Black Warrior River

Alabama AG Announces $3M Settlement with Tyson Over Spill

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall says the state has reached a $3 million settlement with Tyson Farms over a wastewater spill that killed an estimated 175,000 fish. It was one of the largest recorded fish kills in Alabama history. The agreement was announced Wednesday. The state had sued Tyson last year over the spill in the…

Black Warrior River Boat Crash Investigation Continues

Autopsies Ordered on two victims.

AP-AL–Fatal Boating Accident Autopsies sought in boat crash that killed 2 MOUNDVILLE, Ala. (AP) – A prosecutor has ordered autopsies for two people killed in a July 4 boating crash in Alabama. District Attorney Michael Jackson says a man and a woman died in the accident, which happened on the Black Warrior River near Moundville. Jackson says neither victim appeared…