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Ala. Senate leader says his comments on COVID-19 were a poor choice of words
Alabama Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh said Thursday he wants to see more people get COVID-19.
Published July 10, 2020 at 5:43 PM
Last 16th Street Baptist Church bomber dies in Alabama prison
Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr. died of natural causes while servicing a life sentence for the 1963 crime that killed four African-American girls and injured others.
Published June 26, 2020 at 2:51 PM
Petition circulating to rename Auburn University building
The petition has over 9,800 signatures as of Saturday afternoon with a goal of reaching 10,000 signatures.
Published June 6, 2020 at 6:41 PM
U.S. Marshals searching for ‘armed, dangerous’ fugitive
Timothy Jabbar Wyatt, 39, is wanted for kidnapping, assault, and attempted rape, and has previously been charged with numerous other crimes including rape, robbery, and attempted murder.
Published May 7, 2020 at 1:08 PM
Family waiting in hospital parking lot gets priceless first baby picture
When Tucker Edwards grows up, he’ll probably hear the stories of how his birth was announced to eagerly awaiting family members.
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Published April 23, 2020 at 7:15 PM
Preparation urged even as Alabama remains free of coronavirus cases
Alabama remains free of any officially confirmed cases of the respiratory disease as of Tuesday. Nearly 40 other states have reported cases.
Published March 10, 2020 at 4:47 PM
Forced vasectomy at 50? Alabama lawmaker reacts to pushback
The bill was introduced to the House on Thursday and referred to the House judiciary committee.
Published February 14, 2020 at 2:08 PM
3 arrested after ‘cages’ for children found in Alabama home
Three people have been arrested in a child abuse investigation after Lee County authorities discovered children were locked in cages.
Published January 15, 2020 at 7:05 PM
Zebra, 3 other animals shot and killed at south Alabama farm
Authorities are working to find the people responsible for killing four animals at a farm in Covington County.
Published December 21, 2019 at 4:37 PM
Suspect in Aniah Blanchard case faces second capital murder charge
An unnamed "subject" indicated that while they never saw Blanchard, Yazeed did have her vehicle and that he admitted to shooting “a girl” because she “went for the gun.”
Published December 4, 2019 at 5:12 PM
Human remains positively identified as Aniah Blanchard
Officials have identified the remains found in Macon County as those of Aniah Blanchard.
Published November 27, 2019 at 5:33 PM
Missing student Aniah Blanchard’s remains possibly found
Skeletal remains have been found in Macon County, confirmed the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation.
Published November 25, 2019 at 6:53 PM
Santa’s real! How your child can get a letter right from the North Pole
Santa Claus will soon be coming to town, and the U.S. Postal Service is helping him bring joy to children around the country.
Published November 16, 2019 at 10:20 AM
U.S. Postal Service announces holiday shipping deadlines
USPS recommends mailing and shipping deadlines for expected delivery by Dec. 25.
Published November 14, 2019 at 8:02 PM
Remains found in Ala. during search for missing Fla. 5-year-old
The Demopolis Police Department says human remains have been found during the search for a missing Florida 5-year-old.
Published November 13, 2019 at 9:33 AM
Manhunt underway for suspect in Aniah Blanchard case
Police have identified a suspect in the missing person case of Aniah Blanchard and have issued an arrest warrant for kidnapping first degree.
Published November 7, 2019 at 5:36 PM
Photos show person of interest in Aniah Blanchard case
Two photos have been released that show a man the Auburn Police Department is calling a “person of interest”.
Published November 7, 2019 at 1:02 PM
Search continues for Aniah Blanchard; recovery group meeting with police to help
A high profile volunteer search and recovery company will meet with Auburn investigators about getting involved in the search for 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard, the company said Sunday.
Published November 4, 2019 at 3:48 PM
Reward for missing Aniah Blanchard climbs to $105,000
The reward for information in the case off missing 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard has crossed the 6-figure mark.
Published November 2, 2019 at 7:28 AM
Reward jumps to $80,000 for missing Aniah Blanchard
The reward being offered for information in the disappearance of 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard has jumped to $80,000, according to Central Alabama CrimeStoppers.
Published October 31, 2019 at 7:39 PM
Grocery store employee surprised with 100th birthday bash
Followed by a large crowd in a celebratory mood, Romay Davis took hold of the handle of a decorated shopping cart and was escorted under a balloon archway and into the store.
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Published October 29, 2019 at 9:34 PM
Dealership: Ford asked us to end ads giving buyers shotgun, Bible and flag
An Alabama car dealership that got national attention for its Fourth of July promotion also go the attention of Ford Motor Company. Now, it’s backing off part of its offer.
Published June 26, 2019 at 7:27 PM
Nearly 150 geese removed, ‘humanely euthanized’ from Ala. community
Many were put down due to rising complaints from residents of The Waters.
Published June 21, 2019 at 6:12 PM
Ala. governor signs chemical castration bill into law
The legislation requires anyone convicted of a sex crime with a child younger than 13 to undergo chemical castration as a condition of their parole.
Published June 10, 2019 at 5:26 PM
ACLU, Planned Parenthood file lawsuit challenging Ala. near-total abortion ban
The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law banning nearly all abortions across the state.
Published May 24, 2019 at 12:27 PM
Auburn police officer reunited with K9 partner in hospital
Wednesday, the Auburn Police Department said Officer Webb Sistrunk has improved from ICU and is now in critical care at Columbus Regional Medical Center.
Published May 22, 2019 at 4:56 PM
Alabama governor signs near-total abortion ban into law
The law makes performing an abortion in Alabama at any stage of pregnancy a felony unless the mother’s health is in danger. There's no exception for rape or incest.
Published May 15, 2019 at 7:08 PM
Alabama Senate approves near-total abortion ban
After hours of debate, the Alabama Senate passed a bill Tuesday night that outlaws nearly all abortions in the state.
Published May 14, 2019 at 11:09 PM
Andalusia WWII hero welcomed home 75 years later
A celebration was held Saturday in Andalusia, welcoming home a World War II hero 75 years later.
Published May 11, 2019 at 6:16 PM
Retired Army general killed in lawnmower accident at AL home
A native of in Tacoma, Washington, Bargewell enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1967 and spent nearly 40 years serving his country.
Published May 1, 2019 at 7:25 PM
Kroger cashiers to stop giving customers coin change
Tucker Carlson writer resigns after racist posts revealed
Father and son cycle virtually thousands of miles apart
Four charged following shooting death of 17-year-old in West End
Petition gains support for Virginia Board of Bar Examiners to accept diploma privilege