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Alabama Sen Doug Jones joins call for Trump administration to end ‘harmful’ newspaper tariffs

On Wednesday, Sen. Doug Jones (D-Mountain Brook) announced he was joining two of his Alabama congressional colleagues and calling for the end of the...

Alabama man charged with child porn distribution, production

An Alabama man accused of distributing inappropriate images of an underage girl online is now charged with producing child porn. Twenty-four-year-old Andrew Benjamin Cantley of...

Poland’s president: ‘Alfie Evans must be saved!’

As the British courts and the medical staff at Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool, England, refuse to allow 23-month-old Alfie Evans to be flown...

Governor Ivey, Mayor Battle in Japan today meeting with automakers

Governor Kay Ivey is leading a small team of Alabama economic development specialists on a business development mission to Japan for high-level meetings with...

Alabama American Legion leader claims racism at heart of allegations

An American Legion commander in Alabama says racism is at the heart of why he's been accused of misappropriating $10,000. The first black commander for...

Druid City Brewing is an Alabama Maker fermented in Tuscaloosa

Brewing beer in a college town known for tailgating, fraternity parties and celebrating national championships may seem like a no-brainer. That’s what concerned Bo Hicks...

’93 Amtrak crash in Alabama survivor relives each new one

In the dark of night, three travelers advanced inexorably toward tragedy. Accompanied by her parents on her first train trip, 11-year-old Andrea Chancey couldn't sleep...

Alabama NAACP leader renews questions over restaurant arrest

Some people continue to question police actions at an Alabama restaurant where a black woman's arrest, captured on video, raised questions about mistreatment. Local NAACP...

Rev. Graham to Trump: Please help army chaplain being persecuted by LGBT enforcers

Evangelical Christian Rev. Franklin Graham called upon President Donald Trump "to do something about" an Army chaplain, who is a Baptist, and who faces...

Alabama man accused of stealing from church collection plate

Police say an Alabama man took money from a church's collection plate and deposited the funds into an account he controlled. WAFF-TV reported Tuesday that...

On National Telephone Day, a look at how dramatically Alabama closed the gap

Today is National Telephone Day, and America virtually has achieved universal coverage — including in Alabama. According to the latest Census Bureau data, all but...

Alabama judge tosses charge accusing ex-warden of leaking to blogger

An Alabama judge is dismissing criminal charges accusing a former jail warden of illegally leaking information to a blogger critical of a sheriff. The Decatur...

Steve Marshall and Troy King most well-known, well-liked Republican candidates for Alabama attorney general, according to poll

New polling obtained by Yellowhammer News offers a peek into Alabama’s attorney general race, with the edges in the Republican primary bid at-the-moment being...

Abortion is not a human right, says State Dept. official

The State Department released its Human Rights Report for 2017 on Friday, and State Department officials acknowledged it purposely left out a section on...

4 Alabama men arrested on drug trafficking charges

Four men accused of trafficking meth in Cullman County, Alabama, have been arrested in a raid. AL.com reports the men are each charged with trafficking...

Commission begins probe into Florida high school massacre

A commission tasked with investigating government actions surrounding the Florida high school massacre and the state's other mass shootings is set to hold its...

Police: Missing Alabama boy found safe in Mississippi

Police say the missing 5-year-old boy who was reportedly abducted from a bus stop in Alabama has been found in Mississippi. Sylacauga Police said in...

New lynching memorial evokes terror of Alabama victims

Visitors to the new National Memorial for Peace and Justice first glimpse them, eerily, in the distance: Brown rectangular slabs, 800 in all, inscribed...

Warden testifies in trial over prisons’ Alabama mental health care

In late February, Alabama prison inmate Billy Lee Thornton stepped onto his cell bed, put a shoe string around his neck and hung himself...

Alabama police officer fired following drug, theft charges

A police officer in Alabama accused of stealing drugs has been fired. Dothan Police Sgt. Jonathan Whaley was arrested April 17 on charges of unlawful...

Lawsuit claims City of Birmingham denied company operating license for political reasons

A scrap metal processor in Alabama is suing the Birmingham City Council, saying it denied the company a license to operate for political reasons. The...

Appeal denied for Alabama man convicted in 2005 murder

An Alabama man convicted of murder in the 2005 shooting death of a liquor store clerk has had his application for a rehearing denied. Lauderdale...

Students decline to meet over Jefferson statue, monument vandalized instead

Students at a New York university declined to meet with their school president over a Thomas Jefferson statue a day before the statue was...

Jill Biden to deliver commencement speech at Alabama college

Jill Biden will deliver the commencement speech at a community college in Alabama. News outlets report the wife of former Vice President Joe Biden will...