- Alabama develops diversity plan for Greek system
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Targeted by protests following allegations of racial discrimination in its traditionally all-white sororities nearly three years ago, the University of Alabama said Friday it has developed a plan for increasing diversity in the Greek-letter groups in consultation with the Justice Department.
- Escaped inmate recaptured in Ashville
ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say an escaped work-released inmate from the Alex City Work Release Center in Ashville has been captured.
- Court upholds conviction in killing of ex-Auburn players
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama appeals court has upheld the conviction of a man serving life without parole in the shooting deaths of two one-time Auburn University football players and a third man.
- Hubbard lawyer calls proposed sentence 'absurd'
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A lawyer for former House Speaker Mike Hubbard said Friday that prosecutors are seeking an "absurd" prison sentence after Hubbard's conviction on ethics charges.
- Lawyer: Proposed sentence for convicted speaker 'absurd'
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A lawyer for former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard says prosecutors are seeking a "ridiculously extreme" prison sentence after his conviction on ethics charges.
- Court upholds case of man convicted in Auburn slayings
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A state appeals court has upheld the conviction of a man serving life without parole in the shooting deaths of two one-time Auburn University football players and a third man.
- Opelika police arrest 12 in human trafficking investigation
OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — The Opelika Police Department has announced multiple arrests made in a prostitution and sex trafficking bust.
- Man convicted in cross burning sentenced on weapon charge
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say an Alabama man convicted of burning a cross in a black neighborhood has also been sentenced on weapons charges.
- State representative tapped to lead banking department
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A state representative from Shelby County has been chosen to serve as superintendent of the State Banking Department.
- Alabama veteran finally getting medal for WWII service
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — More than 70 years after he was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army, a north Alabama veteran will receive a long-awaited honor.
- Hurricane-proof welcome center opening on Alabama coast
GRAND BAY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is adding a new tool in its plan to prepare for tropical weather: a hurricane-proof welcome center near the coast.
- Alabama raises a stink over Dothan sewage overflows
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Alabama officials have filed a lawsuit against Dothan over hundreds of sewage overflows that have occurred in the city in recent years.
- Cullman principal, arrested on trespassing charge, to retire
CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — The Cullman High School principal arrested earlier this year on trespassing charges is retiring.
- Prosecutors seek long sentence, hefty fine for Hubbard
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Prosecutors have asked a judge to sentence former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard to five years in a state prison for breaking the state ethics law.
- Sheriff's deputy shot while serving warrant in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a Jefferson County sheriff's deputy has been shot in the leg In southwest Birmingham.