Monthly Archives: August 2012

DUI Offenders in Alabama Must Use Ignition Interlock Due to New Law

DUI Offenders in Alabama Must Use Ignition Interlock Due to New LawA new law that took effect September 1st, requires those charged with a DUI to have an ignition interlock installed in their vehicles. Convicted first and second time offenders … Continue reading

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Decriminalization of Marijuana Possession

It’s hard to know what’s political posturing and what’s really happening these days, but at least one state made the decision to decriminalize marijuana possession as long as it was small amounts. Springfield, Missouri voted 6 – 3 that small … Continue reading

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Teens and Domestic Violence

The Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ACADV) defines domestic violence as physical, mental, sexual or emotional abuse in an intimate relationship. It occurs when one person uses abusive tactics to gain power and control over a partner or former partner. … Continue reading

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Birmingham metal thefts deterred by police efforts

The down economy has ensured that thieves will still work to steal. But for Birmingham, there has been a 17 percent drop in burglaries and 12 percent fewer vehicle break-ins for 2012, so far. Also, many more metal thefts are … Continue reading

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