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Loughry files a second motion seeking an acquittal or a new federal trial

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 6, 2018

CHARLESTON – Convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry has filed a second motion seeking a new federal trial.

Supreme Court affirms PSC decision approving Brooke County gas-powered plant

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 3, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has affirmed the state Public Service Commission’s approval of Brooke County Power’s gas plant, saying developers had “substantially complied” with state power plant siting rules.

Manchin holds slim lead over Morrisey in latest MetroNews/Dominion Post poll

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 1, 2018

MORGANTOWN – With less than a week before the election, incumbent Democrat Joe Manchin leads Republican challenger Patrick Morrisey by five percentage points among likely voters in the U.S. Senate race, according to the latest MetroNews/Dominion Post West Virginia Poll.

JVAC sends recommendations for two circuit court positions to governor

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 1, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission has provided a list of recommendations to Gov. Jim Justice for two circuit court vacancies.

Ojeda wants Miller's campaign to cease, desist 'absolutely untrue' Medicare, coal miner ad

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 31, 2018

HUNTINGTON – An attorney representing U.S. Congressional candidate Richard Ojeda has sent a cease and desist letter to opponent Carol Miller’s campaign regarding an ad Ojeda’s team says is “absolutely untrue.”

Brennan Center study shows 54 percent of TV ads done by outside groups

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 31, 2018

CHARLESTON — A new national study done on digital advertising in Supreme Court races in 10 states found that more than half of all TV spending done on advertisements is by outside groups.

Loughry wants a new federal trial

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 30, 2018

CHARLESTON – Convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry wants a new federal trial.

Obstacles prevent West Virginia from joining shale revolution at full speed

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 29, 2018

CHARLESTON — Although West Virginia is blessed with an abundance of natural gas, there are several issues that need to be fixed for the state to keep up with the shale revolution currently taking place.

AFP-WV aids bid to reform civil asset forfeiture policies

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 29, 2018

CHARLESTON — Americans for Prosperity-West Virginia has joined with several others in sending a letter to the Legislature seeking reform of civil asset forfeiture policies.

Acting Supreme Court says Loughry, Davis impeachment trials shouldn't happen either

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 25, 2018

CHARLESTON – An acting state Supreme Court has issued an order saying the impeachment trials of convicted and suspended Justice Allen Loughry and retired Justice Robin Jean Davis shouldn’t take place either.

Martinsburg firefighters amend lawsuit to include more discrimination by city, fire chief

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 25, 2018

MARTINSBURG – A lawsuit filed by more than three dozen current and retired Martinsburg firefighters allegedly failing to pay holiday pay has been amended to include further discriminatory tactics.

Governor says he knows of no final settlement with McKesson; Morrisey again chides Manchin

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 25, 2018

CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice says talks are continuing regarding a state settlement with a major drug company, but said nothing is finalized and that both sides are working on the issue.

AG's office disputes Manchin's claim of impending $35 million settlement with McKesson

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 23, 2018

CHARLESTON – U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin claims state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office is close to reaching a “horrible” sett​​​​lement with drug giant McKesson Corporation and wants Gov. Jim Justice to step in.

Super PAC wanting lower drug costs spends $500,000 to promote McKinley in House race

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 23, 2018

CHARLESTON – David McKinley’s bid to remain in the U.S. House of Representatives isn’t a done deal, but it seems unlikely he’ll lose in November. Most polls show McKinley with a commanding lead over Democratic opponent Kendra Fershee, a West Virginia University law professor. Still, a Super PAC has spent about $500,000 promoting McKinley’s campaign.

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.

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.

Justice's company ordered to pay nearly $500,000 on settlement agreement

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 19, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha Circuit judge has ordered Gov. Jim Justice’s family to start making payments on a settlement.

Justice files response regarding residency suit

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 17, 2018

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice filed a response to a petition for writ of mandamus filed against him claiming he isn’t following the Constitution because he doesn’t live in the seat of government.

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