State officials announced the latest development in their plan to replace most existing male prisons with three regional prisons.
Jefferson County's attorney filed a motion yesterday asking that the county be removed from its consent decree.
The city of Birmingham's proposed 2021 budget has faced criticism for funding cuts including those for the city's school system, libraries and social services.
Solar power users in Alabama will see a new fee after a vote by the Alabama Public Service Commission this morning.
The Birmingham Board of Education voted Monday to make Mark Sullivan the superintendent of the school district.
There's another effort to remove the Rebel name from Vestavia Hills High School but leaders say the name has a new meaning.
GuideSafe plans to roll out the next phases of testing at Alabama higher education institutions.
Months after the police killing of George Floyd, activists in Alabama continue to protest. One group is focusing its efforts on the city of Hoover.
State officials caution the downward trend in coronavirus infections might reverse itself if the mask order is lifted.
The city and the library board are at odds over whether the mayor has the right to furlough hundreds of employees.
A well-known activist who fought against injustice in poverty-stricken areas died last month from COVID-19.
Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato easily defeated his challenger in Tuesday's election, City Council President Gene Smith.
The Birmingham Public Library is among several organizations slated to take a significant financial hit next fiscal year under Mayor Randall Woodfin's proposed budget.
Some restaurants in Birmingham are working to regain a loss in revenue after forced closures during the pandemic. Meanwhile, other restaurants like Babalu and Lucy's Coffee & Tea weren't so lucky - closing their doors indefinitely.
This Alabama woman struggled with mental illness and found solace in French. She recently recounted her story in an award-winning essay.
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox announced Monday a prohibition on alcohol sales and the closure of all bars for the next 14 days.
As the pandemic spreads on college campuses, many schools are increasingly relying on virtual instruction. That's expected to bring a host of technical troubles.
Voters will head to the polls Tuesday, Aug. 25, to determine the outcome of multiple municipal elections.
Time is running out on the census and Alabama is below the average among states for people who have filled out their forms.
Tensions were high at the county commission meeting this week after Commission President Jimmie Stephens said he felt he was being disrespected by President Pro Tem Lashunda Scales.
Recent coronavirus numbers reflect a downward trend in the rate of infections over the past month.
“I said ‘I love you. That was the last time I saw him alive," said Matt Trousdale, whose father died from COVID-19.
The city of Birmingham faces a $63 million shortfall in business tax revenue because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Jasper Mall takes the spotlight in a documentary playing at the Sidewalk Film Festival later this month.
All Alabama residents can now use the phone app GuideSafe, which anonymously tracks COVID-19 exposure.
We know very little about the Alabamians who have lost their lives due to the coronavirus and related illness during the pandemic.
Preliminary numbers from a program to test college students returning to campus indicate a low positivity rate. The program has tested about 30,000 students so far.
At a nursing home in Marion, Alabama, one employee uses her voice to help lift morale among residents and staff during the pandemic.
Birmingham officials approved outdoor seating for restaurants in hopes of giving them an economic boost during the pandemic.
The annual event will move from its home in downtown Birmingham to a drive-in theater in Leeds.
Childersburg High School's principal has gone viral for his parody of MC Hammer's "U Can't Touch This." Quentin Lee said the video was simply a fun way to welcome students back amid the pandemic.
Federal aid for nursing homes comes as older adults comprise the largest share of COVID deaths in Alabama amid dwindling supplies.