MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Supreme Court is divided over whether the state Legislature is acting legally by rewriting the state Constitution a few portions at a time. Chief Justice Roy Moore and Justice Tom Parker have issued advisory opinions saying the article-by-article approach is not allowed by the Constitution.
ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. (AP) - Alexander City Police and the Alabama Bureau of Investigation are probing a fatal police-involved shooting. Authorities say an officer was responding to a fight outside a Huddle House restaurant early yesterday when one of the men involved got in his vehicle and drove toward an officer, who fired his weapon.
ASHFORD, Ala. (AP) - Authorities in Houston County say a murder-suicide involving an elderly couple appears to have been prearranged. Officials from the Houston County coroner's and sheriff's offices say that evidence suggests that 91-year-old Laurence Dantzer agreed to assist in the death of his 88-year-old wife Phyllis Dantzer before taking his own life yesterday.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Antoine Allen scored 24 points to lift South Alabama to a 78-73 victory over Texas-Arlington yesterday. Tied at 54 late in the second half, South Alabama grabbed the lead with a 16-4 run, holding off the Mavericks down the stretch.
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