Two men from a Louisiana ship held captive by pirates off the African coast have been released.
Their release was negotiated over the weekend.
The two men are now on their way home.
The captain and an engineer were taken by force last month from an offshore oil supply ship, the "C-Retreiver."
The U.S. State Department confirmed their release on Tuesday afternoon.
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The Calhoun County EMA is reminding all residents and volunteers the guidelines for separating debris.
Many across Central and East Alabama are still without power, especially in one of the hardest hit areas near Jacksonville.
The impact of failing schools in the city of Birmingham is hurting the housing market.
Wells Fargo donated a total of $100,000 to two local nonprofits to help revitalize Birmingham neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT program on Wednesday.
“One thing we have to do here, in the interest of public safety, we have to have our campus to remained closed until April 2nd,” said JSU president, John Beehler.