Sentencing delayed for Blount, LaPierre

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A federal judge has delayed sentencing for investment banker Bill Blount and lobbyist Al LaPierre. The two men are now scheduled to be sentenced January 7th.

Blount plead guilty to funneling money to Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford, using LaPierre as the middleman, in exchange for county bond deals.

Both men are expected to testify during Langford's November trial.