Lillie Dunn

Alabama Reschedules Execution Previously Blocked By Court

The Alabama Supreme Court has set another execution date for an inmate whose execution was previously blocked because of his declining health. Justices on Wednesday said Vernon Madison will be put to death on Jan. 25. Madison was convicted in the 1985 killing of Mobile Police Officer Julius Schulte. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had previously ruled that…

$10,000 Reward Offered in Homicide

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information that will lead to the person responsible for the death of a 27-year-old Clanton woman. Al.com reports the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says its investigators have chase down every lead since Melissa Ann Cleckler’s body was found Nov. 2. Sheriff John Samaniego said her body was at the location for a couple…

MPD Launches Homicide Investigation

The Montgomery Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation following the Thursday evening shooting death of Justin Adams, 21, who was killed when a verbal dispute led to violence. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 1200 block of Forest Avenue on Thursday, Nov. 17, at about 8:30 p.m. in reference to a single-vehicle crash. At the scene, they located…

Alabama GOP Gets Increasing Heat About Moore

Washington Republicans are tightening pressure on Alabama’s GOP to keep a defiant Roy Moore from being elected to the Senate next month. Many are voicing hope that President Donald Trump could use his clout to resolve a problem that Republicans say leaves them with no easy options. Washington Republicans are tightening pressure on Alabama’s GOP to keep a defiant Roy…

Pi Kappa Phi Revokes Charter of Florida State Frat Chapter

Pi Kappa Phi’s national organization has revoked the charter of the fraternity’s chapter at Florida State University following the Nov. 3 death of a pledge. CEO Mark Times said in a statement Friday that the only appropriate action was to close the Beta Eta chapter after determining it had violated the fraternity’s social event management policies during an event Nov….

Data firm CEO: Reached out to WikiLeaks about Clinton emails

The CEO of a data firm that worked for President Donald Trump’s campaign says he reached out to WikiLeaks during the campaign about obtaining emails related to Democrat Hillary Clinton. Alexander Nix, CEO of Cambridge Analytica, says the outreach was in “early June 2016” after WikiLeaks Editor Julian Assange had publicly claimed he had Clinton emails and planned to publish…

Breakfast at Tiffany’s Comes to Life at New York Store

Having breakfast at Tiffany’s isn’t just a big screen fantasy anymore. The New York-based Tiffany & Co. jewelry chain has opened a restaurant at its flagship Fifth Avenue location in Manhattan, and the menu does include breakfast. The store is the setting for Audrey Hepburn’s classic 1961 film “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” Tiffany’s Blue Box Cafe opened its doors Friday. The…

The Latest: GOPers call Roy Moore story ‘deeply troubling’

The top Senate Republican says if the report about Alabama candidate Roy Moore and sexual contact with a 14-year-old is true, he should drop out of the race. In a one-sentence statement Thursday, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says: “If these allegations are true, he must step aside.” The response was swift from Senate Republicans shortly after The Washington Post story…

Self-Operating Shuttle Bus Crashes After Launch

A driverless shuttle bus has crashed less than two hours after it was launched in Las Vegas. Police say no injuries were reported in the Wednesday crash between the self-operating vehicle and a semi-truck. It’s not yet clear what caused the wreck. Officials had hosted an unveiling ceremony to promote what they described as the nation’s first self-driving shuttle pilot…

Alabama City Shuts Down Nightclub Where 9 Shot

An east Alabama city is shutting down a nightclub where two people were killed and seven others were wounded last month. The Opelika-Auburn News reports the Lanett City Council has voted to close Club Addiction. Council Charles Looser says he listened to what police said about the club, and he listened to the owner. Looser says he believes closing the…