Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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Mingo County investigation ..

-In this July 2004 file photo, Mingo County Circuit Court Judge Michael Thornsbury stands in a stairwell of the Mingo County Courthouse, in Williamson, W.Va. Federal prosecutors on Thursday, Aug 15, 2013, charged Judge Thornsbury with abusing his power and commandeering a southern West Virginia grand jury in a failed attempt to frame a romantic rival for crimes he didn't commit.