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Courts Reporter, — 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

Alabama men file lawsuit against DraftKings and FanDuel; seek money they lost — Two Jefferson County men this morning filed a federal lawsuit against daily fantasy sports websites DraftKings and FanDuel claiming the companies are operating illegal gambling operations in Alabama. The two men seek their money back under a 150-year-old Alabama law that prohibits enforcement of gambling debts.
Nov 18, 2015

RT @ALcomBirmingham: Alabama men file lawsuit against DraftKings and FanDuel; seek money they lost

Nov 18, 2015

RT @ALcomBirmingham: Alabama men file lawsuit against DraftKings and FanDuel; seek money they lost

Sentencing delayed for former Serra Nissan GM Randy Visser — Today's scheduled sentencing of Randy Visser , the former Serra Nissan general manager who pleaded guilty in a scheme to defraud Nissan North America out of $64,800 in sales incentives, has been postponed. U.S. District Court Judge Madeline Haikala on Monday rescheduled the hearing to Jan. 21.

Alabama agrees with DOJ to comply with motor voter law — The U.S. Department of Justice and the state of Alabama have entered an agreement to resolve claims that Alabama failed to provide voter registration opportunities when people signed up for new or renewed driver licenses. DOJ officials had threatened to sue Alabama for violation of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993, had reported last month.
Nov 13, 2015

Alabama begrudgingly agrees to comply with federal law, pines for a return to a simpler time, like the 1950s.…

Trussville schools under federal investigation for racial harrassment issues — The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has launched an investigation of Trussville City Schools related to issues of racial harassment, a spokesman for the department confirms. But it is unclear as to whether the investigation is related to an August complaint by a parent to the DOE's Office for Civil Rights against currently suspended Trussville basketball coach Jim Sanderson and the school system.

Former Adams Produce COO sentenced to prison; last of executives sentenced in FBI probe — Steven Finberg, the former chief operating officer for Adams Produce Co. that filed for bankruptcy and closed in 2012, was sentenced Thursday to six months in prison for failing to report a felony - government contract fraud. U.S. District Court Judge Scott Coogler said he would recommend Finberg serve the sentence at a Federal Bureau of Prisons halfway house.

Judge Jack Lowther retires; Commission seeks candidates — The Jefferson County Judicial Commission is accepting nominations for Judge Jack Lowther's position until 4 p.m. Nov. 20. But applicants wanting to keep the job for a full term also must sign up to run for their political party's nomination to the seat by the end of the day on Friday, which is the end of qualifying.
Nov 05, 2015

Deadline looms: Judge Jack Lowther retires; Commission seeks candidates…

Birmingham police reconsider officer's medal after dash cam video released — The Birmingham Police Department announced late Tuesday night that it has rescinded - at least temporarily - a medal it had awarded an officer in May for actions he took in the shooting of a suspect last year.

Dash cam video reveals police shooting details — A newly obtained police dash-cam video reveals the moment a Birmingham police officer shot a robbery suspect last year. The suspect, Aubrey Williams, faces two counts of attempted murder of two police officers as a result of the altercation.

Found photos reveal fuss over stripper who pushed legal limits in 1960s — Instead of just paying the fine and leaving town, however, the redheaded mother of five from Atlanta who danced under the name Velvet Blaze stood her ground. She spent the next two years in city and state courts seeking to have her conviction overturned, a fight that ended when the Alabama Supreme Court refused to hear her case.
Nov 02, 2015

RT @AlabamaVintage: Vintage photos reveal fuss over stripper who pushed legal limits in 1960s…

Jeffco Housing Authority: $25 million settlement reached in dispute over apartment repairs — The Tarrant apartments were plagued by water and structural damage due to a faulty roof design, according to the housing authority. More than a dozen disabled residents at Spring Gardens were relocated because of mold or mold growth in their apartments as JCHA and Navigate argued over funding to fix the units.
Oct 26, 2015

RT @BarnettWright: Attorney fees from $25M Jefferson County Housing settlement: $481K to Waldrep law firm; $100K to board atty.…

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Nov 25, 2015

Federal judge sets legal road map for Gardendale schools split via @aldotcom

Nov 24, 2015

Man sentenced in pharmacy robberies; Dropped wallet at one scene via @aldotcom

Nov 24, 2015

Former Alabama corrections officer says he 'worked for' inmates to bring pot into prison via @aldotcom

Nov 24, 2015

RT @IzzyGould: One billion page views -- and counting -- for 2015 for @aldotcom. Congrats, Robert Sims & Co.

Nov 23, 2015

Alabama Supreme Court sets execution date for man in 1992 Homewood rape and murder via @aldotcom

Nov 23, 2015

Alabama Supreme Court won't revise 'open-carry' gun law ruling via @aldotcom

Nov 23, 2015

Police: Teens charged in slaying, carjackings wanted cars for Magic City Classic via @aldotcom

Nov 20, 2015

Man, 80, convicted of child abuse must pay $4 million to victim via @aldotcom

Nov 20, 2015

@AlexMcDaniel I've just got 3 words to say to that: Roll Tide Roll!

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