Alabama

Suspect Holding Child Hostage In Alabama Killed, Child Safe
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — Officials say they stormed a bunker in Alabama to rescue a 5-year-old child being held hostage there after his abductor was seen with a gun. Steve Richardson with the FBI's office in Mobile said at a news conference Monday afternoon that negotiations deteriorated and that 65-year-old Jimmy Lee Dykes had been seen with a gun...
Santorum Wins Alabama, Mississippi
WASHINGTON (AP) — A resurgent Rick Santorum swept primaries in Alabama and Mississippi Tuesday night, upending the race for the Republican presidential nomination yet again and nudging Newt Gingrich toward the sidelines. Mitt Romney finished third in both states, but he salvaged a win in the Hawaii caucuses and won the support of all nine delegates at GOP caucuses in American Samoa...
Voting In Alabama, Mississippi Could Clarify Race
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Deep South primaries today could answer questions for all three Republican presidential candidates. Polls are open in Alabama and Mississippi as Mitt Romney tries to make a southern breakthrough. At the same time, Newt Gingrich is seen as needing wins to stay in the race while Rick Santorum looks for a knock-out blow against Gingrich...
Alabama Twister Hits Prison
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A state corrections official says a reported tornado in northern Alabama hit a state prison but there was no immediate word on damages or injuries. Corrections spokesman Brian Corbette said Friday a tornado hit the Limestone Correctional Facility, a prison in Limestone County...