A Disaster Recovery Center operated by the Alabama Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will open next week, operating from 8am to 6pm. Individuals with storm damage should register online at DisasterAssistance.gov, at m.fema.gov on your smartphone, or by calling 800-621-3362.

The attorney general's office encouraged the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals to consider rulings by Circuit Judge Randall Cole, which would be fatal to its criminal case against former state Sen. Lowell Barron if they are not reversed.

The $700 million 9/11 museum at the World Trade Center site is set for dedication today. President Obama and Sept 11 survivors, rescuers, and victims' relatives are expected to mark the opening.

Police in Santa Monica, California say former "Top 40" host Casey Kasem has been found in Washington state.