Sunday, December 21, 2014

Across Alabama

A Three-Vehicle Crash Claims the Life of One Man
One man is dead and two others are injured after a three-vehicle wreck in Crenshaw County.

Church Rallies Against Same Sex Marriage
Church members in Montgomery rallied to voice their opposition to same sex marriage.

Coca-Cola Bringing New Jobs to the Capitol
NEW THIS AFTERNOON....COCA COLA WILL BE BRINGING NEW JOBS TO THE CAPITOL CITY.

Standridge to Lead Rural Caucus in Alabama House
Republican state Rep. David Standridge of Hayden has been elected chairman of the Rural Caucus in the Alabama House of Representatives.

Eighth-Graders Score Low in New Ala. Standardized Tests
New standardized tests show that half of Alabama eighth-graders aren't meeting reading and math standards

Bentley Open to Medicaid Expansion with Plan Crafted in Ala.
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says he's somewhat open to the idea of expanding Medicaid, but the plan would have to be designed by the state and would have stipulations for recipients.

Bentley Urges Ala. Lawmakers to be Leaders in Budget Crisis
Gov. Robert Bentley is challenging legislators to be leaders as they address the state's budget crisis next year.

Finance Director Suggests Pension Oversight Committee
The state finance director is urging the teachers' pension system to create a new oversight committee.

Ala. Sen. Tom Whatley Arrested on Misdemeanor
Republican state Sen. Tom Whatley of Auburn has been arrested on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge.

2016 Trial Set for Suit Over Alabama Prisoner Care
A lawsuit over medical care and mental health care for Alabama prisoners is set to go to trial in 15 months.