Alabama

New Director Named for Marshall Space Flight Center

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) – NASA has named a new director to lead the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville. NASA officials said in a statement Monday that Todd May has been named to the post after the retirement of former director Patrick Scheuermann. May, of Fairhope, had been serving as acting director since November. May previously worked as the space…

Former Alabama Wide Receiver Chris Black Transfers To Missouri

Former 4-star prospect heading to Missouri

Former 4-star prospect and Alabama wide receiver Chris Black has chosen his new school. Black announced on Twitter that he will be transferring to Missouri. He graduated with a degree already, so he will be able to play immediately for the Tigers. He caught 25 passes for 290 yards during his career for the Crimson Tide. Black had injury setbacks…

4-Star DB Nigel Knott Picks Alabama

The Alabama Crimson Tide kick-off signing day week with a big commitment

The Alabama Crimson Tide added another big recruit to it’s 2016 class after 4-star defensive back Nigel Knott picked the tide. Knott released a video in conjunction with Bleacher Report to announce his college choice: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2612926-the-commitment-watch-4-star-cb-nigel-knotts-behind-the-scenes-announcement The corner from Madison, Mississippi is considered one of the top 100 high school players in the 2016 class. He is ranked 62nd according…

Senior Bowl 2016: Cyrus Jones

Sports Reporter Ben Bolton talks with former Alabama defensive back Cyrus Jones at the 2016 Senior Bowl

Sports Reporter Ben Bolton talks with former Alabama defensive back Cyrus Jones at the 2016 Senior Bowl Categories: Alabama Tags: Alabama, cyrus jones, Senior Bowl

Health Officials Will No Longer Offer Money for TB Testing in Perry County

MARION, Ala. (AP) – Officials say the Perry County Health Department will offer free tuberculosis screening but is no longer paying residents to get tested or attend follow up appointments. Alabama Department of Public Health officials said in a release Friday that 1,813 people were tested since Jan. 11. Department officials say 100 people had latent tuberculosis infections and 27…

Senior Bowl 2016: Jake Coker

Sports reporter Ben Bolton talks to former Alabama quarterback Jake Coker at the 2016 Senior Bowl

Sports reporter Ben Bolton talks to former Alabama quarterback Jake Coker at the 2016 Senior Bowl Categories: Alabama Tags: Alabama, Jake Coker, Senior Bowl

Senior Bowl 2016: Jarran Reed

Sports reporter Ben Bolton catches up with former Alabama defensive lineman Jarran Reed at the 2016 Senior Bowl

Sports reporter Ben Bolton catches up with former Alabama defensive lineman Jarran Reed at the 2016 Senior Bowl Categories: Alabama Tags: Alabama, Jarran Reed, Senior Bowl

Law Enforcement Increases Awareness of Human Trafficking in Alabama

Human trafficking affects more people in Alabama that most people realize.

It’s a serious legal and social issue that many of us may not even think is a problem in the United States, human trafficking.  Law enforcement wants you to know that if affects more people than you realize, maybe even someone you know. US attorney’s representing Alabama’s southern, middle and northern districts held a meeting on the campus of Auburn…

Alabama Men’s Basketball Loses on Final Possession to LSU, 72-70

Retin Obasohan finishes with 20 points, but final shot comes up short

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama men’s basketball team lost in the final seconds to LSU, 72-70, on Saturday in front of a sold out crowd at Coleman Coliseum. Senior guard Retin Obasohan finished 20 points, but his final layup to tie the game came up short. “I am proud of our team tonight,” head coach Avery Johnson said. “I thought…