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...
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.
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.
Former Athens school Superintendent Trey Holladay and former Limestone County Superintendent Tom Sisk were indicted by a federal grand jury in Montgomery, court records showed. So was Holladay's wife, retired Athens teacher Deborah Irby Holladay.
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.
With sunset remarks and a national moment of silence, President Joe Biden on Monday marked the country's once-unimaginable loss — half a million Americans in the COVID-19 pandemic — as he tried to strike a balance between mourning and hope.