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3 killed in shooting at Montgomery grocery store

Jun. 05, 2024 19:44 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Three people were killed Tuesday night at a small grocery store in Montgomery, an outburst of violence that comes after a string of robberies targeting Latino-owned businesses in Alabama’s capital city. The shooting at Tienda Los Hermanos, a grocery store...

In cities across the US, Black and Latino neighborhoods have less access to pharmacies

Jun. 04, 2024 10:33 AM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Parts of the north side of Montgomery are defined by what it has lost: restaurants, grocery stores and a convenient pharmacy, the latter of which closed five years ago. People who still live in the historically Black neighborhood of Newtown, like Sharon...

10 indicted on charges of theft from Tuskegee University

May. 15, 2024 18:28 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Ten people have been indicted on charges of theft of federal program funding from Tuskegee University, federal prosecutors said. They are accused of conspiracy to commit federal program theft that began on an unknown date and continued until 2020, the U.S....

Montgomery throws 7 solid innings and Diamondbacks hold off Reds 4-3. Cincy's skid now 7 games.

May. 08, 2024 22:50 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jordan Montgomery allowed two runs through seven innings, Eugenio Suárez homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat Cincinnati 4-3 on Wednesday night, extending the Reds skid to a season-high seven straight. The Diamondbacks won their third in a row and...

Bruins avoid blowing another 3-1 series lead in Game 7. Now they get a shot at revenge vs. Panthers

May. 05, 2024 09:20 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins coach Jim Montgomery wanted to do something different with his team heading into a first-round Game 7 matchup with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Bruins were facing the prospect of blowing back-to-back 3-1 leads in the opening round and a sense of...

A new Statehouse and related projects will cost about $400 million

May. 01, 2024 18:49 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The construction of a new Alabama Statehouse, now underway in Montgomery, and related projects such as a parking deck and new green space will cost about $400 million, a price tag that matches initial projections, lawmakers were told Wednesday. The Alabama...

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

May. 01, 2024 14:42 PM EDT

Cullman Times. April 24, 2024. Editorial: One abused child, one too many Just one abused child in our community — or anywhere — is one too many. April was Child Abuse Prevention Month. The number of abuse cases reported is, quite frankly,...

Gene Herrick, AP photographer who covered the Korean War and civil rights, dies at 97

Apr. 15, 2024 13:30 PM EDT

RICH CREEK, Va. (AP) — Gene Herrick, a retired Associated Press photographer who covered the Korean War and is known for his iconic images of Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and the trial of the killers of Emmett Till in the early years of the Civil Rights Movement, died Friday. He was 97. ...

How a Black conservative activist arranged Donald Trump's stop at an Atlanta Chick-fil-A

Apr. 12, 2024 20:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The scenes of Donald Trump being warmly greeted on Wednesday by a Black audience at a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Atlanta electrified conservative political media at a moment when Republicans hope to make inroads with Democrats’ most committed voting bloc. Those...

Man arrested in connection with device that exploded outside Alabama attorney general's office

Apr. 10, 2024 17:15 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Federal authorities have arrested a man they said placed a homemade explosive device — made with nails and firecrackers — outside the Alabama attorney general’s office in February. Kyle Benjamin Douglas Calvert, 26, of Irondale, Alabama, was arrested...