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Verdict in: Langford guilty on all counts

Larry Langford

UPDATE: NPR’s All Things Considered is working on uploading audio that was filed earlier this evening during the broadcast.

It took less than two hours for a jury in Tuscaloosa, AL to find Birmingham mayor Larry Langford guilty on 60 federal counts. Information is still coming in, though it has been reported that he will be sentenced in the next 90-100 days.

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UPDATE: A trial free zone starting Monday

I figured that would get your attention here on a Friday afternoon as you’re getting ready to enjoy a mostly rain-free weekend.

I thought you’d like it if we told you now instead of waiting until Monday to do so…

There are no plans to post anything – and I mean ANYTHING – about the pending Federal trial of Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford – until a conclusion to the matter is determined. Well, except for the piece I’ll post tomorrow morning that was posted early Saturday afternoon explaining why. (We’ll link to it from here).

Enjoy your Friday!

Langford appointed an attorney for trial

Larry LangfordThis morning myfoxal.com’s blog is reporting that Larry Langford has had an attorney named to defend him against corruption charges because he is unable to afford representation. The court order, handed down by federal magistrate Paul Greene was handed down last week.

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