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Alabama Supreme Court won't review cases of two men on death row, convicted of separate killings in Birmingham

The Alabama Supreme Court won't review the cases of two men currently on Alabama Death Row.<p>In orders issued Friday, the court denied a writ of …

Birmingham, AL

Moore Allies Tried to Bribe Attorney to Lie

March 24, 2018 by Ed Brayton<p>The Washington Post has an explosive report that allies of Roy Moore tried to bribe the attorney for one of the women who …

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Austin bombings revive trauma of Alabama explosion death

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Judge Robert S. Vance was at his kitchen table on Dec. 16, 1989, when he opened a package that had been mailed to his home. The bomb hidden inside exploded with brutal force, killing Vance instantly and severely injuring his wife.<p>Two days later, a similar device killed an …

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Lawsuit over HealthSouth fraud cleared to move forward

The Alabama Supreme Court says one-time employees of the old HealthSouth Corp. can move ahead with a lawsuit over the fraud that nearly wrecked the …


Richardson appeals to Supreme Court to allow Georgia Washington sale

CLOSE<p>AEA Lawsuit filed over proposed sale of Georgia Washington Middle<p>Interim state superintendent Ed Richardson has appealed to the Alabama Supreme …


It Matters That A Gay Man Helped Trump Backers Exploit Facebook Data

Christopher Wylie is the self-described gay Canadian vegan who’s come forward to explain how he, as a young and brilliant data scientist, helped create Steve Bannon’s “psychological warfare mindfuck tool” and ultimately helped bring Donald Trump to the White House. His involvement in this massive …


Execution by nitrogen close to becoming law in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Legislature delivered a bill to the governor Wednesday that will allow condemned inmates to choose execution by nitrogen.<p>GOP Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she will sign the measure, which calls this method of capital punishment execution by nitrogen hypoxia. Her …

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Infamous Anti-LGBT Judge Speaks Out Against Marriage Equality in Alabama

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore is clearly distressed by U.S. District Judge Granade’s decision to strike down his state’s ban on …


One of Roy Moore's accusers is running for office

Deborah Wesson Gibson, one of several women who accused Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct, announced last week that she plans to run for political office herself. Gibson's announcement came just a few months after she told the Washington Post that she had dated Moore when she …


Alabama Supreme Court won't hear 'Handsome Devil' murder case

The court will not hear an appeal in the case of a former Shelby County pastor who killed his wife with a shotgun in the bedroom of the church …

Birmingham, AL

Trump keeps wading into hot Republican primary battles to back the establishment candidate

President Donald Trump gave his endorsement in a hotly contested Nevada primary on Friday, marking the third time he has waded into a contentious Republican primary since late last year.<p>Each time, Trump has voiced support for the establishment incumbent over the challenger running on an outsider, …


Michael Eggers executed Thursday for slaying of Talladega woman in 2000

The execution is set for Thursday at 6 p.m. at Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore. Eggers was convicted in 2002 for killing Bennie Francis …

Birmingham, AL

At Pennsylvania rally, Trump again calls for the death penalty for drug dealers

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — President Trump on Saturday again called for enacting the death penalty for drug dealers during a rally meant to bolster a struggling GOP candidate for a U.S. House seat here.<p>During the campaign event in this conservative western Pennsylvania district, the president also veered …


Stephanie Pruett: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

A 28-year-old teacher at an Alabama high school is accused of engaging in a sexual act with a 17-year-old student, police say.Stephanie Pruett, who …

Roy Moore Accuser Switches Parties, Runs for Florida State House

Deborah Gibson, who said she dated Moore when she was in her teens, is running as a Democrat.

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Alabama Death Row inmate who survived execution date asks judge to halt future attempts

An Alabama Death Row inmate who survived a lethal injection execution attempt last month is asking a federal judge to block the state from trying a …

Birmingham, AL

Roy Moore begging his few remaining followers for donations as he is ‘struggling to make ends meet’

According to, former Judge Roy Moore is lamenting that he is financially strapped and struggling to pay his legal bills as he faces a lawsuit …

Liberal View

'No logic' to Alabama's special elections, which may be outlawed anyway

Call it a political paradise if you live in certain places in Alabama and don't miss an opportunity to cast a vote.<p>The practicality of it all, …


Kay Ivey campaign raises $358,000 in February, total up to $2.8 million

Ivey got a $100,000 contribution from Great Southern Wood founder Jimmy Rane, "Yella Fella" on his company's TV commercials.

Kay Ivey

Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals affirms convictions of two death row inmates

Both men were convicted in separate shootings that happened in north Alabama.

The Leadership and Political Power of Black Women

As Black History Month draws to a close, and we turn toward Women’s History Month, HRC is highlighting the political and electoral power of Black …

Black History

Maddox criticizes 'insane' arming teachers proposal during Birmingham stop

"That's the kind of insanity I can't wait to stomp out," the Tuscaloosa mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate said in Birmingham.

Kay Ivey

Death Penalty Madness in Alabama

A man suffering from cancer strapped to a gurney after spending 30 years on death row in Alabama. An intravenous team probing him, jabbing him, for hours in an attempt to find a usable vein to administer the lethal, secret drug cocktail. Going into his groin a half-dozen times, puncturing his …


Roy Moore Back in Action With Endorsement of Feminist-Hating Missouri Candidate

Those who have been missing Judge Roy Moore’s bizarre religiopolitical stylings will be cheered to see him back in the news. The theocrat who managed …


AG candidate Alice Martin's ethics bill attack baffles ethics commissioner

An Alabama attorney general candidate is attacking proposed changes in Alabama ethics laws, but the state ethics chief says he's baffled since the …

Birmingham, AL

Will the Center Hold?

EPA<p>Click for full view<p>Author<p>By Lawrence H. Summers US Secretary of the Treasury (1999-2001)<p>Read Next<p>Has dealing with Pride and Prejudice become a …

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Alabama sets execution for 83-year-old killer of federal judge |

The Alabama Supreme Court has set execution dates for two death row inmates, including an 83-year-old man who was convicted of killing a federal …

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The Latest: New execution date required for Alabama inmate

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Latest on the postponed execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local):8:20 a.m.The state of Alabama must seek a new …

Black Montgomery judge to stay on case of killer white cop

The Alabama Supreme Court is refusing to make a black judge quit the case of a white police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a …


Where are the 'originalists' in the debate over gun safety?

One of conservatives’ favorite tropes over the past several decades is a defense of the “original intent” of the founders.<p>Conservatives have deployed …

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