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Athens police car Alabama News
Athens Police shoot, kill 15-year-old after he threw knives, pointed rifle, chief says

The State Bureau of Investigations is investigating the second officer-involved shooting in Athens in a month.

State Sen. Chris Elliott Alabama News
State Sen. Elliott calls for return to design-bid-build for Escambia County mega-prison — 'If it takes longer, so be it'

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," State Sen. Chris Elliott (R-Josephine) said the legislature should reconsider the construction management delivery method used for the Elmore County facility given the rampant cost escalation it allowed for over the past three years.

Wes Allen Alabama News
'We're just shocked at what we found': Secretary of State Allen claims proof of Biden scheme to register illegal aliens to vote

As the 2024 presidential race intensifies, Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen says he has uncovered proof the Biden administration is registering illegal aliens to vote.

Kay Ivey, Bill Britt Alabama News
Is ALDOT paying left-wing Alabama Political Reporter $64K for positive coverage?

State officials have yet to respond to an 1819 News report about the inordinate amount of taxpayer money spent advertising with a small, left-wing outlet, Alabama Political Reporter.

Jamiel and Julianna Cantrell Alabama News
From prison to TikTok: Alabama father-daughter duo inspiring and entertaining thousands

With 51,500 followers on TikTok and more than 249,400 likes, a father-daughter duo from Tuscumbia has inspired thousands with their close relationship and loving ways.

Common Ground Alabama News
Common Grounds Montgomery founder details trials and triumphs of inner-city ministry

Ministry can be messy, and perhaps no one knows that better than Bryan Kelly.

Ambassador at Large for Religious Freedom Rashad Hussain Alabama News
U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Freedom calls on release of Mountain Gateway pastors

U.S. Ambassador-at-large Rashad Hussain is calling on the freeing of Mountain Gateway members in Nicaragua.

Lefevre2 Alabama News
Free gospel music summer concert series to be held in West Alabama

West Alabama churches are hosting five free gospel concerts this summer — Jesus Jam.

Joshs Store Alabama News
Four people shot at Tuskegee convenience store; One victim dead

District Attorney Mike Segrest reported four people were shot in Tuskegee early Saturday.

Terri Collins Alabama News
State Rep. Collins downplays lowering test cut score for Literacy Act requirements

During this week's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," House Education Policy Committee chairwoman State Rep. Terri Collins (R-Decatur) explained why she thought it was necessary for a shift in so-called cut scores to gauge reading proficiency in Alabama.

Gaines Title ix Alabama News
AG Marshall, State Rep. DuBose to discuss changes to Title IX at upcoming town halls hosted by Moms for Liberty, LOCAL Alabama

The Biden administration's changes to Title IX recognizing gender identity as a protected class will go into effect on August 1, just in time for the new school year.

Meyer park Alabama News
Free summer concert series in Gulf Shores

Free live music concerts are slated in summer 2024 in Gulf Shores. No ticket or RSVP needed.

Barry Moore Alabama News
Barry Moore co-sponsors Dismantle DEI Act – ‘Only further divides our country’

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) and 21 other members of Congress have introduced the Dismantle DEI Act to eliminate all federal DEI programs and funding for federal agencies, contractors, organizations receiving federal grants, and educational accreditation agencies.

Nathaniel Ledbetter Alabama News
House Speaker Ledbetter: Legislature to consider fixes for crime plaguing Alabama metro areas in coming session

With two more legislative sessions remaining in this quadrennium, House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) told Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Thursday that crime is still on his list of problems to resolve.

Clark/Reed. Alabama News
Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed resisting legislative efforts to rein in crime-ridden cities – 'That’s not a solution'

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed is resisting lawmakers’ efforts to rein in police departments in cities with rampant crime by allowing the state to insert an appointed interim police chief until the crime problem is curbed.

Ballot Harvesting file Alabama News
‘Ballot harvesting is alive and well’: Video of Conecuh County voters proves case needs to go to trial, investigator says

It has been over a year and a half since Conecuh County Sheriff Republican candidate Mike Blackmon filed an election contest following a recount that found Democrat Sheriff Randy Brock won the race by one vote.

Donald Trump Alabama News
Alabama Farmers Federation endorses Trump — ‘Some farmers may not survive another four years of the Biden administration’

Alabama FarmPAC, a political action committee of the Alabama Farmers Federation, endorsed former President Donald Trump on Friday.

May Day shooting Alabama News
May Day shooting suspects ambushed victims over fight days before, prosecutors say

In a court filing, District Judge William Scully ruled Mack Arthur Adams III must stay in jail with no bond under Aniah’s Law.

James Spann Alabama News
UPDATE: Accounts restored... Get in your safe place! James Spann's Facebook, Instagram accounts suspended

Longtime Alabama meteorologist James Spann's Facebook and Instagram accounts were suspended Friday, leaving his 1.5 million followers on the Meta platforms in the dark.

Garlan Gudger Alabama News
State Sen. Gudger: Gambling fallout 'is going to be lingering for a little while'

Following the Alabama Senate's failed vote on a conference committee deal on a comprehensive gambling bill, some House members have publicly expressed frustration with their colleagues in the upper chamber.

Airbus Pride Alabama News
Airbus sponsoring Pride Street Party in front of historic Catholic cathedral

Airbus is one of several sponsors of this year’s Loda Artwalk Pride Street Party in Cathedral Square, where the historic Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception sits.

Reed Ingram Alabama News
State Rep. Ingram pre-files bill allowing state to appoint police chief in cities with out-of-control crime — 'It’s life or death for some of these citizens'

State Rep. Reed Ingram (R-Pike Road) officially pre-filed a bill for the 2025 legislative session that would allow the Governor or Attorney General (AG) to appoint an interim police chief in municipalities where crime has gone out of control.

Givhan Alabama News
State Sen. Givhan downplays 2025 gambling bill prospects — 'The whole one-vote narrative is absolute garbage'

During an appearance on Huntsville radio WVNN's "The Dale Jackson Show," State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) explained that even though a conference committee-brokered bill failed by one vote in the Alabama State Senate, it will still need a majority of Senate Republicans to proceed if it comes up again.

in-vitro fertilization, ivf Alabama News
Patients ask court to declare new ‘hastily conceived’ Alabama IVF law unconstitutional

Plaintiffs in a wrongful death in vitro fertilization (IVF) lawsuit that has received national attention in recent months asked the Mobile County Circuit Court to declare a new Alabama IVF provider immunity law unconstitutional this week.

ALLA. Alabama News
Despite disassociation, state library board promotes ALA's 'Library Advocacy Town Halls'; Attendees sought to 'subtly' promote 'Pride Month'

Despite officially breaking ties with the American Library Association, the Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) recently distributed brochures for a series of “Library Advocacy Town Halls” provided by the ALA’s state chapter to discuss the “war on Alabama libraries.

Mobile Port Authority Alabama News
Dockworkers strike looming at Port of Mobile; Could mean high shipping costs, major delays

Negotiations between a maritime workers union and the United States Maritime Alliance have failed, according to reports, meaning a strike could be looming at Alabama's port.

BALDWIN COUNTY BRIDGE COMPANY Alabama News
ALDOT to demo Baldwin Beach Express Bridge toll plaza beginning this weekend

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will demolish the toll plaza on the Beach Express Bridge in Baldwin County beginning June 16.

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