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Statehouse floods due to ruptured pipes

The subfreezing cold over the weekend took its toll as far south as Montgomery. Along with homes and businesses around the state, pipes burst in...

Morning travel on North Alabama roads treacherous

North Alabama law enforcement and emergency officials are asking motorists to use extreme caution this morning due to the potential of black ice. If...

ADEM: Stop dripping faucets after freeze

MONTGOMERY – Due to excessive water loss being experienced by many public water systems in the state, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management is...

Keep the flu out of your home, classrooms and work

The number of Alabamians showing signs of flu-like illness is rising with every passing week, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. Statistics from the...

TVA initiating rolling blackouts across North Alabama

Due to the continued increased demand on the electric system caused by the extremely cold temperatures, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has initiated mandatory...

Chelsea family wins big making the season merry and ‘bright’

Let there be lights! And a Chelsea family had the best and brightest to win "The Great Christmas Light Fight." The Cloutiers, whose displays are legendary...

Christmas miracle: Homeless man saved from crushing

Authorities in Huntsville say a homeless man could have been crushed to death after being thrown into the back of a garbage truck on...

New home Alabama: Population hike among tops in US

As Americans continue to flee to the Southeast, the Yellowhammer State has become one of the nation's top destinations. According to estimates released Thursday by...

Community funding opportunities in Appalachian Alabama

Recent funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has served to enhance the quality of life in several Alabama communities and create value for...

Stihl awards grant to fight invasive plants at Chewacla State Park

The State Parks Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation of Natural Resources  was recently granted $20,000 to fight an invasive plant species at...

ALEA’s 12 days of safety: ‘Travel safe, arrive safe’

The holidays are a time where people get together with those they love. And Alabamians are no exception: Folks will be driving across town, across...

Marshall-led InSight Mars lander mission ends

All good things come to an end, even on Mars. To that end, NASA’s InSight mission has ended after more than four years of collecting...

‘Prisoner of Love’: Casey and Vicky White romantic crime saga inspires movie

The Lauderdale County jailbreak featuring prisoner Casey White and correctional officer Vicky White has been given the Hollywood treatment. Now available for viewing on streaming...

Data breach prompts lawsuit against Oakwood University

A class-action lawsuit related to a data security breach has been filed against Oakwood University, a private Seventh-Day Adventist university in Huntsville. The 32-page suit,...

Auburn enacts campus TikTok ban

In the wake of similar actions around the state and country, TikTok is being blocked on university Wi-Fi and on-campus housing at Auburn University....

Tips to prepare your home for cold weather

Nothing impacts your energy use—and therefore, your utility bill—more than the weather. Specifically, the outside air temperature. But even though cold, winter weather is rolling...

Ivey awards $2.65M to fight homelessness in Alabama

The state of Alabama is awarding $2.65 million in grants to help fight homelessness, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Tuesday. The money will assist government and...

Lawsuit: Inmate in Alabama prison ‘baked to death’

An Alabama inmate “was literally baked to death,” in his jail cell, according to a federal lawsuit that has been filed in the U.S....

USDA bringing clean drinking water to rural Alabama

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing more than $13.6 million to expand the Wilcox County Water and Sewer Authority’s water system. The project...

Child labor found in more Alabama auto suppliers

Four additional auto suppliers in Alabama have utilized child labor in recent years, investigative reporting conducted by Reuters found. The father of a 14-year-old Guatemalan...

Huntsville a Top 10 ‘Real Estate Market to Watch’

HUNTSVILLE — The National Association of Realtors® has named Huntsville a top 10 real estate market to watch in 2023. Every city on the...

USA researchers to study vaccine hesitancy, social media link

University of South Alabama researchers began work this semester on a three-year study that examines the relationship between social media use and COVID-19 vaccine...

Tuberville helps secure wins for Alabama, U.S. in defense bill

Sen. Tommy Tuberville has helped secure more wins for the state through his work on the Senate Armed Services Committee. On Thursday, the Senate passed...

Madison assistant principal assaulted by student

A Madison high school assistant principal was assaulted by a student Wednesday while breaking up a fight on a bus. The James Clemens High School...