Ala.

TALLASSEE, Ala | Authorities: 3 dead in shooting outside a Walmart in Alabama

TALLASSEE, Ala. (AP) — A gunman crashed into a vehicle outside a Walmart store on Tuesday morning, opening fire and killing two women before taking his own life, authorities said. Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock said as an investigation unfolded that it appeared the shooter purposely rammed a car into another vehicle in the store parking … Continue reading TALLASSEE, Ala | Authorities: 3 dead in shooting outside a Walmart in Alabama

PAINT ROCK, Ala | Mayor nixes move to ban media, non-residents from meetings

PAINT ROCK, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama mayor has backed down from an attempt to bar the media and out-of-towners from attending council meetings in her tiny, rural town. Paint Rock Mayor Brenda Fisk told WAAY-TV she issued the ban earlier this year without knowing it would violate the law. Members never voted on the … Continue reading PAINT ROCK, Ala | Mayor nixes move to ban media, non-residents from meetings

BIRMINGHAM, Ala | Jutanugarn wins US Women’s Open on fourth playoff hole

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn had a huge lead, completely lost it and then prevailed on the fourth hole of a playoff to win a dramatic U.S. Women’s Open on Sunday at Shoal Creek. Jutanugarn, a 22-year-old from Thailand, made a clutch bunker shot to within a foot of the hole to save par, … Continue reading BIRMINGHAM, Ala | Jutanugarn wins US Women’s Open on fourth playoff hole

BIRMINGHAM, Ala | Sarah Jane Smith up by 3 at US Women’s Open at Shoal Creek

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Sarah Jane Smith has a three-shot lead entering the third round of the U.S. Women’s Open. The Australian shot a 5-under 67 Friday, finishing her second round before more thunderstorms soaked an already wet Shoal Creek course. Half the field completed the second round Saturday morning. Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn is second … Continue reading BIRMINGHAM, Ala | Sarah Jane Smith up by 3 at US Women’s Open at Shoal Creek

BIRMINGHAM, Ala | Australian Smith stages another 67 at US Women’s Open

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Sarah Jane Smith has extended her lead at the U.S. Women’s Open. The Australian shot a second straight 5-under 67 Friday at Shoal Creek, getting in her round before a lengthy weather delay. Smith opened the day in a three-way tie atop the leaderboard with Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn and Korean Jeongeun … Continue reading BIRMINGHAM, Ala | Australian Smith stages another 67 at US Women’s Open

BIRMINGHAM, Ala | Alberto remnants leave flooding, downed trees in wake

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The soggy remnants of Alberto moved toward the nation’s interior Tuesday, leaving scattered flooding and downed trees in the wake of the year’s first named tropical storm. More than 25,000 power outages were reported in Alabama, many caused by trees rooted in soggy soil falling across utility lines. But while forecasters … Continue reading BIRMINGHAM, Ala | Alberto remnants leave flooding, downed trees in wake

BIRMINGHAM, Ala | South doused with heavy rains from remnants of Alberto

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The remnants of Alberto doused the Deep South with waves of rain Tuesday as the vast, soggy system pushed northward toward the Tennessee Valley. Forecasters said the subtropical depression swirling near Birmingham could dump as much as 6 inches (15 centimeters) of rain on central Alabama. Heavy downpours reduced visibility for … Continue reading BIRMINGHAM, Ala | South doused with heavy rains from remnants of Alberto

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala | Muscle Shoals drummer Roger Clark dies at 67

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (AP) — Roger Clark, a drummer who contributed to the legendary Muscle Shoals sound, has died. The Times Daily reports that guitarist Travis Wammack says Clark died of a heart attack Thursday at home, at the age of 67. Clark worked at FAME Recording Studios and Wishbone Recording Studio in the 1970s … Continue reading MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala | Muscle Shoals drummer Roger Clark dies at 67