Alabama Governor Ends 50-Year Marriage After Agreeing To Divorce SettlementAlabama Gov. Robert Bentley and first lady Dianne Bentley have agreed to a divorce settlement, ending their 50-year marriage, the governor's office said Monday.
Alabama Cutting Off State Money To Planned ParenthoodAlabama Gov. Robert Bentley is cutting off state Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood in the face of undercover videos that implied the group was selling fetal tissue to research groups.
Bentley: Removing Confederate Flags Was 'Right Thing To Do'Gov. Robert Bentley said removing four Confederate flags from the state Capitol was the "right thing to do" and that the state didn't need to go through a fight over the banners.
Alabama Governor: Confederate Flag Has Become 'Like The Swastika'Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has ordered the Confederate battle flag removed from the state Capitol grounds.
'Sweet Home Alabama' Town Goes To CourtEufaula officials fear widening the 2-lane highway through the town's historic district will damage the value of the homes and curtail tourism.
Medical Marijuana Gains Traction In The Deep South Medical marijuana has been a non-starter in recent years in the Deep South, where many Republican lawmakers feared it could lead to widespread drug use and social ills. That now appears to be changing, with proposals to allow a form of medical marijuana gaining momentum in a handful of Southern states.
Ala Schools Closing Ahead Of Winter Threat Gov. Robert Bentley issued a state of emergency for all of Alabama amid an approaching winter storm that prompted schools and businesses to announce closures or late openings Tuesday in northern counties forecast to get the brunt of any ice, sleet or snow.
DOJ Report Claims Jail Staff Forced Women Prisoners To Perform Strip ShowAlabama Department of Corrections officials and Gov. Robert Bentley's office say they had been working to improve conditions at Julia Tutwiler Prison before a federal investigation found evidence of inmates being sexually abused by staff and fellow prisoners.
Feds Monitoring Alleged Racial Segregation In Alabama Greek LifeThe U.S. attorney in Birmingham says her office is monitoring allegations of racial discrimination and segregation within the sorority and fraternity system at the University of Alabama.
Alabama Gun Bill Allows Employees To Have Firearms In Car At WorkKey legislators have agreed on sweeping changes to Alabama gun laws, but the deal still must clear one more hurdle before it can go to Gov. Robert Bentley for his signature.
Ala. Lawmakers Approve Measure Placing Stricter Regulations On Abortion ClinicsAlabama lawmakers late Tuesday gave final passage to a measure placing stricter regulations on clinics that provide abortions.