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State Board of Education drops transgender bathroom law from meeting agenda

The Alabama State Board of Education (BOE) met Thursday to vote on several hot-button issues in the state, but an anticipated issue was left off the agenda.

Dadeville double-murder, kidnapping suspect admits to murders, court documents say

The illegal resident living in Alabama, who was arrested for double murder and kidnapping of a 12-year-old girl who escaped his home, has admitted to killing his girlfriend and her son.

Oral arguments begin in civil suit against Huntsville officer convicted of murder

Oral arguments began on Wednesday in the civil case against the former Huntsville police officer convicted of murder in 2021.

AG Marshall vows to uphold Alabama's abortion law against VA — 'The power of states to protect unborn life is settled'

“For this Administration, there is nothing more important than attempting to bully conservative states on every major issue, including abortion, even when the Administration lacks the authority to do so.”

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Montgomery woman files lawsuit against daycare, claims neglect and physical injury

A Montgomery woman is suing a local daycare, claiming her child was neglected and injured by the staff there while in their care.

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Mother suing Tuskegee youth facility after son's suicide: 'He didn't deserve this'

A mother is suing a prolific Alabama youth mental health facility after her 15-year-old son hanged himself while residing there.

VA could soon offer abortion services at facilities in Alabama, despite state law banning practice

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced that it will begin implementing abortion services at its locations, regardless of state laws.

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Childersburg pastor arrested for watering neighbor's flowers to sue city, police department — 'They violated his Fourth Amendment rights'

Michael Jennings, the pastor, arrested while watering a friend's flowers while they were away, will now be suing the Childersburg Police Department.

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AG Marshall backs federal resolutions to define 'men' and 'women' by biological sex

Several women’s groups have produced a bill of rights designed explicitly for women, drawing the support of Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and other AGs nationwide.

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Left-wing SPLC appeals circuit court ruling on Jefferson County judicial relocation to Madison County

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is continuing to hammer away, fighting against a judicial seat that was moved to a different county.

Former House Democrat leader Craig Ford goes negative in Gadsden mayoral political comeback bid

A familiar face in Alabama politics is heading for a runoff in the mayoral race in the city of Gadsden.

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Decatur apartment manager arrested, accused of stealing rent money from tenants

 An apartment manager in Decatur is facing first-degree theft of property charges after police claim she stole more than $45,000 from tenants, possibly up to $150,000.

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Alabama Appeals Court rejects appeal of Enterprise man convicted of human trafficking

Attorney General Steve Marshall has announced that the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the human-trafficking conviction of an Enterprise man sentenced to life in prison. 

Alabama Center for Law and Liberty files brief supporting Navy SEALs in vaccine lawsuit

The Alabama Center for Law and Liberty has filed an amicus brief in defense of a group of Navy SEALs facing discipline or discharge over their religious objections to the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

Mobile County Democrat District Attorney nominee Moshae Donald admits voting in GOP primary

With the issue of closed party primaries on the table for the 2023 legislative session, Republican proponents may have more evidence to bolster their case.

AG Steve Marshall files brief supporting Navy SEAL vaccine mandate lawsuit

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit filed by U.S. Navy personnel challenging the Navy's failure to grant religious exemptions for the COVID-19 vaccine.

FBI now investigating Dothan child feeding program scandal

The FBI is joining the investigation of a multi-million dollar scandal in Dothan after a child feeding program comes under the microscope.

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Appeals court rules against Arkansas transgender hormone ban; Law similar to Alabama

A federal appeals court ruled that Arkansas cannot enforce its law banning transgender hormone treatment for minors, a law virtually identical to one passed by the Alabama Legislature earlier this year making its way through the federal courts.

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General Electric aviation factory in Auburn seeks union vote

Workers at a General Electric (GE) plant in Auburn are the latest Alabama business to seek Unionization.

Court document offers details on Perry Hooper, Jr. alleged sexual abuse arrest

Details are emerging in the first-degree sexual abuse arrest of former Alabama State Representative Perry Hooper, Jr.

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UAB confident schools not major driver of COVID spread, despite recent surge

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is giving updated guidance on COVID-19 protocols in light of recent variants, with lighter restrictions on UAB campuses than before.

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Second Alabama auto parts manufacturer for Hyundai accused of violating child labor laws

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Labor accused an auto parts supplier for Hyundai Motor Co. of violating federal child labor laws at an Alexander City factory.

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Only one seat going to a runoff in Huntsville's Education Board elections

One of Huntsville’s hotly contested seats for the Board of Education will be heading to a runoff.

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Mountain Brook City Council election ends in landslide victories for incumbents

The contentious election in Mountain Brook ended with a sweeping victory for the incumbents and those familiar to the city's political scene.

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‘Contentious’ Mountain Brook elections underway today

It is high drama as city council elections are underway today in Mountain Brook.

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Lawmakers reluctant to support removing Alabama Jobs Act economic incentives cap

The Alabama Jobs act has been in the spotlight since proposals to remove the caps on the tax credit incentives provided for corporations who decide to set up shop in the state. 

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Midwives and birthing advocates come out swinging against proposed birthing center rules from ADPH

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is considering a resolution to place restrictions on birthing centers in the state.

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