Alabama

CHARLESTON, S.C. | The Latest: Pusica, Northeastern top Alabama 68-52

CHARLESTON, S.C.— The Latest on the Charleston Classic (all times local): 4 p.m. Vasa Pusica had 20 points and Northeastern beat a Southeastern Conference opponent for the first time in six tries with a 68-52 win over Alabama at the Charleston Classic on Thursday. The Huskies (2-1) will face No. 16 Virginia Tech on Friday … Continue reading CHARLESTON, S.C. | The Latest: Pusica, Northeastern top Alabama 68-52

WASHINGTON | EPA official arrested on felony ethics charges in Alabama

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration’s top environmental official for the Southeast has been arrested on Alabama state ethics charges related to a scheme to help a coal company avoid paying for a costly toxic waste cleanup. Trey Glenn was booked into a county jail in Birmingham on Thursday before being released on a $30,000 bond. Glenn … Continue reading WASHINGTON | EPA official arrested on felony ethics charges in Alabama

CHARLESTON, S.C. | The Latest: No. 16 Virginia Tech tops Ball State 73-64

CHARLESTON, S.C.  — The Latest on the Charleston Classic (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 21 points for No. 16 Virginia Tech and opened the Charleston Classic with a 73-64 victory over Ball State. The Hokies (2-0) watched a 16-point lead slip to 49-44 midway through the second half before going on a … Continue reading CHARLESTON, S.C. | The Latest: No. 16 Virginia Tech tops Ball State 73-64

JACKSON, Miss. | Democrats eye US Senate seat in Republican-led Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. — National Democrats are focusing on Mississippi’s U.S. Senate runoff, a year after winning a longshot contest in another Deep South state dominated by Republicans. Democrat Doug Jones defeated Roy Moore in Alabama last December after Moore was hit by accusations of sexual misconduct. Now in Mississippi, Mike Espy is challenging Republican Sen. … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss. | Democrats eye US Senate seat in Republican-led Mississippi

AP Top 25: No. 24 Northwestern ranked after winning division

The day after earning a spot in the Big Ten championship game, Northwestern is ranked in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this season. The Wildcats (6-4) were No. 24 in the Top 25 after beating Iowa to clinch the Big Ten West with two games to play. The rest of the Top … Continue reading AP Top 25: No. 24 Northwestern ranked after winning division

Alabama News: Mobile County Man, John Paul Willcox Receives 18 Months for His Role in a Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Alabama – United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announced that John Paul Willcox, a 37 year old resident of Mobile, Alabama was sentenced to 18 months incarceration after being convicted of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. On July 26, 2018, according to a factual statement Willcox signed in … Continue reading Alabama News: Mobile County Man, John Paul Willcox Receives 18 Months for His Role in a Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Alabama News: Influenza is serious; flu shots recommended for those 6 months of age and older

MONTGOMERY, AL – The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) encourages annual influenza vaccination of all persons 6 months of age and older as the best way to prevent influenza and its potentially serious complications.  Among its many benefits are reducing the risk of flu illness, doctors’ visits, hospitalization and even death. For the upcoming … Continue reading Alabama News: Influenza is serious; flu shots recommended for those 6 months of age and older

Alabama News: President Trump Declares Major Disaster for Four Alabama Counties as a Result of Hurricane Michael

MONTGOMERY, AL — In response to Alabama Governor Kay Ivey’s request, President Donald Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the state of Alabama, as a result of Hurricane Michael.  The Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Program will provide assistance to four affected counties: Geneva, Henry, Houston and Mobile Counties. “I appreciate President … Continue reading Alabama News: President Trump Declares Major Disaster for Four Alabama Counties as a Result of Hurricane Michael