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Lawsuit Says Alabama Blocking Solar Power with Unfair Fees

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The fees imposed by the Alabama Power company on customers who generate their own electricity with rooftop or on-site solar panels are now the subject of a federal lawsuit against the state’s regulators. Environmental groups argue that punishing fees are purposely discouraging the adoption of solar power in the sun-rich state. Alabama Power maintains that the…

Family of Black Man Killed by Alabama Police Sue Over Death

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Relatives of a mentally ill Black man who was shot to death by police in 2019 have filed a federal lawsuit claiming officers wrongly broke into his home and killed him without reason. The suit filed Thursday in Birmingham claims officers in Pickens County unjustly shot Wallace Wilder inside his apartment in the west Alabama town…

Former Samford University Student Caused $400K in Damage During Prank

Courtesy: Facebook BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Samford University has sued a former student who they say participated in a prank that caused more than $400,000 in damage to a fraternity house where he lived. Samford University filed a federal lawsuit against John Brody Cantrell this week. The school says Cantrell and his friend, Christopher Wilson, went to the attic of…

Trump Campaign Lawsuit over Pennsylvania Vote Heads to Court

A hearing on the Trump campaign’s federal lawsuit seeking to prevent Pennsylvania officials from certifying the vote results remains on track. It’s scheduled for Tuesday in Williamsport, after the judge quickly denied the campaign’s new lawyer’s request for a delay. The Trump campaign wants to prevent certification of state voting results that give President-elect Joe Biden Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes….