Sessions, running for Senate, rejects Trump’s criticism

Jeff Sessions is pushing back at President Donald Trump’s criticisms on his recusal in the Russia investigation when he was attorney general.

Alabama Department of Labor works to resolve unemployment glitch

  Another warm day with scattered storms

Man dead after car strikes power pole in crash outside Prattville

  Biscuits host Burger Up! to help raise money for COVID-19 relief

  Mark Jones inducted into ASOF Hall of Fame after 42 years as referee

  Jackson Hospital seeing heaviest patient influx ever encountered, pulmonologist says

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Two vehicle crash leads to fatality near Opelika

  Heat, humidity and scattered storms for Memorial Day Weekend

Death investigation underway in Lowndes County

Jasmine Hill Gardens and Outdoor Museum announces closure

Birmingham Mayor: Traditional church services “dangerous” right now

Can you catch COVID-19 in a swimming pool?

Victoryland Casino to reopen Monday morning

The casino posted to its Facebook page Saturday its intentions to reopen Monday morning at 8 a.m.

Missing teen out of Childersburg found

McCormick is described as a black female with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing red pants, a white T-shirt and a gray jacket.

Missing Mississippi man found dead in Bessemer, Ala.

Jones’ body was found in an abandoned house on Fairfax Avenue.

LifeSouth testing donors for COVID-19 antibodies

LifeSouth testing donors for COVID-19 antibodies

  Pandemic doesn’t prevent Reeltown High graduates from walking the stage

  State Superintendent of Education: School officials working on option for virtual learning in the fall

  Biscuits, Alabama Cattleman’s Association serve up steak sandwiches for first responders

  Warm weekend ahead with scattered storms possible

  Child care facilities preparing to welcome more children

City of Prattville lifts curfew

Wetumpka student named U.S. Presidential Scholar

Isaac Stubbs just graduated as valedictorian from Wetumpka High School, and that’s not all.

  Montgomery student 1 of just 10 Gold Award Girl Scouts

Allyson Merriweather is a rising senior at Booker T. Washington Magnet High School.

  Pandemic doesn’t stop Georgiana from landing two new businesses

Georgiana is about to get a healthy economic boost this summer and what a great time for that to happen against the backdrop of a punishing pandemic.

  County Road 12: The story behind the new Lake Martin mural

The ride to the lake just got a whole lot more exciting in Alex City. Get ready for a big welcome if your’re heading to Wind Creek State Park on Lake Martin.

Free leadership class being offered by Troy University

Troy University will be making its ‘Leadership 101’ class available for free to anyone who wants it during the months of June and July.

Grand Ole Opry to continue tradition of ‘Salute the Troops’ show ahead of Memorial Day

Country music star and U.S. Army veteran Craig Morgan will be performing at the Grand Ole Opry in the venue’s annual “Salute the Troops” Memorial Day weekend show.

Veterans home sees drop in active COVID-19 cases

A second round of COVID-19 testing was conducted this week.

Nursing home association reacts to warning over residents’ stimulus checks

"If this is happening, it needs to stop now,” AG Steve Marshall said. “These stimulus checks are rightfully and legally the property of the residents and must be returned."

  Man shot Friday in Montgomery, suspect in custody

A man was shot Friday afternoon in Montgomery, and a suspect is in custody, according to the Montgomery Police Department.

ADOL warns of unemployment compensation scams

The Alabama Department of Labor is warning against a new scam involving unemployment benefits.

Montgomery among 12 counties under burn ban order

The ban, an annual occurrence during warmer weather, is part of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management's efforts to protect air quality.

Jefferson Co. Dept. of Health issues stricter order for entertainment venues

The Jefferson County Department of Health has issued stricter orders for entertainment venues.

Biscuits COVID-19 relief burger cook-off to be livestreamed

While it still may be some time before fans can watch the Biscuits play, Saturday they can enjoy a burger cook-off right from the infield!

SEC announces date athletes can return for in-person activities

The SEC says activities must be under strict supervision of designated university personnel and safety guidelines developed by each institution.

  ADPH: Nearly 8,000 presumed recovered from COVID-19

Nearly 8,000 people have recovered from COVID-19 in Alabama, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

  Livestreaming this weekend: Memorial Day, Harry Potter and Gibson guitars

The National Memorial Day Concert, Gibson Guitar's new show and a Harry Potter-themed play get a virtual premiere.

Crayola launches ‘Colors of the World’ crayons to include more skin tones

Crayola has launched a new product aimed at cultivating a more inclusive world for children.

2020 Montgomery graduation ceremony dates set

The graduation dates for most Montgomery Public School seniors are set with only one school still to be determined.

  Alabama jobless rate jumps to 12.9% because of pandemic

It's the worst jobs report for Alabama in nearly 40 years.

South Florida Amber Alert cancelled, 9-year-old boy found deceased

A devastating end to a Florida Amber Alert has been reported.

Trending Twitter video involving FedEx driver leads to WALB employee receiving death threats

An argument between a Leesburg man and two FedEx drivers has gone viral and is trending on Twitter after being viewed by more than 6.5 million people online and even more on national media outlets.

Ala. among few states to incorporate Apple, Google contact tracing technology

The technology would be able to track those who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through Bluetooth.

  Classic arcade game Pac-Man turns 40 on Friday

One of the most popular video games of all time is now 40 years old.

  How Gov. Ivey’s further-loosened order impacts school reopenings

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has amended her state order in the fight against COVID-19 which is opening the door for students to return to class.

Cyberbullying continues among kids during pandemic

In the digital age we live in, many children are exposed to online predators every day. Some of these predators say mean things and others have a more cynical objective and prey on the young

  Alabama further eases restrictions as COVID-19 spreads

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced Thursday that more types of businesses and events can restart despite an increasing number of COVID-19 cases across the state.

  Possible suit could halt 165-year-old church’s demolition

A potential showdown could soon play out in Wetumpka and it surrounds the fate of a church’s historic sanctuary.

  Montgomery hospitals can handle ICU bed shortages, state health officer says

State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris spoke Thursday afternoon about the state of hospitals in Montgomery, which Mayor Steven Reed says are at a “critical point.”

  Marine Patrol enforcing social distancing rules Memorial Day weekend

Marine Patrol is preparing for a busy Memorial Day weekend.

500K Alabamians apply for unemployment in 2 months

The applications from last week were the lowest since late March and continued an overall downward trend as parts of Alabama’s economy reopen.

  Summer-like weather pattern welcomes Memorial Day Weekend

Each day will feature heat, humidity and storm chances

Broadway star Cordero suffers setback in coronavirus recovery, wife says

His wife Amanda Kloots said his health was going downhill during an Instagram Live video stream.

President Trump approves disaster declaration for 18 counties

Multiple counties will soon get federal financial help after President Donald Trump approved an Alabama Disaster Declaration Thursday.

RSA Tower tenant reports positive coronavirus case

The employee has not been inside the building since May 14.

18-year-old charged in Houston County shooting

An 18-year-old has been arrested in a Houston County shooting.

Suspect wanted in south Ala. for armed robbery of Dollar General

Police say the incident happened at the Dollar General in New Brockton around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday.

  Wrong video conference help line routes to scammers

Incorrect tech support numbers posted on the internet lead to scammers trying to trick consumers into giving up their credit card information.

Juvenile, 7 others injured Wednesday in 5 separate Montgomery shootings

Montgomery police say a juvenile and seven others were injured after five shootings throughout the day Wednesday.

Man charged with assault after woman injured in shooting

Montgomery police have charged a man with assault after a woman was injured in a shooting.

24-year-old dies in 2-vehicle Chilton County crash

A 24-year-old man has died after a two-vehicle crash in Chilton County Thursday.

UPDATE: park confirms Tuesday drowning death at Little River Canyon

A drowning at Little River Canyon is currently under investigation.

FBI agent kills North Carolina slaying suspect in Alabama

A man wanted for murder in North Carolina has died after a standoff with FBI agents Wednesday in Alabama.

15-county Fire Danger Advisory canceled after rainfall

Among the wildfires fought during that period was a large blaze in Mobile County that affected 1,100 acres over a five-day period.

Man pulls knife on Opelika officer after allegedly throwing rocks at cars on interstate

Opelika police have arrested a man who pulled a knife on them while attempting to speak with him about allegedly throwing large rocks at cars on the interstate.

UPDATE: Father charged with reckless murder in the chase and crash that killed his 15-year-old son

Deputies say Reico Terry led them on a chase throughout the area and onto the interstate

Opelika man arrested after allegedly abducting 22-year-old

An Opelika man is safe and at home after allegedly being abducted.

Decatur woman faces endangerment charges after child consumes ‘THC candy’

A Decatur woman is facing child endangerment charges following a Tuesday arrest.

Suspect in custody after Montgomery patrol vehicle stolen

A man wanted for escaping police custody and stealing a patrol vehicle is back in custody, according to Central Alabama CrimeStoppers.

  Music educators concerned about the spread of COVID-19 while singing

Many school systems plan a return to in-person instruction this fall but it may depend on the subject matter being taught.

Man wanted for Charlotte murder fatally shot in Alabama during FBI arrest

A fugitive who was wanted for the murder of a woman in Charlotte was shot and killed in south Alabama Wednesday, sources say.

  $250 million from CARES Act to help local governments

The state legislature approved $250 million in CARES Act dollars to reimburse local governments for coronavirus-related expenses.

ALEA to enforce safety at Lake Guntersville during Memorial Day weekend

ALEA will crack down on crime and issue tickets if you break rules when you’re out on the lake.

  Doctors urge parents to keep their kids active

Doctors say Alabama has a high child obesity rate and urges parents to keep kids active.

  ’One of the worst things I’ve ever experienced in my life,' EAMC’s chaplain shares pandemic impact

The former Methodist minister shared it’s been devastating to see COVID-19 end dozens of lives in the area as the virus continues impacting the community.

  Montgomery hospitals at ‘very critical point’ with COVID-19, mayor says

“Right now, if you are from Montgomery and you need an ICU bed, you are in trouble,” the mayor said.

  Auburn University virologist involved in vaccine trials discusses timeline, expectations

Scientists and medical experts estimate a vaccine will play a key role in ending the pandemic.

Construction worker at Bryant-Denny Stadium shares concerns about on-site COVID-19 cases

Someone working on the construction project on Bryant Denny Stadium on the University of Alabama campus became concerned when people stopped showing up for work.

Alabama Adventure to open May 30

In ten days, Alabama Adventure will open for the summer after COVID-19 extended their opening day.