29, Jul 2014 - Alabama man claims doctors mistakenly amputated his penis
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An Alabama man who went into surgery for what was supposed to be a routine circumcision filed a lawsuit contending doctors mistakenly amputated his penis, but a hospital said Thursday the claims were without merit. The lawsuit, filed in state court on Tuesday, says Johnny Lee Banks ...
29, Jul 2014 - Alabama man claims penis was amputated by mistake
An Alabama man who went in to a hospital last month for a circumcision awoke after surgery to find his penis had been amputated, his lawyer said on Thursday. Johnny Lee Banks Jr., 56, said in a lawsuit filed in state court earlier this week that no one at the Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama, had told him why it had been necessary to remove his penis. "My client is ...
28, 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.
27, Jul 2014 - Mobile, AL 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...
27, Jul 2014 - With Judges Overriding Death Penalty Cases, Alabama Is An Outlier
A jury gave Courtney Lockhart life in prison in 2010, but a judge sentenced him to death instead. Lockhart has appealed to the state Supreme Court, hoping it will reconsider judicial override rules.
26, Jul 2014 - Whistleblower wins at Supreme Court, but loses pay
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama whistleblower won a landmark victory at the U.S. Supreme Court. But it didn't change the fact that Edward Lane lost his state job while helping convict former state Rep. Sue Schmitz.
25, Jul 2014 - Lawyer: Claims of botched circumcision are untrue
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Two doctors deny claims by an Alabama man who says his penis was amputated during what was supposed to be a routine circumcision, one of their lawyers said Friday. Defense lawyer Will Axon said allegations in a lawsuit filed this week in state court ...
25, Jul 2014 - Alabama man claims penis mistakenly amputated
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- An Alabama man who went into surgery for what was supposed to be a routine circumcision filed a lawsuit contending doctors mistakenly amputated his penis, but a hospital said Thursday the claims were without merit. The lawsuit, filed in state court on Tuesday, says Johnny Lee Banks Jr. ...
25, Jul 2014 - Circumcision turns to amputation
An Alabama man who went in to a hospital last month for a circumcision awoke after surgery to find his penis had been amputated, his lawyer says.
25, Jul 2014 - Suit over student's death to become federal case
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An attorney for the family of a student shot to death by a University of South Alabama police officer says a lawsuit in the case is moving from state court to federal court.
25, Jul 2014 - Dallas Cowboys player McClain convicted in Ala
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been convicted of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct in his hometown in Alabama. A city court judge in Decatur convicted McClain on the misdemeanor counts during a non-jury trial Friday. McClain appealed immediately to state court. ...
25, Jul 2014 - Gil Collar death suit will become a federal case
An attorney for the family of a student shot to death by a University of South Alabama police officer says a lawsuit in the case is moving from state court to federal court.
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.