Dominique Smith Opening statements in the first-degree murder trial of Dominique Smith began in district court Monday morning. Smith is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted second-degreeMore >> Opening statements began in district court Monday morning in the murder trial of a man accused of killing a woman and her 4-year-old son in a park.
Alabama opened preseason camp with a quarterback competition and several suspended players.More >> Alabama opened preseason camp with a quarterback competition and several suspended players.More >> Two American doctors infected with the Ebola virus, including one with ties to the Shoals area, will soon receive treatment in an Atlanta hospital.More >> Two American doctors infected with the Ebola virus, including one with ties to the Shoals area, will soon receive treatment in an Atlanta hospital.More >> U.S. employers extended this year's hiring surge into July by adding a solid 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000.More >> A sixth straight month of solid 200,000-plus job growth in July reinforced growing evidence that the U.S. economy is accelerating after five years of sluggish expansion.More >> A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting.More >> Backed by tank fire and airstrikes, Israeli forces pushed deep into southern Gaza on Friday, searching for an Israeli army officer believed to be captured by Hamas fighters during deadly clashes that shattered an...More >> President Barack Obama says in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, the United States did things that were wrong and crossed the line. He says, quote, "we tortured some folks."More >> The United States tortured al Qaida detainees captured after the 9/11 attacks, President Obama said Friday, in some of his most expansive comments to date about a controversial set of CIA practices that he banned after...More >>