MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A woman has been charged with reckless endangerment after her gun went off as she was attacked by two other women in a Walmart in Mobile, authorities said.
The gunshot struck her relative — a 5-year-old boy — in the foot on Tuesday, Al.com reported.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday issued the call for next week’s special session that largely focuses on prison construction as the chief response to the state’s longstanding problems in corrections.
The Auburn Tigers are hoping to once again enjoy the comforts of home as heavy favorites.
The 23rd-ranked Tigers return to Jordan-Hare Stadium for another home game that appears to be a mismatch, hosting Georgia State on Saturday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has averaged more than 100 deaths a day from COVID-19 over the last week, statistics showed Thursday, giving it the nation's highest death rate over the period even as hospitalizations linked to the coronavirus pandemic continue to decline.
BROOKWOOD, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama community marked the 20th anniversary Thursday of an underground explosion that killed more than a dozen coal miners in one of the state's worst mining disasters in generations.
Alabama is getting ready to face a team from Mississippi in Tuscaloosa, just not the one that fans are most anticipating.
The top-ranked Crimson Tide (3-0) host Southern Mississippi Saturday night in a game between two ranked Southeastern Conference opponents.
Southern Miss (1-2) at No. 1 Alabama (3-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (SEC Network).
Line: Alabama by 45 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dan Mullen is willing to perform a “Fancy Like” rendition at midfield.
The Florida coach vowed to sing, dance or “whatever we need” to entice fans to fill the Swamp again Saturday night against Southeastern Conference rival Tennessee (2-1, 0-0 SEC).
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Two African Servals that escaped captivity from a north Alabama business last week have been found and recaptured.
Both cats were found Wednesday and are now back home at 256Exotics in Huntsville, cuddling together in an enclosure, WHNT-TV reported.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vic Fangio says Urban Meyer told him coaching in the NFL is “like playing Alabama” every week.
Denver's coach relayed his conversation from last weekend with the embattled Jacksonville Jaguars coach to illustrate a point about parity in the NFL.
LAFAYETTE, Ala. (AP) — The mayor of an eastern Alabama city pleaded guilty Wednesday to using his official position or office for personal gain.
Lanett Mayor Jonathon Kyle McCoy was immediately removed from office following his plea to felony ethics violations and is barred from holding office again, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said in a news release.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama saw its number of available monoclonal antibody doses fall as federal officials try to ration the limited resource, but low-vaccination Southern states continued to receive some of the largest allocations.
PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) — A man who was attacked by a pit bull in eastern Alabama has died from his injuries, authorities said.
Phenix City police responded to a report of a dog bite early Tuesday morning, news outlets reported.
The St. Louis County prosecutor’s office is investigating an incident caught on cellphone video in which white officers allowed a police dog to repeatedly bite a Black man during an arrest.
OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A judge has scheduled sentencing for a former Alabama prosecutor who pleaded guilty to felony charges earlier this year.
Judge Pamela Baschab set a hearing on Oct. 5 for former Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes, who pleaded guilty in June to perjury and using his office for person gain, WTVM-TV reported.
WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama prison worker is free on bail after being charged with sex crimes involving two minors.
WSFA-TV reported that Daniel Sexton, 23, of Millbrook was charged with rape, two counts of sodomy and facilitating the travel of a child for a sex act.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Later, Gators. Chameleons might be a better team name for Florida this season.
Coach Dan Mullen has successfully transformed his finesse offense — the one that led the nation in passing in 2020 behind Kyle Trask, Kyle Pitts and Kadarius Toney — into a formidable ground attack that nearly stunned top-ranked and defending national champion Alabama.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday blamed crumbling infrastructure for the state’s prison problems as she prepares to call lawmakers back to Montgomery for a special session on prison construction.
One blowout win into the season, Alabama coach Nick Saban was griping about the hype surrounding a team that had “basically played one half of one game.”
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida's Panhandle are searching for the body of a 40-year-old woman whose roommate is already accused of her death.
Investigators have expanded their search for Latonya Baxter throughout parts of Pensacola and into Alabama, Pensacola police Chief Eric Randall said Monday.
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — A Texas man who was working for a contractor at an Alabama steel mill died after being struck by a forklift, authorities said.
Don Burton died at Huntsville Hospital following the accident, which occurred Monday morning, news outlets reported.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The number of COVID-19 patients in Alabama hospitals has fallen below 2,000, but medical officials cautioned Monday that hospitals and intensive care units remain full of largely unvaccinated patients and that deaths contributed to the decline.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A former armored truck driver admitted he staged a phony robbery with two others in Alabama was sentenced to two years in federal prison Monday.
Jonah Bessard, 26, had pleaded guilty earlier this year to the Jan.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson will “probably do a little bit more at practice” this week before the 11th-ranked Gators host Tennessee, coach Dan Mullen said Monday.
HAZEL GREEN, Ala. (AP) — A man who was kayaking with his children following heavy rains saved the kids when the current became too strong but couldn't get himself out of the water and drowned, officials said Monday.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A Toyota factory in north Alabama will add 450 jobs as the sole North American manufacturer of engines for the 2022 Tundra pickup truck, the company said Monday.
Employment at the Toyota Alabama plant will increase to 1,800 people, and the company said it plans to spend $288 million on the project, which is separate from a Toyota Mazda factory being constructed west of downtown Huntsville.
The teams that started the season ranked in the top four all won Saturday, none in particularly impressive fashion.
The result Sunday was Oklahoma, Clemson and Ohio State all dropped in The Associated Press college football poll for the second time this season.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man found shot to death over the weekend in the parking lot of a south Alabama shopping mall.
Bryan Maynard, 21, died at a hospital after he was found wounded in the parking lot of the Shoppes at Bel Air Mall on Saturday, Al.com reported.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Authorities on Sunday found the body of a man whose vehicle was overtaken by water during flash flooding in Tuscaloosa the day before.
A spokeswoman for the Tuscaloosa police, Stephanie Taylor, told Al.com that the man's body was found shortly before 8 a.m.
Clemson and Ohio State slipped to the back of the top 10 in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday and Penn State jumped four spots to No. 6 after another weekend in which lots of ranked teams had issues.
Alabama looked beatable for the first time.
Ohio State's defense still looks discombobulated, Clemson's offense still looks limp and Oklahoma still looks far from elite.
Maybe college football's season of the super teams won't be such a foregone conclusion after all?
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Young’s first collegiate road start was a rousing success, a three-touchdown performance that helped top-ranked Alabama hold off No. 11 Florida 31-29 in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams Saturday.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Kareem Walker ran for 150 yards and three touchdowns and South Alabama rallied and then held off Alcorn State for 28-21 win on Saturday.
Tre Young intercepted the Braves' Felix Harper in the end zone with 1:55 left to preserve the lead.
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jaylen Swain returned an interception 39 yards for a touchdown and Malik Feaster returned a fumble 100 yards for a score to help Jacksonville State hold off North Alabama 27-24 in nonconference action on Saturday.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Young heard all about the Swamp. He knew it would be deafening at times and difficult, if not impossible, for a visiting quarterback to communicate.
He also understood the key to handling such a raucous environment: a fast start.
PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama sheriff is recovering at home from COVID-19 after two days in a hospital being treated for the virus.
Autauga Sheriff Joe Sedinger was admitted Monday to Jackson Hospital in Montgomery and released two days later, The Montgomery Advertiser reported.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Heavy rain has caused some flash flooding Saturday on parts of the University of Alabama campus.
University officials tweeted information about various road closures because of flooding and have asked people to avoid driving on campus.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — An early Saturday shooting at a Mississippi casino has left one person dead and another in custody, Biloxi Police said.
It happened around 12:30 a.m. inside the Golden Nugget Casino.
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — The courthouse annex in Alabama's Dallas County now bears the name of two prominent African-American attorneys and civil rights figures from the community — J.L. Chestnut and Bruce Boynton.
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — A longtime Alabama sheriff removed from office after being convicted of theft and using his office for personal gain will serve time in a nearby county, a judge ruled.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama at Birmingham has ended a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for health system employees as officials await details about a federal mandate for health care workers.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama could see its shipments of monoclonal antibodies reduced as federal officials take over distribution to equitably dispense the limited life-saving resource during the COVID-19 pandemic, the state health officer said.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is calling lawmakers into special session later this month to vote on a prison construction plan that would use part of the state's virus relief funds to jumpstart the building of three new lock-ups.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It didn’t take Tim Tebow very long to realize Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson was different. Less than an hour, actually.
Tebow worked out with Richardson a few days after the freshman arrived on campus in January 2020.
OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who took his 2-month-old daughter to a hospital with serious injuries has been charged in the infant's death, police said Friday.
Demarcus Smith, 19, of Opelika, was jailed on a murder charge in the death of Maliyah Stormi Smith, Police Chief Shane Healey told a news conference.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — State Treasurer John McMillan has quit to take over a new state panel dealing with medical marijuana and will be replaced by Young Boozer, who previously served two terms in the office, the governor's office said Friday.
HAYNEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities believe that human remains found near where a sunken vehicle was located in the Alabama River were those of a man who went missing more than 30 years ago while he was a suspect in a sexual abuse case, news outlets reported.