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City of mobile Alabama News
Birmingham, not Mobile, second-most dangerous city in the U.S., according to corrected report

For several months, city officials in Mobile have been working with the FBI to correct crime data that led to an incorrect report stating that Mobile was the second most dangerous city in the United States.

Wes Allen absentee vote Alabama News
Ballot harvesting bill dies in Senate without a vote; Sec. of State Wes Allen: 'I have not received a clear answer' on why it never reached the Senate floor

Legislation establishing criminal penalties for certain types of absentee ballot assistance died in the Senate after never making it on the calendar for a vote in the last days of the session.

Birmingham-Southern College Alabama News
Legislature approves ‘Distressed’ Birmingham-Southern College bailout bill after amendment from governor's office

The Alabama Legislature approved a bill to create a loan program for universities in financial distress after Gov. Kay Ivey returned the previous bill with an executive amendment.

pride on the plains Alabama News
Auburn 'Pridefest' features pantless performers dancing in front of children for cash tips

The Week-long “Pridefest” hosted in Auburn featured a number of public displays of drag, several of which featured children.

Kay Ivey Alabama News
State House, Senate pass tax-free overtime bill with an amendment from Ivey to remove cap, move up sunset date

Legislation exempting the overtime pay of Alabama hourly workers from state income taxes was amended by Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday.

ROMANIA 1 Alabama News
Alabama National Guard visits Romanian locals as part of 30-year-old partnership

Soldiers from the Alabama National Guard, the U.S. Army and Romanian Armed Forces came together to visit with locals in Slobozia, Romania.

Limestone County Sheriffs Office Alabama News
Teen accused of outfitting car with stolen blue lights, pulling people over in Alabama, Tennessee

An 18-year-old is charged with impersonating a police officer after he applied for a job as a Limestone County corrections officer.

Baldwin County EMA 2 Alabama News
Baldwin County EMA director resigns; Interim director is confident in smooth transition

Baldwin County EMA Director Zachary Hood turned in his resignation Monday. The County Commission accepted the resignation Tuesday during its regular meeting.

Dale Strong Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Strong 'skeptical' of north Alabama power grid since last winter blackouts; Asks TVA to be ready for summer heat

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) is helping Alabamians beat the heat this summer by ensuring the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is ready for the extra load on the power grid.

AL Governor Ivey Kay Alabama Alabama News
Ivey signs anti-ESG legislation into law

Legislation by State Sen. Dan Roberts (R-Mountain Brook) prohibiting state contracts with businesses that boycott specific sectors of the economy based on environmental, social and governance was signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday. 

Warrior City Hall Alabama News
Warrior Police chief defends officers in video tackling, punching suspect — ‘I know what the video looks like’

Warrior Police Department chief Scott Praytor defended his department after a Birmingham-area television news station obtained a video from an anonymous viewer depicting two WPD officers tackling and punching a suspect repeatedly while on the ground.

Millbrook Alabama News
Millbrook passes one-cent sales tax hike before grocery tax cut bill signed into law

Members of the Millbrook City Council unanimously passed a one-cent city sales tax increase on Tuesday morning at a special-called meeting in an attempt to beat Gov. Kay Ivey’s possible signature on grocery tax cut legislation passed by the House and Senate last week.

Tommy Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville: 'I'm a Trump guy' — Says Biden admin putting us in 'bad trouble' despite claims in recent ad campaign

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) sat down with Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday and once again affirmed his support for Donald Trump’s 2024 presidential campaign. 

City of Mobile Alabama News
Citizens speak out against Pride Month event in downtown Mobile; City works with entities to keep out 'vulgar' performances

Several Mobile residents addressed the city council Tuesday requesting an ordinance banning drag shows in public venues where minors could be present.

Roy Brook USE Alabama News
Alabama’s ‘Flag Guy’ misplaces flag while on trip to Gulf Coast

For years, Roy Brook has traveled all over Alabama and neighboring states sharing his love for the nation and the United States flag. But now, Brook is asking for help after he misplaced his flag while on a trip to Florida.

bodycam Alabama News
Bill requiring law enforcement to release bodycam footage under certain circumstances heads to Ivey for signature

The Alabama Legislature has approved a bill that would allow for police bodycam and dashcam recordings to be released to the public under certain circumstances.

Scott Stadthagen Alabama News
Stadthagen: Chinese jet incident demonstrates necessity of Property Protection Act — ‘This is not just about protecting our state. This is about protecting our nation’

State Rep. Scott Stadthagen (R-Hartselle) insisted upon the necessity of the recently-signed Property Protection Act (PPA), which prohibits certain foreign governments from purchasing land in Alabama after a Chinese jet flew dangerously close to a U.S. aircraft over the Taiwan Strait. 

Kenneth Glasgow Alabama News
Sentencing hearing for Dothan pastor, Al Sharpton half-brother Kenneth Glasgow delayed

A United States District Judge delayed the sentencing of Dothan pastor Kenneth Glasgow last week until July.

MS-13 Alabama News
State Rep. Stringer touts 'criminal enterprises' legislation; Warns rise of MS-13 spurred by immigration threatening Alabama small towns

Last week, the Alabama Legislature sent the so-called "criminal enterprises" bill to Gov. Kay Ivey, where it awaits her signature. According to State Rep. Shane Stringer (R-Citronelle), the law will significantly help combat the threat of gang crime.

Noah Galloway Alabama News
Happy with the man he is today: Alabama war hero Noah Galloway talks overcoming challenges and being a family man

1819 News CEO Bryan Dawson sat down with Noah Galloway and the two discussed challenges they have been through in life and as parents.

Antifa Alabama News
Alabama House Republicans want Antifa groups declared ‘terrorist organizations’

Members of the Alabama House Republican Caucus announced on Monday they had unanimously approved a resolution by State Rep. Chip Brown (R-Hollinger’s Island) that calls upon the federal government to officially declare Antifa-affiliated groups “terrorist organizations.”

Photo by Johnny Cohen Alabama News
2020 Census demographics data show Alabama midpack nationally in dependent population despite increase

The U.S. Census Bureau released demographic data last week highlighting the aging population across the country, which has contributed to a growing proportion of individuals who are potentially dependent on others for sustenance. 

Kenneth Paschal Alabama News
State Rep. Paschal applauds passage of parental rights bill — 'Ensures that the God-granted, decision-making power afforded to parents in raising their children is guaranteed, protected, and preserved'

State Rep. Kenneth Paschal (R-Pelham) applauds the legislature’s passage of his Parent Rights Protection Act legislation as the legislative session winds down.

U.S. Supreme Court Alabama News
U.S. Supreme Court rejects petition by female death row inmate accused of poisoning children

A woman sentenced to death in the killings of two children lost her petition to the United States Supreme Court.

Barry Moore Alabama News
Barry Moore praises judge for blocking Biden-backed pistol brace rule — ‘I will continue to stand against the ATF's assault on law-abiding gun owners!’

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) congratulated a federal judge on Twitter for temporarily blocking regulations imposed by the Biden administration and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) on pistols with stabilizing braces. 

Gadsden Jay Freeman Alabama News
Gadsden State Community College names police chief for new police department

Gadsden State Community College is one step closer to having its own police department now that the school has appointed a police chief.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville targeted? New Hampshire man charged with threatening to kill a U.S. Senator over 'blocking military promotions' — 'You’re a dead man walking you piece of f———ing s——t'

Though the senator has not been named, court documents point toward it being U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) since Landry told investigators he was “angry with certain politicians over their handling of important entitlement programs for veterans” and he “saw on the news that U.S. Senator #1 is blocking military promotions.”

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