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News Minute: Here is the latest Alabama news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. CDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A city councilman in Alabama has been accused of driving under the influence. News outlets report Madison County Jail records show 57-year-old Will Culver was booked into the jail early Sunday morning on a DUI charge. Culver represents Huntsville's District 5. Culver is also charged with driving on the wrong side of the road, failure to signal and improper lane change/usage.

FOLEY, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama sheriff says five people have been injured during a reported tornado. Baldwin County Sheriff Hoss Mack tells WALA-TV that one of the five people hurt in the apparent tornado Sunday is in serious condition.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A federal judge will hear testimonies Monday about a prison inmate death being investigated as a suicide in an ongoing trial over mental health care in Alabama's prisons. According to court documents, an inmate in segregation attempted to hang himself in February and died four days later. The Alabama Department of Corrections said in an emailed statement Friday that his death is being investigated to determine whether it was a suicide.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Three million dollars have poured into the Alabama lieutenant governor's race as four candidates vie for a statewide position with limited responsibilities other than succeeding the governor. In the Republican primary, Alabama Public Service Commission president Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh is running against two state legislators: Rep. Will Ainsworth from Guntersville and Sen. Rusty Glover from Mobile. The Republican nominee will face Democrat Will Boyd from Mobile.

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