Roy Moore applauds AG for gambling fight

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Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore said Monday that Attorney General Luther Strange “has done an excellent job” trying to enforce gambling laws in Alabama. Moore, speaking to the Montgomery Rotary Club, said that gambling has been an issue since he first arrived on the court in 2001 for his first term as chief [...]

Poarch Creeks resume casino construction in Wetumpka

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Not unexpectedly, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians did not stop construction long at the site of the $246 million expansion of its Wetumpka casino. Poarch Creek leaders said Wednesday that they had reached an impasse after a meeting this week with members of the Muscogee Creek Nation in Oklahoma over the future of the [...]

Johnny Ford files ethics complaint against AG Luther Strange

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Former state representative and Tuskegee Mayor-elect Johnny Ford filed a complaint with the Alabama Ethics Commission against Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange on Wednesday, the same day Ford held a rally in Tuskegee in support of reopening VictoryLand. Ford accused Strange of threatening raids at VictoryLand, which like Tuskegee is located in Macon County, after [...]

Poarch Creeks stop construction of Wetumpka casino

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The Poarch Band of Creek Indians has agreed to stop construction of its planned 20-story hotel and casino in Wetumpka. According to statements from the Poarch Band of Creek Indians and the Muscogee Nation of Creek Indians, which fought expansion of the casino, construction halted at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief George [...]