- Domestic violence charge against Alabama trooper dismissed Updated: May-06-16 10:56 am
MOULTON, Alabama - A domestic violence case against an Alabama state trooper has been dismissed in Lawrence County.
- Alabama legislation could limit abortion access in state Updated: May-05-16 6:55 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has until May 14 to decide on legislation that could shutter two of the state's largest abortion providers.
- Bentley says he's not giving up on prison bill Updated: May-05-16 4:17 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said Thursday that the demise of his prison construction bill - that had been the centerpiece of his agenda this year - was a disappointment, but that he "will not give up on this."
- The Latest: Prison bill fails on session's final night Updated: May-05-16 1:08 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Latest on Gov. Robert Bentley's prison construction bill (all times local):
- Alabama passes bill to close abortion clinics near schools Updated: May-05-16 12:51 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - At least one Alabama abortion clinic will be forced to move under a bill the state Legislature passed Wednesday.
- Gov. Bentley signs medical marijuana oil bill into law Updated: May-04-16 6:20 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Wednesday signed legislation into law to allow medical marijuana oil in the state.
- Oil spill bill, Medicaid fix stumbles at session's end Updated: May-03-16 11:30 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Legislation dictating how to spend Alabama's oil spill settlement money - and provide a funding fix for Medicaid - is dead for the legislative session after senators could not agree Tuesday on how to use the $1 billion windfall.
- Issues to watch in the final days of the session Updated: May-02-16 8:03 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday begin the final two days of the legislative session with some major decisions before them. Lawmakers plan to meet Tuesday and then adjourn the session Wednesday. Here are three issues to watch in the 2016 session's final hours.
- Gas tax, lottery bills dead as legislature nears end Updated: Apr-30-16 11:39 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Lawmakers return to Montgomery on Tuesday for the two days of the 2016 legislative session.
- DraftKings, FanDuel agree to cease operations in Alabama Updated: Apr-29-16 7:36 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama's attorney general says online fantasy sports betting sites have each entered into a settlement to cease operations in the state in a few days.
- Governor facing impeachment push: I've done nothing illegal Updated: Apr-29-16 3:08 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Embattled Gov. Robert Bentley on Friday maintained he has done nothing wrong, just a day after Alabama lawmakers revived an impeachment effort against him.
- Judge: Alabama House speaker to go on trial in May Updated: Apr-29-16 2:55 pm
OPELIKA, Alabama - Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard will go to trial next month on ethics charges, after a judge on Friday refused a defense request to postpone the proceedings until August.
- Lawmakers name lane cake as state cake of Alabama Updated: Apr-29-16 3:20 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama has an official state bird, nut, fruit and even crustacean.
- House approves split of settlement money from BP oil spill Updated: Apr-28-16 11:48 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Alabama House of Representatives on Thursday approved a compromise plan for doling out settlement money from the 2010 oil spill - one that could help stave off cuts in Medicaid this fall.
- Birmingham Water Works board spat brings Senate to a halt Updated: Apr-28-16 6:06 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A heated disagreement over a municipal water works board bill led to an early adjournment of the Alabama Senate.
- Federal lawsuit challenges Alabama minimum wage law Updated: Apr-28-16 5:31 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A federal lawsuit was filed Thursday challenging a state law that blocked Birmingham city leaders from implementing a planned minimum wage increase.
- Committee passes watered-down payday loan bill Updated: Apr-27-16 9:38 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A House committee on Wednesday shelved a bill that would have given borrowers up to six months to repay payday loans, but agreed to send a watered-down version to the House for a full vote.
- Alabama legislature passes medical marijuana oil bill Updated: Apr-27-16 9:16 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Alabama legislature on Wednesday voted to decriminalize medicinal marijuana oil possession.
- Committee approves bill dividing BP settlement Updated: Apr-27-16 4:51 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama would use settlement money from the 2010 BP oil spill to pay off state debts and pay for road projects in coastal counties, under a last-minute compromise approved Wednesday by a budget committee.
- Alabama Senate passes ban on abortion procedure Updated: Apr-26-16 6:21 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A bill to prohibit a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure advanced in the Alabama legislature on Tuesday.
- Former Alabama Chief Justice Perry Hooper Sr. dies at 91 Updated: Apr-24-16 5:49 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The son of former Alabama Chief Justice Perry Hooper Sr. says his father has died at the age of 91.
- Alabama personhood bill 'dead' on House floor Updated: Apr-22-16 2:14 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - An Alabama "personhood" bill which would have effectively banned abortion in the state failed to make it to a vote Thursday in the House of Representatives.
- Lawmakers give final approval to education budget, raise Updated: Apr-21-16 5:22 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to the education budget and a 4 percent pay raise for teachers - their first tangible increase since 2008.
- Senator pushes for lottery vote as session nears end Updated: Apr-21-16 11:02 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - As Alabama's 2016 legislative session quickly nears its end, a state senator is making a final push for a lottery.
- Committee passes bill to close abortion clinics near schools Updated: Apr-20-16 8:19 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - An Alabama House committee has passed a bill to keep abortion clinics at least 2,000 feet away from public schools, which would impact at least one existing facility in the state.