A man charged with capital murder in the killing of an Alabama police officer who was shot to death during a chase in 2020 avoided a potential death penalty by pleading guilty to a reduced charge.
Bart Barber, elected Tuesday as the new president of the Southern Baptist Convention, says he has a track record of dialogue with those who disagree on those and other issues. He has called for an “army of peacemakers” amid bitter political battles in the nation's largest Protestant denomination. Barber succeeds Alabama pastor Ed Litton, who has served as senior pastor of Redemption Church in Saraland, who completed his term after being elected in 2021.
Auburn (42-20) won the Corvallis Super Regional to advance to the CWS for the second time in the last three tournaments. The Tigers, the fourth SEC team to make the NCAA tournament’s final eight, will play Mississippi (37-22) on Saturday. Oregon State (48-18) was looking to advance to the CWS for the eighth time in school history, and seventh since 2005.
Plans for a large agriculture center in central Alabama have fallen through, with leaders unable to agree on final details about a project that was delayed during the pandemic and projected to cost about $150 million.
A man fatally shot by police outside an Alabama school that officials said he attempted to enter had “serious mental issues” and attended the school as a child, according to his brother.
A man wanted in a shooting death in Alabama last year has been arrested in Minnesota, police said Wednesday.
Auburn University said it has placed a teacher on administrative leave following his arrest on child pornography charges.
The FBI in North Carolina is warning businesses in eight states about a scheme in which people are using stolen credit card numbers to make large purchases by telephone.
An Alabama seafood company is recalling 1-pound (0.45 kilogram) packages of crab meat because federal inspectors found listeria bacteria on cooking equipment and in the cooking room.
A $5,000 reward has been given to a person who provided help in capturing an inmate who sparked a nationwide manhunt after escaping with a jail official, Alabama’s governor said Wednesday.
Alabama coach Nick Saban tried to put an end to his feud with Texas A&M's Jimbo Fisher on Tuesday as Southeastern Conference leaders gathered for spring meetings at a resort on the Florida Gulf Coast.
Search crews are working to recover the body of a Good Hope man who drowned in Smith Lake on Memorial Day, law enforcement officials said.
A lawyer for an Alabama inmate who was the subject of a national manhunt after escaping with the apparent help of a jail official, said he will ask to move his trial to another city.
Alabama’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate is going to a June runoff between Katie Britt and U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks after neither candidate captured a majority of the vote.
The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent triple-murder-suicide in Riverside.
Jacksonville State offensive coordinator Calvin Magee has died. He was 59. The school said the longtime college football coach died on Friday but didn't release the cause of death.
Thomasville Regional Medical Center opened, offering state-of-the-art medicine that was previously unavailable in a poor, isolated part of Alabama. Now, the hospital is facing a financial crisis.
A federal judge on Friday blocked part of an Alabama law that made it a felony to prescribe gender-affirming puberty blockers and hormones to transgender minors.
Steve Stricker couldn't have predicted seven months ago that he'd be back on the 18th green celebrating another Regions Tradition victory.
The Biden administration is canceling three oil and gas lease sales scheduled in the Gulf of Mexico and off the coast of Alaska, removing millions of acres from possible drilling as U.S. gas prices reach record highs.
Alabama coach Nick Saban denies that anybody from his program had contact with receiver Tyler Harrell before the former Louisville player entered the transfer portal, which would have violated NCAA rules.
A possible tornado flattened a downtown store before dawn and ripped the front off a metal building across Mobile Bay on Friday. Violent...
Like religious congregants all over, the people of historic Brown Chapel AME Church turned off the lights and locked the doors at the...
The U.S. Marshals Service said Sunday that it is offering up to $10,000 for information about an escaped inmate and a “missing and...
Police in Alabama say a South Carolina truck driver has confessed to killing a woman who disappeared 21 years ago and to hiding her...
A federal judge will hear arguments next month on whether to block enforcement of an Alabama law outlawing the use of gender-affirming...
A suspect jailed in Alabama has been charged in the death of a man whose body was stuffed in an abandoned toolbox and found by a road...