Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall says it's no accident an Alabama suit against drug manufacturers and distributors has been chosen as a test case. He said it simply reflects the reality of how hard the state has been hit by prescription drug abuse.
A Text to 911 program is in the works for Washington County and is expected to be available within the next two years.
Wednesday marked the start of Florida's alligator harvest season.
The 74-year-old woman rescued by Good Samaritans from a robbery and beating in a Midfield store parking lot said she thought her life was about to end. But the feisty Birmingham woman said she wasn't going without a fight.