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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

Auburn trustee speaks at national summit on need for pre-k programs — Liz Huntley, a Birmingham lawyer and member of Auburn University's Board of Trustees, is in New York City today to tell her story about how an early childhood education helped lift her out of a life of abject poverty and abuse.

Dora man sentenced to life without parole in 2012 'mistaken identity' slaying — A Dora maintained his innocence Monday as a judge ordered him to spend the rest of his life in prison for the 2012 shooting death of another man in what prosecutors say was a case of mistaken identity. Derrick Wayne Murray , 44, was found guilty July 23 of capital murder in the Feb.
Sep 28, 2015

Dora man sentenced to life without parole in 2012 'mistaken identity' slaying… via @aldotcom

Jury continues deliberations in beating death of Homewood man — A jury is to return this morning to continue deliberations in the murder trial of a woman charged in last year's beating death of a Homewood man with a golf club and hammer. Chasity Yvonne Cates, 42, an Athens native, is charged with murder in the June 23, 2014 death of 59-year-old Rick Gerelds.
Sep 25, 2015

Jury has reached verdict in Chasity Cates murder trial. Waiting to hear decision…

Sep 25, 2015

Jury finds Chasity Cates guilty of murder in 2014 beating death of Homewood man…

Prosecutor says woman killed Homewood man with golf club and hammer; insanity defense — Paul Rand, one of Cates' attorneys, told jurors that Cates was "a confused and broken woman" and agreed there is no dispute as to how Gerelds died in his Homewood house. The bulk of their job, he told jurors, will be to determine whether Cates, who has pleaded not guilty by reason of disease or mental defect, should be held responsible for her actions.
Sep 22, 2015

Prosecution rests ...woman now testifying about killing Homewood man with golf club and hammer…

Trademark appeals board believes it doesn't have to void its houndstooth opinion — The U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has told a federal judge in Birmingham that it believes it does not have to follow his order to toss out their precedence-setting opinion on the University of Alabama's claims to trademark rights to the houndstooth pattern. At stake for the university is how the U.S.
Sep 19, 2015

Alabama is still fighting over trademark rights to the houndstooth pattern. This story never ends. (via @krfaulk)…

Alabama judge asks not to have to wed same-sex couples, rejects 'license to engage in sodomy' — Washington County Probate Judge Nick Williams on Wednesday afternoon asked the Alabama Supreme Court for an order that will protect him and others who refuse, based on their religious beliefs, to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The order would defy the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in June that legalized gay unions.
Sep 19, 2015

Alabama judge asks not to have to wed same-sex couples, rejects 'license to engage in sodomy'…

Alabama Supreme Court says state doesn't have to recognize lesbian adoption from Georgia — The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday refused to recognize an adoption by a lesbian mother of her three children granted by a Georgia court in 2007. The children now live in Jefferson County. A lesbian rights group, which represented the mother who adopted the children, decried the ruling.
Sep 18, 2015

AL Sup Ct Justice Tom Parker is back — & he's targeting gay adoption. Pay attention!! h/t @glennybrock @aldotcom…

Jefferson County in court to defend revised sales tax — A judge this morning will hear arguments on whether he should allow Jefferson County to revise a 1-cent sales tax originally intended exclusively to pay off the debt for the construction of new schools over the past decade.

Accountant pleads guilty in $41,098 theft from Temple Emanu-El — A former accountant for Temple Emanu-El on Birmingham's Southside pleaded guilty Tuesday in the theft of $41,098 from the temple. Charles M. Collins pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud before U.S. District Court Judge Abdul Kallon. Collins entered a plea agreement with the U.S.
Sep 01, 2015

Accountant pleads guilty in $41,098 theft from Temple Emanu-El…

Drummond lawsuit says EPA has violated Freedom of Information Act — Drummond Co. Inc. says in a federal lawsuit filed Friday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has violated the Freedom of Information Act by not providing documents related to the agency's investigation of the North Birmingham superfund site where toxic chemicals have been found in the soil.
Aug 31, 2015

RT @ALcomBirmingham: Drummond Co. federal lawsuit says EPA has violated Freedom of Information Act

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Oct 03, 2015

Okay @WalkerScoop the Tide did our part. Now it's your Gator guys' turn to do your part

Oct 03, 2015

Alabama would change lethal injection method to execute 5 inmates via @aldotcom

Oct 02, 2015

Alabama seeks execution date for man convicted in Homewood woman's slaying via @aldotcom

Sep 30, 2015

Federal judge orders new policy and training for Birmingham police use of pepper spray in schools via @aldotcom

Sep 30, 2015

DOJ lawsuit says Alabama developer violated ADA laws in construction of apartments in four states via @aldotcom

Sep 30, 2015

Alabama woman sentenced to 119 years for conviction involving sexual abuse of 9-year-old via @aldotcom

Sep 29, 2015

Gov. Robert Bentley keeps lawnmower and firearms etal; Tide Pride membership to their son. Compromise? via @aldotcom

Sep 29, 2015

RT @jgray78: We have new details about Gov. Robert Bentley's divorce settlement Thanks to @krfaulk for a huge assist #ALpolitics

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