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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Alabama

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US prisoner Tommy Arthur executed in Alabama after three decade legal battle
Arthur, who became known as the Houdini of death row, managed to evade his final sentence seven times.
A US prisoner will face the death penalty tonight - for the eighth time
Tommy Arthur was first sentenced to death back in 1983 for a murder he denies committing.
Clemson stun Alabama with last-second touchdown to win national championship game
It’s a first college football national title in 25 years for the Tigers.
Alabama Chief Justice suspended over gay marriage order
The judge vehemently denied the charges against him
Space Shuttle commander charged with the murder of teenage sisters
James Halsell Jr. smelled of alcohol after a car crash that killed the two girls.
Father pleads guilty to kidnapping son and raising him for 13 years
The 18-year-old found out after he applied for college.
White House hopeful Ben Carson compares Syrian refugees to rabid dogs
He called for “screening mechanisms that allow us to determine who the mad dogs are”.
Eight-year-old who beat baby girl to death charged with murder
One police officer said it was one of the saddest cases he had ever witnessed.
Boy who disappeared 13 years ago finally found after he applied for college
Julian Hernandez’s mother reported him missing after his father left a note saying he took him.
US judge makes defendants give blood or face going to jail
An ethics complaint has been lodged against Judge Marvin Wiggins.
Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened
Retrace every step of the Storm of the Century.
Man "may have been shot dead by his two-year-old son"
Hoover PD said that the man and the child were the only occupants of the home.
Elderly man accuses Alabama mayor of sleeping with his wife, beats him with baseball bat
Mayor Larry Barton was previously convicted of cashing $5,000 worth of checks made out to a fake tree surgeon.
This man will pay you €9,000 if you find him a girlfriend
As you do.
Student admits killing his mother with a baseball bat in row over college grades
Tyler Blansit called the police after the fight on Friday.
Woman sentenced to life after forcing her granddaughter to run until she died
Nine-year-old Savannah Hardin collapsed after an afternoon of running and carrying firewood.
After 30 years on death row, Alabama man Anthony Ray Hinton walks free
“They had every intention of executing me for something I didn’t do … I shouldn’t have sat on death row for 30 years.”
Here's why George Takei asked the internet to give the finger to Alabama last night
Well, the wedding finger.
Police officer pleads not guilty to slamming a grandfather into the ground, paralysing him
The officer has pleaded not guilty to assault.
Gay politician warns opponents she will reveal their affairs if they use "family values" in marriage debate
“I will not stand by and allow legislators to talk about ‘family values’ when they have affairs.”
This guy basically got arrested by his own dog
New tornadoes lash southern US, 19 people killed in two days
Two people died after new storms in Alabama yesterday.
Irish welcome for civil rights leader who 'fought the scars and stains of racism all his life'
John Lewis, an iconic figure from the US civil rights movement, was in Dublin yesterday to talk about his struggle, the lessons he learned and how it can apply to Northern Ireland.
UPS plane crash pilot said work 'schedules were killing him'
Captain Cerea Beal and his co-pilot died in the Alabama crash.
Woman unleashes flying punch as Alabama fans freak out at Sugar Bowl loss
College football, bloody hell.
The most exciting finish in college football history happened last night
Auburn’s Chris Davis returned a field goal 109 yards for the game winning touchdown.
Car owner charged extra for 'foul language' by clamping company
That potty mouth will cost you.
Young quarterback ends epic 40-yard run with a touchdown
Who needs team-mates…?
Grown men spark high school brawl in Alabama
Chill out, lads.
UPS plane crashes at Alabama airport, killing two crew
Debris could be spread as far as a half a mile, authorities say and the Mayor of Birmingham says there have been a number of small explosions
Notre Dame football unveils its flashy new 'Shamrock Series' uniform
We want a pair of these gloves for our Junior C games.
With the NFL a distant dream, college football is more than a consolation
Yesterday’s Croke Park Classic launch was just a taster of what could be for American football in Ireland.
Croke Park set to host 'multiple' American football college games
It is believed that GAA headquarters could host as many as three games in the next five years.
Harper Lee sues agent's son-in-law over copyright of To Kill a Mockingbird
The 87-year-old author alleges her agent’s son-in-law took advantage of her declining health to get her to assign the book’s copyright to him.
Manti Te'o missed out in first round of the NFL draft
The former Notre Dame linebacker is still available after this morning’s picks.
VIDEO: News anchor reads own marriage proposal... on her autocue
“We have some breaking news…”
'Brave' five-year-old safe after week-long hostage ordeal
The kidnapper was killed during the rescue operation.
Here's how you react when you're told 100,000 people and LeBron James now follow your girlfriend on Twitter
Oh noes.
ESPN apologises for commentator's gushing over Alabama quarterback's girlfriend
First Jon Champion. Now this.