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Alabama County to Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Alabama County to Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Federal Judge Callie Granade obliged Alabama Mobile county to issue same-sex marriage licenses on Thursday. The order acts also as a warning to probate judges across the state to start releasing same-sex marriage licenses. Granade said judge Don Davies cannot deny couples a license based on the fact that the plaintiffs form a same-sex couple […]

Same-Sex Marriage Gaining Momentum

Same-Sex Marriage Gaining Momentum

There has been some controversy over certain judges not issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples after being reinstated by the U.S. Supreme Court. Throughout the state of Alabama, there is much confusion on whether the county judges will allow the issue of marriage licenses to same-sex couples, which slowed the momentum gained. Out of the […]

Gay Marriage Law Is Ignored by Alabama Judge

Gay Marriage Law Is Ignored by Alabama Judge

On the day same-sex marriages were scheduled to become legal, Alabama judge refused to give permits to requesting lawyers. Chief Justice Roy S. Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court defied the Supreme Court’s ruling stating “Effective immediately, no probate judge of the State of Alabama shall issue or recognize a marriage license that is inconsistent,” […]

‘Selma’ Sends Powerful Message, but Is It All True?

‘Selma’ Sends Powerful Message, but Is It All True?

The film Selma, set to open this Friday in theatres, sends a powerful message to filmgoers about Civil Rights in 1965, but recent statements have asserted that not everything presented in the movie may be true. This article explores a recently uncovered announcement about historic information. The latest report from historian Julian Zelizer claims that […]

Montgomery Shooting at Baptist South Hospital

Montgomery Shooting at Baptist South Hospital

Montgomery police have responded to reports of a shooting on the campus of Baptist South Hospital. Initial accounts indicate that one man was shot in the medical center. His exact condition is not known at this time, but the reports say that his wound was not life-threatening.  Police representative, Sergeant Denise Barnes, made the first […]

Alabama Police Narcotics Team Involved in Shooting

Alabama Police Narcotics Team Involved in Shooting

In Prichard, Alabama there has been a shooting associated with an officer of the Mobile County Street Enforcement Narcotics Team (MCSENT) from the Mobile County Police Department. According to available information, a suspect was shot once in the leg after he drew an automatic weapon on the officer. The suspect has been taken from the […]

Mobile Police Vehicles Left Burning After Pursuit

Mobile Police Vehicles Left Burning After Pursuit

A portion of interstate 10 eastbound at mile marker 8 has been shut down by police after two Mobile County Sheriff’s Office  vehicles were involved in an accident with a car they were pursuing that left both vehicles burning on the road. According to one report, the police vehicles rammed the vehicle during the chase, […]

Safari Company Charged With Selling Illegal Rhino Hunts to U.S. Hunters

Safari Company Charged With Selling Illegal Rhino Hunts to U.S. Hunters

The alleged leader of a South African syndicate dealing in the poaching and trafficking of rhinos was indicted on Thursday by the U.S. Dawie Groenewald runs the company Out of Africa Adventurous Safaris with his brother, Janneman Groenewald, which is charged with selling illegal South African wildlife hunts. Both men have been indicted in Alabama […]

Special Needs Teenage Student Used as ‘Bait’ to Catch Rapist Is Raped

Special Needs Teenage Student Used as ‘Bait’ to Catch Rapist Is Raped

An Alabama special needs teenage student, age 14, was used as “bait” by teachers who wanted to try and catch a rapist. However the teen girl was in turn raped herself inside a bathroom. The disturbing plan happened at Sparkman Middle School in the town of Toney, Alabama. The teachers planned to catch the boy […]

In Alabama Three People Killed in UPS Shooting

In Alabama Three People Killed in UPS Shooting

In Alabama, three people, including the gunman, were reportedly killed in a shooting which occurred on Tuesday at a United Parcel Service (UPS) warehouse. The shooting took place at 4601 Inglenook Lane, to the north of Birmingham. Police also stated that all of the deceased appeared to be UPS personnel. Police officers discovered the victims […]

5 Missing Children Found Dead: Father Confesses

5 Missing Children Found Dead: Father Confesses

On September 3, 2014 five children were reported missing by their mother in South Carolina after they did not return home with their father, and they have been found dead in Alabama. Tim Jones Jr. was arrested on unrelated charges in Mississippi, confessed to the crime, and told police where to find the bodies of […]

Alabama Atheist Activist Getting Death Threats From Alleged Christians

Alabama Atheist Activist Getting Death Threats From Alleged Christians

In Alabama, an atheist activist by the name of Amanda Scott started getting death threats and hate mail from alleged Christians after she started speaking out against a planned In God We Trust display. It was to be set up at one of the state government buildings in Mobile. Scott, age 21, who is a […]

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