Stories tagged: alabama
Mon., Jan. 6, 2020
Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa says is entering the NFL draft. Tagovailoa, who had surgery on his right hip in November, announced his decision Monday.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 18, 2019
At least two dozen tornadoes hit the Southeast this week in a deadly outbreak of severe weather, assessments by the National Weather Service show.
Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
Walmart shoppers in Alabama got a happy holiday surprise when donations paid off $70,000 in layaway purchases at two stores, the company said Friday.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019
Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce that he is entering the race for his old U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, two Republicans with direct knowledge of his plans said …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 29, 2019
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked Alabama’s near-total abortion ban from taking effect next month, saying the law, part wave of new abortion restrictions by conservative states, is clearly unconstitutional.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
A furnace-like “flash drought” is intensifying as it blasts away the little moisture left across a vast swath of the South, shriveling up crops and backyard gardens and raising alarm …
Thu., Sept. 26, 2019
Weeks of dry, hot weather have plunged the Deep South further into a drought that’s affecting more than 11 million people and threatening crops across the region, a new assessment …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
Sen. Maria Cantwell calls for committee hearings on whether Trump administration is trying to “undermine science.”
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
A federal agency is reversing course on the question of whether President Donald Trump tweeted stale information Sunday about Hurricane Dorian potentially hitting Alabama
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019
Authorities say at least six people were shot during a high school football game in Alabama. Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Battiste told news outlets that 10 people in all were …
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
Four years of Alabama-Clemson dominance have made the college football season seem like a foregone conclusion.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 18, 2019
Washington State still in the running for Sav’ell Smalls after country’s No. 1 OLB announces top-six schools
Along with Alabama, Florida State, Tennessee, Washington and Oregon, Sav’ell Smalls is seen wearing an anthracite Washington State jersey and helmet. Smalls was previously considering six other schools, but he …
Tue., Aug. 13, 2019
An Alabama man who traveled to all 50 states to mow lawns for free says he’s traveling cross-country again to bring together police officers and the community.
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019
The sons of Ben and Hattie Davis give special meaning to the term “band of brothers.” Eleven in all, their combined 158 years of service to the U.S. military make …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019
An Alabama district attorney said Wednesday she is dropping charges against a woman who was indicted for manslaughter after she lost her fetus when she was shot during a fight.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019
Alabama Republican Roy Moore announced Thursday that he is running for U.S. Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accusations.
Sat., June 15, 2019
Planned Parenthood is building a new women’s clinic in Alabama despite the state’s near-total ban on abortions
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019
President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate in 2020, saying that Moore cannot win and the “consequences will be devastating” for his …
Fri., May 24, 2019
Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state.
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019
Abortion providers say they are reassuring confused patients that restrictive abortion laws passed by a number of states have yet to take effect.
UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019
A federal judge will hear arguments about a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.
Mon., May 20, 2019
A man who opened fire on police responding to a domestic disturbance report, killing one officer and wounding two others, was arrested on Monday and charged with capital murder, authorities …
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019
Democratic U.S. Sen. Doug Jones condemned Alabama’s new abortion ban as “extreme” and “irresponsible” Thursday, a day after the state’s Republican governor signed the most restrictive abortion measure in the …
Wed., May 15, 2019
Alabama’s governor has signed the most stringent abortion ban in the nation. Republican Gov. Kay Ivey signed the measure Wednesday. The law will make performing an abortion at any stage …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019
Democratic presidential candidates rushed Wednesday to condemn Alabama’s approval of a ban on nearly all abortions, warning that it portends a larger offensive by conservatives around the country to undermine …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019
Alabama’s Republican governor signed the most stringent abortion legislation in the nation Wednesday, making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019
Alabama’s Senate passed a near-total ban on abortion Tuesday, sending what would be the nation’s most stringent abortion ban to the state’s Republican governor. The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted for …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019
Federal authorities said Wednesday they have charged 60 people, including 31 doctors, for their roles in illegally prescribing and distributing millions of pills containing opioids and other dangerous drugs.
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019
Strong storms, including at least one tornado, swept through parts of the Midwest and the Mid-Atlantic region, damaging homes and businesses and causing injuries after storms in the South killed …
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019
Lawmakers in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Kentucky are considering or have passed measures designed to directly challenge Roe v. Wade. Anti-abortion activists are hopeful that President Donald Trump’s appointments of …