|Bill seeks protection for judges who won't marry gay couples
As Alabama wrestles over the issue of same-sex marriage, some lawmakers are seeking legal protections for judges, ministers and others who refuse to officiate at or recognize weddings that violate their religious beliefs.
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|New ranking shows best/worst states for women
Mississippi is the second worst state in the country for women according to WalletHub.
|Jury convicts mom of capital murder in daughter's 1997 death
Jurors have found an east Alabama woman guilty of capital murder after prosecutors say she hired a gunman to kill her troubled, 20-year-old daughter.
|Alabama justices: Until high court rules, we're in charge
Because of a federal judge's ruling in January, Alabama was briefly among the 37 states where same-sex marriages were legal.
|Senate committee approves charter school bill
An Alabama Senate committee has approved a charter school bill, but not before striking language that some feared would allow completely "virtual schools."
|North Ala under winter storm warning, state of emergency
North Alabama is again facing the threat of winter weather.
|NC couple, son killed in Ala. crash involving 10 vehicles
Authorities say a North Carolina couple and their son were killed in an Alabama interstate crash involving three tractor-trailers and seven passenger cars.
|1 man killed, 2nd man wounded in shootout at traffic light
Authorities say one man was killed and another wounded during a shootout between the two men at a traffic light in southwest Birmingham.
|Ala. man dead after being pinned beneath tractor
Alabama state troopers say a Jasper man has died after being thrown from the tractor he was driving and pinned beneath it.
|Q&A: In Alabama, state court vs. federal courts. Who wins?
The Alabama Supreme Court is in a showdown with a federal judge who ruled that the state's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional. The state's justices say they remain the authority on state law, at least until the U.S. Supreme Court settles the question of whether the U.S. Constitution gives gay couples nationwide a fundamental right to marry.