Alabama postpones 50th anniversary tour over singer's health
Alabama postpones 50th anniversary tour over singer's health

Southern rock band Alabama says it is postponing the remainder of its 50th anniversary tour as lead singer Randy Owen battles health complications.

2 more charged in fatal boat crash
2 more charged in fatal boat crash

Two more people face criminal charges in connection with a fatal July 4 boat crash on Smith Lake.

Japanese company to open $60 million plant in Alabama
Japanese company to open $60 million plant in Alabama

A Japanese automotive supplier plans to build a more than $60 million plant that will hire about 200 people in north Alabama.

Planning group delays key vote on south Alabama toll bridge
Planning group delays key vote on south Alabama toll bridge

A Mobile planning organization delayed a key vote on a controversial toll bridge amid pushback over the cost to commuters and families.

$248 million settlement reached with Chinese drywall maker
$248 million settlement reached with Chinese drywall maker

A proposed $248 million settlement has been reached in a decade-old federal court case over defective Chinese drywall that damaged homes and sickened residents.

Alabama chief deputy arrested on theft charges
Alabama chief deputy arrested on theft charges

Authorities have arrested a west Alabama chief deputy who worked for a sheriff who pleaded guilty to federal crimes earlier this year.

Sheriff: Georgia inmate kills self after killing Florida man
Sheriff: Georgia inmate kills self after killing Florida man

Authorities say a convicted robber from Alabama who left his Georgia work-release program and allegedly killed a man in Florida has killed himself.

Alabama lawyer gets jail, nixed license for jury tampering
Alabama lawyer gets jail, nixed license for jury tampering

An Alabama lawyer has been sentenced to four months in jail for trying to influence a potential juror in a civil case.

Alabama marriage forms change next week
Alabama marriage forms change next week

Alabama will require new forms for getting married beginning Aug. 29.

Correction: Toddler-Car Death story
Correction: Toddler-Car Death story

In a story about a toddler who died in a hot car, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the boy was from Georgia. He was from Alabama.

Sheriff: Mississippi mom shoots adult daughter's boyfriend
Sheriff: Mississippi mom shoots adult daughter's boyfriend

Authorities in Mississippi say a woman shot the boyfriend of her 20-year-old daughter.

Storm damage leaves thousands without power in Alabama
Storm damage leaves thousands without power in Alabama

Strong storms that knocked down trees and limbs left thousands without power in north Alabama.

Bond revoked for Alabama man charged in son's hot car death
Bond revoked for Alabama man charged in son's hot car death

An Alabama man charged with manslaughter in the death of his 2-year-old son has had his bond revoked following a different arrest.

Authorities search for missing inmate
Authorities search for missing inmate

Authorities are looking for an inmate who escaped from an Elmore County prison facility.

45 Mississippi counties primary ag disaster areas
45 Mississippi counties primary ag disaster areas

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has named 45 Mississippi counties primary natural disaster areas because of freezing, flooding, flash flooding and excessive rain.

Lake search resumes or woman missing since July 4
Lake search resumes or woman missing since July 4

Teams are resuming the search for a woman who's been missing on an Alabama lake since a boating crash on July 4.

Georgia-based Colonial sues contractor over Alabama spill
Georgia-based Colonial sues contractor over Alabama spill

Georgia-based Colonial Pipeline Co. is suing an Alabama contractor over a spill that threatened U.S. gasoline supplies three years ago.

Ainsworth opposes south Alabama toll proposal
Ainsworth opposes south Alabama toll proposal

Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth is expressing opposition to a proposed toll bridge in south Alabama.

Ex-Alabama gov accused in sex scandal opens dermatology firm
Ex-Alabama gov accused in sex scandal opens dermatology firm

A former Alabama governor who resigned amid a sex scandal has now opened a dermatology office.

Alabama high school students still displaced after 2018 fire
Alabama high school students still displaced after 2018 fire

Students of an Alabama high school that was gutted by a fire are still stuffing themselves into a repurposed elementary school months later.

Alabama man drowns in Lake Michigan
Alabama man drowns in Lake Michigan

An Alabama veterinarian is dead following an apparent drowning on Lake Michigan.

Alabama pilot says he crashes in trees to avoid road, condos
Alabama pilot says he crashes in trees to avoid road, condos

A pilot has escaped a plane crash in Alabama with only minor injuries.

$700M rebuilding of closed Birmingham interstate on schedule
$700M rebuilding of closed Birmingham interstate on schedule

Officials say the reconstruction of Interstate 59/20 through downtown Birmingham remains on schedule.

Alabama city studies gun ban at water park
Alabama city studies gun ban at water park

An Alabama city is trying to figure out how to ban guns from a water park were two people were shot.

Auditions for "American Idol" being held Tuesday in Alabama
Auditions for "American Idol" being held Tuesday in Alabama

"American Idol" producers say auditions will be taking place in Mobile at the GulfQuest maritime museum.

Deadline passes for new Democratic Party elections
Deadline passes for new Democratic Party elections

A deadline has passed for the Alabama Democratic Party to elect new leaders.

Alabama crayfish clings to survival amid weaker protections
Alabama crayfish clings to survival amid weaker protections

The slenderclaw crayfish is barely surviving in northern Alabama.

New program introducing diving in Africatown community
New program introducing diving in Africatown community

There's a new recreational program for young people in coastal Alabama who live in a community formed by freed slaves after the Civil War.

Matching pets with owners designed to 'clear the shelters'
Matching pets with owners designed to 'clear the shelters'

Humane societies in Alabama and Georgia are among many participating in this weekend's "Clear the Shelters" events.

NASA picks Alabama's 'Rocket City' for lunar lander job
NASA picks Alabama's 'Rocket City' for lunar lander job

NASA has picked Alabama's 'Rocket City' to lead development of the next lunar lander for astronauts.

Roy Moore defamation lawsuit against accusers is paused
Roy Moore defamation lawsuit against accusers is paused

A judge has paused a defamation suit filed by Roy Moore against women who accused him during his unsuccessful U.S. Senate bid of past misconduct.

Alabama won't release contract related to executions
Alabama won't release contract related to executions

The Alabama attorney general's office says it will not release to the news media a copy of a contract related to death penalty litigation.

Alabama high school closed after students sickened
Alabama high school closed after students sickened

Eight students from a south Alabama high school are suffering elevated levels of carbon monoxide, and officials are trying to determine why.

Remains found in shallow grave identified as missing man
Remains found in shallow grave identified as missing man

The human remains discovered in a shallow grave in Alabama have been identified as a missing man from Georgia.

County officials vote to favor mining near Okefenokee refuge
County officials vote to favor mining near Okefenokee refuge

Officials in a southeast Georgia county are supporting a proposal to mine minerals near the edge of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.

Police: 7-year-old fatally shot after startling sleeping man
Police: 7-year-old fatally shot after startling sleeping man

Police in Alabama say a 7-year-old child was shot and killed after startling a man who had been sleeping on the couch in his home.

Shooting near Alabama campus kills 2, injures 3
Shooting near Alabama campus kills 2, injures 3

A shooting on the edge of an Alabama college campus left two people dead and three others with injuries.

Man flees authorities in chase the crossed state line
Man flees authorities in chase the crossed state line

Authorities in Mississippi and Alabama say a man led them on a high speed chase and almost ran over a deputy.

Crowd packs meeting opposed to Mobile toll plan
Crowd packs meeting opposed to Mobile toll plan

Hundreds of people turned out for a meeting organized by opponents of a plan to use tolls to pay for a $2 billion bridge planned for Mobile.

Alabama prison sweep nets weapons, phones, drugs
Alabama prison sweep nets weapons, phones, drugs

Corrections officials say a search of a state prison in central Alabama turned up weapons, illegal drugs and cellphones.

2 killed, 3 hurt in shooting near Alabama State University
2 killed, 3 hurt in shooting near Alabama State University

Authorities say two men have been killed and three others injured in a shooting near the campus of Alabama State University.

Man accused of harming baby; blames injuries on 4-year-old
Man accused of harming baby; blames injuries on 4-year-old

Authorities say an Alabama man accused of abusing his girlfriend's 1-year-old daughter blamed the girl's injuries on her 4-year-old sibling.

Law enforcement sweeps Elmore County prison for contraband
Law enforcement sweeps Elmore County prison for contraband

Law enforcement officers swept the Staton Correctional Facility in Elmore County as part of an operation to find and remove contraband.

Psychologist admits $1.5 million in Medicaid fraud
Psychologist admits $1.5 million in Medicaid fraud

Prosecutors say a Birmingham psychologist has admitted to billing Medicaid for $1.5 million in counseling services that were never provided.

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