2 Muslim men from Texas say American Airlines profiled them
DALLAS (AP) — Two Muslim men from Texas say American Airlines profiled them and canceled their flight after crew members said they "didn't feel comfortable" flying with the pair.
Gulf Coast seafood biz slammed by freshwater from floods
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Fresh water from Midwestern floods has killed oysters along the coasts of three states and cost Mississippi half of its blue crabs.
Inmate dies after being stabbed at prison
CLAYTON, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama inmate died this month after being stabbed by another inmate, the prison system said Friday.
The Department of Corrections said in a news release that Joshua...
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.
Alabama to pay hefty legal fees over blocked abortion law
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ordered Alabama to pay $675,964 to lawyers for abortion clinics who challenged the state's attempt to ban the most common second trimester...
Tennessee’s abortion wait period law faces court arguments
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four years after Tennessee passed a law requiring a 48-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions, abortion clinics are getting a chance to argue against it in...
Man who stole school bus in Alabama gets 8 years in prison
ONEONTA, Ala. (AP) — A Kentucky man who pleaded guilty to stealing a school bus in Alabama has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
AL.com reports 26-year-old Brandon Peckinpaugh of...
Alabama corrections officer arrest on drug charges
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say an Alabama corrections officer arrested on drug charges planned to buy methamphetamine and take it inside the prison where he worked.
Another company seeks to buy idle Wyoming coal mines
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Another company says it wants to buy two idle Wyoming coal mines.
Littleton, Colorado-based Aspen Coal and Energy has made an offer to buy the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr...
No. 8 Auburn faces big road test at No. 17 Texas A&M
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — After playing their first big game of the season on the road at top-ranked Clemson, the No. 17 Texas A&M Aggies get their next test in front of their home crowd when...
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...
3M halting some work in Alabama for environmental reasons
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — A company that's facing lawsuits and public scrutiny over pollution from a north Alabama plant says it's suspending some manufacturing work because of environmental...
Heavy rains prompt rescues in Mobile
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Mobile firefighters staged more than 60 water rescues after heavy rains prompted flooding across the city.
Storms that dumped more than 7 inches of rain across Mobile in...
No. 2 Alabama hosts Southern Miss in another hot day game
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama officials have bemoaned daytime September games where heat takes a toll on players and fans alike.
They're no Saturday afternoon picnic for opposing teams...
Man convicted in 1997 murder of grandparents dies in prison
BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who was convicted of capital murder in the 1997 slayings of his grandparents has died in prison.
Al.com reports 44-year-old William "David" Spratling...
AP Explains: Brownface part of racist face makeup history
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The scandal surrounding Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after a yearbook photo showing him in brownface at a 2001 costume party was published is bringing attention...
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.
No. 17 A&M could use signature win against No. 8 Auburn
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Coach Jimbo Fisher wouldn't agree that No. 17 Texas A&M's game against eighth-ranked Auburn could set the tone for the rest of the season.
Trudeau can look to US politicians amid brownface scandal
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau need only look to the United States for lessons on how to survive the furor over a photo of him in brownface at a costume party...
New company enters possible deal for idle Wyoming coal mines
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Another buyer has entered a potential bankruptcy deal that could allow two idle Wyoming mines to reopen but would in effect pay the coal company to do so.
No. 8 Auburn visits No. 17 Texas A&M to open SEC play
No. 8 Auburn (3-0) at No. 17 Texas A&M (2-1), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (CBS).
Authorities identify man hurt in courthouse shooting
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who was shot inside an Alabama courthouse as being a 72-year-old resident with multiple ammunition containers.
Culverhouse donates $250,000 to Planned Parenthood clinic
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Planned Parenthood has received a $250,000 donation for its new Birmingham clinic from a critic of Alabama's attempt to ban abortion.
No. 2 Alabama, Saban look to improve to 12-1 in SEC openers
Southern Miss (2-1) at No. 2 Alabama (3-0), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (ESPN2).
Line: Alabama by 39.
Series record: Alabama leads 34-6-2 (including forfeits).
Alabama could start 4 freshmen on defense vs Southern Miss
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Nick Saban has started freshman on defense before at Alabama, either through necessity or sheer talent.
He just can't recall having had to rely so much on so many...
Wildfire burns about 500 acres in parched Alabama
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A wildfire has burned about 500 acres of land in rural eastern Alabama, and there's a statewide threat of additional blazes.
Police: Officer shoots, wounds man suspected in car break-in
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say an officer has shot and wounded a man believed to have broken into a car outside an apartment complex.
Interim superintendent named for Alabama school district
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama school district has a new leader.
Jefferson County Schools has named Dr. Walter Gonsoulin as interim superintendent.
Georgia-Notre Dame showdown highlights SEC schedule
Here are some things to watch during the fourth week of the Southeastern Conference football season.
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 7 Notre Dame (2-0) at No. 3 Georgia (3-0): These two storied...
Saban: Top Alabama recruit Antonio Alfano ‘basically quit’
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban says top recruit Antonio Alfano "basically quit."
Saban says the defensive end for the second-ranked Crimson Tide stopped coming to class and...
Alabama A&M coach says team treated unprofessionally at game
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama A&M coach Connell Maynor said his team was treated unprofessionally during a game at North Alabama.
Maynor said the Bulldogs won't play North Alabama again...
Multiple arrests made after series of rapes on JSU campus
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Nine men are facing charges of second-degree rape after authorities reported making arrests in a series of alleged statutory rapes on the Jacksonville State University...
Will combo pill catch on in US to prevent heart attacks?
A cheap, daily pill that combines four drugs has been tested for the first time in the United States to see if it works as well among low-income Americans as it has in other countries to treat...
Former Alabama corrections supervisor indicted in beating
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama corrections supervisor was indicted for failing to stop a sergeant under his command from kicking and beating a handcuffed inmate, federal prosecutors...
Creativity without the pressure at ‘paint and sip’ studios
They've become a global sensation — "paint and sip" studios where adults can spend evenings out learning to make art in a relaxed, BYOB setting. Thousands of franchises now exist to help us all...
‘Death Note’ Snapchat post yields terroristic threat charge
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a University of South Alabama student has been charged with making a terroristic threat, accused of posting a picture of a book titled "Death Note" on the...
APNewsBreak: Alabama man arrested in terrorism probe
ATLANTA (AP) — An Alabama man has been apprehended as part of a yearslong terrorism probe in which the FBI says he told agents he would execute a U.S. soldier if ordered to do so by the Islamic...
Shots fired at courthouse in northeast Alabama
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — One person was hospitalized after a shooting Wednesday when a man walked into an Alabama courthouse with a gun, authorities said.
South Carolina farmers say crops in danger as drought grows
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Many farmers in South Carolina say a growing drought is threatening to devastate their crops right at harvest time and officials said there are plenty of indications the dry...
Jackson County School Board replaces longtime superintendent
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi school district will have new leadership at the start of the new year.
News outlets report the Jackson County School Board voted Monday to replace...
SEC building some of the top defenses in college football
While defenses are still a work in progress around the Southeastern Conference, they still rank as some of the best in college football.
Florida leads the nation with 16 sacks, including 10...
Alabama parole chief resigns after less than year in role
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The chair of Alabama's Board of Pardons and Paroles is resigning from her governor-appointed station effective Oct. 1 after less than a year in the role.
Alabama man indicted in slaying of his 78-year-old father
DUTTON, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama say they've arrested a man who killed his father two years ago.
News outlets report 59-year-old Byron Shirey was arrested Tuesday. A Jackson County...
Authorities find S Carolina teen wanted in fatally shooting
LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina teen accused of fatally shooting a man was caught by authorities in Alabama after fleeing the scene.
News outlets report the 17-year-old was arrested...
No. 8 Auburn, Nix taking show on road against Mond & Co.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond can relate to the emotions Auburn's Bo Nix must be feeling heading into the Aggies-Tigers showdown this weekend.
Officer dies, suspect arrested in Alabama shooting
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A Tuscaloosa police officer who pursued a wanted man into a house after spotting him outside was shot to death while trying to make the arrest, authorities...
The Latest: Man faces capital murder in officer’s death
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of an Alabama police officer (all times local):
A man faces capital murder charges in the death of an Alabama police...
Comedian Baron Cohen asks judge to dismiss Roy Moore lawsuit
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen asked a federal judge to dismiss Roy Moore's defamation lawsuit over a television segment that lampooned Moore in the wake of sexual misconduct...
Teacher suspended after beer stunt back in class
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A University of Alabama teacher who was suspended after video surfaced of a person drinking beer in class is returning to work.