BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A new effort to preserve historic Black churches in the United States has received a $20 million donation that will go to help congregations including one that was slammed during the tornado that killed more than 20 people in Mayfield, Kentucky, last month.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A new system will allow travelers to purchase “all-in-one” mobile tickets for admission into attractions in different areas of Alabama, tourism officials said.
With ticket packages available by region and attraction types, the new system allows tourists and tour operators to create itineraries without extra cost.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Alabama quarterback Jay Barker, who is married to country music singer Sara Evans, was arrested Saturday on a felony domestic violence charge, Tennessee authorities said.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a 3-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in an unincorporated community in Alabama.
Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies received a 911 call at 8:30 p.m.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Philippe Coutinho came off the bench to score a late equalizer on his debut for Aston Villa in a 2-2 draw against Manchester United in the English Premier League on Saturday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Attorneys for a woman who left her Alabama home to join the Islamic State terror group plan to continue fighting for her and her young son even though the Supreme Court declined to consider her lawsuit seeking to re-enter the United States, one of the lawyers said Wednesday.
HUEYTOWN, Ala. (AP) — A 2-year-old Alabama boy who found a relative's handgun died after shooting himself, authorities said.
Tyler Small was inside his home in suburban Birmingham when the gun went off around lunchtime Tuesday, the Jefferson County Coroner's Office said.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear the appeal of a woman who left home in Alabama to join the Islamic State terror group, but then decided she wanted to return to the United States.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities say gunfire that left a 49-year-old man dead in Birmingham also killed a 16-year-old girl who was in a passing car.
Birmingham news outlets say it happened in the southwest part of the city Saturday night.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Members of a 410-person Alabama high school marching band that led off this year's Tournament of Roses Parade with “Yankee Doodle Dandy” have tested positive for COVID-19 since returning home from California.
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — A chemical manufacturing company faces more than $230,000 in fines after a federal investigation found exposure to toxic chemicals led to the deaths of two employees and sickened another last summer.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — With most of Alabama’s population still not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, major hospitals are dealing with an influx of patients and asking people to limit emergency room visits as the highly contagious omicron variant takes hold.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — With Alabama hospitals treating more COVID-19 patients daily and the positivity rate for coronavirus tests exceeding 35% statewide, some state school systems are returning to online learning or implementing mask restrictions to avoid classroom outbreaks.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Maxine McNair, the last living parent of any of the four Black girls killed in a 1963 Alabama church bombing, died Sunday. She was 93.
McNair's family announced her death in a press release.
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — The parents of a 10-month-old girl were arrested after their daughter was found floating facedown in a bathtub, investigators said.
The parents left the girl in a bathtub in their Dothan home with the water running and the drain opened on Dec.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jake Herslow caught a 26-yard, go-ahead touchdown pass from Clayton Tune with 3:27 left, and No. 21 Houston beat Auburn 17-13 on Tuesday in the Birmingham Bowl.
The Cougars (12-2) marched 80 yards on eight plays to cap the third season in program history with at least 12 wins.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Clayton Tune and the Houston Cougars punctuated an impressive season with a win in Southeastern Conference country.
Jake Herslow caught a 26-yard, go-ahead touchdown pass from Tune with 3:27 left to help lift No.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Severe thunderstorms will be possible across parts of the Deep South as a new weather system moves into the region.
A few tornadoes will be possible as storms develop Wednesday in Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee, the national Storm Prediction Center is forecasting.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Houston is trying to join the two other teams in program history to reach 12 wins in a season.
Auburn (6-6) is hoping to avoid a different kind of milestone in Tuesday's Birmingham Bowl at Protective Stadium, which opened in October a couple of hours from campus: ending a season with five straight losses for the first time in 71 years.
Birmingham Bowl: No. 21 Houston (11-2) vs Auburn (6-6), Dec. 28, noon Eastern (ESPN)
Line: Auburn by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Jorginho scored two penalties and Romelu Lukaku netted his first Premier League goal since September to lead Chelsea's comeback for a 3-1 victory over Aston Villa on Sunday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana State University museum official has received a unique retirement gift -- researchers in Alabama and South Carolina named a prehistoric shark species after her.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Officers answering a call at a house with an open door and a crying child on Thursday found a man and woman dead inside with an unharmed toddler, police said.
Police arrived at a home in north Birmingham about 9:30 a.m.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — COVID-19 numbers are again headed in the wrong direction in Alabama, with hospitalizations up more than 50% from a month ago and school cases climbing in the state with the nation's second-highest death rate during the pandemic.
PELHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting in a Birmingham suburb.
The shooting happened Sunday afternoon in the Shelby County city of Pelham, Al.com reported.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Taz Sherman scored 17 points, Kedrian Johnson made four of four free throws in the last 31 seconds and West Virginia rallied past UAB 65-59 at the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Basketball Classic Saturday at the renovated Legacy Arena.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn has hired Seattle Seahawks quarterbacks coach Austin Davis as offensive coordinator.
Coach Bryan Harsin announced Saturday the hiring of Davis to run the offense and coach quarterbacks.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s unemployment rate for November was 3.1%, unchanged from October but significantly below what it was this time last year, officials said Friday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A bicyclist has been killed in a hit-and-run crash in Birmingham, authorities said.
The cyclist was struck Wednesday night on U.S. 78 in the Leeds area, Al.com reported.
BIRMINGHAM , Ala. (AP) — An inmate convicted of kidnapping a prominent Birmingham businessman was mistakenly released from jail because of missing paperwork, officials told news outlets.
Law enforcement officials are searching for Matthew Amos Burke, 35, who was released from jail Friday.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn quarterback Bo Nix is in search of a new school.
The three-year starter said in a video posted to Instagram on Sunday that he plans to leave Auburn as a graduate transfer.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. C. Herbert Oliver, a civil rights activist who documented police brutality against African Americans in Alabama in the early 1960s and later fought for public school reform in New York City, has died.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A teen missionary remains hospitalized in Birmingham after he was shot multiple times at a church event last week.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Elder Michael Fauber, 18, is in serious condition but is stable and improving, the church’s media relations manager Sam Penrod told AL.com.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Six people were shot to death in Birmingham over the weekend, with police blaming a lack of concern for human life for the killings.
David Desmond, 17, was found in a street with a fatal gunshot wound on Sunday night, the final victim in a deadly weekend in the city.
BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — A police officer has been stabbed in a Birmingham suburb, authorities said.
The Bessemer officer was hospitalized Sunday night after suffering a couple of stab wounds, Al.com reported.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — More than $1.2 million is being awarded to fund 20 breast cancer research projects across Alabama using money from donations, government and sales of specialty license plates.
No. 21 Houston (11-2, American) vs Auburn (6-6, SEC), Dec. 28, 12 p.m. ET
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Ezri Konsa scored twice as Aston Villa rallied to beat Leicester 2-1 in the Premier League on Sunday and continue its revival under Steven Gerrard.
The defender’s first goals in 13 months — in front of watching England coach Gareth Southgate — came after Harvey Barnes opened the scoring in the 14th minute.
DELTA, Ala. (AP) — The highest point in Alabama, Cheaha Mountain, will soon become a repository for the ashes of retired American flags.
A vault called “Old Glory Lookout” has been added to Cheaha State Park in Delta and will dedicated on Tuesday, the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge in Alabama on Thursday sentenced a Mississippi resident to 6 1/2 years in prison after the man pleaded guilty to federal charges tied to billing that pharmacies submitted to Medicare.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An antipoverty agency that planned to close because of financial problems linked to alleged mismanagement reversed itself will remain open with a smaller staff, a leader said.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Liverpool great Steven Gerrard couldn't do his old club a favor.
Now manager of Aston Villa, Gerrard saw his team lose 2-1 Wednesday at home to Manchester City, one of the sides challenging Liverpool for the Premier League title.
HAYDEN, Ala. (AP) — The recent discovery of hundreds of packages in a wooded area in Alabama have led authorities to question a FedEx driver, a sheriff said Monday.
As many as 400 packages of varying sizes were found in a ravine last week about 30 miles (50 kilometers) north of Birmingham, authorities said.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The state announced a campaign Monday to promote electric vehicles that includes adding more charging stations that are available to motorists across Alabama.
Coordinated by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, the Drive Electric Alabama Project is intended to both raise awareness of the benefits of electric vehicles and expand the state's infrastructure for them, officials said.