Colbert County

It’s not every day that someone in Alabama has a whole town named after them. However, the Colbert County community of Listerhill is the result of such of honor. The town, the story goes, is named for Alabama U.S. Senator Lister Hill. APR political commentator Steve Flowers has more on what it was like growing up in the shadow of Senator Hill…

One of the most legendary dirty tricks ever played on a legislator still reverberates 60 years later...

A state judge is refusing to dismiss ethics charges against Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard.

Lee County Judge Jacob Walker says he will let the charges go to the jury, rejecting a defense request for a summary judgment of acquittal after prosecutors rested their case.

Defense lawyer Bill Baxley says he plans to call on former Gov. Bob Riley, who testified earlier as a prosecution witness.