BP has agreed to pay the State of Alabama $1 billion in economic damages and approximately $1 billion in natural resource damages and federal penalty monies to resolve the State’s claims arising from the 2010 Gulf oil spill, Attorney General Luther Strange announced in a press release sent Thursday morning.
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and Attorney General Luther Strange will hold a news conference Thursday morning in Montgomery regarding "a major statewide announcement."
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge says Alabama counties must abide by court decisions allowing gay marriage.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — At Elmore Correctional Center prison north of Montgomery, rows of bunk beds fill a large room that was designed to hold about half of the 196 inmates who currently live there. The beds are so close together an angry inmate could reach out and punch another man without ever touching the floor.
Lee County joined roughly half of Alabama counties in issuing same-sex marriage licenses Monday, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that led many marriage license offices – including Lee County’s – to close early Friday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court is asking parties to weigh in on the impact of the landmark ruling giving gay and lesbian people the right to marry nationwide.
James Andrew Kiger, 40, played for Tigers in 1995-96
A judge ruled Thursday the state can’t shut down Macon County’s VictoryLand while allowing similar casinos to operate throughout Alabama.
Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard (R-Auburn) issued the following statement regarding his request to remove the Confederate flag from the Old House Chamber: