In the public safety profession, communication is key. Yet, in times of emergency, a surplus of activity can cause traditional commercial networks to hit capacity. People understandably rush to get in touch with friends and loved ones while police, firefighters, EMS, and others work diligently to coordinate response efforts.
A medicinal marijuana bill has moved one step closer to a floor vote in the Alabama Senate, where it faces an uncertain future.
The federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Tuesday proposed a payment change to address a disparity in how hospitals in states like Alabama are paid as compared to states with higher average wages.
A bill approved in the House Education Policy Committee on Wednesday would provide resources and programs to get more Alabama third-graders reading proficiently and requires that those who aren't be held back.
An Alabama police chief said Wednesday that he is "disgusted" by a video recording showing an officer threatening and cursing a woman during a traffic stop that turned violent.
Former Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, declaring the "soul of this nation" at stake if President Donald Trump wins re-election.
A proposal to institute a state lottery narrowly cleared its first hurdle in the Alabama Legislature on Tuesday and could head to a floor vote later this week.