Alabama

An elderly Alabama man tied an alleged burglar to a tree. The intruder was dead when deputies arrived.

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 […]

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) deemed President Obama the most "racially divisive president since slavery."

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 […]

The Greater Birmingham Ministries and the Alabama NAACP on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Alabama, alleging that officials violated the Constitution and the Voting Rights Act when they enacted a strict Voter ID law.

National

December 1st marks the 60th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ 1955 arrest. Parks was arrested after she refused to give up her seat on a city bus to a white man, which sparked the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott. Rev. Martian Luther King Jr. organized the bus boycott, which led to many other boycotts throughout the South. The […]

An Alabama journalist reportedly set fire to her own vehicle while she was still inside after a fight with her husband.

In a page ripped from a Hollywood film about a broken criminal justice system, a judge in Marion, Alabama is under fire for ordering poor offenders to donate blood or go to jail.

AL officials to close 31 DMV offices in what some are calling an attempt to suppress the Black vote through limiting access to state IDs.

https://twitter.com/MegPace/status/646349650790891520 The NAACP chapter in Jefferson County, Ala. is arguing that a mural depicting slaves picking cotton while a White overseer watches should be removed from the county courthouse, Think Progress reports. The mural, made to represent the “Old South,” was installed at the entrance of the building in 1934; a time when Black people were […]

A town in Alabama may no longer get to sag their jeans or wear fitted skirts–after one official received a sign from God telling him…