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Eclipse Alabama News
Total solar eclipse not visible in Alabama April 8; Nearby states to travel for viewing

It hasn’t happened in seven years, and it is a sight to behold. A total eclipse of the sun will occur on April 8.

Fmr State Sen. Dick Brewbaker Alabama News
'No, absolutely not': Brewbaker says no to Club for Growth, House Freedom Caucus in AL-2 GOP primary contest

If Brewbaker is to emerge as the GOP nominee for November's general election contest, he says he will do so without Club for Growth or the House Freedom Caucus.

Flag Day Alabama News
Foley named Alabama’s World War II Heritage City

The National Park Service named the city of Foley an American World War II Heritage City.

Rivas Alabama News
Honduran native, founder of Personal Touch, Inc. achieves American Dream in Alabama — 'God has been good'

With high inflation, rampant illegal immigration and heightened political tensions, the American Dream may seem like a thing of the past for many struggling to get by. But Honduran native JR Rivas is living proof that the U.S. is still the land of opportunity and success can still be achieved in the Yellowhammer State.

Eric Minix Alabama News
Deputy killed in Alabama high-speed chase to be honored Sunday and Monday

The Georgia deputy killed during a high-speed chase in Chambers County last Wednesday will be laid to rest Monday.

Withun Alabama News
Classical charter school opening in Prattville in August — 'There’s the demand for it'

Alabama’s first classical charter school in Alabama is opening in Prattville in August.

Tuberville Alabama News
Tuberville on Arkansas Air National Guard Commander’s resignation over Biden’s abortion travel policies: ‘We’re ruining our military’

An Arkansas Air National Guard Commander resigning recently over the Biden administration’s military abortion travel stance is another example of “good people” leaving the military over social justice policies, according to U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn).

Books Alabama News
Clean Up Alabama starts petition calling on lawmakers to take legislative action over sexually explicit children's books

The Alabama-based advocacy group Clean Up Alabama is petitioning the Alabama Legislature to address the ongoing drama concerning sexually explicit library books for minors.

Mike Rogers Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Rogers blasts United Nations for attempt to interfere with Alabama's scheduled nitrogen hypoxia execution

U.S. Rep Mike Rogers (R-Saks) recently criticized the United Nations' attempts to interfere in a scheduled Alabama execution of a convicted murderer.

Steve Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall on SCOTUS review of Trump’s Colorado ballot case: ‘The Constitution, not the Colorado Supreme Court, decides who can run for President’

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall applauded an announcement by the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday that it will review the Colorado Supreme Court’s ruling to remove former President Donald Trump from the state’s ballot.

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Jefferson County Commission president Stephens: ‘We are completely against’ housing Birmingham Police misdemeanor inmates in county jail

Jefferson County Commission President Jimmie Stephens told 1819 News on Friday that the commission is “completely against” the Birmingham Police Department housing those they arrest on misdemeanor charges in the county jail.

Garrett Crumby Alabama News
8 Alabama police officers shot, 1 killed in line of duty in 2023

Three hundred and seventy-eight cops nationwide including eight from Alabama were shot in the line of duty in 2023.

Gary Palmer Alabama News
Palmer warns Alabama could lose a congressional seat because of illegal immigration from Biden lax border policy

Although many conservatives are applauding Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) for the way he is dispersing illegal immigrants around the country to sanctuary states and cities, U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) says it will not be without consequences.

Shops of Grand River Alabama News
Multiple malls across Alabama receive bomb threats Friday

Law enforcement responded to bomb threats Friday at multiple shopping centers and malls across the state.

Adam Simjee Alabama News
Women sentenced in murder of good Samaritan in Cheaha State Park; State protective order lifted

The two women convicted in the killing of a man who tried to help them in Cheaha State Park were sentenced this week.

Plant Barry coal ash pond Alabama News
Federal judge dismisses Mobile Baykeeper lawsuit against Alabama Power

A federal lawsuit filed by the Mobile Baykeeper against Alabama Power has been dismissed without prejudice. The lawsuit claimed the power company’s plan to leave 21 million tons of coal ash at a plant north of Mobile would allow pollutants to seep into public waters. 

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Moms for Liberty Alabama seeks legislative action on sexually explicit books — 'Not the role of the librarian to provide children with books containing pornographic images'

The Alabama Chapter for Moms For Liberty (MFL) recently sent a letter to state legislators, asking them to intervene in the ongoing saga over sexually explicit books for minors.

Man taken for mental evaluation after jumping naked into fish tank at Leeds Bass Pro Shops

The Leeds Police chief confirmed a man was taken into custody late Thursday after a mental breakdown Thursday at Bass Pro Shops in Leeds.

Danial Forman Alabama News
Former Prattville High School football coach enters guilty plea in case involving sexual contact with student, receives probation

A former Prattville High School teacher and football coach has pleaded guilty to second-degree assault after being accused of having sexual contact with an unnamed 18-year-old female student.

Duncan Alabama News
Mount Vernon Police chief terminated following harassment charge

The Mount Vernon City Council voted to terminate its police chief following his December arrest for domestic violence.

Tuberville1025 Alabama News
Tuberville has high hopes for bill to prevent VA resources from going to illegal immigrants — ‘I’ve even got Democrats on my side’

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) has high hopes for the bill he introduced last month to prevent the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs from using government resources to take care of illegal immigrants.

Robert Aderholt Border Illegal Crossing Alabama News
Aderholt witnesses illegal border crossings during trip to Eagle Pass — 'Our border patrol officers and our nation are at a breaking point'

U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R- Haleyville) joined the U.S. Speaker of the House Mike Johnson (R-LA) and 64 other House Republican Members in a visit to the southern border on Wednesday to put pressure on President Biden as the crisis at the southern border grows.

Eric Minix Alabama News
Georgia deputy hit, killed by Alabama officer during high-speed chase

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is investigating a deadly high-speed chase that ended in the death of a Georgia deputy Wednesday morning.

Meosha Lakee Mayfield Photo from Crime Stoppers of Central Alabama Alabama News
Jefferson County mother wanted on manslaughter charges after 3-year-old son accidentally shoots himself

The Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office obtained a warrant on Tuesday for a Birmingham woman whose 3-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed himself before Christmas.

Former Congressman Jim Martin (R-Gadsden). Alabama News
Jim Martin story to air on APT: WWII vet, Gadsden oilman, builder of Alabama GOP, congressman, father of ‘Forever Wild’

The James D. (Jim) Martin story will air on Alabama Public Television on Thursday at 9 p.m. and again on Thursday, January 18 at 12 a.m.

ballots Alabama News
Judges refuse to reinstate disqualified Democrat Jefferson County Treasurer candidates to the March primary ballot

Two Montgomery County Circuit Court judges refused on Wednesday to reinstate two disqualified candidates for Jefferson County Treasurer.

Alabama School Choice Alabama News
House Democrats push back against school choice proposals as legislative session draws near

As the 2024 legislative session creeps closer, school choice is lining up to be one of the more contentious subjects debated by lawmakers once the session begins in February.

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