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Scammers claim to be U.S. Marshals, officials say; AG Marshall: 'Hang up' if called

A dangerous scam has been attempted on some Lee County businesses, local officials say. According to the Lee County District Attorney’s Office, law enforcement received reports about a person contacting local businesses claiming to be from the U.S. Marshals Office investigating counterfeit bills.

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'Good Time' laws blamed for killing of Bibb County deputy?

“If we just keep being more lenient, and lenient, and lenient, and we are going to keep having more police officers die because of our justice system.”

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Former Alabama nursing home administrator sentenced for stealing over $50k from residents

Attorney General Steve Marshall has announced the conviction and sentencing of Paige Taylor Smith for theft from residents of a Shelby Co.and Montgomery Co. nursing home while she was employed as a business office manager at the facilities. 

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AG Marshall gives updates on Alabama's abortion law

Attorney General (AG) Steve Marshall continues to offer elucidation on Alabama’s abortion law that took effect after the Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade.

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Morning after pills not covered in abortion ban, says AG's office

The Alabama Attorney General’s (AG) office has stated that emergency contraceptives, commonly called “morning-after pills,” are not covered in the state’s recent abortion ban.

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AG Marshall announces sentencing of St. Clair Co. man in child abuse case

Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the sentencing of a St. Clair Co. man for sex crimes against a child.

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Blanket Fort Hope gets stamp of approval from AG Steve Marshall

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall recently made a visit to a property in Columbiana to view the plans and vision for a first-of-its-kind children’s home in the state. Blanket Fort Hope invited the AG to attend this event as the next step in their mission to help underage victims of sex trafficking.

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Former Alabama Sheriff pleads not guilty to federal fraud charges

A former Alabama Sherriff has pled not guilty to federal charges accusing him of fraudulently applying for loans in his official capacity to pay off personnel debts.

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Steve Marshall says Alabama AG's office 'readying' to be the aggressor if Roe v. Wade overturned

If the draft opinion leaked earlier this month reflects the U.S. Supreme Court's ultimate ruling, overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and creating a new precedent will leave abortion law up to individual states, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall vowed to act immediately.

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AG Marshall announces arrest of Tuscaloosa man on 20-year-old sexual assault charges

Attorney General (AG)  Steve Marshall announced the arrest Thursday of Michael Eugene Hearing, 54, of Tuscaloosa, for multiple sex offenses that allegedly took place 20 years ago.

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Former Clarke County Sheriff Ray Norris indicted

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall announced that former Clarke County Sheriff William Ray Norris was indicted for the unlawful...

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Alabama AG leads effort to stop rollback of Trump reforms that impact 'property rights'

By Brandon Moseley Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall (R) announced Monday that he is leading a national coalition of 18 attorneys...

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Alabama public school official sentenced in theft case

By Craig Monger An Alabama public school employee pled guilty to stealing from the Troy City School system. Attorney General (AG) Steve...

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A.G. Marshall wins injunction against Biden vaccine mandate

By Craig Monger Attorney General Steve Marshall announced a court ruling against President Biden’s healthcare-worker vaccine mandate,...

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Former Alabama Mayor arrested on rape charge

Attorney General Steve Marshall announced that former Mosses Mayor Walter Sylvester Hill is charged with rape, resulting in the revocation...

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AG Marshall announces arrest of Montgomery school employee in fraud investigation

  By Craig Monger   Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the arrest of Brenda Palmer, a former interim chief financial officer...

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Alabama AG files lawsuit to block vaccine mandates on Medicare/Medicaid providers

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall filed a lawsuit Monday against a COVID-19 vaccine mandate...

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'Where is the urgency?' Marshall files challenge to private employer vaccine mandate

By Ray Melick Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has filed a legal challenge to block President Joe Biden’s private-employer vaccine...

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State investing in forensic labs with settlement money from opioid case

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor On Tuesday, Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the second round of funding being distributed...

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Marshall calls on Biden admin to withdraw memo intimidating parents critical of school boards

By Brandon Moseley Monday, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall (R) called on the Biden administration to immediately withdraw a...

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AG Marshall and the Alabama Forestry Association honor first responders

By Brandon Moseley Attorney General Steve Marshall and the Alabama Forestry Association  (AFA) hosted a “Back the Blue” event at the...

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Money from opioid case to be invested in Alabama’s specialty courts

Some of the money recovered by the state of Alabama through its February 2021 settlement with McKinsey & Company, will go to specialty...

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AG Marshall addresses growing concern over vaccination mandates

By Brandon Moseley In response to public inquiries, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall (R) addressed vaccine mandates and the...

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Attorney General Steve Marshall: Sgt. Risner and the Costliness of 'Reform'

With the death of Sergeant Nick Risner, our state has lost 10 law enforcement officers in ten months and twenty-four officers in five...

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POLICE: Sheffield Officer shot and killed by convicted felon

By Brandon Moseley The state of Alabama is mourning the loss of Sheffield Police Sergeant and K-9 officer James “Nick” Risner. The...