DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal judge Monday temporarily blocked Texas' efforts to ban abortions during the coronavirus pandemic, handing Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers a victory as clinics across the U.S. filed a wave of lawsuits to stop states from trying to shutter them…
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Alabama neared 1,000 on Monday as abortion clinics went to court seeking to block the state from shutting them down under a state order to halt elective medical procedures during the pandemic.
BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy was shot in the head Monday by his older brother, after a gun discharged while the pair were playing with it, authorities in Alabama said.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — As the coronavirus pandemic knocks primary election after primary election off schedule, Democrats argue the outbreak shows the country needs to move toward one of their longtime goals — widespread voting by mail — to protect the November election.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As Alabama settles into a statewide stay at home order from the governor, the number of verified coronavirus cases continues to rise.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Public Television says it will be offering more academic programming since the virus outbreak has forced officials to close schools for the rest of the academic year.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery fought to end segregation, lived to see the election of the country’s first black president and echoed the call for “justice to roll down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream” in America.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and fought against racial discrimination, died Friday, a family statement said. He was 98.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The number of COVID-19 infections in Alabama rose to 702 on Saturday from 638 a day earlier, with the virus spreading to 54 of the state's 67 counties.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The former co-owner of an Alabama pharmacy has pleaded guilty in what prosecutors describe as a scheme involving improper billing for medication, authorities said.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday said the state was ordering the closure of certain businesses, such as some retail stores, gyms and entertainment venues, as the state confronts the new coronavirus.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday directed public schools to finish the academic year with students taking lessons at home through distance learning as the state tries to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer who was placed on desk duty after putting a man in a chokehold will return to duty next month, authorities said.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama on Wednesday reported its first coronavirus death as the total number of confirmed cases in the state reached nearly 400, officials said.
BOSTON (AP) — An Alabama man caught with a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag at Boston's Logan International Airport told Transportation Security Administration officers he didn't know he had the weapon in his luggage and said a co-worker may have put it there, the TSA said in a statement W…
MIAMI (AP) — Florida-based grocery chain Publix announced it will install plexiglass barriers to protect its cashiers, joining other retailers that are installing the shields to protect employees and customers from a coronavirus infection.
DUFUR, Ore. (AP) — The social distancing rules repeated like a mantra in America's urban centers, where the coronavirus is spreading exponentially, might seem silly in wide-open places where neighbors live miles apart and “working from home” means another day spent branding calves or driving…
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Teresa Hazelwood stopped by a Dollar General store in northern Mississippi to get some chips, and soon found herself riding out a suspected tornado in the parking lot and felt it lifting her car. She gripped the steering wheel and prayed.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Two Alabama elementary school teachers delivered “care bags” filled with snacks, groceries, and class workbooks to students out of school during the coronavirus pandemic.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A suspected tornado heavily damaged a store and other structures Tuesday in northern Mississippi and Alabama as a severe storm system crossed the Deep South, authorities said.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said Tuesday that she has no plans to issue a statewide “shelter in place" order to combat the coronavirus, although the state's largest city has directed city residents to stay at home.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man has been arrested and accused of attempting to burn down his mother's home because he wanted to frighten her, authorities said.
PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man living at a residential facility was arrested and accused of fatally shooting the house supervisor, authorities said.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama police lieutenant convicted of raping a teen relative has asked to be released on bond while awaiting a sentencing hearing delayed by the virus outbreak.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The number of new coronavirus cases in Alabama jumped to nearly 200 Monday as health officials urged people to maintain social distancing and the governor extended the deadline for filing state income taxes until mid-summer.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Health officials in Alabama's largest county on Sunday ordered the closure of non-essential businesses, including hair salons and many retail stores, to curtail the spread of the coronavirus as the number of cases in the state grew to more than 155.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in Alabama surpassed 120 on Saturday, while state health officials backed off a prior order that would have closed child daycare facilities statewide.
OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — On Saturday (March 14), singer-songwriter Grayson Capps saw his calendar being swept clear of work by coronavirus concerns. By Sunday he’d launched a new online venture to replace at least some of the lost income.
NEW YORK (AP) — The drive-in theater, long a dwindling nostalgia act in a multiplex world, is experiencing a momentary return to prominence.
Less than three months ago came the first reports of cases of pneumonia related to a virus first detected in Wuhan, China. The outbreak of the virus that causes COVID-19 has caused unprecedented disruptions that have brought an unparalleled shock to the global economy.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama reported 28 additional cases of the new coronavirus Friday as another state vehicle factory prepared to shut down and the governor's office clarified rules meant to limit contact between people.