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Athens police car Alabama News
Athens Police shoot, kill 15-year-old after he threw knives, pointed rifle, chief says

The State Bureau of Investigations is investigating the second officer-involved shooting in Athens in a month.

Jamiel and Julianna Cantrell Alabama News
From prison to TikTok: Alabama father-daughter duo inspiring and entertaining thousands

With 51,500 followers on TikTok and more than 249,400 likes, a father-daughter duo from Tuscumbia has inspired thousands with their close relationship and loving ways.

Ambassador at Large for Religious Freedom Rashad Hussain Alabama News
U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Freedom calls on release of Mountain Gateway pastors

U.S. Ambassador-at-large Rashad Hussain is calling on the freeing of Mountain Gateway members in Nicaragua.

Joshs Store Alabama News
Four people shot at Tuskegee convenience store; One victim dead

District Attorney Mike Segrest reported four people were shot in Tuskegee early Saturday.

Ballot Harvesting file Alabama News
‘Ballot harvesting is alive and well’: Video of Conecuh County voters proves case needs to go to trial, investigator says

It has been over a year and a half since Conecuh County Sheriff Republican candidate Mike Blackmon filed an election contest following a recount that found Democrat Sheriff Randy Brock won the race by one vote.

May Day shooting Alabama News
May Day shooting suspects ambushed victims over fight days before, prosecutors say

In a court filing, District Judge William Scully ruled Mack Arthur Adams III must stay in jail with no bond under Aniah’s Law.

James Spann Alabama News
UPDATE: Accounts restored... Get in your safe place! James Spann's Facebook, Instagram accounts suspended

Longtime Alabama meteorologist James Spann's Facebook and Instagram accounts were suspended Friday, leaving his 1.5 million followers on the Meta platforms in the dark.

Airbus Pride Alabama News
Airbus sponsoring Pride Street Party in front of historic Catholic cathedral

Airbus is one of several sponsors of this year’s Loda Artwalk Pride Street Party in Cathedral Square, where the historic Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception sits.

Mobile Port Authority Alabama News
Dockworkers strike looming at Port of Mobile; Could mean high shipping costs, major delays

Negotiations between a maritime workers union and the United States Maritime Alliance have failed, according to reports, meaning a strike could be looming at Alabama's port.

BALDWIN COUNTY BRIDGE COMPANY Alabama News
ALDOT to demo Baldwin Beach Express Bridge toll plaza beginning this weekend

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will demolish the toll plaza on the Beach Express Bridge in Baldwin County beginning June 16.

Evidence Alabama News
Baldwin County Sheriff's Office investigating possible mishandling of evidence by deputy who served on FBI task force

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office is involved in a countywide investigation over the possible mishandling of evidence.

Jefferson County Coroner Alabama News
Jefferson County Coroner reports major decrease in overdose fatalities halfway through 2024

The number of drug overdose fatalities has decreased by 32% halfway through 2024 in Jefferson County, despite concerns at the beginning of the year.

Johnson Johnson Baby Powder Alabama News
Alabama to get $13.5 million settlement in Johnson & Johnson baby powder lawsuit

The State of Alabama will receive nearly $13.5 million pending judicial review of a settlement between 41 states, the District of Columbia and Johnson & Johnson. The payments will be made in four annual installments.

ambulance Alabama News
Teen starved to death in Birmingham hotel; Mother charged, not in custody

The Birmingham Police Department arrested the mother of a boy found dead in the Extended Stay America on Cahaba Park Circle.

ALEA Alabama law enforcement Agency trooper Alabama News
ALEA identifies man shot on interstate after charging officers with knife

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s State Bureau of Investigation released the identity of a man they say charged officers with a knife when they responded to a crash in Opelika Tuesday.

Mayra Flores (left), Caroleene Dobson (right) Alabama News
Dobson says Republican women understand the 'struggle' of American families and Biden's dangerous border policy

U.S. House Republican Conference chair Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) hosted several female GOP candidates, including Caroleene Dobson Tuesday.

amtrak Alabama News
Port Authority, state could split costs to bring Amtrak back to Alabama's coast

The Alabama State Port Authority and the State of Alabama could help share the cost of an over $3 million effort to bring Amtrak’s service back to the Gulf Coast.

Mobile City Council June 11 Alabama News
City of Mobile officials agree to share documents in special counsel investigation; Prine says process seems objective

The Mobile City Council tabled a resolution Tuesday, authorizing subpoenas of documents from city officials. The subpoenas are in connection with the special counsel investigation into claims made by former police chief Paul Prine.

Jonathan Sauers Alabama News
Former Faith Academy teacher accused of sex with student headed to trial

A former teacher and soccer coach at Faith Academy private school in Mobile will go to trial on charges he had a sexual relationship with a student.

BODY FOUND Alabama News
Remains of Montgomery man found in wooded area off Hwy 280; Officials attempting to locate family

Scott Kenneth Vaughn, 59, of Montgomery, was found in a wooded area adjacent to U.S. Highway 280 on February 17.

Narcan nalaxone Alabama News
Fairhope spending nearly $5,000 on Narcan, opioid crisis training for community

The City of Fairhope is spending money from an opioid settlement to offer free Narcan to the public.

Mobile Bayway Project Alabama News
No change on Mobile River Bridge and Bayway projects following 60-day pause

The estimated $3.5 billion project was paused while officials worked to find a way to fund the project after inflation and other factors doubled the estimated costs.

Lulu gribbin Alabama News
'She felt God in the back of the beach truck': Alabama mom describes moment daughter attacked by shark in Florida

Authorities in Florida closed beaches Friday after a series of shark attacks in Walton County. Three people were injured, including two Mountain Brook teens.

William Donaldson Prison Jefferson County Coroner Medical Examiner Office Alabama News
Two inmates serving time for sex crimes die at William Donaldson Correctional Facility; No trauma found on bodies

The Jefferson County Coroner/Medical Examiner’s Office released details on two inmates who died two days apart at William Donaldson Correctional Facility.

National American Miss Alabama News
Plus-sized 'Miss Alabama': More money, more chances to win in pay-to-play National American Miss pageant

The National American Miss pageant company has gained national media attention for the first time in its 39 years of existence.

Outdoors with Jay 3 Alabama News
Outdoors with Jay takes 'wild' show on the road at only 13 years old

A 13-year-old Baldwin County boy has "wild" ambitions that he is making a reality.

Foley Bakery building Alabama News
Old bakery building in Foley renovated into new restaurant and bar

Downtown Foley is lined with beautiful, old buildings and now one of the oldest buildings is getting a new life.

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