Saturday, November 29, 2014

Across Alabama

Alabama Man Dies on Flight from Atlanta to Seattle
Thanksgiving Openings Leave Quieter Black Friday
The chaos of Black Friday appears to have come on Thursday.

12 Sentenced for Ala. Unemployment Claim Fraud
The Alabama Department of Labor says a dozen people have pleaded guilty in recent months to defrauding the state unemployment insurance benefits program.

Civil Air Patrol to get Congressional Gold Medal
The Alabama-based Civil Air Patrol will be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in Washington, D.C., next month.

Mayors of Auburn and Tuscaloosa Bet on Iron Bowl
As the Auburn Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide prepare to face off on the football field, the mayors of their towns have made a friendly wager.

Webb Mayor Arrest in Prostitution Operation
A South Alabama towns mayor is one of 11 people charged in connection to a prostitution operation.

Court Extends Deadline in Girl's Running Death
A state appeals court is giving prosecutors more time to respond to legal challenges in the case of a woman charged in her granddaughter's running death in Etowah County.

Webb Mayor Arrested in Prostitution Sting
Webb Mayor Cecil Rex Ard was one of 11 suspects arrested in an undercover prostitution sting Tuesday in Dothan.

Protesters Demonstrate in Several Alabama Cities
Protesters rallied peacefully in several Alabama cities in the wake of the grand jury decision not to indict a police officer in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.

Thanksgiving Traffic Expected to be Heaviest in 7 years
Wednesday is known as the busiest travel day of the year. Experts say it's expected to be the busiest one since 2007.