WINFIELD – A Kanawha County couple claims a company made an automobile deodorizer so strong it made the husband pass out when he smelled it.
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CHARLESTON – The federal government has been granted a 45-day delay to review documents in Don Blankenship’s attempt to have his conviction vacated.
CHARLESTON – A federal grand jury had added another charge to suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry's indictment.
CHARLESTON – The swearing-in ceremony for newly appointed Kanawha Circuit Judge Dan Greear is scheduled for July 23.
WILLIAMSON – A Mingo County attorney has filed a lawsuit against former circuit judge Michael Thornsbury and his ex-wife, saying they didn’t repay him money from the purchase of a radio station that fell through.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court’s interim administrative director says the impeachment proceedings being conducted by the Legislature is “a full-fledged fishing expedition.”
CHARLESTON – Much of the questioning during the first day of impeachment proceedings against members of the state Supreme Court focused on vehicle use by Justice Robin Jean Davis and suspended Justice Allen Loughry.
CHARLESTON – Menis Ketchum is retiring and resigning from the state Supreme Court. It's effective July 27.
CHARLESTON – An expert on judicial ethics says every day Allen Loughry remains on the state Supreme Court is a travesty, but he also thinks it’s good to remind people that impeachment can be a practical tool as well.
CHARLESTON – The House Judiciary Committee will resume work on Supreme Court impeachment proceedings on July 12.
CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Hearing Board has issued a stay in the Judicial Disciplinary Counsel’s matter against suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry pending federal criminal charges.
MARTINSBURG – More than three dozen current and retired Martinsburg firefighters have sued the city for allegedly failing to pay holiday pay.
CHARLESTON – The former administrative director of the state Supreme Court has a new job with a new state agency, and he will be making nearly $182,000 in salary and retirement.
CHARLESTON – Dan Greear has been appointed as the interim circuit judge in Kanawha County, taking over the seat vacated by former Judge Jim Stucky's retirement.
WHEELING – A physician’s assistant claims a Wheeling surgeon repeatedly acted in an unprofessional and inappropriate manner at work, forcing her to file a lawsuit after she was injured because of his actions.
CHARLESTON – The House of Delegates has voted 89-0 to give its Judiciary Committee the power to investigate impeachment of state Supreme Court justices.
CHARLESTON – The Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission has recommended four names to Gov. Jim Justice for a vacancy on the Kanawha Circuit Court bench.
CHARLESTON – Suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry pleaded not guilty to the charges in the 22-count federal criminal indictment unsealed earlier this week.
CHARLESTON – A Pendleton County delegate has filed a petition claiming Gov. Jim Justice isn’t upholding his duties by not living at the governor’s mansion in Charleston.
CHARLESTON – U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart indicated there might be more federal charges related to the state Supreme Court.