Alabama

Capitol Riot Participant from Alabama Reaches Plea Deal

. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File) MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A Vietnam veteran charged with bringing 11 Molotov cocktails and other weapons to Washington on the day of the U.S. Capitol riot has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors. The agreement for Lonnie Coffman of Falkville, Alabama, is cited in a Wednesday court filing. The filing does not provide details. Coffman…

Census: Alabama More Diverse, A Few Counties Driving Growth

    Alabama’s population has become more diverse over the last 10 years and a handful of counties helped drive the state’s population growth, according to U.S. Census Bureau numbers released Thursday. Mirroring a trend across the country, Alabama showed an increase in racial and ethnic diversity in the new Census numbers. The percentage of people who identify as white…

Longtime Montgomery County DA Investigator retires after 30 years

Montgomery County DA’s Office Throws Retirement Party for Denny Merritt/Source: Alabama News Network Show Caption Hide Caption Montgomery County DA’s Office Throws Retirement Party for Denny Merritt/Source: Alabama News Network Show Caption Hide Caption Montgomery County DA’s Office Throws Retirement Party for Denny Merritt/Source: Alabama News Network Show Caption Hide Caption Montgomery County DA Investigator Denny Merritt received a proclamation…

Alabama’s Primo drafted No. 12 overall, Jones goes in second round

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Two Alabama men’s basketball players were selected in the 2021 NBA Draft, which was held in Brooklyn, N.Y., at the Barclays Center on Thursday night. Guard Joshua Primo was a first round selection of the San Antonio Spurs at No. 12 overall and guard/forward Herbert Jones went No. 35 to the New Orleans Pelicans It was a…