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Possible Father & Son Drowning in Alabama Gulf Waters

  AP-AL-Missing Swimmers Body found after father, son disappear off Alabama coast DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) - The body of a 17-year-old boy has been found after he disappeared while swimming off the coast of Alabama with his father. News…

Montgomery Lawyer Confirmed to Federal District Court

A Montgomery lawyer has been confirmed as a district judge for the state's central district, which is based in Montgomery. President Trump nominated Emily Marks of Montgomery in September. She has practiced law in Montgomery since 1988 and specialized in…

Covington County Elects New Sheriff

With no Democratic challenger in the upcoming November election, Covington County will have a new sheriff. Blake Turman received more votes than three-term Sheriff Dennis Meeks during Tuesday’s election. When asked…

Campaign 2018: Alabama Runoff Results

Alabama News Network has your complete results of Campaign 2018, The Alabama Runoffs. Click here to see the latest results. Some of the notable statewide races are the Republican runoffs for lieutenant governor, attorney general and agriculture commissioner. In addition,…

Troy Man found dead in Georgia

AP-GA--River-Body Body pulled from Georgia's Chattahoochee River HELEN, Ga. (AP) - A man's body has been pulled from Georgia's Chattahoochee River in White County. WSB-TV reports a tourist found the submerged man's body about 10:30 a.m. Friday. Authorities have identified…

Trump Tweets Endorsement of Roby in Re-Election Campaign

Friday morning, President Trump took to Twitter to endorse U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-Alabama) in her re-election bid to represent Alabama's Second Congressional District in Congress.  Roby is seeking her fifth term. This endorsement is significant because Roby, a Republican,…

Campaign 2018: Election Results

Alabama News Network is your election headquarters for Campaign 2018: The Alabama Vote. Our non-stop Live coverage starts at 7 p.m. on CBS 8 and ABC 32 and continues through 10:35 p.m. tonight. Get updated election results here - These…

Campaign 2018: Election Guide

The Alabama Primaries are Tuesday, June 5. Here is everything you need to know before you head to the polls. When Are Polls Open? Polls are open 7AM-7PM statewide Remember, this is a primary. You will have to request either…

Alberto Leads to Closure of All Andalusia City Roads

The Andalusia Police Department announced Monday evening that all city roads are closed until Tuesday morning as result of Subtropical Storm Alberto. Here's the message the police department posted to it's Facebook page. Remember to download the Alabama News Network…

Two killed in wreck

State troopers say two people died in an accident near Uniontown Wednesday Morning:    "A two-vehicle crash at 11:18 a.m. today, May 16, claimed two lives. Sarah lyrene, 70, and Edward Charles Lyrene, 75, both of Northport, were killed when…

Employee Complaint at Arby's in Atmore

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Fast food chain Arby's and its franchisee Beavers' Inc. are facing a federal lawsuit after several teenaged female employees were allegedly sexually harassed at an Arby's in Atmore, Alabama. The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission sued the…

Dothan Minister Charged with Capital Murder

A minister known as a community activist has been charged with capital murder in connection with a shooting in Alabama. The Dothan Eagle reports the Reverend Kenneth Glasgow was jailed Monday in the slaying of 23-year old Breunia Jennings on…

Update: Brantley Fire Damage Estimated at $1 Million

The fire at Brantley Recycling Center has been a costly one.  The town's fire chief tells Alabama News Network the fire caused an estimated $1 million in damage. Three buildings are a total loss. As we showed you Sunday, the…

Crenshaw County Fire Prompts Evacuations

Alabama News Network is following a fire at the Brantley Recycling Center in Crenshaw County. The fire is so large that it is prompting calls for evacuations. Crenshaw County Emergency Management Agency Director Elliott Jones is asking that anyone living…

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