The first winner – the ones who left PNC with gold medals around their necks – was a marvelous Canada team, which blitzed the competition from its opening faceoff in Birmingham and culminated the experience by blitzing a strong United States team, 23-9, in the championship game.
Brady Ellison has competed in the World Games three times, including the past four days in Birmingham. Each time, he stood on the podium, silver medal hanging around his neck, listening to someone else’s national anthem. This time, he said, it came down to a pair of errant shots.
A $20 million proposal to put an abortion clinic off the coast of Alabama in federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico will not work, according to former U.S. Attorney Jay Town.
Crime Stoppers of Metro Atlanta and the Hoover Police Department are offering up to $5,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of anyone responsible for the 2020 woman of a woman.
According to statistics compiled by AAA, the average statewide price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $4.257, way down from the June average price of $4.632 a gallon.
The pain was evident without words. Tears overcame Ukrainian Sumo wrestler Alina Duzhenko for a moment, before she got her chance to speak. Four other Ukrainian athletes sat nearby inside the World Games media center, waiting to tell their stories, staring numbly into the group of reporters and World Game officials. Once they got their chance to speak the words tumbled out for about 45 minutes.
"Webb's First Deep Field is not only the first full-color image from the James Webb Space Telescope, it’s the deepest and sharpest infrared image of the distant universe, so far,” said NASA Administrator Bill Nelson.
"“This corrupt practice is a prime example of executive overreach. It is Congress’s job to direct federal funds and federal bureaucrats should not be in the business of picking winners and losers. Federal settlement funds should go to the victims first and then to the U.S. Treasury," said Tuberville.
Mobile County has reported the first case of human West Nile Virus (WNV), which is a form of mosquito-borne encephalitis (brain inflammation).
During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5, State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) discussed the problems with Alabama's corrections system and called on Gov. Kay Ivey and ADOC commissioner John Hamm to follow up on the legislature's actions and to get the system "out of the ditch."
Heather Willoughby was stunned when her daughter told her that teachers at her day care were giving hot sauce to babies as punishment. “The idea of someone that she’s supposed to be able to trust as her caregiver putting something like that to cause her pain, that’s absolutely horrifying,” Willoughby told 1819 News.
A California doctor is proposing a floating abortion clinic in the Gulf of Mexico as a way to maintain access for people in southern states where abortion bans have been enacted.
Four weeks of summer practice are in the books. Four more weeks remain before the UAB basketball team transitions into the fall semester. Andy Kennedy likes what he sees thus far.
Both times, the game-winning touchdown was delivered to the back corner of the end zone. Neither one offered an inch to spare. Oh, the perks of playing on a big stage. We’ll let Vanita Krouch, the starting quarterback for the U.S. in the women’s flag football competition at the World Games, explain.
Governor Kay Ivey got a peculiar shoutout during Sunday's broadcast of NBC's "Meet the Press."
“I’m thrilled to announce that the National Park Service is investing $2.5 million to preserve historic structures on the campuses of Alabama’s HBCUs, This is a big win for Alabama! Alabama’s HBCUs have played such a pivotal role in shaping the history of our nation," Rep. Terri Sewell said.
The James Webb Space Telescope is the world's premier space science observatory. NASA hopes that Webb will solve mysteries in our solar system, look beyond to distant worlds around other stars, and probe the mysterious structures and origins of our universe and our place in it.
Trey Mullinax won the rain-delayed Barbasol Championship on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, holing a 15-foot putt from the edge of the 18th green to beat Kevin Streelman by a stroke.
All in all, it was excellent entertainment. And the best news that was just part of a spectacular afternoon and evening of Sumo action, in front of a sold-out crowd of approximately 3,500, as part of World Games 2022.
Mourners remembered an Alabama sheriff’s deputy who was shot and killed by a fleeing suspect as a hero at his funeral Friday.
An Athens man previously charged with leaving the scene of an automobile accident is now being charged with manslaughter, police said.
Thompson High defensive lineman Peter Woods announced on Thursday that he committed to Clemson. The 6-foot-4, 270-pound Woods could play either tackle or end in college. Woods had nearly 40 scholarship offers, according to On3 Sports. He recently trimmed the list to Alabama, Clemson, Florida and Jackson State.
The United States and Canada had the most dominant victories on the opening day of the men’s lacrosse competition in the World Games. Yet, neither were the most compelling story on a steamy Friday at PNC Field on the UAB campus. That honor went to an Ireland team that didn’t play and a Haudenosaunee Confederacy team that lost by double digits.
On Saturday, the Mobile County Community Remembrance Project (MCCR), in partnership with the Equal Justice Initiative, was set to formally unveil a historical marker in downtown Mobile erected by the City of Mobile.
During an appearance on Huntsville radio WVNN's "The Dale Jackson Show," State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur), who is an attorney, said the legislature would have to take a "second look" at the law.
Alabamians 4 Medical Cannabis Freedom announced on Wednesday an ambitious legislative agenda for the 2023 Alabama Regular Legislative Session.
The Mobile Area Water and Sewer System (MAWSS) is advising the public that they have found perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, also known as PFAS, in drinking water above advisory levels set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).