24, Feb 2015 - Ala. senator defends state justice on same-sex-marriage
U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby speaks to supporters Monday in Montgomery. / Brad Harper / Advertiser MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby is defending a decision by the Alabama Supreme Court's chief justice to contradict a federal order upholding same-sex marriage, while acknowledging that the state's probate judges face a "confusing" situation.
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.
10, Oct 2014 - Shelby, AL Judge Fuller won't say if he'll resign despite growing calls to do so
The calls for resignation are getting louder as three of Alabama's lawmakers join the call for federal judge Mark Fuller to step down following his August arrest in Atlanta on domestic violence charges.
05, Apr 2014 - Shelby, AL Jeremiah Denton, POW and ex-senator, dies at 89
Former Alabama Sen. Jeremiah Denton, who survived 7 1/2 years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam and alerted the U.S. military to conditions there when he blinked the word "torture" in Morse code during a television interview, has died. He was 89.
03, Apr 2014 - Calera, AL Calera man on trial for sexual abuse of a child younger than 12
COLUMBIANA, Alabama -- A Calera man's jury trial started this week in Shelby County Circuit Court on a charge of sexual abuse of a child younger than 12 years old. Michael Forrest Talley, 38, who lists an address on...
03, Apr 2014 - Calera, AL Calera pastor facing first-degree rape charge asks court to set trial
Harry Vester Jones, 50, former pastor of New Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Calera, has pleaded not guilty to a first-degree rape charge against him. (Courtesy / Shelby County Detention Center) CALERA, Alabama -- A Calera pastor has...