Alabama
9:14 am
Tue January 25, 2005

Lumber Employees Complain About Layoffs

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Alabama
6:29 pm
Mon January 24, 2005

Jury Seated for Scrushy Trial

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Alabama
6:29 pm
Mon January 24, 2005

Former Bama Booster on Trial

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Alabama
6:28 pm
Mon January 24, 2005

High Court Doesn't Consider Car Tag

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Alabama
6:27 pm
Mon January 24, 2005

Hot Air Balloon Lands Between Interstate

Birmingham, AL – Landing a hot air balloon on a busy interstate doesn't happen every day, but it did happen Monday morning in Alabama. A hot air balloon landed on a stretch of Interstate 65 near Birmingham. The pilot and two passengers landed in the median near the Highway 119 exit ramp. The pilot says high winds pushed the balloon toward Oak Mountain State Park, and that forced him to make an emergency landing in the median. No one was injured. However, the spectacle did affect morning traffic as motorists slowed down to watch.

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Alabama
9:28 am
Mon January 24, 2005

Mobile Soldiers Returning Home From Iraq

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Alabama
9:24 am
Mon January 24, 2005

Most Legislators Support Ban on Same-Sex Marriages

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Alabama
9:21 am
Mon January 24, 2005

Agencies Counting State's Homeless

Montgomery, AL – State officials are trying to get a complete count of Alabama's homeless population. They'll be using local agencies and volunteers across the state to try to get an accurate number of homeless in both urban and rural areas. Officials say this week's cold weather means homeless people are more likely to be in shelters and available for questions. This is the first concerted effort to find the rural homeless population. Officials say those missing numbers have previously sent federal grant money to other states.

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Alabama
6:16 pm
Fri January 21, 2005

Special Legislative Election Has Been Set

Montgomery, AL – A special election has been scheduled to fill the vacant seat for House District 46. Former state Representative Mark Gaines left the legislature this week after accepting an appointment as Jefferson County Probate Judge. The governor's office announced the qualifying deadline for Democrats and Republicans will be February first. Party primaries will be held on Tuesday, March 15th. The general election will be Tuesday, April 26th. The winner will fill the vacancy for the remainder of Gaines' original term.

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Alabama
6:15 pm
Fri January 21, 2005

Sen. Sessions' Bill Gets Priority

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