Shelby

State: Unemployment steady; record high number of jobs

Alabama’s unemployment rate is holding steady at 4.1 percent. Figures released by the state on Friday show Alabama’s jobless rate for September is...

Senate confirms Alabama judge to sit on federal bench

Liles Burke was nominated by President Trump. The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed an Alabama man to serve as U.S. District Judge for the state...

Former Chelsea teacher, coach gets 1 year in county jail for groping student

Donald "Donnie" Carey Teague, now 61, on Tuesday was ordered by Shelby County Circuit Judge William Bostick to spend one year in the Shelby...

1 person killed in morning Shelby County three-vehicle crash

The crash happened at 6:35 a.m. on Chelsea Road near County Road 69, said Alabama State Trooper Cpl. Roman Hill. One person was killed early Tuesday...

Sen. Shelby celebrates confirmation of Kavanaugh

Sen. Richard Shelby and other Republicans representing Alabama in Washington celebrated the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on...

Kavanaugh vote: Shelby votes for cloture; Jones votes no

The Senate voted 51-49 to limit debate, effectively defeating Democratic efforts to scuttle the nomination. Alabama's senior U.S. Senator,...

2 charged in rape, sodomy of mentally-disabled woman: 1 jailed, 1 at large

Charges of second-degree rape and second-degree sodomy have been filed against Gregory Cox Jr., 67, and a second man whose name is being withheld...

Birmingham protesters urge Shelby to vote no on Kavanaugh

Members of the progressive group Indivisible chanted "I believe Christine" and "Sen. Shelby, vote no." About 50 members of the...

Alabama's Shelby, Jones withholding judgement on Kavanaugh

Both Alabama senators indicated they are waiting on the outcome of a hearing scheduled for Thursday in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Alabama's...

11 'Johns' busted in U.S. 280 corridor reverse prostitution sting

The Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force on Thursday carried out Operation Close Out in northern Shelby County along the U.S. 280 corridor, said...

Woman indicted on felony after young boy was touched inappropriately in Shelby County

Charlotte Moore was initially arrested in March by Helena police. A Shelby County grand jury agreed with the charge and issued the indictment against...

Sen. Richard Shelby takes wait and see approach on Kavanaugh hearing

"Sen. Shelby believes that these are serious accusations." Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby believes the sexual assault accusations against...

Allison Boyd appointed probate judge in Shelby County

Boyd, who is scheduled to begin an elected term in the office in January, was appointed by Chief Justice Lyn Stuart to replace Probate Judge Jim...

Birmingham 20-year-old charged with 5 felony sex crimes involving young teen

Jeremy Elton Holby, 20, was booked into the Shelby County Jail Tuesday, according to court records made public Wednesday. It is his second arrest in...

State's congressional delegation backs Mobile Bay channel enlargement

With a town hall meeting set to take place Tuesday evening on a plan to enlarge Mobile's ship channel, Alabama's congressional delegation...