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Roger Bedford Alabama News
Long-time State Senate power Roger Bedford dies at 67

Former State Sen. Roger Bedford died at his home in Tuscaloosa Wednesday following a battle with cancer.

Biden Alabama News
Tuberville blasts Biden for sleeping through Israel terrorist attack — 'He didn't wake up till 7:30'

On a recent appearance on Alabama Unfiltered Radio, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) discussed the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas and the perceived failures of the Biden administration in addressing the conflict.

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Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin silent about deleted ‘stand with Israel’ tweet

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin is silent after deleting a Tweet in support of Israel on Saturday following backlash from followers.

Montgomery City Hall Pride Flags Alabama News
Montgomery City Council approves ‘neutrality’ flag policy in response to gay pride flags flown during Pride Month

A resolution limiting the flying of flags on city property to the Montgomery, Alabama and United States flags passed at a Montgomery City Council meeting on Tuesday.

Rabbi Steven Henkin Alabama News
Jewish community members rally in Birmingham in support of Israel as onslaught continues

On Tuesday evening, over a hundred community members gathered at the Levite Jewish Community Center in Birmingham to stand in solidarity with the Jewish state and pray for Israeli forces and hostages.

Tuberville Alabama News
Fmr CIA director Hayden should be prosecuted for 'calling for a politically motivated assassination,' Tuberville says — 'He was committing a serious crime'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) issued an official response Tuesday afternoon to former CIA director Michael Hayden’s threatening comment saying Tuberville should be “removed” from the human race.

THINGS GOD MADE 1819 NEWS Alabama News
‘Things God Made’: 1819 News’ Erica Thomas publishes children’s book

It was 2 a.m. when 1819 News Editor-at-Large Erica Thomas woke up with an idea for a children’s book. For months, she had been covering stories of concerned parents and community members fighting to keep inappropriate material out of children’s sections in public libraries.

Gov Kay Ivey Alabama News
Ivey says Mobile airport, bridge project both on track; Hopes to continue improving state's education

Governor Kay Ivey addressed the Mobile Chamber of Commerce Tuesday morning to speak on economic development, transportation and education.

Tuberville Alabama News
'He shouldn't drink every day': Tuberville calls for apology from former CIA director Hayden for threat

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) told 1819 News on Tuesday he expects an apology from former CIA director Michael Hayden for a comment Hayden made late on Monday night suggesting Tuberville should be removed from "the human race."

David Cole Alabama News
Fmr State Rep. Cole sentenced to 60 days jail time after voter fraud guilty plea

Former State Rep. David Cole was sentenced on Tuesday after pleading guilty to voter fraud by voting at an unauthorized polling location.

Eli Shaviro Ariel Israel Alabama News
'My heart is broken': Mobile Mayor Stimpson reaches out to Israeli sister city with support and prayers

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson reached out to the mayor of Ariel, Israel Monday, after learning of the terrorist attack by the Palestinian group Hamas over the weekend.

Flynn v hayden Alabama News
Gen. Flynn calls for arrest of former CIA director Hayden for posting threat against Tuberville; Hayden doubles down

General Michael Flynn is calling for the arrest of former CIA director Michael Hayden after Hayden made an apparent threat against U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn).

Adam Simjee Alabama News
Girlfriend of Good Samaritan killed in Cheaha State Park relived worst moments at trial

Investigators in Clay County could soon be allowed to speak to the public and the media about a terrifying case out of the Talladega National Forest.

Mike Ball Alabama News
Fmr State Rep. Ball on Cannabis Commission: ‘They need to bite the bullet and issue the licenses’

The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) should begin moving the implementation of the new industry forward, according to former State Rep. Mike Ball (R-Madison). 

Michael Hayden Alabama News
Former CIA director Michael Hayden: Tuberville should be 'removed' from the human race

Former CIA director Michael Hayden appeared to call for the death of U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) on social media Monday.

Photo by Taylor Brandon Alabama News
Alabama's U.S. House delegation condemns Hamas attack on Israel; Carl, Palmer blame Biden for Iran support

Several members of Alabama’s delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives weighed in on the warfare that erupted in Israel over the weekend following a terrorist attack near the Gaza Strip.

Jerry Carl Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Carl endorsed by 15 state lawmakers in reelection bid

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) recently received endorsements from 15 Alabama lawmakers as the 2024 election ekes closer.

Redistricting Map Alabama News
Mobile City Council to consider redistricting map, keeping black voting age majority

The city of Mobile recently annexed areas to the west of the city, bringing the population to 206,830 and making the city the second largest in the state.

ADOC109 Alabama News
State government agencies opt to recognize 'Indigenous People’s Day,' despite official designations of Columbus Day, American Indian Heritage Day

Some state agencies took to Twitter and Facebook on Monday to notify citizens and recognize one or more of the holidays. Few recognized Columbus Day or Fraternal Day, however. 

Baldwin Beach Express bridge Alabama News
Toll bridge fight not over in Baldwin County; Case heading back to court this month

The Baldwin County Bridge Company (BCBC) versus Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) saga is not over.

School Alabama News
Alabama gets ‘C’ grade on national K-12 educational freedom study

Alabama finished 22nd with a "C grade" in a national index ranking states by their policies related to K-12 educational freedom. 

Bruce Pearl, Katie Britt Alabama News
'We must stand with Israel': Katie Britt, Bruce Pearl featured in national planning group to defend Israel

A Zoom meeting Monday of 247 U.S. activists developing a strategy to support Israel in the face of terrorist attacks featured Alabama’s U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) and Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl.

DRUG OVERDOSE Alabama News
Deadly weekend: Jefferson County Coroner suspects five drug overdose deaths

Jefferson County Coroner Bill Yates, who has been concerned with drug overdoses for years, confirmed there were five suspected overdose deaths over the weekend.

Ensler Alabama News
Democrat State Rep. Ensler blasts Britt, Tuberville for linking Hamas attacks on Israel to Biden's Iranian deal

State Rep. Phillip Ensler (D-Montgomery), the only Jewish member of the Alabama Legislature, recently bashed U.S. Sens. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) and Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) for “exploiting” the recent Israeli deaths to criticize President Joe Biden.

Israel Alabama News
Two Alabama church groups in Israel: ‘We’re here in the middle of a war’

Two groups from Alabama churches are in Israel while it’s under attack over the weekend. 

Bruce Pearl Alabama News
‘There are Americans being held hostage in Gaza!’ — Auburn coach Bruce Pearl says Israel has 'every right' to 'destroy their sworn enemy'

Pearl argued that given the brutality of the attack, Israel has the right to do what it takes to defend itself and ensure it doesn’t happen again.

Mobiles first guests to board Carnival Spirit cut a ceremonial ribbon with Captain Salvatore Siviero Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson and Sarah Beth Reno Carnivals SVP of guest operations Alabama News
Bon Voyage! Carnival Spirit embarks on first cruise from Mobile Port

The city of Mobile celebrated as Carnival Spirit left for an eight-day cruise to the Bahamas on Friday. The cruise is the first since Carnival returned to the Port City.

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