Fmr. chief justice says info leaked to public on bingo case - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Fmr. chief justice says info leaked to public on bingo case

Birmingham, AL (WBRC) - A former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice believes information was leaked from the state high court involving one of it's electronic bingo cases. Gorman Houston was appointed by chief justice Sue Bell Cobb to determine if anyone on the court or court staffed leaked information and if a member of the governor's staff tried to influence the court about this case.

Houston says there was no evidence anyone with the Governor Riley's staff influenced the court but Houston says someone did leak information however he was unable to determine who did it. Houston spent a 100 hours looking into the allegations.

 

Copyright 2010 WBRC. All rights reserved.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Breaking

    Large water main break causes several holes in Hwy 11, road closure

    Large water main break causes several holes in Hwy 11, road closure

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:14 AM EDT2018-07-18 13:14:29 GMT
    (Source: WBRC video)(Source: WBRC video)

    A portion of U.S. 11 is closed due to a large sinkhole.

    More >>

    A portion of U.S. 11 is closed due to a large sinkhole.

    More >>
  • Mickey: Isolated showers and storms

    Mickey: Isolated showers and storms

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:59 AM EDT2018-07-18 10:59:08 GMT
    (Source: WBRC weather)(Source: WBRC weather)
    (Source: WBRC weather)(Source: WBRC weather)

    We begin our Wednesday morning with overcast skies and temps in the 70s. Our forecast models are only showing a few isolated showers moving through this afternoon and evening. 

    More >>

    We begin our Wednesday morning with overcast skies and temps in the 70s. Our forecast models are only showing a few isolated showers moving through this afternoon and evening. 

    More >>
  • Birmingham City Schools changes uniform policy, effective immediately

    Birmingham City Schools changes uniform policy, effective immediately

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-07-18 03:49:41 GMT
    School uniforms. (Source: WBRC video)School uniforms. (Source: WBRC video)
    The Birmingham City School board has amended their uniform policy for the upcoming school year. Students will now have the option to adhere to a school dress code or wear a school uniform. According to the board's Policy Committee, teachers and administrators are spending valuable time making sure students are adhering to the uniform policy. In an effort to maximize instructional time for students across the district, students can choose what to wear starting this August.  The ...More >>
    The Birmingham City School board has amended their uniform policy for the upcoming school year. Students will now have the option to adhere to a school dress code or wear a school uniform. According to the board's Policy Committee, teachers and administrators are spending valuable time making sure students are adhering to the uniform policy. In an effort to maximize instructional time for students across the district, students can choose what to wear starting this August.  The ...More >>
Powered by Frankly