmaceuticals. More>>
Mark A. Johnson, Jr., 24, of Charleston, West Virginia, threatened to kill a construction worker trying to intervene in an argument he was having with his girlfriend outside a local shopping mall in November, then tried to persuade witnesses to tell authorities the gun wasn't real. He's been sentenced to six years and six months in prison. More>>
An airport and a chemical producer want claims dismissed in a lawsuit partly targeting them over a January chemical spill. More>>
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says a data breach at Community Health Systems involved non-medical patient identification data related to the group's physician practice operations. More>>
Joseph Hurley, 28, of Man was sentenced to five years' probation, with five months to be served in community confinement, plus restitution for using identifying information for two family members to obtain credit cards in their name. More>>
The Kanawha County Prosecutor's Office dropped felony charges against the son of a West Virginia Supreme Court Justice. More>>
The lawsuits allege that EQT Production Co. and CNX Gas. Company cheated the plaintiffs out of royalties for coalbed methane gas on their properties. More>>
West Virginia's Office of Disciplinary Counsel thinks a public censure would be letting disgraced Randolph County Circuit Judge Jaymie Godwin Wilfong off too easy.
Kanawha County commissioners want embattled Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants removed from office, saying his inability to handle domestic violence cases involving children while his own is being processed has already cost taxpayers $100,000. Their petition for removal accuses Plants of misconduct, malfeasance, neglect of duties and violating a court order as well as the Rules of Professional Conduct.
Mustafa Momoun Bazbaz, 28, formerly a pilot for Republic Airways stationed in Pittsburgh, admitted he'd arranged a rendezvous with a 15-year-old girl from Jefferson County, Ohio, who he met online via a website, MeetMe.com, and took her to Weirton for sex.
Darrell Shawton Collins, 36, was sentenced to nine years in federal prison for selling heroin to a confidential police informant in December at the corner of Washington Street East and Thompson Street in Charleston's East End.
Randolph County Circuit Court Judge Jaymie Godwin Wilfong has admitted to having an unethical relationship with another county employee, but wants to stay on the job. More>>
According to Mecca 911 officials, authorities responded to the scene of a reported stabbing Thursday morning in Morgantown. More>>
A Huntington man claims his father received sub-standard care at the hands of a Veterans Administration surgeon who was hired while he faced disciplinary proceedings in Iowa for alleged “professional incompetency” in his handling of nine patients there. More>>
A Kanawha County jury has awarded former Capital High School baseball Dillon King nearly $33,000 in damages for a broken jaw he sustained during a wiffle-ball indoor practice four years ago. More>>
Shelia Eddy responded to Dave and Mary Neese's lawsuit this week. More>>
Two Detroit, Michigan men have been sentenced to federal prison for conspiring to deal heroin in the Huntington, West Virginia area.
Roger Lee Deem, 60, of Ronceverte, West Virginia, and David Eldon Williams, 54, of Lewisburg, West Virginia, pleaded guilty to using a telephone to set up a drug buy. More>>
A municipal sales tax may not be collected outside the municipality's boundaries, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said.
Just this past weekend, four people overdosed on heroin, two of which resulted in death, in Weirton alone. More>>
Matthew Tuttle, 38, of Buckhannon, pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to making a false statement to a federal agent in connection to an ongoing investigation at the Equipment Division of the West Virginia Division of Highways, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld's office. More>>
John D. Hayes, 66, of Cabell County, West Virginia, has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for possessing and attempting to distribute child pornography online via Frostwire, a peer-to-peer network. More>>