No foul play suspected after body found in front of Alabama Capitol

The Montgomery Police Department opened a death investigation around 2:20 a.m. after officers and fire medics found a body in the 600 block of Dexter Avenue, just in front of the Capitol.

Climate Summit Day 2 message: Invest big for big payoff

Friday's closing day of a virtual summit on climate change is to feature Bill Gates and Mike Bloomberg, steelworker and electrical union officials, and CEOs for solar and other renewable energy.
  • National

  World leaders pledge climate cooperation despite other rifts

Biden’s own new commitment, timed to the summit, is to cut U.S. fossil fuel emissions up to 52% by 2030.

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Escaped Macon County inmate caught

  Death investigation underway after body found in Montgomery

Beyoncé gives Montgomery native $20K jewelry industry scholarship

  Curbside voting ban faces scrutiny from Alabama Senate Democrats

  Worker shortage frustrates River Region businesses

The search for workers and the challenge to retain them seems to be a never-ending dilemma for businesses in the River Region.
  • Coronavirus

  US drop in vaccine demand has some places turning down doses

Demand for the coronavirus vaccine has fallen off in some places around the United States to the point where some counties are turning down new shipments of doses.

Database will track officer complaints, disciplinary action

  2 arrested in weekend Montgomery shooting that killed 1, injured 4

  Report: Alabama tourism fared among best in nation during pandemic

‘I can’t get any help’: Alabama’s unemployment rate is down, but problems with unemployment claims system continue

Man killed in 3-vehicle crash in Elmore County Wednesday

Unloaded gun found in backpack of Pike Road student

Crash on I-85 SB near Waugh cleared

Suspect charged in Montgomery sexual abuse case

  • National

Oklahoma passes bill that can protect drivers who hit protesters

Oklahoma passes a law that can protect drivers who run over protesters.

SPORTS

New law lays groundwork for college athletes to get paid for name, likeness and image

  28 Car Returns To Dega: Davey Allison’s widow talks about organ donation importance

Allison wasn’t only a legend on the track – he was also a legend for giving the gift of life to others through organ donation.

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Lumber costs rise and put spotlight on possible price gouging

ADPH: More than 525K COVID-19 cases as vaccination distribution expands

12 CPR machines headed to Autauga County VFDs, jail

  A proposed noise ordinance is being considered in Lee County

Norman Bridge Road reopens after asphalt work Thursday

Part of Norman Bridge Road will be closed Thursday for repairs, according to the city.
  • National

Super pink moon is coming Monday night

The super pink moon will peak Monday at 11:32 p.m. EDT.

Bill to resist federal gun restrictions draws criticism

Bill would require collection of race data in traffic stops

Man suffers serious injuries in Montgomery shooting Wednesday

Alabama Dept of Environmental Management to celebrate Earth Day

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