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DOJ Cites Hinds County for Jail Conditions

Posted: 05/21/2015 - Federal officials say faltering efforts to improve conditions at Hinds County's two jails have been inadequate to overcome decrepit physical conditions, rampant violence and poor staffing.

Attorneys Seek Hearing for Death Row Inmate

Updated: 05/19/2015 - Attorneys for a Mississippi death row inmate are asking the state Supreme Court to order a hearing on his mental health as a possible step toward overturning his conviction.

Former Officer Asks Court to Enforce Its Order

Updated: 05/19/2015 - A former Meridian police officer who won his job back in court still has not been allowed back at work, according to a motion filed in Lauderdale County Circuit Court.
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Time Runs Short on Budget Solution

Posted: 05/18/2015 - Alabama lawmakers are running short on time and options as they seek a solution to the projected General Fund shortfall for next year.

Alabama's A.G. Warns about Scam

Posted: 05/15/2015 - Alabama's attorney general is warning consumers of a scam involving people pretending to be law enforcement and demanding payments for missed jury duty and unpaid debts.

Alabama General Fund Budget Has Deep Cuts

Posted: 05/14/2015 - The Alabama House Ways and Means Committee approved an austere budget after lawmakers were unable to reach an agreement on proposed tax bills to fill a shortfall of more than $200 million.

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