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Alabama House Speaker Indicted

Mike Hubbard has been indicted on 23 felony charges by a Lee County grand jury. If convicted, Hubbard faces a maximum penalty of two to 20 years in prison and up to $30,000 in fines for each count. Hubbard, 52, who led a historic Republican takeover of the state Legislature during the 2010 election, was [...]

An Alabama man shot an undetonated grenade into his thigh, prompting bomb disposal experts to rush to the scene which resulted in an eight-hour stand-off. The unidentified 62-year-old man and two paramedics were held outside UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, fearing for their lives from 11pm to 7am on Friday as experts warned one move could [...]

An Alabama pastor announced in a series of sermons that he has slept with members of the congregation without revealing that he has full-blown AIDS. Pastor Juan Demetrius McFarland, with 23 years of leadership,  confessed to worshipers at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church on Sept. 14th, that he contracted HIV in 2003 and discovered in 2008 [...]

A radical anti-choice law in Alabama. would put minors on trial if they do not obtain parental consent. A guardian is appointed for their fetus, and could drag family, friends, and acquaintances into court. In addition, the fetus gets a lawyer. No, seriously. The child (already alive) seeking the abortion (not alive) would be put [...]

3 Dead In Alabama UPS Shooting

At least three people are dead after a shooter entered a UPS Customer Center in the Inglenook community in north Birmingham.   At about 9:30 a.m., police received multiple calls of an active shooter as employees fled from the scene. “We have no information regarding the motivation,” Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper said.. “We have [...]

An Alabama town’s police department explains why an enormous, half a million dollar militarized piece of equipment, obtained from the Pentagon, is necessary in a city with only 6,023 residents. The unrest in Ferguson, Missouri has brought attention to our militarized police departments. Chief Mike Reynolds of Chickasaw says he understands why the MRAP, a mine [...]

An Alabama couple has been charged with raping a mentally incapacitated 17-year-old relative multiple times in an unsuccessful attempt to impregnate her so they could keep the baby, according to what prosecutors said on Monday. The wife watched as the man assaulted the girl. According to court documents, the girl screamed during the assaults, which [...]

As you can see in the above picture, Ed White Middle School in Huntsville, which sits across Sparkman Drive from the Alabama Women’s Wellness Center (AWWC), has had enough of anti-abortion activists using their parking lot to protest the presence of a nearby doctor who they wrongly believe is currently providing abortions. As we told [...]

In an attempt to erect a courthouse monument featuring the Ten Commandments, Jackson County Commissioner Tim Guffney wants us to believe that the Ten Commandments has nothing to do with religion. “What I’m trying to do is erect a monument of historical documents,” Guffey said Thursday in an interview with AL.com. “It’s the Constitution, the [...]

We told you in March that sororities at the University of Alabama won the right to ban blacks. It’s now sorority week, and more women than ever are expected to rush. For all the continued interest in these organizations, it’s not clear that real, systemic change has been made within them. After the Crimson White‘s report [...]

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