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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama on Tuesday began appealing a federal court ruling that ordered the state to draw new congressional districts, including a second district with a substantial number of minority voters.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a plan to use $771 million in pandemic relief funds on a mix of broadband expansion, water and sewer projects and health care reimbursements.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Aaron Cook scored 15 points, Jabri Abdur-Rahim added 13 points and Georgia beat Alabama 82-76 on Tuesday night to snap an eight-game losing streak.
Georgia (6-14, 1-6 SEC) won its first conference game since Feb.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A woman who accused failed U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of molesting her decades ago when she was 14 testified Tuesday that Moore “knows that it happened” despite his public denials.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A 17-year-old has been arrested in the weekend fatal shooting of a man whose 2-year-old son watched.
The teenager, of Montgomery, faces a charge of capital murder in the death of Thomas Hand Jr., 37.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Remains found in late October in Alabama have been confirmed to be those of a 71-year-old man reported missing earlier that month.
Clarance Dixon was last seen alive by his family on Oct.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The newly re-formed USFL will play every game in the same city during its inaugural season.
The eight-team professional football league owned by Fox Sports will debut on April 16 with the Birmingham Stallions against the New Jersey Generals.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rarely have past and present mingled in a documentary the way they do in “Descendant,” a nonfiction account of the last known ship to bring African captives to the American South for enslavement.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former state legislator Hank Sanders announced Tuesday he is once again running for the Alabama Seat he held for nearly 40 years.
The Senate seat is currently held by Sanders' daughter, Malika Sanders Fortier, who has decided she is not running again, Sanders said.
PRICEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A small-town police chief was wounded and another man killed in a shooting after occurred officers were called about a report of a suspicious person, news outlets reported.
Someone called 911 on Monday afternoon to report that a suspicious person was spotted around Priceville, said Mike Swafford, a spokesman with the Morgan County Sheriff's Office.
The Big 12 and Southeastern Conference got together about a decade ago and create a yearly challenge on the hardwood, giving each of their schools the chance to break up their league play with a marquee mid-season opponent.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Federal judges on Monday blocked Alabama from using newly drawn congressional districts in upcoming elections, ruling that the state should have two districts — instead of one — in which Black voters are a sizeable portion of the electorate.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A jury was selected Monday in the defamation lawsuit filed by a woman who had accused failed U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of molesting her when she was 14.
Leigh Corfman said Moore defamed her and made false statements as he denied her accusations during the 2017 U.S.
HELENA, Ala. (AP) — A man sought on capital murder charges in the killings of an Alabama woman and her father last week was arrested Monday in northeast Florida, police said.
John Peyton Scott III, 41, of Helena was arrested in St.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama motorists are about to have new license plate designs added to their options on Feb. 1, while three plate designs are being retired.
The new plates are for the Alabama Poultry Foundation, Sickle Cell Awareness and Troy University, according to AL.com.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed said he is quarantining after testing positive for the coronavirus and developing a mild case of COVID-19.
Reed sent a message on social media on Sunday saying he will be fine and encouraging others to get tested, vaccinated and boosted.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court has raised the maximum bail amount a judge can set for a state murder charge to $1.5 million.
The change to Alabama’s criminal rules was approved by the high court on Jan.
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — A judge has delayed the trial of a New Orleans man charged with stealing a chair-shaped Confederate monument from an Alabama cemetery in a bizarre ransom scheme.
Jason Warnick had been scheduled to stand trial next month in Selma on charges of theft and receiving stolen property, but Dallas County Circuit Judge Collins Pettaway Jr.
PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A new, $30 million state laboratory is being named for a former state health officer who now serves as president and chief executive of the Alabama Hospital Association.
A dedication ceremony was held Thursday for the Donald E.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jaden Shackelford scored 21 points, Jahvon Quinerly added 13 points and dished nine assists off the bench and Alabama used a late 11-0 run to overcome Missouri, 86-76 on Saturday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Power Co. will pay $75,000 in fines and stop burning coal in a unit that released too much hydrochloric acid at a generating plant north of Mobile under an agreement with state environmental regulators.
CLANTON, Ala. (AP) — Full-time employees of an Alabama school district are getting a $500 bonus.
Chilton County Schools Superintendent Jason Griffin said the Board of Education recently approved the bonus, and its full-time workers are eligible as a way to say thank you for all they've done amid the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Food banks across the country are experiencing a critical shortage of volunteers as the omicron variant frightens people away from their usual shifts, and companies and schools that regularly supply large groups of volunteers are canceling their participation over virus fears.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Two Nigerian men living in New Jersey were sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty to laundering money stolen in an online “romance scam” and other schemes though unwitting businesses, including one in Alabama, authorities said Friday.
The NFL announced Friday that 73 underclassmen have been granted special eligibility for the draft, the fewest in the last nine years.
All-American linebacker Nakobe Dean was one of four players from national champion Georgia on the list, along with receiver George Pickens, safety Lewis Cine and defensive lineman Travon Walker.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's monthly unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.1%, the state said Friday, holding steady for the fifth straight month.
The December rate was below the level of a year before, 4.7%, and better than the national jobless rate of 3.9%.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A more than 100-year-old bridge that links Birmingham's northern and southern sides is being shut down to cars and trucks because of concerns over its safety.
Dedicated in 1919 to an Alabama regiment that fought in the “Rainbow Division” of World War I, the Richard Arrington Jr.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Two former Alabama Chick-fil-A employees have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a scheme to steal nearly $500,000 from the Georgia-based fast-food firm.
A federal judge in Alabama handed down the sentences on Thursday, the U.S.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kiki Smith scored 25 points, Alberte Rimdal continued her hot 3-point shooting in adding 15 and Florida won its fourth straight game with a 77-52 victory over short-handed No. 23 Kentucky on Thursday night.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Some schools are closing or switching to virtual classes Friday and shelters are opening on the northern Gulf Coast because of the possibility of icing and freezing temperatures.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama public schools reported more than 26,000 cases of COVID-19 this week, and the outbreaks have prompted some of the state's largest systems to make a temporary switch to remote learning.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Legislative committees on Thursday advanced plans to spend more than half of the state's available $772 million in pandemic relief funds for broadband expansion and water and sewer projects.
Researchers on Thursday reported the latest in a surprising string of experiments in the quest to save human lives with organs from genetically modified pigs.
This time around, surgeons in Alabama transplanted a pig’s kidneys into a brain-dead man — a step-by-step rehearsal for an operation they hope to try in living patients possibly later this year.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Keon Ellis made two free throws with 5 seconds left, and Alabama survived a late comeback bid by No. 13 LSU to win 70-67 on Wednesday night and snap a three-game skid.
WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — A female relative of an Alabama mayor jailed on a domestic violence charge while campaigning for statewide office asked a court for protection, claiming he choked and threatened to kill her, court records show.
PERDIDO, Ala. (AP) — Officers shot and killed a man who was walking along a rural road early Wednesday after he pulled a gun and opened fire, the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday.
Two deputies who were on patrol in the southwest Alabama county about 1:30 a.m.
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling about 200,000 cars in the U.S. to fix a problem that can stop the brake lights from turning off.
The recall covers certain 2014 and 2015 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ midsize cars as well as some 2015 Mustangs.
LEEDS, Ala. (AP) — Two California men were jailed in Alabama after police said they found almost 1,000 pounds of marijuana worth nearly $3 million hidden in a camper just off Interstate 20.
An officer saw a camper running off the road while exiting the highway Tuesday morning, news outlets reported.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced a midweek launch of a special session on how to use $771 million in pandemic relief funds, with lawmakers set to consider a plan to steer large sums to water and sewer projects, broadband expansion and healthcare costs.
Alabama, one of college basketball's high-flying teams in early December, is looking to rebound following three straight close losses.
The Crimson Tide (11-6, 2-3 Southeastern Conference) fell out of the rankings this week after rising to No.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama mayor who is seeking a seat on the utility-regulating Public Service Commission was jailed on a charge of domestic violence, records show Tuesday.
Tallassee Mayor John Randal Hammock, 47, was in the Baldwin County Jail with bail set at $20,000 following his arrest Saturday morning by Orange Beach police on a charge of domestic violence with strangulation, jail records showed.
HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a suspect after a shooting inside an Alabama Walmart.
The gunfire happened shortly after noon on Monday in Homewood, Al.com reported.
Auburn has steadily moved up the rankings this season, climbing from No. 22 in the preseason to No. 2 in this week's AP Top 25.
Coach Bruce Pearl believes the Tigers, with their quality wins and strength of schedule, should be even higher.
A wild week of upsets led to big changes in the AP Top 25. Amid the chaos, a familiar team returned to the top.
Preseason No. 1 Gonzaga climbed back atop The Associated Press men's college basketball poll on Monday, ending Baylor's five-week run.
NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Schapiro, a prize-winning photographer whose indelible images ranged from the March on Washington to the set of “The Godfather” and other films, has died at age 87.
Schapiro died Saturday at his home in Chicago, according to spokesperson Heidi Schaeffer.
North Alabama Lions (8-9, 1-3 ASUN) at Bellarmine Knights (9-8, 3-0 ASUN)
Louisville, Kentucky; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Bellarmine hosts the North Alabama Lions after Dylan Penn scored 25 points in Bellarmine's 77-71 victory over the Lipscomb Bisons.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A new system will allow travelers to purchase “all-in-one” mobile tickets for admission into attractions in different areas of Alabama, tourism officials said.
With ticket packages available by region and attraction types, the new system allows tourists and tour operators to create itineraries without extra cost.