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    Calhoun deputies round up suspects in domestic cases and non-compliant sex offenders

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    Calhoun County deputies arrested more than a dozen people during the 12th annual National Family Violence Apprehension Detail. Sheriff Larry Amerson said the nationwide event began in Clackamas County, Oregon, and is an effort to serve outstanding family and domestic violence warrants through a sweep or round up. Calhoun County deputies also carried warrants for sex offenders found to be in non-compliance with their registration.

    Educators deal with 50% growth at Forest Hills Middle School

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    A parent in Fairfeld emailed ABC 33/40 asking us to find out why some of her child's classrooms were overcrowded and he did not have all textbooks needed. ABC 33/40 took the middle school parent's concerns to Fairfield's top educator. We found out the school, Forest Hills Middle, has a problem with growth.

    Blount County group to consider surveillance cameras after vandalism of bridge

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    One group is considering raising money to buy surveillance cameras after vandals strike at an historic covered bridge in Blount County.

    Sentencing delayed for Alabama man convicted of molesting, impregnating girl

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    Sentencing has been delayed for a southeast Alabama man convicted of transporting a child to Tennessee and Ohio for sex.

    Canada shooting | Soldier, gunman dead in Ottawa

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    Police say a Canadian soldier who was shot as he stood guard at a war memorial in the country's capital has died.

    Hueytown police: Accident on 15th Street Rd. leaves 1 dead

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    An accident on 15th Street Road in Hueytown Wednesday left one person dead, police said on social media.

    Alabama schools implementing sex offender policy Video included

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    The superintendent of Hewitt-Trussville City Schools told ABC 33/40's Larry Miller that the goal of a law requiring sex offenders to check in with principals when on school property is to keep students throughout the state safe."When we have an event where a visiting community comes to Trussville, that will protect our children from anyone visiting because they have to report as well," said Dr. Pattie Neil, Superintendent of Hewitt-Trussville City Schools.Senate Bill 297 makes it a Class 'C' ...

    Cameras aim to catch illegal school bus passers

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    School buses are considered one of the safest forms of transportation for children. The biggest danger comes when children get on and off the bus. Drivers who pass a school bus when the stop arm is out are breaking the law. Shelby County is out to stop those violators. A small camera on the side of Shelby County School buses now captures those drivers who ignore the stop signal. The district attorney's office is partnering with the school system to prosecute offenders. The message is clear...

    Closed abortion clinics in Birmingham, Huntsville reopen

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     An attorney with the state health department says the Planned Parenthood Southeast clinic in Birmingham has reopened after taking corrective actions.

    Pennsylvania clerk rids store of suspected robbery with bug spray Video included

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    A Somerset County convenience store clerk armed herself with a can of bug spray over the weekend after a being approached by an attempted robber.

    Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls

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    Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on characters from AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week.

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    • Educators deal with 50% growth at Forest Hills Middle School

      Educators deal with 50% growth at Forest Hills Middle School

      Wednesday, October 22 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-10-22 22:38:26 GMT
      A parent in Fairfeld emailed ABC 33/40 asking us to find out why some of her child's classrooms were overcrowded and he did not have all textbooks needed. ABC 33/40 took the middle school parent's concerns to Fairfield's top educator. We found out the school, Forest Hills Middle, has a problem with growth.More >>
      A parent in Fairfeld emailed ABC 33/40 asking us to find out why some of her child's classrooms were overcrowded and he did not have all textbooks needed. ABC 33/40 took the middle school parent's concerns to Fairfield's top educator. We found out the school, Forest Hills Middle, has a problem with growth.More >>
    • Ex-postal worker pleads guilty to stealing package containing 180 painkillers

      Ex-postal worker pleads guilty to stealing package containing 180 painkillers

      Wednesday, October 22 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-10-22 21:57:20 GMT
      Federal prosecutors say a former postal clerk has pleaded guilty to stealing prescription medication from the mail and burglarizing the post office he once worked at.More >>
      Federal prosecutors say a former postal clerk has pleaded guilty to stealing prescription medication from the mail and burglarizing the post office he once worked at.
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    • Hueytown police: Accident on 15th Street Rd. leaves 1 dead

      Hueytown police: Accident on 15th Street Rd. leaves 1 dead

      Wednesday, October 22 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-10-22 21:04:09 GMT
      An accident on 15th Street Road in Hueytown Wednesday left one person dead, police said on social media.More >>
      An accident on 15th Street Road in Hueytown Wednesday left one person dead, police said on social media.
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    • Man shot in the face in Tuscaloosa

      Man shot in the face in Tuscaloosa

      Tuesday, October 21 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-10-21 22:34:35 GMT
       Tuscaloosa police investigating after a 21-year-old is shot in the face.More >>
       Tuscaloosa police investigating after a 21-year-old is shot in the face. More >>
    • Alabama's offensive line poses challenge to Tennessee

      Alabama's offensive line poses challenge to Tennessee

      Tuesday, October 21 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-10-21 15:56:21 GMT
      Nick Saban delivered a challenge to Alabama's offensive linemen before the Texas AM game...More >>
      Nick Saban delivered a challenge to Alabama's offensive linemen before the Texas AM game...
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    • Police investigating thefts at locker room

      Police investigating thefts at locker room

      Monday, October 20 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-10-20 20:35:09 GMT
      Tuscaloosa police need your help to find two young men suspected in a locker room theft. Police were called to Holy Spirit High School on October 16on a trespass call. When they arrived, they were told the two suspects had been let into the school by a student. The suspects asked where the locker room was and the student led them to the locker room and then walked off. The suspects were seen on camera going into the locker room and then were confronted by a school employee about why they were...More >>
      Tuscaloosa police need your help to find two young men suspected in a locker room theft. Police were called to Holy Spirit High School on October 16on a trespass call. When they arrived, they were told the two suspects had been let into the school by a student. The suspects asked where the locker room was and the student led them to the locker room and then walked off. The suspects were seen on camera going into the locker room and then were confronted by a school employee about why they were...More >>
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