31, Oct 2014 - Morgan, AL Alabama man sentenced on child porn charges
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Federal prosecutors say a Morgan County man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison on child porn charges.
30, Oct 2014 - Alabama state House speaker indicted on corruption charges
By Sherrel Wheeler Stewart BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) - A grand jury has indicted Alabama's powerful Republican state house speaker on 23 criminal counts of corruption, court records released on Monday showed. Mike Hubbard, who helped guide Republicans to majorities in both houses of the Alabama legislature in 2010 for the first time in 136 years, was indicted on Friday on charges that include ...
30, Oct 2014 - Montgomery, AL Group sues over chronic violence at Alabama prison
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Multiple inmate deaths, rampant drug abuse, broken door locks and almost continual violence at St. Clair prison in Alabama are the result of corruption and poor management, an inmate lawsuit claims, the latest in a string of complaints over conditions in the state's corrections system.
28, Oct 2014 - Alabama judge dismisses another lawsuit from man who says he had botched circumcision
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A judge is dismissing a second lawsuit filed by an Alabama man who says his penis was amputated during a botched circumcision.
12, Oct 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 ...
12, Oct 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.
11, Oct 2014 - Vance, AL 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 ...
11, Oct 2014 - Vance, AL Judge blocks Alabama newspaper from printing story
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A judge is siding with Alabama Gas Corp. and blocking a newspaper from publishing information about the utility's safety plan for gas lines. Jefferson County Circuit Judge Robert Vance granted a request by Alagasco to temporarily prevent the Montgomery Advertiser from using information it says it received from the Alabama Public Service Commission. Vance issued an order ...
10, Oct 2014 - Fairhope, AL Birmingham native performs on NBC's "The Voice"
The State of Alabama is well represented on NBC's "The Voice" with three singers now having a judge to help them through the competition.Fairhope native Jordy Searcy, 20, and Montgomery native Toia Jones,
09, Oct 2014 - Dothan, 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 ...
08, Oct 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.
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 ...