William Darby

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 Officer Charged with Murder Takes Stand in Trial

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) – Closing arguments are scheduled Thursday in the trial of an Alabama police officer accused in the fatal shooting of a suicidal man. Huntsville Officer William Darby testified on his own behalf Wednesday, telling jurors he opened fire after Jeffrey Parker refused to drop a weapon. Darby took the stand, a day after jurors watched a video…