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Forced vasectomy at 50? Alabama lawmaker reacts to pushback
The bill was introduced to the House on Thursday and referred to the House judiciary committee.
Published February 14, 2020 at 2:08 PM
3 arrested after ‘cages’ for children found in Alabama home
Three people have been arrested in a child abuse investigation after Lee County authorities discovered children were locked in cages.
Published January 15, 2020 at 7:05 PM
Law enforcement makes Alabama teen’s dream come true
Alabama law enforcement went above and beyond the call of duty Tuesday to make a teen’s dream come true.
Sally Pitts and
Published January 7, 2020 at 3:49 PM
Human remains positively identified as Aniah Blanchard
Officials have identified the remains found in Macon County as those of Aniah Blanchard.
Published November 27, 2019 at 5:33 PM
Missing student Aniah Blanchard’s remains possibly found
Skeletal remains have been found in Macon County, confirmed the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation.
Published November 25, 2019 at 6:53 PM
Suspect in Ala. sheriff’s death is son of Montgomery County deputy
The suspect in the shooting death of Lowndes County Sheriff John “Big John” Williams has been booked in Elmore County Jail.
Published November 25, 2019 at 10:17 AM
Santa’s real! How your child can get a letter right from the North Pole
Santa Claus will soon be coming to town, and the U.S. Postal Service is helping him bring joy to children around the country.
Published November 16, 2019 at 10:20 AM
U.S. Postal Service announces holiday shipping deadlines
USPS recommends mailing and shipping deadlines for expected delivery by Dec. 25.
Published November 14, 2019 at 8:02 PM
Remains found in Ala. during search for missing Fla. 5-year-old
The Demopolis Police Department says human remains have been found during the search for a missing Florida 5-year-old.
Published November 13, 2019 at 9:33 AM
Suspect in Aniah Blanchard disappearance to be brought to Alabama
Ibraheem Yazeed is being transported back to Alabama after appearing in an Escambia County, Florida courtroom Friday afternoon.
Published November 8, 2019 at 5:19 PM
Manhunt underway for suspect in Aniah Blanchard case
Police have identified a suspect in the missing person case of Aniah Blanchard and have issued an arrest warrant for kidnapping first degree.
Published November 7, 2019 at 5:36 PM
Nearly 150 geese removed, ‘humanely euthanized’ from Ala. community
Many were put down due to rising complaints from residents of The Waters.
Published June 21, 2019 at 6:12 PM
Ala. governor signs chemical castration bill into law
The legislation requires anyone convicted of a sex crime with a child younger than 13 to undergo chemical castration as a condition of their parole.
Published June 10, 2019 at 5:26 PM
ACLU, Planned Parenthood file lawsuit challenging Ala. near-total abortion ban
The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law banning nearly all abortions across the state.
Published May 24, 2019 at 12:27 PM
More details released about slain Auburn officer, suspect
The names of an Auburn police officer who was shot and killed Sunday night, as well as two other officers who were injured, are being released.
Published May 20, 2019 at 7:41 PM
Alabama governor signs near-total abortion ban into law
The law makes performing an abortion in Alabama at any stage of pregnancy a felony unless the mother’s health is in danger. There's no exception for rape or incest.
Published May 15, 2019 at 7:08 PM
Alabama welcomes Trump days after tornado devastation
President Donald Trump told media he couldn’t get to Alabama “fast enough” after an EF-4 tornado claimed 23 lives. Five days later, he was on the ground.
John Shryock and
Published March 8, 2019 at 7:54 PM
Names of 23 Lee County, AL tornado victims released
As of 5 p.m. on the second full day of search and rescue operations, the number of fatalities from Sunday’s EF-4 tornado in east Alabama continues to stand at 23.
Published March 5, 2019 at 8:28 PM
Death toll rises after east Alabama tornadoes
The death toll has jumped to 23 and could go higher after at least two tornadoes hit southern Lee County Sunday afternoon, according to Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones.
Morgan Carlson and
Published March 4, 2019 at 12:30 AM
Full investigation promised after Montgomery school shooting
New details are being released regarding the shooting that happened at Montgomery’s Robert E. Lee High School shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Published February 26, 2019 at 7:28 PM
Car crashes into Montgomery home Sunday morning
Everyone is okay after a car crashed into a Montgomery home Sunday morning.
Published December 16, 2018 at 12:06 PM
Suspect, victim identified in fatal shooting near Fort Rucker
According to the Dale County Sheriff’s Office, one person is dead and a suspect has been captured after a shooting near Fort Rucker.
Published November 26, 2018 at 10:10 AM
Former Alabama football coach recovering from gunshot wound
Dubose drove himself to his hometown hospital before being taken by a medical helicopter to a regional facility.
Published October 1, 2018 at 8:48 PM
Child found chained, naked in central Alabama home; 3 arrested
Two other children, a 12-year-old and a 5-year-old, were also removed from the home,
Published September 21, 2018 at 6:38 PM
First Alert Forecast: from wet and mild to cold and dry
Presidential hopefuls return to North Carolina as primary nears
Brooks, N. Carolina beat N.C. State, snap 7-game skid
Whiteville leaders encourage residents to sign up for Alert Whiteville
S.C. deputy killed in the line of duty was veteran, family man