An online petition protesting the hiring process for a new superintendent for Hartselle City Schools has over 400 signatures. Parents and community members said the process has not included public input and they do not feel all of the qualified candidates have been thoroughly considered. Furthermore, they believe the rushed process could lead to a superintendent with extreme social views because they have not heard questions answered in a public manner.
The Valley Police Department arrested an 82-year-old woman after she didn’t show up for court on charge of failure to pay a solid waste fee.
Cullman County hasn't been able to issue bonds since 2017 due to a lawsuit claiming the bail system was unconstitutional. Those arrested have since been able to sign themselves out of jail without paying. The 11th Circuit's decision to lift the injunction means the county won its case and can now protect the public from criminal activity.
A Madison County man faces up to 40 years in prison after being arrested in connection to an illegal scheme to export goods from the United States to Iran.
An early spike in flu this year is straining health care providers across the state. Birmingham-area hospitals are seeing higher volumes of patients in emergency departments and beds are filling up quickly.
The debate over whether to allow medical marijuana dispensaries within Mobile's city limits got heated Monday night resulting in council members walking out of the meeting.
A shooting over the holiday weekend at the Paparazzi Club in Downtown Mobile landed four victims in the hospital.
Alabama is among the top five states in the United States with the highest rate of flu, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The results from the November 8 General Election have been certified by the State Canvassing Board, despite a complaint filed in Jefferson County challenging election results and voting machine integrity.
It was 72 years ago when the Madison Cubs took home the Indiana High School Athletics Association state basketball championship. On that day, Stan Weber would have never thought of what would be happening over seven decades later.
Some businesses and customers in east Alabama are dealing with the fallout after they say several checks that were sent through the United States Postal Service (USPS) were stolen and cashed by scammers.
Hueytown Police continue to receive tips about a cold case from the seventies. A three-year-old child was last seen in Hueytown on September 17, 1973, but her mother was found dead less than a month later on the Tennessee-North Carolina line.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled in favor of Catherine Engelbrecht and Gregg Phillips after a district court in Texas had them jailed for refusing to reveal sources in an investigation into voter fraud. The pair had been gathering information and sharing details of their findings concerning alleged irregularities in the 2020 election.
The city of Mobile will join other cities across the state in considering an ordinance to allow medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits.
As families gather this Thanksgiving, a former DEA agent is warning of the dangers of drug activity and the part unwitting family members can play in their loved one's addiction.
The race for sheriff in Conecuh County is being contested after one of the candidates questioned some ballots in the race that ended in a tie.
The portion of the Sunset Limited route east of New Orleans had been shut down since 2005 after Hurricane Katrina. However, Amtrak, CSX, Norfolk Southern Railway, the Alabama State Port Authority and the Terminal Railway Alabama State Docks have been going back and forth on a proposal to get the route between New Orleans and Mobile running again.
Jefferson County Commission members have not been on the same page regarding allowing the bingo halls to operate, but Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said the Supreme Court has made it clear the bingo halls are illegal.
Lucy Helland, a sixth grader at Bumpus Middle School, is collecting money to purchase pillows for foster children.
Several retailers and restaurants are choosing to give employees time off for Thanksgiving this year. Even some big-box stores known for opening late for Black Friday Eve sales are putting the kibosh on the tradition.
Attorney General Steve Marshall spoke Friday at an event for health care providers focused on the opioid crisis.
Secretary of State John Merrill announced the passing of Hugh R. Evans, III. Evans passed away on Thursday, November 17, with over 25 years of public service as a well-respected attorney.
Underpayments, overpayments and retirement account reporting problems have been plaguing city employees' paychecks since July.
A Ukrainian pastor with ties to Alabama continues to hunker down with members of his congregation and community as the world around him crumbles.
A week after being elected as Alabama’s next Secretary of State, Wes Allen sent a certified letter to the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC) stating that Alabama would cease participation with the non-profit upon his inauguration on January 16, 2023.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency released information on a deadly crash that claimed the lives of three teens in Cullman County.
A federal lawsuit has been filed against Jefferson County Sheriff Mark Pettway, claiming discrimination against a white employee.