19, Dec 2014 - University of Alabama freshman accused of selling drugs out of dorm room
A freshman high jumper for the University of Alabama’s track and field team is facing felony and misdemeanor drug charges. West Alabama Narcotics Task Force agents received a tip Jonathan Marino, 19, sold marijuana out of his dorm room, according to court documents filed Tuesday. The agents visited Marino at the Presidential Dorm on campus on Dec. 1, and found marijuana wax, cocaine and digital ...
18, Dec 2014 - Judge won't release former Alabama Governor Siegelman on appeal bond
MONTGOMERY | A judge has denied former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman's request to get out of prison while he continues to appeal his 2006 bribery conviction. U.S. District Judge Clay Land of Georgia said while Siegelman raised "significant issues that deserve serious consideration," he believes the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is unlikely to grant the former governor a new trial or a ...
10, Oct 2014 - FBI exhumes body in Ten Most Wanted search
WASHINGTON — The FBI exhumed the body of an unidentified man in Alabama on Thursday in its search for a former diplomat accused of killing his family with a sledgehammer nearly 40 years ago. In court filings, the FBI said there is a strong resemblance between photos of the John ...
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 - 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.
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.
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.
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.