BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Forecasters say Alabama faces the threat of severe weather over the weekend.
The National Weather Service says temperatures will reach near record levels across the state on Saturday as moist air flows north off the Gulf of Mexico. That will be followed by drier air moving in from the west, bringing a chance of strong storms.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - A federal judge in Mobile is ready to sentence two men who pleaded guilty to conspiring to support terrorists. A sentencing hearing is set this morning for 26-year-old Randy Lamar Wilson of Mobile and Mohammad Abdul Rahman Abukhdair, who's originally from New York.
WEST BLOCTON, Ala. (AP) - State law officers are investigating a homicide near the Bibb County town of West Blocton. A deputy arriving at the scene after 2 o'clock this morning found a body.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Huntsville's city sales tax is going up by a penny.
The City Council unanimously approved a 1 cent sales tax increase for Huntsville last night.
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