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Gaines Title ix Alabama News
AG Marshall, State Rep. DuBose to discuss changes to Title IX at upcoming town halls hosted by Moms for Liberty, LOCAL Alabama

The Biden administration's changes to Title IX recognizing gender identity as a protected class will go into effect on August 1, just in time for the new school year.

Meyer park Alabama News
Free summer concert series in Gulf Shores

Free live music concerts are slated in summer 2024 in Gulf Shores. No ticket or RSVP needed.

Nathaniel Ledbetter Alabama News
House Speaker Ledbetter: Legislature to consider fixes for crime plaguing Alabama metro areas in coming session

With two more legislative sessions remaining in this quadrennium, House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) told Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Thursday that crime is still on his list of problems to resolve.

Donald Trump Alabama News
Alabama Farmers Federation endorses Trump — ‘Some farmers may not survive another four years of the Biden administration’

Alabama FarmPAC, a political action committee of the Alabama Farmers Federation, endorsed former President Donald Trump on Friday.

Clark/Reed. Alabama News
Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed resisting legislative efforts to rein in crime-ridden cities – 'That’s not a solution'

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed is resisting lawmakers’ efforts to rein in police departments in cities with rampant crime by allowing the state to insert an appointed interim police chief until the crime problem is curbed.

Ballot Harvesting file Alabama News
‘Ballot harvesting is alive and well’: Video of Conecuh County voters proves case needs to go to trial, investigator says

It has been over a year and a half since Conecuh County Sheriff Republican candidate Mike Blackmon filed an election contest following a recount that found Democrat Sheriff Randy Brock won the race by one vote.

May Day shooting Alabama News
May Day shooting suspects ambushed victims over fight days before, prosecutors say

In a court filing, District Judge William Scully ruled Mack Arthur Adams III must stay in jail with no bond under Aniah’s Law.

James Spann Alabama News
UPDATE: Accounts restored... Get in your safe place! James Spann's Facebook, Instagram accounts suspended

Longtime Alabama meteorologist James Spann's Facebook and Instagram accounts were suspended Friday, leaving his 1.5 million followers on the Meta platforms in the dark.

Garlan Gudger Alabama News
State Sen. Gudger: Gambling fallout 'is going to be lingering for a little while'

Following the Alabama Senate's failed vote on a conference committee deal on a comprehensive gambling bill, some House members have publicly expressed frustration with their colleagues in the upper chamber.

Airbus Pride Alabama News
Airbus sponsoring Pride Street Party in front of historic Catholic cathedral

Airbus is one of several sponsors of this year’s Loda Artwalk Pride Street Party in Cathedral Square, where the historic Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception sits.

Reed Ingram Alabama News
State Rep. Ingram pre-files bill allowing state to appoint police chief in cities with out-of-control crime — 'It’s life or death for some of these citizens'

State Rep. Reed Ingram (R-Pike Road) officially pre-filed a bill for the 2025 legislative session that would allow the Governor or Attorney General (AG) to appoint an interim police chief in municipalities where crime has gone out of control.

Givhan Alabama News
State Sen. Givhan downplays 2025 gambling bill prospects — 'The whole one-vote narrative is absolute garbage'

During an appearance on Huntsville radio WVNN's "The Dale Jackson Show," State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) explained that even though a conference committee-brokered bill failed by one vote in the Alabama State Senate, it will still need a majority of Senate Republicans to proceed if it comes up again.

in-vitro fertilization, ivf Alabama News
Patients ask court to declare new ‘hastily conceived’ Alabama IVF law unconstitutional

Plaintiffs in a wrongful death in vitro fertilization (IVF) lawsuit that has received national attention in recent months asked the Mobile County Circuit Court to declare a new Alabama IVF provider immunity law unconstitutional this week.

ALLA. Alabama News
Despite disassociation, state library board promotes ALA's 'Library Advocacy Town Halls'; Attendees sought to 'subtly' promote 'Pride Month'

Despite officially breaking ties with the American Library Association, the Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) recently distributed brochures for a series of “Library Advocacy Town Halls” provided by the ALA’s state chapter to discuss the “war on Alabama libraries.

Mobile Port Authority Alabama News
Dockworkers strike looming at Port of Mobile; Could mean high shipping costs, major delays

Negotiations between a maritime workers union and the United States Maritime Alliance have failed, according to reports, meaning a strike could be looming at Alabama's port.

ALDOT to demo Baldwin Beach Express Bridge toll plaza beginning this weekend

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will demolish the toll plaza on the Beach Express Bridge in Baldwin County beginning June 16.

Evidence Alabama News
Baldwin County Sheriff's Office investigating possible mishandling of evidence by deputy who served on FBI task force

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office is involved in a countywide investigation over the possible mishandling of evidence.

Bill Hagerty Alabama News
U.S. Senator on VP shortlist attends $1 million Trump fundraiser in Mountain Brook

U.S. Sen. Bill Hagerty (R-Tennessee) attended and helped raise money for a Donald Trump for President fundraiser in Mountain Brook last week.

Britt tuberville Alabama News
Britt, Tuberville sign onto Senate GOP letter supporting continued nationwide access to IVF, condemning Democrats 'scare tactics'

Alabama's U.S. Senators signed a letter stating their support for in-vitro fertilization and accused Democrats of using "scare tactics" and "false fearmongering" on the GOP's IVF stance.

Aderholt Alabama News
Aderholt: Supreme Court’s abortion pill ruling will ‘endanger the health and safety of women’

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling affirming nationwide access to an abortion pill will “allow policies to continue which endanger the health and safety of women,” according to U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville).

Jefferson County Coroner Alabama News
Jefferson County Coroner reports major decrease in overdose fatalities halfway through 2024

The number of drug overdose fatalities has decreased by 32% halfway through 2024 in Jefferson County, despite concerns at the beginning of the year.

Johnson Johnson Baby Powder Alabama News
Alabama to get $13.5 million settlement in Johnson & Johnson baby powder lawsuit

The State of Alabama will receive nearly $13.5 million pending judicial review of a settlement between 41 states, the District of Columbia and Johnson & Johnson. The payments will be made in four annual installments.

SPLC Alabama News
Massive layoffs at SPLC — ’Gutted its staff by a quarter’

The Montgomery-based, left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center nonprofit laid off over 60 employees on Wednesday.

no guns Alabama News
'Politicians want to blame somebody else': Experts, lawmakers push back on narrative blaming constitutional carry for increased crime

In recent months, Montgomery leadership has attempted to pass the buck on who’s to blame for the recent rash of violent crime that has swept the city.

Garland Alabama News
Alabama House Republicans vote to hold AG Garland in contempt — 'Raises serious questions about President Biden’s mental fitness'

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution Wednesday to hold U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt for refusing to hand over recordings of President Joe Biden being questioned about mishandling classified documents.

ambulance Alabama News
Teen starved to death in Birmingham hotel; Mother charged, not in custody

The Birmingham Police Department arrested the mother of a boy found dead in the Extended Stay America on Cahaba Park Circle.

ALEA Alabama law enforcement Agency trooper Alabama News
ALEA identifies man shot on interstate after charging officers with knife

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s State Bureau of Investigation released the identity of a man they say charged officers with a knife when they responded to a crash in Opelika Tuesday.

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