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NWS: Alabama at Risk for Strong Storms on Thursday

Forecasters say parts of Alabama could see strong storms on Thursday.

Bentley Removes Collier as Law Enforcement Chief

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has announced that he is terminating Spencer Collier as the head of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

Three Vestavia Hills High School Students Electrically Shocked

Three students were injured when they came in contact with a live power line at Vestavia Hills High School. Media reports say the students were moving a football goal post Wednesday afternoon when it touched an electrical wire. A school system statement says the accident happened near the football practice field. At least two of […]

High Court Voids Alabama Ruling Against Lesbian Adoption

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that Alabama’s top court went too far when it tried to upend a lesbian mother’s adoption of her partner’s children. The justices threw out a ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court in a dispute between two women whose long-term relationship ended bitterly.

Federal Officials OK Change to Alabama Medicaid Program

Federal officials have approved Alabama’s plan to switch its Medicaid program to managed care. Governor Robert Bentley made the announcement in a Tuesday press conference. The waiver approval comes after three years of planning and negotiation with federal officials over the proposed change.

Bill Would Stop Removal of Confederate, Historic Markers

As some cities make the decision to shed Confederate monuments, some Alabama lawmakers want to prohibit those removals unless legislators say it is OK. The Senate Governmental Affairs Committee on Tuesday will hold a public hearing on the bill titled the “Alabama Heritage Protection Act.”

Reborn UAB Has Something to Celebrate This Signing Day

The UAB Blazers will have just as much to celebrate on Wednesday as all the programs collecting five-star recruits and gaudy national rankings. The Blazers are back in the recruiting business, and in a big way. UAB, which had eliminated football, might end up with a class of up to 45 players by the end of the annual signing day. Coach Bill Clark and his staff are rebuilding almost from scratch.

Forecasters Say North Alabama at Risk for Severe Storms

The National Weather Service says much of Alabama is in store for a round of bad weather. Forecasters say northern and western Alabama are at risk starting Tuesday afternoon for severe storms that could bring tornadoes, damaging winds, hail and heavy rain.

Charter Schools Expected to Open in Alabama in 2017

Charter schools are expected to open in Alabama in 2017.

More Rain Expected Wednesday for Alabama’s Already Saturated Soil

More rain is on the way to Alabama, where forecasters estimate that more than 10 inches fell in some spots during a six-day span.