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    Alabama School Closings and Delays

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    Complete and constantly updated list of school closings and delays due to inclement weather.

    Social media pictures of winter weather and ice across central Alabama on Thursday, March 5, 2015...

    Pelham couple will serve President and First Lady Obama 'family recipe' pound cake in Selma Video included

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    Hundreds, including President Barack Obama and other dignitaries, will take a bite out of Emily's Heirloom Pound Cakes this weekend in Selma.

    Man hit by vehicle on Woodland Ave SW

    Man hit by vehicle on Woodland Ave SW Video included

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    A man was hit by a vehicle while fixing his trunk on Woodland Ave SW Thursday night.

    Harrison Ford crash lands vintage plane on golf course

    Harrison Ford crash-landed his World War II-era airplane on Thursday after losing engine power, suffering serious but not life-threatening injuries as he used his years of piloting prowess to bring down the plane on a golf...

    St. Clair County fourth grader saves younger siblings from house fire Video included

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    An elementary school student was at his Springville home with his three younger siblings and disabled great-aunt when the house caught fire.  Eleven-year-old Jordison Stephens took action and got everyone to safety."  I smelled something and I heard a loud sound so I went into the kitchen and opened the back door, and my back porch was on fire," he said.  "I went into the living room and grabbed my dad's phone and called 911, screaming for everybody to get out of the house."

    ALDOT crews prepare for black ice Friday morning Video included

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    Alabama Department of Transportation workers are checking roads for your commute Friday morning.  

    Brighton police searching for three after deadly shooting

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    Brighton police need your help to find three people wanted in connection with a shooting. It happened Wednesday night on 6th Avenue at Edwards Street. Investigators say 25-year-old Eric DD Washington died. They are looking for Anthony Hickley and his wife, Jamelia Brown and Laquinta Parker. Hickley and Brown may be driving a 2010 silver Chevy Impala. Parker may be driving a 2005 burgundy Buick Lacrosse.Investigators say they should be considered armed and dangerous.

    Troopers: Multiple injuries in 20-vehicle accident on I-459 in Irondale Video included

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    Authorities are working an accident on Interstate 459 near I-20 involving numerous vehicles and at least one 18-wheeler, ABC 33/40 has learned.

    Defense makes motion to move Garrard capital murder trial out of Etowah County

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    The defense is making a last-minute attempt to relocate the capital murder trial of an Alabama woman accused of making her granddaughter run until she died.Attorneys for Joyce Hardin Garrard asked a judge Thursday to hold the trial outside of Etowah County, citing three years of news media coverage.The motion came a day before final jury selection. Prosecutors and defense lawyers are due in court Friday to pick a jury, and testimony is set to start next week.The defense says only three of 125...

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    • Tuscaloosa City Schools apologizes for late notification

      Tuscaloosa City Schools apologizes for late notification

      Thursday, March 5 2015 12:02 PM EST2015-03-05 17:02:12 GMT
      Tuscaloosa City Schools says the automated phone messaging system "fell short" this morning. The school system decided to cancel school this morning after consulting with local EMA officials, but parents and employees were notified between 6:25 7:15 AM.The system says "unusually high call volumes" with the automated phone messaging system created a "backlog when the Tuscaloosa City Schools and other school systems made notification calls.“We realize that our parents and employees are countin...More >>
      Tuscaloosa City Schools says the automated phone messaging system "fell short" this morning. The school system decided to cancel school this morning after consulting with local EMA officials, but parents and employees were notified between 6:25 7:15 AM.The system says "unusually high call volumes" with the automated phone messaging system created a "backlog when the Tuscaloosa City Schools and other school systems made notification calls.“We realize that our parents and employees are countin...More >>
    • Father of late Philip Lutzenkirchen speaks at safe driving summit

      Father of late Philip Lutzenkirchen speaks at safe driving summit

      Wednesday, March 4 2015 8:11 PM EST2015-03-05 01:11:33 GMT
      After watching a video replaying some of Philip Lutzenkirchen's greatest moments on the football field, his father, Mike Lutzenkirchen took the floor inside the Bryant Conference Center Wednesday morning.More >>
      After watching a video replaying some of Philip Lutzenkirchen's greatest moments on the football field, his father, Mike Lutzenkirchen took the floor inside the Bryant Conference Center Wednesday morning.More >>
    • Downtown Embassy Suites hotel opens

      Downtown Embassy Suites hotel opens

      Wednesday, March 4 2015 9:13 AM EST2015-03-04 14:13:36 GMT
      The doors to the first hotel in downtown Tuscaloosa are now open. The Embassy Suites is the first premier full service hotel in the area. It's eight stories high and has 154 suites.More >>
      The doors to the first hotel in downtown Tuscaloosa are now open. The Embassy Suites is the first premier full service hotel in the area. It's eight stories high and has 154 suites.More >>
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    • St. Clair County fourth grader saves younger siblings from house fire

      St. Clair County fourth grader saves younger siblings from house fire

      Thursday, March 5 2015 11:17 PM EST2015-03-06 04:17:40 GMT
      An elementary school student was at his Springville home with his three younger siblings and disabled great-aunt when the house caught fire.  Eleven-year-old Jordison Stephens took action and got everyone to safety."  I smelled something and I heard a loud sound so I went into the kitchen and opened the back door, and my back porch was on fire," he said.  "I went into the living room and grabbed my dad's phone and called 911, screaming for everybody to get out of the house."More >>
      An elementary school student was at his Springville home with his three younger siblings and disabled great-aunt when the house caught fire.  Eleven-year-old Jordison Stephens took action and got everyone to safety."  I smelled something and I heard a loud sound so I went into the kitchen and opened the back door, and my back porch was on fire," he said.  "I went into the living room and grabbed my dad's phone and called 911, screaming for everybody to get out of the house."More >>
    • Defense makes motion to move Garrard capital murder trial out of Etowah County

      Defense makes motion to move Garrard capital murder trial out of Etowah County

      Thursday, March 5 2015 6:41 PM EST2015-03-05 23:41:59 GMT
      The defense is making a last-minute attempt to relocate the capital murder trial of an Alabama woman accused of making her granddaughter run until she died.Attorneys for Joyce Hardin Garrard asked a judge Thursday to hold the trial outside of Etowah County, citing three years of news media coverage.The motion came a day before final jury selection. Prosecutors and defense lawyers are due in court Friday to pick a jury, and testimony is set to start next week.The defense says only three of 125...More >>
      The defense is making a last-minute attempt to relocate the capital murder trial of an Alabama woman accused of making her granddaughter run until she died.Attorneys for Joyce Hardin Garrard asked a judge Thursday to hold the trial outside of Etowah County, citing three years of news media coverage.The motion came a day before final jury selection. Prosecutors and defense lawyers are due in court Friday to pick a jury, and testimony is set to start next week.The defense says only three of 125...More >>
    • Etowah County sheriff: Store clerk mistakenly gave wallet to wrong customer

      Etowah County sheriff: Store clerk mistakenly gave wallet to wrong customer

      Tuesday, March 3 2015 2:11 PM EST2015-03-03 19:11:54 GMT
      Authorities need help identifying woman who took off with a wallet that was left at a local grocery store...More >>
      Authorities need help identifying woman who took off with a wallet that was left at a local grocery store...
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