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).
July is Parks and Recreation Month, and Parks and Recreation departments around the state plan to use the month to celebrate their parks and the employees that run them.
An Alabama resident pleaded not guilty on Thursday for the 1988 slaying of an 11-year-old New Hampshire girl in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
A large crowd wedged their way into Protective Stadium seats, corridors and luxury suites to party for a few hours during the opening ceremonies for the World Games. It was a splashy ending to the day before the world begins competing in Birmingham.
During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Thursday, U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) acknowledged the Biden administration's issuances of oil and gas leases but explained they came with onerous requirements.
During an interview with Huntsville radio WVNN's "The Yaffee Program," State Senate Majority Leader Clay Scofield (R-Guntersville) argued there was no urgency for a special session before the 2023 regular session.
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a divisive arch-conservative and one of his nation's most powerful and influential figures, has died after being shot during a campaign speech Friday in western Japan, hospital officials said.
An appeals court on Thursday rejected a $95 million defamation lawsuit against Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen filed by former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, who said he was tricked into a television appearance that lampooned sexual misconduct accusations against him.
CBS-42 will broadcast a one-hour preview show beginning at 7 p.m., serving as a prelude to the commercial-free Opening Ceremony from Protective Stadium scheduled to run until 10 p.m. The Opening Ceremony is expected to be a sellout.
The Houston County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) is looking for a man they say is wanted for questioning in reference to a shooing in Webb Thursday morning.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) arrested two individuals Tuesday who barricaded themselves in a mobile home in the New Hope area.
Funeral arrangements have been decided for Bibb County K9 deputy Brad Johnson, who passed away at UAB Hospital on June 30 after he was critically wounded during a shootout.
The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is restricting hazardous material cargo shipments on I-59/20 through Downtown Birmingham during the World Games 2022.
More than 3,600 athletes from over 100 countries are in town for nearly two weeks to compete in the 11th edition of the World Games. Santa Clara, Calif. hosted the inaugural World Games in 1981. It hasn’t been held in an U.S. city since arriving in Birmingham. Planning began about the same time the most recent World Games ended in July of 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland.
"This action by the Biden Administration's Department of Justice will continue to erode the public’s trust in the election process and will raise public perception that fraudulent votes are being cast,” said Rep. Palmer.
The World Games 2022 kicks off with Thursday’s Opening Ceremony at Protective Stadium in Birmingham.
“If we just keep being more lenient, and lenient, and lenient, and we are going to keep having more police officers die because of our justice system.”
Over 50 former employees at the Austal plant in Mobile have listed themselves as plaintiffs in a lawsuit claiming the company violated their civil rights after they sought religious exemptions for the COVID-19 vaccine.
During an interview with Rightside Radio host Phil Williams on Wednesday, Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl said his two main takeaways from the rocky primary campaign season were the need for a closed primary system and a requirement that all of Alabama's 67 counties have a uniform mapping software.