Gambling and gun rights bills to be decided on last day

Alabama lawmakers return to Montgomery on May 17 for the final day of the 2021 session.

Good Samaritan recalls jumping from bridge to save 2-year-old after car crash

The fire chief says the good Samaritan put his own life on the line because of the height of the bridge and the shallow water below.
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NASA Mars helicopter heard humming through thin Martian air

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California released this first-ever audio Friday, just before Ingenuity was set to soar on its fifth test flight.

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1 killed in 3-vehicle crash on I-65 near Hyundai Boulevard Friday

  Millbrook restaurant sheltered customers inside freezer during tornado

  Marion community reacts to closing of Judson College

HPD Officer William Darby found guilty of murder; defense team, family speak at press conferences

2 dead at Union Springs trailer park

Union Springs police confirm they are investigating a double homicide.
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  China says most rocket debris burned up during reentry over Maldives

The roughly 30-meter (100-foot) -long stage is among the biggest space debris to fall to Earth.

Wine industry looks forward to new Alabama law

Elmore County man charged in child sex abuse case

  2 Wetumpka residents, others sought after large Panama City Beach fight

  Alabama community rallies for teen in final stages of rare cancer battle

  Scrap vehicles catch fire at Troy recycling center

Saban, Barkley, others to help encourage COVID vaccine in Alabama

  Ivey ‘hopes’ to sign medical marijuana bill after thorough review

State moves to impeach Alabama sheriff

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Pastor, wife suffer gouged eyes, parts of their ears bitten off in Chicago attack

The suspect faces charges of attempted murder and aggravated battery. He is undergoing a psychiatric examination at a hospital.

SPORTS

  Dream Court hosts 6th annual Unified Play Day

Charles Barkley, Nick Saban, others tee off for Regions Tradition Pro Am

Charles Barkley, Nick Saban, Bryan Harsin played in the Regions Tradition Pro Am Wednesday morning.

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Montgomery’s mask mandate set to expire Sunday

Portion of Highway 80 to be named after John R. Lewis

  Memorial service held for Alabama’s fallen law enforcement officers

Craft breweries across the nation come together for festival in downtown Opelika

Don’t fall back: Alabama seeks permanent daylight saving

Lawmakers have voted to to permanently switch Alabama to daylight saving time if the U.S. Congress authorizes it.
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  States scale back vaccine orders as interest in shots wanes

More than 150 million Americans — about 57% of the adult population — have received at least one dose of vaccine.

  Gambling bill stalls in Alabama House as tempers flare

9-year-old shot in Birmingham Friday morning

  Small businesses struggle with record worker shortage

  Man killed in Thursday night Montgomery shooting

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