Legislation sponsored by Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, would gradually raise the minimum to $10.10 by 2016. The Congressional Budget Office estimates it would mean higher earnings for 16.5 million workers — but also would cost 500,000 others their jobs.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A judge has delayed a trial over whether the state government can keep the cash and destroy the gambling machines seized in a raid of VictoryLand casino in Macon County.
The fate of former Mobile County Commissioner Freeman Jockisch is once again in the hands of a federal jury. Jockisch is accused of trying to setup a sexual rendezvous with a 15 year-old girl. After less than an hour of deliberations, the jury went home for the night.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley.
Austal USA in Mobile is holding a keel-laying ceremony Wednesday, April 16 for the next Independence variant littoral combat ship, or LCS. The ship will be named after former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Giffords herself was at the ceremony to authenticate the keel.
Another round of cold weather is putting some local produce at risk.
There were at least three different areas in Robertsdale that overflowed with sewage Monday night, April 14, and Tuesday afternoon, April 15.
One sewage … More »
Here we go again. There’s another cellphone on the market, but this one is for your kindergartner.
The WeGo from Sprint is designed for … More »
The Mobile Police Department said a victim was shot on Williams Street in Mobile around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday April 15, 2014.
Officer Terrence … More »
Folks that live along Fish River are no strangers to flood waters. Flood waters once again rose dangerously high Monday night, April 14, 2014. … More »
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) – A Pensacola woman was sentenced to 24 years in prison for her role in the death of her toddler who … More »
Win Barnette said his family’s home has flooded nine times in about 25 years.
A stretch of Highway 181 was closed by state officials because of high water Tuesday morning.
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – Mobile Area Water & Sewer System (MAWSS) officials said numerous sanitary sewer overflows occurred as a result of heavy rainfall … More »
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Gov. Robert Bentley’s tax return shows he’s still not receiving any income from being governor, but he and his wife … More »
A 49-year-old Bay Minette woman was arrested after police say she struck her husband on the wrist with a spatula.
Bay Minette police say … More »
According to a report from the City of Robertsdale received Tuesday, April 15 by the Baldwin County Health Department, three sewer overflows have been reported.