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Suit Accuses Alabama Housing Authority of Racial Segregation

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – The federal government has filed suit accusing an Alabama housing program of segregating residents by race in low-income apartments. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday against the Housing Authority of Ashland and three companies that were identified as owners of apartments in the Clay County town. The suit alleges officials purposely have divided residents by race since…

City of Montgomery Settles Panhandling Lawsuit

The Southern Poverty Law Center announced Tuesday the city of Montgomery has settled a lawsuit on behalf of people who pandhandle. The lawsuit was filed in February by the SPLC, ACLU of Alabama, and the National Homelessness Law Center on behalf of people who panhandle filed the lawsuit last February. As part of the settlement the city of Montgomery will…

Trump Campaign Retreats from Key Claim in Pennsylvania Suit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – President Donald Trump’s campaign is withdrawing a central part of its lawsuit seeking to stop the certification of the election results in Pennsylvania. Democrat Joe Biden captured the state to help win the White House. Ahead of a Tuesday hearing in the case, Trump’s campaign dropped the allegation that hundreds of thousands of mail-in and absentee…

Family of 8-year-old Killed in Riverchase Galleria Shooting Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

1/3King Williams Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3Demetrius Jackson Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3Courtesy: ABC 33/40 Montez Moses Miracle Coleman Show Caption Hide Caption The family of 8-year-old Royta Giles Jr. has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover. Giles was killed during a shooting inside of the mall on July 3rd. The family filed a lawsuit…

Inmates Sue Prison Guards After Being Beaten While Cuffed

Two previously beaten Elmore Correctional Facility inmates, Cortney Rolley and Christopher Hampton are suing the prison guard who assaulted them as well as other employees of the facility who conspired to conceal the assault. Authorities say Sgt. Ulysses Oliver Jr. the guard who beat the two inmates faces up to 20 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to assaulting…

City of Tallassee Almost Set to Acquire Mill Property

The city of Tallassee is one step closer to acquiring the Mount Vernon Pine mill property. For year s, the mill was a major source of income for residents. It closed in 2005 and was destroyed by a fire in 2016. “A lot of people in this town, that’s what put food on the table, put clothes on their back,”…

Kim Kardashian West Sues Doctor Over ‘Vampire Facial’

Kim Kardashian West, seen here in a 2018 photo. (Evan Agostini | Invision/AP) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West is suing an Alabama doctor over claims he wrongly used her image to promote a medical procedure called a “Vampire Facial.” West filed suit Tuesday in Los Angeles against Dr. Charles Runels of Fairhope, Alabama. The suit…

Family Files Lawsuit Against Troy Police Officers From 2017 Incident

A Pike County family is suing five former and current officers of Troy Police Department for damages, resulting from a 2017 incident. It was a story that gained national attention. Ulysses Wilkerson and his mother Angela Williams are seeking recovery of medical costs they say resulted from Wilkerson being beaten by the officers. Wilkerson was 17-years-old at the time of…

Roy Moore Files Lawsuit Over ’17 Campaign Ads

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Republican Roy Moore has filed a lawsuit against people involved with a group that spent millions against him in the 2017 U.S. Senate race. Moore announced the defamation lawsuit Friday. In a press statement, he said it was part of “fraudulent campaign tactics” against him in the 2017 race he lost to Sen. Doug Jones. The…