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Jurors hear audio of Loughry possibly tampering with witness about office renovation costs

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 5, 2018

CHARLESTON – Jurors heard testimony about possible witness tampering in the federal trial of suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry. @wvcourts

Benjamin testifies about Loughry feuding with Davis, others over use of court vehicles

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 4, 2018

CHARLESTON – A former state Supreme Court justice recalled feuding among the justices regarding use of state vehicles and a discussion with Justice Allen Loughry about an antique desk.

Loughry will take the stand in his federal trial; three charges dropped

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 3, 2018

CHARLESTON – Suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry will take the stand in his federal trial.

Davis seeks federal injunction to stop her impeachment trial in state Senate

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 3, 2018

CHARLESTON – Retired state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis is seeking a federal injunction to stop her scheduled impeachment trial in the state Senate.

Walker avoids removal from Supreme Court bench, state Senate votes 32-1 in her favor

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 2, 2018

CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker will remain on the bench. After about two hours of deliberation, the state Senate – acting as the jury for the court of impeachment – voted 32-1 not to remove Walker from office.

Jenkins sworn in as justice, but legal challenge to his appointment might not be over

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 1, 2018

CHARLESTON – Evan Jenkins was sworn in as a state Supreme Court Justice, but a legal challenge to his appointment and his position on the Nov. 6 ballot might not be over.

Walker apologizes for 'mistakes' during testimony, says she still shouldn't be removed from bench

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 1, 2018

CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker apologized to taxpayers and to lawmakers for “mistakes I made” that led to her being impeached and on trial for removal from the bench.

Workman says she's done nothing to warrant impeachment, feels targeted

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 28, 2018

CHARLESTON – Chief Justice Margaret Workman says she thinks she is the victim of a political witch hunt. She also says she has done nothing to warrant being impeached and possibly removed from the state Supreme Court.

Woman claims she broke her tooth on safety pin found in a bag of Utz potato chips

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 27, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Charleston woman says she bit a safety pin found in a bag of Utz potato chips that caused her to break a tooth.

Walker says she's 'ready, willing and eager' to start impeachment trial Monday

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 26, 2018

CHARLESTON — State Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker is ready to begin her impeachment trial.

Workman wants articles of impeachment against her dismissed, also seeks trial delay

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 24, 2018

CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Chief Justice Margaret Workman has filed motions with the state Senate to have the articles of impeachment against her dismissed.

Workman files petition saying impeachment process is flawed, needs to be halted

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 21, 2018

CHARLESTON –Chief Justice Margaret Workman says the impending state Supreme Court impeachment trials in the state Senate must be halted because the House of Delegates overstepped its bounds and tried to undermine the separation of powers of state government.

Court issues order asking to show cause regarding Jenkins, Armstead eligibility

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 21, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has issued an order saying a rule to show cause is needed in the case regarding the eligibility of two appointments Gov. Jim Justice recently made to the court.

Supreme Court to hear oral arguments on Jenkins, Armstead appointments Sept. 24

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 20, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Sept. 24 regarding the eligibility of the two appointments Gov. Jim Justice recently made to the court.

AG's office alerts consumers to spike in IRS scam calls

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 20, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is alerting consumers to a recent spike in Internal Revenue Service scam calls, perhaps related to the upcoming Oct. 15 filing deadline for those who sought an extension in April.

Labor groups plan to file amicus briefs regarding Jenkins, Armstead appointments

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 19, 2018

CHARLESTON – At least two labor groups plan to file amicus briefs supporting petitions to nullify Gov. Jim Justice’s appointments of two Republicans to the state Supreme Court.

House Democrats critical of Warner as four wrongful terminations suits are settled

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 18, 2018

CHARLESTON – Democratic leaders of the House of Delegates are criticizing spending and practices in Secretary of State Mac Warner’s office, even calling for his impeachment.

Morrisey reminds consumers to give wisely to Hurricane Florence relief, charities

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 17, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey reminds consumers to use caution as they open their wallets to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence.

Attorney seeks to nullify Justice's Supreme Court appointments and Jenkins' spot on ballot

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 13, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Charleston attorney who is seeking a seat on the state Supreme Court has filed a legal challenge to Gov. Jim Justice’s temporary appointments to the court and to Evan Jenkins’ qualifications to being a justice.

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