(AP) Former Chicago alderman and civil rights activist Dorothy Tillman
has been convicted of criminal trespassing at a Montgomery hospital in
a dispute over her 84 year old aunt Mabel Barker's medical records.
Back on March 2 Tillman was arrested after getting into a confrontation
with security guards where she became belligerent and used racial
Municipal judge Les Hayes gave her a suspended sentence of ten
days in jail and a three hundred and fifty dollar fine.
Tillman has accused the police of brutality but has not filed charges.
Some of the incident was caught on a surveillance video camera and
shown in court.