The Death of Jimmie Lee Jackson
A look into the Civil Rights-era shooting death of Jimmie Lee Jackson
McCain wrote on behalf of ex-trooper Fowler
Presidential hopeful John McCain has a connection to a former Alabama state trooper charged with the murder of a man at the height of the civil rights movement, according to documents obtained by The Star.
Oct 07, 2008 |  0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge delays Fowler trial in Jackson murder
The murder trial of former Alabama state trooper James Bonard Fowler has been delayed, according to Circuit Judge Tommy Jones' office.
Oct 07, 2008 |  0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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No eyewitnesses heard in civil rights slaying
MONTGOMERY — A district attorney's summary of grand jury testimony shows the panel issued a murder indictment without hearing from any eyewitnesses to the shooting death of a black man by an Alabama state trooper during a 1965 civil rights protest that turned chaotic.
Dec 11, 2008 |  0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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DA need not disclose info in civil rights case
MONTGOMERY — The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled a prosecutor doesn't have to disclose his list of possible witnesses and their expected testimony in the prosecution of a 44-year-old shooting death from the civil rights movement.
Sep 04, 2009 |  1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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FBI says ex-trooper's 1966 jail killing probed
BIRMINGHAM — The FBI says it's still investigating the 1966 shooting death of a black man in Alabaster by a former state trooper who in recent years has been charged in another Alabama civil-rights era death.
Nov 24, 2009 |  0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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