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Southern anger: Nazis, KKK 'hijacking' Confederate debate

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:44:53 GMT2017-08-17T20:44:53Z

CHULAFINNEE, Ala. (AP) -- White Southerners who equate Old South symbols with regional pride rather than hate are even more on the defensive since neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klansmen and other extremists became the face of the fight over Confederate monuments....



'Kay Ivey for Governor Inc.' signals intentions for 2018

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:29:44 GMT2017-08-17T19:29:44Z

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey moved this week to create a gubernatorial campaign organization, a sign she's inching toward announcing a run for governor in 2018....



Patriots: Former nose tackle Lester Williams dies at 58

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:57:22 GMT2017-08-17T18:57:22Z

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots say former nose tackle Lester Williams, who started in the franchise's first Super Bowl appearance during the 1985 season, has died. He was 58....



Cavanaugh running for lieutenant governor

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:03:44 GMT2017-08-17T17:03:44Z

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Public Service Commission President Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh is not running for governor, but will run for lieutenant governor instead....



Coroner: Alabama woman dies in industrial accident

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:22:30 GMT2017-08-17T16:22:30Z

HELENA, Ala. (AP) -- An Alabama woman has been killed in an industrial accident....



3-legged horse thriving after getting prosthesis

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:49:12 GMT2017-08-17T12:49:12Z

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) -- Superpony has been training at Auburn University's veterinary school this summer, and it doesn't seem there's any kryptonite that can harm him....



Police: 2 men dead in 'cold, calculated' shooting in Alabama

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:06:07 GMT2017-08-17T10:06:07Z

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Police in Alabama are investigating after two men were found shot to death inside a home....



Town sworn in as US attorney for Alabama's northern district

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:01:33 GMT2017-08-17T07:01:33Z

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama has a new U.S. Attorney working in the Northern District....



11 Alabama counties under disaster designation

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:55:16 GMT2017-08-17T06:55:16Z

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Eleven Alabama counties are under a natural disaster designation after excessive rainfall and flooding from Tropical Storm Cindy....



Ousted chief justice makes runoff in Alabama Senate race

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:36:20 GMT2017-08-17T00:36:20Z

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Ousted Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is trying to play usurper to deep-pocketed Republican forces after making a runoff with incumbent Sen. Luther Strange in the state's Senate primary....



Alabama sues Birmingham for covering up Confederate monument

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:59:51 GMT2017-08-16T23:59:51Z

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama's attorney general sued the city of Birmingham and its mayor Wednesday for obscuring a Confederate monument in a downtown park, citing a new state law that protects such markers....



The Latest: Trump congratulates 2 candidates in GOP contest

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:30:32 GMT2017-08-16T13:30:32Z

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- The Latest on Alabama Senate primary (all times local):...



Police: Alabama woman survives 28 days in woods

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:03:48 GMT2017-08-16T12:03:48Z

UNION SPRINGS, Ala. (AP) -- A missing Alabama woman has been found alive after surviving for weeks in the woods....



Alabama governor creates council to address opioid problems

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:42:36 GMT2017-08-16T11:42:36Z

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has set up a council to study opioid addiction....



Racial politics haunt GOP in the Trump era

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:38:07 GMT2017-08-16T06:38:07Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- The statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, was the focus of an emotional debate in the state's Republican primary election weeks before it became a flashpoint in the nation's struggle over race....



Doug Jones wins Democratic Senate primary in Alabama

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 01:44:51 GMT2017-08-16T01:44:51Z

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Doug Jones wins Democratic Senate primary in Alabama....



Coach: Auburn receiver John Franklin III transferring

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 22:20:02 GMT2017-08-15T22:20:02Z

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) -- Auburn quarterback-turned-receiver John Franklin III is transferring....



Alabama health officials warn pertussis cases on rise

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 21:59:37 GMT2017-08-15T21:59:37Z

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama residents are being warned that cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, are on the rise....



Runners galore: Bama group led by Scarbrough, Damien Harris

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:32:46 GMT2017-08-15T18:32:46Z

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Damien Harris doesn't believe Alabama's tailbacks will be bickering over carries, or lack of them....



Group seeks removal of Confederate monument in Alabama

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:59:47 GMT2017-08-15T11:59:47Z

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- A group in Alabama is lobbying for the removal of a Confederate monument at one county courthouse....