A City Council District 1 candidate forum will be held at Word of Faith Church tonight at 6:00. Area residents will have the opportunity to become acquainted with their candidates' platforms and ask questions pertaining to their district.

A federal appeals court heard arguments yesterday on whether four Alabama Republican officials must turn over emails and other materials to the Alabama Education Association, which is seeking the documents in its lawsuit challenging a 2010 law designed to stop education employees from having AEA dues deducted from their paychecks.

Jury deliberations are likely to begin today in the military trial of U.S. Army Major Nidal Hasan, the psychiatrist charged with the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood in Texas. Hasan has been representing himself and is submitting only an evaluation from his boss calling him a good soldier as evidence while the prosecution has submitted more than 700 pieces of evidence against him, including a semi-automatic pistol Hasan admits belonged to him.

One person died in a five-vehicle crash near the 71 mile marker on Interstate 20/59 yesterday afternoon, involving two 18-wheelers and three private vehicles.

The brief report released Tuesday night from the National Transportation Safety Board includes few new details about the August 14 crash of the UPS cargo jet at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.

The attorney for Pfc. Bradley Manning says he'll ask the Military District of Washington to reduce the 35-year sentence recommended by a court-martial judge, and he'll also ask the White House to pardon his client.

The  videographer who Kanye West allegedly attacked outside an airport last month has filed an assult and battery lawsuit against the rapper.

We're only 9 days away from kickoff, with the Tide facing Virginia Tech next Saturday.