(WASHINGTON) — The union that sought to represent Amazon workers in Alabama has accused the e-commerce giant of interfering in the vote that resulted in warehouse employees not forming a labor union. The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) said Monday that it filed... Read More.
(BESSEMER, Ala.) -- Amazon has secured an apparent victory as warehouse workers in Alabama voted not to form a labor union. Of the some 3,200 votes cast in the closely-watched union election, a total of 1,798 votes were against unionization, compared to 738 in favor... Read More.
By Rosa Sanchez, ABC News(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Multiple people were shot, one fatally, in a Birmingham, Alabama, park Sunday night.Birmingham police said there was an altercation among a group of men in Patton Park at around 7 p.m.... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(BESSEMER, Ala.) -- Vote counting began on Tuesday to determine if workers in Bessemer, Alabama, will form the first-ever labor union at an Amazon warehouse in the U.S.The unionizing efforts at one of the... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, EMILY SHAPIRO and MELISSA GRIFFIN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- At least five people are dead and there are reports of multiple injuries, authorities said, as tornadoes tore through Alabama Thursday afternoon. The threat of "violent," "long-track" twisters... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, EMILY SHAPIRO and MELISSA GRIFFIN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Multiple fatalities and injuries have been reported, authorities said, as tornadoes are tearing through Alabama Thursday afternoon. The threat is ongoing through the evening for "violent," "long-track" twisters.
By MAX GOLEMBO, EMILY SHAPIRO and MELISSA GRIFFIN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Tornadoes are tearing through Alabama Thursday afternoon and the threat is ongoing through the evening for "violent," "long-track" twisters."Violent" means tornado winds could be 166 mph... Read More.
By QUINN SCANLAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Mo Brooks announced his 2022 campaign for Alabama's Republican Senate primary on Monday, invoking former President Donald Trump while he continued to peddle conspiracies of mass election fraud and pledged to a crowd of supporters... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) -- The Alabama National Guard will be deployed to rural areas in the state to administer the COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Kay Ivey announced.On March 23, two National Guard teams will rotate across... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden threw his support behind labor unions in a new video posted on Twitter that comes right as Amazon workers in Alabama are voting on whether to unionize.The president did... Read More.
BY: MEREDITH DELISO, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Two pilots are dead after a military jet crashed near an Alabama airport Friday evening, officials said. The aircraft landed in a wooded area near the Montgomery Regional Airport, according to airport executive director Marshall Taggart. The... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) -- Alabama is grappling with surging deaths as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations remain high and intensive care unit capacity is stretched.The state reported record numbers of new cases and hospitalizations following the holidays. At... Read More.