Alabama

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.

Family members of the victims are expected to attend the parole hearing, including Sarah Collins Rudolph, sister to Addie Mae Collins. Jones says he doesn't expect the parent's of Carol Denise McNair to attend, but AL.com reports her sisters will make an appearance.

Police claim Lewis and a friend left their five children at home while they went out to a local nightclub. The friend's 8-year-old son, who was babysitting, allegedly beat Kelci when she started crying, then placed her back in the crib.

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 […]

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 […]

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, an assistant professor at Tuskegee University, has taken on the challenge of defeating cancer with the help of a million-dollar grant.

The top judge in Alabama has announced an order to the state’s probate judges not to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. This comes after the United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages across the nation last year. Chief Justice Roy S. Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court issued the administrative order on Wednesday, citing […]