- Woman killed, 2 injured in crash near Greensboro Updated: Feb-13-16 3:22 pm
GREENSBORO, Alabama - A woman was killed and two others were injured when the vehicle they were riding in struck a utility pole near Greensboro and overturned.
- Former legislator Joe Carothers dies at 77 Updated: Feb-13-16 11:55 am
DOTHAN, Alabama - A funeral home director says a former legislator who served as a state representative in Alabama for more than three decades has died.
- School officials reviewing rules for transgender students Updated: Feb-13-16 10:33 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama education officials have spent the past few weeks reviewing legal issues regarding transgender students accessing locker rooms and bathrooms on school properties.
- Alabama among many states moving to block local wage laws Updated: Feb-13-16 10:27 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Proposed legislation to block Alabama cities from establishing local minimum wages could derail plans for an hourly minimum of $10.10 in the state's largest city and follows a pattern of state legislatures considering measures to override the efforts of local governments.
- Alabama family loses fight over Thomas Jefferson artifacts Updated: Feb-12-16 3:08 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - An Alabama family has lost its fight over artifacts supposedly owned by the author of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson.
- Right-To-Work amendment fails in Alabama House Updated: Feb-11-16 9:11 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Republicans were unable to muster enough votes to put "right-to-work" language in the Alabama Constitution saying workers can't be required to join unions.
- Committee approves bill to block city minimum wage increase Updated: Feb-11-16 6:34 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A bill to prohibit Alabama cities from raising the minimum wage - and roll back Birmingham's planned increased to $10.10-per-hour- advanced out of legislative committee on Thursday.
- Cyclist killed in south Alabama crash Updated: Feb-11-16 10:57 am
SPANISH FORT, Alabama - State troopers say a cyclist has died in a crash in south Alabama that also left the drivers of two vehicles hospitalized.
- Alabama editorial roundup Updated: Feb-10-16 4:50 pm
Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers:
- Lottery bills get first discussion in Alabama Legislature Updated: Feb-10-16 10:11 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Lottery legislation is getting its first debate in the Alabama Legislature.
- Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers Updated: Feb-09-16 7:41 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War to honor Southern soldiers have increasingly been targeted by civil rights activists who say they are offensive to blacks and should be taken down. An Alabama legislator wants to make sure that doesn't happen without state lawmakers' approval.
- Alabama trooper stops speeders, delivers baby instead Updated: Feb-08-16 12:43 pm
ATHENS, Alabama - Expecting to write a ticket for speeding, an Alabama State Trooper ended up helping a woman give birth.
- Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers Updated: Feb-08-16 10:47 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - As some cities make the decision to shed Confederate monuments, some Alabama lawmakers want to prohibit those removals unless legislators say it is OK.
- Alabama Senate committee debates repealing Common Core Updated: Feb-04-16 8:18 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The debate over the state's education standards has begun again with a public hearing on a bill to repeal Common Core standards in Alabama public schools.
- Lawmakers begin 2016 session to familiar budget woes Updated: Feb-02-16 9:21 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama lawmakers began the 2016 legislative session on Groundhog Day with familiar budget woes that could spell funding cuts for many state agencies.
- Text of Alabama governor's State of the State speech Updated: Feb-02-16 7:31 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The following is the text of Alabama Governor Robert Bentley's 2016 State of the State speech prepared for delivery Tuesday night:
- Alabama AG blasts Supreme Court decision on life terms Updated: Jan-25-16 6:17 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange is criticizing a U.S. Supreme Court decision that will give convicted murderers a chance at freedom if they were juveniles when the crime was committed.
- Alabama teachers could get pay hike Updated: Jan-23-16 12:42 pm
DOTHAN, Alabama - Alabama senator Del Marsh says legislature is considering a raise for education employees with a performance-based model for teachers.
- Alabama grandparent visitation law struck down Updated: Jan-22-16 2:36 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Alabama Supreme Court won't review a lower court decision that has struck down a law guaranteeing child visitation rights to grandparents.
- Bentley not seeking tax increases; budget cuts anticipated Updated: Jan-14-16 7:13 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Gov. Robert Bentley spent much of 2015 battling with lawmakers over his proposed tax increases to avoid general fund budget cuts.