UAB turns over some documents to FBI

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - State Rep. John Rogers says the University of Alabama at Birmingham has turned over to the FBI some documents related to programs he oversees. Rogers, chairman of Alabama's Legislative Black Caucus, supervises minority training and development programs at the university.

Rogers said Wednesday that UAB technicians showed up at his office and pulled at least a dozen hard drives off his computers. He told The Birmingham News that he contacted attorney Doug Jones. Jones said the FBI asked for a broad range of documents, some of which were related to Rogers' work. Rogers denies any wrongdoing, and Jones says he's not worried about the inquiry. UAB officials confirmed the FBI request and declined further comment.

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