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Kay Ivey Alabama News
Ivey 'engaging with law enforcement' to address rampant crime in Montgomery, other cities

Governor Kay Ivey’s office recently said that she is considering both long and short-term solutions to address the recent crime wave in Montgomery that recently led to stray gunfire hitting a government office in the downtown area.

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Judge shopping hearings continue for attorneys in transgender surgery ban case

U.S. District Judge Liles Burke continued questioning attorneys on Thursday over a panel’s investigation they engaged in "judge shopping" while suing the state of Alabama over its Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act.

Gwinnett Police Alabama News
Families found in van spark human trafficking concerns; police say no evidence found

Several people caught on camera in the back of a Budget rental van in Atlanta told police they were moving from Alabama to Maryland for work.

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Alabama Securities Commission elects W. Allen Carroll, Jr. as chairman

The Alabama Securities Commission elected Commissioner W. Allen Carroll, Jr. as chairman on Wednesday.

Barry Moore Photo Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Moore introduces Advocates for Families Act to improve foster care transition

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) is co-sponsoring a bipartisan bill to help families with the challenges they face when children are temporarily put into foster care.

Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon Alabama News
'Hell no': Orange Beach Mayor Kennon scorches pro-gambling lawmakers, warns constitutional amendment would open door to casinos in Baldwin County

Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon is among the skeptics who said the measures taken by pro-gambling lawmakers to keep casino gambling out of Baldwin County were not sufficient.

Prattville Library Alabama News
Autauga-Prattville Library Board makes rule changes aligning with state regulations amidst federal lawsuit

Recent rule changes made by the Prattville-Autauga Library Board of Trustees could create an interesting dilemma for a federal lawsuit filed against the system by those fighting to keep sexually explicit books in the library’s children’s section.

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Montgomery lawmakers push against Mayor Reed's narrative blaming permitless carry for escalating crime

Lawmakers continue to push back against Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed’s attempts to exculpate himself from the growing crime in Montgomery by blaming the state for passing constitutional carry in 2022.

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Jim Kell dies: ‘JK the DJ’ to a generation on Birmingham’s WSGN radio  

Jim Kell, JK the DJ, has died. He was well-known to a generation on Birmingham's WSGN radio.

Jordan Vaughn Alabama News
'Science does not lead anywhere': Birmingham’s Dr. Jordan Vaughn testifies about long COVID to House Judiciary Committee

Jordan Vaughn, M.D., internist, founder and CEO of MedHelp and co-founder of the Concerned Doctors organization, testified before the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday.

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Tuberville on Trump-Biden presidential debate: ‘I’m surprised it’s happening’

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is “surprised” tonight’s debate between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump is happening.

Alabama mom wanted for murder of boy starved to death found dead in Texas

The mother of a 13-year-old who died after being starved and dehydrated in a Birmingham hotel was found dead in Texas.

Sewell Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Sewell backs Democratic National Committee in convention delegate dispute with state party chair Randy Kelley

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) defended the Democratic National Committee on Wednesday after Alabama Democrats chair Randy Kelley accused the group of hijacking the delegate selection process for the party’s August convention in Chicago.

Steven Reed Alabama News
Montgomery Mayor Reed inconsistent with answers on police department staffing numbers

In recent months, Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed has flip-flopped on answering how many officers are currently staffed at the Montgomery Police Department as criticisms continue over police staffing and crime in the city.

Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall: Biden admin’s lobbying of transgender health group to remove minimum age limits for treatments, surgeries ‘based purely on political considerations’

Biden administration officials politically pressured World Professional Association for Transgender Health members to remove minimum age limits from its care standards, according to Attorney General Steve Marshall.

Bay Pointe Alabama News
'My suicidal son had to stop someone else from killing himself': Mobile mom begs for changes in mental health

The dire need for more funding for mental health care in Alabama has once again become a topic of conversation in Mobile.

Conecuh burger Alabama News
Conecuh Sausage burger invented by Mobile restaurant Judy's Place

Two Alabama staples, Conecuh Sausage and Judy's Place restaurant in Mobile, have combined to produce the "Conecuh Burger."

Steven reed Alabama News
Montgomery bloodshed: Like Nero fiddling while Rome burned, Mayor Reed tweets

Montgomery has been at the center of state headlines in recent months. The city is no stranger to violent crime. However, a recent slew of brutal shootings and robberies have multiplied the voices calling for city leadership to make public safety a higher priority.

Randy Kelley Alabama News
Alabama Democrats chairman Kelley claims state party was ‘hijacked, undermined, and discriminated against’ by DNC’s delegate appointments to national convention

Alabama Democrats chair Randy Kelley has accused the Democratic National Committee of engaging in “racial shenanigans” by appointing delegates to the party’s upcoming convention rather than allowing Alabama Democrats to elect their preferred delegate candidates.

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Senate Pro-Tem Reed on gambling impasse: Senate 'more conservative,' House focused on 'other elements' that raise revenue

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Tuesday, State Senate President Pro-Tem Greg Reed (R-Jasper) applauded the House for its push, noting more was "accomplished this session" than in prior attempts.

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Construction worker dies after fall from building at new Elmore County prison site

A worker died at the site of the new prison under construction in Elmore County on Tuesday.

Interim Montgomery Police Chief James Graboys Alabama News
Montgomery Mayor Reed announces new interim police chief, public safety advisor as city crime draws continued criticism

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed announced on Tuesday the appointment of a new interim chief of police and a special public safety advisor as the city continues to face criticism over the tumultuous crime escalation in recent months.

Katie Britt, Ted Cruz Alabama News
Katie Britt raises $250K for Ted Cruz at Birmingham fundraiser

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) helped raise $250,000 for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) at a fundraiser she hosted in Birmingham on Friday.

UAB Health System to acquire Ascension St. Vincent’s Health System for $450 million

The UAB Health System is in the process of acquiring Ascension St. Vincent’s hospitals and clinics for $450 million.

Mobile Youth Violence Alabama News
Mobile’s Youth Violence program expanding, not discontinuing

An initiative designed to prevent youth violence in Mobile is partnering with the Parks and Recreation Department to expand services and reach a younger audience.

Bowen Family Alabama News
Sylacauga family encourages others to live in the moment two years after the accident that changed everything

On the two-year anniversary of the crash, their father, Robert, has a message.

Rachel Levine Alabama News
Unsealed docs in Alabama trans youth treatment ban lawsuit show Biden admin's Rachel Levine lobbied transgender health group to remove minimum age limit for surgeries

Newly unsealed documents in a lawsuit against Alabama’s transgender surgery ban for minors reveal the Biden administration lobbied against including minimum age requirements in the World Professional Association for Transgender Health’s (WPATH) standards of care for surgeries.

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