(Editor's note: This story was published earlier but is being republished to provide background during the Mike Hubbard trial.)
DAY 3: HUBBARD ETHICS TRIAL
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The former law enforcement chief who accused Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley of having an affair with an adviser has been questioned by federal investigators about the governor's administration, the official's attorney said Wednesday.
DAY 2: HUBBARD ETHICS TRIAL
DAY 1: HUBBARD ETHICS TRIAL
(Editor's note: Coverage from the trial will be updated continuously on oanow.com. The following article first published May 22 explains the charges Hubbard faces, and the timeline bringing us to this point.)
Updated at 2:15 p.m.
(Updated, 1 p.m. Wednesday)
Jury selection continued Tuesday in the felony ethics trial of indicted House Speaker Mike Hubbard, as roughly 60 prospective jurors individually interviewed with attorneys for the prosecution and the defense.
28 excused, deferred or disqualified
Jury selection for the felony ethics trial of indicted Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard is slated to begin bright and early Monday morning.
ARLINGTON, VA – Jimmy Wright, owner of Wright’s Market in Opelika, Alabama, today testified on behalf of the National Grocers Association (NGA) before the U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee in a hearing titled “The Past, Present, and Future of SNAP: The Retailer Perspective.” The hearing examined issues that retailers, both large and small, face while administering United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.
Indicted Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard is not taking a plea deal, his lead defense attorney said Wednesday.
Trial slated for late May
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions would seem to have little in common.
Defense attorneys for indicted Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard Friday filed a written motion to delay the felony ethics trial until Aug. 1.
Attorneys for indicted Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard Wednesday asked a Lee County judge to delay the Auburn Republican’s trial until sometime in August.
State prosecutors Wednesday filed a number of motions seeking to limit arguments Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard’s defense team can make at his felony ethics trial, slated for next month.
A Lee County judge delayed the start of indicted Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard’s trial in an order issued Monday morning.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley admitted Wednesday he made inappropriate remarks to a top female staffer two years ago, but he denied accusations that he had a physical affair.
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Robert Bentley sat beside a young girl in a classroom at Monroeville Elementary School on Monday, looking at the girl's laptop computer, as the two considered a question about the way pulley systems work.