Alabama labor day holiday http://apr.org en 6 Killed On Ala. Highways During Labor Day Weekend http://apr.org/post/6-killed-ala-highways-during-labor-day-weekend <p></p><p>Alabama Department of Public Safety officials say six people were killed in car crashes during Labor Day weekend.</p><p>Department spokeswoman Robyn Litchfield says state troopers investigated five accidents that left six people dead between 6 p.m. Friday and midnight on Monday.</p><p>Litchfield says the accidents happened in Blount, Chambers, DeKalb, Limestone and Marengo counties.</p><p>Officials say alcohol factored into at least one of the five crashes.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 21:43:31 +0000 The Associated Press 37265 at http://apr.org 6 Killed On Ala. Highways During Labor Day Weekend Extra State Troopers, Heavy Traffic for Holiday http://apr.org/post/extra-state-troopers-heavy-traffic-holiday <p>Alabama Department of Public Safety says motorists can expect to see extra state troopers on the roads during the Labor Day holiday weekend.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; It's part of the national Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. The extra officers will be out from the beginning of the holiday travel period at 6 p.m. Friday through midnight Monday.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Eleven people died in highway accidents during the 2012 Labor Day weekend in Alabama.<br> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 13:26:47 +0000 The Associated Press 36897 at http://apr.org Extra State Troopers, Heavy Traffic for Holiday