The Tuscaloosa County’s Violent Crimes Unit has already investigated five homicides in 2023. That reality has Mayor Walt Maddox concerned, considering the majority of those happened within the city. Typically, Tuscaloosa only has around 20 homicides a year.
After weeks of suffering from smoke from an underground landfill fire in Moody, residents in surrounding areas are hoping for relief from the state after Gov. Kay Ivey proclaimed a state of emergency.
A Navy T-6 aircraft went down Tuesday in Baldwin County. The two pilots were taken to the hospital and are expected to survive.
A class action lawsuit has been filed against the Environmental Landfill, Inc., in St. Clair County, where an underground fire has been burning since December.
The people of Alabama are coming together after a tornado outbreak destroyed homes and killed multiple people on Thursday, January 12.
An underground landfill fire continues to burn in Moody and the smoke churning out of the blaze is causing health issues for people in surrounding communities. Now, one lawmaker is ready to take a stand against one of the largest agencies in the state.
The National Weather Service (NWS) survey teams are looking into over 85 areas across Alabama where storm damage was reported after a tornado outbreak Wednesday. At least seven people were killed across the south when the storm system ripped through central Alabama and Georgia.
Baldwin County Schools Superintendent Eddie Tyler responded Friday to a report about an online handbook found on the school system’s website. The documents instructed school counselors to use students’ preferred gender pronouns and teach them how to navigate counseling situations confidentially. The guidelines were from the American School Counselor Association.
Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochran only has a few more days in office and he is now speaking about his career and how things were not what he thought they were in the beginning.
Governor Kay Ivey declared a state of emergency for six counties after a destructive storm system came through Thursday. At least six people were killed in Autauga County and others were injured in Morgan County.
Homes were torn apart in Selma Thursday when a large, destructive tornado plowed through the area around Alabama 22 near Craig Field Airport. The twister then continued its path, lifting then cycling back down in Autauga County.
Mobile County District Attorney Keith Blackwood was sworn in Wednesday by the honorable Michael A. Youngpeter, of the 13th Judicial Circuit. Blackwood was elected as District Attorney following the retirement of District Attorney Ashley Rich.
Leaders of the city of Pinson want bingo halls out of Jefferson County and the mayor and council are calling on the sheriff to act.
Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, who served 28 months in prison in connection to ethics violations, has been released from the Limestone Correctional Center.
The investigation into a possible multi-million dollar illegal sports gambling conspiracy, tax evasion and money laundering scheme could lead to the seizure of 30 properties, many across Alabama, including several that make up the Trussville Entertainment District (TED).
An investigation is underway in Baldwin County after a husband and wife were shot and killed Saturday night.
The salt life was a good one for anglers in Alabama during the period of October 2021 through October 2022.
For those who remember going through the old “Sears Christmas Wish Book” and circling all of the toys they wanted from Santa as a child, there is no doubt that kids have a little extra hope during the Christmas season. But for one east Alabama child, hope was something he gave to others in 2022.
A Lee County judge revoked the bond for the teen sentenced in connection to the 2019 deadly crash that claimed the lives of Rod Bramblett, the voice of the Auburn Tigers, and his wife Paula.
The city of Loxley invested in a new software program that leaders believe will help with response times and investigations.
As of noon Tuesday, Mo Brooks was retired from the U.S. House of Representatives. He is now focusing on family and enjoying life at the lake in Guntersville. But after representing Alabama’s Fifth Congressional District for five terms, he will likely stay aware of what’s going on in Washington.
The St. Clair County Commission declared a state of emergency Tuesday regarding an underground landfill fire that was first reported in late November.
As police continued investigating a shooting that claimed one life and injured nine just before the Moon Pie Drop in downtown Mobile, more shootings have been reported throughout the city.
A rash of catalytic converter thefts that has been plaguing states across the U.S. has reportedly made its way to Alabama.
The entire state of Alabama is at risk for severe storms Tuesday into early Wednesday. Strong tornadoes, damaging winds and large hail are possible.
The moment you walk through the doors of Stacey’s Olde Tyme Soda Fountain in Foley, you are transported to a simpler time. The days when a cup of coffee was 10 cents and you could sit and talk about life and politics with your neighbor. There was always a familiar face and a soda jerk with a smile.
Alabama is known for its quaint and quiet towns, country roads and beautiful mountains, lakes and beaches. But beyond those peaceful scenes are violent, unthinkable acts happening before our eyes. Alabama lawmakers and law enforcement agencies are battling homegrown crime daily and in 2022, they were very busy.