Supreme Court allows execution of Muslim inmate in Alabama to go ahead

Death row inmate Dominique Ray, 42, is shown in this booking photo in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S., provided February 7, 2019. Alabama Department of Corrections/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) – The... Read more »

Controversial former mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, dies at 72

(Reuters) – Larry Langford, the charismatic former mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, who climbed out of hardscrabble poverty to the city’s highest office only to spend most of his last... Read more »

One killed, two hurt as winter storm blasts U.S. Midwest

(Reuters) – A motorist was killed in Kansas on Thursday in a crash blamed on a fierce blizzard slamming the U.S. Midwest and Southeast that also canceled or delayed... Read more »

Deadly blizzard fizzles to heavy rain, but some still digging out of snow

(Reuters) – The post-Christmas blizzard that left at least two people dead in the U.S. Midwest and stranded thousands of travelers has fizzled to heavy rain storms that will... Read more »

U.S. Supreme Court appears wary of expanding ‘double jeopardy’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court justices on Thursday expressed skepticism about putting limits on criminal charges being brought against people for the same offenses by both federal and... Read more »

Supreme Court weighs ‘double jeopardy’ dispute

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court justices on Thursday expressed skepticism about putting limits on criminal charges being brought against people for the same offenses by both federal and... Read more »

Autopsy review: Man slain by police in Alabama mall was shot from behind

(Reuters) – The man gunned down by police who mistook him for the suspect in an Alabama shopping mall shooting on Thanksgiving night died after being struck by three... Read more »

Police arrest suspect in Black Friday shooting at Alabama mall

(Reuters) – Police in Georgia on Thursday arrested a suspect in a shooting that wounded two people at an Alabama mall during Black Friday sales, federal officials said. The... Read more »

Alabama police say man killed by officer wasn’t gunman in mall shooting

(Reuters) – A man shot to death by police during Black Friday sales at an Alabama shopping mall was likely not the gunman in a shooting there that wounded... Read more »

En route to Florida, ‘monster’ Hurricane Michael strengthens

(Reuters) – Hurricane Michael strengthened to a Category 2 storm on Tuesday as it headed for the Florida Panhandle, where authorities ordered residents to get out of harm’s way... Read more »