The former editor of Southern Living died this week from cancer.
Officials worry that with cross-border travel for vaccines, second doses could get complicated.
Jefferson County Commissioners are considering whether to hire temporary workers to clean up litter along county roads.
Several incumbents plan to seek re-election and some challengers have emerged.
The Birmingham City Council has approved its first official travel since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year.
In Alabama, Blacks make up more than half of the state's inmate population. Some law professionals say racial bias spans from over policing of Black neighborhoods to criminal sentencing.
The upcoming union vote is significant for Amazon, which has fought efforts to unionize, and the region as a whole.
Many people will have to wait weeks, maybe months to get the COVID-19 vaccine, despite being eligible.
Alabama native, Sheila Washington has died. For several decades she overcame a series of obstacles to tell the story of the Scottsboro Boys -- nine young African-American males falsely accused of rape by two white women in 1931.
A number of bills that stalled in last year's abbreviated session returned.
The governor recapped the challenges of 2020, particularly on schools and the economy.
Former Birmingham Mayor William Bell has filed paperwork to run again for mayor.
The number of new daily COVID-19 cases appears to be on a "downward trend" in Alabama, and the statewide hospitalization rate is improving, according to the head of infectious diseases at UAB.
Lawmakers have proposed legislation that would require more oversight of the local health officer in Alabama's most populous county. Area physicians strongly oppose the measure.
An NPR analysis of COVID-19 vaccination sites around the country found that access is uneven in cities across the South.
Alabama moves one step closer to replacing most existing male prisons with three privately-built mega prisons.
Lawmakers will debate perennial issues from the budgets to prisons, but the coronavirus pandemic remains ever present.
Alabama had 20 "hate groups" in 2020, according to an annual nationwide report by the Southern Poverty Law Centers.
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin announced this weekend that he is running for another term.
Former U.S. Sen. Doug Jones is taking on a new role as a political commentator at CNN.
Fultondale High School is permanently closed because of damage from last week's tornado.
Beginning February 8, Alabama health officials will expand eligibility criteria for COVID-19 vaccines.
Black women and men, especially across the Deep South, have faced discrimination in the workplace stemming from their natural hair.
Amazon could be on the verge of its first unionized warehouse in the U.S. If workers at the Alabama facility vote yes next month, they would turn a new page both for the company and the region.
Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding and planning to get pregnant should get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the chair of UAB's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Alabama has identified multiple cases of a new COVID-19 variant originally reported in the United Kingdom.
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Clean up continues after a strong tornado devastated parts of Fultondale Monday night. Residents are, once again, coming together to pick up the pieces.
There's been extensive damage to homes, businesses, and schools in the area.
The city of Birmingham's 'real-time crime center' is coming to life thanks to the city council's approval of a nearly $1 million construction bid.
The Drummond Company will now be required to follow a leak detection and repair program for the rest of the plant’s existence.
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