CLAY, Ala. (AP) -- Two people were killed in the Birmingham, Ala., area as storms pounded the South and Midwest, prompting tornado warnings in a handful of states early Monday.
At least one of the areas affected by the storms, which were part of a system that stretched from... more »
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Leaders of Alabama's largest county have rejected a settlement with Wall Street to pay off more than $3.1 billion in debt.
The unanimous Friday vote by five members of the Jefferson County Commission again delays a decision on whether they need to file what would... more »
Borders Group Inc. is seeking permission to sell 30 to 35 of its bookstores to the chain Books-a-Million Inc.
Borders already said that someone wanted to buy the leases and assets and named Books-a Million as the bidder in court Thursday. Borders is seeking to liquidate the rest of... more »
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - It's a big Father's Day for an Alabama man whose wife gave birth to sextuplets.
More than 50 medical professionals helped deliver the six babies born Saturday to Heather and Mitchell Carroll at the Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham.
The five girls and one... more »
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The deadly storms that roared across the South last week flattened churches and crushed the homes of pastors and parishioners from Mississippi to Virginia.
So on the first Sunday after the disaster, believers streamed into houses of worship to give thanks for being spared, to... more »
A cell phone taped to a Pepto Bismol bottle, and a knife and boxcutter.
Those are the 'suspicious' items found in the checked luggage of two men who flew aboard a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Amsterdam. One man went through security in Birmingham, Ala., on his way... more »
Homeless people in Colorado Springs are getting their one-way bus tickets paid for if they want to move to be near family or friends.
The Salvation Army is providing the money for Colorado Springs police to buy the tickets when homeless people request them. The officers are also responsible... more »