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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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Cam Ward named Vice Chair of The Council of State Governments Justice Center Advisory Board

Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles Director Cam Ward has been named the Vice-Chair of the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice...

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Police: Man confessed to killing woman who vanished in 2001

Police in Alabama say a South Carolina truck driver has confessed to killing a woman who disappeared 21 years ago and to hiding her...

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Fmr Gov. Bentley says Obamacare opposition no longer justification to resist Medicaid expansion

Former Gov. Robert Bentley says now is the time to expand Medicaid eligibility in Alabama, since the state's general fund budget is...

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Hearing set in effort to block Alabama transgender law

A federal judge will hear arguments next month on whether to block enforcement of an Alabama law outlawing the use of gender-affirming...

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Mo Brooks downplays McCarthy-Cheney discussion about Trump January 6 resignation

Congressman Mo Brooks does not believe a surreptitiously taped conversation between House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.)...

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Childhood liver disease on the rise, not just in Alabama

Alabama is not the only part of the world to see an outbreak of liver disease in young children. The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that...

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Athens hearing aid store owner charged with fraudulently billing insurers

A man from Athens, Alabama, has been charged with 15 counts of health care fraud, according to the United States Department of Justice...

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Inmate serving murder sentence escapes Montgomery work camp, yet to be found

A Red Eagle Work Center inmate serving a sentence for a murder in 1998 escaped Saturday and is yet to be found.   According to an article...

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Alabama man held in Georgia case of body found in toolbox

A suspect jailed in Alabama has been charged in the death of a man whose body was stuffed in an abandoned toolbox and found by a road...

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Democrat U.S. Senate hopeful Brandaun Dean pledges to seek reparations for descendants of slaves

While the lion's share of the attention is on the Republican side of the ticket in the race for Alabama's open U.S. Senate seat up...

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Ross Chastain steals victory at Talladega Superspeedway

Ross Chastain surveyed his situation on the final lap at Talladega Superspeedway and decided his best strategy was to stay right where...

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Ainsworth blames Biden 'failures' for Alabama National Guard deployed to U.S.-Mexico border

Last week, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Alabama was joining the American Governors’ Border Strike Force, a group including 26 states that...

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Alabama marking Holocaust remembrance with events

Alabama will remember the Holocaust, the systematic slaughter of Jews and other people by Nazis, with events planned for this week...

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Sheriff: 1 person killed in Alabama house fire

Officials say one person is dead after a home caught fire in northwestern Alabama. The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the...

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State Rep. Allen disputes claim Alabama voting machines can be accessed via internet, Bluetooth

Last year, MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell made the extraordinary claim that 100,000 votes in Alabama were "flipped" during the 2020 election....

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Alabama housing market remains robust despite hike in interest rates

As anybody looking for a new home in the last two years can attest, housing values have risen sharply across Alabama. This has been...

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Katie Britt denies BLM support; says nothing on her social media 'to indicate otherwise'

On Friday, 1819 News reported several social media posts belonging to Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Katie Britt and her husband Wesley...

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NASCAR: Christopher Bell wins top-starting spot for GEICO 500

NASCAR driver Christopher Bell won his second career top-starting spot Saturday during the KLĒNSKIN Pole Qualifying at the Talladega...

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Sen. Tim Melson announces Resource Conservation and Development Grant recipients in Limestone County

State Sen. Tim Melson (R-Florence) announced two community grant recipients in Alabama’s First District on Friday. Melson announced...

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Ex-student blames rape on lax security at Alabama college
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GOP candidates fire up the crowd at Monroeville rally

When Monroe County GOP Chairman Rebekah Cornelison decided to hold the first-ever Republican rally in the historic town of Monroeville,...

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USDA announces more than $400,000 investment to support critical infrastructure in rural Alabama

In honor of Earth Day 2022, Alabama State Director for Rural Development Nivory Gordon, Jr. announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

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Body recovered after long search for Gadsden jumper

A nearly week-long search for a person believed to have jumped from a Gadsden bridge has reached a tragic conclusion.    According...

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Missing man found dead in pond; passport and money in pocket

A Mobile County man, Joseph Colvin, was found dead on Wednesday, facedown in a pond behind his property.   According to WKRG, Colvin,...

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Fire extinguished at mineral plant in downtown Birmingham

The Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service (BFRS) put out a large fire at a mineral plant Friday morning, after evacuating the surrounding...

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