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.
Arranging to get a COVID-19 vaccine can be frustrating and a potentially complicated process. We're here to answer some of your questions.
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.
Alabama has administered less than half of its COVID-19 vaccine supply. So why do state health officials say supply is the main obstacle?
The comments from Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin comes after a UAB student was shot and killed during a transaction arranged online.
Alabama residents must continue to wear masks in public for another six weeks.
A singer-songwriter from Mountain Brook is using her musical skills to transform one of Netflix's top TV shows into a musical.
Author Ben Beard surveys the South through movies in his new book "The South Never Plays Itself."
Legion Field has been operating as a testing site for COVID-19. Now officials want to expand the operation to include coronavirus vaccinations.
Alabama's biggest hospital says it could establish a mass vaccination site this week if it had more doses.
The Jefferson County Commission unanimously approved funding this week that will help pay county employees for time off related to COVID-19.
Jefferson County residents 75 and older started receiving the COVID-19 vaccine this week.
The Birmingham City Council decided this week to hire its own lobbyist and legal consultant.
Young voters of both parties look toward the future as a new administration takes over.
The mayor discussed continued neighborhood revitalization, the rise in homicides, and encouraging economic development projects on the horizon.
The county commissioner would be the first elected female mayor of the city.