- Alabama tries to stave off federal prison intervention Updated: Jun-29-15 9:37 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - At Elmore Correctional Center prison north of Montgomery, rows of bunk beds fill a large room that was designed to hold about half of the 196 inmates who currently live there. The beds are so close together an angry inmate could reach out and punch another man without ever touching the floor.
- Time will tell if furling the rebel flag means deeper change Updated: Jun-28-15 11:13 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Across the South, Confederate symbols are toppling, teetering or at least getting critical new looks. But is it a sign of real change in a region known for fiercely defending its complex traditions, or simply the work of frightened politicians and nervous corporate bean counters scrambling for cover in the wake of another white-on-black atrocity?
- Confederate flag supporters rally at Alabama's Capitol Updated: Jun-27-15 10:32 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Confederate flags returned to the cradle of the Confederacy on Saturday as hundreds of flag supporters arrived at Alabama's Capitol to protest the removal of four rebel flags from a Confederate monument next to the building where the Confederacy was formed.
- 2 suits filed against Ala. day care over child illnesses Updated: Jun-26-15 8:40 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Parents have filed two lawsuits against a Montgomery day care where health officials say nearly 90 children suffered suspected food poisoning this week.
- Confederate symbols still remain in Alabama's Capitol Updated: Jun-25-15 9:32 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Even after Gov. Robert Bentley ordered four rebel flags removed on Wednesday from a Confederate monument on Alabama's Capitol grounds, more subtle symbols remain in and around the building.
- Bacteria linked to illness at Montgomery day care identified Updated: Jun-25-15 7:23 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A Montgomery day care center will remain closed while public health officials investigate an outbreak, suspected to be a foodborne illness, that left 86 children hospitalized earlier this week.
- SYKES call center to create 500 jobs in Montgomery Updated: Jun-25-15 4:13 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A new call center opening in Montgomery is supposed to create 500 jobs over the next three years.
- Ohio man pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud in Alabama Updated: Jun-25-15 3:34 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - An Ohio man has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty in Montgomery County Circuit Court to defrauding the Alabama Medicaid Agency.
- Montgomery man convicted for online gun trafficking Updated: Jun-24-15 3:44 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - An Alabama man is facing 15 years in federal prison for trafficking firearms on underground websites.
- Officials: More than 60 children sickened at Ala. day care Updated: Jun-24-15 6:13 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - State Health Officer Don Williamson says the number of children sickened at a Montgomery day care has risen to more than 60.
- Lawmaker wants Confederate flag removed from Capitol grounds Updated: Jun-23-15 8:13 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A Montgomery lawmaker on Tuesday said Alabama should remove Confederate flags that fly outside the Alabama Capitol next to a towering monument to Confederate soldiers.
- Auburn University lab tech pleads not guilty in drug case Updated: Jun-16-15 3:36 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - An Auburn University lab technician accused of possessing and intending to sell a chemical similar to a date-rape drug has pleaded not guilty in federal court.
- New system changes way HIV patients getting medication Updated: Jun-16-15 10:29 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Six months ago, Medical AIDS Outreach's Montgomery clinic needed an entire room to store prescription medications for its hundreds of patients.
- Rick Santorum to visit Montgomery Monday Updated: Jun-15-15 5:34 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum will be making a campaign stop in Montgomery.
- Lawmakers finish first session under new structure Updated: Jun-14-15 8:55 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama lawmakers have finished their first legislative session under a new pay structure that gives them a salary equal to the median household income in the state
- March for babies: Hundreds walk for healthy babies Updated: Jun-13-15 9:41 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - On June 6, descendants of the original March of Dimes generation proved that they haven't lost a step when it comes to helping children born prematurely or with birth defects.
- Metro mayors moving to hail Uber to Alabama Updated: Jun-12-15 9:44 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Mayors in several major Alabama cities are working to clear roadblocks to bring ride-hailing company Uber and others like it to their areas.
- Oklahoma Creeks oppose Alabama Indian gambling compact Updated: Jun-12-15 8:37 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Oklahoma Creeks, upset over an Alabama's tribe's casino development on what they said is sacred ancestral ground, this month asked Gov. Robert Bentley to reject calls for a gambling compact with the tribe.
- Alabama House members hold budget workday Updated: Jun-11-15 9:17 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The session is over, but members of the Alabama House of Representatives met Thursday on their chief unresolved problem: a shortfall in the state's general fund budget.
- King's first church planning statue to honor leader Updated: Jun-09-15 11:37 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - In the basement of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, a photo of Martin Luther King Jr. hangs in the office where he worked from 1954 to 1960.
- Aviators honored at annual 'Gathering of Eagles' in Alabama Updated: Jun-05-15 9:06 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - As one of the nation's famed Red Tail fighters during World War II, Capt. Roscoe C. Brown Jr. would not let racial segregation stop him from becoming a historic Tuskegee Airman.
- Speed limit enforcement bill wins 'Shroud Award' Updated: Jun-05-15 12:40 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Lawmakers have given the "Shroud Award" for the deadest bill of the legislative session to an idea to let small cities enforce speed limits on state highways.
- Ala. House passes bill to allow state agencies to raise fees Updated: Jun-03-15 8:37 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Alabama House on Wednesday passed a bill allowing state agencies to increase fees every five years to fund agency operations.
- 2 injuries reported in south Montgomery train wreck Updated: Jun-01-15 6:38 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Injuries have been reported in a crash involving a train and a pickup truck.