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In Ala., Santorum Dismisses Delegate Math, Attacks Romney and Obama

In Ala., Santorum Dismisses Delegate Math, Attacks Romney and ObamaABC/ DONNA SVENNEVIK(MOBILE, Ala.) -- Rick Santorum may be behind Mitt Romney in the delegate count, but on Friday he said none of it matters if he wins “election after election.”Citing the “grass-roots” level of his organizatio...

Gingrich Team Braces for Possible Last Stand

Gingrich Team Braces for Possible Last StandJessica McGowan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Nobody knows what Newt Gingrich is thinking, but as calls for him to quit the race begin to pile up, his campaign is preparing for a strong fight in two primaries on Tuesday.The primaries are in Alabama and M...

Rick Santorum: Campaign Is ‘Burning Through Our Savings’

Rick Santorum: Campaign Is ‘Burning Through Our Savings’Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(PELHAM, Ala.) -- Rick Santorum asked a crowd in Alabama to deliver him a win in the state Tuesday and pitched to them he’s a better choice than either of his opponents because of his working class background and blue...

Pro-Romney Super PAC Spends Big in Ill., La., Miss. and Ala.

Pro-Romney Super PAC Spends Big in Ill., La., Miss. and Ala.Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- If you’re a voter in an upcoming primary state, chances are you’ll see a lot of pro-Romney super PAC ads.On Wednesday, the Romney-backing super PAC Restore Our Future reported big purchases of TV time ...

Gingrich Campaign Shifts Focus to ‘Must-Win’ Alabama, Mississippi

Gingrich Campaign Shifts Focus to ‘Must-Win’ Alabama, MississippiRichard Ellis/Getty Images(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) -- After sending out a five stop schedule for campaigning in Kansas on Tuesday, the Newt Gingrich campaign said Wednesday they will no longer campaign in the state and will focus all efforts on Mississippi a...

Alabama Lawmakers Acquitted in Gambling Corruption Case

Alabama Lawmakers Acquitted in Gambling Corruption CaseHemera/Thinkstock(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) -- All six defendants in a sweeping corruption prosecution, including three current and former Alabama state lawmakers, have been acquitted on charges of trading bribes for votes on gambling legislation.In addition t...

Tornadoes Hit South and Midwest, Leveling Towns

Tornadoes Hit South and Midwest, Leveling TownsABC News(NEW YORK) -- The powerful tornadoes that have raged across the United States continued Friday, leveling homes across the South and Midwest and leaving at least six more people dead, according to ABC News and its affiliates.At least six people ...

Second Outbreak of Storms Expected; Devastating Tornadoes Continue

Second Outbreak of Storms Expected; Devastating Tornadoes ContinueScott Olson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Powerful tornadoes that have raged across wide swaths of the United States continued Friday, leveling Alabama homes and causing damage to a prison roughly 10 miles outside of Huntsville, Ala.A maximum-security pr...

Alabama Cops Claim Grandma, Mom Ran 9-Year-Old Girl to Death

Alabama Cops Claim Grandma, Mom Ran 9-Year-Old Girl to DeathCreatas Images/Thinkstock(GADSDEN, Ala.) -- In what prosecutors are describing as a horrific case of child abuse, two women are facing murder charges in the death of a 9-year-old who authorities say was ordered to run for three hours until she collapse...

‘Honeymoon Killer’ Judge Scoffs at Alleged Motive

‘Honeymoon Killer’ Judge Scoffs at Alleged MotiveComstock/Thinkstock(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- The judge presiding over the murder trial of accused "Honeymoon Killer" Gabe Watson has openly scoffed at the prosecution's claims and angrily asked the prosecutor if he needs lessons on the rules of court. The ...

Dre Kirkpatrick Gets Drug Possession Charge Dropped

Dre Kirkpatrick Gets Drug Possession Charge DroppedGreg McWilliams/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Former Alabama cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick narrowly avoided having his draft stock take a major hit. A spokesperson for the state attorney's office for Bradenton, Fla., told ESPN's Joe Schad that Kirkpatrick wil...

Politician: Don’t Pay Teachers More

Politician: Don’t Pay Teachers MoreFile photo. iStockphoto/Thinkstock(HUNTSVILLE, Ala.) -- An Alabama state senator just made himself an enemy of the state’s nearly 50,000 teachers.“It’s a biblical principle: If you double a teacher’s pay scale, you’ll attr...

Alabama Immigration Enforcement Law Hurting State’s Economy

Alabama Immigration Enforcement Law Hurting State’s EconomyHemera/Thinkstock(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) -- Are tough immigration enforcement laws designed to provide jobs for American citizens and save money actually bleeding money from states?  It appears so in Alabama.Since enacting a law last June that allows p...

Three Crimson Tide Players Declare for NFL Draft

Three Crimson Tide Players Declare for NFL DraftRonald Martinez/Getty Images(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) -- After winning a national title on Monday, Alabama will lose three of its underclassmen to the NFL Draft. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower, running back Trent Richardson and cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick announc...

Natalee Holloway Expected to Be Declared Legally Dead

Natalee Holloway Expected to Be Declared Legally DeadDana Mixer/Getty ImagesUPDATE: An Alabama judge announced Thursday that he will declare missing Alabama teen Natalee Holloway to be dead. (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- The search for missing teen Natalee Holloway could officially end Thursday when an Alabama j...

Alabama Wins The BCS National Championship

Alabama Wins The BCS National ChampionshipRonald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) – (2) Alabama (12-1) defeated (1) LSU (13-1) in the BCS Title game Monday night, 21-0, to win their 14th national championship in school history.Alabama kicker Jeremy Shelley hit 5 of 7 field goals.Copyri...

Scoreboard Roundup – 1/9/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 1/9/12iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- College Football:  (2) Alabama (12-1) shut out (1) LSU (13-1) in the BCS National Title Game, 21-0. NBA: The New York Knicks (5-4) tamed the Charlotte Bobcats (2-7), 91-87.The Atlanta Hawks (7-3) beat the New Je...

New-Look SEC Releases Football Schedule

New-Look SEC Releases Football ScheduleiStockPhoto/Thinkstock(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- The Southeastern Conference, which will have 14 teams next season after adding Missouri and Texas A&M, has released its 2012 football schedule.  Missouri will host Georgia in its opener on September ...
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