Florida is scheduled on Thursday to put to death an inmate by injection that includes a drug never before used in a U.S. execution.Mark James Asay, 53, would be the first Florida inmate executed since […]
- Wanted Tuscaloosa robbery, burglary suspect now jailed February 21, 2018Tony Marquis Prewitt, 23, was arrested Tuesday.
- Bill to reduce Alabama penalty for marijuana possession hits snag February 21, 2018Possession of one ounce or less would be punishable only by a fine of up to $250.
- The Women's Fund of Greater Birmingham names new CEO February 21, 2018The Women's Fund of Greater Birmingham has found its new president and chief executive officer.
- Three dead as Mobile mourns fallen police officer February 21, 2018A Mobile police officer and two civilians were killed over a space of five hours over Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.
- 1 hurt when gunfire erupts in Birmingham neighborhood February 21, 2018The shooting happened about 1 p.m. along First Avenue South at Center Street. Police said it appeared to be a drive-by.
- 'Just kidding isn't an excuse': Jefferson County deputies investigate 7 rumored school threats February 21, 2018"Now would also be a good time for parents to talk with their children about making such threats,'' said Sheriff Mike Hale. "'I was just kidding' isn't an accepted excuse. Criminal charges are likely, along with losing the ability to attend your area school."
A Powerball ticket sold in Massachusetts will have won more than $750 million on Wednesday. The ticket matched all six number draw, but has still gone unclaimed to one of the largest in the lottery’s […]
Tuesday millions of people ogled the skies using eclipse viewers, but happens now with the glasses? Another eclipse will cross America in 2024, or you can donate them to other parts of the world, who […]
- U.S. health officials reverse stance on AstraZeneca's flu vaccine February 21, 2018(Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc said on Wednesday an advisory committee of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the use of its FluMist Quadrivalent vaccine in the upcoming flu season, reversing its earlier position.
- After-effects not necessarily reduced with robotic prostate surgery February 21, 2018(Reuters Health) - Men with prostate cancer who get the gland removed may be just as likely to suffer after-effects like erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence with robotic surgery as with other operations, a UK study suggests.
- Venezuelans report big weight losses in 2017 as hunger hits February 21, 2018CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelans reported losing on average 11 kilograms (24 lbs) in body weight last year and almost 90 percent now live in poverty, according to a new university study on the impact of a devastating economic crisis and food shortages.
- More Sanderson Farms investors support end of antibiotic use February 21, 2018(Reuters) - More Sanderson Farms Inc investors supported a shareholder proposal this year urging the third-largest U.S. poultry producer to stop giving medically important antibiotics to healthy chickens for disease prevention.
- TV trauma cases don’t look much like real life February 21, 2018(Reuters Health) - Fans of the television show “Grey’s Anatomy” may be getting the wrong idea about what happens in trauma cases - and that could create unrealistic expectations in the real world, a U.S. study suggests.
- Cigars and pipes tied to same risks as cigarettes February 21, 2018(Reuters Health) - Cigarettes are not the only type of tobacco products that can lead to premature death or fatalities from smoking-related cancers, a U.S. study confirms.