Death sentence vacated for man who threw children off bridge
Death sentence vacated for man who threw children off bridge

A man convicted of killing four children by throwing them from an Alabama bridge has had his death sentence reduced to life imprisonment after tests showed he had an IQ of 51.

Man charged in Alabama shooting death arrested in Arkansas
Man charged in Alabama shooting death arrested in Arkansas

U.S. Marshals say a man sought on a capital murder warrant in a deadly shooting in Alabama has been arrested in Arkansas.

Death sentence vacated for man who threw children off bridge
Death sentence vacated for man who threw children off bridge

A man convicted of killed four children by throwing them from a bridge has had his death sentence reduced to life imprisonment after tests showed he had an IQ of 51.

Ivey issues moratorium on early paroles
Ivey issues moratorium on early paroles

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has placed a moratorium on early paroles following concerns that the state parole board had freed violent offenders.

News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. CDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. CDT

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has placed a moratorium on early paroles following concerns that the state parole board had freed violent offenders. Ivey announced the action in a Monday press conference with Attorney General Steve...

The Latest: Officials criticize slow cellphone restoration
The Latest: Officials criticize slow cellphone restoration

The Latest on recovery efforts after Hurricane Michael (all times local):

2nd person dies from injuries in Alabama wreck
2nd person dies from injuries in Alabama wreck

A second person has died from her injuries after a wreck in Alabama.

Man dies after being shot at Alabama apartment complex
Man dies after being shot at Alabama apartment complex

A man has died after being shot and wounded at an apartment complex in Alabama.

Trump to visit Florida, Georgia; search ongoing for missing
Trump to visit Florida, Georgia; search ongoing for missing

Upon touring the damage in several towns along Florida's Panhandle, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long called the destruction left by Hurricane Michael some of the worst he's ever seen.

Mississippi aerospace firm shares in $25.5 billion contract
Mississippi aerospace firm shares in $25.5 billion contract

A Mississippi aerospace company will share a contract worth up to $25.5 billion to provide parts for military vehicles over the next 10 years.

Kick-off to creation of 'mega' sports complex to happen soon
Kick-off to creation of 'mega' sports complex to happen soon

Work is set to begin soon on a "mega sports complex" in northeast Alabama.

The Latest: 2 Florida prisons damaged by hurricane
The Latest: 2 Florida prisons damaged by hurricane

The Latest on communities struggling in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael (all times local):

Florida officials fear Michael's death toll will rise
Florida officials fear Michael's death toll will rise

Search and rescue personnel are continuing to comb through the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community destroyed by Hurricane Michael, which has left hundreds thousands without power and without easy access to supplies.

Trump Oks disaster relief for 4 Alabama counties
Trump Oks disaster relief for 4 Alabama counties

President Donald Trump has approved federal disaster aid relief for four Alabama counties affected by Hurricane Michael.

The Latest: Utilities slowly come back in storm-hit Florida
The Latest: Utilities slowly come back in storm-hit Florida

The Latest on the aftermath of Hurricane Michael (all times local):

Jefferson County sheriff's deputies now wearing body cameras
Jefferson County sheriff's deputies now wearing body cameras

Sheriff's deputies in one of Alabama's largest counties are now armed with body cameras.

Mississippi to get nearly $500,000 in securities settlement
Mississippi to get nearly $500,000 in securities settlement

Mississippi will get nearly $500,000 in a settlement involving a company that was selling unregistered securities.

Alabama eyeing constitutional amendment on abortion
Alabama eyeing constitutional amendment on abortion

Alabama voters will decide whether to add anti-abortion language into the state constitution that the state recognizes the "rights of unborn children"

Hurricane survivors wander debris, search for the missing
Hurricane survivors wander debris, search for the missing

While most residents of Mexico Beach, Florida, fled ahead of Hurricane Michael's arrival, others stayed to face the hurricane.

Official: Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town
Official: Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town

Search and rescue teams have found a body in the Florida Panhandle town that was nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, and officials are expressing little doubt that the death toll would rise further.

Selma mayor files lawsuit against city council
Selma mayor files lawsuit against city council

The mayor of Selma has filed a lawsuit against the city council over an effort to take away his appointment powers.

2 Alabama women charged in shooting death
2 Alabama women charged in shooting death

Two women have been arrested and charged with capital murder in the shooting death of an Alabama man last week.

US Senate confirms Liles Burke as federal judge in Alabama
US Senate confirms Liles Burke as federal judge in Alabama

The U.S. Senate has confirmed an Alabama man for the federal bench in the state.

Harrowing tales of survival from town ravaged by storm
Harrowing tales of survival from town ravaged by storm

Residents of Mexico Beach that stayed during the storm are emerging from the debris with harrowing tales. Others, who evacuated, are coming to grips with the fact that much of their community was destroyed by Hurricane...

Georgia girl, 11, dies as Michael hurls debris through roof
Georgia girl, 11, dies as Michael hurls debris through roof

It seemed that Sarah Radney was safe inside her grandparents' home when Hurricane Michael roared into southwest Georgia after smashing across the Florida Panhandle. If the family feared anything, it was probably...

Police officials ID man killed in triple shooting in Alabama
Police officials ID man killed in triple shooting in Alabama

Police officials have identified a man killed in a triple shooting in Alabama.

The Latest: Florida psychiatric hospital 'cut off' by storm
The Latest: Florida psychiatric hospital 'cut off' by storm

The Latest on the impact of Hurricane Michael's destructive path across the southeastern U.S. (all times local):

Pence cancels visit to Georgia, Alabama
Pence cancels visit to Georgia, Alabama

Vice President Mike Pence has cancelled a planned visit to Georgia and Alabama.

Corrections: 2 correctional officers injured after assault
Corrections: 2 correctional officers injured after assault

The state prison system says two corrections officers have been injured after being assaulted by inmates.

Appalachian commission awards $26M to struggling coal towns
Appalachian commission awards $26M to struggling coal towns

The Appalachian Regional Commission is spreading $26.5 million in awards to nine states to assist struggling coal communities.

Founder of grocery chain dies at age 66
Founder of grocery chain dies at age 66

Greg Calhoun, a Montgomery businessman and founder of a chain of minority-owned supermarkets, has died.

Former Alabama officer gets 1 year in prison for fatal wreck
Former Alabama officer gets 1 year in prison for fatal wreck

A former police office in Alabama has been sentenced to one year in jail for a wreck that killed a woman nearly two years ago.

Alabama authorities identify teen found shot on I-65
Alabama authorities identify teen found shot on I-65

Officials in Alabama have identified a teen found shot and wounded in a vehicle along Interstate 65 earlier this week.

Agency to consider suspension of doctor convicted of assault
Agency to consider suspension of doctor convicted of assault

The Alabama Medical Licensure Commission is holding an emergency meeting to vote on whether to suspend the medical license of a Decatur man accused of sexually assaulting patients.

Vice president visiting Georgia and Alabama on Thursday
Vice president visiting Georgia and Alabama on Thursday

Vice President Mike Pence is planning to visit Georgia and Alabama on Thursday.

Trial delayed for South Carolina man in killing his 5 kids
Trial delayed for South Carolina man in killing his 5 kids

A judge has delayed until next year the death penalty trial of a South Carolina man charged with killing his five children.

Stranded driver pinned between cars, seriously injured
Stranded driver pinned between cars, seriously injured

Police say a stranded driver has been pinned between two cars on a highway in Alabama and taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The Latest: North Carolina declares emergency before Michael
The Latest: North Carolina declares emergency before Michael

The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times Eastern):

Florida Panhandle braces for 1st major hurricane in years
Florida Panhandle braces for 1st major hurricane in years

Hurricane Michael is roaring down on the Florida Panhandle, gaining strength so quickly that forecasters expect it to become a Category 4 monster once it slams into the white-sand beaches, fishing villages and coastal...

Search and rescue team from Tennessee sent to Alabama
Search and rescue team from Tennessee sent to Alabama

A search and rescue team from Tennessee has been deployed to Alabama ahead of the expected arrival of Hurricane Michael.

Appellate court upholds murder conviction for man
Appellate court upholds murder conviction for man

An appellate court has upheld the murder conviction of a man who spent a decade in jail before going to trial.

Police: Man whips boy, puts him in bathtub of hot water
Police: Man whips boy, puts him in bathtub of hot water

Police in Alabama say a man whipped his girlfriend's 3-year-old son and then put him in a bathtub of scalding water.

The Latest: Tennessee rescue team deploying to Florida
The Latest: Tennessee rescue team deploying to Florida

The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times local):

Woman accused of stealing cars on test drives in Alabama
Woman accused of stealing cars on test drives in Alabama

Police say an Alabama woman took a BMW and several other cars for test drives and never returned them to the dealerships.

Jail guard in Alabama arrested on drug charges
Jail guard in Alabama arrested on drug charges

A correctional officer in Alabama has been arrested and charged with bringing drugs into a county jail.

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