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23-year-old killed in shooting at Hoover apartment complex

Hoover police responded to a report of gunshots at 4:49 p.m. to the Park at Hoover, said Capt. Gregg Rector. Once on the scene in the 2300 block of...

Navy takes step forward on new Austal transport ship

The U.S. Navy has given Austal USA the go-ahead to start buying material for a 13th Expeditionary Fast Transport, seemingly assuring that Austal...

29-year-old man shot in broad daylight becomes Birmingham's 90th homicide this year

Birmingham police on Thursday identified the victim as Christopher Rice. He was 29, and lived in Birmingham. A man shot in broad daylight in Pratt...

Ivey says she's healthy, calls Maddox 'desperate'

Walt Maddox today called on Ivey to be more forthcoming about the allegations raised by Spencer Collier. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, before a campaign...

Noise, rumors and speculative investors: Residents voice concerns about Mobile airport relocation

In Mobile, a master planning process is underway on the potential relocation of commercial air services from Mobile Regional Airport to the Mobile...

Public housing issues concern Mobile council members

A proposal for a city department to support the Mobile Housing Board -- and for the city to back that support with millions in federal money -- faced...

Byrne announces three October town hall meetings

U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Fairhope, will hold three town hall meetings in late October in southwest Alabama. U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Fairhope,...

2 critically injured in shootings minutes apart in Birmingham

A man was critically injured after he was shot on Second Street and Avenue in Pratt City. A second man was shot minutes later on Goldwire Street in...

Baldwin County turns toward planning amid heated development disputes

Cities such as Daphne, Foley, Fairhope and Gulf Shores all have some sort of planning in the works as the entire county continues to grapple with...

Housing Board deal raises Mobile City Council concerns

"Is the city going to take over the Housing Board?" one councilman asked as the Mobile City Council took its first look at a proposed...

Mobile council vents anger over mayor's firing of staffer

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson's decision last week to abruptly terminate City Council spokeswoman Marion Steinfels drew sharp response from the...

Mobile council moves closer to Public Works investigation

"Stay tuned" was the word Tuesday afternoon as the Mobile City Council emerged from executive-session discussions of a possible...

Man gunned down, killed outside west Birmingham grocery store Sunday morning

The shooting happened at 9:20 a.m. at M & N Groceries at the corner of 24th Street and Pearson Avenue. The victim was pronounced dead on the...

Confederate monuments stir emotions, but 'generally not a voting issue' in Alabama

The debate over Alabama's controversial monument preservation act that was signed into law in 2017, was an issue during the primary campaign...

After Hurricane Michael, activists request BP money to combat climate change

At a public hearing on Thursday, groups got to weigh in on how they would prefer seeing future BP oil spill settlement money utilized going forward....