Apr 25, 2013 — The blast late Wednesday in Mobile left three people with critical burns and forced the evacuation of a nearby cruise ship on the Mobile River.
Mar 14, 2013 — Alabama's Gov. Robert Bentley has signed a sweeping education bill that gives tax credits to parents who want to transfer their children from a failing public school to another public or private school. The bill became law one day after the Alabama Supreme Court ruled a lawsuit against it was premature.
Mar 8, 2013 — A week after a sweeping education bill was abruptly adopted by Alabama's Legislature, the legislation is on hold, with a circuit judge and the state's supreme court reviewing separate lawsuits filed over it. The bill gives tax credits to parents who move children from struggling schools to private or public schools.
Mar 5, 2013 — A judge has blocked Alabama's governor from signing a school choice bill, after a lawsuit alleged that lawmakers bypassed state rules when they substantially revised the legislation in committee. A vote on the bill was marked by confusion, anger, and accusations of "sleaziness" and "hypocrisy."
Mar 13, 2012 — Reporters aboard his charter plane asked Romney asked about his expectations for Tuesday's primaries in Alabama and Mississippi. He said if the polls "are anywhere near correct, we'll end up with, I don't know, a third of the delegates." And Romney, said if that's the case that "inches us closer to the magic number" of 1,144 delegates.
Jan 9, 2012 — The consensus seems to be that tonight's BCS championship game between No. 2 Alabama and No. 1 LSU will be a defensive struggle, similar to the touchdown-free game they played on Nov. 5. But while they field elite defenses, LSU and Alabama's squads have very different strengths.
Jan 9, 2012 — After another Tebow "miracle" on Sunday, the Denver Broncos are advancing in the NFL playoffs. Tonight, college football caps its season with the "rematch of the century" between LSU and Alabama.
Dec 6, 2011 — The law — considered the toughest in the country against illegal immigrants — came back to the spotlight after a Mercedes-Benz executive was arrested when he forgot his passport and license at his hotel. The attorney general is now recommending that some parts are repealed and others rewritten.
Nov 22, 2011 — Detlev Hager was arrested during a routine traffic stop because he had left his passport at home. The arrest has business leaders asking if the incident will have broader implications for foreign investment in the state.
Nov 10, 2011 — The history of the more than $4 billion in debt spans a decade and mostly involves a failed sewer construction deal fraught with corruption. Experts worry that the municipal bond market in the United States will suffer the consequences.