- Prosecutor: Alabama speaker made $2.3 million off his office Updated: May-24-16 6:51 pm
OPELIKA, Alabama - Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard went on trial Tuesday on felony ethics charges that could result in his removal from office, with a prosecutor telling jurors the powerful Republican legislator illegally made $2.3 million off his state position and GOP chairmanship despite promising to clean up corruption in the Statehouse.
- The Latest: Lobbyist says his firm handled Hubbard payments Updated: May-24-16 6:16 pm
OPELIKA, Alabama - The Latest on the Alabama House speaker's trial (all times local):
- Summary of charges against the speaker of Alabama's House Updated: May-22-16 11:43 am
OPELIKA, Alabama - Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard goes on trial Tuesday. He is accused of using his political positions to make money and obtain financial favors from lobbyists and companies with business before the Alabama Legislature. Hubbard says he is innocent. Among the charges:
- Jury being selected for indicted Alabama GOP House speaker Updated: May-16-16 4:58 pm
OPELIKA, Alabama - Jury selection began Monday in the corruption trial of Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, who is charged with violating the tough state ethics law passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature he helped bring to power nearly six years ago.
- The Latest: Jury selection begins for Alabama House speaker Updated: May-16-16 12:38 pm
OPELIKA, Alabama - The Latest on the ethics trial of Alabama House speaker(all times local):
- Alabama governor's spokeswoman to resign next month Updated: May-13-16 10:04 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley's longtime spokeswoman said Friday that she is resigning next month.
- Gov. Bentley signs 2 controversial abortion bills into law Updated: May-12-16 4:39 pm
MONTOMERY, Alabama - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Thursday signed legislation into law that could shutter the state's two largest abortion providers.
- Bentley: Special legislative session still an option Updated: May-11-16 5:39 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Gov. Robert Bentley said Wednesday that he hasn't ruled out the possibility of a special session to wrap up unfinished business but legislators need a break first.
- Harsh history: Alabama county may cover up slavery murals Updated: May-05-16 3:29 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - As officials across the South wrestle with what to do about public monuments that reflect a racist heritage, an Alabama county may cover up two courthouse murals that some call offensive.
- Alabama passes bill to close abortion clinics near schools Updated: May-05-16 12:51 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - At least one Alabama abortion clinic will be forced to move under a bill the state Legislature passed Wednesday.
- Oil spill bill, Medicaid fix stumbles at session's end Updated: May-03-16 11:30 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Legislation dictating how to spend Alabama's oil spill settlement money - and provide a funding fix for Medicaid - is dead for the legislative session after senators could not agree Tuesday on how to use the $1 billion windfall.
- Governor facing impeachment push: I've done nothing illegal Updated: Apr-29-16 3:08 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Embattled Gov. Robert Bentley on Friday maintained he has done nothing wrong, just a day after Alabama lawmakers revived an impeachment effort against him.
- House approves prison construction after lengthy debate Updated: Apr-29-16 12:34 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The House of Representatives on Thursday approved Gov. Robert Bentley's $800 million prison construction proposal, but with a major condition.
- US to states: Make it easier for ex-prisoners to obtain IDs Updated: Apr-25-16 6:19 pm
WASHINGTON - States should make it easier for convicted felons to obtain state-issued identification after they get out of prison, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Monday in announcing a set of measures aimed at helping smooth the return to society for the hundreds of thousands of inmates released each year.