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Escambia County high school seniors see justice system in action

Seniors from Escambia County’s three high schools got an up-close and personal look at the legal system as they attended the annual “Law Day” at the County Courthouse.

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Alabama law criminalizing meds for trans minors now in effect

Alabama was the first state to make it a crime to administer or prescribe puberty blockers and hormones to kids who identify as transgender. The new law took effect Sunday.

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State Sen. Elliott says he would oppose adding exceptions to 2019 abortion ban

If the leaked draft opinion, authored by U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito, reflects the ultimate ruling, the new precedent will leave abortion law up to the individual states.

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New U.S. Senate poll: Britt 27, Brooks 20, Durant 20

The second consecutive poll shows former Business Council of Alabama president and CEO Katie Britt leading the way in the race for the Republican Party nod in Alabama's U.S. Senate race.

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Blanchard criticizes Ivey for appointing Democratic judges

Gubernatorial candidate Lindy Blanchard slammed incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey (R) for eight appointments of Democrats to fill judicial vacancies.

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Jim Zeigler is endorsed by ‘America First Secretary of State Coalition’

On Sunday, the Jim Zeigler campaign announced that a national group backing candidates for Secretary of State in 14 states, America First Secretary of State Coalition, has endorsed Jim Zeigler in Alabama’s Secretary of State race.

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Suspect shot by Albertville Police identified

Albertville police are investigating a shooting that happened Thursday afternoon when a suspect was reportedly shot and killed by officers...

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Alabama church of 'Bloody Sunday' on endangered places list after COVID-19 closure

Like religious congregants all over, the people of historic Brown Chapel AME Church turned off the lights and locked the doors at the...

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Mike Durant denounces Lincoln Project, addresses claims made against him by rivals

In a video obtained by 1819 News, Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Mike Durant denounced the Lincoln Project, an anti-Trump PAC led by...

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Alabama Forestry poll shows Britt with double-digit lead over Durant

We have a new frontrunner in Alabama's Senate race, according to polling results from an Alabama Forestry PAC survey of 500 respondents...

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Dothan man charged with shooting school bus and other vehicles with BB gun

Police say they arrested a Dothan man Thursday for shooting a school bus, among other vehicles, with a BB gun.   A Dothan City school...

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Don Siegelman may have recently been uninvited to one event in Brewton, but he was the guest of honor at another. The former governor...

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Alabama Representative to be laid to rest

Former State Rep. Steve McMillan (R-Gulf Shores) will be laid to rest Saturday at Gulf Shores United Methodist Church. McMillan served...

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Sheriff: Car linked to Alabama escapee, jail worker found

The getaway vehicle used by a man wanted for murder in Alabama and the jail official suspected of helping him escape after a “jailhouse...

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AG Marshall calls out Biden's "Orwellian" disinformation board

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is calling on President Joe Biden to halt his Administration’s “Orwellian” attempt to initiate...

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Alabama store flattened as storms race across Southeast

A possible tornado flattened a downtown store before dawn and ripped the front off a metal building across Mobile Bay on Friday. Violent...

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Abortion advocates, opponents discuss possibility of a post-Roe Alabama

Those who support abortion, and those who oppose it, are now forced to envision an America where Roe v. Wade is no longer a reality. ...

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Tuberville introduces legislation to prevent Biden Administration from limiting 401(k) investment

U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-Alabama) on Thursday introduced the Financial Freedom Act. The legislation would prohibit the U.S....

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Alabama abortions: What’s happening now and what could change under potential Roe v. Wade overturn?

Alabama lawmakers are considering their next steps if the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) overturns Roe v. Wade, paving...

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Two Tuberville backed bills on NHAs are approved by Senate Committees

U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-Alabama) announced on Wednesday that the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources unanimously...

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2 things ALGOP Chairman says could help shore up Alabama voting system

One of the big topics driving the discussion on the GOP side of Alabama's U.S. Senate race has been election integrity. It has also...

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Man charged with soliciting children online; police captain tells parents how to protect kids

On Tuesday, the West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force arrested a man with connections to Northport for soliciting and engaging...

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UNA to receive over 12% increase in state funding

The University of North Alabama (UNA) will receive over $45 million from the state of Alabama in fiscal year (FY) 2023.   The funding...

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Teen shot and killed off I-459 identified

A 16-year-old was shot and killed in Birmingham Wednesday.   The Jefferson County Coroner confirmed that Jamie Monte Gibson, of Center...

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Long-awaited I-759 Gadsden connector to be completed by 2026, says State Sen. Jones

After nearly 40 years, Interstate 759, one of the last significant road projects overseen by former Gov. George Wallace, will be completed...

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Congressional candidate and U.S. Army veteran Casey Wardynski lays out priorities

Alabama’s U.S. 5th Congressional District seat is up for grabs, and old and new faces are in the running.  Current representative Mo...

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Oakwood Adventist Academy files federal lawsuit against AHSAA

According to a report from Huntsville television WAFF's Charles Montgomery, Oakwood Adventist Academy has filed a lawsuit in federal...

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