Man killed in canoeing accident on Tennessee River
Man killed in canoeing accident on Tennessee River

Authorities say a Tennessee man died when his canoe capsized on an Alabama river.

Prayer vigil held as search for missing girl continues
Prayer vigil held as search for missing girl continues

Community members held a prayer vigil for a missing 3-year-old who police believe was abducted a week ago.

Scottsboro Boys to get museum in Decatur
Scottsboro Boys to get museum in Decatur

Nearly 100 years since being wrongly accused of rape, the nine African Americans known as the "Scottsboro Boys" will be honored in a new museum in Alabama.

Sheriff: Skull likely belongs to woman missing since 2018
Sheriff: Skull likely belongs to woman missing since 2018

Officials say they suspect human remains found in western Georgia belong to a missing 31-year-old woman.

Parts of I-20 to close in Mississippi's capital for 2 weeks
Parts of I-20 to close in Mississippi's capital for 2 weeks

Parts of Interstate 20, a major east-west artery, will be closed in Mississippi's capital city for the next two weeks.

Police: Woman made up raccoon story to cover up shooting
Police: Woman made up raccoon story to cover up shooting

Police say an Alabama woman told a story about trying to shoot a rabid raccoon to cover up a fight that left her and her boyfriend with gunshot wounds.

Last of 3 defendants in 2013 Oklahoma slaying pleads guilty
Last of 3 defendants in 2013 Oklahoma slaying pleads guilty

The last of three Alabama men charged in a fatal shooting in the Oklahoma Panhandle more than six years ago has pleaded guilty to murder in the case.

Police: Dog hits throttle, causes four-wheeler in hit owner
Police: Dog hits throttle, causes four-wheeler in hit owner

A south Alabama man was seriously injured when his dog apparently hit the throttle on a four-wheeler and the all-terrain vehicle ran over him.

The Latest: Woman denies link to Alabama child abduction
The Latest: Woman denies link to Alabama child abduction

The Latest on the abduction of a young girl in Alabama (all times local):

Police arrest Alabama teen in woman's gunshot slaying
Police arrest Alabama teen in woman's gunshot slaying

Authorities say a 16-year-old boy is charged with murder in the shooting death of a woman in Auburn.

Lawyer defends man arrested after child abduction
Lawyer defends man arrested after child abduction

A lawyer for a man who was arrested after a girl was abducted in Alabama says his client has nothing to do with the disappearance.

The Latest: Tropical storm strengthens on approach to US
The Latest: Tropical storm strengthens on approach to US

The Latest on storm moving toward U.S. Gulf Coast (all times local):

Funeral set for Alabama seaman killed in Pearl Harbor attack
Funeral set for Alabama seaman killed in Pearl Harbor attack

A funeral is being held for an Alabama seaman killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor nearly 80 years ago.

Alabama releases school report cards
Alabama releases school report cards

The Alabama Department of Education has released report cards assigning letter grades to schools and school systems.

Alabama jobless rate dips to record 3%
Alabama jobless rate dips to record 3%

Alabama's unemployment rate has fallen to a record 3%.

Grand jury to see capital murder case of Alabama man
Grand jury to see capital murder case of Alabama man

A grand jury is set to see the capital murder case of an 18-year-old Alabama man accused of killing a 78-year-old man this summer.

Wet weekend: Tropical storm warnings for US Gulf Coast
Wet weekend: Tropical storm warnings for US Gulf Coast

The National Hurricane Center expects a weather disturbance to become a tropical storm Friday as it moves toward the northern U.S. Gulf Coast.

Person of interest in girl's abduction freed on bond
Person of interest in girl's abduction freed on bond

A person of interest in the abduction of a 3-year-old Alabama girl has been released from jail after being arrested on unrelated charges.

The Latest: Tropical storm likely to form in Gulf of Mexico
The Latest: Tropical storm likely to form in Gulf of Mexico

The Latest on tropical weather (all times local):

Ex-sheriff gets probation in tax case
Ex-sheriff gets probation in tax case

A former Alabama sheriff will avoid going to prison after pleading guilty to failing to file tax returns.

Alabama student accused of making LSU bomb threat over bet
Alabama student accused of making LSU bomb threat over bet

A University of Alabama student allegedly called in a bomb threat against Louisiana State University's stadium during a football game because of a bet.

Atlanta businessman spared prison in college hoops scandal
Atlanta businessman spared prison in college hoops scandal

An Atlanta businessman who pleaded guilty in a college basketball scandal that paid bribes to steer top athletes to certain schools and money managers has been spared prison time.

Drought worsens across Southeast; 75M affected nationally
Drought worsens across Southeast; 75M affected nationally

A drought affecting more than 30 million people across the Southeastern United States is getting worse.

Crash involving school bus seriously injuries car driver
Crash involving school bus seriously injuries car driver

A crash involving a school bus left the driver of a car with serious injuries but didn't injure any students.

Hurricane Center: Tropical storm likely along Gulf Coast
Hurricane Center: Tropical storm likely along Gulf Coast

The National Hurricane Center says thunderstorms and showers off the coast of Mexico are likely to develop into a storm that will threaten the U.S. Gulf Coast by this weekend.

Alabama student's family awarded $9M in wrongful death suit
Alabama student's family awarded $9M in wrongful death suit

The family of an Alabama college student who died from complications of improperly prescribed birth control medication has been awarded $9 million in their wrongful death, medical malpractice suit.

Alabama releases copy of execution procedures
Alabama releases copy of execution procedures

Alabama is making its execution protocol public after being ordered to do so by a federal judge.

Jones leads in Senate race fundraising
Jones leads in Senate race fundraising

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama continues to lead in fundraising as he heads to a tough reelection fight.

The Latest: Police find no sign of abducted Alabama girl
The Latest: Police find no sign of abducted Alabama girl

The Latest on the search for a missing Alabama girl (all times local):

Police seeking missing girl converge on Alabama neighborhood
Police seeking missing girl converge on Alabama neighborhood

Police looking for a missing 3-year-old girl in Birmingham, Alabama, have swarmed around a residential area a few miles from where she was last seen.

2 detained in case of missing Alabama man found dead
2 detained in case of missing Alabama man found dead

Authorities in Alabama have detained two persons of interest in the case of a missing man whose skeletal remains have been found scattered in a wooded area.

Mother faces murder charges in slaying of 2 sons
Mother faces murder charges in slaying of 2 sons

An Alabama woman is being charged with murder in the killings of her two young sons.

Teen arrested in shooting that killed 2 in Montgomery
Teen arrested in shooting that killed 2 in Montgomery

Alabama authorities say they've arrested a 16-year-old boy in a shooting that left two people dead this summer.

Court orders new sentencing for Alabama death row inmate
Court orders new sentencing for Alabama death row inmate

A federal appeals court says an Alabama man condemned to die for a killing more than 30 years ago should get a new sentencing hearing because of questions over his mental competence.

Mississippi Lottery will begin selling tickets Nov. 25
Mississippi Lottery will begin selling tickets Nov. 25

The new Mississippi Lottery will start selling scratch-off tickets Nov. 25.

Correction: Alabama Kidnapping story
Correction: Alabama Kidnapping story

In a story Oct. 14 about a 3-year-old girl's abduction in Alabama, The Associated Press reported erroneously that she was taken from her birthday party. A police spokesman has confirmed that it was not the girl's...

Alabama student accused of threatening Louisiana stadium
Alabama student accused of threatening Louisiana stadium

A University of Alabama student is accused of threatening Louisiana State's Tiger Stadium during the school's Saturday night football game against the University of Florida.

Search expands for Alabama toddler kidnapped from party
Search expands for Alabama toddler kidnapped from party

Authorities in Alabama say they've expanded the search for a missing 3-year-old girl to include surrounding states.

German plastics company to build Alabama facility, employ 50
German plastics company to build Alabama facility, employ 50

A German plastic manufacturing company will open its first facility in the United States in Alabama.

Carnival Cruise Lines inks 3-year agreement in Alabama
Carnival Cruise Lines inks 3-year agreement in Alabama

Carnival Cruise Line and Alabama city officials have ceremonially signed an agreement to base a Carnival ship there for three more years.

Regulators ask for expedited power grid reliability study
Regulators ask for expedited power grid reliability study

Utility regulators from three states used nearly identical language in letters urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to speed up its study on the effects of upcoming coal-fired power plant closures on the U.S....

2 high school students drowned in Tombigbee River
2 high school students drowned in Tombigbee River

Authorities in Alabama say two victims who drowned in the Tombigbee River have been identified as high school students.

Records: Alabama girl, 10, fought off attempted rapist
Records: Alabama girl, 10, fought off attempted rapist

Court records say a 10-year-old Alabama girl fought off a man trying to rape her by kicking him in the groin.

FBI photographer from Alabama found dead in N Carolina creek
FBI photographer from Alabama found dead in N Carolina creek

Authorities have identified the body of a woman found dead in a North Carolina creek as that of a forensic FBI photographer from Alabama.

Construction starts on new skate park for Opelika, Auburn
Construction starts on new skate park for Opelika, Auburn

Construction has begun on a new skate park that will cater to residents of Opelika and Auburn.

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