Alabama

A mother in Alabama had just given birth to her baby.  She was drug tested and tested positive for opiates. The hospital staff called The Alabama Department of Human Resources who came and took the baby from the new mother.  The only problem was that it was a false-positive. Her doctor says she may have […]

It turns out that fried food is not that bad for you after all. Authorities said an Alabama woman used a pot full of hot grease to defend herself from an armed intruder last week. Police in Decatur, a city in the northern part of the state, were called to the victim’s home for a […]

On this day in 1990, the city of Selma, Ala. once again became the epicenter of racial tensions after a city-wide school boycott. Students were angered at the firing of the city’s first Black school superintendent, Dr. Norwand Rousell, who lost his job after dismantling what he felt was a discriminatory policy. In 1987, Dr. […]

An Alabama NAACP branch criticizes a grand jury's decision not to indict a Mobile police officer. The officer fatally shot a Black teen during a traffic stop, and many questions remain about the incident.

A museum will also go alongside the memorial to trace the country's history from slavery to present day. The structure is slated to open in April 2017.

An elderly Alabama man tied an alleged burglar to a tree. The intruder was dead when deputies arrived.

An angry Alabama father said it was inappropriate for his son's school to stamp his arm with a message that said, "I need lunch money." The principal said she would communicate with the father by email only going forward.

Alpha Delta Pi sorority at Samford University defied authorities to print racially insensitive images on T-shirts. Social officials apologized to the school's community and launched an investigation.

Wheeler literally took matters into his own hands by grabbing control of the wheel and brakes. As police approached the car, the child pulled the truck over, ending the scary ordeal. Special Agent Eric Salvador and Trooper Lee Wells came to the duo's assistance.

Alabama police found themselves being taunted by a suspect after officials at the department published a wanted poster to its Facebook page. Roderick Hill, the suspect in question, responded to the poster and mocked the relatively mild charge the Linden Police Department are seeking him over, Mashable reports. The zany situation all began on Sunday […]

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) deemed President Obama the most "racially divisive president since slavery."

A recently released video which shows the fatal shooting of 26-year-old Cameron Massey at the hands of Alabama police officers has reignited interest in the case. The incident, which took place in October 2013, has become a crusade of the slain man’s family and their attorney says the footage strikes down claims that Massey was […]