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Courts Reporter, AL.com — Birmingham News

I'm a 1985 graduate of the University of Alabama. I am married and have a son in college. I am the courts reporter for Alabama Media Group and @aldotcom

University of Alabama back in court over houndstooth trademark rights

al.com — At the center of Alabama's complaint is a legal settlement last year that gave the university ownership of the Houndstooth Mafia logo. A federal judge in Birmingham confirmed the settlement and ordered the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Trademark Trial and Appeal Board to vacate its 2013 opinion that granted the trademark registration to two Alabama fans who created the logo.

Former mayoral aide was 'straw buyer' of expensive cars for 3 drug dealers, prosecutor says

al.com — Kenneth Lee Crittenden, a former aide to Birmingham Mayor William Bell, was sentenced Thursday to two and a half years in federal prison for helping a local drug dealer launder money. Crittenden, 52, who had scheduled events at Birmingham's Crossplex sports complex as part of his job with the mayor's office, was sentenced by U.S.
Aug 20, 2015

RT @ALcomBirmingham: Former mayoral aide was 'straw buyer' of expensive cars for 3 drug dealers, prosecutor says ow.ly/R9YRi pic.twitter.com/pDi9tgUx0x

$202 million Medicare fraud case starts Aug. 3 DOJ says

al.com — A federal judge in Birmingham has set Aug. 3 as the date to begin the trial of a lawsuit that began when a half dozen employees of AseraCare hospice operations in Alabama, Wisconsin and Georgia filed whistleblower cases. The DOJ in January 2012 decided to intervene in court actions.

Alabama executions: Who's next and when?

al.com — Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has approved the lethal injection drug combination that Alabama and other states use to kill the condemned, when will executions re-start in the state and which death row inmate will be first. The U.S.

US Supreme Court: Alabama, other states can use lethal injection drugs in executions

al.com — Some states, like Alabama, have used a three-drug protocol in lethal injection executions -the first drug being a sedative and the other two to stop breathing and the heart. Some states have used a two-drug combination.The first drug in the combination - the sedative - is at the heart of today's U.S.
Jun 29, 2015

RT @ALcomBirmingham: US Supreme Court: Alabama, other states can use lethal injection drugs in executions: ow.ly/OW4FK

Jefferson County ready to issue same-sex marriage licenses 'as soon as anybody comes'

al.com — Jefferson County's probate offices are ready to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples after Friday's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court making gay marriage the law of the land nationwide. "We're ready as some as anybody comes," said Probate Judge Sherri Friday. "We're ready to go."
Jun 26, 2015

RT @ALcomBirmingham: Jefferson County ready to issue same-sex marriage licenses 'as soon as anybody comes': ow.ly/OQFhx pic.twitter.com/WlduOwcJ82

Jefferson County probate judge ready to 'immediately' respond when U.S. Supreme Court rules on gay marriage

al.com — Jefferson County Probate Judge Alan King said he and Jefferson County Probate Judge Sherri Friday and deputy probate judge Elizabeth North, who is over the Bessemer division, met Wednesday to discuss how to react to a possible ruling on Thursday. "We wanted to be ready," he said.
Jun 25, 2015

RT @ALcomBirmingham: Jefferson County probate judge: ready to "immediately" respond when U.S. Supreme Court rules on gay marriage. ow.ly/ONrMZ

Trial of 2 former JP Morgan executives in Jefferson County sewer civil fraud case set if mediation fails

al.com — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in 2009 filed a lawsuit against former J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. executives Charles LeCroy and Douglas MacFaddin. The lawsuit claims the two men paid $8.2 million to friends of Jefferson County officials so their company could obtain $5 billion in Jefferson County municipal bond offerings and swap agreement transactions.
Jun 24, 2015

Trial of 2 former JP Morgan executives in Jefferson County sewer civil fraud case set if mediation fails @aldotcom al.com/news/birmingha…

Randy Visser, former Serra Nissan general manager, arraigned

al.com — Randy Visser, the former general manager of Serra Nissan, was arraigned Thursday morning in federal court on a charge of conspiring to defraud Nissan North America through its dealership incentive programs. Visser, 45, of Vestavia Hills, waived the right to have a grand jury review the case for possible indictment during a brief hearing before U.S.

Adams Produce CFO sentenced to home detention in government fraud case

al.com — John Stephen Alexander, who was CFO for Adams Produce from 2007 until the company closed, also was ordered by U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Hopkins to serve five years on supervised probation following his release from home detention. He also will be jointly responsible for paying restitution to the military with other defendants.
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Aug 30, 2015

Prosecutor: samples available for testing by former Homewood pastor's defense team s.al.com/O7sKVCl via @aldotcom

Aug 29, 2015

Wow... big turnout... 'All Lives Matter' march draws more than 20,000 to Birmingham s.al.com/4Yw4swQ via @aldotcom

Aug 29, 2015

Sidewalk Film Festival 2015: 'The State of Being Human' explores homophobia in Alabama, Ireland s.al.com/itikrhS via @aldotcom

Aug 28, 2015

Order of trials set for woman, two men, charged in 2013 heroin dealer slaying s.al.com/8y09cfa via @aldotcom

Aug 28, 2015

Seafood restaurant shooting suspect remains free on bond; will argue 'stand your ground' defense s.al.com/YeNzMfO via @aldotcom

Aug 28, 2015

Planned Parenthood sues Alabama governor for dropping Medicaid contract s.al.com/mVHN33i via @aldotcom

Aug 28, 2015

Demarcus Means and his family say they got death threats in wake of Haleigh Green's disappearance s.al.com/SLx2BeT via @aldotcom

Aug 28, 2015

Charge against Columbiana man in death of girlfriend changed to capital murder s.al.com/SLx2BeT via @aldotcom

Aug 27, 2015

Federal appeals court reverses judge's ruling on Pelham firefighters' pension benefits s.al.com/qvB8KZl via @aldotcom


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