3 deaths in Missouri as ‘violent tornado’ strikes state capital

The National Weather Service said it had received 22 reports of tornadoes by late Wednesday evening, although some of those could be duplicate reporting of the same twister.

  Man promised to turn self in if wanted poster got 15k ‘likes’ on Facebook

Police say they could have tracked the suspect down based on computer forensics, but it would have required resources usually used on more egregious cases.
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  ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh to be released

John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison.

TOP STORIES

  SPLC sues Athens City Schools over graduation for students arrested in brawl

  9 illegal immigrants arrested in DeKalb County in alleged human trafficking operation

  Mazda Toyota auto supplier YKTA to create 650 jobs in Huntsville

Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID’d on Alabama coast

Lawmaker: Lottery bill ‘dead’ for session

Lawmaker: Lottery bill 'dead' for session
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Lawyers: Incapacitated woman who gave birth ‘repeatedly raped,’ may have previously been pregnant

Lawyers for the woman, who has been in long-term care since age 3, have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state of Arizona.

  6 suspects arrested, 1 on the run in Madison murder, home invasion

Man sentenced to 438 years for the rape, sodomy, sexual assault of children in Morgan County

Alabama House passes ‘born alive’ abortion bill

  Explosives found in DeKalb County

  2 local students graduate debt free; one from billionaire loan pledge, another from dual enrollment

  Madison farmers market organizer says city’s sign ordinance is hurting business

Alabama legislators push lottery bill debate to Wednesday

  Redstone Test Center training for icing test in north Alabama sky

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‘Potentially hazardous asteroid’ with its own moon to pass by Earth this weekend

The flyby will be visible starting May 24 and last until May 27.

SPORTS

MSU, Vanderbilt dominbate SEC baseball awards

  Brooks wins first state baseball title in school history

The Lions beat Sipsey Valley 6-4.

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Alabama senator introduces bill to repeal abortion ban

  2nd pro-choice rally in Huntsville within a week

  ADOC: State, DOJ working together to address Ala. prison issues

  Fire ants can be a big problem this time of year

  Redstone Arsenal unveils new monument to recognize the Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Visitors to Redstone Arsenal will notice a new monument near the installation's main gate. It's to recognize the Poarch Band of Creek Indians for their help relocating Gate 9.
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Mnuchin says Harriet Tubman $20 bill design delayed past 2020

The decision to replace Andrew Jackson, the nation's seventh president, with Tubman on the $20 bill had been made by Mnuchin's predecessor, former Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, who had served in the Obama administration.

  Athens man convicted in road rage incident caught on camera

  Silver Airways unveils new plane at Huntsville International Airport

Limestone Co. Board: No more take-home computers for students

4 injured in Madison police car wreck in Hampton Cove

SHOALS

Betsy Gardiner retires from Tuscumbia School Board

Deshler graduation to be held in Howard Chappell Stadium

  May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month