New bylaws passed, but will DNC accept them?
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's State Democratic Executive Committee has voted 80 to 73 to adopt new bylaws supported by the party chairwoman at a contentious meeting in Montgomery.
Alabama capital elects first black mayor in 200-year history
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's capital, a city once known as the cradle of the Confederacy and later the birthplace of the civil rights movement, elected its first African American mayor...
The Latest: Alabama capital elects its first black mayor
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the mayoral election in Montgomery, Alabama (all times local):
Voters in Alabama's capital have elected the first black mayor in the...
Wisconsin GOP backs F-35s in Madison, despite noise concerns
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican legislators waded into the debate over whether defense officials should station new F-35 jet fighters in Madison on Tuesday, passing a resolution supporting the...
Supreme Court won’t review death sentence of Alabama inmate
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it won't review the case of an Alabama death row inmate who argued his sentence is unconstitutional because a judge imposed it over the will of a...
Educators express concerns about reading proficiency law
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Educators say they're concerned about a new reading test they say could result in thousands of Alabama third-graders being held back.
Alcorn State forces 5 turnovers, beats Alabama State 36-7
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Once the lightning passed, Alcorn State brought the thunder, forcing five turnovers and defeating Alabama State 35-7 in a Southwest Athletic Conference showdown Saturday...
Democrats approve new bylaws amid internal feud
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Members of the Alabama Democratic Party's governing board on Saturday approved new bylaws and scheduled new leadership elections amid an ongoing internal feud that appears...
Ethics panel sends complaint about Alabama senator to DA
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Ethics Commission has voted to refer a complaint against Montgomery Sen. David Burkette to the Montgomery County District Attorney for review.
New project highlights civil rights sites in Alabama
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A new project is highlighting some of the places in Alabama that played a role in the civil rights movement.
An online, oral history presentation called "Voices of...
Pygmy hippo born at Montgomery Zoo
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A pygmy hippopotamus has been born at the Montgomery Zoo
The zoo this week announced the arrival of the calf born. Aug. 4. The calf was born to first time parents,...
Alabama gov begins treatment for cancerous spot on her lung
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey underwent a scheduled outpatient procedure on Friday as she gets set for specialized radiation treatment for cancer, her office said.
Court: First Amendment protects “hate group” label
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a liberal advocacy group has a First Amendment right to call a Christian ministry a hate group for its opposition to...
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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey says she is being treated for cancer
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced Thursday that she will receive radiation treatments for a cancerous spot on her lung.
Sewell brings ‘Four Little Girls’ production to Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) — A play about the 1963 Birmingham church bombing that killed four girls was performed in Washington D.C. by Montgomery public school students.
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Man arrested in killing of Alabama State student
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man accused of killing an Alabama State University student.
Montgomery police charged 23-year-old William Slater with murder in the fatal...
Montgomery school considering property sale
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Montgomery's struggling school system is looking to sell some of its vacant and unused property.
The Montgomery Advertiser reports that Montgomery public school...
60-year-old man indicted in woman’s strangulation death
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A 60-year-old man has been indicted in the strangulation death of an Alabama woman whose body was found after she had been missing for more than a year.
State monitors in Alabama to observe runoff in Montgomery
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Twelve complaints regarding a recent election in Alabama have prompted state officials to provide monitors for the next vote.
Task force tours prison as inmate advocates seek voice
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In a sweltering dormitory at Staton Correctional Facility, more than 300 inmates sit on long rows of bunkbeds. On a typical day, two correctional officers try to keep watch...
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Study finds carving up school districts worsens segregation
PIKE ROAD, Ala. (AP) — Pike Road High School graduates its first senior class this school year, and leaders of this sprawling, semi-rural suburb of Alabama's capital city extol the young...
2 books published to mark Alabama bicentennial
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Two new books have been published to coincide with Alabama's bicentennial celebration.
The Montgomery-based NewSouth Books has joined with Alabama Heritage magazine...
FEMA stages in Montgomery for Dorian, Guard on standby
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hurricane Dorian has grown into a massive Category 3 hurricane, and it's moving toward the east coast of Florida.
As the storm approaches the U.S. and continues to...
Family of minor league baseball pitcher slain in Virginia
CHATHAM, Va. (AP) — The brother-in-law of a minor league baseball pitcher killed the athlete's wife, toddler son and mother-in-law before he was captured naked during a manhunt in a tiny southern...
Reed, Woods head to runoff in Montgomery mayoral race
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The election for Montgomery mayor is headed to a runoff.
News outlets report that Probate Judge Steven Reed and businessman David Woods will face each other in an...
Murder trial for Alabama police officer heads to new venue
OZARK, Ala. (AP) — A trial for a white Alabama officer charged with murder in the death of an unarmed black man has been moved to a new county.
Judge weighs defamation claim against Roy Moore
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Lawyers squared off in state court Monday on whether Roy Moore made defamatory statements during the 2017 U.S. Senate race against a woman who accused him of sexual...
Crash involving hazardous materials closes Alabama freeway
GREENVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama interstate was shut down in both directions for several hours and a nearby high school closed for the day as a precaution after a crash involving a semitrailer...
Alabama man charged in father’s slaying
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A central Alabama man is charged with murder in the shooting death of his father.
Montgomery County sheriff's authorities tell news outlets that 35-year-old Keith...
Alabama man drowns in Lake Michigan
PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama veterinarian is dead following an apparent drowning on Lake Michigan.
News outlets report that 71-year-old George Seier jumped into the water to retrieve a...
Shooting near Alabama campus kills 2, injures 3
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A shooting on the edge of an Alabama college campus killed a student and another man and wounded three others.
Gunfire broke out Thursday night near Alabama State...
Police: 7-year-old fatally shot after startling sleeping man
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say a 7-year-old child was shot and killed after startling a man who had been sleeping on the couch in his home.
2 killed, 3 hurt in shooting near Alabama State University
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say two men have been killed and three others injured in a shooting near the campus of Alabama State University.
Necropsy to determine why giraffe died at Montgomery Zoo
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A 4-year-old giraffe has died unexpectedly at the Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum.
A news release from the zoo says Connye the giraffe died Monday....
Man in school traffic shooting case to get mental treatment
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man accused of shooting at another parent during morning drop-off at an elementary school will receive mental health treatment.
Mental evaluation sought for school traffic shooting suspect
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking a mental evaluation for a man accused of opening fire during a traffic dispute with another father during student drop-off at an Alabama elementary...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A man shot at another parent in a suspected road rage incident during morning drop-off Thursday at an Alabama elementary school, police said.