Alabama

Florida Senator Marco Rubio

Lawmakers ready to unveil immigration deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is almost ready to share an immigration overhaul crafted over several months. The Gang of Eight is finishing up the final details and is planning to unveil the proposed legislation on Tuesday.

04/15/2013

(Photo credit: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport)

Airport worker turns in $7,000 in lost cash

ATLANTA (AP) — A part-time parking deck worker at Atlanta’s airport says she never thought about keeping the envelope with $7,000 in cash she found on the curb outside the international terminal.

03/06/2013

Bret Lewis

Courting the kids

In college football, Alabama coach Nick Saban has offered a scholarship to a young running back named Dylan Moses. He’s 6-feet-1 and 215 pounds. And real fast. Why is this a story?

02/28/2013

Boy who was abducted, now back with his family. (Photo: ABC News via YouTube channel)

Family celebrates boy’s rescue from Ala. bunker

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama family celebrated the rescue of a 5-year-old held hostage for a week in an underground bunker as authorities painstakingly checked for bombs on the abductor’s property a day after a police raid left the man dead.

02/05/2013

Jimmy Lee Dykes

Officials: Rescued boy is fine, playful

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama boy held for nearly a week in an underground bunker by a man who killed a bus driver is said to be playing, laughing and eating — and doing the things a normal 5-year-old would.

02/04/2013

Jimmy Lee Dykes

FBI: Officers stormed bunker when child in danger

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — Officers stormed an underground bunker in Alabama where a 5-year-old boy had been held hostage for nearly a week, rescuing the child and leaving the boy’s abductor dead, officials said Monday.

02/04/2013

Jimmy Lee Dykes

Authorities release photo of accused Ala. abductor

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — Authorities have released a photo of a man they say killed a school bus driver and abducted a 5-year-old boy before taking refuge in an underground bunker.

02/01/2013

James Hood

James Hood dies; defied segregation at U. of Ala.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — One of the first black students who enrolled at the University of Alabama a half century ago in defiance of racial segregation has died. James Hood of Gadsden was 70.

01/18/2013

Katherine Webb

ESPN apologizes for Musburger comments about quarterback’s girlfriend

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — ESPN is apologizing for some of the commentary from Brent Musburger during last night’s telecast of the college football championship game, won by Alabama over Notre Dame.

01/08/2013

Katherine Webb

Miss Alabama becomes the center of attention at BCS championship game

During the first half of the BCS championship game between Alabama and Notre Dame the ESPN cameras found Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron’s girlfriend Katherine Webb. Watch the clip and learn about the ensuing controversy.

01/08/2013

Piper PA-30

Mom: Boy didn’t steal plane in crash

JASPER, Ala. (AP) — The mother of a teen killed along with two friends in an Alabama plane crash says her son had his own key to the plane and had flown it many times.

01/02/2013

Ala. woman sleeps through tornado ripping off roof

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman said Friday she fell asleep on the couch and didn’t realize a tornado had ripped off part of her roof and damaged most of the home until firefighters and neighbors came to check on her.

12/21/2012

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