There's a push to rename the Edmund Pettus Bridge in honor of Rep. John Lewis, who led the 1965 marchers on “Bloody Sunday” but the idea is drawing opposition in Selma, including from some who marched with Lewis that day.
Effective Friday, all non-work related gatherings of 25 persons or more, or non-work related gatherings of any size that cannot maintain a consistent, six-foot distance between persons, are prohibited.
A Macon, Mississippi, tax return preparer was sentenced to 16 months in prison for aiding and assisting in the preparation of filing a false tax return. Shelleen Ivory-Farmer will also serve one year of supervised release.
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey released a statement Tuesday morning following Monday night's deadly weather. Governor Ivey says she is praying for the couple who lost their lives when a possible tornado touched down in North Alabama.
Authorities in Madison County are searching for Helerica "Latrice" Dortch. She was last seen Friday leaving a Domino's Pizza location in Canton. Dortch was wearing Domino's employee attire and was driving a 2015 maroon Chevy Malibu.
A worker at Winston Plywood and Veneer was killed in an industrial accident. The accident happened Tuesday when a core chipper exploded. Authorities have identified the victim as 21-year old Brandon Foster.
The Demopolis Police Department said investigators working the missing-person's case of five-year old Florida girl Taylor Williams uncovered human remains in a wooded area between Demopolis and Linden. The girl's mother, who is from the Demopolis area, has been named a person of interest in the case.
The search for a missing five-year old Florida girl has expanded to Alabama. Authorities are now searching for five-year old Taylor Williams in Marengo County. The girl was reported missing from her Jacksonville home last Wednesday.
Two former government employees in Smith County were arrested on embezzlement charges following an investigation by State Auditor Shad White's office. Helen Bounds and Justin Middleton are accused of embezzling tens of thousands of public funds.