23, Jul 2014 - Cullman, AL Accused murderer Maynor granted expedited hearing appeal by state court
A Cullman man accused of killing the man who abused his daughter more than a decade ago has been granted an expedited hearing via the Alabama Court of Appeals which could be held in the coming days.
21, Jul 2014 - Calif. court dismisses Alabama St. suit over audit
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A California court is dismissing a lawsuit filed by Alabama State University against the auditing firm that's reviewing the school's finances. An attorney for Forensic Strategic Solutions says the judge threw out the case by ruling he doesn't have jurisdiction to hear the dispute. A lawyer for Alabama State says the historically black school in Montgomery will decide ...
20, Jul 2014 - Ruling by end of July in Alabama abortion law
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A federal judge said Monday he intends to rule by the end of July on whether Alabama can enforce a new law requiring doctors at abortion clinics to have approval to admit patients to nearby hospitals. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson wrapped up a three-week trial Monday in Montgomery. He has put enforcement of the law on hold until he rules. In closing arguments ...
20, Jul 2014 - Keeping the Faith: A Garden in the Wilderness
By Ronnie McBrayer More than a decade ago, former Chief Justice Roy Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court installed a massive granite monument inscribed with the Ten Commandments in the rotunda of the...
20, Jul 2014 - Fate of MOWA Choctaw gaming machines pushed back into state court
MOBILE, Alabama -- A federal judge pushed the court case involving the seizure of gambling machines owned by the MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians back into Mobile County Circuit Court after challenges to the state's authority faltered. The tribe...
04, Apr 2014 - The Alabama Engineer Who Made History At the Supreme Court
The case Shaun McCutcheon brought against the Federal Election Commission has ushered in a new era of political spending. The chief executive and political financier tells TIME how he got involved in the fight for fewer campaign finance restrictions
03, Apr 2014 - Kansas case could affect Ala. voter registration
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A court ruling in Kansas could lead to Alabama enforcing part of its immigration law that has never been used. The 2011 law required people registering to vote in Alabama for the first time to present evidence of citizenship. Such proof could include a ...
02, Apr 2014 - Lawrenceville man to serve 40 years for child molestation
A Lawrenceville man, who already pleaded guilty to sex crimes against children in Alabama, has been convicted on similar charges in Georgia.
02, Apr 2014 - Al. Judge Rules Against Bingo Casinos
The Alabama Supreme Court has again sided with the state's attorney general in attempts to shut down electronic bingo casinos.
01, Apr 2014 - Greene County judge declined to sign warrants for bingo raid until ordered by Supreme Court
The Alabama Supreme Court ordered a Greene County judge to sign search warrants that approved a Monday raid of the county's bingo halls.
01, Apr 2014 - Alabama attorney general's office raids Greenetrack, seizes more than 1,000 gambling machines
Authorities seized more than 1,000 gambling machines and cash during early morning raids at Greenetrack and other entertainment venues in Greene County.