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Boyfriend Shoots Pregnant Girlfriend in the Face in Alabama

Boyfriend Shoots Pregnant Girlfriend in the Face in Alabama

A boyfriend accidentally shot his five-month pregnant girlfriend in the face on May 21 in Gadsden, Alabama. The woman was rushed to the hospital and is fighting for her life, according to an Al.com report. The police have not released any information about the couple’s identity yet, but a GoFundMe page was set up to help the […]

DEA Crackdown on Prescription Drugs in Four Southern States

DEA Crackdown on Prescription Drugs in Four Southern States

Today morning, the Drug Enforcement Administration or the DEA, raided pharmacies, pain clinics and other locations as part of their crackdown on prescription pain pills abuse in the four southern states of Arkansas, Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. The bust was the culmination of a 15-month operation which was launched last summer by the DEA’s drug diversion […]

Employees of Blue Bell Creameries Lose Jobs After Listeria Issue

Employees of Blue Bell Creameries Lose Jobs After Listeria Issue

 Blue Bell announced that they will launch a complete and targeted clean up mission against the Listeria bacteria. The CEO hopes that this mission ensures better quality of the products.On May 15, it was announced that Blue Bell Creameries would be laying off over a third of its workforce after a listeria issue. Listeria was […]

Train Collides With Car and Kills 1 in Bessemer

Train Collides With Car and Kills 1 in Bessemer

Authorities in Bessemer, Alabama are investigating a fatal car wreck after an Amtrak train collided with the vehicle and killed a person. The identity of the driver of the car is unknown and also the circumstances leading to the crash have not been announced yet. The crash took place on Carolina Avenue and 16th Street South at […]

Mother’s Facebook Apology Goes Viral [Video]

Mother’s Facebook Apology Goes Viral [Video]

A mother’s apology has gone viral after she posted on her Facebook page a request for forgiveness after learning of her unruly daughters’ behavior at an Alabama movie theater. The mother of three, Kyesha Smith Wood, set the internet ablaze this week with her apology in hopes of finding the mother her children were rude towards. Wood’s […]

Police Arrest Man in Alabama After Four Hour Standoff

Police Arrest Man in Alabama After Four Hour Standoff

Police in Bessemer, Alabama have just arrested a man after a four hour standoff. The man, armed with a bow and arrow, fired at officers as they arrived at his apartment complex. The police returned fire at the man who was perched up on the balcony of his apartment. Immediately after the officers returned fire, […]

Selma Activist Refuses to March

Selma Activist Refuses to March

Over the weekend, the ceremonies marking the 50-year anniversary of the march on Selma gained national attention. President Obama was one of the numerous notable public figures there, and he gave an important speech about how much things have changed in the country. There was also a symbolic march across the landmark Edmund Pettus Bridge […]

Selma in History

Selma in History

Selma played a major role in history. It is the county seat of Dallas County in Alabama, located on the banks of the Alabama River, in what is identified as the Black Belt region.  The Black Belt region became known for the rich, dark soil that was perfect for cotton growing. During the time of […]

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