Topics :: Alabama

Ala. Woman Charged With Murder for Allegedly Shooting Son’s Partner

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
An Alabama woman is charged with murder for allegedly shooting her son’s boyfriend. Investigators are not calling the incident a hate crime, however, and believe she shot him because he was violent with her son.

Trouble in Dixie: Ala. House Passes Resolution Calling For Federal Gay Marriage Ban

By EDGE | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
On Wednesday, the Alabama House of Representatives approved a resolution calling for a convention to put a federal ban on same-sex marriage in the U.S. Constitution.

Ala. Mom Intervenes in Suit Over Same-Sex Marriage

Thursday Apr 3, 2014
The mother of an accident victim is now involved in a federal lawsuit filed by his same-sex partner, who is trying to overturn Alabama’s ban on gay marriage.

Go for the Food: Mobile

By Jay Reeves | Tuesday Mar 18, 2014
It’s easy to miss some tasty seafood restaurants on Alabama’s northern Gulf Coast: They’re hidden on a string of islands and peninsulas in the Mobile Delta.

Methodist Bishop Cited for Gay Wedding in Alabama

Sunday Mar 16, 2014
A retired United Methodist bishop is facing formal complaints over a gay wedding he performed in Alabama.

Judge: Married Women Can’t Divorce in Alabama

Thursday Mar 13, 2014
A judge ruled Wednesday that two women who were legally married in Iowa can’t divorce in Alabama, which doesn’t recognize same-sex marriages.

Five Free Things to Do In Mobile, Alabama

By Jay Reeves | Sunday Mar 9, 2014
Mobile is that "other" city on the northern Gulf Coast, the one that sometimes gets lost between the beaches of the Florida Panhandle and the nonstop party of New Orleans. Local promoters call it "secretly awesome."

Lawsuit Challenges Ala. Anti-Gay Marriage Law

By Kim Chandler | Friday Feb 14, 2014
A gay man whose partner was killed in a car accident has filed a federal lawsuit challenging Alabama laws that bar the recognition of his marriage, which took place in Massachusetts.

Lawsuit Challenges Ala. Anti-Gay Marriage Law

Thursday Feb 13, 2014
A gay man whose husband was killed in a car accident is filing a federal lawsuit challenging the Alabama laws that prohibit the recognition of his marriage, which was legally performed in Massachusetts.

Ala. Chief Justice Jumps into Gay Marriage Fight

By Phillip Rawls | Thursday Feb 6, 2014
Alabama’s chief justice is jumping into the gay marriage debate with his push for a states-led constitutional amendment defining the institution as a union between one man and one woman.