A man's car explodes while being fueled at a gas station.
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June trial set for VictoryLand casino raid
A Montgomery judge has scheduled a trial June 3 over whether the state government can keep the cash and destroy the gambling machines seized in a raid of VictoryLand casino in Macon County.
Pope Francis is Time's Person of the Year
Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
Nearly $387,000 seized from bus passengers
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in Birmingham say about $387,000 was seized from three people on a bus headed for Mexico.
State's offer to Boeing includes incentives to be determined
Alabama's offer to land Boeing's new aircraft plant includes financial incentives that don't exist now, the governor said today.
Longtime AP photographer Fred Waters dies
Fred Waters, a longtime Associated Press photographer who covered everything from the Korean and Vietnam wars to construction of the Gateway Arch, has died, his daughter said Thursday.
Former Ala narcotics officer sentenced to prison
A judge has handed down a prison sentence to the former head of the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force.
State to submit proposal for Boeing plant
Gov. Robert Bentley said Alabama will be among the states submitting a proposal next week to land the assembly plant for Boeing's new 777X aircraft.
Woman charged in post-game shooting free on bond
A woman charged with shooting and killing a fellow Alabama football fan moments after the Iron Bowl is now free.
Athens man among 11 traffic fatalities over holiday
An Athens man was among 11 people killed in eight traffic wrecks over the Thanksgiving weekend, Alabama state troopers reported.
April trial date set for former state Sen. Barron
A judge has scheduled the trial of former state Sen. Lowell Barron of Fyffe and former campaign aide Rhonda Jill Johnson for April 14.
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