Farmers buoyed but cautious as China resumes buying soybeans
Farmers buoyed but cautious as China resumes buying soybeans

The resumption of soybean sales to China is encouraging to American farmers who've seen the value of their crop plummet amid a trade war with the world's second-largest economy.

NASA moves liquid hydrogen tank to Huntsville for testing
NASA moves liquid hydrogen tank to Huntsville for testing

NASA is moving a massive liquid hydrogen tank to Huntsville, Alabama for testing as part of its plans to eventually return to the moon.

Woman dies after apartment fire in Alabama
Woman dies after apartment fire in Alabama

An Alabama woman has died after an apartment fire.

Latino voters allowed to join Alabama suit over Census
Latino voters allowed to join Alabama suit over Census

A federal judge says out-of-state voters can intervene in Alabama's lawsuit trying to exclude people living in the country illegally from being counted in the 2020 U.S. Census.

Alabama man convicted of killing couple next door in 2015
Alabama man convicted of killing couple next door in 2015

Prosecutors say a man who killed a couple next door, believing they were responsible for breaking into his home, has been found guilty by an Alabama jury.

46-year-old man seeks youthful offender status in rape case
46-year-old man seeks youthful offender status in rape case

A middle-aged man charged with raping a child almost 30 years ago is asking a judge to treat him as a youthful offender.

Alabama kicking off bicentennial year
Alabama kicking off bicentennial year

The state of Alabama is getting ready to celebrate its 200th birthday.

Death row executions remain near historic lows in 2018
Death row executions remain near historic lows in 2018

Three states resumed executions of death row inmates in 2018 after long breaks, but nationwide, executions remained near historic lows. That's according to an annual report on the death penalty released Friday.

$24M tea, sugar production plant breaks ground in Alabama
$24M tea, sugar production plant breaks ground in Alabama

The makers of Sweet Brew Tea and Lemonade are building a facility in Alabama to house its tea and sugar production.

Feds: US fishermen had good year aided by lobsters, scallops
Feds: US fishermen had good year aided by lobsters, scallops

The federal government says U.S. commercial fishing generated more than $144 billion in sales in 2016, a total about in line with trends of recent years.

89-year-old Alabama woman jailed over messy appliance store
89-year-old Alabama woman jailed over messy appliance store

An 89-year-old Alabama woman is free after spending what she describes as her first night in jail for failing to clean up her small-town appliance store.

Alabama AG taking over case of black man killed by police
Alabama AG taking over case of black man killed by police

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall says he is taking over the investigation into the police killing of a black man inside the state's largest shopping mall on Thanksgiving night.

Body found in North Carolina identified as Alabama man, 54
Body found in North Carolina identified as Alabama man, 54

Authorities say a body found in North Carolina earlier this month is that of an Alabama man.

Postal workers accused of stealing mail, trafficking weed
Postal workers accused of stealing mail, trafficking weed

Four U.S. Postal Service workers in Alabama are accused of stealing packages in connection with a marijuana distribution scheme.

Birmingham breaking ground on new 55,000-seat stadium
Birmingham breaking ground on new 55,000-seat stadium

Work is ramping up on a new outdoor stadium in Birmingham.

Alabama man gets life in roommate's slaying
Alabama man gets life in roommate's slaying

A judge has sentenced an Alabama man to life without parole in the killing of his roommate more than five years ago.

Man admits to shooting roommate, dumping body in Alabama
Man admits to shooting roommate, dumping body in Alabama

A man has admitted to fatally shooting his roommate in Atlanta in 2014, sending a picture of the body to a friend and dumping it in Alabama.

AP Interview: Jones says farmers scared by Trump's tariffs
AP Interview: Jones says farmers scared by Trump's tariffs

Democratic Sen. Doug Jones says President Donald Trump's talk of tariffs is sparking questions and anxiety back home in Alabama, including from soybean farmers who are "scared to death."

Judge considers sanctioning Alabama prisons for mental care
Judge considers sanctioning Alabama prisons for mental care

A federal judge is considering whether to hold Alabama prisons in contempt of court for failing to provide inmates with adequate mental health care.

Teen arrested in Alabama teen's hit-and-run death
Teen arrested in Alabama teen's hit-and-run death

An Alabama teen has been arrested and charged in the death of a 15-year-old girl earlier this month.

Judge rules Alabama sheriff not immune from blogger's suit
Judge rules Alabama sheriff not immune from blogger's suit

A federal judge says a blogger can sue an Alabama sheriff for allegedly trying to silence her criticism of the officer.

Alabama mall shooting protest organizer arrested
Alabama mall shooting protest organizer arrested

An organizer of protests following the shooting of a black man by an Alabama police officer last month has been arrested on earlier charges.

Sessions: "I don't follow tweets as closely as I used to"
Sessions: "I don't follow tweets as closely as I used to"

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is praising what he calls President Donald Trump policy accomplishments while adding that he doesn't "follow tweets as closely" as he used to.

Organizers seek expanded boycott following mall shooting
Organizers seek expanded boycott following mall shooting

Protesters demonstrating against the fatal police shooting of a black man at Alabama's largest shopping mall are trying to expand an economic boycott over the killing.

Police: Man arrested in 1989 rape of girl in Alabama
Police: Man arrested in 1989 rape of girl in Alabama

Police have made an arrest in the rape of a 3-year-old girl in Alabama after nearly three decades.

1 women killed, 2 others hurt in Alabama shooting
1 women killed, 2 others hurt in Alabama shooting

One woman has died and two others were hurt in a shooting in Alabama's largest city.

Icy roads cause travel problems, school delays in Alabama
Icy roads cause travel problems, school delays in Alabama

Icy roads are causing travel problems in north Alabama.

Police in Alabama identify man who died in police standoff
Police in Alabama identify man who died in police standoff

Authorities in Alabama have identified a man found dead in a house fire that occurred during a standoff with police.

Officials: 2 inmates wounded in Alabama prison fight
Officials: 2 inmates wounded in Alabama prison fight

The Alabama Department of Corrections says two inmates at an Atmore correctional facility have been wounded in a fight.

2 woman charged with taking drugs into prison
2 woman charged with taking drugs into prison

Two women are charged with taking drugs into an Alabama prison while visiting male inmates.

Report: Alabama prison homicide rate highest in nation
Report: Alabama prison homicide rate highest in nation

A new report suggests that Alabama has the deadliest prisons in the country.

Report: Alabama prison homicide rate highest in nation
Report: Alabama prison homicide rate highest in nation

A new report suggests that Alabama has the deadliest prisons in the country.

Man accused of traveling to meet child for unlawful sex act
Man accused of traveling to meet child for unlawful sex act

A Florida man has been charged in Alabama with traveling to meet a child for an unlawful sex act.

Teen arrested after alleged threat to Alabama school
Teen arrested after alleged threat to Alabama school

Authorities have arrested a 14-year-old following what they describe as a threatening social media post that hurt attendance at an Alabama middle school.

Police: Shots from car kill 1, wound 1 sitting in other car
Police: Shots from car kill 1, wound 1 sitting in other car

Police say a man who was shot and killed inside a car is the 100th homicide victim this year in Alabama's most populous city.

Wintry mix falling in north Alabama, no problems forecast
Wintry mix falling in north Alabama, no problems forecast

Forecasters say they don't expect any problems from a wintry mix of snow and rain that's falling in parts of north Alabama.

Alabama man indicted in death of elderly mother
Alabama man indicted in death of elderly mother

An Alabama man has been indicted on a murder charge in the strangling death of his mother earlier this year.

3 arrested in protests over Alabama police shooting
3 arrested in protests over Alabama police shooting

Three people have been arrested in the continuing protests over the fatal police shooting of a black man inside Alabama's largest shopping mall on Thanksgiving night.

Hearing set for man seeking appeal in Auburn student slaying
Hearing set for man seeking appeal in Auburn student slaying

A hearing has been set for an Alabama man seeking a new trial over his death sentence for kidnapping and killing an Auburn University student.

Alabama Gov. Ivey announces inauguration theme
Alabama Gov. Ivey announces inauguration theme

The theme for Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey inauguration will be "Keep Alabama Growing."

The Latest: Snow, sleet and freezing rain take aim at South
The Latest: Snow, sleet and freezing rain take aim at South

The Latest on the South's severe weather (all times local):

Aircraft technician with Tuskegee Airmen dies at 100 in NYC
Aircraft technician with Tuskegee Airmen dies at 100 in NYC

A New York City man who served as an aircraft technician with the famed all-black Tuskegee Airmen has died at 100 years of age.

Air Base education options is Maxwell group's focus
Air Base education options is Maxwell group's focus

A newly formed group at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama is aiming to improve the education options for military families.

Georgia battles Uber in dispute over millions of dollars
Georgia battles Uber in dispute over millions of dollars

Uber could owe tens of millions of dollars to Georgia if the state is successful in a legal battle.

Legislative orientation held next week.
Legislative orientation held next week.

Members of the Alabama Legislature will soon be in Montgomery for legislative orientation.

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