Stories tagged: Alabama
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
Alabama’s 90 minutes of nonstop hits hit all the right notes.
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 9:05 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama’s Republican runoff Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump in a midterm contest that hinged on loyalty to …
Fri., July 6, 2018, 1:21 p.m.
An Alabama woman charged with animal cruelty after her dog died while locked in a hot car said she doesn’t recall the events that led to the animal’s death.
UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018, 6:46 p.m.
A $325 million Amazon facility being built near Birmingham will initially employ 1,500 people fulfilling orders, and the workforce could swell even more, the online retailer and local officials said …
Wed., May 16, 2018, 10:03 a.m.
National champion Alabama will face Louisville in ABC’s first Saturday Night Football game, and Miami plays LSU on Sunday night of the season-opening weekend.
UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
In Alabama, the less sheriffs spend on feeding inmates, the more money they get to put in their pockets.
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 7:57 a.m.
Elmore Bolling defied the odds against black men and built several successful businesses during the harsh era of Jim Crow segregation in the South. He had more money than a …
Wed., March 7, 2018, 5:09 p.m.
A 17-year-old girl has been killed in a shooting at dismissal time Wednesday at an Alabama high school and another 17-year-old male student has been injured, authorities said.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 9:05 p.m.
As the execution drugs were being administered, inmate Eric Scott Branch let out a blood-curdling scream. Then he yelled “murderers! murderers! murderers!” as he thrashed on a gurney as he …
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 10:40 a.m.
If executions set for Alabama, Texas and Florida are carried out Thursday as scheduled, it would mark the first time in more than eight years that three convicted killers were …
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 11:39 a.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court has halted the execution of an Alabama inmate whose attorneys argue that dementia has left the 67-year-old unable to remember killing a police officer three decades …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 8:25 p.m.
Alabama asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to let the state proceed with executing a 67-year-old inmate who lawyers say has suffered strokes and dementia and cannot remember killing …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 3:19 p.m.
Japanese automakers Toyota and Mazda are expected to announce Wednesday that they have chosen Alabama as the site of a coveted $1.6 billion joint-venture auto plant that will employ about …
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
Congratulations to 2017 national champion Alabama. While the Crimson Tide celebrate, it’s on to 2018 for the rest of college football. Here are some of the numerous story lines to …
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 11:10 a.m.
Sometimes, it pays to wait and watch, biding your time until you can show the world just what you can do. For Tua Tagovailoa, his chance came on college football’s …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 12:10 p.m.
The College Football Playoff is here to stay. But four years later, the national championship game is still trying to make its mark.
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
Defeated U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore’s wife has identified the “Jewish” attorney she referred to at a campaign rally. He’s a practicing Christian.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 5 p.m.
The man who ran Roy Moore’s failed campaign for the U.S. Senate is running for Congress in Alabama.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 9:25 a.m.
Two new Democrats will be sworn in to the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, narrowing the Republican majority and complicating efforts by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to advance the White House’s …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 3:38 p.m.
There will be two fresh Senate faces and plenty of familiar but stubborn clashes facing lawmakers as Congress begins its 2018 session Wednesday.
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 2:53 p.m.
Potentially life-threatening cold spread across the Deep South on Saturday, as forecasters issued winter weather advisories in multiple states and warned that freezing temperatures would likely last for the next …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 4:03 p.m.
Mickey Mouse. Nick Saban. Any Other Republican. Those were some of names that got write-in votes in the Alabama Senate election as voters suggested their own alternatives to Sen.-elect Doug …
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
An Alabama woman said Friday that police officers severely beat her black 17-year-old son while he was handcuffed and she wants answers from authorities about what happened.
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Recy Taylor, a black Alabama woman whose rape by six white men in 1944 drew national attention, has died. She was 97.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
Democrat Doug Jones’ historic victory over Republican Roy Moore was declared official Thursday as Alabama election officials certified him the winner of the special Senate election, despite Moore’s last-minute lawsuit …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
A mysterious super PAC that spent millions of dollars backing Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama’s Senate race was heavily funded by the Democratic Senate Majority PAC.
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used a holiday season press conference Friday to deliver a lump of coal to Steve Bannon, mocking the former White House adviser’s “political genius” for …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 11:24 a.m.
God, Bugs Bunny and Chuck Norris were among the write-in votes that played a role in electing a Democrat to the U.S. Senate in Alabama for the first time in …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
Defeated U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Thursday pleaded for donations to help him investigate potential election fraud, the same day Alabama officials said they investigated but found nothing improper …
Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 1:41 p.m.
Republican Roy Moore hasn’t conceded his 20,000-vote loss to Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama’s Senate race, and military and provisional vote totals announced Wednesday aren’t enough for Moore to close …