A man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl who was abducted and driven to Alabama after a violent attack on her mother at her South Carolina home.
The federal government has until mid-November to respond to Alabama's lawsuit seeking to exclude immigrants living in the country illegally from U.S. Census counts.
Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut roared ashore the same day half a world apart, but the way they spread devastation was as different as water and wind.
North Carolina is bracing for what could be the next stage of the still-unfolding disaster: widespread, catastrophic river flooding from Florence.
The board of trustees of the University of South Alabama has voted to move forward with the development of an on-campus football stadium for the 2020 season.
Study after study shows climate change in general makes hurricanes worse. But determining global warming's role in a specific storm such as Hurricane Florence is not so simple - at least not without detailed computer...
A severe inland flood threat is emerging as remnants of Florence pound the Carolinas with nearly nonstop rain for a second day since the once major hurricane howled ashore.
NASA has named the acting director of its space flight center in Alabama as its permanent director, and she will be the first woman to ever hold the permanent job.
Storm surges kill more people in a hurricane than anything else. Never mind the winds that rip rooftops from homes. It's the water - from storm surge, flooding and ocean drowning - that kills nearly 9 out of 10 people...
A Louisiana landowner says his plans for a residential development are imperiled by federal designation of 1,500 acres (600 hectares) of his land as critical habitat for a frog currently found only in Mississippi.
A federal judge has ordered an Alabama county to change bail procedures after issuing a preliminary finding that it is unconstitutional to detain people after arrest because they can't afford to pay.