lawsuit http://apr.org en Parents Of Ala. Freshman Suing Over Campus Killing http://apr.org/post/parents-ala-freshman-suing-over-campus-killing <P>The parents of a University of South Alabama freshman who was shot to death by campus police are suing over his death.</P> <P>An attorney for relatives of Gil Collar says the 18-year-old freshman never touched the officer, and the shooting never should have happened.</P> <P>Attorney Jere Beasley says the family is filing suit against the school and the officer. The university had no immediate comment.</P> <P>Police and witnesses say Collar was nude and acting erratically outside the campus police station before he was shot to death on Oct. Mon, 03 Dec 2012 23:10:00 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 21506 at http://apr.org Parents Of Ala. Freshman Suing Over Campus Killing Former Senator's Suit Seeks To Block Ala. Budget http://apr.org/post/former-senators-suit-seeks-block-ala-budget A former State senator has filed a lawsuit in state court in Montgomery claiming that legislators violated the Alabama Constitution earlier this year by passing a 2013 budget that was not balanced. The 2013 General Fund budget, which goes into effect Oct. 1, relies on a transfer of approximately $467 million from the Alabama Trust Fund into state coffers over the next three years. Voters must approve the transfer in a constitutional amendment on the ballot Sept. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 22:51:35 +0000 The Associated Press 16676 at http://apr.org Former Senator's Suit Seeks To Block Ala. Budget Judge Clears Way For Suit Over APTV Firings http://apr.org/post/judge-clears-way-suit-over-aptv-firings <p>A judge says a fired network executive can go ahead with his lawsuit claiming Alabama Public Television commissioners violated the state&#39;s open meetings law by holding a closed-door session to discuss his firing. Jefferson County Circuit Judge Joseph Boohaker issued the ruling Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by Allan Pizzato over his dismissal as executive director of the state&#39;s public television network. Pizzato sued after commissioners fired him and another executive. The judge says lawyers can continue collecting evidence, and he scheduled another hearing for Sept. 4. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 22:08:47 +0000 Associated Press 15910 at http://apr.org Judge Clears Way For Suit Over APTV Firings