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Ky. Attorney General Denies Involvement in Opioid Settlement

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear has repeatedly told lawmakers he had no involvement with a $24 million settlement against a pharmaceutical company. Former Democratic Attorney General Jack Conway settled a lawsuit against OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma in December 2015 just a few weeks before Beshear replaced Conway as attorney general…. Read More

Missing-Child Alert Canceled After Ohio Slayings

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IRONTON, Ohio — Authorities have canceled the missing-child alert for an 8-year-old boy who was sought following a triple shooting and a stabbing in southern Ohio. The Lawrence County sheriff’s office and the state attorney general’s office wouldn’t immediately confirm Thursday whether Devin Holston was found safe. Authorities are searching for 23-year-old Aaron Lawson, whom… Read More

West Virginia AG Schedules Church Meeting In Drug Fight

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MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has organized another regional meeting in a faith-based initiative to involve more churches in dealing with drug abuse. Morrisey says the session is set for Thursday at Independent Bible Church in Martinsburg. Earlier meetings were held in Fairmont and Parkersburg. West Virginia has the nation’s… Read More