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Lawsuit filed over Alabama law that blocks more people with felony convictions from voting

Jul. 19, 2024 19:07 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A voting rights group says a new Alabama law that expanded the list of felonies that cause a person to lose their right to vote is “out of step” with what is happening in most of the nation on voting rights for formerly incarcerated people. The Campaign...

5 people, including 4 children, killed in Alabama shooting

Jul. 19, 2024 15:07 PM EDT

An Alabama man is accused of killing his wife along with four children, between the ages of 2 and 9, in a Thursday night shooting that shocked the rural central community where they lived. Brandon Allan Kendrick II, 32, was arrested on five counts of capital murder for the death of...

Alabama names Bryant-Denny Stadium field after Nick Saban

Jul. 19, 2024 13:20 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama football teams will soon be playing on Saban Field. University trustees approved a resolution naming the field at Bryant-Denny Stadium after former coach Nick Saban on Friday. Saban, who now works for ESPN and holds an office at the stadium, retired...

Regions Financial: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 19, 2024 07:02 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Regions Financial Corp. (RF) on Friday reported second-quarter net income of $501 million. The Birmingham, Alabama-based bank said it had earnings of 52 cents per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations....

Alabama birthing units are closing to save money and get funding. Some say babies are at risk

Jul. 19, 2024 01:10 AM EDT

GROVE HILL, Ala. (AP) — One of the last remaining birthing units in southern Alabama will close next month to qualify for federal funding that will save the hospital’s emergency services, but doctors warn the move may cost newborns and pregnant women essential access to obstetric care. ...

Alabama executes man convicted of killing delivery driver during a 1998 robbery attempt

Jul. 18, 2024 22:48 PM EDT

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of fatally shooting a delivery driver during a robbery attempt in 1998 was executed by chemical injection Thursday evening in Alabama. Keith Edmund Gavin, 64, was pronounced dead at 6:32 p.m. at the William C. Holman Correctional Facility in...

Alabama man executed for the killing of a delivery driver during a 1998 robbery attempt

Jul. 18, 2024 19:40 PM EDT
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama man executed for the killing of a delivery driver during a 1998 robbery attempt.

Nick Saban is back at SEC Media Days, 6 months after retiring and asking the questions now

Jul. 17, 2024 19:10 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Nick Saban is at SEC Media Days again, six months after retiring as Alabama coach. This time he's asking the questions as part of ESPN's SEC Network coverage of the four-day event. “I’m still a coach at heart. So I want to ask the coaches questions...

Mississippi state Sen. McLendon is cleared of DUI charge in Alabama, court records show

Jul. 16, 2024 18:25 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi lawmaker said Tuesday that he has been cleared of a DUI charge brought against him last year in Alabama. Republican Sen. Michael McLendon of Hernando was arrested on June 5, 2023, near Foley, Alabama, after law enforcement officers said...

2 shootings in Birmingham kill 7 people, including young child, Alabama police say

Jul. 14, 2024 16:39 PM EDT

Four people died in a shooting at a Birmingham nightclub late Saturday, while an earlier shooting outside a home in the city killed three people, including a young child, authorities in Alabama said. Officers responded shortly after 11 p.m. to a report of multiple people shot outside...