MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal appeals court will hear arguments in November over Alabama’s efforts to outlaw the use of gender-affirming medications to treat transgender minors.
Alabama is asking a federal appeals court to lift an injunction and let it enforce a law that would make it a felony to give puberty blockers or hormones to transgender minors to help affirm their gender identity.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Millions of letters and packages sent to U.S. troops had accumulated in warehouses in Europe by the time Allied troops were pushing toward the heart of Hitler’s Germany near the end of World War II.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Investments that are a key source of funding for Alabama’s Employees Retirement System have lost ground in the slumping financial markets this year, but officials say the pension fund is sound.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Mixed martial artist Cat Zingano is known for her toughness as a fighter. But she has a soft side as well that comes from being a survivor, not just in the ring but in her personal life.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — At least six members of the Alabama Legislature lost to primary challengers on Tuesday, according to unofficial returns, and several races are yet to be decided.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate is going to a June runoff between Katie Britt and U.S.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An inmate died after an apparent assault at a state prison, the Alabama Department of Corrections confirmed this week.
Marcus Terrell Grubbs, 39, died Wednesday from injuries sustained during an “apparent inmate-on-inmate assault with a weapon,” a prison system spokeswoman wrote in an email.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A search launched Saturday for an inmate who escaped from the Kilby Correctional Facility in Alabama.
Mitchell Lindsey, 29, fled just before 8:30 a.m. from the prison located in Montgomery County, the state Department of Corrections said in a news release.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama officials have signed a $623 million contract to build a new 4,000-inmate prison in Elmore County, part of a sweeping construction plan that will be partly funded by pandemic relief dollars.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama officials have signed a contract to build a new state prison — part of a $1.3 billion construction plan partly using pandemic relief funds — but have not released many of the details.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama State University is naming a residence hall after civil rights pioneer Jo Ann Robinson.
Robinson played a key role in the historic 13-month Montgomery Bus Boycott in the mid-1950s, The Montgomery Advertiser reported.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Parents of transgender teens filed a lawsuit Tuesday attempting to overturn an Alabama law that makes it a crime for doctors to treat trans people under 19 with puberty blockers or hormones to help affirm their gender identity.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers on Friday ended a an election-year session that saw Republicans push through measures ranging from gun legislation to a ban on gender-affirming medications for transgender minors.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday advanced legislation to ban a list of “divisive concepts” from being taught in K-12 classrooms and state worker training, including that anyone should feel “a sense of guilt, complicity, or a need to work harder” because of their race or gender.
MONTGOMERY, Ala (AP) — Alabama lawmakers return to Montgomery on Tuesday with a number of large issues to be decided in the closing days of the legislative session.
Legislators expect to conclude the session next week.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The president of Alabama State University has been appointed to a White House advisory board on historically Black colleges and universities.
President Joe Biden's administration says ASU President Quinton Ross is among 18 people tapped to serve on the panel.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A longtime police executive from New Orleans will take over as police chief in Alabama's capital city, Mayor Steven Reed's office said Monday.
Darryl Albert, who has spent more than 30 years in law enforcement and held several key roles in the New Orleans Police Department, was selected following a search to succeed Ernest Finley, who resigned in June.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Jurors found a former north Alabama high school principal guilty on Friday of participating in an effort to defraud the state of education funds by falsely enrolling hundreds of private school students as full-time public school students in Athens and Limestone County between 2016 and 2018.
TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting death of a Tuskegee University football player.
Tuskegee Police Chief Jennifer Jordan tells local news outlets that police found 20-year-old Reginald Tyrone Summage Jr.
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences plans to open a new state laboratory in southeast Alabama that will conduct testing to help combat opioids and other drugs in the region.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial challenger Tim James on Wednesday called for a repeal of Alabama's 2019 gas tax increase — as well as an end to the state's sales tax on groceries — saying families need relief from soaring prices.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jackson State University is partnering with six Alabama community colleges to help associate degree graduates transition into its bachelor’s degree programs.
JSU's scholars pipeline hopes to provide a seamless transition for students who complete degrees at Bishop State Community College in Mobile; J.F.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — At a rally marking the anniversary of the landmark Selma to Montgomery march for voting rights, speakers drew parallels on Friday between the 1965 struggle and modern fights over voting laws, labor organization and healthcare access.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives on Thursday voted to restrict the use of good behavior incentives to shorten prison sentences, a bill brought in reaction to the slaying of a north Alabama police officer.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama legislative committee on Tuesday advanced a bill that would ban the teaching of “divisive concepts” about race and gender in public schools, including the notion that people should feel guilt because of their race.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Firefighters had to use a ladder to rescue riders on a skylift ride at Montgomery's zoo after the attraction broke down.
The Zoofari Skylift Adventure Ride quit operating on Saturday at the Montgomery Zoo, leaving people suspended in the air, news outlets reported.
For longer than Elliott Smith can recall, annual commemorations of the historic voting rights marches from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, doubled as family reunions.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris is traveling to Alabama this weekend to commemorate a key moment of the civil rights movement.
Harris will speak in Selma at an event marking the 57th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” the day in 1965 when white police attacked Black voting rights marchers.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Works of art created by current and former inmates are on display at the the Alabama Department of Archives and History in Montgomery.
The exhibit titled “Changing the Course: Art by the Currently & Formerly Incarcerated” opened this week and will be on display until April 15.
BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — A state prison inmate from Montgomery has been stabbed to death at a correctional facility outside Birmingham, authorities said Wednesday.
The violence happened Tuesday night at the William Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer, Al.com reported.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday approved legislation ending the requirement for a person to get a permit in order to carry a concealed handgun in public.
Lawmakers voted 65-37 for the bill after Republicans in the chamber limited debate to two hours.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers on Wednesday advanced legislation that would do away with the requirement for a person to get a permit to carry a concealed handgun in public.
A divided House Public Safety Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would do away with the current permit requirement for a person who carries a handgun under their clothes or in a purse or bag when they go in public.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court has upheld Montgomery’s red light camera law.
Justices ruled Friday 6-1 in favor of the city and against motorist Richard Glass who challenged the ordinance, and related state act, as unconstitutional under the Alabama Constitution.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Montgomery police confirm a 3-year-old was killed in a shooting near downtown Montgomery Friday afternoon.
Police identified the victim to news outlets as Ja’Seyon Green.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — University of Alabama trustees voted Friday to strip the name of a one-time governor who led the Ku Klux Klan from a campus building and rename it solely for the school's first Black student.
MARION, Ala. (AP) — Bullet holes pock a rusted mailbox outside the vacant home where Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott were married in 1953. Part of the old wooden structure has collapsed, as have nearby utility buildings.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama welcomes visitors at the “First White House of the Confederacy,” a historic home next to the state Capitol where Confederate President Jefferson Davis lived with his family in the early months of the Civil War.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is weighing Alabama’s request to freeze a court order requiring the state to draw new congressional lines and create a second district with a significant number of Black voters.
Today in History
Today is Friday, Feb. 4, the 35th day of 2022. There are 330 days left in the year.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Forecasters say heavy rains expected across the northern two-thirds of Alabama and into north Georgia will pose a flooding threat for the rest of the work week.
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch that includes the metropolitan areas around Montgomery, Birmingham and Huntsville.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama sheriff's deputy is recovering after sustaining a gunshot wound during a standoff outside Montgomery, news outlets reported.
The Elmore County Sheriff's Office responded to calls Saturday that a man was firing a gun at houses in the town of Eclectic.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's state docks agency has bought more than 270 acres (109 hectares) of land in Montgomery to build an intermodal transfer center that will handle shipping containers which go through the post at Mobile.
BOYS PREP BASKETBALL=
Abbeville 71, Cottonwood 68
Alabama Christian Academy 55, B. T. Washington Magnet 48
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A 17-year-old has been arrested in the weekend fatal shooting of a man whose 2-year-old son watched.
The teenager, of Montgomery, faces a charge of capital murder in the death of Thomas Hand Jr., 37.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former state legislator Hank Sanders announced Tuesday he is once again running for the Alabama Seat he held for nearly 40 years.
The Senate seat is currently held by Sanders' daughter, Malika Sanders Fortier, who has decided she is not running again, Sanders said.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A jury was selected Monday in the defamation lawsuit filed by a woman who had accused failed U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of molesting her when she was 14.
Leigh Corfman said Moore defamed her and made false statements as he denied her accusations during the 2017 U.S.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed said he is quarantining after testing positive for the coronavirus and developing a mild case of COVID-19.
Reed sent a message on social media on Sunday saying he will be fine and encouraging others to get tested, vaccinated and boosted.