More than a dozen legislators want to break up the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and return its staff to the 12 departments they came from.
State lawmakers — and the rest of the public — will see an investigator’s report on allegations against Gov. Robert Bentley next week, according to a tentative impeachment hearing schedule released Tuesday.
Selling a smartphone or other Internet reading device without a pornography filter would become a crime under a bill before the Alabama House of Representatives.
In a 2008 email exchange with appointees of Gov. Bob Riley, then-Medicaid commissioner Carol Steckel said the Alabama Nursing Home Association requested the moratorium. Three years into the moratorium, though, only one nursing home in the state met the state’s requirements for running an inpatient hospice, which included having a nurse on hand 24 hours a day.
According to an Alabama Department of Labor report released Friday, the county’s jobless rate shrank to 6.8 percent in February from 7.1 percent a year ago. Meanwhile, the state’s unemployment rate grew slightly to 6.2 percent from 6 percent year over year.
Released last week, Trump’s budget outline would either reduce Anniston’s Amtrak service or end it altogether. It could do the same to Amtrak’s other long-distance train routes, disrupting service in Tuscaloosa, Birmingham and hundreds of other communities nationwide.
Calhoun County’s population could shrink by a greater percentage than most others in the state by 2040, according to research from the University of Alabama released Monday.
Employees and curious onlookers watched as a Kamatsu excavator knocked down the walls at the Jack’s in Heflin Tuesday morning.
Anniston City Council members on Monday officially opposed two proposed state laws that supporters say would help pharmacies offset rising prescription drug prices.
An Oxford teen charged with two counts of attempted murder in connection with a 2015 shooting at a Jacksonville McDonald’s pleaded guilty on Friday to both counts, according to court records filed on Monday.
A Calhoun County district judge on Monday sent a man’s seven attempted murder and three robbery charges to a grand jury after witnesses testified against the man at a preliminary hearing.
Alabama cities and counties may soon be competing for the chance to build mega-prisons for the state, but St. Clair County officials seem to be taking a wait-and-see approach.
It was the first of two battles planned for the weekend, with a second set for Sunday at 2 p.m. The camps reenactors struck in a semi-primitive campground at the state park are open to the public well beforehand, at 9 a.m.
Since its unveiling last month, the Republican replacement plan has picked up critics on both the left and right. The Congressional Budget Office predicted the plan would cost 24 million people their health insurance. And state officials in Alabama, many of them critics of the ACA, have expressed concern that the Obamacare replacement would upend state budgets.
Two Anniston men and an Oxford woman will have drug charges against them dropped after a state forensics lab lost evidence needed to prosecute them, officials said Friday.
Federal authorities on Friday were looking into a string of burglaries at mosques across the state, including one at the Anniston Islamic Center earlier this month, and others outside of Alabama, officials said.
Hundreds of children in some after-school programs in Piedmont and Anniston could be affected if President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 budget were to be approved by Congress. And they wouldn’t be alone.