$7.2 million Boys and Girls Club facility set for Birmingham

A Boys and Girls Club in Birmingham is planning a new $7.2 million clubhouse
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'In God We Trust' motto could be coming to Alabama schools

Some public schools in Alabama are considering putting up "In God We Trust" displays
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'New information' prompts US to reopen Emmett Till case

The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, a black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world more than 60 years ago
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1 in custody after shots fired at Alabama sheriff's deputies

A man has been arrested after shots were fired
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11th Circuit revives Birmingham minimum wage lawsuit

A federal appeals court says a lawsuit can go forward challenging an Alabama law that blocked the city of Birmingham's attempt to set a minimum wage
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17 dogs, 11 dog skulls found at Alabama dog-fighting ring

More than a dozen dogs have been rescued from an apparent dog-fighting operation where Alabama authorities found 11 dog skulls
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2 charged in slaying of man found dead at motel

Two men have been slaying in the shooting of a man found dead in an Alabama motel room
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2 from Georgia accused in N Alabama jury duty scam

Two Georgia residents are accused of scamming north Alabama residents out of nearly $19,000 by phoning to say they'd failed to show up for federal jury duty and would be arrested unless they sent money immediately.
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2 serious injuries when bus plunges down an Alabama hill

Alabama state troopers say several passengers were injured when a University of Alabama-Birmingham bus plunged down a hill and struck a tree
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3 inmates captured after escaping jail in Mississippi

Authorities say three of four inmates who escaped from jail have been captured in Mississippi
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3 Marines killed in Vietnam War to be buried at Arlington

The Pentagon says the remains of three U.S. Marines killed when their helicopter was shot down during the Vietnam War will be buried next week at Arlington National Cemetery
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3 men accused of stealing bronze vases from graves

Three Alabama men are accused of stealing around 100 bronze vases from graves and selling them as scrap metal
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3 people accused of running Alabama pill mill

Three people accused of running an Alabama pill mill have been indicted
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4 new doctors launch careers in Mississippi city

After completing their residencies, four doctors with ties to Meridian have taken positions at local hospitals and will pursue their careers in East Mississippi
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4-year-old girl injured in Alabama crash dies

A 4-year-old Alabama girl injured in a crash over the weekend has died
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50 years ago, Marine returned to see York riots erupt

It was 1968 and Joe Mincer, just a few years past returning to York after a stint in the Marine Corps, was wondering about his hometown
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83 dogs rescued from reported puppy mill in Alabama city

Authorities say dozens of dogs were rescued from a reported puppy mill in the same Alabama city where a dog left in a hot car for hours died last week
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Acquitted in 2008 deaths, jailed again on drug charges

A man acquitted in the 2008 slayings of a family of four in Alabama is in jail again on drug and gun charges _ his latest arrest since his trial in the family killing
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Advisor's challenge brings national academic honor

One of Abby Jenkins' first interactions as East Mississippi Community College's new athletic academic advisor last year was a conversation she had with the football team during a meeting
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Agents recover meth from Alabama man who fled arrest on foot

Authorities in Alabama say they recovered nearly 2 ounces of methamphetamine from a man who fled arrest
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Airbnb to collect lodging tax for Alabama city

Airbnb will start collecting another lodging tax in an Alabama city within the next month
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Alabama attorney, company official convicted in bribery case

A prominent Alabama attorney and a coal company executive have been convicted on federal charges involving bribery of a state lawmaker
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Alabama city council member to resign, support wife's career

An Alabama city council member has announced his resignation, saying he'll be moving to another city where his wife landed her dream job
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Alabama city school system fully accredited for first time

Officials say an Alabama city school system has received full accreditation
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Alabama community college is selling radio station license

An Alabama community college is in the process of selling the license to its FM radio station
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Alabama coroner identifies 2 men killed in wreck

Authorities have released the names of two men killed in a two-car wreck in Alabama
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Alabama court voids death sentence, citing mental disability

Alabama's Supreme Court is overturning the death sentence of a Birmingham man convicted in a 2009 robbery and shooting
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Alabama editorial roundup

Summary of recent Alabama newspaper editorials
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Alabama elections chief sued for blocking people on Twitter

A lawsuit has been filed against Alabama's secretary of state for blocking people on Twitter
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Alabama girl, 16, killed in apparent drive-by shooting

A 16-year-old Alabama girl has been killed in what police say was an apparent drive-by shooting
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Alabama judge declares mistrial after juror's web search

A judge in Alabama has declared a mistrial in a murder case after a juror searched the internet for the defendant's criminal record
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Alabama jurors asked for death sentence in death

A jury in Alabama is being asked to recommend a death sentence for a man they say killed another man more than three years ago
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Alabama man dies 2 days after being found shot in the head

An Alabama man has died two days after he was found shot in the head
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Alabama man found shot to death in wrecked car

Authorities have released the name of a man found shot to death in a wrecked vehicle
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Alabama man gets 99 years in slaying of ex-girlfriend

An Alabama man has been sentenced to 99 years in prison for the 2017 slaying of his on-again, off-again girlfriend
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Alabama man gets life in prison in girlfriend's stabbing

An Alabama man has been sentenced to life in prison after his conviction earlier this year in the stabbing death of his longtime girlfriend
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Alabama man indicted in death of woman killed with bat

A Birmingham-area man has been indicted on a murder charge in the death of his girlfriend, who was beaten to death with a baseball bat
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Alabama mom charged with kidnapping 3 children at gunpoint

An Alabama mother is accused of kidnapping her children from their guardian at gunpoint
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Alabama officer charged with murder in death of suicidal man

An Alabama police officer has been charged with murder in the death of a man who police say was armed and suicidal
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Alabama police: Stun gun used on boy, 13, with handgun

Alabama authorities say they used a stun gun on a 13-year-old who was reaching into a pocket that held a .38 caliber handgun
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Alabama prison system faces hearing on mental health

Alabama's prison system facing a hearing on how it provides mental health services to inmates
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Alabama school district ditches uniform policy of 2 decades

An Alabama public school district is ditching its mandatory uniform policy, freeing the district's 24,000-plus students to wear whatever they want that complies with the new dress code
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Alabama teen charged with murder in fatal shooting of fetus

An Alabama teen has been indicted in a shooting of a pregnant woman that led to the fetus' death
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Alabama to add resource officers in Jefferson County schools

An Alabama county plans to put a school resource officer in every county school as part of a new safety plan
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Alabama unemployment rate unchanged in July

Alabama's unemployment rate is unchanged from last month
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Alabama university grappling with housing after twister

An Alabama university that's grappling with a housing shortage after a tornado is buying mobile homes to provide living space for students
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Alabama woman charged with murder says husband was abusive

An Alabama woman who police say shot and killed her estranged husband in her own driveway has been charged with murder-domestic violence
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Alabama woman gets prison for stealing from employer

A federal judge has sentenced an Alabama woman to nearly two years in prison for stealing from the company where she worked as a bookkeeper
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Alvin Holmes loses primary after 44 years in House

State Rep. Alvin Holmes, the longest serving member of the Alabama House of Representatives, loses primary
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Another loaded gun found in carry-on at Alabama airport

A loaded gun has been found in a carry-on bag at an Alabama airport in for the 27th time this year
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