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Second Troy University Fraternity Suspended for Alleged Hazing

Another Troy University fraternity has been suspended for rules violations, including possible hazing. According to university officials, the chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon is now under investigation for the alleged incidents. The Dean of Student Services Herb Reeves says the situation was brought to the university’s attention after the DKE national organization received a report through its hazing hotline. So…

Protesters Rally at Hearing for Justice Roy Moore

A court is considering whether suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore should lose his job for an order on gay marriage. The Alabama Court of the Judiciary held a hearing Monday on judicial investigators’ request to remove Moore from office. Moore denies any wrongdoing and is asking the court to dismiss administrative charges filed earlier this year. Moore is accused…

Tallapoosa Co. Judge Suspended over Sexually Charged Messages

Courtesy of tallapoosaprobate.com/judge DADEVILLE, Ala. (AP) – An Alabama judge is suspended after being accused of sending sexual messages to a woman he met when she went to his office to wed another man. State judicial investigators filed administrative charges against Tallapoosa County Probate Judge Leon Archer on Wednesday. The complaint says Archer met a woman in 2013 when she…

Federal Judge to Decide Roy Moore Suit Without a Hearing

A federal judge in Montgomery says he will decide Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore’s lawsuit against state judicial investigators without a hearing. U.S. District Judge Harold Albritton issued an order Wednesday saying his eventual decision will be based on legal documents alone. Albritton canceled a hearing set for Thursday in the same order. The decision came after the judge conferred…

Trial Date Set for Suspended Chief Justice Roy Moore

A court has set a tentative date for the trial of suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. An order released Monday by the Alabama Court of the Judiciary says Moore’s trial on judicial ethics charges will begin Sept. 28 if the case isn’t over before then. The case could come to an earlier end if the court agrees with judicial…

Suspended Chief Justice, Roy Moore, Defends His Marriage Memo

Alabama’s suspended Chief Justice Roy Moore is defending his January memo to probate judges regarding same-sex marriage. The state’s Judicial Inquiry Commission has accused Moore of disrespecting the judiciary by telling judges the state’s injunction against gay marriage remained in effect despite the Supreme Court’s ruling that gays and lesbians have a fundamental right to marry. Moore responded in an…

Former Alabama Linebacker, Suspended 10 Games by NFL for Substance-Abuse Violations

IRVING, Texas (AP) – Two people with knowledge of the situation says Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended for the first 10 games next season for his second violation of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy in as many years. McClain was suspended the first four games last season. He signed a second straight one-year deal with the Cowboys in…

Tennis Star, Maria Sharapova, Suspended Two Years for Doping

LONDON (AP) – Maria Sharapova has been suspended for two years by the International Tennis Federation for testing positive for meldonium at the Australian Open. The ruling, announced Wednesday, can be appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The five-time Grand Slam champion was provisionally suspended by the ITF in early March, when she announced at a news conference…

Alabama GOP Passes Resolution to Support Chief Justice Roy Moore

The Alabama Republican Party has passed a resolution to support suspended state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore. Alabama GOP officials said in a statement Monday that the party passed a resolution in opposition to Moore’s potential removal from office. A Judicial Inquiry Committee complaint against Moore stems from a January order he sent to probate judges saying an Alabama…