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“Family Values” Governor of Alabama Facing Impeachment Proceedings Over Extramarital Affair

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley
CREDIT: AP PHOTO

GOP Governor who campaigned heavily against same-sex marriage and LGBT rights  Caught on camera admitting infidelity, says he won’t resign   Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, a Republican who campaigned heavily on “family values” and pledged to fight “tooth and nail” against same-sex marriage following the Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision, says …

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Montgomery Police Open Their Own Investigation Into Greg Gunn’s Death Because Officers Are Angry Over Aaron Smith’s Arrest

Mayor Todd Strange - Is opening an MPD investigation good public relations or the beginning of a cover up?

Monday evening Mayor Todd Strange of Montgomery, Alabama said that city officials along with the Montgomery Police Department would begin their own investigation into the Feb. 25 officer-involved shooting death of Gregory Gunn.  The officer was arrested and charged with murder last Wednesday. Gunn, an unarmed 59-year-old black man with …

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Defense Attorney For Officer Who Shot Unarmed Greg Gunn Says He Was Only Arrested To Silence Protesters; Second Autopsy Results Are In

Lawyers say Smith (pictured holding hands with mother Kim, and with attorneys behind him) was placed in a situation which justified the use of deadly force, though few details of the killing have emerged
(Daily Mail/ AP)

Two days ago Montgomery police officer Aaron Smith was arrested for murder after state investigators determined there was enough evidence that the man he shot and killed last week was not a threat to the officer.  District Attorney Daryl Bailey stated that the arrest was made because they had determined …

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Tough Questions About The Unexplained Police Killing Of Greg Gunn Go Unanswered, BLM Zeroes In While Community Demands Accountability

(Twitter: Josh Moon) Mayor Todd Stranger at a Public Q&A session at Montgomery city hall on Monday

The officially-released facts in the killing of Greg Gunn last Thursday morning in Montgomery, Alabama are few and sometimes contradictory. One certainty is that no answer has been given as to what led at least one police officer to shoot this unarmed 59-year-old black resident of the Mobile Heights neighborhood five …

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Unarmed Black Man Gary Gunn Walking Home At Night Killed By Montgomery Police Who Can Only Say He “Appeared Suspicious”

Gary Gunn, shot and killed by a police officer Thursday morning, has not been suspected of any crime and was likely unarmed (Source: Family)

Next in tonight’s lethal force double feature, we turn to Montgomery, Alabama for the death of 59-year old black man, Greg Gunn, shot and killed at around 3:20 Thursday morning outside of his neighbor’s home on his own street for simply appearing to be “suspicious”. In contrast to the officer-involved …

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Former Officer Arrested In Houston County On Valentine’s Day For Felony Aggravated Stalking–For The Second Time!

Jeffrey Lee Schulmerich

Houston County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Jeffrey Lee Schulmerich, 51, a former Dothan police officer on Valentine’s Day and charged him with felony aggravated stalking. According to Sheriff’s Capt. Antonio Gonzalez, deputies served Schulmerich with a felony warrant on Sunday for a previous event that did not happen on Valentine’s …

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Former Sheriff’s Deputy in Alabama Arrested On Three Sexual Abuse Of Minors Charges

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Carl Nathan Weeks Jr., 33, a former Franklin County sheriff’s deputy was arrested by the State Bureau of Investigation on three charges of sexual abuse involving minors.  A grand jury later indicted Weeks on six total counts of sexual abuse including one account of rape. Weeks is a current member of …

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