Alabama could reach herd immunity from COVID-19 by mid-summer, the state's top doctor told lawmakers on Wednesday. But it could take longer if the vaccine rate continues to decrease. Read the full story
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved a bill allowing for the public release of photos of those who solicit prostitutes, but members requested a significant change.
A wide-ranging gambling package advanced in the Alabama Legislature Tuesday and is expected to be considered on the floor of the House of Representatives on Thursday.
The Alabama House of Representatives has yet to vote on bills allowing medical marijuana, a comprehensive gambling package and a ban on medical treatments, including puberty blockers and surgery, for transgender youth.
Alabama lawmakers are close to allowing city police officers to issue citations for some misdemeanor offenses rather than taking offenders into custody.
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch through 8 p.m. Monday for most of central Alabama. This watch replaces the previous watch that was in effect for portions of the area.
Alabama health officials on Tuesday again cleared the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine for use in the state, but finding takers for the one-dose vaccine may prove to be difficult.
A bill in the Alabama Senate regarding the construction of public buildings has some concerned about what it could mean to the safety of school buildings, while proponents see the legislation as a way to help education entities save money.
Several legislative committees met Wednesday to consider various bills as the Alabama Legislature continues its final month of the 2021 regular session.
A bill requiring hospitals and nursing homes to allow at least one caregiver or family member to visit loved ones in times of emergency passed the Senate Tuesday and now goes to Gov. Kay Ivey's desk.
The Alabama Senate on Tuesday approved legislation changing the state’s civil asset forfeiture laws, putting new rules on what law enforcement can take from those charged with low-level drug offenses.
A new report from the Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention says that the cost of child maltreatment, abuse or neglect has cost the state around $3.7 billion.
Legislation to create a new state agency to oversee the expansion and availability of high-speed broadband internet services throughout the state is close to final passage in the State House.
House Bill 93 as amended would let newer teachers in the state rollover each year their sick leave and get paid for unused days when they retire. Current Tier II teachers lose unused days each year.
The Alabama Senate on Tuesday voted to delay by two years the holdback requirement in the Alabama Literacy Act, despite opposition from some chamber leaders.
Only 250 Moderna vaccines will be available. Those wanting to request an appointment need to email the city's Public Information Officer.
“This is nothing like what we had a few weeks ago,” said a National Weather Service forecaster. But there is still some chance of tornadoes Thursday and Saturday.