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Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 01:28 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alexandria 38, Cleburne County 14 Aliceville 39, Pickens County 22 Andalusia 25, Bibb County 0 Arab 49, Brewer 13 Ardmore 55, Clements 27 Ariton 38,...

Woman charged after boy, 5, is shot in Alabama Walmart fight

Sep. 24, 2021 08:45 AM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A woman has been charged with reckless endangerment after her gun went off as she was attacked by two other women in a Walmart in Mobile, authorities said. The gunshot struck her relative — a 5-year-old boy — in the foot on Tuesday, Al.com...

Ex-armored truck driver sentenced to 2 years in fake robbery

Sep. 20, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A former armored truck driver admitted he staged a phony robbery with two others in Alabama was sentenced to two years in federal prison Monday. Jonah Bessard, 26, had pleaded guilty earlier this year to the Jan. 5 scheme, according to WALA-TV. The...

Mobile City Council President Levon Manzie dead at 38

Sep. 20, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The president of the Mobile City Council, two-term council member Levon Manzie, has died, the city said in a statement Monday. Manzie, a fourth-generation minister who was seeking re-election, was 38. He had suffered from kidney ailments since his...

Alabama man arrested in fatal shooting at Mississippi casino

Sep. 18, 2021 14:47 PM EDT

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — An early Saturday shooting at a Mississippi casino has left one person dead and another in custody, Biloxi Police said. It happened around 12:30 a.m. inside the Golden Nugget Casino. Police said they received a number of 911 calls about a man...

Africatown museum in Alabama delayed amid shipping crunch

Sep. 18, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Africatown’s resurrection into a potential world-class tourism destination is well-known by now as planning forges ahead for walking and water tours, a museum and welcome center, and a development corporation aimed at bringing businesses to the community founded by...

Man shot and killed outside south Alabama sports bar

Sep. 13, 2021 07:55 AM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A man was shot and killed near a sports bar in Mobile over the weekend, authorities said. The 22-year-old man died after being shot near the Stadium Sports Bar Saturday night, Al.com reported. Police say they responded to the bar...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 11, 2021 01:52 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alabama Christian Academy 35, B.T. Washington 12 Alexandria 50, St. Clair County 7 Aliceville 44, Sulligent 28 American Christian Academy 42, Sumter Central High School 0 ...

Police: Boy, 16, found dead after being shot on Alabama road

Sep. 07, 2021 11:07 AM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Police are investigating the slaying of a teenage boy found lying in the road after he was shot in south Alabama. Mobile police were called Monday night about the shooting on Allison Street, news outlets reported.. Officer Katrina Frazier said in an...

Mayors of Birmingham, Mobile win re-election

Aug. 25, 2021 08:23 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The mayors of two of Alabama's largest cities have won re-election by wide margins. Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin outdistanced seven other candidates in balloting Tuesday to win a second four-year term with about 64% of the vote. The...