Fallen Ala. officer’s neighborhood turns blue in his memory

When night draws its blanket of darkness across the mourning Opelika subdivision that Auburn police officer William Buechner shared with his family, you can see the signs of solidarity.

  Trump expands Barr power over classified Russia probe info

President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia.
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  Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets slump

The aid package is another sign that the trade war with China won't end anytime soon.

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Tuscaloosa City Schools offers summer free feeding program

  FIRST ALERT: Get ready for a hot Memorial Day Weekend

  Anniston funeral home director arrested

  Her father was the first American killed in the War on Terror. Now, she reflects on the release of “American Taliban” John Walker Lindh.

  Jefferson Co. EMA prepares for hurricane season with new communication tools

Now that NOAA has come out with its predictions for this hurricane season to be near normal, we checked in with the Jefferson County EMA to see how they’re preparing.
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‘Sgt. Stubby,’ beloved WWI service dog, honored with bronze statue

The American Kennel Club’s Museum of the Dog in New York unveiled a statue of “Sgt. Stubby,” considered by many to be the U.S. Army's first service dog.

  Alabama Senate considers literacy bill

Former Homewood city council member arrested on sex abuse charges

Police chase ends in officer involved crash in Hueytown

  Many teachers taking on extra jobs this summer

  Birmingham school leaders working to increase graduation rate

  Study shows people still don’t buckle up

  More charges against Tuscaloosa teacher

JeffCo Sheriff needs your help locating robbery suspect

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  Houston police chief asks public to help to find girl’s body

The police chief in Houston said that evidence shows a 4-year-old girl who has been missing since earlier this month was killed, and he’s asking for the public’s help in finding her body.

SPORTS

Alabama football adds 2-for-1 series with USF

  Auburn baseball team ready for SEC Tournament

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  Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate! Paramedics warn everyone to be safe in the heat this holiday weekend

  Officials say 59/20 bridge replacement remains on schedule

Ala. bill to abolish judge-signed marriage licenses heads to governor’s desk

  Artists wanted to paint traffic barriers at Marks Village in Birmingham

  Zero to 60 in one hill for Alabama skateboarder

Adam Westfall cut his teeth going fast on the hills in Homewood as a downhill skateboarder. Now he's ranked in the top 10 in the world.
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Twice in 2 days: Russian warplanes intercepted off coast of Alaska

The North American Aerospace Defense Command confirmed the second incident occurred when two Russian bombers accompanied by two Su-35 fighter jets entered the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone.

ADOC releases strategic plan to combat prison system issues

Splish Splash: Birmingham City Pools get ready to open for the summer

  Tuscaloosa Co. teacher arrested again, faces new charges

  Via Airlines releases statement after ending commercial flights in Birmingham

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