New Selma gunshot ordinance adds stiffer penalties for violators

“I am not talking about pow pow, but pow pow pow pow pow,” a Selma resident explained of the gunfire she hears. "It is so terrifying. I literally do not go out at night.”

  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.
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Fentanyl-related overdose deaths up 1,000 percent, CDC says

In the five years from 2011 to 2016, the number of deaths linked to fentanyl grew from less than 1,700 to more than 18,000.

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  Geneva County Jail construction moves forward, sheriff concerned about staffing

  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

A suspect was taken into custody after a manhunt in west Montgomery County Friday afternoon.
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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.

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

  Storm survivors waiting for assistance in Lee County

Blountsville Elementary substitute teacher’s gun accidentally goes off in 1st-grade classroom

1 killed in overnight Lee County house fire

  North Alabama lawmaker proposes bill to legalize medical marijuana

  Alabama Medieval Fantasy Festival returns to Greenville

Mazda Toyota to begin hiring process for Huntsville plant in Fall 2019

  Man injured in shooting Friday morning

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  Mueller concludes Russia investigation, DOJ to determine what info can be released

Mueller is not recommending any more criminal charges for any more individuals as the investigation ends.

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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‘Shop, Save, Serve’ with the Junior League of Montgomery

  1 dies, 3 rescued after car crashes into river during police chase

“Florida Man” challenge becomes viral sensation: Have you tried it yet?

  Shaquille O’Neal named new Papa John’s spokesman

Alabama jobless rate dips to record 3.7 percent

Alabama's jobless rate has dipped to a record-low 3.7 percent as more workers continue joining the workforce
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Spaceflight activates herpes virus in astronauts, study finds

The longer astronauts spend in space, the more likely they are to have the disease reactivated, NASA finds.

Montgomery Public Art Commission calls for artists for ‘Book Bench Project’

  Clinical trial coming to UAB could result in cure for sickle cell disease

  Local, state, federal agencies hold meeting for those affected by Lee County tornadoes

  Alabama House Democrats release agenda