#Alabama

  • Falcons draft another Alabama receiver, Calvin Ridley

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) – The Atlanta Falcons went with another Alabama receiver for their offensive arsenal, picking Calvin Ridley with the 26th overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night. Ridley will join Julio Jones to provide an additional deep target for quarterback Matt Ryan in an...
  • Lynching memorial and museum in Alabama draw crowds, tears

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Tears and expressions of grief met the opening of the nation’s first memorial to the victims of lynching Thursday in Alabama. Hundreds lined up in the rain to get a first look at the memorial and museum in Montgomery. The National Memorial for Peace and Justice...
  • Police shoot, kill Alabama man wanted for slaying of trombone player

    Pennsylvania authorities say a man wanted for gunning down a Florida trombone player as she left orchestra practice has been killed after he pulled a gun on officers trying to make a traffic stop. State police say troopers tried to stop Steven Brooks late Thursday for erratic driving in...
  • Alabama football team ‘honored’ to visit White House Tuesday

    WASHINGTON – The University of Alabama football team will visit the White House Tuesday to celebrate its 2017 National Championship victory. Members of the Crimson Tide, 26-23 winners over Georgia in the College Football Playoff title game at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium in January, are looking forward to the White...
  • Gunman kills himself and one other at Alabama Hospital

    One man is dead and another is in critical condition after a gunman opened fire at an Alabama hospital before fatally shooting himself, police said. Birmingham police Lt. Peter Williston said Wednesday police were called to UAB Highlands Hospital 6:55 p.m. Officers found two victims along with the gunman...
  • Man sentenced to prison for killing teen over Xbox

    An Alabama man was sentenced to death Thursday for the murder of a teen boy over an Xbox. Benjamin Young, 30, was convicted last month of capital murder in the 2016 death of 19-year-old Ki-Jana Freeman, AL.com reported. Young and four others allegedly lured the teen and a friend to...
  • Charter bus with high school students crash…at least one dead

    At least one person is dead after a charter tour bus carrying high school students crashed near the Florida-Alabama state line, police said Tuesday. Baldwin County (Ala.) Sheriff Hoss Mack said one person is in critical condition and five are in serious condition after the bus carrying high school students from Houston...
  • Person of interest ID in school shooting

    A student killed in an apparent gun accident at an Alabama high school Wednesday has been identified as 17-year-old Courtlin Lashawn Arrington, and a person of interest is in custody, reports CBS affiliate WIAT. Arrington was killed and another student was injured yesterday afternoon in the incident at Huffman High School in...
  • 1 student dead, another hurt by gun in Alabama high school

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Birmingham closed one of its largest schools for a thorough safety sweep Thursday after metal detectors and other security measures failed to keep students from handling a gun in a classroom where one 17-year-old was fatally shot and another wounded in an apparent accident. Birmingham Interim...