US Home Prices March Upward as Buyers Fight Over Low Supply

U.S. home prices rose in April from a year earlier, lifted by bidding wars in many cities where would-be buyers compete for a sparse supply of homes. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index moved up 6.6 percent from a year earlier, led by outsize gains in Seattle, Las Vegas and San Francisco. All three cities showed double-digit gains….

Gov. Ivey Appoints Will Sellers to Supreme Court

Gov. Kay Ivey is appointing Birmingham attorney William B. Sellers to the Alabama Supreme Court. Sellers will fill the associate justice seat previously held by Lyn Stuart. Stuart was appointed chief justice after Roy Moore resigned following his permanent suspension. Ivey’s office announced Sellers’ appointment Thursday. Sellers is a partner in the Montgomery office of a prominent Alabama law firm,…