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Huntsville Officer Getting Paid after Murder Conviction Resigns

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer who remained on his city’s payroll for two months after being convicted of murder has resigned from the Huntsville Police Department. Officer William Darby left of his own accord. Darby has been on paid leave since his May 7 conviction for shooting a suicidal man who was holding a gun to his own head….

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Resigns

Justice Glenn Murdock is stepping down from the Alabama Supreme Court. Murdoch announced his resignation Thursday in a letter to Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey. Murdock said his resignation will be effective on Jan. 16. The retiring associate justice wrote in his letter to Ivey that he wanted to “explore other professional opportunities and other ways in which I might be…

State School Superintendent Michael Sentance Resigns

State superintendent Michael Sentance has resigned.  Below is the official statement from the Alabama Department of Education: Alabama State Superintendent of Education Michael Sentance has officially submitted his letter of resignation to the Alabama State Board of Education and to Alabama Governor Kay Ivey. After one year at the helm of the state’s education system, Sentance said his experience in…

Mason Resigns as Bentley’s Senior Political Advisor

A top political aide to Governor Robert Bentley is resigning, a week after he apologized for making inappropriate remarks to her. Rebekah Caldwell Mason said in a statement Wednesday that she is resigning as Bentley’s senior policy analyst. The decision comes a week after Bentley’s admission during a news conference, where he also denied having an affair with her. The…

MPD Officer Resigns after Arrested for Leaving Crash Scene

A Montgomery police officer has resigned after being arrested for fleeing a crash scene. Montgomery Department of Public Safety Spokeswoman Martha Earnhardt said in a statement that 22-year-old G.T. Farris was involved in a two-vehicle crash early Tuesday morning. Police asked the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency to investigate after they determined one of the vehicles involved was registered to an…