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States pause use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine to investigate blood clots

(WDEF) - Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and Alabama are all pausing use of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine. The federal government issued a recommendation...

After Amazon: Labor tries to regroup in wake of Alabama loss

WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite the strongest public support and the most sympathetic president in years, the American labor movement just suffered a stinging defeat...

Stolen Confederate monument recovered in New Orleans

New Orleans police have recovered a Confederate monument that had been stolen in Alabama and was the subject of a ransom note threatening to convert it into a toilet.

Lottery vote pushed back again in Alabama

The search for a two thirds majority eludes the bill's sponsor again.

Amtrak plans for the southeast

ATLANTA (AP) - Amtrak says a new route in its long-range plans would connect Savannah, Georgia, to Nashville, Tennessee and stop in Atlanta. Amtrak's proposed...

Alabama expanding vaccine eligibility to 16 and up on Monday

CAMDEN, Ala. (AP) - Alabama will expand vaccine eligibility to everyone 16 and older next week. Gov. Kay Ivey says the new rule will...

Alabama Could Soon Allow Alcohol Home Delivery

Alabama could soon allow people to get beer, wine and liquor delivered to their homes.

Alabama keeping their ban on yoga in schools

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama’s decades-old ban on yoga in public schools could stay in place a little longer. A bill that would allow yoga...

One Dead in Tornado South of Atlanta

There was one fatality after a tornado ripped through Newnan, Georgia Thursday night

Fatalities reported from northeast Alabama tornado

7pm Update: -- 5 now confirmed dead from tornado in Calhoun County-- new tornado warning right now there -- a police officer was struck by lightning...

Harrah’s brings sports betting to Murphy casino

The closest Las Vegas experience in sports betting to Chattanooga. We compare the laws now in Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama.

Lottery not dead yet in Alabama legislature

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) - An Alabama Senate committee has advanced a lottery bill as lawmakers try to get the issue of gambling before state...


Minnesota cop will be charged in shooting of Daunte Wright

Kim Potter, a former police officer who fatally shot 20-year-old motorist Daunte Wright during a traffic stop, will be charged with second-degree manslaughter.

Jack Daniel’s inks deal on Tennessee solar farm

Iconic whiskey maker Jack Daniel's has struck a long-term deal to fuel a solar panel farm a few miles away from its Tennessee distillery.

12 missing in ship capsize off Louisiana

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a dozen people in waters off the coast of Louisiana after six crew members were pulled from rough seas.

Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison

Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a massive Ponzi scheme, has died in prison.