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Alabama governor offers $5K rewards in 2 unsolved murders
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Alabama governor offers $5K rewards in 2 unsolved murders

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has put up $5,000 rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction in two unsolved killings. Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson announced the rewards Friday in the 2015 slaying of Taffine Smith Berry, 37, and the 2020 slaying of Christopher Murphy, 48, al.com reported. Both homicides occurred...

Alabama Senate approves medical marijuana bill
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Alabama Senate approves medical marijuana bill

People could get a doctor's recommendation to use medical marijuana for 17 types of conditions — including cancer, anxiety, epilepsy, menopause, a terminal illness and chronic pain. The bill would allow marijuana in forms such as pills, skin patches and creams but not in smoking or vaping products.

9 CVS stores in rural Alabama to begin offering COVID-19 shots
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9 CVS stores in rural Alabama to begin offering COVID-19 shots

People who are eligible under state rules to receive a vaccine can make appointments online for slots that will be available at stores in Union Springs in Bullock County, Lanett in Chambers, Jackson in Clarke, Evergreen in Conecuh, Greensboro in Hale, Moulton in Lawrence, Tuskegee in Macon, Bayou La Batre in Mobile County and Camden in Wilcox County.

For Senate rules arbiter, minimum wage is latest minefield
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For Senate rules arbiter, minimum wage is latest minefield

As Democrats begin pushing Biden's sweeping relief package through Congress, they're using a special procedure that shields the bill from Senate Republican filibusters, which require 60 votes to thwart. That's out of reach for Democrats in a 50-50 chamber they control with Vice President Kamala Harris' tie-breaking vote.