The man arrested for a March 27 shooting near The Hangout restaurant and Gulf Place in Gulf Shores was denied bond.
Cullman County hasn't been able to issue bonds since 2017 due to a lawsuit claiming the bail system was unconstitutional. Those arrested have since been able to sign themselves out of jail without paying. The 11th Circuit's decision to lift the injunction means the county won its case and can now protect the public from criminal activity.
Accused criminals in Montgomery County may soon be able to avoid jail time while awaiting trial thanks to a recent administrative order aimed at reforming the bond system.
Former State Rep. Perry O Hooper (R-Montgomery) is asking the legislature and the courts to increase the bail requirements for violent...