Now Phillip Smith III is accused of trading grades for sex.
The bill's sponsor compared abortion clinics to pedophiles and liquor stores, and wants them far away from kids.
Cuts to basic voting services are melding the right's enthusiasm for spending cuts with its more insidious support for restricting ballot access.
The city of Selma passed a law in 2013 requiring horse owners to diaper their horses in order to cut down on the amount of poop in the streets, but almost no one is following it.
Fifty-one years after "Bloody Sunday," civil rights activists in Selma fear a resurgence in voter suppression ahead of the first presidential election since the Supreme Court dented the landmark Voting Rights Act.
This morning, the Koch brothers are not funding efforts to block Trump, North Korea defies UN sanctions by shooting missiles into the sea, a team of refugees will compete at the Rio Olympics, and more.
The beloved novelist passed away in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama.
Bill Kuenzel was convicted of murder in 1988 despite witnesses saying his co-worker was at the scene of the crime. 27 years later, will he get another hearing?
The state's experiment in "self-deportation" reveals what might happen if the US sent 11 million undocumented workers home.
On this episode from season three of VICE's HBO show, we went to Alabama to investigate what life was like for immigrants after the state passed intense anti-immigrant laws.
And he managed to catch part of it on tape.
So far, it's collected $255 toward the $300 million goal.
Despite its aesthetic flaws, the recently published "sequel" to To Kill a Mockingbird feels right at home in our turbulent racial times.
Even after a year defined by allegation after allegation of horrific police brutality, this one is tough to fathom.
BP is footing the largest settlement bill for an oil spill in American history.
We take a close look at Alabama's strict anti-immigration laws and then travel to Haiti to see where the 2010 earthquake relief funds really ended up.
"They stole my 30s, they stole my 40s, they stole my 50s. I could not afford to give them my soul."
You'd think that by now Alabama would be tired of being the state where marginalized Americans have to demand their dignity the loudest.
The backwoods of Alabama with Cambo, diamond mining in the Central African Republic, the weight gain diet with Riff Raff, and tennis with inmates.
Banned in several countries around the world, the poison known commercially as 1080 kills more than just possums. We look at why New Zealand still uses it.
When Cambo's parents went through a brutal divorce, he fled to the backwoods of Alabama to be alone. No traffic, no people, no responsibility—just pure survival. Director Harmony Korine tells his story.
The most recent one, in a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama, warns against a coming "white genocide."
Alabama lawmakers—apparently panicked that they were going too easy on teen girls with few options—amended the state's Parental Consent Law, affording fetuses the right to legal representation in cases in which underage girls are seeking an abortion.
My body was infested with chiggers and I had just pissed myself when I decided to get baptized.