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Justices Won’t Revive Alabama Ban on Abortion Procedure
06-28-2019

The U.S. Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The measure has been blocked by lower courts.

Roy Moore Announces He’ll Run for U.S. Senate Again in 2020
06-20-2019

Alabama Republican Roy Moore announced Thursday that he is running for U.S. Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accusations.

Several Alabama Counties Under Drought Emergency
10-19-2016

The Alabama Drought Declaration issued Tuesday comes after conditions across the stare continue to degrade due to little rainfall and above normal temperatures.

Birmingham Church Bomber Denied Parole
08-3-2016

Alabama’s parole board has decided against freeing a one-time Ku Klux Klansman convicted in a church bombing that killed four black girls more than 50 years ago.

Utz Buys Golden Flake
07-19-2016

“The South’s Original Potato Chip” will soon be a part of a company out of Pennsylvania. UTZ Quality Foods made a merger agreement, yesterday with the company that owns Golden Flake. Under the deal, Golden Enterprises will be operated as a wholly owned subsidiary of UTZ. Golden Flake says management and production of the southern […]

Bentley Impeachment Probe Underway
06-15-2016

A committee of lawmakers opened impeachment hearings against Governor Robert Bentley today, beginning a probe on whether there are grounds to remove the two-term Republican from office. “When you’re looking at impeaching a governor, a sitting governor, I don’t think we should take it lightly,” says House Judiciary Committee Chairman Mike Jones regarding the difficulty […]

Ethics Conviction Removes Alabama House Speaker From Office
06-11-2016

Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard’s conviction on ethics charges automatically removes him from office and could mean years in prison for the powerful Republican.

Alabama Chief Justice Faces Ouster After Gay Marriage Fight
05-7-2016

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore faces removal from the bench over his effort to block same-sex marriage from coming to Alabama despite the U.S. Supreme Court that effectively legalizing gay marriage nationwide.

Alabama Governor Faces Impeachment Threat in Wake of Scandal
04-28-2016

A state lawmaker says he has enough signatures to re-ignite an impeachment effort against Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley. Republican Rep. Ed Henry announced Thursday that he had obtained 23 signatures on impeachment articles.

Alabama House Could Vote to Form Impeachment Committee
04-14-2016

The Alabama House of Representatives is expected to vote next week to establish a 15-person investigatory committee to probe the possible impeachment of Governor Robert Bentley.