Alabama

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…

Alabama Football Celebrates 16th National Championship with Parade on Saturday

The Crimson Tide players and coaches joined the fans on the Walk of Champions

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama Crimson Tide football team joined fans in celebrating the program’s NCAA-record 16thnational championship with a parade and ceremony on Saturday morning. The parade began at Denny Chimes and proceeded to the Walk of Champions where a ceremony was held to present the Cotton Bowl Trophy, Amway Coaches Trophy and College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy. The…

FEMA Funds Available to Flood Victims

Federal funding will soon be available to Alabamians affects by December flooding. Thursday, President Obama declared a major disaster exists in the State of Alabama and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of December 23-31, 2015. Federal funding is available to state, tribal, and…

Alabama to Perform First Execution in Two Years

A man convicted of the 1992 rape and bludgeoning death of a woman is scheduled to be put to death Thursday in Alabama’s first execution in more than two years. Forty-three-year-old Christopher Eugene Brooks is to receive a lethal injection at 6 p.m. CST. Brooks was condemned for the death of 23-year-old Jo Deann Campbell. Prosecutors said Campbell was beaten…