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Sunday 10 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Alabama

This year
Two teenage boys arrested over Alabama birthday party shooting that left four dead and 32 injured
The arrests follow three days of investigations and manhunts.
At least six dead after shootings in Alabama and Louisville, Biden calls for gun reform
The shootings occurred at a teen birthday party in Alabama, and in a park in Louisville.
At least seven dead following severe winds and tornadoes in US south
Authorities said a clearer picture of the extent of the damage and a search for additional victims would come today.
Last year
Alabama prison calls off lethal injection after struggling to access inmate's veins
Prison officials made the decision before last night’s midnight deadline.
Alabama executes man despite objections of victim's family
Joe Nathan James was sentenced to death in 1996 for the 1994 murder of Faith Hall.
Alabama prison officer and escapee were prepared for a shoot-out with police
Casey White was apprehended yesterday, with handguns and an AR-15 in his vehicle.
Alabama inmate captured after escape as the ex-jail officer accused of aiding him dies
The two fugitives were caught following a manhunt through three states.
Manhunt in US for ‘dangerous’ murder suspect and jail boss ‘who helped him escape’
Inmate Casey Cole White, 38, was shackled and handcuffed when he and Vicky White left the Lauderdale County Detention Centre.
US murder suspect and jail officer suspected of fleeing together
Authorities have said both individuals are extremely dangerous.
All time
Eight children among 13 killed amid stormy weather in Alabama
The deaths occurred amid drenching rains from Tropical Depression Claudette in Alabama and Georgia.
At least five dead as tornadoes lash Alabama and Georgia
Authorities say the twister cut a diagonal path through rural areas, which likely kept the death toll from being higher.
Hurricane Sally: Rescuers seek out people amid widespread flooding
Homeowners and businesses have begun cleaning up following the storm.
Nascar slam 'heinous' act as noose found in black driver's stall
Bubba Wallace is the only full-time black driver in Nascar.
The Death Row lawyer: 'If enough people say you should be executed, you start to believe it yourself'
The real-life work of US lawyer Bryan Stevenson hit the screens in Ireland this weekend with the film Just Mercy.
Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US
Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power from Texas to Michigan.
Three people dead as several tornadoes rip through US Deep South
One of the tornadoes travelled along a path of about 100 km.
Inflatable baby Trump balloon stabbed and deflated during Alabama football game
The balloon has been flown at protests around the world, including in Dublin and London.
Judge blocks Alabama abortion ban that would 'yield serious and irreparable harm'
The strict new laws were set to take effect on 15 November.
US teenager kills five family members in Alabama shooting
The 14-year-old boy called police and confessed to the crime.
Manslaughter charges dropped against US woman who lost her baby after being shot while pregnant
27 year-old Marshae Jones was shot during a fight last December.
Alabama TV station refuses to show 'Arthur' episode featuring gay wedding
The cartoon tells the story of an eight-year-old aardvark, his family and friends.
'A sad day for women in Alabama' as strict abortion ban signed into law
The legislation would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a crime punishable by up to 99 years in prison.
99-year prison terms and no exceptions for rape victims as Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US
Performing an abortion could see doctors handed 99-year prison sentences.
Row breaks out in Alabama senate over 'foetal heartbeat' abortion law
If Alabama’s new laws are challenged, pro-life politicians are hoping it will eventually be brought before the Supreme Court.
Alabama had to call off an execution at the last minute after it was unable to lift a court order
The bid to stop the execution centred on the inmate’s request to inhale nitrogen gas rather than face lethal injection.
Fatal Alabama tornado: 7 members of one family and four children among victims
The four children who died in the tornado were aged 6, 8, 9 and 10.
'The devastation is incredible': At least 23 killed after tornadoes sweep through Alabama
A local sheriff said that children are among the dead.
83-year-old mail-bomb murderer becomes oldest person executed in the US
Killer-of-two Walter Leroy Moody Jr was given a lethal injection last night at the Alabama prison at Atmore.
Alabama threw a huge touchdown pass to a 310lb defender to reach National Championship Game
They’ll face Georgia in the decider after the Bulldogs’ epic double-overtime win over Oklahoma.
Republican Roy Moore files lawsuit to block Alabama Senate result, alleging voter fraud
Democrat Doug Jones was announced the winner of the 12 December special election.
Trump: 'I was right' that Moore could not win Alabama race
It’s the first time in 25 years that a Democratic senator has represented Alabama.
Alabama voters go to the polls in crucial Senate contest between Trump pick Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones
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
Several women have claimed Moore sexually molested or pursued them when they were in their teens.
Trump taunts one of the women who accused Roy Moore of sexual misconduct
The US President said Moore’s Democratic rival would oppose “what we must do” for the nation.
Trump formally backs multiple sex assault accused Roy Moore
Trump had previously characterised the allegations against Moore as “very troubling” before changing tack.
'Bring it on': Republican candidate Roy Moore 'adamantly' denies latest allegations
Two more women have accused US Senate candidate Roy Moore of inappropriate conduct.
Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment
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
Beverly Young Nelson is the fifth woman to make accusations against Roy Moore.
'I believe the women': Top US Republican Mitch McConnell says Roy Moore should drop out of race
Moore has been accused of pursuing romantic relationships with teenage girls.
'These people are crazy like a fox': 12 inmates escape Alabama jail using peanut butter
They used the peanut butter to change the numbers on a door and trick a new employee, police said.