Apr 11, 2014
Documentary film chronicles pot smugglers' Alabama downfall
A major marijuana smuggling ring that made headlines in the 1970s when bales of pot were thrown from an airplane - one of them striking and killing a cow - has been chronicled in a documentary film much of which is set in Alabama.
Mandela inspired American activists
Mandela visited the US in 1990 shortly after his release - and was greeted as a hero.
AL Dept. of Labor gets convictions for unemployment compensation fraud
Alabama Department of Labor Commissioner Tom Surtees announced Monday that the Department has successfully prosecuted several Alabamians for unemployment compensation fraud.