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Siegelman responds to being uninvited to south Alabama school's Law Day

For nearly half a century, Escambia County “Law Day” has offered local high school seniors an opportunity to get an up-close and personal...

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North Alabama officials applaud announcement of North Alabama infrastructure improvements

On Thursday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey (R) announced three significant infrastructure improvements in the Huntsville area, including...

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Mo Brooks cites stance on guns following assassination attempt to highlight Second Amendment beliefs

In 2017, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville), now a candidate for U.S. Senate, nearly lost his life at the hands of a would-be assassin...

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$12,500 reward offered after 2 men found slain in burned car in south Alabama

A $12,500 reward is being offered to find clues in the killings of two men found in a burned car in Butler County. The men were found...

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Governor signs 'Zuckerbucks' bill into law to 'improve election integrity'

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) on Wednesday signed House Bill 194 (HB194), the “Zuckerbucks” bill, into law. HB194 was sponsored by State...

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Sewell and Aderholt make a joint statement in support of Huntsville as Space Command HQ

U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL07) and Robert Aderholt (R-AL04) released a joint statement in support of the U.S. Army’s Redstone Arsenal...

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Florence Man shot and stabbed now responsive, still in critical condition, police say

The Florence Police Department said the man who was shot and stabbed Tuesday night is now responsive but remains in critical condition....

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UPDATE: Man convicted of capital murder in trial without a body

A man who was arrested 12 years after a woman disappeared was convicted of capital murder in her slaying Thursday, despite authorities...

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Storms rip through west Alabama causing damage, power outages

A storm system that moved into Alabama late Wednesday left a trail of damage in the western part of the state. Damage was reported...

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Packard expresses concerns over deaths of election integrity bills

On Monday, Republican Secretary of State candidate Ed Packard expressed his concerns about the Alabama Legislature’s failure to pass...

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Former deputy district attorney to serve jail time for theft of over $300,000

On Tuesday, former Chambers County Deputy District Attorney Roland Sledge was sentenced to 12 months in county jail for stealing over...

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Gubernatorial hopeful Lew Burdette calls state government 'a corrupt environment'

While most would acknowledge Alabama's state government leaves much to be desired, Alabama Republican gubernatorial candidate Lew Burdette...

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Katie Britt says purpose of Second Amendment to protect citizens 'against tyranny of the government'

The debate about the Second Amendment is alive and well in Alabama's U.S. Senate race. Earlier this month, comments from U.S. Senate...

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Alabama principal on leave for 'excessive paddling' gets support from local NAACP chapter

A Lawrence County elementary school principal has been placed on leave after being accused of excessively paddling a third grader,...

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Bills tightening cannabis restrictions for young people and pregnant women fail in 2022 session

Legislators declined to consider legislation that would have placed greater restrictions on legal cannabinoids before voting to end...

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Scott Harris tests positive for COVID-19

Dr. Scott Harris, the Alabama State Health Officer, has tested positive for COVID-19, a statement released by the Alabama Department...

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Jury deliberating in death of Alabama woman last seen 2006

An Alabama jury is deliberating in the trial of a man charged with capital murder in the killing of a woman whose body was never found...

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Hyundai adding first all-electric Genesis GV70 and Santa Fe Hybrid to Alabama plant

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) announced on Tuesday that Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) plans to begin building the hybrid version...

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Bill named after slain police officer signed into law

“Good Time” will no longer be cause for early release for certain inmates, after Gov. Kay Ivey signed the Nick Risner Act into law. ...

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Birmingham Starbucks latest to seek unionization

Alabama has another groundbreaking union effort coming to the state. Starbucks, the multi billion dollar coffee franchise, has thousands...

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CANCELED: Amber Alert for Messiah Richards

UPDATE: The Amber Alert for Messiah Richards has been canceled.   An Amber Alert has been issued for 2-month-old Messiah Richards,...

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Conservatives have mixed feelings about the legislative session

​​The Alabama Legislature closed the 2022 regular session on Thursday. Conservatives saw several victories, particularly on gun and...

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AG Steve Marshall on Fox News calls Biden handling of border 'an absolute dereliction of duty'

On Monday, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall appeared on Fox News Channel's "The Ingraham Angle" to lay out his lawsuit against...

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Fmr. U.S. Attorney Jay Town says minor transgender therapy ban, bathroom laws are constitutional

Late last week, the Alabama legislature passed two controversial pieces of legislation that were signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey and...

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3 bills, concerning unemployment, telehealth, and homeless youth driver's licenses, signed into law

On Tuesday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) signed three notable bills into law which she said are aimed at improving Alabama communities....

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Brookside judge recuses himself following police revenue controversy

Municipal Judge Jim Wooten has chosen to recuse himself from all cases pending in Brookside, and Marcus Jones has been appointed to...

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Former UAB football player convicted of capital murder

Former University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) football player Carlos Stephens was found guilty of capital murder Tuesday following...

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