A multi-vehicle accident brought traffic to a standstill outside the Wallace Tunnel this morning. The accident occurred in the Eastbound lane, but thankfully no injuries were reported. The accident has since been cleared, and traffic is once again flowing through the tunnel.
Three people were killed yesterday in Kansas City outside of a pair of Jewish sites. Police have taken 73 year old Frazier Glenn Cross of Aurora, Missouri into custody. He will be charged with first degree murder.
In a scenario that is eerily similar to the one that played out in Crimea, Russian separatists have begun taking government buildings in eastern Ukraine. On Sunday, Ukrainian troops finally began to fight back. Russia has warned that aggression against Russians in Ukraine would force it to act.
The deadline to file your taxes is quickly approaching. For today’s local business profile, we will highlight a local company that can help you before time runs out: Income Tax Solutions.
After a tough winter, the US economy appears to be picking up steam yet again. Initial jobless claims fell 32,000 to 300,000 overall. That represents the lowest figure since May of 2007, before the Great Recession hit.
A 43 year old Bay Minette resident has been arrested for possession of child pornography. Charles James Biddie Jr turned himself in after his wife alerted police of the crime. She turned over a laptop computer which had 87 pictures and 10 videos on it which police believe to be child pornography.
Two men have been arrested in Saraland for breaking into vehicles. Police arrested 23 year old Michael Sanders Jr and a 16 year old accomplice on Tuesday evening after a neighborhood resident tipped off police. The break ins were occurring near Kali Oka Road.
Mobile born baseball legend Hank Aaron has been in the news a lot lately. Yesterday marked the 40th anniversary of his record breaking 715th home run. An interview the former Atlanta Braves superstar did with USA Today is likely to bring even more attention to Hammerin’ Hank.
After being dropped in January do to a re-transmission rate dispute, the Weather Channel is finally coming back to DirecTV. In what can only be described as a clear win for the satellite provider, the Weather Channel has agreed to cut back on some of its reality programming and begin airing more weather related content upon its return.
The percentage of Americans who lack health insurance is at its lowest levels since 2008. The drop in the number of uninsured coincides with the open enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The numbers indicate that the health care law’s chief goal, namely getting people covered, is on its way to being reached.