(CNN) - Tuesday marks the 25-year anniversary of a story that captivated the country and touched off an emotional, nationwide vigil.
Baby Jessica McClure was finally freed from an abandoned well in Midland, Texas on Oct. 16, 1987. The 18-month-old toddler fell into the narrow shaft two days earlier.
It took dozens of rescuers tunneling up and under her to finally free her.
Eventually paramedics were able to squeeze into a parallel passageway and slide Jessica out of the hole 22-feet underground.
Jessica McClure Morales is now a 26-year-old married woman and a mother herself.
Republican Bradley Byrne has won the special election in the 1st Congressional District in southwest Alabama.
A Mobile Police captain and one of her precinct officers were convicted of engaging in a sexual relationship while on duty.
A spokesman for Representative-Elect Bradley Byrne says Byrne is expected to be sworn into office during the second week of January, 2014 when the House reconvenes.
The Mega Millions estimated jackpot has increased to $636 million, making it the second largest jackpot in U.S. history. Many folks from the Alabama Gulf Coast traveled to Perdido Key today to snag a chance at winning the jackpot.
A judge is one step closer to deciding if an oil company can continue building a pipeline near Mobile County's drinking water supply.
Loxley Police are still investigating a traffic accident that took the life of a pedestrian in Loxley Monday, December 16, 2013. No charges will be filed against the driver, but police are still hoping to find out what might have led to …