Rivers swollen by Hurricane Sally threatened more misery for parts of the Florida Panhandle and Alabama on Thursday. Georgia and the Carolinas were also warned of flooding.
Hurricane Sally has lumbered ashore near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm, with top winds of 105 mph.
Hurricane Sally has made landfall near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm, bringing torrential rain over a coastal storm surge that forecasters said would cause dangerous flooding from the Florida Panhandle to Mississippi and well inland in the days ahead.
Flooding has already begun in areas outside of New Orleans. The tidal surge pushed water onto roadways, lawns, and docks in parts of coastal Mississippi.
City of Tuscaloosa closed bars for two weeks and suspended bar service at restaurants after the spike in cases at the university.
An Alabama man was shot and killed apparently for walking too slowly, according to local reports.
The University of Alabama reported Friday that an additional 481 students have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to more than 1,000 infections since students returned to campus for the fall.
At least 531 students, faculty, and staff on the University of Alabama's main campus in Tuscaloosa have been infected with the virus, officials reported.
The two-storm combination could bring a history-making onslaught of wind and coastal flooding from Texas to Alabama, all complicated by the coronavirus pandemic, forecasters said.
An Alabama man now faces kidnapping charges in the case of missing Georgia mom Leila Cavett, one day after federal authorities arrested the suspect who claimed he was the last person to see her before she disappeared in South Florida.
More than 40 people at an Alabama Baptist church were infected with the virus the congregation held a series of religious services.
Terrence Terrell Keeton, who told investigators he’s trying to break into the pornography industry, is facing a new rape case — just a month after being released on bond.
Five Guys employees in Daphne, Ala., who reportedly denied three police officers service have been fired or suspended, the restaurant said.
Republican Sen. Del Marsh appeared to be referring to herd immunity, which public health experts say is either a long way off or perhaps unachievable.
Hoover Police Chief Nick Derzis said the child was killed in the afternoon shooting at the Riverchase Galleria. The police chief said a girl and two adults were also hospitalized after the shooting. Authorities did not release the victims' names.
College students in Alabama who contracted the coronavirus have been attending COVID-19 parties over the past few weeks as part of a game to intentionally infect others, according to a city council member.
College students in Alabama who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus organized and attended parties around Tuscaloosa.
Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr., the last of three one-time Ku Klux Klansmen convicted of a 1963 Alabama church bombing that killed four black girls and was the deadliest single attack of the civil rights movement, has died in prison, the governor’s office said Friday. He was 81.
Federal authorities said that no federal crime was committed regarding the noose.
The FBI and Department of Justice are investigating the discovery of a noose found in the Talladega Superspeedway garage stall of Bubba Wallace.