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Stories with place: Florence
  • Lawsuit from prisoner who sought an abortion dismissed 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 3:19 pm

    FLORENCE, Alabama - A federal judge said he would dismiss a lawsuit filed by a pregnant prisoner who sought an abortion after the woman told him during a hearing Friday she had changed her mind and now wants to deliver the child, a reversal called "highly suspicious" by one of her lawyers.

  • Alabama judge orders hearing on prisoner's abortion request 
    Updated: Jul-30-15 6:53 pm

    FLORENCE, Alabama - A federal judge is ordering a hearing after an Alabama prisoner dropped her request to obtain an abortion.

  • Northwest Ala staging multi-city music festival 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 11:08 am

    FLORENCE, Alabama - Tori Bailey will stay up late and wake up early this week. Her army of volunteers will do the same as they work to pull off the more than 300 events that make up the W.C. Handy Music Festival.

  • High school championship attracts anglers from near and far 
    Updated: Jul-11-15 9:41 am

    FLORENCE, Alabama - Following their bass fishing passion, Julius Mazy and Hunter Rackley made the 28-hour drive from Arizona to Florence to experience Pickwick Lake in The Bass Federation's High School Fishing World Finals tournament that began Wednesday out of McFarland Park.

  • Authorities identify woman who died after boating accident 
    Updated: Jul-07-15 7:04 am

    SHEFFIELD, Alabama - Authorities have identified a woman killed in a boating accident as a fireworks festival ended in northwest Alabama.