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Jenkins filing to run for Supreme Court

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 14, 2018

CHARLESTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins is filing to run for a seat on the state Supreme Court.

Davis retires from state Supreme Court; Workman, Walker won't step down

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 14, 2018

CHARLESTON – Robin Jean Davis has retired from the West Virginia Supreme Court, while Chief Justice Margaret Workman and Justice Beth Walker say they won't step down.

House votes to impeach all current Justices

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 13, 2018

CHARLESTON – After more than 15 hours of debate, the House of Delegates has voted to impeach all four current state Supreme Court justices.

Farrell fills Loughry's seat; Walker disagrees about him possibly being Acting Chief Justice

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 10, 2018

CHARLESTON – Cabell Circuit Judge Paul T. Farrell has been appointed to fill suspended Justice Allen Loughry's seat on the state Supreme Court.

Ketchum's plea hearing set for Aug. 23

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 9, 2018

CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Menis Ketchum’s plea hearing is scheduled for later this month.

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Opioid lawyer trying to avoid 'cesspool' asked for by major national firm

By Dan Fisher | Aug 9, 2018

Several Pennsylvania counties are fighting to keep control of their opioid lawsuits as the national law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy, with the active support of the companies it is suing, seeks to create what a rival attorney calls a litigation "cesspool."

State Senate president says West Virginia is enjoying an economic resurgence

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 8, 2018

CHARLESTON — State Senate president Mitch Carmichael says West Virginia is seeing an economic resurgence like never before.

Couple accuses funeral home of supplying wrong ashes

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 8, 2018

CHARLESTON —A couple is suing Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home and Crematorium after it alleges the funeral home lost the body of their infant daughter and gave them the wrong ashes.

House will hear articles impeachment against four remaining state Supreme Court justices

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 7, 2018

CHARLESTON – The House Judiciary Committee has introduced articles of impeachment against all remaining members of the state Supreme Court.

Union member says she was victim of sexual harassment from business manager

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 7, 2018

WHEELING – An Ohio County woman has filed a lawsuit against a union and its business manager alleging sexual harassment and retaliatory discharge.

Committee tours state Supreme Court offices as impeachment proceedings resume

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 6, 2018

CHARLESTON – Members of the House Judiciary Committee resumed state Supreme Court impeachment proceedings Aug. 6, and it included a tour of the court offices at the state Capitol.

Tabit files papers to run for seat on state Supreme Court

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 6, 2018

CHARLESTON – Kanawha Circuit Court Judge Joanna Tabit is running for a seat on the state Supreme Court.

Loophole means candidates may be able to run for separate offices

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 6, 2018

CHARLESTON – A loophole in judicial code means candidates have the possibility to run for separate offices during the November election.

Ferns critical of Ihlenfeld's use of Wheeling Park High football players at fundraiser

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 2, 2018

WHEELING — A Democratic state Senate candidate and a Wheeling attorney who hosted a political fundraiser for him last month say having high school football players help park cars for the event doesn’t constitute a political endorsement by the school district.

WV CALA wants House panel to look deeper into Davis connection with Fuller

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 2, 2018

CHARLESTON – A statewide legal reform group says the House Judiciary Committee needs to investigate connections between state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis and Mississippi attorney Michael Fuller in its impeachment proceedings.

Democratic committee members demand immediate action, impeachment of Loughry

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 1, 2018

CHARLESTON – Saying there is "more than enough" evidence to do so, the Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee are calling for the impeachment of suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.

Douglas will run for state Supreme Court in special election

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 1, 2018

CHARLESTON —Kanawha Family Court judge Jim Douglas announced that he will be running in the next special election for West Virginia Supreme Court justice.

Ketchum pleads guilty to federal information regarding car use

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 31, 2018

CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Menis Ketchum has agreed to plead guilty to a federal information.

Special state Supreme Court election officially placed on general election ballot

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 31, 2018

CHARLESTON – The special election to fill retired Justice Menis Ketchum’s seat on the state Supreme Court officially will be on the Nov. 6 general election ballot.

State, federal governments allege steel company violated Clean Water Act

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 30, 2018

HUNTINGTON — The federal government and the State of West Virginia are suing a steel manufacturing company, alleging failure to protect the public.

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