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State Judicial Disciplinary Counsel wants stay lifted, expedited hearing against Loughry

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 22, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Disciplinary Counsel wants to lift a stay and expedite a disciplinary hearing against convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.

Governor says Loughry should resign

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 22, 2018

CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice says convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry should resign.

Loughry asks state Supreme Court to block his impending impeachment trial as well

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 19, 2018

CHARLESTON – Convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry wants his impending impeachment trial in the state Senate to be stopped.

AG's office joins coalition in fight over anti-discriminatory contracts

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 19, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey recently joined a nine-state coalition in urging a federal appeals court to protect the right of individual states to ensure companies that receive a government contract do not discriminate.

Walker thankful following acquittal, eager to get back to work of being a justice

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 19, 2018

CHARLESTON – Following her acquittal, state Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker is thankful and excited to be back on the bench.

Va. man sues Bluefield strip club after he was stabbed during visit

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 18, 2018

PRINCETON – A Virginia man is suing a Mercer County strip club after he says he was nearly killed during a fight at the establishment.

Huntington Chamber PAC endorses Manchin for Senate, Wilkes and Jenkins for Court

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 17, 2018

HUNTINGTON – HuntPAC, the Political Action Committee for the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce, has announced its endorsements for candidates for two statewide races in next month's general election.

Justices to support Amendment 2, giving Legislature more oversight of court budget

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 16, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has voted to support the constitutional amendment that would give the state Legislature more oversight of the court system’s purse.

Democratic group sues Morrisey, AG's office for failing to fully respond to FOIA requests

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 16, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Democratic political group has filed a lawsuit claiming state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office has failed to provide public records about its dealing with several drug companies.

Davis's impeachment trial continued

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 16, 2018

CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis’s impeachment trial has been continued.

Following state Supreme Court ruling, Workman's impeachment trial doesn't begin

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 15, 2018

CHARLESTON – The impeachment trial of Chief Justice Margaret Workman didn’t begin as scheduled following a state Supreme Court ruling last week putting a stop to it.

Davis wants Workman ruling expanded to stop her impeachment trial, too

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 15, 2018

CHARLESTON – Former Justice Robin Jean Davis has asked the state Supreme Court to expand a ruling stopping Chief Justice Margaret Workman’s impeachment trial to her impending trial as well.

Kleeh confirmed as federal judge for West Virginia's Northern District

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 12, 2018

WASHINGTON — Morgantown attorney Tom Kleeh has been confirmed as a federal judge for West Virginia's Northern District.

AG's office confirms concealed carry recognition with Kansas, South Dakota

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 12, 2018

AG's office confirms concealed carry recognition with Kansas, South Dakota

State Supreme Court puts stop to Workman's impeachment trial; Senate plans to appeal

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 11, 2018

State Supreme Court puts stop to Workman's impeachment trial; Senate plans to appeal @wvcourts @wvsenate @wvhouse

AG's office reminds consumers to give wisely to Hurricane Michael relief

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 11, 2018

AG's office reminds consumers to give wisely to Hurricane Michael relief @WestVirginiaAG

JVAC to conduct interviews for Fayette Co., Northern Panhandle circuit openings later this month

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 11, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission will conduct interviews for circuit court vacancies in the Northern Panhandle and Fayette County later this month.

House board denies claims in Workman's impeachment motions, says lawmakers are acting properly

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 10, 2018

CHARLESTON – A House of Delegates board of managers handling the impeachment trials against four state Supreme Court justices has filed responses to Chief Justice Margaret Workman’s effort to have her case dismissed, saying the process is different than a typical judicial case.

Manchin faces criticism for decision to confirm Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 8, 2018

When news of Sen. Joe Manchin's plan to vote for Kavanaugh came out, there were mixed reactions. But most people seemed to be unhappy with Manchin's decision.

Morrisey calls Manchin's decision to vote for Kavanaugh 'craven political calculation'

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 5, 2018

CHARLESTON – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin says he’ll vote to put federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh on the U.S. Supreme Court, and his election opponent says the senator simply caved to pressure from a majority of West Virginians.

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