All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Alabama’

Alabama Bill To Be Named After Tim Cook

In October, Tim Cook penned a piece for Bloomberg Buisnessweek in which he publicly came out as gay. Now, it appears that an anti-discrimination bill in Alabama is to be named after him. Reuters reports: Democratic state Representative Patricia Todd, Alabama’s sole openly gay lawmaker, said on Wednesday that Apple was initially hesitant about having Cook’s name on her bill, …

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5 Kids Found Dead: South Carolina Father Charged With Murder

Timothy Jones Jr., a South Carolina Father, is facing murder charges for allegedly killing his five young children. The Associated Press reported that he wrapped their bodies in garbage bags, then drove 400 miles into Wilcox County, Alabama to dump them. Yesterday, Jones lead investigators to that site, so they could transport them back to Lexington, South Carolina. “I made …

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Alabama Gay Sex Ban Ruled Unconstitutional By Court Of Appeals

You may not be able to marry someone of the same sex in Alabama, but now you can at least have sex with them. The Associated Press reported that the Alabama court of appeals has declared an anti-sodomy law unconstitutional. In other words, consensual sex between two people of the same sex is no longer against the law in Alabama. …

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Billboard Hitler Quote Leads to Apology

In a blatant case of being completely out of touch, an Alabama Christian organization was forced to apologize this week for a billboard displaying a quote from Adolf Hitler. According to a report in the Columbus, Georgia Ledger-Enquirer, the billboard was put up in Auburn, Alabama on Friday. The sign has now been removed due to complaints and mockery from …

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Jessica Korda Wins Airbus LPGA Classic

Jessica Korda won the Airbus LPGA Classic on Sunday in Mobile, AL. “It’s very sweet,” the 21-year-old Bradenton, FL native said. “Finally on U.S. soil and somewhat close to Florida.” The tournament took place on The Crossings course at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail’s Magnolia Grove complex. “I just love it here. I love Alabama, I love this golf …

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‘The Voice’ Winner: Were You Surprised?

The Voice winner was crowned on Tuesday night with some fans no doubt in shock over who it turned out to be. Do note that if you haven’t yet watched Tuesday night’s episode via your DVR on a service like On Demand that the following content contains a spoiler. Many fans believed Team Adam’s Christina Grimmie was a shoe-in for …

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Nick Saban Goes On Rampant Spree of Photobombs

Coach Nick Saban may be ethical according to the state of Alabama, but that hasn’t stopped him from going on a rampant spree of photobombs. The government of Alabama, according to Dr. Saturday, requires all public employees who make more than $75,000 a year to file a form with the state ethics commission. Lucky for Saban, he got his in …

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Alabama Man Sentenced in KKK Murder-For-Hire Plot

An Alabama man was sentenced today in federal court on charges stemming from a murder-for-hire plot. The man, Allen Wayne Densen Morgan, was found guilty last fall for attempting to hire Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members to murder his neighbor. The 29-year-old Morgan has been sentenced to six years in prison. “Mr. Morgan detailed his calculated desire to end his …

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Marlon Humphrey, Five-Star Recruit, Commits To Alabama

Well, it is no surprise that an elite high school player would pick Alabama as their school of choice. Marlon Humphrey, a five-star recruit, chose to remain in his home state when he committed to Alabama. Humphrey will join a recruiting class for the Alabama Crimson tide that was already looking strong, and just got even better. He is ranked …

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Alabama Officials Failed to Protect Prisoners From Sexual Abuse, Says DOJ

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) this week released its findings for an investigation into abuses at the Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka, Alabama. Officials have officially found that prison officials violated prisoners’ constitutional rights by failing to protect them from sexual abuse by prison staff. According to the DOJ, Tutwiler Prison was rife with sexual and physical …

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Lane Kiffin to Interview for Alabama OC Position

And the coaching carousel continues. While much clamor has been made concerning the massive amount of firings and hirings occurring in the NFL, coaching changes have been relatively quiet on the college side of the equation. Cue Lane Kiffin. Wednesday, reports surfaced that Alabama’s offensive coordinator, Doug Nussmeier, was planning to take the same position at the University of Michigan. …

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Alabama Mom Attacks Oklahoma Student at Game

If you thought the jump by Michigan State’s Kyler Elsworth to stop Stanford near the end of the Rose Bowl was impressive, wait until you see the leap this Alabama mom made during an attack on an Oklahoma student. While it’s certainly not unheard of for fights to break out at football games, it’s not every day that you see …

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