Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts
Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts

The Trump administration is exploring whether tariffs are needed on auto imports, a move that comes as trade talks with Canada and Mexico have stalled.

US government set to release hurricane season outlook
US government set to release hurricane season outlook

U.S. government forecasters are set to release their prediction for how many hurricanes and tropical storms they expect to form over Atlantic and Caribbean waters in the next six months.

The Latest: Trump orders probe of tariffs for cars, trucks
The Latest: Trump orders probe of tariffs for cars, trucks

The Latest on President Donald Trump and the auto industry (all times local):

Ex-Alabama guard sentenced for sexual contact with inmate
Ex-Alabama guard sentenced for sexual contact with inmate

A federal judge has sentenced a former guard at an Alabama women's prison to 1½ years behind bars for having sexual contact with an inmate and lying about it while he worked there.

Alabama teacher charged with having sex with student
Alabama teacher charged with having sex with student

Tuscaloosa police say a substitute teacher is jailed on a charge of having a sexual relationship with a student.

No parole for woman in Georgia teen's slaying in Alabama
No parole for woman in Georgia teen's slaying in Alabama

Alabama's parole board is refusing to free a woman convicted of killing a 13-year-old girl who was abducted from a north Georgia shopping mall.

Rain from Gulf floods Southeast; tropical storm possible
Rain from Gulf floods Southeast; tropical storm possible

Heavy rains from the Gulf of Mexico are causing flooding in the Southeastern United States ahead of what could become the season's first tropical storm.

Former shelter director sentenced for animal cruelty
Former shelter director sentenced for animal cruelty

The former director of an Alabama animal shelter will avoid jail time after being convicted of animal cruelty.

UGA tennis player off team after drug charges in Alabama
UGA tennis player off team after drug charges in Alabama

A University of Georgia tennis player has been arrested in Alabama on drug charges.

Tropical disturbance near Gulf could develop into depression
Tropical disturbance near Gulf could develop into depression

Hurricane forecasters say a tropical disturbance nearing the Gulf of Mexico has a 40 percent chance of developing into at least a tropical depression this week.

Alabama doctor acquitted in rock guitarist's overdose death
Alabama doctor acquitted in rock guitarist's overdose death

Jurors have acquitted an Alabama physician accused of prescribing drugs that killed a former guitarist for rock band 3 Doors Down.

Alabama sues over undocumented residents in Census counts
Alabama sues over undocumented residents in Census counts

Alabama has filed a lawsuit against the federal government, challenging the practice of counting undocumented residents in U.S. Census counts used for congressional reapportionment.

Alabama governor opposes release in slaying of Georgia teen
Alabama governor opposes release in slaying of Georgia teen

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is opposing parole for a woman convicted of killing a Georgia teenager more than 35 years ago.

Alabama school: No punishment over racist video
Alabama school: No punishment over racist video

A southeast Alabama school system says it can't punish students who are seen chanting a racial epithet and cursing the NAACP in a video on social media.

More bipartisan support for civil rights site as US monument
More bipartisan support for civil rights site as US monument

An effort to turn the home of a slain civil rights leader into a national monument is gaining more bipartisan support.

Hightower runs for governor on flat tax, term limits
Hightower runs for governor on flat tax, term limits

State Sen. Bill Hightower is stressing his background as a businessman as he runs for governor on a sweeping platform of government overhauls that includes term limits for legislators and replacing the state income tax...

Florida's largest power company is getting a lot bigger
Florida's largest power company is getting a lot bigger

Florida's largest power company is getting bigger.

Police find skeletal remains in east Mississippi city
Police find skeletal remains in east Mississippi city

Investigators are trying to determine the identity and cause of death of skeletal remains found in an east Mississippi city.

Alabama boy drowns in rough surf along Florida's Gulf Coast
Alabama boy drowns in rough surf along Florida's Gulf Coast

A 5-year-old Alabama boy died after getting caught up in rough surf on Florida's Gulf Coast.

Inmate escapes from Alabama prison for elderly and sick
Inmate escapes from Alabama prison for elderly and sick

Authorities say a 61-year-old old inmate has escaped from Alabama's prison for elderly and sick prisoners.

Storms leave damage scattered across Deep South
Storms leave damage scattered across Deep South

Storms that moved across the Deep South left damage scattered across three states.

Truck drives off bridge, plunges into river in Alabama
Truck drives off bridge, plunges into river in Alabama

A search is resuming Monday for a truck that drove off a bridge and plunged into a river in Alabama.

USS Manchester to be commissioned soon
USS Manchester to be commissioned soon

A U.S. Navy combat ship named for New Hampshire's largest city will be commissioned soon.

Finalists named for book award honoring Harper Lee
Finalists named for book award honoring Harper Lee

Three books have been announced as finalists for the 2018 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction, and the public can vote for the winner online.

Arrest records of Rosa Parks, MLK to be preserved
Arrest records of Rosa Parks, MLK to be preserved

Court records from the arrests of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. and others at the dawn of the modern civil rights era are being preserved after being discovered in an Alabama courthouse.

Civil rights icon, Trump critic highlighting BU commencement
Civil rights icon, Trump critic highlighting BU commencement

A civil rights icon and a Caribbean politician who tangled with President Donald Trump are addressing graduates at Boston University's commencement.

ADC endorses Maddox in race for governor
ADC endorses Maddox in race for governor

Alabama's largest African-American political organization has endorsed Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox in the race for governor.

Selma man convicted in slaying of student over cellphone
Selma man convicted in slaying of student over cellphone

A 22-year-old man has been convicted in the fatal shooting of girl killed over a cellphone.

Hangout Fest continuing on Alabama coast
Hangout Fest continuing on Alabama coast

Organizers of the Hangout Music Festival at Gulf Shores, Alabama, are hoping for improving weather after a wet start to the event.

Alabama closes shellfish growing waters in Baldwin County
Alabama closes shellfish growing waters in Baldwin County

The Alabama Department of Public Health has closed shellfish growing waters in Baldwin County.

Alabama hotel manager charged with human trafficking
Alabama hotel manager charged with human trafficking

The general manager of a hotel in Alabama has been charged with human trafficking.

Student, teacher arrested on grade-tampering charges
Student, teacher arrested on grade-tampering charges

A student and a teacher are charged with tampering with grades at a south Alabama high school.

Alabama jobless rate unchanged at 3.8 percent
Alabama jobless rate unchanged at 3.8 percent

Alabama's unemployment rate is holding steady at 3.8 percent.

Hospital closing in northeast Alabama city of Jacksonville
Hospital closing in northeast Alabama city of Jacksonville

Another rural Alabama hospital is shutting down, this time in the northeastern part of the state.

He just wanted a burger: Civil rights pioneer made history
He just wanted a burger: Civil rights pioneer made history

An unheralded pioneer of the civil rights movement is being recognized in his native Alabama.

LGBTQ group rescinds job offer to lawmaker after comment
LGBTQ group rescinds job offer to lawmaker after comment

A Florida LGBTQ organization founded in the aftermath of the PULSE nightclub shooting has rescinded an employment offer to an Alabama lawmaker after she made a social media post speculating about the governor's...

Woodfin endorses Maddox in gubernatorial race
Woodfin endorses Maddox in gubernatorial race

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin has endorsed Walt Maddox in the race for governor.

Alabama city's police chief dies after cancer diagnosis
Alabama city's police chief dies after cancer diagnosis

An Alabama city's police chief has died after a yearlong fight to survive cancer.

Physician's prescriptions faulted in guitarist's overdose
Physician's prescriptions faulted in guitarist's overdose

A pain specialist faults prescriptions by an Alabama physician accused of federal crimes in the 2016 drug overdose death of a former guitarist for rock band 3 Doors Down.

US says number of overfished fish stocks at all-time low
US says number of overfished fish stocks at all-time low

The U.S. government says the number of American fish stocks that can be described as "overfished" has hit an all-time low.

More sex abuse charges filed against Alabama evangelist
More sex abuse charges filed against Alabama evangelist

Authorities have filed additional charges against an Alabama youth evangelist accused of sexually abusing children.

Rescued baby alligator cared for at Alabama nature center
Rescued baby alligator cared for at Alabama nature center

A baby alligator recovered from an Alabama neighborhood has been placed with the Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve and Nature Center.

Sheriff: Lawsuit possible over social media comments
Sheriff: Lawsuit possible over social media comments

An Alabama sheriff is threatening legal action against social media commenters and others who've criticized his department over the suicide of a one-time student at the University of Alabama.

Fake doctor who worked in 4 states sentenced to prison
Fake doctor who worked in 4 states sentenced to prison

A federal judge has sentenced a woman described as a fake doctor who worked in four states to more than six years in prison.

Convicted killer accused of fatally stabbing Alabama inmate
Convicted killer accused of fatally stabbing Alabama inmate

Authorities say a prisoner stabbed another inmate to death at an Alabama prison.

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