January 25, 2021

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Alabama mourns loss of native son, baseball legend Hank Aaron

The state of Alabama lowered flags to half-staff to honor Mobile native and baseball great Hank Aaron, who ... Read more | Add your comment

Alabama man accused of storming Capitol said ‘the spirit of God wanted me to go in’

Another Alabama man has been charged with crimes related to last week’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The ... Read more | Add your comment

Alabama to be home for America’s first Space Command headquarters

The U.S. Air Force is expected to announce Huntsville, Alabama, as the location for the U.S. Space Command ... Read more | Add your comment

Auburn man charged for alleged role in Capitol riot

Records: Alabama man on bond arrested after Capitol riot An Alabama man out on bond on drug charges ... Read more | Add your comment

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FBI, Huntsville police announce $18,000 in rewards in Alabama synagogue vandalism cases

The FBI and Huntsville Police Department announced a total of $18,000 in rewards would be offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Monday, January 25, 2021 8:59 am

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Former Alabama cop avoids federal prison time, still faces state charges in beating

A federal judge in Alabama has given five years of probation to a white ex-policeman who admitted trying to obstruct investigators looking into charges that ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, January 24, 2021 8:56 pm

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Father arrested after kidnapped children found in Alabama

The father of two children who were forcibly taken from their western New York foster home and later found in Alabama has been arrested in ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, January 24, 2021 8:52 pm

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Woman killed after crash sends her car into Alabama ravine

A woman was killed early Saturday in a crash that sent her vehicle airborne and hurtling into an Alabama ravine. According to local news reports, ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Sunday, January 24, 2021 7:38 am

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Alabama mayor ‘hacked off’ by out-of-state residents being allowed to get COVID-19 vaccinations

One Alabama mayor says he is ticked off by a state vaccination plan that allows out-of-state residents to get vaccinated before residents. Orange Beach Mayor ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Sunday, January 24, 2021 7:09 am

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What does it take to be rich in Alabama?

Windfall used its 2020 consumer financial database to determine the net worth required to rank in the top 1% of each state. The analysis used ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Saturday, January 23, 2021 2:08 pm

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Alabama cop charged with murder has trial delayed

The trial of an Alabama police officer charged with murder in an on-duty shooting is being delayed because of the pandemic. A judge has postponed ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, January 23, 2021 1:44 pm

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Harassment charge dropped against armed Alabama mayor in road rage case

All charges have been dropped against an Alabama mayor and another person accused in a road rage incident last summer. An Elmore County grand jury ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:38 am

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Auburn man faces charges in connection with Capitol riot

Another Alabama man faces federal charges in connection with the riot at the U.S. Capitol earlier this month. Court records show 23-year-old William Wright Watson ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, January 21, 2021 2:23 pm

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Gov. Ivey extends Alabama face mask order into March

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday extended a statewide mask order into March as the state continues to face high numbers of COVID-19 cases. Ivey ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, January 21, 2021 1:25 pm

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Birmingham man arrested In Mississippi on multiple firearms charges

A Birmingham man was arrested on Jan. 14 in the Southern District of Mississippi and has been charged with multiple firearms offenses. A 21-count indictment ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Thursday, January 21, 2021 9:24 am

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Tennessee mayor lowers flag of town as Biden takes office

More people who live in the small Tennessee town of Bruceton are weighing in on the mayor’s order to lower the American flag to half-staff ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Thursday, January 21, 2021 9:11 am

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Authorities: Gulf coast residents may be able to help identify girl’s remains found in 55-gallon drum ten years ago in New Hampshire

Authorities say residents of a south Mississippi county and other areas along the Gulf may be able to provide clues to the identity of the ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Thursday, January 21, 2021 8:33 am

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Governor expected to announce fate of Alabama mask order

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is expected to announce whether she will extend a statewide order requiring face masks in public during the coronavirus pandemic at ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, January 21, 2021 7:47 am

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Koch Foods $16 million expansion expected to bring 135 new jobs to Alabama

A $16 million expansion at Koch Foods in Gadsden is expected to bring as many as 135 jobs to Etowah County. The company is investing ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Thursday, January 21, 2021 6:48 am

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Alabama man gets 2 life sentences in 2017 killing of his parents

An Alabama man has been sentenced to two consecutive life sentences for the murder of his mother and father. According to a release, on March ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Thursday, January 21, 2021 6:42 am

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One found dead inside charred remains of Alabama house fire

Fire officials are investigating a Birmingham area house fire after a dead body was discovered inside the charred remains of what was thought to be ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Thursday, January 21, 2021 6:37 am

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Alabama police shoot, kill suspect who fired at them

Police in Alabama fatally shot a suspect who authorities said fired at officers multiple times on Wednesday. The Birmingham Police Department’s south precinct was called ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:01 pm

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Children taken from NY foster home found in Alabama

Two young children forcibly taken from their western New York foster home were found Wednesday after authorities tracked a rental car to Alabama and found ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 9:50 pm

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Former Alabama school superintendent threatens lawsuit over $584K she believes she’s owed

A former Dothan city school superintendent who left the job last year is seeking almost $600,000 that she claims she is due from the system, ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:55 am

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Alabama cops cleared in fatal shooting of man after rooftop standoff

Prosecutors have cleared the Huntsville Police Department of wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a man who was found atop a building last year, but ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:52 am

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Trump pardons ex-Alabama lawmaker who admitted to role in bilking health care system

President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned an Alabama lawmaker who pleaded guilty two years ago for his role in a health care fraud case. Former ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:31 am

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Man awaiting trial for attempted murder shot by relative — It’s not the first time

An Alabama man awaiting trial for attempted murder and other charges was in critical condition Tuesday after being shot in the chest by a family ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:39 am

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Thousands flocking to virus vaccination sites across Alabama

Thousands of people showed up at sites from the coast to the Tennessee Valley as Alabama began vaccinating senior citizens for the coronavirus that causes ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:20 am

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Former Alabama senator named as politics fellow at Georgetown

Former U.S. Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama has been named as a politics fellow this spring at Georgetown University. Jones will be one of six ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:18 am