Two Alabama lawmakers are proposing a rival prison bill as an alternative to the governor's construction plan to relieve overcrowding.
The cornerstone of the proposal would pay sheriffs to house 1,500 state inmates in county jails.
The president and CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of West Alabama has been charged with possession of child pornography. The Tuscaloosa News reported the arrest of 52-year-old Anthony Dellon Bush on Monday.
A lawmaker has delayed a vote of her day care licensing bill saying she was afraid the measure would get voted down. The House of Representatives was scheduled to debate the bill Wednesday, but Warren sought a delay saying she was concerned about losing a procedural vote.
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The Alabama Senate has passed a bill that bars changes from being made to Confederate or long-standing monuments in the state.
The measure passed 24-7 Thursday after more than two hours of debate. Critics argued the bill is offensive to African-Americans.
A House committee has approved a bill to require all day cares to be licensed and end a longstanding exemption for faith-based facilities.
Alabama is one of a handful of states that exempt church-affiliated day cares from state regulation.
Alabama lawmakers have voted to create a commission that could move judge positions to areas with crowded court dockets and rapidly growing populations.The Alabama House of Representatives voted 77-15 Tuesday for the bill. It now goes to Gov. Robert Bentley for his signature.
Organizers of the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee in Selma are moving musical performances to private property following a dispute with the city over fees. Event organizers announced Monday that the Saturday musical festival will be held on private property instead of city streets as in years past.
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