Keeping L.R. Auditorium closed down

08.25.2008 by André Natta · → 2 Comments

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Birmingham City Council filed a request for a temporary restraining order, asking a judge to keep a downtown teenage hot spot closed for good.

Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge Michael Graffeo will hold a hearing on the request Thursday.

The L.R. Hall Auditorium was closed last week, under the advisement of Mayor Larry Langford and Police Chief A.C. Roper. They have called the venue a public safety threat, saying there have been numerous police calls and hundreds of complaints of vandalism and gunshots.

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