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Equifax agrees to boost security in Alabama and 7 other states

Equifax Inc. has reached an agreement with eight states that will require the credit-reporting agency to put stronger security measures in place to prevent...

Alabama teacher among honorees at White House

A teacher in Mobile has received the nation's highest honor for the profession. At a ceremony Wednesday at the White House, WKRG-TV reports Chasity Collier...

LG Electronics to build solar panel factory in Huntsville

LG Electronics is building a solar panel assembly plant in Huntsville. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced Wednesday that LG Electronics will establish the new factory...

Alabama maximum, medium security prison guards to get raises

The Alabama Department of Corrections says some prison guards can expect raises later this year. Al.com reports Corrections Commissioner Jeff Dunn announced Wednesday maximum security...

Uber to launch statewide in Alabama in time for the July 4th holiday

The ride-sharing company Uber on Wednesday announced that it would launch operations statewide in Alabama. The decision will bring part-time jobs and a new transportation...

Alabama’s appropriators meet with President Trump

Alabama had President Trump’s ear on Tuesday when he hosted a meeting at the White House for Republican appropriators. Present at the meeting, where members...

BREAKING: Alabama AG speaks about Bridgette Marshall’s suicide

This story has been updated.  Albertville -- Slamming what he called “reckless” reporting and rumors that required his response, Attorney General Steve Marshall confirmed to...

Tennessee pair arrested in fatal shooting of Alabama man

Two Tennesseans are awaiting extradition to Alabama for the fatal shooting of a man earlier this month. Florence Police Chief Ron Tyler said Tuesday that...

Man charged in shooting at barbershop in Tuscaloosa

Authorities say a man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting at an Alabama barbershop. The Tuscaloosa News reports 35-year-old Kevin...

Attorney for former Tide football player says don’t rush to judge his client

The attorney for a former Tampa Bay and University of Alabama defensive end arrested in Florida on drug charges says the public should withhold...

A west Alabama county school board seeks to stop charter school opening

The case of an Alabama county board of education that's trying to stop the opening of a charter school this fall will be heard...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions returns to the issue of school safety with new DOJ grants

While he still used the platform to promote the Trump Administration’s tough immigration policies, Attorney General Jeff Sessions returned his department’s focus to the...

Alabama man accused of sexually abusing teen girl for a year

A man has been accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl for a year in Alabama. Tuscaloosa police spokeswoman Lt. Teena Richardson tells news outlets...

Wow: Montgomery volunteers build a brand new playground in how long??

A Montgomery non-profit scored big on June 9 when more than 300 volunteers helped to construct a brand-new playground on its property, and it...

Man charged with kidnapping, robbery after police chase in Alabama

Police say a man has been arrested on kidnapping and robbery charges after a police chase in Alabama. Robertsdale Police told WALA-TV that 39-year-old Charles...

Alabama’s Byrne questions wisdom of housing migrants in Baldwin County — Cites lack of utilities, heat, bugs, snakes and potential hurricanes as dangers

Monday on Mobile's FM Talk 106.5's "Mobile Mornings," Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Fairhope) argued against the housing of migrants at the abandoned U.S. Navy airstrips...

Historical sites to receive $750,000 in grants in Alabama

The Alabama Historical Commission has received state funding to distribute $750,000 in grants to historical sites in the state. WSFA-TV reports the organization is accepting...

Alabama-Georgia Media merger would create 3rd-largest TV station group in US

Gray Television Inc. and Raycom Media Inc. are announcing a merger that would create the third-largest television broadcast group in the United States. Georgia-based Gray...

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall not the first to lose loved one in middle of campaign

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall suffered a personal tragedy over the weekend, losing his wife at the worst-possible time — right in the middle...

Heat advisory for Alabama and two other states

Forecasters say it's going to be dangerously hot across parts of the South. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for about half...

Alabama airman killed in WWII to be buried in Florida this week

An Alabama man who was killed during World War II is being buried in Florida after his remains were identified decades following his death. The...

Ex-NFL, Alabama player Keith McCants arrested on drug charge

A former defensive end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the University of Alabama has been arrested on drug charges in Florida. Pinellas County Jail...

Former news production building in Birmingham sells for $1.5 million

The former Birmingham News production building has been sold for $1.5 million. Al.com reports the buyer is looking to transform the 97,000-square-foot building into a...

Alabama college ending aquaculture program after 27 years

An Alabama college is citing declining enrollment for a decision to ends its aquaculture program after 27 years. Gadsden State Community College says it will...