11, Oct 2014 - Kanawha, WV Ex W.Va. Judge's Public Pension Questioned
The West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Board on Thursday asked a circuit judge to determine that ex-Mingo Judge Michael Thornsbury is ineligible to receive his pension due to his felony conviction.
09, Oct 2014 - Jefferson, WV W.Va. prosecutors oppose A.G.'s bid to handle local criminal cases
By Eric Eyre Two months before Mingo County Prosecuting Attorney Michael Sparks resigned amid a courthouse corruption scandal, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey asked if he could be appointed Mingo's prosecutor, the state Office of Lawyer Disciplinary Counsel asserts in a filing with the West Virginia Supreme Court. In August 2013, Rachel Fletcher Cipoletti, who heads the lawyer ...
03, Apr 2014 - Mingo, WV US: Former magistrate sentenced
Pittsburgh, Mar 11 : A former chief magistrate is the latest defendant sentenced to federal prison time in a probe of corruption in Mingo County, West Virginia, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced on Monday.