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Grand jury may be investigating Alabama Governor Robert Bentley

Probe centers on the governor’s alleged affair with a former aide

♦By Rich Shumate, Chickenfriedpolitics.com editor

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (CFP) — A special prosecutor has been put in charge of a federal investigation of Alabama… 560 more words

Feds question Alabama governor's ex-law enforcement chief

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – An attorney says the former law enforcement chief who accused Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley of having an affair with an adviser has been questioned by federal investigators about the governor’s administration. 106 more words


The Governor Bentley scandal like you've never seen it before

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — It’s the Governor Bentley scandal told like you’ve never heard it before. The first ever Birmingham Comedy Festival kicked off Friday night with “A Roast of Governor Bentley Presented by Goulash Comedy” at Saturn Birmingham. 219 more words

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Birmingham's 1st comedy festival takes place this weekend

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — I’ll open with a question that is posted on the Birmingham Comedy Festival’s Facebook page: “There are countless writers, comedians, actors and radio hosts who have or currently call Birmingham home – Can you believe that this state has never had a comedy festival to celebrate our talent and history?” 391 more words

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Jury selection to begin in Hubbard trial

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — Jury selection begins on Monday in one of the state’s most anticipated trials. Mike Hubbard, the Speaker of the House, is going on trial on felony ethics charges. 354 more words

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Gov. Bentley's spokeswoman to resign next month

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley’s longtime spokeswoman is resigning next month.

Communications director Jennifer Ardis said Friday that she wanted a change after nearly 10 years in the governor’s office, six with Bentley and four with Gov. 78 more words


Etowah Co. announcing Kratom seizure plans at press conference

ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) –Law enforcement Tuesday hit different convenient stores around Etowah County seizing Katrom. They said they seized around $100,000 worth of Kratom.These seizures come after… 167 more words