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Ala. governor signs chemical castration bill into law
The legislation requires anyone convicted of a sex crime with a child younger than 13 to undergo chemical castration as a condition of their parole.
Published June 10, 2019 at 4:26 PM
ACLU, Planned Parenthood file lawsuit challenging Ala. near-total abortion ban
The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law banning nearly all abortions across the state.
Published May 24, 2019 at 11:27 AM
Alabama governor signs near-total abortion ban into law
The law makes performing an abortion in Alabama at any stage of pregnancy a felony unless the mother’s health is in danger. There's no exception for rape or incest.
Published May 15, 2019 at 6:08 PM
Alabama Senate approves near-total abortion ban
After hours of debate, the Alabama Senate passed a bill Tuesday night that outlaws nearly all abortions in the state.
Published May 14, 2019 at 10:09 PM
Reality star ‘Mama June,’ boyfriend arrested in Alabama
Reality TV star June Shannon from the popular shows “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” and “From Not to Hot,” as well as her boyfriend, have been arrested in Alabama.
Published March 18, 2019 at 2:26 PM
Alabama welcomes Trump days after tornado devastation
President Donald Trump told media he couldn’t get to Alabama “fast enough” after an EF-4 tornado claimed 23 lives. Five days later, he was on the ground.
John Shryock and
Published March 8, 2019 at 6:54 PM
Names of 23 Lee County, AL tornado victims released
As of 5 p.m. on the second full day of search and rescue operations, the number of fatalities from Sunday’s EF-4 tornado in east Alabama continues to stand at 23.
Published March 5, 2019 at 7:28 PM
23 dead in preliminary EF-4 tornado in east Alabama
Sheriff Jay Jones says crews have searched the hardest hit areas, and the death toll remains at 23.
Published March 4, 2019 at 6:28 PM
Tower toppled as massive Alabama tornado caught on video
Stunning video shows the moment a massive tornado skipped across a major highway, taking out a tower and causing other damage Sunday afternoon.
Published March 4, 2019 at 5:45 PM
Death toll rises after east Alabama tornadoes
The death toll has jumped to 23 and could go higher after at least two tornadoes hit southern Lee County Sunday afternoon, according to Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones.
Morgan Carlson and
Published March 3, 2019 at 11:30 PM
Full investigation promised after Montgomery school shooting
New details are being released regarding the shooting that happened at Montgomery’s Robert E. Lee High School shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Published February 26, 2019 at 6:28 PM
South Alabama woman says she found mouse in can of green beans
An Andalusia woman was shocked by what she found in her can of green beans while making dinner Wednesday night.
Published December 14, 2018 at 11:48 AM
Suspect, victim identified in fatal shooting near Fort Rucker
According to the Dale County Sheriff’s Office, one person is dead and a suspect has been captured after a shooting near Fort Rucker.
Published November 26, 2018 at 9:10 AM
Former Alabama football coach recovering from gunshot wound
Dubose drove himself to his hometown hospital before being taken by a medical helicopter to a regional facility.
Published October 1, 2018 at 7:48 PM
Child found chained, naked in central Alabama home; 3 arrested
Two other children, a 12-year-old and a 5-year-old, were also removed from the home,
Published September 21, 2018 at 5:38 PM
Arkansas State men’s golf finishes T4 at Golfweek Conference Challenge
Gosnell alum Carlos Blackman had 2 TD as UCA moves to 3-0
Man arrested for aggravated assault and multiple gun charges after two separate chases
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Walmart hosting first-ever car seat recycling event
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Law enforcement digging in Scott Co., Mo. field as part of investigation into Cheryl Ann Scherer disappearance