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Armstead steps down from House to focus on Supreme Court bid

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 21, 2018

CHARLESTON – Speaker Tim Armstead has resigned from his House of Delegates seat to run for the state Supreme Court.

Senate approves proposed rules for Supreme Court impeachment trials

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 20, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Senate has approved the proposed rules for the impeachment trials of three state Supreme Court justices.

Nine apply to temporarily fill Ketchum's Supreme Court seat

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 15, 2018

CHARLESTON – Nine people have applied to temporarily fill retired state Supreme Court Justice Menis Ketchum's seat.

Senate to meet Aug. 20 to establish rules for impeachment trials

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 15, 2018

CHARLESTON – State lawmakers still are talking about the impeachment of the entire state Supreme Court.

Grand jury tacks on two more charges to Loughry's federal indictment

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 15, 2018

CHARLESTON – Two more charges have been added to the federal indictment against suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.

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.

Prim Law attorney announces run for Supreme Court

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 13, 2018

CHARLESTON — An attorney with Prim Law has filed to run for West Virginia Supreme Court justice.

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.

Blankenship files petition with state Supreme Court to be put on November ballot

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — U.S. Senate-hopeful Don Blankenship filed a petition on Thursday with the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals requesting that the court order Secretary of State Mac Warner to put him on the ballot for the November election.

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.

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.

Supreme Court affirms reversal of order to reprimand speech pathologist

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 7, 2018

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued a memorandum decision ruling that a trial court rightfully reversed an order reprimanding a speech-language pathologist.

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.

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.

Supreme Court says man didn't prove he was most-qualified job candidate for Public Service Commission position

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 3, 2018

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued a memorandum decision in an appeal against Public Service Commission of West Virginia, ruling that the petitioner failed to meet the burden of proof when he challenged the appointment of a candidate applying for a job.

Supreme Court says man's disability benefits overpayment does not have to be paid back

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 3, 2018

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued an opinion ruling that a man doesn't have to repay an overpayment of temporary total disability payments that he received due to a mistake of a claims examiner.

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