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The last few weeks have been exciting for me. From getting married the last day of February to covering many wonderful events in Selma since then, I have been extremely busy and very blessed.
U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell is concerned that the dismissal of a misdemeanor battery charge against U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller sends the wrong message about domestic violence.
"I am deeply disturbed that the charges against Judge Mark Fuller have been dismissed," Sewell, D-Birmingham, said in a press release Tuesday.
(Reuters) - A misdemeanor charge against a federal judge accused of beating his wife in an Atlanta hotel room in August 2014 has been dropped, a court official said on Tuesday, prompting an angry reaction from a U.S. congresswoman who has called for his dismissal.
U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell on Tuesday criticized a judge’s dismissal of a misdemeanor spousal abuse charge against U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller.
“Our society is sending the wrong message about domestic violence to perpetrators by allowing a federal judge — who has sworn to uphold the values we hold dear — to continue to serve in any capacity,” Sewell said in a news release.
The case against Federal Judge Mark Fuller, who presides over Alabama's Middle District, has been dismissed.
The children at Carver Elementary and Arts Magnet School greeted the arrival of an American NASA astronaut Thursday with all the excitement and fervor of meeting a Hollywood celebrity.
The crowd went wild.
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The hero's welcome at Carver Elementary School in Montgomery was out of this world for NASA astronaut Capt. Scott Tingle. Dozens of children surrounded Tingle and chanted 'USA, USA, USA!' Tingle also posed for photos and signed autographs.
"It was incredible. I am very humbled by it. I don't feel worthy," he said.
ORRVILLE — U.S. Congresswoman Terri Sewell hosted a town hall meeting in Orrville on Thursday evening.
The stop was part of Sewell’s “Congress in your Community” tour.
Orrville Mayor Louvenia Lumpkin said she wanted the Congresswoman back in the town since a visit to Keith High School last year.
Pennington, Ala. Alabama Cong. Terri Sewell visited with constituents at Pennington Town Hall Tuesday morning. The stop was part of her 'Congress in Your Community' tour. She gave a legislative update about what's happening in Washington.
Alabama constituents will have an opportunity to voice their opinions at a special meeting Monday.
Congresswoman Terri Sewell will host a "Congress in Your Community" town hall meeting in Epes at the Epes Community Center. The visit is part of Rep. Sewell's annual tour through the 14 counties of the seventh congressional district.