BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Birmingham City Council is set to consider the establishment of a $10.10 minimum wage in the city. Multiple media outlets report that the council could vote on an ordinance as soon as Tuesday.
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Blue Bell Creameries will resume distributing ice cream to select markets in Texas and Alabama this month after halting sales and production following listeria contamination. Blue Bell in April voluntarily recalled all products after its treats were linked to 10 listeria illnesses in four states, including three deaths in Kansas.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Secretary of State’s office says several voter registration events are being hosted in the coming week. The office is hosting a registration event Wednesday at Moody City Hall in St. Claire County. Additional registration drives are being held in Greene County Aug. 22 at the Black Belt Folk Roots Festival and Aug. 25 at the Midland City Town Hall. Each event begins at 10 a.m.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Federal transportation officials say authorities found a loaded gun in a passenger’s carry-on bag at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. TSA spokesman Mark Howell said in a release that a Beretta .25-caliber handgun was found in the passenger’s bag at a security checkpoint Monday afternoon.