NEW JOHNSONVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority has demolished a shuttered coal plant that began generating electricity in the 1950s.
HANCEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The footprint for an Alabama city's public parks is set to grow thanks to a private donation that will add close to 20 acres of land to the area.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Fueled by the highly contagious delta variant, the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 jumped from 204 to 1,345 in July and health officials say they are worried the state will soon see numbers that match, or exceed, the previous peak of the pandemic.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Delores Crawford and her granddaughter, Joselyn Hamner, always knew what the interior of Hamner’s first home would look like.
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Jurors on Friday began deliberating charges against a longtime Alabama sheriff who took the stand to deny accusations that he took money from public and campaign accounts and gambled in casinos at taxpayer expense.
CLANTON, Ala. (AP) — The remains of three people were found inside a burned-out vehicle that was discovered on a remote logging road in central Alabama, the Chilton County Sheriff's Office said.
BAY MINETTE, Ala. (AP) — Two youths who escaped from a juvenile facility in Louisiana were in custody following a standoff that led to the shutdown of Interstate 65 in southwest Alabama, authorities said Friday.
CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — Three people were treated for exposure to rabies after a raccoon attacked a person on a walking trail earlier this week near a subdivision, state health officials said Friday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after President Joe Biden's administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September, wa…
ATLANTA (AP) — Two new reactors at Georgia's Plant Vogtle will cost another billion dollars, with shareholders of the parent company of Georgia Power Co. taking a $460 million loss and other owners absorbing the rest.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — COVID-19 is “raging” through Alabama as thousands refuse vaccinations that nearly always prevent serious illness and a highly contagious strain races through communities where many have quit taking basic safety precautions, a health leader said Thursday.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — One of the Republican Party’s most prominent rising stars is mocking new government recommendations calling for more widespread use of masks to blunt a coronavirus surge.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The American Samoan teacher of the year said she and an Asian American friend were refused a free hotel room and other benefits provided to a white male friend when their American Airlines flight from north Alabama was canceled.
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — A longtime Alabama sheriff on trial on theft and ethics charges took the stand Thursday to deny charges that could result in his removal from office after nearly four decades.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW) on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The results met Wall Street expectations.
GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — The search for a boater who failed to return home ended with the man's body being found early Thursday during a search of the Coosa River, authorities said.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As he rallied conservatives on Wednesday, one of the Republican Party's most prominent rising stars mocked new government recommendations calling for more widespread use of masks to blunt a coronavirus surge.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York will require state employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus by Labor Day or undergo weekly tests for COVID-19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama public health officials are recommending that all students and teachers wear masks this school year because of a surge in COVID-19 cases, but a spokeswoman said Gov. Kay Ivey has been “crystal clear” that there will be no state mandates to do so.
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — A man sought in the killing of an Alabama police officer who was gunned down in an ambush while taking a lunch break has been arrested, authorities said Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A chemical cousin of pot’s main intoxicating ingredient has rocketed to popularity over the last year, and the cannabis industry and state governments are scrambling to reckon with it amid debate over whether it’s legal.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A corrections officer was injured after being assaulted by an inmate at a south Alabama prison, the Department of Corrections said.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police in north Alabama are seeking the public’s help in finding a Chick-fil-A delivery vehicle that was stolen from a restaurant.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mementos from Tennessee State University and 13 other historically Black colleges and universities will be launched into orbit aboard Boeing's CST-100 Starliner this week.
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday dismissed a juror from the trial of a longtime Alabama sheriff following accusations that a jail inmate bragged she is his “old lady” and he could sway her vote.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A north Alabama city, state universities and others are offering cash and other perks for people to get vaccinated for COVID-19 despite the state's resistance to incentives aimed at improving the state's worst-in-the-nation inoculation program.
VALLEY, Ala. (AP) — Two Georgia residents were arrested in Louisiana and a third person in Alabama in a killing earlier this month that police said was linked to a marijuana deal.
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer on break at the apartment complex where he lived was shot to death early Tuesday and a woman was wounded in what a prosecutor described as an ambush.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The number of COVID-19 patients in Alabama hospitals Monday climbed to more than 900 — a number the state has not seen since February — as the state sees a surge in virus cases.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — With Alabama trailing the nation in COVID-19 vaccinations, infections rising and the governor refusing incentives to encourage more people to get shots, state prisons are offering $5 canteen credits to inmates to encourage more inoculations.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A $16.5 million grant will help fund a transportation research facility at the University of Alabama focused on electric vehicles, officials said.
CENTREVILLE, Ala. (AP) — There aren’t many photos of Sandra Lockett Huckleberry, her sisters say, since she didn’t like her picture to be taken.
GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — Because of COVID-19, many schools and universities across the U.S. had to turn away international students from attending classes in person last year. Countries under travel restrictions because of the pandemic have seen their embassies reduce hours or close completely, …
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer who remained on his city's payroll for two months after being convicted of murder has resigned from the Huntsville Police Department.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The founder and chief executive of the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama will leave the nonprofit organization at the end of the year, the group said in a statement.
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Police searching the home of a man suspected of attacking an Alabama woman in her home found more than 400 pairs of women's panties, authorities said.
OAKVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jesse Owens was more than just a track-and-field athlete and four-time Olympic gold medalist. He was a golfer, a Western movie fanatic, a friend, and a grandfather.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A one-time shift commander who supervised officers at an Alabama prison was convicted of letting another worker abuse a prisoner, prosecutors said Friday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Black Army veteran who helped peacefully desegregate an Alabama city's library with a sit-in protest in 1963 has died, according to the library and an obituary published by his family.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Regions Financial Corp. (RF) on Friday reported second-quarter net income of $790 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — A clerk who works for an Alabama sheriff on trial on corruption charges testified she sent him $1,000 after he claimed to have lost money gambling at a casino when he was supposed to be at a law enforcement conference.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Cases of COVID-19 are rising exponentially in Alabama's largest metro area because a new, highly contagious variant is spreading among the unvaccinated, and public places should consider a return to requiring face masks, the head of the area health department said Thursday.
OZARK, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama city fired its police chief and another ranking officer over what the mayor described as allegations of inappropriate, unprofessional behavior.