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Ivey directs flags lowered in honor of Montgomery County Deputy Sheriff Jermyius Young

Governor Kay Ivey has directed flags be flown at half-staff in honor of Montgomery County Deputy Sheriff Jermyius Young on the day of his interment, Monday, April 15, 2024.

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'City Walk Birmingham': Exercise, events, activities free daily in downtown

City Walk is under the I59/20 bridge in Birmingham. It has free activities daily and special events.

Cam Ward Alabama News
Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles to host job fair in Huntsville for parolees

The Alabama Bureau of Pardons & Paroles, partnering with Alabama Power, the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama and J.F. Ingram State Technical College, will host an Alabama Experience mobile job fair.

Chief Paul Prine Alabama News
'We want you, we need you': Officers voice support for Mobile Police Chief Paul Prine

A rally is planned Saturday for Mobile Police Chief Paul Prine and officers are coming forward to voice their support for him after he was put on administrative leave.

Athens Limestone Library Alabama News
Dysfunction at the Athens-Limestone County Library as board not following its own policies

According to information shared with 1819 News and policies published online, the Athens-Limestone County Public Library, the only public library in the county, has not been operating in accordance with its publicly available policies for some time.

Albritton, Brewbaker Alabama News
State Sen. Albritton endorses Dick Brewbaker in Republican CD2 primary runoff

State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore) endorsed Dick Brewbaker on Friday in the Republican primary runoff election for the Second Congressional District.

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State Sen. Albritton on gambling negotiations: ‘It’s going to be difficult’

The Senate will likely agree to go to a conference committee next week to try to negotiate an agreement with the House on the two chamber’s competing gambling proposals, according to State Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Atmore).

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Senate passes measure prohibiting AI-generated child porn

The Senate passed the Alabama Child Protection Act on Thursday.

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Senate approves largest-ever $3.7 billion General Fund budget

The Senate approved a $3.7 billion General Fund budget on Thursday for fiscal year 2025.

State Rep. Mack Butler (R-Rainbow City). Alabama News
'Do some ultraviolet lights up your rectum' — House Dems rail against resolution condemning World Health Organization

The Alabama House of Representatives began its 21st legislative day with significant gridlock over a House Joint Resolution to encourage federal lawmakers to permanently end taxpayer funding of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Shane Stringer Alabama News
House committee advances legislation preventing financial institutions from tracking firearms sales, collecting data on gun owners

The House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee voted Wednesday to advance legislation prohibiting financial institutions from collecting transaction data specific to firearms and ammunition sales.

Madison Co Court House 2 Alabama News
Judge orders Kyle Lewter to mental health facility after hallucinations, manic behavior

The suspect in the torture and murder of a Madison County man will be moved to a specialized mental health facility after jail officials and attorneys said they are concerned for the safety of staff and inmates.

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson Alabama News
Mobile Mayor Stimpson: Chief Paul Prine went 'AWOL'

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson responded to claims made by Police Chief Paul Prine, following the city’s decision to put the chief on administrative leave.

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Hoover City Schools takes online library system offline to ensure 'books with mature sexual content are removed'

On Thursday, Hoover City Schools announced the online library system, SORA, students use to access books online has been made unavailable while the system conducts an internal audit.

Kyle Calvert Alabama News
'Pansexual' nonbinary Irondale man arrested for explosive device left outside AG’s office linked to far-left ‘Antifa’ movement

An Irondale man who allegedly tried to bomb the Alabama Attorney General’s Office building in Montgomery is a far-left “anti-fascist” sympathizer who advocates violence against law enforcement and his political enemies, according to court records and social media.

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Alabama House passes legislation to codify male, female definitions in state law

The Alabama House of Representatives passed legislation on Thursday codifying definitions of Male and female into Alabama law, which included an attempted amendment to address recent controversy surrounding Huntsville’s U.S. Space and Rocket Center’s Space Camp.

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Former Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely granted parole

Former Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely was given a three-year sentence after being convicted of two felonies in 2021. After serving just over one year in jail he has been granted parole after a 2-1 vote by the board.

Books Flyer Alabama News
Conservative group sends mailers urging citizens to contact Fairhope leaders over sexually explicit books

The Baldwin County Conservative Coalition sent mailers to residents of Fairhope following a tense council meeting where concerned citizens came forward about inappropriate books.

Crayton and Clements Alabama News
ADOC van crash kills two inmates, injures five being transported from work

The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) confirmed two inmates were killed in a Tallapoosa County crash Wednesday.

Barin Field Alabama News
City of Foley seeks local WWII memorabilia for museum exhibit

The city of Foley is asking south Baldwin County residents to enter World War II memorabilia and information into a new exhibit honoring the community’s contributions to the war effort.

Ledbetter Alabama News
Ledbetter says he was 'surprised' by Senate's initial reaction to House gambling bill

During an appearance on Wednesday's broadcast of Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) said he was "surprised" by the initial reaction to his chamber's gambling effort.

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AHSAA executive director Alvin Briggs retiring

Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) executive director Alvin Briggs is retiring effective September 2. 

Madison County Detention Center jail Alabama News
Torture, murder suspect had hallucinations of State Senator, felt taunted while behind bars, court documents show

New information provides insight into the mental capacity of the man charged with the torture and murder of Derek Franklin Walls, in Madison County.

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'I'm not going to be threatened': Embattled Mobile Police Chief alleges unethical practices led to forced retirement; Mayor responds

Mobile Police Chief Paul Prine sat down with FM Talk 106.5’s Sean Sullivan on Midday Mobile the day after he was placed on administrative leave.

AG Explosive Device Attorney General Alabama News
Irondale man arrested in connection to explosive device left outside Attorney General’s Office

Kyle Benjamin Douglas Calvert, 26, of Irondale, is charged with two felony counts of malicious damage by explosive and one count of possession of an unregistered destructive device.

Stan McDonald Alabama News
Ethics Commissioner Stan McDonald resigns after duel with lawmakers over proposed ethics overhaul

Ethics Commissioner Stan McDonald has resigned from his position with the Ethics Commission one week after going toe-to-toe with State Rep. Matt Simpson (R-Daphne) over a proposed overhaul of Alabama’s ethics laws.

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Tuberville blasts 'failed' AL(dot)com for calling concern about attacks by illegal aliens 'political' — 'Try telling that to the parents'

During his weekly Wednesday call with reporters, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) responded to AL(dot)com describing his use of the story of Pablo Mendoza, a 23-year-old illegal alien residing in Enterprise who allegedly raped a mentally handicapped a 14-year-old female, as "political."

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