Alabama commissioner Facing Assault Charges After Striking Reporter
DOTHAN, Alabama -- A city commissioner in Alabama is facing misdemeanor charges after allegedly assaulting a TV news reporter.
The incident was caught on video. It shows Amos Newsome striking WTVY reporter Ken Curtis in the face.
Curtis was approaching Newsome for comment about a commission meeting.
Newsome meanwhile has been facing allegations of voter fraud and calls for him to resign.
His bond was set at $500.