The miners have survived more than 600 days on the picket line, thanks to widespread support and anger at their employer, Warrior Met Coal. Even now, neither side seems ready to budge.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey sought a pause in executions and ordered a "top-to-bottom" review of the state's capital punishment system Monday after an unprecedented third failed lethal injection.
The uncompleted execution of Kenneth Eugene Smith was the state's second such instance of being unable to kill an inmate in the past two months and its third since 2018.
Republican officials in Louisiana are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to set a narrower definition of "Black" for redistricting that excludes some Black people and could minimize their voting power.
Alabama corrections officials said the state halted the scheduled execution of Alan Miller after they determined they could not get the lethal injection underway before a midnight deadline.
Alan Eugene Miller is scheduled for execution in Alabama on Sep. 22. He has asked for nitrogen hypoxia instead of lethal injection due to a fear of needles, but claims officers lost his request.
The lawsuit names the city of Childersburg, Ala., which oversees the police department that arrested Jennings, as a defendant.
A Black pastor in Alabama says he was wrongfully arrested and charged with a crime while he was watering his neighbor's flowers, per their request. He shares his experience with NPR.
Attorneys representing Michael Jennings said the release of the body camera video will clear the way for "legal action against the officers and more."