David Baisden http://wvpublic.org en Figure in Mingo Probe Sues Ex-Officials, Others http://wvpublic.org/post/figure-mingo-probe-sues-ex-officials-others <p></p><p>A figure in the federal Mingo County corruption probe is suing several former county officials and others.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>George White's lawsuit claims the defendants violated his constitutional rights and damaged his reputation.</p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:33:53 +0000 Associated Press 10319 at http://wvpublic.org Figure in Mingo Probe Sues Ex-Officials, Others Ex-Mingo Commissioner Sentenced to 20 Months http://wvpublic.org/post/ex-mingo-commissioner-sentenced-20-months <p></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:52:09 +0000 Associated Press 6274 at http://wvpublic.org Ex-Mingo Commissioner Sentenced to 20 Months Mingo seeks new prosecutor, commissioner http://wvpublic.org/post/mingo-seeks-new-prosecutor-commissioner <p>The Mingo County Commission is expected to name a new county prosecutor and county commissioner this week.</p><p>Former prosecutor Michael Sparks and former Commissioner David Baisden resigned in October after they were charged in separate cases stemming from a corruption probe.<br />&nbsp;<br /><a href="http://bit.ly/1cHcXnA">WSAZ-TV&nbsp; reports</a> that the commission interviewed candidates to replace Sparks and Baisden on Monday. Commissioners plan to name a new prosecutor and magistrate at their meeting on Wednesday.</p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 20:36:20 +0000 Associated Press 2047 at http://wvpublic.org Mingo seeks new prosecutor, commissioner Mingo Co. Commissioner resigns as part of plea agreement http://wvpublic.org/post/mingo-co-commissioner-resigns-part-plea-agreement <p>A Mingo County Commissioner who pleaded guilty to federal extortion charges stepped down Monday from his post.</p><p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 20:17:54 +0000 Dave Mistich 834 at http://wvpublic.org Mingo Co. Commissioner resigns as part of plea agreement West Virginia Morning - October 2, 2013 http://wvpublic.org/post/west-virginia-morning-october-2-2013 <p>On this WV Morning, Ben Adducchio reports on what West Virginia&rsquo;s delegation to the U.S. House is thinking as the government shutdown continues into day two, and Cecelia Mason reports the director of the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies at Shepherd University is appalled at the way Congress is handling the appropriations process.&nbsp;That and more.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 13:01:22 +0000 Glynis Board 581 at http://wvpublic.org Mingo Co. Commissioner accepts deal, pleads guilty http://wvpublic.org/post/mingo-co-commissioner-accepts-deal-pleads-guilty <p></p><p>Mingo County Commissioner David Baisden pleaded guilty yesterday to a charge stemming from a federal investigation into corruption in the county. Baisden agreed to a plea bargain from federal prosecutors and will await his sentencing in January. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 22:17:18 +0000 Ashton Marra 560 at http://wvpublic.org Mingo Co. Commissioner accepts deal, pleads guilty