MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey's office said Thursday that the 77-year-old governor remains “healthy and cancer-free" and dismissed rumors that she is having health issues.
Ivey spokeswoman Gina Maiola issued the statement after a week of rumors and media inquiries about Ivey's health and whereabouts.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A north Alabama music festival that put the spotlight on chamber music has shut down after 13 years and nearly 100 performances by classical musicians from around the world.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama wide receiver JoJo Earle is expected to miss the first month of the season with a broken foot.
Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said Wednesday that Earle sustained a Jones fracture in practice “a couple of days ago”.
OZARK, Ala. (AP) — A judge rescheduled the trial of an Alabama trucker charged with murder in the killings of two teenagers in 1999 after too few jurors showed up for the start of the case.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A family-owned Alabama cabinet company plans to invest nearly $17 million in an expansion project that will create 415 jobs over five years.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles on Tuesday denied parole to an inmate accused of killing three people during his last release from prison.
The board, as expected, denied parole to Jimmy O'Neil Spencer whose previous release from prison drew outrage and a move to restrict paroles in the state.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is one of 15 states that do not ask voters to register with a political party ahead of a voting in a primary. Some Republicans argue it’s time to change that.
The Alabama Republican Party will take a vote this weekend on whether to support a party registration requirement for primaries, also known as having a closed primary.
MOULTON, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama deputy shot and killed a man who pointed a modified flare gun at him after fleeing a traffic stop, law enforcement officials said.
The Lawrence County Sheriff's office said Marty Hutto, 50, was shot and killed Saturday after he pointed a gun at the deputy.
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Jury selection begins this week in the trial of a truck driver accused of killing two Alabama teenagers in 1999.
Coley McCraney, 48, is charged with capital murder in the slayings of J.B.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ ProAssurance Corp. (PRA) on Monday reported a loss of $1.7 million in its second quarter.
The Birmingham, Alabama-based company said it had a loss of 3 cents per share.
Alabama was voted No. 1 in the preseason USA Today coaches' poll released Monday, with Ohio State second and defending national champion Georgia third.
The Associated Press preseason Top 25 will be released Aug.
VINCENT, Ala. (AP) — A racist text message sent by a police officer has prompted officials in a small Alabama town to disband their police department and fire the police chief and assistant chief.
Vincent Mayor James Latimore on Thursday confirmed that Police Chief James Srygley and Assistant Chief John L.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal appeals court will hear arguments in November over Alabama’s efforts to outlaw the use of gender-affirming medications to treat transgender minors.
Alabama is asking a federal appeals court to lift an injunction and let it enforce a law that would make it a felony to give puberty blockers or hormones to transgender minors to help affirm their gender identity.
OZARK, Ala. (AP) — A woman whose claims about police being involved in the decades-old killings of two Alabama teens found dead in a car trunk fueled a social media frenzy several years ago now says she was lying the whole time.
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) _ Construction Partners Inc. (ROAD) on Friday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $12.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Dothan, Alabama-based company said it had net income of 23 cents.
A 12-year-old girl who was held captive for a week in a mobile home with the dismembered remains of her mother and brother provided key information that led to the arrest of the woman's live-in boyfriend, authorities said Thursday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ Vulcan Materials Co. (VMC) on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $187.3 million.
The Birmingham, Alabama-based company said it had profit of $1.40 per share. Earnings, adjusted to account for discontinued operations and non-recurring costs, were $1.53 per share.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) _ Adtran Inc. (ADTN) on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $2.1 million.
On a per-share basis, the Huntsville, Alabama-based company said it had net income of 4 cents.
A man accused of abducting a 12-year-old who escaped by chewing her way out of restraints after a week in captivity at a rural mobile home was charged with killing a woman and juvenile found dismembered inside the residence, authorities said Wednesday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A federal oversight board ordered the United Mine Workers of America to pay more than $13 million in compensation to an Alabama coal company where members have been on strike for more than a year, a ruling the union said Wednesday it would challenge.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Longtime Alabama radio announcer Eli Gold will miss the start of the football season due to health issues.
Jim Carabin, vice president and general manager of Crimson Tide Sports Marketing, said Wednesday that Chris Stewart will take over play-by-play duties in his absence.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations.
The Birmingham, Alabama-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $274.7 million, or 46 cents per share, in the period.
MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — A hospital system with properties in Mississippi and Alabama has merged with a health system based in Louisiana.
On Monday, Rush Health Systems became Ochsner Rush Health, the Meridian Star reported.
HAYNEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — When there's heavy rain, human waste from the pond of sewage across the street from Charlie Mae Holcomb’s home covers her front yard in rural Alabama. She can’t remember how many times she’s had to rip the flooring out of her small brick house because raw sewage backed up out the pipes.
DADEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A 12-year-old girl held captive in a rural Alabama residence escaped and was discovered walking along a road, prompting an investigation that led police to discover two decomposing bodies at the home where she had been kept, authorities said Tuesday.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) _ Computer Programs and Systems Inc. (CPSI) on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $3.1 million.
The Mobile, Alabama-based company said it had net income of 21 cents per share.
EUTAW, Ala. (AP) — There’s not much in Greene County, a place that stands out even in impoverished west Alabama for its neediness. So the tornado that settled down upon one of its most densely populated areas, a housing community full of seniors and low-income families, felt like a particularly cruel blow.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ Encompass Health Corp. (EHC) on Monday reported second-quarter net income of $48.7 million.
On a per-share basis, the Birmingham, Alabama-based company said it had profit of 49 cents.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Justice Department is urging a federal judge to let a class-action lawsuit go forward against an Alabama town accused of policing for profit with excessive fines and aggressive enforcement of local laws.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Joe Biden has nominated the former board chairman of the nation’s largest public utility to rejoin the panel.
Huntsville, Alabama attorney Joe Ritch is Biden’s pick to return to the board of the Tennessee Valley Authority.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s prison system said Friday that the execution of an Alabama inmate was delayed because of the time it took to establish an intravenous line to the inmate.
The state offered more information about the hourslong delay that observers said was troubling and unusual.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama grand jury has indicted a 70-year-old man on capital murder charges in the fatal shootings of three people at a church potluck dinner in June, according to court records made public Friday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Two Americans captured while fighting with the Ukrainian Army apparently have been sent to a prison where they are spending all their time together, the family of one of the men said.
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama inmate convicted of killing his former girlfriend decades ago was executed Thursday night despite pleas from the victim’s family to spare his life.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A $2.7 billion plan to ease traffic along the northern Gulf Coast in Alabama with the construction of a new Interstate 10 bridge and highway through Mobile has taken a step forward with approval from two key planning organizations.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's governor said Wednesday that she has decided the state will proceed later this week with a plan to execute a man convicted of killing his former girlfriend decades ago, overriding a plea from the victim's family to spare the man's life.
LONDON (AP) — Crystal Palace confirmed the signing of United States center-back Chris Richards from Bayern Munich on Wednesday.
The 22-year-old Richards signed a five-year contract with the south London club, which paid Bayern a fee reported to be about $15 million.
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The Swiss owner of a pulp mill in Alabama said Wednesday that it is investing $80 million to increase the amount of absorbent pulp it can produce there.
The second line at the GP Cellulose Alabama River mill near Monroeville should be able to produce rolls of the absorbent material called fluff pulp in late 2023, a news release said.
Terryln Hall was just 6 years old when her mother, Faith, was fatally shot by a former boyfriend.
Now, nearly 30 years later, Hall and her sister — along with their uncle — oppose Alabama’s plan to execute the man who killed their mother.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) _ Auburn National Bancorporation Inc. (AUBN) on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $1.8 million.
The bank, based in Auburn, Alabama, said it had earnings of 51 cents per share.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have only one draft pick still unsigned after agreeing to terms Friday with cornerback Roger McCreary.
The Titans report for training camp Tuesday with quarterback Malik Willis unsigned.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Two babies were killed when a huge tree crashed into a home during a storm with wind gusts near 50 mph (80 kph) in Alabama, and officials said a third child was killed by a falling tree in Maine.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The plan wasn’t for Georgia Tech to lose top running back Jahmyr Gibbs as a transfer to Alabama in the Southeastern Conference. Yet the Atlantic Coast Conference school has found its share of help from the SEC, too, in the form of seven transfers.
ATLANTA (AP) — Two-time defending champion Alabama was predicted to win a third consecutive Southeastern Conference title in voting by media attending this week's SEC Media Days.
Alabama beat Georgia in last year's SEC championship game in Atlanta before losing to the Bulldogs in the national title game.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's unemployment rate dropped to 2.6% in June, marking the third straight month with a record low for the state, officials said Friday.
The rate, which dropped one-tenth of a percentage point from May, represented 60,388 people without jobs statewide, a new record low, according to a statement by Gov.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ Regions Financial Corp. (RF) on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $583 million.
The bank, based in Birmingham, Alabama, said it had earnings of 59 cents per share.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A large tree toppled into a home in the Alabama city of Birmingham during passing storms Thursday, killing two young children and injuring at least three other people, authorities said.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Alabama inmate who authorities say escaped from jail this spring with the help of a corrections official was indicted Thursday on federal weapons charges in Indiana, where the manhunt for the duo came to a bloody end.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Four one-time Alabama educators have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a scheme to fraudulently enroll students from private schools in online public schools.
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman provided a gun to juveniles and then drove them to and from the scene of a shooting, police said Thursday. She was arrested on multiple charges.
Several youths were involved in a confrontation on July 15 before leaving the scene and returning in a vehicle driven by Shakita Leann Crittenton, 35, according to a statement from the Dothan Police Department.