BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Coastal Carolina (9-3, Sun Belt) vs East Carolina (7-5, AAC), Dec. 27, 6:45 p.m. ET
DETROIT (AP) — Mamie King-Chalmers, who as a young Black woman appeared in an iconic photo about civil rights struggles in Alabama, has died at the age of 81.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ Hibbett, Inc. (HIBB) on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $25.6 million.
On a per-share basis, the Birmingham, Alabama-based company said it had profit of $1.94.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Federal jurors convicted an Alabama woman on Thursday in the death of a 3-year-old girl who disappearance from a public housing community prompted a more than weeklong search in 2019.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A women's volleyball team at a small, historically Black college withdrew from their conference tournament in Alabama after a member was subjected to racial abuse during an awards banquet, officials said.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey easily won a second full term Tuesday against Democrat Yolanda Flowers, the first Black woman to win a major party’s gubernatorial nomination in the state, after surviving both a health scare and multiple Republican challengers in the primary.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ ProAssurance Corp. (PRA) on Tuesday reported a loss of $9.1 million in its third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Birmingham, Alabama-based company said it had a loss of 17 cents.
American defender Chris Richards will miss the World Cup because of an injury that has sidelined him for more than two months.
“Gutted that this injury has ruled me out of the World Cup,” he wrote Tuesday on Instagram.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man facing a potential death penalty in the killing of three people who were shot at an Alabama church dinner in June is fighting a court-ordered mental evaluation requested by prosecutors.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Unai Emery made the perfect start as Aston Villa manager with a 3-1 win against Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday.
The former Arsenal boss took charge of his first game which will give Villa fans hope he can turn the season around.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Media Group is moving to all-digital delivery, ending publication in 2023 of its four newspapers in Alabama and Mississippi.
The Birmingham News, Huntsville Times and Mobile Press-Register and Mississippi Press will be published through Feb.
TRUSSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama school district's superintendent has resigned after it was revealed that school officials had been aware of a student's notebook filled with threats for a year before taking action to ensure student safety.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ Vulcan Materials Co. (VMC) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $177.1 million.
The Birmingham, Alabama-based company said it had profit of $1.33 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and to account for discontinued operations, came to $1.78 per share.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ Medical Properties Trust Inc. (MPW) on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The results matched Wall Street expectations.
The real estate investment trust, based in Birmingham, Alabama, said it had funds from operations of $272.3 million, or 45 cents per share, in the period.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ Encompass Health Corp. (EHC) on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $45.4 million.
The Birmingham, Alabama-based company said it had profit of 45 cents per share.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Aston Villa responded to the firing of manager Steven Gerrard by scoring three goals in the opening 14 minutes in a 4-0 win over Brentford in the Premier League on Sunday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ Regions Financial Corp. (RF) on Friday reported third-quarter profit of $429 million.
The bank, based in Birmingham, Alabama, said it had earnings of 43 cents per share.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man was charged with abusing the corpse of a former girlfriend whose body was found in a shallow grave in an Alabama barn days after the two had met in the Florida Panhandle to exchange custody of their daughter.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ ServisFirst Bancshares Inc. (SFBS) on Monday reported profit of $64 million in its third quarter.
The Birmingham, Alabama-based company said it had net income of $1.17 per share.
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — A police officer in Alabama was shot multiple times Sunday after police responding to a report of gunfire on an interstate faced off with a suspect at an apartment complex, police said.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Mason Mount and Kepa Arrizabalaga were Chelsea’s stars as they helped to maintain Graham Potter’s unbeaten start in the Premier League with a 2-0 win over Aston Villa on Sunday.
American forward Josh Sargent scored his seventh goal of the season for Norwich in a 3-2 loss at home to Preston North End on Saturday in England's second tier League Championship.
American defender Auston Trusty scored his first two goals for Birmingham in a 3-0 win over visiting Bristol City.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man was convicted Friday on two federal charges in a 2019 kidnapping that led to the death of a 3-year-old girl, whose disappearance from a Birmingham birthday party led to 10 days of frantic searches.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — U.K. Prime Minister Liz Truss pledged Wednesday to ride out the turmoil unleashed by her tax-cutting economic agenda, saying the “disruption” will pay off in a wealthier, more efficient Britain.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Liz Truss should be celebrating her first month as Britain’s prime minister. Instead, she’s fighting for her job.
Truss is spending her first Conservative Party conference as leader this week scrambling to reassure financial markets spooked by her government’s see-sawing economic pledges, while trying to restore her authority with a party that fears its chance of reelection is crumbling.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Britain’s immigration minister said Tuesday that people who arrive by unauthorized means should not be allowed to claim asylum in the U.K. and she vowed to press on with a contentious plan to send some asylum-seekers on a one-way trip to Rwanda.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Britain has sent a Royal Navy ship to patrol the North Sea, as Western allies try to increase protection for undersea pipelines and cables after blasts ruptured two natural gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea, the defense ministry said Monday.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — The U.K. government on Monday dropped plans to cut income tax for top earners, part of a package of unfunded cuts unveiled only days ago that sparked turmoil on financial markets and sent the pound to record lows.
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Liz Truss said Sunday that she could have done a better job “laying the ground” for her package of unfunded tax cuts, but insisted she would push on with an economic plan that has caused turmoil on financial markets and weakened the country’s public finances.
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — NASCAR driver Jordan Anderson suffered second-degree burns across his neck, face, right arm and both knees as he desperately jumped from his burning vehicle Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — France midfielder Boubacar Kamara has been ruled out of the World Cup after sustaining knee ligament damage.
Kamara was injured while playing for Aston Villa in a 1-0 win against Southampton this month.
LONDON (AP) — Steven Knight looks astounded, almost lost for words. He’s just watched contemporary dance company Rambert run through scenes from the first act of their “Peaky Blinders” production, based on the hit TV show that he wrote and created.
SHELBY, Ala. (AP) — The body of a missing boater was recovered Sunday from Lay Lake in central Alabama.
Searchers found the body of David D. Etheridge, 51, of Hoover in the Spring Creek section of the lake, said Sgt.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Michael Hiers passed for 292 yards and four touchdowns to propel Samford to a 35-12 victory over Western Carolina on Saturday.
Hiers completed 24 of 30 passes with an interception for Samford (3-1) in a Southern Conference opener.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Two U.S. military veterans who disappeared three months ago while fighting with Ukrainian forces against Russia arrived home to Alabama on Saturday, greeted by hugs, cheers and tears of joy at the state's main airport.
Addison 30, Good Hope 28, OT
Alabama Christian Academy 33, Montgomery Academy 27
HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — To the world, Harper Lee was aloof to the point of being unknowable, an obsessively private person who spent most of her life avoiding the public gaze despite writing one of the best-selling books ever, “To Kill a Mockingbird.” To Wayne Flynt, the Alabama-born author was his friend, Nelle.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Aston Villa further eased the pressure on manager Steven Gerrard with a scrappy 1-0 win over Southampton in the English Premier League earned by Jacob Ramsey's 41st-minute goal on Friday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Sarah Collins Rudolph lost an eye and still has pieces of glass inside her body from a Ku Klux Klan bombing that killed her sister and three other Black girls at an Alabama church 59 years ago, and she's still waiting on the state to compensate her for those injuries.
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Everywhere, it seems, back-to-school has been shadowed by worries of a teacher shortage.
The U.S. education secretary has called for investment to keep teachers from quitting.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Firefighters used a ladder truck to rescue dogs from the roof of a downtown kennel on Monday after chemical fumes from work on a floor forced an evacuation.
Two workers and several animals at Dog Days of Birmingham began having what appeared to be breathing difficulties after a contractor put new sealant on a concrete floor that was being refinished, said Jay Barrett, a spokesperson for the company.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Black pastor who was arrested by white police officers while watering the flowers of a neighbor who was out of town filed a federal lawsuit alleging the ordeal violated his constitutional rights and caused lingering problems including emotional distress and anxiety.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Two sisters who survived the Holocaust as girls and moved to the United States afterward died just days apart in their adopted home of Alabama.
The Alabama Holocaust Education Center said Ruth Scheuer Siegler died Saturday at the age of 95.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Another goal from Erling Haaland wasn't enough for Manchester City this time as Leon Bailey's second-half equalizer salvaged a 1-1 draw for Aston Villa against the defending champion in the English Premier League on Saturday.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn center Nick Brahms is calling it quits on his playing career because of lingering knee problems.
Tigers coach Bryan Harsin announced the veteran starter's decision on Monday, five days before Auburn's opener against Mercer.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — West Ham recorded its first points and first goal of the Premier League season with a 1-0 victory at Aston Villa on Sunday.
Pablo Fornals’ deflected second-half strike was enough to see the Hammers open their account for the top flight campaign after losses to Manchester City, Nottingham Forest and Brighton.