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Interstate through Birmingham closing for more than 1 year

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Traffic through Alabama's largest city won't be normal for months as the state's busiest road closes for a construction project. Crews...

Reported tornado damages Alabama town

WATUMPKA, Al. (WDEF) - The town of Watumpka, Alabama was severely damaged by a reported tornado. The storm moved through the downtown area around 3:00...

The Latest: Police: Worker shot man who opened fire in IHOP

No charges now, but grand jury will review case.

Former Alabama lawmaker pleads guilty in health fraud case

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A former Alabama lawmaker who led the 2017 impeachment push against then-Gov. Robert Bentley has pleaded guilty in a health...

Coroner: 11-year-old Alabama boy killed during hunting trip

ORRVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say an 11-year-old Alabama boy has been killed in what appears to be a hunting accident. Al.com reports the boy's...

Hepatitis A outbreak spreads to northeast Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (WDEF) - The Alabama Department of Public Health says it is investigating a hepatitis A outbreak that has spread into a second north...

Alabama bans smoking on public Gulf Shores beach

GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) - Gulf Shores' sugar-white sandy beaches are Alabama's most popular half-mile stretch of public beachfront. It's also undergoing $15 million in...

Jones denies knowledge of Russian-style online effort

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Sen. Doug Jones says he was unaware of an experiment run by outside researchers during his campaign seeking to...

Searches fail to locate missing passenger on cruise ship

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Searches have failed to turn up a man who went missing Sunday aboard a cruise ship traveling to the western...
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Carnival: Passenger reported missing on cruise from Alabama

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Carnival Cruise Line says a passenger is missing on a cruise ship from Alabama. Carnival tells news outlets in a statement...

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