Alabama

The Alabama Senate Race Gets Moore Strange

A Bible-thumper and a tainted insider advance to the GOP runoff in an election that tested red-state Republican loyalties in the age of Trump.<p>Roy Moore of Alabama has been twice elected to lead his state’s supreme court and twice thrown out of that position. The first time, in 2003, he refused to …

Politics

Roy Moore Nearly Lost a Statewide Race in 2012. Doug Jones Could Beat Him This Time.

Once Republicans had taken over, they began doing what they do so much better than Democrats: tilting the rules so they can stay in power. In …

Elections

Trump congratulates Strange and Moore after Alabama primary

President Trump tweeted a congratulations message to Roy Moore and Luther Strange this morning after yesterday's Alabama Senate primary election. …

Politics

Woman survived a month lost in Alabama woods eating berries, mushrooms

A 25-year-old woman has been found after going missing for nearly one month.<p>Authorities say the woman survived in the Alabama woods by eating wild …

WATCH: Alabama fan drops awesome hype video

After a long wait, we’re less than three weeks away from Alabama’s Week 1 showdown against Florida State.<p>To help fans get ready for 2017, YouTube …

College Football

Life Artists: How Leather Craftsman Dana Glaeser Found His Purpose

Dana Glaeser doesn’t need to set an alarm. Most days, he wakes up by 4:30 a.m., his mind buzzing with ideas and to-dos for his leather goods …

Travel

North Alabama firefighter accused of using heroin while on duty

The Moulton firefighter allegedly conducted a drug transaction at the fire station.

Crime

Feds arrest 3 Gadsden men on fentanyl, heroin distribution charges

Those arrested - following separate indictments - are Michael Antonio Fikes, 29, Dequavious Markell Jones, 26, and Devon Shondale Russell, announced …

Crime

North Alabama CrossFit Boxes

I’ve decided to visit all the north Alabama CrossFit boxes. After visiting the official CrossFit page and finding affiliates via the map, and after …

CrossFit

Alabama mom's hilarious back-to-school photo goes viral

See you later, suckers.

Education

The Weather Blog | Summer Rain Continues

From James Spann and the ABC 33/40 Weather Blog:<p><b>FLASH FLOOD WATCH</b>: NWS Birmingham continues a flash flood watch for Central Alabama through at least …

Weather

About 18-Years Ago

About 18-years ago, just like everyone else, my life was a little different. It wasn’t worse or better, just different. I was a stay-at-home mom; the …

CrossFit

Solar eclipse 2017: Times, how much of the sun will be blocked in 102 Alabama cities

The total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 will cut a swatch across North America, with the path of totality - where the sun will be completely blocked by …

Astronomy

Sewer services may be disconnected in north Alabama neighborhood

Disconnection from sewer services could result in sewage backing up into the homes.

American South

Federal judge spikes Alabama law putting pregnant girls through triallike procedure

ALABAMA<p>Judge tosses mandate for fetus guardian<p>A federal judge struck down Alabama’s one-of-a-kind law that enabled judges to put minors seeking abortions through a trial-like proceeding in which the fetus could get a lawyer and prosecutors could object to the pregnant girl’s wishes.<p>Alabama …

News (U.S.)

Police: Missing Georgia woman beaten, held captive by boyfriend in Alabama

Authorities said the woman suffered a collapsed lung, a cut to her head and severe bruising to the face during the alleged incident, which began July …

Crime

Alabama jailbreak: Inmates used peanut butter to fool guard

A group of Alabama inmates escaped a county jail by covering the numbers of an outside door with peanut butter, leading a new jail employee to believe it was a door leading to cells, a sheriff told reporters.<p>"He thought he was opening the cell door for this man to go in his cell, but in fact he …

Crime

Raw: 11 of 12 Escaped Alabama Inmates Caught

Authorities in Alabama say a manhunt is underway after 12 inmates escaped from a jail on Sunday, including two who were incarcerated on charges of attempted murder. Eleven of those inmates were recaptured by Monday morning, leaving one at large. (July 31) AP

News

Alabama Monsters Try to Deny Raped 12-year old an Abortion

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca!Transcript:For all the horrible things happening on the national stage these days, it’s easy to …

Postpartum Depression

Pig owner jailed after 350-pound animal attacks 3-year-old in north Alabama

The charges against Thomas Brown are misdemeanors.

Crime

The Rising Tide of Alabama’s Gulf Coast Craft Breweries

Alabama’s Gulf Coast fits snugly between Florida’s Panhandle and southern Mississippi. Along this 60 mile stretch of coastline, you’ll find killer …

Mardi Gras

Another day of heat advisories for parts of Alabama

Heat index could reach as high as 109 degrees in some parts of the state.

Weather

Recipe Box: Alabama white BBQ sauce is smoked chicken’s best friend

Beef rules in Texas barbecue, pork ribs is the preferred protein in Memphis and Kansas City, and pork shoulder is a religious deity in the Carolinas. Barbecued chicken, however, gets short shrift (unless you count the gunk on bespoke California pizzas, which you shouldn’t). That is, unless you find …

BBQ

North Alabama company in spotlight after Italian sausage dropped on Florida home

A family in south Florida is searching for answers after waking early Saturday to a loud noise accompanied by about 15 pounds of Italian pork sausage.

American South

The SEC's 'second-best' team, Auburn looks to fresh faces for offensive revival

A new offensive coordinator and (likely) starting QB have Auburn eyeing the SEC's No. 1 spot<p>AUBURN, Ala. -- It may be that Chris Lindsey doesn't quite grasp what he's getting into as Auburn's offensive coordinator.<p>The scrutiny. The criticism. The nitpicking. The Other Team In The State. Every …

College & University

Bluegrass and Brain Rest: This Week’s Top 7 Education Stories

The best recent writing about school<p><b>Girls’ Opportunities to Play the Sports They Love</b><p>Jane Meredith Adams | <i>EdSource</i><p>Lacrosse came to Avonna Usher, a 16-year-old junior at Granite Bay High School northeast of Sacramento, the way sports come to many young athletes—at school. The pure pleasure of …

Education

Alabama Bans Pitchers of Margaritas with Dumb New Law [Updated]

So much for "large format" cocktails<p><i>Update: Shortly after banning the sale of pitchers of cocktails, the state of Alabama has</i> <i>called off the ban</i><i>.</i><p>Bad …

Equality

A one-man Republican party: 10 things you didn't know about US Senate hopeful Kid Rock

He's a millionaire and former rapper who now hosts friends he calls "hillbillies" on his huntin', shootin' and fishin' estate in Alabama, while mingling with rock royalty at his Miami beach house. Kid Rock may be somewhat of a musical laughing stock in the UK, but in America he's a proud redneck …

Kid Rock

Alabama schools struggle with teacher diversity

Recently researchers found black students who have a black teacher at least once in grades three through five are less likely to drop out of high …

Education

Alabama calls off ban on pitchers of margaritas

The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board announced an end to the pitcher prohibition a day after al.com published a column criticizing the …