- Dog day: Officer finds 911 caller, now both lost in woods Updated: May-27-16 10:36 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A police officer dashed into the woods alone to search for a man who called 911 saying he ran into forest to escape two armed men.
- Man jailed for impersonating a police officer Updated: May-25-16 6:23 pm
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - An Alabama man is behind bars in Hattiesburg after allegedly impersonating a police officer.
- FBI chief speaks at civil rights, law enforcement conference Updated: May-25-16 5:06 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Working to protect Americans' civil rights is in some ways more difficult today because of an assumption that advances mean the fight for equality has been settled, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday.
- Feds question Alabama governor's ex-law enforcement chief Updated: May-25-16 4:51 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The former law enforcement chief who accused Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley of having an affair with an adviser has been questioned by federal investigators about the governor's administration, the official's attorney said Wednesday.
- Authorities responding to tanker truck fire in Fultondale Updated: May-24-16 3:49 pm
FULTONDALE, Alabama - Authorities are responding to a tanker truck fire north of Birmingham.
- Officials: 2 people wounded in shooting near park Updated: May-23-16 10:04 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Police in Birmingham, Alabama, say a boy playing basketball in a public park was grazed by a bullet and a man was shot in the shoulder when the occupants of two nearby vehicles opened fire on each other.
- Surviving Freedom Riders recall violence faced 55 years ago Updated: May-23-16 9:56 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - In 1961, the Freedom Riders embarked on a journey to change America as they resolved to ride buses from Washington, D.C., to New Orleans while testing how integrated Southern bus stations actually were.
- Strong storms possible across Alabama Updated: May-20-16 11:28 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Forecasters say strong storms with heavy rains are possible across much of Alabama.
- Census data: Huntsville could become Alabama's largest city Updated: May-19-16 8:41 am
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - New Census data shows that Huntsville could be on track to become the state's largest city by around 2030.
- Leaders meet in Birmingham to discuss family justice center Updated: May-17-16 8:46 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Birmingham Mayor William Bell, police Chief A.C. Roper and other officials said Tuesday that they hope consolidating legal and social services at a family justice center will help reduce domestic violence homicides in the city.
- Humane society: Dozens of abandoned animals found in Alabama Updated: May-17-16 3:36 pm
WARRIOR, Alabama - Authorities say dozens of animals were found abandoned at an Alabama home, likely spending weeks without adequate food or water.
- Federal appeals orders hearing on Alabama death sentence Updated: May-17-16 10:42 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A federal appeals court is ordering a new hearing for an Alabama man sentenced to die for a double murder in Birmingham.
- Morgan mother serves as foster parent, advocates for others Updated: May-15-16 10:54 am
HARTSELLE, Alabama - The calls come at all hours of the day and night, waking the woman from sleep, interrupting her prayers at church and pulling her away from school events. The most recent call came on a recent Saturday, hours before her daughter's senior prom.
- Retired Alabama political reporter Bob Johnson dies at 66 Updated: May-14-16 7:11 pm
ATLANTA - Longtime Alabama political reporter Bob Johnson, who retired from The Associated Press nearly two years ago, has died. He was 66.
- Alabama university apologizes for T-shirt with racist image Updated: May-13-16 6:47 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - An Alabama university apologized publicly Friday after discovering T-shirts depicting a black man eating watermelon had been printed by a sorority, which said members initially failed to notice the racist illustration.
- Witnesses describe shooting that killed woman, injured kids Updated: May-13-16 9:37 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Witnesses to a shooting that killed a mother and wounded four of her eight children described a chaotic, bloody scene that they said they never saw coming.
- Birmingham Zoo says elephant OK after tusk removal surgery Updated: May-12-16 2:52 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The Birmingham Zoo says its 35-year-old African elephant is doing well and should recover after undergoing surgery to remove its one remaining tusk.
- Woman killed, 4 children shot in North Birmingham Updated: May-12-16 2:00 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Birmingham police are investigating a shooting in which four children younger than 13 were shot and a woman was killed.
- Bentley: Special legislative session still an option Updated: May-11-16 5:39 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Gov. Robert Bentley said Wednesday that he hasn't ruled out the possibility of a special session to wrap up unfinished business but legislators need a break first.
- 'Little Free Libraries' headed to Birmingham area parks Updated: May-10-16 5:29 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Several small, free libraries for children are coming to Birmingham area parks.
- UAB' Clark hoping to take team to Bryant's funeral Updated: May-10-16 5:14 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - UAB coach Bill Clark is hoping to take the team with him to the funeral of running back Greg Bryant.
- Family: Fatally shot UAB running back was always smiling Updated: May-09-16 7:36 pm
DELRAY BEACH, Florida - The family of University of Alabama Birmingham running back Gregory Bryant searched for answers Monday, saying they don't know why anyone would fatally shoot him as he drove on Interstate 95.
- The Latest: Family of UAB back deciding on organ donation Updated: May-09-16 7:01 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida - The Latest on the fatal shooting of University of Alabama Birmingham running back Gregory Bryant (all times local):
- Police: Man shot at shopping center in Birmingham Updated: May-08-16 1:49 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Police say a man has been shot at a shopping center in Birmingham.
- Man stabbed during robbery while working in front yard Updated: May-07-16 2:06 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Police say a 59-year-old man has been seriously injured when he was stabbed during a robbery in front of his home in Birmingham.