News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. CST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - High-end motorcycle maker Confederate Motors Inc. is changing its name and abandoning internal combustion engines. Starting in January, the Birmingham-based company will be known as Curtiss Motorcycle Co., after aviation and motorcycling pioneer Glenn H. Curtiss who died in 1930. The company said Monday that its new model, the Hercules, will feature two electric motors made by California's Zero Motorcycles.

WASHINGTON (AP) - White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says the White House position on embattled Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore hasn't changed, and Alabama voters should decide his fate. Her comments follow White House counselor Kellyanne Conway's assertion Monday morning that a vote for Moore's Democratic opponent, Doug Jones, would be a "vote against tax cuts."

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Allegations of sexual misconduct have not stopped many of Alabama's Christian conservatives from throwing their support behind Roy Moore and his candidacy for U.S. Senate. They see Moore as their champion and plan to vote for him in the Dec. 12 election where he will face off against Democrat Doug Jones. The Republican Moore has vowed to stay in the race and has denied the accusations, which have surfaced only recently about incidents said to have occurred decades ago.

DEWITT, Ark. (AP) - Officials have identified the three people who were killed when a medical helicopter crashed in eastern Arkansas. Pafford Air One identified the victims as 46-year-old pilot Michael Bollen of Hot Springs, 61-year-old flight nurse James Lawson Spruiell of Sulligent, Alabama; and 26-year-old flight paramedic John Auld III, who went by the nickname Trey, of Shreveport, Louisiana. Federal investigators are looking into the cause of the Sunday night crash.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly