Attorney General Steve Marshall

Clarke Co. Sheriff Resigns Amid Impeachment Probe

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – An Alabama sheriff has resigned ahead of an impeachment proceeding that sought to remove him from office. Attorney General Steve Marshall’s office announced Wednesday that Clarke County Sheriff William Ray Norris is resigning effective June 1. That is a day before Norris was to appear in a hearing at the Alabama Supreme Court to respond to…

Alabama Democratic Party Wants Investigation into Sec. of State John Merrill

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill The head of the Alabama Democratic Party says he wants an investigation into Republican Secretary of State John Merrill. Merrill announced last week that he would not be seeking political office in next year’s elections. He has said he made choices that were not in the best interest of his family. He told al.com…

AG Steve Marshall Paying Tribute to Fallen Lowndes County Sheriff “Big John” Williams

(Source: Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office) Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall will pay tribute to the late Lowndes County Sheriff “Big John” Williams at a law enforcement ceremony Wednesday, April 7, 2:00 p.m. in Hayneville. Attorney General Marshall will join local officials at Lowndes County Courthouse (courtroom) in paying tribute to Sheriff  Williams, who lost his life in the line of…

Alabama AG Responds to Former Speaker’s Sentencing Reduction

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is responding to a circuit court judge’s decision to reduce the sentencing of former House Speaker Mike Hubbard. Attorney General Marshall said he was disappointed with Lee County Circuit Court Judge Jacob Walker’s decision to reduce Hubbard’s sentence from 48 months to 28 months. “Mr. Hubbard was convicted of the intentional violation of Alabama’s ethics…

Board to Certify Alabama Election Results on Monday

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama’s results from the Nov. 3 election will become official on Monday. The state canvassing board is set to meet at the Capitol Monday morning to certify results from each of Alabama’s 67 counties. The move will make President Donald Trump’s overwhelming victory in the state official over President-elect Joe Biden. It will also settle numerous…

Lee Co. District Attorney Faces Charge in Montgomery County in Addition to Lee County

The Attorney General’s office has announced the arrest of Brandon Hughes, the District Attorney for the 37th Judicial Circuit, for perjury, an additional charge to those announced earlier. Hughes’ office is based in Opelika. Hughes’s arrest for perjury in Montgomery follows his indictment in Lee County charging him with multiple counts of violating the State’s Ethics Act, conspiracy to commit…