The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says a body was found in a ditch on Warrior-Trafford Road Monday morning.
Civil Rights activist Rosa Parks is born, and Major League Baseball finally begins to induct Negro League players. All this and more in today’s special edition of, “This Day in History”.
Philip Seymour Hoffman suffered from a chronic medical condition that required ongoing treatment. An admitted drug addict who first sought professional help more than two decades ago, Hoffman apparently succumbed to his illness with an overdose despite a return to rehab last March.
Alabama legislators are returning to Montgomery after last week’s meeting schedule got interrupted by the winter storm.
There was some good news and bad news at the Leeds City Council meeting Monday night.
When the snow started coming down last Tuesday, 13-year-old Robbie Hansen couldn’t but help feel some excitement.
A former Ku Klux Klan leader has pleaded guilty for his role in a 2009 cross burning outside an Ozark neighborhood.
Steve Cozza is still haunted by the memories. Although he tried to save the life of someone who was burning alive, he says nothing could put out the gasoline-fueled blaze.
Former Lt. Gov. Jim Folsom Jr. said Monday that he’s not planning to run for lieutenant governor even though he filed paperwork creating a campaign committee for this year’s race.
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Alabama’s cold winter may make some people want to leave, but it has brought a bumper crop of bald eagles to Alabama.
A bill to shorten tag renewal lines at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Birmingham was making progress through the Alabama legislature prior to the snow and ice that hit Alabama last week.
Birmingham mayor William Bell is working with local organizations to help the city more environmentally sustainable.
Samford University holds a place in the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham. In 1961 CBS News produced a documentary in Birmingham entitled “Who Speaks For Birmingham”
It’s a story that almost defies belief: A man leaves Mexico in December 2012 for a day of shark fishing and ends up surviving 13 months on fish, birds and turtles before washing ashore on the remote Marshall Islands some 5,500 miles (8,800 kilometers) away.
After waiting decades for a major sports championship, thousands of Seattleites took to the streets as fireworks popped, horns blared and flags waved following the Seahawks’ decisive Super Bowl win.
A federal judge says he will rule quickly on whether to throw out a lawsuit challenging Alabama’s new tax credits for families that move their children from failing public schools.
A two-car wreck in Fayette killed three people, and alcohol is expected to have played a factor in the crash.