Judge says no attorney general testimony for now
FORT PAYNE, Ala. (AP) — A judge in Fort Payne rejected an attempt by former state Senate leader Lowell Barron to make the state attorney general testify at his trial next month on campaign finance charges.
Committee approves budget without teacher bonus
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A House committee has approved an education budget aimed at giving teachers more money for their health insurance instead of a raise or bonus.
Alabama smoking restrictions die in Legislature
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Legislation to ban smoking in many Alabama businesses has died.
Alabama committee approves Common Core 'opt out'
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama Senate Committee voted to allow local school systems to opt out of the Common Core curriculum standards, but the legislation still faces a bleak future.
Burglars target nonprofit that helps crime victims
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama nonprofit devoted to helping crime victims has found itself the victim of a burglary.