MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A company selected to provide health care for Alabama's prisons is being sued by the state of Mississippi for its alleged role in a bribery scheme. The Alabama Department of Corrections says it picked the Pennsylvania-based Wexford Health Sources to provide medical care in state prisons. But Mississippi is suing Wexford and other companies over claims they paid bribes to a former prison commissioner. The chairman of a prison oversight committee in Alabama is asking the agency to move slowly.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Doctors say sextuplets born this week in Alabama are doing well. Their parents, Eric and Courtney Waldrop of Albertville, joined doctors to talk to reporters about the babies Thursday. Dr. Lee Morris said the three boys and three girls were born about 10 weeks early. Doctors said Monday's delivery in Huntsville went smoothly, and all six babies were stable and cried at delivery.
BAY MINETTE, Ala. (AP) - A man who once served as a constable in an Alabama county has been convicted of murder. Al.com reports that Larry Lambert Sheffield was convicted Friday by a jury in Baldwin County in the 2014 death of Jeffrey Carter McMillan. McMillan was shot to death in the parking lot of a bar in Spanish Fort.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is calling on Republican Roy Moore to concede after he lost the Alabama Senate race. Trump told reporters Friday as he departed the White House: "I think he should." Trump endorsed Moore in the contentious race despite the allegations of sexual misconduct that shadowed Moore's campaign. The White House said Thursday that Trump had called Democrat Doug Jones to congratulate him on his win and express a willingness to work with him in Washington.
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