Anniston’s new street crimes unit has department seeing spike in arrests, police chief says

Between April 9 and Sunday, the unit arrested and charged suspects on nine felonies and one misdemeanor, served three felony and nine misdemeanor...

Man threatens to jump from Gadsden's Noccalula Falls

A crowd of people stood near the Noccalula statue and watched as the man spoke to police, who stood at the fence. Gadsden police successfully talked...

Hiawatha Robinson murder conviction upheld by appeals court

Robinson was convicted of sodomizing and murdering his 8-year-old daughter. Hiawatha Robinson.  Hiawatha Robinson, convicted in 2016 of...

Nick Saban Criticizes Quarterback Jalen Hurts at Alabama's Spring Game

Head coach Nick Saban was caught criticizing quarterback Jalen Hurts at Alabama's spring game. 

NAACP slams Alabama governor's campaign ad about law protecting Confederate monuments

The Alabama chapter of the NAACP is clashing with Gov. Kay Ivey over a campaign ad in which she celebrates the Memorial Preservation Act, a law she...

Taulia Tagovailoa, Younger Brother of Tua, Commits to Alabama

Taulia Tagovailoa, brother of Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, committed to the Crimson Tide on Saturday. 

Fred: A sunny Saturday followed by a soggy Sunday

East and southeasterly winds continue to circulate across Alabama around an area of high pressure to the north.  

San Francisco 49ers’ Don Jones escorts teen with Down syndrome to prom: 'You are an awesome guy'

A special needs Alabama teen was escorted to prom by San Francisco 49ers defensive quarterback last weekend.

Shootout in Adamsville park leaves 1 injured, 2 in custody

Gunfire erupted about 10:45 p.m. Friday in Blackwell Park on Main Street. Adamsville police chief Warren Cotton said the initial investigation...

New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal

Elmore Bolling defied the odds against black men and built several successful businesses during the harsh era of Jim Crow segregation in the South....

A 'poop train' from New York befouled a small Alabama town, until the town fought back

Parrish, Ala., felt besieged by the stink of the sewage, part of an interstate waste-disposal system that has drawn scrutiny in the South.

Third earthquake of the year detected in north Alabama

The quake occurred about three miles below the earth's surface, the USGS said. Alabama had its largest - albeit still small - earthquake of 2018...

U.S. Marshals capture wanted man; ammo tossed out window during arrest

Kena Dionte Smith was sought after he failed to show up in court on a 2017 drug case. About the same time he was captured, Birmingham police were...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions turned to a convicted fundraiser for advice on US attorneys

In November 2016, just after the election, President-elect Donald Trump announced Jeff Sessions as his pick for attorney general. His confirmation...

The week Down in Alabama, and it smells so good

Here are some of the most Alabama things that happened this past week. The daily news update "Down in Alabama" is available for your Alexa...