First Alert: Sunny and warm weekend

Rain returns for the start of the workweek

  Powerball set for $625 million drawing Saturday night

It is also the seventh largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history.
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  Look up: Northern lights to dip into the Midwest

The aurora borealis should be visible across the northern tier of states, dipping as far as south as Iowa in the middle of the country and Washington and Maine on the coasts.

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Free shredding event set for April 5 in Montgomery

Driver dead after Go-Kart hit by motorhome

Apartments damaged, condos evacuated in Friday night fire in Huntsville

  New Selma gunshot ordinance adds stiffer penalties for violators

  Mother of slain teen continues her ‘Senior Unity Day’ event at the Boutwell

The mother of murdered teenager April Jamerson is doing her part to help high school seniors in Birmingham celebrate spring break responsibly.
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  Barr not submitting Mueller report findings to Congress Saturday, sources say

Mueller is not recommending any more criminal charges for any more individuals as the investigation ends. Attorney General Barr says he may brief congressional leaders as early as this weekend.

  Substitute teacher’s gun goes off in Blount County classroom

ALEA warning the public of phone scam

  Man avoids parking ticket, wants to thank officer for compassion

Watchdog group’s leader steps down after founder’s firing

  Police: Family Dollar clerk pulls gun on men armed with swords

  Investigators rule out possible causes of Tuscaloosa church fire

  Inaugural Alex Wilcox Memorial Softball Tournament begins

  Geneva County Jail construction moves forward, sheriff concerned about staffing

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  Enterprise employee admits to spiking co-workers’ drinks with LSD because they had ‘negative energy,’ police say

Charges are pending for the 19-year-old employee. His co-workers called police are they were feeling dizzy.

SPORTS

  Inaugural Alex Wilcox Memorial Softball Tournament begins

  Troy Trojans open spring practice

The Troy Trojans began their journey towards a fourth straight 10-win season Tuesday.

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  Former Virginia College students still without answers months after closure

  Hemp becomes growing sector in Alabama agriculture

Arrest after man reportedly exposes self at Opelika park

Burglary suspect in custody after Montgomery County manhunt

  2 arrested, 1 dead after chase ends with crash into Coosa River

The Alabama Department of Corrections is confirming two arrests in connection to the Thursday night high-speed chase and subsequent fatal crash into the Coosa River.
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  US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

Elimination of the last IS stronghold in Baghouz marks the end of the militants' self-declared caliphate, which at its height blanketed large parts of Syria and Iraq.

  Storm survivors waiting for assistance in Lee County

1 killed in overnight Lee County house fire

  North Alabama lawmaker proposes bill to legalize medical marijuana

  Alabama Medieval Fantasy Festival returns to Greenville