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FBI, state investigators seek tips about explosive left outside Alabama attorney general's office

Feb. 27, 2024 23:12 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Federal and state investigators are asking for the public's help in trying to find the person who placed an explosive device outside the Alabama attorney general's office. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency asked anyone with information to submit tips at...

Explosive device detonated outside Alabama attorney general's office

Feb. 26, 2024 21:22 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An explosive device was detonated outside Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall's office over the weekend, he said in a statement Monday. Marshall confirmed no one was injured. “Thankfully, no staff or personnel were injured by the...

Ex-Alabama police officer to be released from prison after plea deal

Feb. 21, 2024 19:37 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama police officer convicted for killing an unarmed Black man in 2016 is being released from prison. A judge on Wednesday granted Aaron Cody Smith's “Rule 32” petition which allows a defendant to challenge their conviction in the same court...

Gambling, education, election bills before Alabama lawmakers in 2024

Feb. 05, 2024 19:52 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers return to Montgomery on Tuesday to begin the 2024 legislative session. Here are some issues to watch for as the session begins. EDUCATION VOUCHERS Republican Gov. Kay Ivey will back legislation creating education savings...

Today in History: February 4, Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin begin World War II Yalta conference

Feb. 04, 2024 00:03 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Feb. 4, the 35th day of 2024. There are 331 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 4, 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef...

Madlock's 14 lead Alabama State over Alcorn State 55-53

Jan. 13, 2024 20:46 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Antonio Madlock had 14 points in Alabama State's 55-53 victory over Alcorn State on Saturday night. Madlock had five rebounds for the Hornets (8-9, 3-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Isaiah Range added 12 points and Sean Smith had 10. ...

Alabama judge puts a temporary hold on medical marijuana companies

Jan. 04, 2024 21:34 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A judge has temporarily blocked Alabama from issuing licenses to medical marijuana facilities amid an ongoing legal battle over how the state selected the winning companies. Montgomery Circuit Judge James Anderson issued a temporary restraining order late...

Man filmed wielding folding chair in riverfront brawl pleads guilty to misdemeanor

Dec. 11, 2023 13:37 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A man filmed swinging a folding chair during an Alabama riverfront brawl this summer pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge Monday. The guilty plea resolved the last of the charges brought in connection with the brawl. The man was ordered...

Boaters plead guilty in riverfront brawl; charge dismissed against riverboat co-captain

Dec. 08, 2023 17:08 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Two white boaters on Friday pleaded guilty to harassment charges in connection with an Alabama riverfront braw l that drew national attention. The two men pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge as part of a plea deal, according to court records. The...

Montgomery and Mount St. Mary's host Ole Miss

Dec. 04, 2023 03:57 AM EST

Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers (2-5, 1-1 MAAC) at Ole Miss Rebels (7-0) Oxford, Mississippi; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Mount St. Mary's faces the Ole Miss Rebels after Deshayne Montgomery scored 27 points in Mount St. Mary's 80-48 victory against the Siena...