Since 1996, the Jefferson County Commission has been bound by a consent decree over the county sewer system. That is something commissioners want to change.
Minor High School Band director Johnny Mims spoke to ABC’s “Good Morning America” and “CBS Mornings” on Wednesday about recently getting tased by a Birmingham Police Department after allegedly ignoring requests for his band to stop performing after a football game.
After thousands of Auburn University students gathered to worship and be baptized last week during the “Unite Auburn” event at Neville Arena, people across the nation have been saying revival may be breaking out on The Plains.
Jefferson County Schools Superintendent Dr. Walter Gonsoulin was one of several officials who met and viewed body-worn video from an incident that happened after a football game last Thursday.
Members of the Montgomery City Council didn’t pass a resolution proclaiming September as American Christian Heritage Month for a second straight meeting on Tuesday.
U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) has reportedly secured enough Senate support to bring the promotion of a Marine Corps Commandant to the floor for a confirmation vote.
In her response letter to Gov. Kay Ivey, Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) director Nancy Pack expressly contradicted previous statements made to 1819 News regarding the state library’s connection with the American Library Association (ALA).
The Gulf Shores tattoo artist accused of trying to rape a woman in the parking lot of Mud Bugs Pub & Club in August of 2022 has been scheduled for trial.
Governor Kay Ivey recently broke her silence regarding the West Alabama Corridor project, saying it was a "vital" project that will continue as planned despite it currently being placed on hold by the Contract Review Committee.
State Rep. Brock Colvin (R-Albertville) pre-filed a bill on Tuesday that would prohibit government-compelled mask mandates in Alabama.
Last year, the University of Alabama reported a record-breaking freshman class, but only 37% of first-year students were from Alabama. This year, UA broke records again, not just for the number of students but for the overall number of students from Alabama.
At a recent special meeting of the Republican National Convention, Alabama GOP chairman John Wahl voted to file an amicus brief in support of former President Donald Trump in legal battles attempting to disqualify him in his presidential run.
The Supreme Court of Alabama heard the consolidated cases of three families seeking compensation after they claim a patient at Mobile Infirmary destroyed their embryos.
Attorneys for former University of Alabama basketball player Darius Miles filed a motion on Sunday asking a judge to throw out information he told investigators after a deadly shooting on the Tuscaloosa Strip in January.
U.S. Sens. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) and Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) oppose a proposed rule that would establish a 28,000-square-mile Critical Habitat for the Rice’s whale within the Gulf of Mexico.
State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) said recently he’s concerned about whether the West Alabama Corridor is actually currently eligible for federal funding due to the type of permitting that is being used on the project by the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT).
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi entered the United States for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City on Monday.
The man accused in the New Year’s Eve Moon Pie Drop shooting in Mobile was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison.
Negotiations between the City of Birmingham and Jefferson County over who will take in jail inmates with misdemeanor charges have been a source of tension between the two government entities.
Birmingham Police Department (BPD) released bodycam footage on Monday night of an officer deploying a taser against a Minor High School band director before his arrest and subsequent criminal charging.
Listen to 1819 News Editor-at-Large Erica Thomas on "The Jeff Poor Show" with Scott Buttram as they discuss the library controversy occurring across the state and the likelihood of a lottery coming to Alabama in the next year.
Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen announced a newly-created voter integrity database on Monday.
A recent report card from a pro-Ukraine GOP organization rates Alabama GOP congressmen based on their support for Ukraine during the current conflict against Russia, with several failing.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office identified the suspect as Vincent Kimbrough, 29. He was charged with two counts of second-degree assault, resisting arrest, public intoxication and disorderly conduct.
U.S. News & World Report released its annual Best Colleges rankings on Sunday, listing Auburn University as the 47th-best public school in the country.
The Alabama State Department of Education recently lowered the third-grade reading score required to pass students to the fourth grade.
The Baldwin County Republican Party unanimously passed a resolution over the weekend in reaction to inappropriate books that have been offered in the children and teens sections at libraries throughout the county.