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Officer-involved shooting leaves one dead in Athens

The State Bureau of Investigations (SBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Athens.

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‘We have a president who does not care about the country’: Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry unloads on Biden’s open border policies at D.C. Police Week event

Increased illegal alien crime from President Joe Biden’s open border policies is spreading to other states, according to Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry.

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Tuberville condemns Antisemitism Awareness Act for restricting free speech — 'We have to go by the Constitution'

Though he’s been a vocal supporter of Israel and the Jewish community, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) said he’s opposed to the so-called Antisemitism Awareness Act since it hampers free speech.

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Auburn Police arrest two on gambling charges

Auburn Police arrested Rifat Hassan for conspiracy to promote gambling and possession of a gambling device on Tuesday.

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Father refunded for Huntsville's Space Camp months after social media post on trans employee goes viral

Clay Yarbrough, the father whose social media post caused statewide controversy surrounding Huntsville’s Space and Rocket Center’s Space Camp, has received a full refund for the trip his daughter never took.

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State Library Board to vote on Gov. Ivey's proposed rule changes related to sexually explicit children's books

The Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) board will vote Thursday to either advance or reject a series of administrative policies suggested by Gov. Kay Ivey addressing sexually explicit books.

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Arrest made in Baldwin County May Day shooting; Sheriff’s office looking for other suspects

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of one person in connection to a shooting at a May Day event in Stockton.

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Mayor Woodfin makes 'direct plea' to citizens to work with Birmingham Police amid recent shootings — 'Residents have to step up'

On Wednesday, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin issued a "direct plea" to residents following recent shootings in which two children were shot on Mother's Day and a 62-year-old disabled man was shot and killed.

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Ivey signs First Grade Readiness Bill into law

Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed House Bill 113, the First Grade Readiness Bill, into law. 

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Tuberville: No taxpayer funds used to pay for trip to Trump court hearing — 'The liberal media are losing their minds'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is continuing to stand by former President Donald Trump after traveling to New York City to support Trump in his ongoing legal battle surrounding alleged hush money paid to a porn star.

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Ivey travels to Demopolis to sign bill into law creating Alabama School of Healthcare Sciences

Gov. Kay Ivey signed House Bill 167 (HB167) into law on Tuesday, officially approving the creation of the Alabama School of Healthcare Sciences in Demopolis.

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'Pack your patience': 40,000 expected in Gulf Shores for Hangout Music Fest

The 2024 Hangout Music Fest this week is expected to attract around 40,000 people to the Alabama Gulf Coast this weekend. The festival begins Friday and goes through Sunday.

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U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik’s E-PAC endorses Caroleene Dobson

U.S. House Republican Conference chair Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) endorsed Caroleene Dobson on Wednesday.

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Britt slams VP Harris for dropping f-bomb during speech, failing as 'border czar' — 'She was put in charge and she has done nothing'

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) has long been a vocal critic of President Joe Biden for his mishandling of the crisis at America's southern border, but Tuesday, on "Alabama's Morning News with JT," she didn't hold back her disdain for Vice President Kamala Harris and her failures as well.

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Madison City Schools contract employee charged with having sexual relationship with student

Isaac Munoz was arrested Friday by the Madison Police Department (MPD) and charged with a school employee having sexual contact with a student under the age of 19, a Class-C Felony.

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Athens Police Chief: ‘Road rage’ cause of ALGOP volunteer altercation; ‘No indication’ of political motivation

An altercation on Saturday involving a Republican Party volunteer in Athens was the result of “road rage” and not politically motivated, according to Athens Police Chief Anthony Pressnell on Tuesday.

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Members of Alabama's federal delegation celebrate Israel Independence Day — 'America will always stand with Israel'

Republican members of Alabama’s federal delegation took time on Tuesday to recognize Israel’s Independence Day by renewing calls to support Israel in the ongoing conflicts with neighboring nations.

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Mobile mayor confirms Kenyen Brown report includes false information

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson said it was unfortunate that a review by former U.S. Attorney Kenyen Brown included false information about a crime that never happened.

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Alabama one of two states without post-election audits

Legislation requiring post-election audits died in the Senate last week.

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‘Downtown Artists’: Free art show featuring over 50 artists in Wetumpka on Saturday

Wetumpka was the arts center for the southeastern United States from 1937 to 1948. This Saturday, that experience will be recreated for a day.

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Dozens of ‘Free Palestine’ protesters show up as Birmingham City Council honors Jewish American History Month

Dozens of Palestine supporters showed up Tuesday at the Birmingham City Council meeting to ask for a resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza.

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State Rep. Givan blames Senate for Juneteenth bill failure – 'Rodger Smitherman went to the Pro-Tem and had him hold the bill in the basket'

State Rep. Juandalynn Givan (D-Birmingham) blames Senate leadership, specifically State Sen. Rodger Smitherman (D-Birmingham), for blocking her legislation making Juneteenth a state holiday.

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Tuberville on mass deportations of illegal aliens under second Trump term: ‘He will load them up’

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) said on Tuesday illegal aliens would “have to go home” if former President Donald Trump is elected again in November.

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Jim Zeigler: State Auditor Sorrell calls on fellow Eagle Scouts to stand up, stop ‘woke’ takeover of Boy Scouts

Interview with State Auditor and Eagle Scout Andrew Sorrell about the woke movement in the Boy Scouts of America.

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Fort Morgan residents continue fight to preserve 'old beach town' feel

The Alabama Legislature failed to pass House Bill 473, introduced by State Rep. Francis Holk-Jones (R-Foley), that would have allowed the city of Gulf Shores to annex property owned by seven parties.

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City of Decatur fighting subpoenas from DA regarding Steve Perkins gag order hearing

The City of Decatur attorneys, in a bold move on Monday, decided to fight the subpoenas issued to officers of the Decatur Police Department from the Morgan County District Attorney Scott Anderson relating to the gag order surrounding the shooting death of Steve Perkins.

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Alabama Democratic Party goes full pro-union as UAW vote underway at Mercedes plant — 'It’s important we reverse the troubling long-term trend of record profits to the CEOs'

The Alabama Democratic Party is fully supporting the United Auto Workers attempts to unionize the Mercedes-Benz plant in Vance as voting begins.

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