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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama announces cost reduction of asthma inhalers, insulin treatments

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama announced it has reduced the copay on Novolog insulin, Asmanex inhalers, Arnuity Ellipta inhalers, and QVAR RediHalers....

Alabama Senate passes Child Protection Act to combat AI-generated pornography, other states expected to follow

On Thursday, the Alabama Senate passed legislation making artificially-generated child pornography illegal under Alabama law. The legislation passed the Senate unanimously. The bill now...

Mobile Chief of Police claims he was forced out, Mayor Stimpson says he went ‘AWOL’

Mobile Police Chief Paul Prine was placed on administrative leave this week. City leadership said it was necessary, Prine very publicly disagreed, then on...

Alabama Democrats introduce bill to extend election deadline for Biden ballot access

State Rep. Anthony Daniels and State Sen. Merika Coleman filed companion bills on Thursday in response to Secretary of State Wes Allen's warning to...

Stan McDonald resigns from Alabama Ethics Commission, remains ‘grateful for the opportunity’

On Wednesday, longstanding Alabama political figure Stan McDonald resigned from the Alabama Ethics Commission after he revealed he donated to several Republican campaigns during...

Alabama AG office building bomber arrested, identified as 26-year-old Irondale man

An Irondale man was arrested Wednesday by law enforcement officials in connection to an explosive device that detonated outside the Alabama Attorney General's office...

Illegal sports betting statistics in Alabama are off the board

Legislation of legalized forms of gambling has been a hot topic around Alabama for virtually all of 2024. While the benefit that seems to...

“Don’t Drop it On Alabama” anti-littering campaign kickoff held at State House

The Annual Alabama PALS (People Against a Littered State) “Don’t Drop it On Alabama” statewide spring cleanup and recycling event was officially kicked off...

Tennessee governor says Volkswagen unionization would be a big mistake

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee weighed in on the ongoing autoworkers union debate, saying that a union for workers at Chattanooga's Volkswagen would be a...

Alabama Senate votes to ban vaping in most public places

On Tuesday, the Alabama Senate voted to pass legislation that would ban vaping inside public buildings. The Alabama Clean Indoor Air Act already bans the...

Final countdown for ULA’s Delta IV Heavy rocket program

"... 3 ... 2 ... 1 ..." It was the final countdown Tuesday for the United Launch Alliance's Delta program as the last Delta IV...

Biden’s Alabama ballot legality remains in question without provisional certification – or legislation to correct

On Tuesday, Alabama’s top election official informed Democratic Party leaders on the state and national level that he will not certify the names of...

DNC will be held too late for Biden to qualify for Alabama’s general election ballot, Secretary of State Wes Allen says

On Tuesday, Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen wrote to notify the Alabama Democratic Party and the Democratic National Committee that names submitted past...

Homewood finance director arrested for allegedly stealing city money before retiring

On Tuesday, Robert Burgett, 63, was charged with felony Aggravated Theft by Deception after authorities were made aware of irregularities in the movement of...

Alabama claims No. 1 spot among auto-exporting states for first time

Alabama has become the nation’s No. 1 auto-exporting state, with international vehicle shipments surging past $11.2 billion in 2023 to overtake long-time leader South...

Alabama’s original Golden Flake factory site purchased for $6 million

Alabama-based brand Golden Flake has sold its original five-building factory complex in Birmingham. The site, which first became operational in 1958, features a 283,310...

Nate Oats, Bruce Pearl rumored in Kentucky head coach replacement search

In a seismic move that will send waves throughout the college basketball landscape, Kentucky men's head basketball coach John Calipari, who led the Wildcats...

Alabama: Here’s where you can see the partial solar eclipse

Alabamians, weather permitting, will likely get a chance between 12:45 and 3 p.m. today to view a partial solar eclipse. While not in the path...

State Rep. Simpson says Ethics Commissioner’s offense should be a civil or administrative violation – not a felony

On Thursday, Alabama Ethics Commissioner Stan McDonald appeared on the Jeff Poor Show and admitted that he has made contributions to political campaigns while...

Alabama House passes bill to protect homeowners from squatters illegally occupying their property

On Thursday, the Alabama House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation to protect homeowners from squatters illegally occupying their property. HB182, sponsored State Rep. Craig...

ALDOT launches review of cost-saving options for Mobile River Bridge & Bayway project

The Alabama Department of Transportation, along with the chairmen of the Eastern Shore Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Mobile Metropolitan Planning Organization, said they...

State Sen. Arthur Orr says his bill intends to ‘prevent coercion’ in Alabama unionization votes

State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) said he's not against Alabama workers organizing -- he just wants to make sure it's done through a secret...

Alabama House passes bill to educate all students about the dangers of fentanyl

This week, the Alabama House of Representatives passed legislation to require K-12 public schools to include prevention education about the dangers of fentanyl and...

Longleaf Recovery & Wellness facility opens to treat mental health

According to a release, Longleaf Recovery & Wellness, a primary mental health outpatient facility in Hoover, officially opened on Tuesday, April 2, with a...