German firm to build headquarters in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
German firm to build headquarters in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

A German firm is opening its new North American headquarters in Alabama.

Law would protect those who break into hot cars to save pets
Law would protect those who break into hot cars to save pets

A Georgia lawmaker is seeking protection for people who break into cars to rescue pets in hot weather.

Work begins on $15.8M parking garage for children's hospital
Work begins on $15.8M parking garage for children's hospital

Work has begun on a $15.8 million parking garage at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

Return to sender: High court to hear undeliverable mail case
Return to sender: High court to hear undeliverable mail case

The Supreme Court is taking up a case involving an Alabama man who developed a way to process undeliverable mail.

Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager
Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

The victims of a disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to the plant manager. A look at the victims:

The Latest: Police name Alabama officer shot following call
The Latest: Police name Alabama officer shot following call

The Latest on an officer involved shooting in Alabama (all times local):

Mother indicted in death of infant son
Mother indicted in death of infant son

A 25-year-old Alabama mother has been charged with murder in the death of her infant son last year.

Officer shot multiple times, suspects die in subsequent fire
Officer shot multiple times, suspects die in subsequent fire

A police officer in Alabama shot multiple times after responding to reports of an armed robbery is recovering, while two suspects are believed to have died in a fire following a shootout.

Daughter takes over seat of longest serving state senator
Daughter takes over seat of longest serving state senator

For nearly 40 years, state Sen. Hank Sanders of Selma was a fixture of the Alabama Statehouse.

Old school gym to become community center in Huntsville
Old school gym to become community center in Huntsville

The city of Huntsville plans to spend more than $5 million to transform an old high school gymnasium into a community center.

State justices stay ruling against Confederate monument law
State justices stay ruling against Confederate monument law

The Alabama Supreme Court has stayed a judge's order that overturned a state law protecting Confederate monuments.

Trump picks former Alabama official to lead FEMA
Trump picks former Alabama official to lead FEMA

President Donald Trump says he will nominate a former Alabama official to head the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Myron Penn to run for Democratic Party chair
Myron Penn to run for Democratic Party chair

Former state Sen. Myron Penn is running for the chairman of the Alabama Democratic Party in new leadership elections ordered by national party officials.

Flu still on the rise in Alabama
Flu still on the rise in Alabama

Flu cases are still on the rise in Alabama.

Judge OKs bond for men charged in heart attack death
Judge OKs bond for men charged in heart attack death

A judge in Alabama has approved bond for two men charged with murder after a business owner they confronted died of a heart attack.

Plan to honor former mayor convicted of bribery
Plan to honor former mayor convicted of bribery

A plan to honor a former Alabama mayor who went to prison for bribery is sparking disagreement in Birmingham.

Toll planned for $2B bridge span crossing Mobile River, bay
Toll planned for $2B bridge span crossing Mobile River, bay

Tolls will help finance a new, $2 billion bridge that will cross the Mobile River and Mobile Bay on Alabama's coast.

Panel urges new election for state Democratic Party leaders
Panel urges new election for state Democratic Party leaders

A national party committee is recommending the Alabama Democratic Party hold new elections for leaders within 90 days.

Federal utility picks exec of Canada power company as CEO
Federal utility picks exec of Canada power company as CEO

The nation's largest public utility has picked the leader of one of Canada's largest power companies to head the $11 billion federal corporation.

City seeks to maintain Confederate monument ruling
City seeks to maintain Confederate monument ruling

The city of Birmingham is asking a judge to maintain his ruling that overturned a state law protecting Confederate monuments.

Man charged in killing of Alabama police officer
Man charged in killing of Alabama police officer

A suspect has been charged with capital murder in the shooting death of a Birmingham police officer last month.

2 dead, 1 hurt in shooting near Alabama recreation center
2 dead, 1 hurt in shooting near Alabama recreation center

Two people have died and a third person was hurt in a shooting near a recreation center in northern Alabama.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump hails auto revival that's not happened
AP FACT CHECK: Trump hails auto revival that's not happened

President Donald Trump is hailing a renaissance in U.S. auto manufacturing that has not happened. The industry is chugging along without the "massive numbers" of car companies that he says are setting up shop in the country.

Georgiana hospital to close next month
Georgiana hospital to close next month

Alabama is losing another rural hospital.

Alabama mayor removed from office by council
Alabama mayor removed from office by council

A Birmingham-area mayor has been removed from office for failing to attend city meetings.

Gamblers bet on new US football league despite no history
Gamblers bet on new US football league despite no history

Almost no one knows the players and there's virtually no history to look back on.

Goodyear to lay off workers this year at Alabama plant
Goodyear to lay off workers this year at Alabama plant

A Goodyear official says the tire company is planning layoffs at an Alabama plant.

Alabama church returns $25,000 gift from casino
Alabama church returns $25,000 gift from casino

An Alabama church damaged by a tornado is returning a $25,000 donation from a casino because it doesn't support gambling.

Man indicted in wife's beating death at their Alabama home
Man indicted in wife's beating death at their Alabama home

A man has been indicted in the 2018 beating death of his wife at their Alabama home.

Former Alabama pastor faces South Carolina abuse charge
Former Alabama pastor faces South Carolina abuse charge

A former pastor intern now living in Alabama has been arrested and charged with sexual abuse in South Carolina more than 40 years ago.

Alabama Gov. Ivey unveils proposal to build new prisons
Alabama Gov. Ivey unveils proposal to build new prisons

Saying Alabama needs a solution to its ongoing prison crisis, Gov. Kay Ivey is seeking bids to build three large new prisons.

Alabama woman charged with embezzling $100,000 from store
Alabama woman charged with embezzling $100,000 from store

The former bookkeeper at a church thrift store in Alabama is charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the operation.

Alabama getting new area code for parts of state
Alabama getting new area code for parts of state

Alabama is getting a new area code.

Authorities: Veteran faked death to avoid child rape charges
Authorities: Veteran faked death to avoid child rape charges

Authorities are searching for a U.S. Army veteran accused of faking his death off the Alabama coast to avoid charges in Mississippi, where he is accused of raping and impregnating his 14-year-old stepdaughter.

Police: Man accused of having 3 wives is in custody in Ohio
Police: Man accused of having 3 wives is in custody in Ohio

A Maine man who is accused of being married to three different women in three different states is behind bars in Ohio.

Authorities: Hunter finds skull in remote area in Alabama
Authorities: Hunter finds skull in remote area in Alabama

Authorities say a hunter found a human skull in a remote area in Alabama.

Judge: Alabama has been 'indifferent' to isolated inmates
Judge: Alabama has been 'indifferent' to isolated inmates

A federal judge says Alabama has been "deliberately indifferent" about adequately checking on the mental health of state inmates placed in the isolation of segregation cells.

South Texas company recalls nearly 50 tons of chicken items
South Texas company recalls nearly 50 tons of chicken items

A South Texas company is recalling nearly 50 tons (45.36 metric tons) of chicken products due to misbranding and the labels not indicating the items contain an allergen - eggs.

US Steel cites Trump in resuming construction project
US Steel cites Trump in resuming construction project

U.S. Steel Corp. says it's restarting construction on an idled manufacturing facility in Alabama, and it's giving some of the credit to President Donald Trump's trade policies.

Inmate convicted of killing grandmother found dead in cell
Inmate convicted of killing grandmother found dead in cell

An Alabama inmate convicted of killing his grandmother has been found hanged in his cell.

Alabama police officer arrested on sex abuse charges
Alabama police officer arrested on sex abuse charges

A police sergeant in Alabama has been arrested on child sex abuse charges.

Police: Man shoots hunting partner in apparent mistake
Police: Man shoots hunting partner in apparent mistake

An apparent case of mistaken identity has left a hunter dead in southeastern Alabama.

Alabama church removes pew honoring Confederate president
Alabama church removes pew honoring Confederate president

An Alabama church has removed a pew honoring Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

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