Alabama

A few strong storms possible in parts of Alabama today -- and a lot of rain

Up to 3 inches of rain possible in some areas today, with a risk of severe weather in south Alabama.

Weather

North Alabama has strongest earthquake of 2017

What's believed to be the strongest earthquake to be detected in north Alabama this year occurred Friday morning near Scottsboro.<p>According to the …

Earthquakes

6 finalists chosen for Alabama Launchpad

And then there were six.<p>That's the number of Alabama startups that have made it to the finale of the Alabama Launchpad, the competition sponsored by …

Startups

Man Executed For Killing Alabama Police Officer

Policing

Russian Twitter bots invade Roy Moore's account; Senate candidate blames Doug Jones, Dems

Moore's Twitter following surged over the weekend, and the Republican Senate candidate is blaming his Democratic opponent, Doug Jones.

Roy Moore

It's finally going to feel like fall starting on Monday

A cold front will bring rain today, but then cooler temperatures starting on Monday.

Weather

Former Alabama firefighter sentenced for arson

A former volunteer firefighter will spend time on probation and pay fines after pleaded guilty to setting three fires in central Alabama.<p>An Elmore …

Business

Hurricane Nate bringing 'significant' impacts to Alabama

Storm has moved inland in Mississippi. New tornado watch issued for more of Alabama.

Weather

Hurricane Nate on path for second landfall soon

Forecasters no longer think Nate will reach Category 2 intensity.

Weather

Want to know what divides this country? Come to Alabama

Also important to that redemption narrative is the South’s belated prosecution of civil rights era crimes, and one of its major protagonists is Doug …

Conservative View

Alabama director of basketball operations resigns following FBI probe

The FBI’s investigation into the recruiting tactics of NCAA college basketball programs that arrested 10 men has claimed another job in Alabama …

Basketball

Raw Travel In Sweet Home Alabama

Alabama is raw, and as much as I dislike describing a place as authentic, it is true of Alabama.The regional drawl, unpretentious dining, laid-back …

Paddleboarding

Exploring Moundville Archeological Park in Central Alabama - Never Too Old To Travel

As one the top cultural sites in the state of Alabama and the second-largest human archeological site east of the mighty Mississippi River, …

North America

Lab Tech Charged with Diluting Pain Meds Meant for Dying Cancer Patients to Feed His Opioid Addiction

A man who worked as the lead tech in an Alabama pharmacy is accused of diluting painkilling medications administered by IV to dying cancer patients …

Crime

Alabama basketball staffer resigns as school conducts internal probe

A man who once worked in NCAA enforcement may be in for a visit from his old bosses.<p>Alabama basketball administrator Kobie Baker is the latest …

College & University

Vote for the Central Alabama volleyball Player of the Week

The volleyball Player of the Week from Central Alabama will be decided by fans so make your choice by selecting from the list below.<p>Voting will end …

College Football

Read the Memo on the Implications of the Alabama Race for Republicans

The New York Times obtained a confidential memo on Wednesday about the Alabama Senate race, circulated to Republican donors by allies of Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader. In it, an adviser to Mr. McConnell warns that conservative voters have turned against congressional Republicans.

News (U.S.)

Alabama Republicans go to the polls

When most senate candidates arrive to vote, they don't have to tie up their horses first. Luther Strange, the Trump-nominated incumbent, arrived on …

Politics

Paddling on North Alabama's Flint River just got easier

One of the first challenges of kayaking or canoeing is getting your boat into the water. North Alabama and middle Tennessee have great rivers, …

American South

Alabama Sen primary pits Trump against Bannon

Trump's pick in the Alabama GOP Senate primary faces Bannon's choice today. CNN's Alex Marquardt reports.

Politics

Pharmacy tech took pain drugs from dying cancer patients, authorities say

Johnathon William Click, a 30-year-old Bessemer man, is charged federally with tampering with consumer products in reckless disregard for the risk …

United States

Red Land Cotton creating heirloom linen sheets from Alabama crops

Red Land Cotton recalls a time when textiles regularly employed hundreds of people at mills in small towns throughout the South.

Cotton

Who should be the Birmingham/Central Alabama Player of the Week? Vote now

Remember, AL.com polls are not scientific and reflect only the opinion of those who choose to participate.

College Football

'Killer Instinct' episode focuses on bizarre Lower Alabama murder case

A bizarre Lower Alabama murder case in which a suspect literally butchered his own tongue in an effort to mislead investigators will get some …

Crime

Hurricane Irma: Tropical storm warnings expanded to north Alabama

Irma could bring high winds and heavy rain to Alabama starting on Monday.

Weather

Record lows last night for several Alabama cities, more possible tonight

It was cool enough to break or tie a few records in Alabama last night.<p>According to the National Weather Service low temperature records were broken …

Global Warming

2012 Paralympian gold medalist to headline United Way Campaign Kickoff

2012 Paralympic gold medalist Mallory Weggemann will headline the 2017 United Way Campaign Kickoff on Thursday, Sept. 7 from noon to 1 p.m. in the …

Olympics

Meet the 2017 SAVEUR Blog Awards Finalists: Our 6 Best Baking Blogs

Have a sweet tooth? Get ready to get sweet on these<p>The SAVEUR Blog Awards are here, and from a pool of tens of thousands of reader nominations we’ve …

Food

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. …

BBQ

Four eclipse-related eye injuries reported in Central Alabama

On Monday, millions took a moment out of the day to witness a solar eclipse across America.<p>Central Alabama was not in the path of totality. Instead, …

Astronomy