23, Sep 2014 - Judge won't say if he'll resign over assault case
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A lawyer for an Alabama federal judge isn't saying whether the judge will step down over his arrest in a domestic violence case.
23, Sep 2014 - Etowah, AL Woman accused of running granddaughter to death to go on trial
By Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) - An Alabama woman accused of running her 9-year-old granddaughter to death as punishment for eating forbidden chocolates and lying about it was set to go on trial on Monday. Joyce Hardin Garrard, 49, stands accused of forcing Savannah Hardin to run non-stop for three hours in February 2012. Authorities say the girl collapsed, went into seizures and died ...
23, Sep 2014 - Huntsville, AL Alabama launching Garden Trail in March
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The state Tourism Department is launching the Alabama Garden Trail. Tourism Director Lee Sentell says his agency will promote public gardens in several Alabama cities through a brochure and website. The Alabama Garden Trial will include Bellingrath Gardens in Theodore, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Dothan Area Botanical Gardens, Huntsville Botanical Garden, Jasmine Hill ...
23, Sep 2014 - Alabama judge lifts ban on newspaper publication
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A judge has lifted his ban that temporarily blocked the Montgomery Advertiser from publishing information from Alabama Gas Corp. documents. Jefferson County Circuit Judge Robert Vance issued an order Tuesday dissolving his order that prohibited the newspaper from using information from a utility document about gas lines. Alagasco sought the ban arguing that information in ...
22, Sep 2014 - Morgan, AL Men from Somerville, Huntsville indicted in federal child pornography cases
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WHNT) – A federal grand jury Wednesday indicted two north Alabama men in separate child pornography cases that include images of children younger than 12 years old, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance. A three-count indictment filed in U.S. District Court charges Justin Clay McNeill, 28, of Somerville, with receiving, distributing and possessing child […]
22, Sep 2014 - Judge weighs ending ban on newspaper publication
BIRMINGHAM (AP) — An Alabama judge is considering whether to lift his order blocking the Montgomery Advertiser from publishing material from a utility company document. During a hearing Monday, attorneys for the paper asked Jefferson County Circuit Judge Robert S. Vance to end the ban. They say it's unconstitutional prior restraint. Lawyers for Alabama Gas Corp. argue the paper received a gas ...
21, Sep 2014 - Businesses fight Alabama rules on teeth whitening
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Businesses asked a judge Thursday to overturn an Alabama law restricting teeth-whitening services outside of dental offices, arguing the law is an unconstitutional attempt by the state's 3,600 dentists to create a monopoly. Lawyers for a North Carolina man and an Alabama woman who ...
20, Sep 2014 - Shelby, AL Fuller won't say if he'll resign over assault case
BIRMINGHAM — A lawyer for an Alabama federal judge isn't saying whether the judge will step down over his arrest in a domestic violence case.
05, Apr 2014 - Legal challenge to Alabama abortion law will go to trial, judge rules
By Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday ordered a trial to determine whether a new Alabama law requiring doctors who perform abortions to obtain hospital admitting privileges poses a significant impediment for women seeking an abortion. Since abortion clinics typically use traveling physicians, the law could cause the closure of three of Alabama's five facilities ...
03, Apr 2014 - Airline passenger faces court hearing in Alabama
A preliminary hearing is planned for an airline passenger accused of flying from Atlanta to Birmingham in one person's name, then obtaining boarding passes in someone else's name for two more flights.
02, Apr 2014 - Judge sets trial date on Alabama abortion law, extends injunction
By Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday set a May 19 trial date to determine whether a new Alabama law requiring doctors who perform abortions to obtain hospital admitting privileges poses a significant impediment for women seeking an abortion. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson scheduled a non-jury trial to examine if the law, which was passed last year by ...
28, Mar 2012 - Jeremiah Korfe writes new song for Paige Duke from 'Sweet Home Alabama' - Worldnews.com
One result was that Jefferson County, containing Birmingham's industrial ... After 1972, the state's white voters shifted much of their support to Republican candidates in presidential elections (as also occurred in neighboring southern states).
02, Mar 2012 - Etowah, AL Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty For Grandmother of Savannah Hardin - WHNT-TV
Prosecutors presented the evidence as part of a bond hearing in Etowah County Court. The attorneys for both Joyce Garrard ... flights to get back to the United States and to Gadsden, Alabama, to go to a Birmingham hospital and find his daughter ...