DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - Police in Alabama say officers found a 78-year-old woman who had been living at home with her dead husband for about a month. Neighbors of Doris Kirby of Decatur and her 75-year-old husband called police to check on the coule, saying they hadn't been seen in months.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Birmingham fire officials say all residents escaped from a boarding home destroyed by a suspected arson fire. The home in the Fountain Heights neighborhood burned Sunday evening. Seven people inside the house all escaped unharmed.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Birmingham police are investigating the slaying of a man shot while sitting in his SUV. Police were called to the Roosevelt City community late yesterday. A Birmingham police spokesman says the victim was sitting in his vehicle in his grandfather's yard when someone walked up and shot him.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Some parents of home-schooled children are supporting proposed legislation that would allow their kids to play competitive sports with public school students. The Alabama High School Athletic Association requires students to be enrolled in the school they're representing to play sports.
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