Alabama crash of plane with engine trouble claims all six aboard

Aug 15, 2016

Alabama crash of plane with engine trouble claims all six aboard

Six people died when a small aircraft flying from central Florida to Oxford, Mississippi, developed engine problems and crashed Sunday morning while trying to land in Alabama, authorities said. A pilot issued a distress signal around 11:10 a.m. Sunday, and the aircraft went down ...

Mar 25, 2016

Ex-NFL running back Turner dies

Former NFL and Alabama football player Kevin Turner has died after battling Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was 46. Turner’s father released a statement on Facebook Thursday announcing the death of the former Crimson Tide fullback, which was also posted to the Kevin Turner Foundation’s ...

Mar 22, 2016

Airbus test flies its first U.S.-built jetliner over Gulf

European aircraft maker Airbus is conducting a test flight for its first airplane made in the United States. A twin-engine A321 passenger jet took off Monday from the company’s new assembly plant at Brookley Field in Mobile, Alabama. Airbus says the three-hour flight over ...

Blizzards, tornadoes menace large swath of U.S. hinterland

Feb 3, 2016

Blizzards, tornadoes menace large swath of U.S. hinterland

A major storm system brought a mix of bad weather on Tuesday to much of the central United States, with a band of tornadoes downing trees in Alabama and Mississippi and heavy snow blanketing the northern Midwest. The National Weather Service said eight tornadoes ...