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# alabama - Monday 21 June, 2021

Eight children among 13 killed amid stormy weather in Alabama
# Tropical Depression
# Tropical Depression

Eight children among 13 killed amid stormy weather in Alabama

Jun 21st 2021, 7:12 AM 12,311 Views 3 Comments

The deaths occurred amid drenching rains from Tropical Depression Claudette in Alabama and Georgia.

# alabama - Friday 26 March, 2021

At least five dead as tornadoes lash Alabama and Georgia
# United States
# United States

At least five dead as tornadoes lash Alabama and Georgia

Mar 26th 2021, 7:10 AM 14,785 Views 11 Comments

Authorities say the twister cut a diagonal path through rural areas, which likely kept the death toll from being higher.

# alabama - Friday 18 September, 2020

Hurricane Sally: Rescuers seek out people amid widespread flooding
# US
# US

Hurricane Sally: Rescuers seek out people amid widespread flooding

Sep 18th 2020, 8:57 AM 11,306 Views 3 Comments

Homeowners and businesses have begun cleaning up following the storm.

# alabama - Monday 22 June, 2020

Nascar slam 'heinous' act as noose found in black driver's stall
# Alabama
From The42
# Alabama

Nascar slam 'heinous' act as noose found in black driver's stall

Jun 22nd 2020, 10:46 AM 5,222 Views 1 Comment

Bubba Wallace is the only full-time black driver in Nascar.

# alabama - Sunday 19 January, 2020

The Death Row lawyer: 'If enough people say you should be executed, you start to believe it yourself'
# Just Mercy
# Just Mercy

The Death Row lawyer: 'If enough people say you should be executed, you start to believe it yourself'

Jan 19th 2020, 10:00 PM 19,997 Views 16 Comments

The real-life work of US lawyer Bryan Stevenson hit the screens in Ireland this weekend with the film Just Mercy.

# alabama - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US

Jan 12th 2020, 11:30 AM 19,926 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power from Texas to Michigan.

# alabama - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Three people dead as several tornadoes rip through US Deep South
# Tornado Alley
# Tornado Alley

Three people dead as several tornadoes rip through US Deep South

Dec 17th 2019, 7:38 AM 17,299 Views 6 Comments

One of the tornadoes travelled along a path of about 100 km.

# alabama - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Inflatable baby Trump balloon stabbed and deflated during Alabama football game
# Alabama
# Alabama

Inflatable baby Trump balloon stabbed and deflated during Alabama football game

Nov 10th 2019, 7:41 AM 32,790 Views 47 Comments

The balloon has been flown at protests around the world, including in Dublin and London.

# alabama - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Judge blocks Alabama abortion ban that would 'yield serious and irreparable harm'
# Strict Laws
# Strict Laws

Judge blocks Alabama abortion ban that would 'yield serious and irreparable harm'

Oct 29th 2019, 10:46 PM 13,821 Views 12 Comments

The strict new laws were set to take effect on 15 November.

# alabama - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

US teenager kills five family members in Alabama shooting
# Gun Violence
# Gun Violence

US teenager kills five family members in Alabama shooting

Sep 3rd 2019, 2:59 PM 31,871 Views 55 Comments

The 14-year-old boy called police and confessed to the crime.

# alabama - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Manslaughter charges dropped against US woman who lost her baby after being shot while pregnant
# Marshae Jones
# Marshae Jones

Manslaughter charges dropped against US woman who lost her baby after being shot while pregnant

Jul 4th 2019, 7:47 AM 30,074 Views 50 Comments

27 year-old Marshae Jones was shot during a fight last December.

# alabama - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Alabama TV station refuses to show 'Arthur' episode featuring gay wedding
# Mr Ratburn
# Mr Ratburn

Alabama TV station refuses to show 'Arthur' episode featuring gay wedding

May 22nd 2019, 11:49 AM 19,391 Views 80 Comments

The cartoon tells the story of an eight-year-old aardvark, his family and friends.

# alabama - Thursday 16 May, 2019

'A sad day for women in Alabama' as strict abortion ban signed into law
# Abortion Ban
# Abortion Ban

'A sad day for women in Alabama' as strict abortion ban signed into law

May 16th 2019, 7:58 AM 18,256 Views 122 Comments

The legislation would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a crime punishable by up to 99 years in prison.

# alabama - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

99-year prison terms and no exceptions for rape victims as Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US
# Abortion
# Abortion

99-year prison terms and no exceptions for rape victims as Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US

May 15th 2019, 7:08 AM 50,295 Views 134 Comments

Performing an abortion could see doctors handed 99-year prison sentences.

# alabama - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Row breaks out in Alabama senate over 'foetal heartbeat' abortion law
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Row breaks out in Alabama senate over 'foetal heartbeat' abortion law

May 9th 2019, 10:17 PM 18,276 Views 50 Comments

If Alabama’s new laws are challenged, pro-life politicians are hoping it will eventually be brought before the Supreme Court.

# alabama - Friday 12 April, 2019

Alabama had to call off an execution at the last minute after it was unable to lift a court order
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

Alabama had to call off an execution at the last minute after it was unable to lift a court order

Apr 12th 2019, 11:09 AM 19,711 Views 26 Comments

The bid to stop the execution centred on the inmate’s request to inhale nitrogen gas rather than face lethal injection.

# alabama - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Fatal Alabama tornado: 7 members of one family and four children among victims
# Coroner
# Coroner

Fatal Alabama tornado: 7 members of one family and four children among victims

Mar 5th 2019, 10:52 PM 13,192 Views 2 Comments

The four children who died in the tornado were aged 6, 8, 9 and 10.

# alabama - Monday 4 March, 2019

'The devastation is incredible': At least 23 killed after tornadoes sweep through Alabama
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

'The devastation is incredible': At least 23 killed after tornadoes sweep through Alabama

Mar 4th 2019, 7:29 AM 14,557 Views 10 Comments

A local sheriff said that children are among the dead.

# alabama - Friday 20 April, 2018

83-year-old mail-bomb murderer becomes oldest person executed in the US
# Walter Leroy Moody
# Walter Leroy Moody

83-year-old mail-bomb murderer becomes oldest person executed in the US

Apr 20th 2018, 8:18 AM 25,025 Views 55 Comments

Killer-of-two Walter Leroy Moody Jr was given a lethal injection last night at the Alabama prison at Atmore.

# alabama - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Alabama threw a huge touchdown pass to a 310lb defender to reach National Championship Game
# Roll Tide
From The42
# Roll Tide

Alabama threw a huge touchdown pass to a 310lb defender to reach National Championship Game

Jan 2nd 2018, 10:20 AM 8,783 Views 4 Comments

They’ll face Georgia in the decider after the Bulldogs’ epic double-overtime win over Oklahoma.

# alabama - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Republican Roy Moore files lawsuit to block Alabama Senate result, alleging voter fraud
# Alabama Senate
# Alabama Senate

Republican Roy Moore files lawsuit to block Alabama Senate result, alleging voter fraud

Dec 28th 2017, 8:34 AM 14,371 Views 36 Comments

Democrat Doug Jones was announced the winner of the 12 December special election.

# alabama - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Trump: 'I was right' that Moore could not win Alabama race
# Roy Moore
# Roy Moore

Trump: 'I was right' that Moore could not win Alabama race

Dec 13th 2017, 5:40 PM 30,728 Views 52 Comments

It’s the first time in 25 years that a Democratic senator has represented Alabama.

# alabama - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Alabama voters go to the polls in crucial Senate contest between Trump pick Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones
# United States
# United States

Alabama voters go to the polls in crucial Senate contest between Trump pick Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones

Dec 12th 2017, 11:14 PM 8,551 Views 62 Comments

Polls are scheduled to close at 7pm (1am Irish time) across Alabama, with three million voters called to cast ballots.

Trump makes last-ditch effort to get Roy Moore elected despite molestation accusations
# Alabama
# Alabama

Trump makes last-ditch effort to get Roy Moore elected despite molestation accusations

Dec 12th 2017, 7:10 AM 16,042 Views 70 Comments

Several women have claimed Moore sexually molested or pursued them when they were in their teens.

# alabama - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Trump taunts one of the women who accused Roy Moore of sexual misconduct
# Year Book
# Year Book

Trump taunts one of the women who accused Roy Moore of sexual misconduct

Dec 9th 2017, 2:52 PM 42,481 Views 72 Comments

The US President said Moore’s Democratic rival would oppose “what we must do” for the nation.

# alabama - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Trump formally backs multiple sex assault accused Roy Moore
# Alabama
# Alabama

Trump formally backs multiple sex assault accused Roy Moore

Dec 5th 2017, 7:12 AM 12,121 Views 52 Comments

Trump had previously characterised the allegations against Moore as “very troubling” before changing tack.

# alabama - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'Bring it on': Republican candidate Roy Moore 'adamantly' denies latest allegations
# Sexual Harassment
# Sexual Harassment

'Bring it on': Republican candidate Roy Moore 'adamantly' denies latest allegations

Nov 16th 2017, 8:31 AM 6,834 Views 29 Comments

Two more women have accused US Senate candidate Roy Moore of inappropriate conduct.

# alabama - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment
# Alabama
# Alabama

Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment

Nov 14th 2017, 10:35 PM 13,047 Views 29 Comments

Paul Ryan, Jeff Sessions and John McCain have all called on Moore to drop out of the Senate race in Alabama.

'I thought that he was going to rape me' - Another woman accuses Republican candidate Roy Moore
# Sexual Harassment
# Sexual Harassment

'I thought that he was going to rape me' - Another woman accuses Republican candidate Roy Moore

Nov 14th 2017, 7:30 AM 16,836 Views 82 Comments

Beverly Young Nelson is the fifth woman to make accusations against Roy Moore.

# alabama - Monday 13 November, 2017

'I believe the women': Top US Republican Mitch McConnell says Roy Moore should drop out of race
# Mitch McConnell
# Mitch McConnell

'I believe the women': Top US Republican Mitch McConnell says Roy Moore should drop out of race

Nov 13th 2017, 5:44 PM 10,094 Views 34 Comments

Moore has been accused of pursuing romantic relationships with teenage girls.

# alabama - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

'These people are crazy like a fox': 12 inmates escape Alabama jail using peanut butter
# In A Nutshell
# In A Nutshell

'These people are crazy like a fox': 12 inmates escape Alabama jail using peanut butter

Aug 2nd 2017, 7:59 AM 34,680 Views 23 Comments

They used the peanut butter to change the numbers on a door and trick a new employee, police said.

# alabama - Friday 26 May, 2017

US prisoner Tommy Arthur executed in Alabama after three decade legal battle
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

US prisoner Tommy Arthur executed in Alabama after three decade legal battle

May 26th 2017, 4:33 PM 20,393 Views 28 Comments

Arthur, who became known as the Houdini of death row, managed to evade his final sentence seven times.

# alabama - Thursday 25 May, 2017

A US prisoner will face the death penalty tonight - for the eighth time
# Death Row
# Death Row

A US prisoner will face the death penalty tonight - for the eighth time

May 25th 2017, 8:10 PM 22,438 Views 27 Comments

Tommy Arthur was first sentenced to death back in 1983 for a murder he denies committing.

# alabama - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Clemson stun Alabama with last-second touchdown to win national championship game
# Clutch
From The42
# Clutch

Clemson stun Alabama with last-second touchdown to win national championship game

Jan 10th 2017, 11:37 AM 4,840 Views 7 Comments

It’s a first college football national title in 25 years for the Tigers.

# alabama - Friday 30 September, 2016

Alabama Chief Justice suspended over gay marriage order
# Alabama
# Alabama

Alabama Chief Justice suspended over gay marriage order

Sep 30th 2016, 6:45 PM 19,557 Views 51 Comments

The judge vehemently denied the charges against him

# alabama - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Space Shuttle commander charged with the murder of teenage sisters
# Car Wreck
# Car Wreck

Space Shuttle commander charged with the murder of teenage sisters

Jun 8th 2016, 7:44 AM 37,547 Views 0 Comments

James Halsell Jr. smelled of alcohol after a car crash that killed the two girls.

# alabama - Monday 14 March, 2016

Father pleads guilty to kidnapping son and raising him for 13 years
# Alabama
# Alabama

Father pleads guilty to kidnapping son and raising him for 13 years

Mar 14th 2016, 10:50 PM 49,850 Views 0 Comments

The 18-year-old found out after he applied for college.

# alabama - Friday 20 November, 2015

White House hopeful Ben Carson compares Syrian refugees to rabid dogs
# Alabama
# Alabama

White House hopeful Ben Carson compares Syrian refugees to rabid dogs

Nov 20th 2015, 7:38 AM 11,354 Views 59 Comments

He called for “screening mechanisms that allow us to determine who the mad dogs are”.

# alabama - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Eight-year-old who beat baby girl to death charged with murder
# Alabama
# Alabama

Eight-year-old who beat baby girl to death charged with murder

Nov 11th 2015, 10:11 PM 29,238 Views 31 Comments

One police officer said it was one of the saddest cases he had ever witnessed.

# alabama - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Boy who disappeared 13 years ago finally found after he applied for college
# Ohio
# Ohio

Boy who disappeared 13 years ago finally found after he applied for college

Nov 5th 2015, 4:00 PM 70,305 Views 41 Comments

Julian Hernandez’s mother reported him missing after his father left a note saying he took him.

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