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3 injured in Murray State softball team bus crash in Alabama

Three people were injured when the chartered bus carrying the Murray State softball team was involved in a two-vehicle crash on the way to the NCAA Tournament in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, police said.

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Saban calls out Texas A&M for using NIL deals to buy players

Alabama coach Nick Saban called out Texas A&M on Wednesday night for “buying” players in its top-ranked recruiting class with name, image and likeness deals, saying Crimson Tide football players earned more than $3 million last year “the right way.”

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Rising diesel prices impacting virtually everyone in Alabama, including cities

The 78% increase in diesel fuel costs has crippled some industries and businesses across the nation. Facing higher costs of production and transportation eventually trickles down to the consumer. Even some Alabama cities are being hit hard.

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Sheriff: Ex-jail official, inmate she helped escape caught

Escaped inmate Casey White and former jail official Vicky White were taken into custody Monday in Indiana, according to an Alabama sheriff.

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Alabama law criminalizing meds for trans minors now in effect

Alabama was the first state to make it a crime to administer or prescribe puberty blockers and hormones to kids who identify as transgender. The new law took effect Sunday.

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Years after loss of husband, Alabama woman continues 'mission' for God, touching generations

“All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.”...

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Alabama mom texts deceased son, receives miraculous response

For five and a half years, one east Alabama mother has occasionally texted her son's number. She never hears back. She knows she won't...

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2 killed in north Alabama fiery crash

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency's (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division is investigating a double-fatal crash in north Alabama. The wreck...

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Alabama Center for Law and Liberty reacts to 'major win for religious freedom' in flag case

"This case represents a major win for religious freedom." - Matt Clark, President of the Alabama Center for Law and Liberty. In a historic...

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‘My Pillow Guy’ Mike Lindell endorses Zeigler for Secretary of State

Mike Lindell, the man also known as the “My Pillow Guy," has endorsed Secretary of State candidate Jim Zeigler. Lindell said he is...

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Storms rip through west Alabama causing damage, power outages

A storm system that moved into Alabama late Wednesday left a trail of damage in the western part of the state. Damage was reported...

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Erica Thomas: Wake up! We're in a mess!

As the tax filing deadline grows closer this year, I am forced to once again consider just how much of my money is going to irresponsible...

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Missing person alert issued one month after woman disappears from outside hospital

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) issued a Missing and Endangered Persons Alert on Monday, April 4. Margaret Lynn Dixon, of...

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Severe storms possible again this week

The National Weather Service (NWS) is monitoring a system expected to impact Alabama this week. Along with storms, forecasters believe...

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Severe Weather Wednesday: Strong, damaging winds expected, tornadoes possible

The National Weather Service (NWS) is tracking a storm that could bring damaging winds and dangerous storms, including tornadoes, Wednesday...

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Trump pulls endorsement for Mo Brooks in U.S. Senate race

After months of campaigning on an endorsement from President Donald Trump, U.S. Senate candidate Mo Brooks has lost that endorsement....

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Flooding concerns remain in Alabama after system that spawned tornadoes

A deadly storm system that caused damage and deaths in other states dumped massive amounts of rain in Alabama late Tuesday and into...

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BREAKING: Multiple students transported after school bus crash in east Alabama

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is investigating a school bus crash that happened on Tuesday, March 15. The bus crashed off...

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Construction worker killed in central Alabama after truck sinks into mud

A construction worker was killed early Thursday, March 10, after a large truck sunk into the mud, causing a deadly chain reaction....

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Alabama announces starting date for Red Snapper Season

Red Snapper season will open on Friday, May 27. State and federal waters will be open to private and state-licensed charter vessel...

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NWS: Tornado hit southeast Alabama, causing damage but no injuries

No injuries were reported early Wednesday morning when a tornado caused damage in southeast Alabama. The tornado was spawned from a...

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Vice President Kamala Harris to speak at Bridge Crossing Jubilee Sunday

Kingfisher Media Regional News Vice President Kamala Harris will be a speaker at the 57th Annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee on Sunday....

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2 killed in north Alabama after box truck falls off overpass, struck by train

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division is investigating after a double-fatal crash early on Wednesday,...

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Ukrainian pastor with Alabama connection continues to ask for prayers

A group of Christians holed up in a basement in Kyiv, Ukraine raised their hands and praised the Lord Sunday, despite the mass chaos...

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Alabama chef nominated for James Beard Award: 'It's not about me'

That was the motto of Johnny Hontzopolous when he opened his restaurant after immigrating from Greece to America in 1921. Little did...

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VIDEO FEATURE: Small town Alabama ‘banging’ out big-time ammo despite shortages

In the past two years, the National Firearm Industry Trade Association has seen more new gun owners. In 2020, 40% of all firearm purchases were made by first-time gun buyers. In 2021, that percentage was 30%. But despite increased sales, supply chain shortages and inflation, one small town Alabama company is producing high quantities of high-quality ammunition.

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Alabama watches as the people of Ukraine face 'large-scale invasion'

Dmytro Bulakh awoke early Thursday morning to the sound of explosions. The pastor of Grace Church, located in Kyiv, Ukraine, went outside...

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