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MISSING PERSON: Gregory Williams

The Birmingham Police Department (BPD) is asking for help locating Gregory Williams, a missing adult with autism. Williams is 26 years...

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Amtrak projects a $373.40 loss per passenger on resumption of Mobile-New Orleans service by 2027

Before 2005, Amtrak offered passenger rail service from Los Angeles to Orlando on its Sunset Limited line. One of the stops along the...

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Britt opposes Biden on Iran terrorist delisting

The United States and Iran are part of multi-national talks to resurrect the Iran nuclear deal that President Barack H. Obama signed,...

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Opelika Middle School teacher charged with sex crimes, police say student involved

An Opelika Middle School (OMS) teacher was charged Thursday with sex-related crimes involving a student.   Caleb Fuller, 36, of Auburn,...

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Man arrested on drug charges in Madison County

A man was arrested in Madison County Thursday with five ounces of cocaine and four ounces of fentanyl.   Vander Mingledolph, 36, was...

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Watchdog group names U.S. Sen. Shelby April's 'Porker of the Month'

One of the big "winners" in the $1.5 trillion fiscal 2022 omnibus bill signed by President Joe Biden back in March was Alabama's own...

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State Rep. Sorrell predicts legislature passes 'strong school choice' bill in 2023

Education remains a struggle for state government, which has been entirely under Republican control since 2011. In 2019, Republicans...

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Thomasville police sergeant almost dies due to fentanyl exposure

Thomasville Police Chief Mitchell Stuckey told WKRG Tuesday that a Thomasville police sergeant nearly died due to being exposed to...

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State Rep. McMillan passes away at age 80

  Alabama lost a true statesman on Thursday. State Rep. Steve McMillan (R-Foley) passed away at 80 after a long and storied career...

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American economy contracted last month; Britt, Tuberville respond

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported on Thursday that the U.S. economy contracted 1.4% during the first three months of 2021....

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Dothan man charged with 33 sex crimes

A Dothan man has been charged with 33 counts of sex-related crimes after police investigated claims that an adult male had inappropriate...

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FDA attempts ban of menthol cigarettes; some call it 'racist war on drugs'

The Biden administration is narrowing in on finalizing the decade-long fight against menthol cigarettes.     The Food and Drug Administration...

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Authorities make arrest in 1988 killing of 11-year-old girl

An Alabama man has been arrested in connection with the 1988 killing of an 11-year-old girl found stabbed to death in a Massachusetts...

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Biden commutes three Alabamians serving meth-related federal sentences

President Joe Biden reduced the sentences of three Alabamians serving time for meth-related federal crimes on Tuesday.   These are...

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State adding more pre-K classrooms thanks to new education budget

Gov. Kay Ivey (R) and the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education announced that more children are going to get access to free...

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Supreme Court hopeful Greg Cook says state resources still needed to combat ballot harvesting

For decades, allegations of absentee ballot fraud have plagued some of Alabama's elections, particularly in the state's rural communities....

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Katie Britt says she is 'really excited' about Elon Musk buying Twitter

For better or for worse, Big Tech plays a pivotal role in steering the country's political discussion. It can be a place where mainstream...

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Biden to visit Alabama Javelin plant, while national supply shrinks

The White House announced on Wednesday that President Joe Biden will visit one of Alabama's Lockheed Martin Manufacturing plants in...

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Woman who used to live in Alabama sentenced to 90 months for concealing payments to al-Qaida

A former University of Alabama student was sentenced to 90 months in prison Wednesday for “concealing the transmission of funds to...

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Durant blasts Britt for listening to the 'woke, anti-cop and anti-conservative'

U.S. Senate candidate Mike Durant recently attacked opponent Katie Boyd Britt in response to a report by 1819 News that Britt posted...

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CANCELED: Missing teen Chalysse Duanne Thomas

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) has issued an emergency missing child alert for Montgomery teenager Chalysse Duanne Thomas....

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6 Republican Gubernatorial Candidates participate in debate in Huntsville

Six contenders seeking to unseat incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey faced off in a sold-out live debate at the Event Center at Roto Rooter in...

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Bird flu rare in Alabama, but caution still recommended

Fears surrounding bird flu are subsiding around the state of Alabama, but caution is still recommended.    In recent months, there...

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Mo Brooks responds to conservative award

Mo Brooks has received a high percentile rating from the American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF).   Congressman Mo Brooks announced...

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Officers commended for saving woman who jumped in Coosa River

Officers Noah Boyd and Alec Burgess received a commendation during a Gadsden city council meeting on Tuesday for saving a woman who...

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Driver’s license offices open again, LEADS system now in place

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) reopened driver's license offices Tuesday after eight consecutive days of being closed.  ...

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Arby’s worker charged with assault after hot grease thrown on customer

A Hueytown Arby’s worker was charged with assault Monday after police said she threw hot grease on a woman over the weekend.   According...

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