Gun violence is a growing problem across the country and here at home. Almost every day we report a tragic shooting in our area and whether the victim survived. The often untold story – how this growing number of victims impacts a local hospital we all depend on for care.
Turnout for the primary election is lower than expected, according to Secretary of State John Merrill. He tells us that's more than likely due to all the negative campaign ads leading up to Election Day.
Election day is over, but another one is quickly approaching. That’s because some races last night resulted in the need for a runoff election, including the race to replace Alabama’s U.S senator Richard Shelby.
In observance of National Missing Children’s Day, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) would like to remind all citizens of the CodeRED system while highlighting the crucial role the public plays when assisting law enforcement in the search for missing children when time is of the essence.
The senators added: “It is unacceptable that agency miscalculations have restricted access to safe, secure, and reliable domestic oil and gas production through substantial, unnecessary, and arbitrary permitting delays.”
The lives of women and newborns are lost every day across the globe and the World Health Organization says 4.3 million lives could be saved a year if health departments would fully invest in training midwives by 2035.
The agency’s goal is to reduce the amount of sun exposure that kids get to prevent cancer development. Hawes says if you take the time to tackle overexposure at a young age, you can possibly prevent skin cancer later on.