Tag Archives: Alabama

ALABAMA: Former Cop Dead After Shooting State DA

The Birmingham Herald reports: A former state trooper shot Greg Griggers, the district attorney for Alabama’s 17th Judicial Circuit, in the face Thursday afternoon, according to Michael Jackson, district attorney for Alabama’s 4th Judicial Circuit. After he shot Griggers, the former trooper – whose name has not been released – was shot to death, reportedly by a law enforcement officer. …

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Trump EPA Official Indicted On Ethics Charges [VIDEO]

The Birmingham Herald reports: A Jefferson County grand jury has indicted the Southeast regional administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and a former Alabama Environmental Management Commissioner for violating state ethics laws. Charges include multiple violations of Alabama’s Ethics Act, including soliciting a thing of value from a principal, lobbyist or subordinate, and receiving money in addition that received in …

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Alabama Pastor Cuts Up Nike Products During Sermon

The Birmingham Herald reports: The Rev. Mack Morris took a hold of an old Nike headband and a wristband, held them both up before a packed church, and cut them. “I ain’t using that no more,” said Morris, the senior pastor at Woodridge Baptist Church in west Mobile during his weekly Sunday sermon. “I’ve bought my last pair of Nike …

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Roy Moore Drops Lawsuit Over Campaign Ads

The Birmingham Herald reports: Instead of filing a lawsuit, former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is dropping one. Moore’s attorney filed a motion on Friday morning seeking to dismiss a lawsuit brought in July by the former U.S. Senate candidate against several people and political action committees related to the final weeks of the Senate campaign. The lawsuit said the …

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Roy Moore Sues Super PAC For “Defamatory” Ads

Law & Crime reports: Failed Republican Senate candidate and accused sexual predator Roy Moore has filed a defamation lawsuit against a Super PAC that ran ads against him during Alabama’s 2017 special election. According to Moore’s attorney, Melissa Isaak, Highway 31 Super PAC ran defamatory and misleading ads focused on various allegations of sexual impropriety – including the charge that …

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Alabama Candidate: I Have The Endorsement Of Jesus

Hemant Mehta reports at the Friendly Atheist: Sandra Little Brown is in a runoff election tonight in a race for Jefferson County Commissioner in Alabama. And according to her own campaign literature, she has a special endorsement… from Jesus. In a Facebook video sent to AL.com on Monday, Brown stood by the flyer, which was paid for by her campaign. …

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Doug Jones: I’m Open To Approving Trump’s Nominee

CNN reports: Alabama Democratic Sen. Doug Jones said Sunday that he could vote either way on President Donald Trump’s yet-to-be announced nominee to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. “I’m open to voting yes. I’m open to voting no. We don’t know who the nominee is going to be yet,” Jones told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union. …

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ALABAMA: Man Pulls Gun At Immigration Rally After Taunting Protesters With Shouts Of “Womp, Womp”

Politico reports: A man who mimicked the derisive remarks of former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and brandished a handgun at immigration protesters in Alabama over the weekend was charged with menacing and reckless endangerment, AL.com reported Sunday. With a gun tucked into the waistband of his pants, Shane Ryan Sealy shouted “womp womp” and carried a sign that said …

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ALABAMA: Top Roy Moore Backer Arrested On 13 Felony Counts Of Medicare Fraud And Kickbacks [VIDEO]

The Birmingham Herald reports: Alabama State Rep. Ed Henry has been indicted in an ongoing federal pill mill case in Montgomery. The indictment, announced on Thursday by Middle District U.S. Attorney Louis V. Franklin Sr., charges the 47-year-old lawmaker from Hartselle with one count of conspiring to pay kickbacks and to defraud the U.S., one count of conspiring to commit …

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore’s Campaign Manager Loses House Race, Anti-Trump GOP Incumbent Forced Into Runoff

CNN reports: The Alabama congresswoman who un-endorsed Donald Trump in 2016 when the “Access Hollywood” tape went public will face a runoff election, CNN projects. Republican Rep. Martha Roby will face a July runoff to save her seat after failing to top 50% in Tuesday’s primary. Roby will face Bobby Bright — a former Democratic congressman who is now running …

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ALABAMA: Kayla Moore Loses Local GOP Race

The Birmingham Herald reports: Longtime State Republican Executive Committee member Sandra Lasseter fended off a challenge Tuesday from Kayla Moore, who is best known as the wife of Roy Moore, in the race for the committee’s Etowah County, Place 2 seat. Lasseter received 7,275 votes Tuesday, and Moore received 5,939 votes. Kayla Moore vociferously defended her husband in multiple public …

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Emergency Alerts For Season’s First Named Storm

Reuters reports: Gulf Coast residents should “take this storm seriously”, the National Weather Service said early on Sunday, as Subtropical Storm Alberto drove north, threatening heavy rains and winds to the southern coastal states. Florida, Alabama and Mississippi declared states of emergency on Saturday as the storm threatened up to 12 inches of rain over the Memorial Day weekend, as …

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ALABAMA: LGBT Group Rescinds Job Offer For Gay Politician Over Suggestion That Gov Is Secretly Lesbian

The Birmingham Herald reports: State Rep. Patricia Todd has had her employment offer from a Florida LGBTQ nonprofit rescinded for strongly suggesting that Gov. Kay Ivey is gay and deserves to be outed, the organization announced Thursday. Todd, Alabama’s first openly gay state lawmaker, was set to become executive director of the One Orlando Alliance — a group formed in …

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Alabama Gov: Those Lesbian Rumors Are Disgusting Because I’m An Anti-Gay Born Again Christian [VIDEO]

Montgomery’s CBS affiliate reports: Tuesday, District 54 Rep. Patricia Todd tweeted that she had “heard for years” that Ivey was gay. In a sit down interview with CBS 42, Ivey called the speculation untrue. “it’s disgusting because they’re not telling the truth “I don’t have a clue [where this came from] but i do know that it’s a bold faced …

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Alabama Gov Issues Her Second Denial Of “Disgraceful, Disgusting Lie” That She Is A Closeted Lesbian [VIDEO]

“This most recent personal attack against me is beyond disgraceful. It’s a disgusting lie being pushed by a paid left wing liberal political operative. There is absolutely no truth to it. It’s false. It’s wrong. It’s a bald faced lie. And I’m not gonna let them get away with it. Whether these attacks are malicious or ignorant or both – …

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ALABAMA: Gay Lawmaker Suggests Gov. Kay Ivey Is A Closeted Lesbian, Ivey Spox Calls It A “Disgusting Lie”

The Birmingham Herald reports: Patricia Todd, Alabama’s only openly gay state legislator, posted comments on social media Tuesday night suggesting that Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is gay. Todd, who is not seeking re-election to office this year, posted the comments on Facebook and Twitter. The Ivey campaign denied the accusation. “This is a disgusting lie being pushed by a paid …

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore Teases Run For Governor

Via press release: At a press conference on April 30, 2018 announcing the filing of a defamation lawsuit against my accusers, a reporter asked me if I had plans to run for public office again. “I have no plans at this time for running for anything,” I said. The reporter continued: “Not even Governor?” I answered: “No.” The Associated Press …

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore Files Lawsuit Against Accusers, Alleges “Orchestrated Political Conspiracy” Against Him

Birmingham’s ABC affiliate reports: Roy Moore continues to fight those he says conspired against him in the U.S. special Senate election. On Monday, Moore’s attorney fired a legal shot directly at his accusers. Roy Moore says there was an orchestrated political conspiracy against that caused him to lose the election. At a news conference held in Etowah County, his attorney …

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