The parents of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes begged Friday for his life to be spared through a plea bargain - a move that rekindled the long-running, emotional debate about whether the horrific details of the mass...
Families of law enforcement officers around the nation are "stepping out in blue" Friday in support for their loved ones. Step Out in Blue Day was organized only four days ago, but word traveled quickly.
It appears the planned Black Lives Matter protests in Birmingham will proceed as planned, according to David Gespass, an attorney representing the group Black Lives Matter Birmingham.
Despite an early start, sales data provided to The Associated Press show that stores may once again have to rely on procrastinators to save the holiday shopping season.
Protesters move onto Highway 280 in front of The Summit, causing traffic to back up Friday afternoon.
A St. Clair County teen died Thursday night after falling from the bed of a moving pickup truck near Ashville, Alabama State Troopers said.
Managers at Tiger Lodge apartments say they've hired a new security company to patrol the property and are considering additional gates.
A 5-year-old Ohio boy hoping to save the football program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has donated his entire allowance, sending a $1 bill with a handwritten note of support.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - President Barack Obama has appointed the leader of an Alabama nonprofit to a newly created task force on community policing.A statement from the White House Thursday said Director of the Montgomery-based Equal Justice Initiative, Bryan Stevenson, has been chosen to serve on the Task Force on 21st Century Policing.The president created the 11-person committee by executive order and announced its creation on Thursday. Philadelphia Police Chief Charles Ramsey and George M...
A judge has told Harvey Updyke Jr. that he faces arrest if he doesn't pay $700 in restitution by Feb. 11 for the poisoning of oak trees at Toomer's Corner in Auburn.
Birmingham, Ala._ Hundreds of people have pledged to wear blue today in support of local law enforcement. The Step Out in Blue campaign was started by an organization called Wives Behind the Badge. The group has received a lot of buzz on social media that includes more than 24,000 likes on its Facebook page and more than 270 tweets.In addition to Step Out In Blue, a ribbon campaign has been circling social media, as well as Cookies for a Cop, which also took off at a rapid pace. The Sea of Bl...