Alabama's list of largest cities is due for another shakeup. In 2016, Huntsville passed Mobile to become the state's third-largest city. Next year the Rocket City will likely pass Montgomery to...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A group of automobile suppliers announced plans to invest $220 million in a manufacturing facility in Huntsville, Alabama.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Abortion clinics are facing protesters emboldened by a flurry of restrictive new state laws as they reassure confused patients that the laws have yet to take effect,...
MADISON, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say they've arrested six people and are still looking for another suspect in a slaying earlier this month.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — TCU running back Sewo Olonilua, who set a school bowl record with 194 yards rushing in a victory over California last season, has been arrested on drug possession...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A Japanese auto supplier is bringing its first U.S. facility to Huntsville to provide parts to the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA plant.
The Latest: Texas executes man for 1998 dragging death
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the execution of a man who orchestrated the dragging death of James Byrd Jr. nearly 21 years ago in Texas. (all times local):
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — An avowed racist who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history was executed Wednesday in Texas for the dragging death of a black man.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama deputy has been put on administrative leave for posting a homophobic comment on a Facebook post about a gay teen who killed himself.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Former astronaut Owen Garriott, who flew on America's first space station, Skylab, and whose son followed him into orbit, has died at age 88.
Trustees to consider tuition freeze on Alabama campuses
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama system is proposing a freeze on in-state tuition at all three campuses for the upcoming school year after decades of steady price hikes.
Accidental shooting victim’s father sentenced
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced the father of a Huntsville elementary school student who found a gun hidden in their home, took it to school and accidentally shot himself in...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The murder trial for a Huntsville police officer who shot a suicidal gunman last year is being delayed so he can appeal a judge's ruling that he's not immune from...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Two former Huntsville, Alabama, police officers testified this week that they were calming an armed, suicidal man when another officer shoved past them and killed...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man shot by police during a car chase has since been released from the hospital and jailed.
News outlets report 31-year-old Clifford Gilberto Landers was...
Correction: Sisters Killed-Wreck story
BASTROP, Texas (AP) — In a story March 31 about a fatal traffic accident in Bastrop, Texas, The Associated Press reported erroneously that three of the victims were sisters. The three siblings who...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A member of the "Texas 7" gang of escaped prisoners won a reprieve Thursday night from execution for the fatal shooting of a suburban Dallas police officer after claiming...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the reprieve for a member of 'Texas 7' gang of escaped prisoners (all times local):
A member of the notorious "Texas 7" gang of escaped...
Man arrested in Alabama gas station shooting death
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A man has been arrested in the shooting death of another man at an Alabama gas station.
Huntsville Police Lt. Michael Johnson told news outlets that 29-year-old...
Man arrested in Georgia charged in Alabama teen’s death
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A man arrested in Georgia has been charged in the shooting death of an Alabama teen earlier this month.
News outlets report that 28-year-old Demorris Senyon...
Pence calls for landing US astronauts on moon in 5 years
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday called for landing astronauts on the moon within five years, an accelerated pace that would aim to put Americans on the lunar south...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that it will not hear the case of an Alabama death row inmate who says his lawyer had an undisclosed conflict of interest that caused...
Mazda Toyota to begin hiring for Huntsville in fall
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. will begin hiring for the new $1.6 billion plant in Huntsville this fall.
Hiring for production workers will continue until...
Police shooting ends chase that began on Alabama campus
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A chase that began when campus officers at the University of Alabama in Huntsville tried to stop a car for a traffic violation early Friday ended with a police shooting...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama officials say a gun maker is losing $3 million in incentives from the state.
State Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield told AL.com in an email Tuesday that...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Two anti-abortion protesters in Alabama are suing the city of Huntsville over an ordinance that limits permitted events from being heard inside nearby...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty in the beating death of a homeless Alabama man last year.
Al.com reported 31-year-old Michael Christian Stoltzfus has pleaded guilty to...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Residents from across the nation are donating money to help refurbish a giant rocket in Huntsville.
The rocket is the only standing replica of the Saturn V rocket...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — DeAndre Jones made six straight free throws along with a steal and a key rebound in the final 24 seconds to help Central Arkansas hold off Sam Houston State 91-87 in an...
SHSU looks to sweep Central Ark.
Central Arkansas (11-18, 6-10) vs. Sam Houston State (20-9, 15-1)
Johnson Coliseum, Huntsville, Texas; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Central Arkansas seeks revenge on Sam...
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — One of the most prominent judges in Alabama's history is getting a new portrait.
Al.com reports the new painting of U.S. Supreme Court Justice John McKinley is...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Two men accused of lashing out in the witness room during the execution of a family member in Texas have each been released on $1,000 bond.
Chaos erupts, 2 arrested during Texas execution
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Chaos erupted outside Texas' death chamber when the son of the condemned inmate pounded on the chamber windows, shouted obscenities and threw fists after his father spoke...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the execution of a Texas inmate (all times local):
Chaos erupted near Texas' death chamber when the son of the inmate being executed...
Man convicted of manslaughter after stabbing father 71 times
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man who stabbed his father 71 times and dumped his body in an Alabama river has been convicted of manslaughter.
2 arrested in buffet brawl over crab legs
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama police say a dispute over crab legs at a dinner buffet ended in a brawl that left two people facing misdemeanor charges.
Sam Houston St. defeats Houston Baptist 119-113 in 2OT
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Twins Josh Delaney and Cameron Delaney combined for 55 points and Sam Houston State defeated Houston Baptist 119-113 in double overtime on Saturday night despite blowing a...
New stamp honors Alabama’s 200th birthday
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A new stamp will honor the state of Alabama's 200th birthday.
The U.S. Postal Service is issuing Alabama's bicentennial stamp during an event Saturday morning in...
SHSU looks to sweep HBU
Houston Baptist (10-14, 6-7) vs. Sam Houston State (18-9, 13-1)
Johnson Coliseum, Huntsville, Texas; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Houston Baptist seeks revenge on Sam Houston...
Sam Houston State defeats Nicholls 84-74 in OT
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Kai Mitchell and Cameron Delaney each scored eight points in overtime as Sam Houston State pulled away for an 84-74 victory over Nicholls on Wednesday...
Police: Alabama officer accused of driving while intoxicated
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A police officer in Huntsville, Alabama, is accused of driving while under the influence of alcohol.
Al.com reports Justin Jamar Willis was arrested Sunday morning and charged with a misdemeanor DUI. He posted bail hours later and was released.
Old school gym to become community center in Huntsville
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The city of Huntsville plans to spend more than $5 million to transform an old high school gymnasium into a community center.
Construction on the Johnson Legacy Complex is set to begin next month. It will be located at the site of the old Johnson High School in Huntsville.
The new project will include volleyball courts, a rock-climbing wall, exercise facilities and community meeting rooms. The remainder of the school will be demolished later.
Sentencing set for man convicted in slayings of wife, son
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A judge has scheduled a sentencing hearing for March 28 for an Alabama man convicted of killing his wife and son.
Madison County Circuit Judge Donna Pate can sentence 39-year-old Stephen Marc Stone to either death by lethal injection or life without parole.
Jurors who convicted Stone of capital murder last week in the 2013 killings of his 32-year-old wife Krista and their 7-year-old son Zachary recommended the life term.
National defense goals could boost Alabama’s space industry
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Aerospace investment appears poised to blast off in Alabama, as companies such as Blue Origin and Aeroject Rocketdyne plan new jobs and new facilities.
The firms are expanding because Huntsville-based government space programs could soon have billions of new dollars to spend for defense and telecommunications, Al.com reported.
Jury votes against execution for man who killed wife, son
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A jury has recommended a life-sentence for an Alabama man who killed his wife and 7-year-old son in 2013.
News outlets report a Madison County jury recommended the sentence Wednesday for 39-year-old Stephen Marc Stone. He was found guilty Tuesday of strangling 32-year-old Krista Stone and Zachary Stone.
The only sentencing options for a capital murder conviction are execution or life in prison without the possibility of parole. The jury voted 9-3 for prison.
Delaney helps Sam Houston State win 11th straight
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Cameron Delaney scored 16 points, Kai Mitchell and RJ Smith added 14 each and Sam Houston State pushed its win streak to 11 games with a 77-62 defeat of McNeese Wednesday night.
McNeese came as close as five points early in the second half and James Harvey cut the SHSU lead to 65-56 with a pair of free throws, but Mitchell hit a jump shot with 6:13 remaining and the Bearkats led by double digits the rest of the way.
Man convicted in 2013 killings of wife, 7-year-old son
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man has been convicted of capital murder in the 2013 slayings of his wife and 7-year-old son.
News outlets report 39-year-old Stephen Marc Stone was found guilty Tuesday of strangling 32-year-old Krista Stone and Zachary Stone. Prosecutors say they'll seek the death penalty in the trial's sentencing phase that begins Wednesday.
Authorities said Stone drove their two daughters to his parent's home and called police to report the killings.
Alabama senator says FBI investment could reach $1 billion
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's senior senator says the FBI's investment in the northern part of the state could reach $1 billion.
News outlets reported that Sen. Richard Shelby met with business and community leaders in Huntsville on Monday.
Shelby said more construction by the FBI is expected at the Redstone Arsenal in coming years.