Law enforcement officials are searching for a mother that left DCH without her newborn child. Both the mother and newborn had cocaine and opiates in their systems. Pictures of the suspect have been released, and information leading to an arrest will yield a cash reward.

 

 

 

 

 

Republican Senator Arthur Orr says he plan to pre-file a bill in the Senate before the 2014 session begins in January. The bill  would require welfare applicants to have applied for at least three jobs.

A Republican proposal to cut food stamps by nearly $4 billion annually has squeezed by in the House despite unanimous Democratic opposition and the defection of GOP moderates.

A fund for Glen James, a homeless man who turned in a backpack with more than $40,000 inside, has collected more than $100,000.

Wednesday and Thursday, September 25 and 26 from 3pm to 4pm, the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama and City of Tuscaloosa will host a Recovery Town Hall meeting at the Chamber office to provide the business community with updates and answer questions related to disaster recovery efforts in the City of Tuscaloosa.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a natural disaster declaration for 50 Alabama counties because of damage caused by excessive rains and floods this year. This makes farmers in those counties eligible to be considered for benefits from the USDA.

A Yemeni military official says coordinated attacks by al-Qaida militants today have killed at least 38 soldiers and wounded dozens. Al-Qaida is considered by Washington to be one of the world's most dangerous terror groups.

A shooting last night in a Chicago neighborhood park has left 13 people wounded, including a 3-year-old boy. So far, no arrests have been made.