News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. CDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Sen. Luther Strange and challenger Roy Moore are making their final push to sway voters with the help of big-name supporters ahead of Alabama's Republican runoff for U.S. Senate. Vice President Mike Pence will stop Monday in Birmingham to urge support for Strange. Former White House strategist Steve Bannon will speak at a south Alabama rally for Moore along with "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson. Moore and Strange are vying to fill the remainder of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Senate term.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Two media organizations that own dozens of newspapers and television stations across the nation are announcing a merger. Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. said in a statement Monday that it and Raycom Media Inc. have agreed to merge into a new privately owned media group.

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Police say a 3-year-old girl has been shot at an Alabama apartment complex. Mobile police says the child is in critical but stable condition after the shooting on Sunday morning. Investigators say they are working to determine who took the handgun into the apartment as children were inside when they found it.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a double shooting in Alabama has killed a woman and seriously injured a man. Montgomery Police Department Lieutenant Andre Mitchell says the shooting happened Saturday around 9:50 p.m.

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