President Barack Obama speaks about the situation in Iraq in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama authorizes airstrikes in Iraq

President Barack Obama announced Thursday night he had authorized the Pentagon to launch targeted airstrikes if needed to protect Americans …

Chessie Wood in Mobile Court

Chessie Wood Background

“I believe something’s wrong. My gut has told me that from day one. I do not believe my daughter would leave her child and her family behind…

BC Rain Aerospace facility

First day back, and learning aviation

Today is the first day of class for public school students, and it's the earliest start date for students in Mobile County in at least the p…