- Brittany Lang leads LPGA Tour event in Alabama Updated: Aug-27-15 8:19 pm
PRATTVILLE, Alabama - Brittany Lang birdied five of the first seven holes in windy conditions and shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.
- Former teacher pleads not guilty in sex act with student Updated: Aug-27-15 7:41 pm
MOBILE, Alabama - Court records say a former teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student has pleaded not guilty.
- 8 prosecuted for unemployment compensation fraud Updated: Aug-27-15 7:02 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Alabama Department of Labor has prosecuted eight people for unemployment compensation fraud.
- Judge OKs questioning of jurors in capital case Updated: Aug-27-15 6:59 pm
ATHENS, Alabama - Defense lawyers alleging juror misconduct can question members of the panel that convicted a north Alabama man of capital murder earlier this year, a judge ruled Thursday.
- Officials concerned about potential budget cuts to parks Updated: Aug-27-15 5:03 pm
PELHAM, Alabama - State park closures and cutbacks to other outdoor activities are among the potential impacts of proposed budget cuts to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, officials said Thursday before asking citizens to call state lawmakers to ask that they preserve the department's funding.
- Birmingham Zoo closes aviary after bacteria found in bird Updated: Aug-27-15 11:14 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The Birmingham Zoo has temporarily closed a bird aviary after tests found a bacterial infection that can cause respiratory problems in birds and humans, zoo officials said.
- Amelia Boynton Robinson noted as fearless, tireless leader Updated: Aug-27-15 2:46 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A newspaper photo of a woman who was beaten unconscious by law enforcement during a march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, revealed to a wider audience the struggles and violence black people faced while fighting for the right to vote.
- Witt to retire as University of Alabama system chancellor Updated: Aug-26-15 9:56 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - University of Alabama System Chancellor Robert Witt has announced plans to retire next year.
- Prattville senator proposes temporary taxes, budget reforms Updated: Aug-26-15 7:35 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A Prattville state senator is proposing what he says is a middle ground approach to the state's budget crisis.
- Auburn secondary counting on transfers Countess, Matthews Updated: Aug-26-15 6:08 pm
AUBURN, Alabama - Hard-hitting safety Tray Matthews expects to add some "boom" to Auburn's defense. Cornerback Blake Countess, meanwhile, brings versatility and the experience that comes with starting 30 games for Michigan.
- Autopsy: Drugs to blame in death of suspect Updated: Aug-26-15 1:47 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - Authorities say an autopsy shows drugs were to blame for the death of a man who died in police custody in Tuscaloosa.
- Player's cancer fight inspires high school football team Updated: Aug-26-15 12:14 pm
DANVILLE, Alabama - Kane Hogan's life changed in an instant late last January.
- Athens voters defeat school tax proposal Updated: Aug-26-15 10:31 am
ATHENS, Alabama - Voters in Athens have defeated a school tax proposal by a wide margin.
- Police say man charged in connection with slaying of woman Updated: Aug-26-15 8:05 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Authorities say a man has been charged in connection with the slaying of a 20-year-old Birmingham woman found shot to death on a bridge.
- Reward being offered for tips in Birmingham gun store theft Updated: Aug-26-15 7:22 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Authorities say they're offering up to $5,000 in reward money for tips to that lead to the arrest and conviction of suspects in the recent burglary of a Birmingham gun store.
- Birmingham approves $1.9M to add 45 new police vehicles Updated: Aug-26-15 4:32 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Birmingham police are planning to add more than 45 new vehicles to the department's fleet.
- Federal grand jury indicts Alabama man for fatal accident Updated: Aug-26-15 3:08 am
OXFORD, Mississippi - A federal grand jury has indicted a Huntsville, Alabama man for a fatal traffic accident on the Natchez Trace Parkway in July.
- Talladega mayor loses re-election bid after assault Updated: Aug-25-15 11:47 pm
TALLADEGA, Alabama - An Alabama mayor who had been re-elected in 2011 despite a federal conviction and recently was recovering from an assault lost a bid for a fifth term in office Tuesday.
- Federal court hears arguments on Ala legislative districts Updated: Aug-25-15 11:07 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A panel of skeptical federal judges on Tuesday questioned a state lawyer on whether voter race was the predominant consideration when Republican lawmakers drew at least some of Alabama's new legislative districts.
- Todd Strange wins re-election as Montgomery mayor Updated: Aug-25-15 10:47 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange has won re-election, beating back a field of challengers that included former Alabama congressman Artur Davis.
- Alabama, LSU lead way on coaches' preseason All-SEC teams Updated: Aug-25-15 3:30 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Alabama and LSU each placed 10 players on the coaches' preseason All-Southeastern Conference teams.
- 3 charged in slaying of Tuscaloosa man found dead in car Updated: Aug-25-15 3:19 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - Police have charged three suspects with the slaying of a man found shot to death in a car outside a Tuscaloosa apartment complex.
- Birmingham, Microsoft launch partnership in tech education Updated: Aug-25-15 12:28 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The City of Birmingham is partnering with Microsoft Corp. to support education and entrepreneurship in the technology industry.
- Companies aid needy with Internet access in south Ala Updated: Aug-25-15 10:04 am
DOTHAN, Alabama - Students in low-income families may have a better chance of accessing the Internet from home through discounted services provided by area companies.
- About 250 tested for TB because of infected Alabama student Updated: Aug-25-15 9:08 am
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - State health officials plan to test about 250 people for tuberculosis because of a former University of Alabama student who is being treated for the infectious disease.