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Alabama Public Television wins 5 regional Emmys, including 3 for 'The Durrs of ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 13:27

Alabama Public Television wins 5 regional Emmys, including 3 for 'The Durrs of ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com
“The Durrs of Montgomery,” which tells the story of Alabama political and civil rights activists Clifford and Virginia Durr, was the biggest winner, earning three Emmys, including one for outstanding historical documentary. “We're excited to see this ...

Alabama fan freed in Auburn tree poisoning case - Montgomery Advertiser

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 12:48

Alabama fan freed in Auburn tree poisoning case
Montgomery Advertiser
Harvey Updyke, left, departs the Lee County Justice Center in Opelika, Ala., Monday, June 10, 2013 with his bail bondsman and his attorney. Updyke pleaded guilty in March to one count of unlawful damage of an animal or crop facility. He was sentenced ...

University of Alabama marks 50th anniversary of George Wallace 'Stand' - Montgomery Advertiser

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 12:46

San Francisco Chronicle

University of Alabama marks 50th anniversary of George Wallace 'Stand'
Montgomery Advertiser
U.S. Deputy Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach, second right, faces Ala. Gov. George Wallace as he tries to keep blacks out of the University of Alabama. AP file photos FILE - In this June 11, 1963 file photo, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Nicholas ...
George Wallace's daughter lives in shadow of pastNew York Daily News

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Alabama fan freed in Auburn tree poisoning case - Montgomery Advertiser

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 09:01

Alabama fan freed in Auburn tree poisoning case
Montgomery Advertiser
Harvey Updyke, left, departs the Lee County Justice Center in Opelika, Ala., Monday, June 10, 2013 with his bail bondsman and his attorney. Updyke pleaded guilty in March to one count of unlawful damage of an animal or crop facility. He was sentenced ...

Ten River Region residents sentenced following convictions in drug trafficking ... - al.com (blog)

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 22:16

Ten River Region residents sentenced following convictions in drug trafficking ...
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Ten River Region residents convicted on charges related to a drug trafficking organization were sentenced in federal court last week. The drug trafficking organization operating in Autauga, Elmore and Montgomery Counties, ...

Harvey Updyke meets with Paul Finebaum a day before his release from Lee ... - al.com

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 19:02

CBSSports.com

Harvey Updyke meets with Paul Finebaum a day before his release from Lee ...
al.com
OPELIKA, Alabama – The day before Harvey Updyke Jr. was released from jail, the 64-year-old talked with sports radio show host Paul Finebaum in an informal meeting at the Lee County jail. Finebaum confirmed Monday he had met with Updyke for about 45 ...
Watch Harvey Updyke's lawyer explain his probation terms (video)The Birmingham News - al.com

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George Wallace's daughter lives in shadow of past - Fresno Bee

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 17:05

George Wallace's daughter lives in shadow of past
Fresno Bee
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — For 50 years Peggy Wallace Kennedy has lived in the shadow cast by her father, Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace, when he stood in a doorway and tried to stop two black students from integrating the University of Alabama.
UA marks 50 years since Stand in the Schoolhouse DoorWSFA
Wallace's daughter speaks about 50th anniversary of Stand in the Schoolhouse ...The Birmingham News - al.com

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George Wallace's daughter lives in shadow of past - MiamiHerald.com

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 15:50

ABC News

George Wallace's daughter lives in shadow of past
MiamiHerald.com
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- For 50 years Peggy Wallace Kennedy has lived in the shadow cast by her father, Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace, when he stood in a doorway and tried to stop two black students from integrating the University of Alabama.
Wallace's daughter speaks about 50th anniversary of Stand in the Schoolhouse ...The Birmingham News - al.com

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Dallas County teenager dies in Montgomery hospital following pool accident - al.com (blog)

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 14:56

Dallas County teenager dies in Montgomery hospital following pool accident
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A Dallas County teenager died Thursday at Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery after nearly drowning in a pool over Memorial Day weekend. Shadrick Turner, 17, was transported to the hospital after jumping into a pool ...

3 teens killed in eastern Alabama highway crash - Montgomery Advertiser

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 12:46

3 teens killed in eastern Alabama highway crash
Montgomery Advertiser
Alabama state police say four other passengers were injured when their vehicle plunged off an overpass on U.S. Highway 431 shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday. Police are still investigating what caused the driver to lose control, but they say no other ...

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States' gun and abortion laws vary greatly - Nevada Appeal

Sun, 06/09/2013 - 17:29

Dallas Morning News

States' gun and abortion laws vary greatly
Nevada Appeal
Expand Photo FILE – In this Jan. 19, 2013 file photo James Wilson of Elmore, Dave Martin | AP. FILE – In this Jan. 19, 2013 file photo James Wilson of Elmore, Ala., left, rallies against gun control during a demonstration at the State Capitol in ...
States vary on gun, abortionTimes Daily

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Al Benn's Alabama: Capitol grounds a dazzling outdoor museum - Montgomery Advertiser

Sun, 06/09/2013 - 10:59

Al Benn's Alabama: Capitol grounds a dazzling outdoor museum
Montgomery Advertiser
Now 30 feet tall, it's located near the monument dedicated to Albert Patterson, who was assassinated in Phenix City as he tried to clean up corrupt gambling activities in the east Alabama town. Christy Carl works for the Alabama Historical Commission's ...

Alabama Voices: Health care advisory board a cause for concern - Montgomery Advertiser

Sun, 06/09/2013 - 09:50

Alabama Voices: Health care advisory board a cause for concern
Montgomery Advertiser
In light of the passage of Medicaid reform by the Alabama Legislature and the ongoing conversation surrounding Medicare budget negotiations in Washington, I am writing to register two remarks. First, I would like to congratulate the Legislature for ...

Breast cancer survivors duke it out on the Alabama River as part of the ... - al.com

Sat, 06/08/2013 - 21:30

Breast cancer survivors duke it out on the Alabama River as part of the ...
al.com
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Nine Dragon boat teams from states throughout the South gathered at Riverfront Park on Saturday to participate in the Southeast Dueling Dragon Classic. During the classic, teams from Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, ...
Enter the dragon boaters: Competition at Riverfront features boating teams ...Montgomery Advertiser

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Deatsville man killed in early morning motorcycle crash in Montgomery - al.com (blog)

Sat, 06/08/2013 - 18:25

Deatsville man killed in early morning motorcycle crash in Montgomery
al.com (blog)
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A Deatsville man was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash early Saturday morning in Montgomery. James G. Gains, 54, was pronounced dead at the scene, Montgomery Police released. According to police, the crash ...

State laws varied on gun, abortion laws - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

Sat, 06/08/2013 - 13:04

The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

State laws varied on gun, abortion laws
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The U.S. Supreme Court says women in America can terminate a pregnancy and that every citizen has an individual right to own a firearm, but those rulings have done little to settle political arguments over abortion and guns.

Bentley: School transfer necessary for tax credits - Montgomery Advertiser

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 21:52

Bentley: School transfer necessary for tax credits
Montgomery Advertiser
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Robert Bentley says he believes Alabama's new private school tax credits should not apply to students who never enrolled in a failing school, but his state tax agency will make the final determination before classes resume ...

Blue Jays grab Mary Montgomery pitcher Evan Smith in fourth round of baseball ... - al.com

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 20:52

Blue Jays grab Mary Montgomery pitcher Evan Smith in fourth round of baseball ...
al.com
MOBILE, Alabama -- Evan Smith isn't wasting anytime in starting his pro baseball career. The Toronto Blue Jays selected the former Mary Montgomery pitcher in the fourth round of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft on Thursday. He told AL.com that he will ...

Alabama issues missing child alert - Montgomery Advertiser

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 12:36

Alabama issues missing child alert
Montgomery Advertiser
The Alabama Department of Public Safety has issued a missing child alert for a 5-year-old boy who they say has been taken by his non-custodial mother. Jamari Knox was taken from the state Department of Human Resources in Birmingham at 2:30 p.m. ...
Missing Birmingham boy foundWSFA

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Central Alabama Community College celebrates baseball, men's golf national titles - Montgomery Advertiser

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 06:49

Central Alabama Community College celebrates baseball, men's golf national titles
Montgomery Advertiser
On June 3, the eighth-seeded Trojan baseball team, including Prattville's Derek Deates and Montgomery's Wilson Adams, Zach Mayhew and Tripp Whatley, defeated Palm Beach State 7-3 to give CACC its second national title in two weeks. “Winning the ...