The grandmother and stepmother of a 9-year-old Alabama girl who died Monday after allegedly being ordered to run around her family's house -- for hours -- as punishment for lying about taking a candy bar have been charged with murder, police said Wednesday.
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A Tennessee man accused of wounding an Alabama sheriff's deputy and a Tennessee police officer has been charged with two counts of attempted murder after his capture overnight, authorities announced Tuesday.
An Alabama pharmaceutical company issued a voluntary nationwide recall Friday for "multiple lots" of birth control pills due to what it described as a systemic "packaging error."
High winds whipped up a spreading wildfire in northern Texas on Wednesday as firefighters battled several blazes across the tinder-dry state.
Residents of smaller towns get into auto wrecks less often than their counterparts in bigger cities, according to Allstate's seventh annual "America's Best Drivers Report."
The Tennessee Valley Authority has approved construction on a nuclear plant in northeastern Alabama -- the first U.S. agency to do so since the Japan nuclear disaster this year.
I was trying to do two things at once -- cook (in the kitchen) while deciphering some paperwork (in the next room). I'd been interrupted a thousand times with requests for snacks, shrieks over spilled paint water, questions about what squirrels like to eat, and arguments over whether clouds could be blue and flowers could be green. And did I mention that a ruptured disk in my back was throbbing even worse than my head?
CLEVELAND -- There's a new type of diversity gaining steam on the banks of Lake Erie. Cleveland has long been known for its influx of Eastern European immigrants who came to work more than a century ago in the city's thriving industries, but now its baseball team is seeking all-comers from around America, hired hands who as often cut their teeth in cities like Huntsville, Ala., and Tacoma, Wash., as they did in Boston and St. Louis.
Antoine "Bed Intruder" Dodson, the man whose TV news rant against a would-be rapist became a viral music video and his ticket to celebrity, appeared in an Alabama city court Monday to face five misdemeanor charges, including marijuana possession.
American defense industry workers are bystanders to the political stand-off in Washington over the budget, but Monday morning they may find their jobs and paychecks in trouble.
NASA said Thursday, because of budget constraints, between 150 and 300 contractor positions will be eliminated at the Marshall Space Flight Center, the agency's Huntsville, Alabama facility.
Stargazers who were willing to give up a little sleep got to catch the last lunar eclipse of 2010 early Tuesday.
Missed the total lunar eclipse last night? With the help of a little video magic, watch it happen much faster.
In Session's Ryan Smith talks to CNN producer Emanuella Grinberg about Amy Bishop's court appearance.
An Alabama judge has found enough evidence to send the capital murder case against former university professor Amy Bishop to a grand jury.
Previously missing police records on the 1986 shooting death of the brother of Alabama professor Amy Bishop -- accused of gunning down her colleagues last week -- have been found, and investigators said Tuesday they back a state police report that deemed the shooting an accident.
The investigation continues into the past of a professor charged with killing three people. CNN's Brooke Baldwin reports.
A shooting at the University of Alabama in Huntsville has wounded several people. Affiliate WAAF has the video.
Three faculty members were killed and three other school employees were wounded Friday in a shooting at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, a school spokesman said.
A ninth-grade student was in custody Saturday and charged with murder after he allegedly shot a classmate in the back of the head at their northern Alabama middle school, authorities said.
A Texas inmate who escaped last week -- on foot even though he was thought to need a wheelchair -- has been recaptured, the U.S. Marshals Service said Monday.
A Texas inmate in a wheelchair, who escaped on foot from two armed guards as he was being transferred between prisons, is now on the U.S. Marshals' list of the 15 most-wanted fugitives.
The man who oversees Texas' criminal justice system called Wednesday for a shake-up as authorities searched for a prisoner in a wheelchair who escaped on foot Monday from two armed guards as he was being transferred between prisons.
A Texas inmate escaped from a prison van near Houston after pulling a gun on two guards who were transporting him between prisons, according to a Texas prison statement Monday.
Tim Pickens, president of Orion Propulsion, has fond memories of the days when his parents' front windows would rattle violently in their frames.
We've all heard the hype: In our wireless world, your company can thrive from a loft in Brooklyn or a houseboat in Hawaii. Where you are doesn't matter, because we're all on the same vast, virtual plane. Right?
It takes seven minutes to execute a death row inmate, according to the state of Texas.
The wife of a man suspected of killing five people in Tennessee and one in Alabama was among the victims found in southern Tennessee, along with her son, father and brother, police said Sunday.
"A gruesome scene" is how one investigator described the aftermath of five killings in Tennessee. A sixth body was found in Alabama.
Marjorye Heeney knew something was wrong when she saw a bulging cloud of black dust darken the sky.
Last week, a bride-to-be visited online wedding hub TheKnot.com and posted a wistful set of questions to her virtual sisters. "Fiancé got laid off a month ago. We're trying to keep our wedding the way we had originally planned. How many of you are working through similar situations, and how do you...adjust your wedding/honeymoon plan?"
The National Transportation Safety Board began four days of hearings Tuesday on how to stem the "drastic increase" in medical helicopter accidents.
Flying at night in poor weather conditions probably contributed to the crashes of three medical helicopters that killed 11 people in 2007 and 2008, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday.
One of the first things people told Rhett Bomar when he got to Huntsville, Texas: Don't pick up hitchhikers.
As the space agency passes the half-century mark, a look back at its genesis
With the parents of his victims watching a few feet away, a Mexican-born condemned killer apologized before he was executed for his part in a horrific attack on two teenage girls
Who would have thought that my innocent little trip down memory lane, with Brett Favre, would have generated the heated response that it did? But it did, yes it did. Either that or Dominic B., who selects and forwards the chosen mail, is trying to provoke your faithful narrator... naaah, he wouldn't do that.
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Ernst Stuhlinger, one of the last surviving German rocket scientists who came to America after World War II and formed the engineering foundation of the nation's space program, has died
A snake is loose in Amobi Okoye's garage. It just slithered in, about five minutes ago, and curled up between two duffel bags by the back window. It looks to be a Texas copperhead, dark brown, three feet long if completely uncoiled. It raises its flat head and wags its little tongue whenever anyone gets close.
Over the next few years, more than three-quarters of the nation's housing markets will suffer some decline in home prices. Many will experience double-digit hits in a forecast that has worsened considerably in recent months.
An Army helicopter on a training flight in foggy weather struck a power line and crashed in northeast Alabama, killing all three soldiers on board
The footballs and helmets and programs are obvious... but who's holding the faux Tom Brady? -- Joe, Prairie Village, Kans.
And it was written (again), if there are rain delays, there shall be baguettes ...
Hey, caffeine boy. If you chased foul balls like that can of Coke you'd be in the bigs by now. -- Mike, Mt. Prospect, Il.
Residents of the Deep South awoke to a powerful blast of cold weather on Friday, which brought the lowest temperatures of the season to many parts of the United States.
A powerful cold front headed for the Deep South on Thursday, bringing the lowest temperatures of the season to many parts of the United States.
A preliminary investigation into last week's fatal school bus crash indicates that a "faulty steering mechanism" on a passing car caused the accident, a police spokesman said Tuesday.
A fourth teenage girl died Tuesday at a hospital from injuries sustained when a school bus plunged off a highway overpass Monday in Alabama, Huntsville Police Chief Rex Reynolds said.
A school bus carrying 43 students plunged some 40 feet off the side of a highway overpass Monday in Huntsville, killing at least three students, according to school, police and fire officials.
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This month's Business Traveller is all about luggage: from lost to found; and classy to shabby, we get to grips with all there is to know.
The death toll in Tennessee from severe weather rose to 12 on Saturday, as storms battered the Southeast from Mississippi to Georgia before dissipating over the Atlantic Ocean.
Artist Max Gschwind illustrates NASA's moon-shot calculations, from "A Problem in Celestial Gunnery," June 1962.
NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Pride aside, it really doesn't matter how much you make, just so long as it goes a long way where you live.
A Huntsville, Alabama, woman charged with capital murder in the deaths of her three children told investigators she "deliberately starved her children to death," a police spokesman said Saturday.
NASA is on track to make the improvements needed to meet its goal of returning the space shuttle fleet to service as soon as May 2005, according to an independent task force set up to oversee the space agency's efforts.
Blaming the busy hurricane season, NASA announced Friday that it will delay the space shuttle's return to space from March or April to a launch in May or July.
While the exploration of the moon and other planets in our solar system is exciting, the first task for astronauts and robots alike is to actually get to those destinations.
Serial bombing suspect Eric Robert Rudolph and his attorneys will argue in court Tuesday that his case should be moved because he cannot get a fair trial in Birmingham, where he is charged with bombing a women's clinic in 1998.
There was a time when talking about the weather was a safe topic of conversation.
An experiment originally designed to fly on the International Space Station led a team of researchers to develop a completely new type of glass, a material formed while floating in mid-air in a NASA laboratory on Earth.
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A superconductor developed by physicists at the University of Houston and the University of Alabama in Huntsville promises eventually to reshape the electric utility, railroad, and medical diagnost...
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