24, Jul 2014 - New sentence ordered for Ala. death row inmate
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that an Alabama death row inmate convicted of capital murder should be resentenced. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta made a 2-1 ruling Tuesday in favor of resentencing Derrick Anthony DeBruce, who was convicted in a fatal shooting at an AutoZone store during a robbery. DeBruce argued that his attorney failed to cross ...
24, Jul 2014 - Threatening president case on hold for mental exam
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The prosecution is on hold for a southeast Alabama man charged with threatening the president. Deryke Pfeiffer of Ozark was scheduled for arraignment Wednesday in federal court in Montgomery, but that got postponed.
24, Jul 2014 - Ga. man 11th to plead guilty in dog fighting case
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A Georgia man pleaded guilty Wednesday to his role in a massive dog fighting operation and his mother pleaded not guilty to threatening a co-defendant who provided information in the case. Edward Duckworth, 39, of Decatur, Georgia, appeared in federal court in Montgomery, Alabama, and pleaded guilty to conspiracy. He admitted helping transport a dog from Georgia to Lee ...
23, Jul 2014 - Charles Partin found guilty on all counts of molesting child
An Alabama man charged with transporting a minor over state lines in order to have sexual relations with her was found guilty on all counts in a federal courthouse in Montgomery Wednesday.
22, Jul 2014 - Montgomery, AL Georgia man pleads guilty in dog fighting ring
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A Georgia man has become the eleventh person to plead guilty in a dog fighting investigation stretching across four states. Thirty-nine year old Edward Duckworth of Decatur, Georgia pleaded guilty to conspiracy Wednesday in federal court in Montgomery, Alabama. He admitted to helping transport a dog from Georgia to east Alabama for a dog fight in 2012. When Duckworth and ...
22, Jul 2014 - Ala. man who was spotted in East Texas while on run found guilty of all counts of molesting girl
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - An Alabama man charged with transporting a minor over state lines in order to have sexual relations with her was found guilty on all counts in a federal courthouse in Montgomery Wednesday.
05, Apr 2014 - Federal court orders trial to test Alabama abortion law
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A federal court has ordered a trial to examine the constitutionality of an abortion restriction passed by the Alabama Legislature in 2013.Planned Parenthood objected to the law that would require doctors to have admitting privileges at a...
03, Apr 2014 - Judge gets more time to rule in Ala. abortion suit
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A federal judge is delaying enforcement of an Alabama law regulating abortion clinics for one more week while he tries to rule on a lawsuit challenging the law. At issue is a law passed by the Legislature in 2013 that requires doctors at abortion ...
01, Apr 2014 - Federal appeals court upholds Texas abortion law similar to one facing court challenge in Alabama
People opposed to abortion attended a rally outside the Alabama State House on Feb. 25, 2014 in Montgomery, Ala. (Mike Casonfirstname.lastname@example.org) AUSTIN, Texas — A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld Texas' tough new abortion restrictions that shuttered many of...