The New Age of Aerospace Is in Huntsville, Alabama

Huntsville, Alabama, was known as Rocket City in the 1960s, when NASA built giant Saturn V rockets here to launch American astronauts to the moon. The city’s economy was so reliant on the space program that once those Apollo missions wrapped in 1975, Huntsville nose-dived into a recession. Fortunately, along came the Space Shuttle, Spacelab […]

Alabama quarterback who was benched in last year’s title game was thrown in the SEC Championship and scored 2 touchdowns in 10 minutes to lead a wild comeback

John Amis/AP Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts led the Crimson Tide to a comeback win in the SEC Championship on Saturday. Hurts replaced Tua Tagovailoa, this year’s Heisman-favorite and Alabama’s starting quarterback, in the fourth quarter after Tagovailoa left with an injury. Hurts threw one touchdown and ran in the go-ahead touchdown in a 10-minute span. […]

Alabama cops who killed ‘wrong’ suspect in Thanksgiving mall shooting shift blame onto victim

The family of an Alabama man shot by police on Thanksgiving is demanding justice after cops appeared to blame the victim for his own murder, even going so far as to retract a statement admitting they were wrong to shoot him. Police have conspicuously avoided taking responsibility for the death of Emantic Bradford Jr. after […]

Police fatally shot a man after gunfire broke out at an Alabama mall on Thanksgiving — then conceded he ‘likely did not fire’ the shots

Emantic Bradford, Sr. via Associated Press Alabama police have conceded that the man they fatally shot after gunfire broke out at a mall on Thanksgiving “likely did not fire” the shots. The shooting broke out at a mall in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday evening and left two people injured. Police say the gunman is still […]

Mysterious fireball that dazzled Alabama locals solved by NASA (VIDEO)

A fireball that streaked across the sky in the US state of Alabama on Friday has been confirmed by NASA as an asteroid that was “at least 40 times as bright as the Full Moon.” “[Friday], at 12:19 AM Central Daylight Time, numerous eyewitnesses in the SouthEast reported seeing a very bright fireball, which was […]

Alabama lawmaker seems desperate to keep rocket tech in his home state

Enlarge / Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., descends the House steps in 2016. (credit: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Marshall Space Flight Center has a long and storied history when it comes to rocket design and production. It was there that Wernher von Braun and his German compatriots helped NASA design the Saturn line of rockets that […]

Can Georgia's New Linebacker Stop Alabama in its Tracks?

Alabama freshman quarterback Tua Tagovailoa unveiled his wondrous passing ability in college football’s national championship game on Jan. 8, ruining the Georgia Bulldogs’ title hopes. Season after season, the Crimson Tide is a formidable threat, combining one of the country’s best defenses with a stout running game to win five national championships in the past […]

Student killed in ‘accidental’ shooting at Alabama high school

Published time: 7 Mar, 2018 23:17 Edited time: 7 Mar, 2018 23:40 One student has been killed at a high school in a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama, while another is in critical condition. The shooting was “accidental,” local authorities said, without elaborating. “Two students were involved in a shooting during dismissal today at Huffman High […]

Rare ‘1-in-a-million’ Yellow Cardinal spotted in Alabama (PHOTOS)

A rare, yellow-colored American Northern Cardinal was spotted in an Alabama backyard in January. The “one-in-a-million” cardinal has excited birdwatchers across the US. Cardinals usually have red feathers. This bird, however, is a mustard-yellow color, likely due to a pigment mutation. Charlie Stephenson first noticed the yellow bird in her garden in January. She told […]