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    McCalla community responds to murder charges, leaves flowers at crime scene

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    The focus at the Hutcheson family's home in McCalla is remembering his wife and children who are missed by so many. 

    Concerns rise over plans to remove confederate monument in Birmingham Video included

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    Birminghams City Council President is defending a boards decision to remove a confederate monument from Linn Park.Some family members of confederate soldiers are concerned that removing the monument is a slippery slope to taking-down more monuments across Alabama.At the Confederate Memorial Park in Chilton County, we found several people who have family members who fought in the confederate army. They say the monuments are not about promoting racism, but about honoring the lives of con...

    Cahaba Heights seeing development on Dolly Ridge Road

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    The Vestavia Hills community of Cahaba Heights continues to rebuild areas hit by a tornado more than four years ago. Now, work is taking place on a new development in the heart of the community..The sounds of ground moving, is music to the ears of Vestavia Hills city manager Jeff Downes. What we have going on here is a culmination of a years worth of planning, said Downes. The construction site off Dolly Ridge Road near Vestavia Hills Cahaba Heights Elementary School will become a 5,00...

    Fairfield police searching for murder suspect

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    Fairfield police issued an arrest warrant for Antwaun Rodgers.

    Local Diocese react to Episcopal Church's decision to allow same-sex marriages Video included

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    The Episcopal Church will now allow church marriages for same-sex couples. The decision comes from national church leaders. 

    Birmingham City Council president defends removal of Confederate monument at Linn Park Video included

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    Birminghams city council president is defending a boards decision to remove a confederate monument from Linn Park. 

    Your Health: Avoid rusty, old grill brushes this holiday

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    A burger without bristles, please!Before you bite into your burger, be sure to ask the chef whether a rusty old brush was used to clean the barbecue grill.Health experts warn wire bristles from grill brushes can snap off, land on the grate and end up in the grilled meat.The say, if ingested, the bristles can cause potentially life-threatening injuries to a persons throat and digestive tract.According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 80,000 people wind up in the ER each year af...

    Illegal moonshine still seized in Winston County

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    Alcohol agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Bureau of Investigation seized one 500-gallon moonshine still and one 55-galloon moonshine still at a Winston County business.Agents say the still was located in the 17,000 block of Highway 278 in the Double Springs area. The stills also contained condensers, pumps, barrels and pipes. On the site were also nearly 400 gallons of mash, 150 gallons of moonshine, one 55-gallon barrel of corn and 25 pounds of yeast. Agents then fo...

    UPDATE: Man, woman found shot to death inside Ensley home

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    The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a double homicide after a man and a woman were found shot in the head Wednesday inside an Ensley home.

    Teenager shot and killed at gas station

    Birmingham police: Teen shot, killed during attempted carjacking at Jet Pep gas station (updates) Video included

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    A teenager was shot at Jet Pep gas station along Pinson Valley Parkway.

    Gov. Bentley: Alabama, BP reach $2.3 billion settlement Video included

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    BP and five Gulf states announced a record $18.7 billion record settlement Thursday that resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy giant's oil spill in 2010.

    Former Hoover church employee indicted on multiple child porn charges

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    A federal grand jury last week indicted a Shelby County man on multiple charges of producing, receiving and possessing child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance...

    UPDATE: Alabama Senator Cam Ward arrested on DUI charge in Alabaster Video included

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    ABC 33/40 has learned Alabama State Senator Cam Ward has been arrested on a driving under the influence charge. 

    Leeds man dies after leading police on chase into Tuscaloosa County, crashing into patrol car Video included

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    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says a robbery suspect died after leading police on a lengthy chase..

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    • McCalla community responds to murder charges, leaves flowers at crime scene

      McCalla community responds to murder charges, leaves flowers at crime scene

      Thursday, July 2 2015 10:40 PM EDT2015-07-03 02:40:50 GMT
      The focus at the Hutcheson family's home in McCalla is remembering his wife and children who are missed by so many. More >>
      The focus at the Hutcheson family's home in McCalla is remembering his wife and children who are missed by so many. More >>
    • Concerns rise over plans to remove confederate monument in Birmingham

      Concerns rise over plans to remove confederate monument in Birmingham

      Thursday, July 2 2015 8:32 PM EDT2015-07-03 00:32:36 GMT
      Birminghams City Council President is defending a boards decision to remove a confederate monument from Linn Park.Some family members of confederate soldiers are concerned that removing the monument is a slippery slope to taking-down more monuments across Alabama.At the Confederate Memorial Park in Chilton County, we found several people who have family members who fought in the confederate army. They say the monuments are not about promoting racism, but about honoring the lives of con...More >>
      Birminghams City Council President is defending a boards decision to remove a confederate monument from Linn Park.Some family members of confederate soldiers are concerned that removing the monument is a slippery slope to taking-down more monuments across Alabama.At the Confederate Memorial Park in Chilton County, we found several people who have family members who fought in the confederate army. They say the monuments are not about promoting racism, but about honoring the lives of con...More >>
    • Cahaba Heights seeing development on Dolly Ridge Road

      Cahaba Heights seeing development on Dolly Ridge Road

      Thursday, July 2 2015 8:18 PM EDT2015-07-03 00:18:03 GMT
      The Vestavia Hills community of Cahaba Heights continues to rebuild areas hit by a tornado more than four years ago. Now, work is taking place on a new development in the heart of the community..The sounds of ground moving, is music to the ears of Vestavia Hills city manager Jeff Downes. What we have going on here is a culmination of a years worth of planning, said Downes. The construction site off Dolly Ridge Road near Vestavia Hills Cahaba Heights Elementary School will become a 5,00...More >>
      The Vestavia Hills community of Cahaba Heights continues to rebuild areas hit by a tornado more than four years ago. Now, work is taking place on a new development in the heart of the community..The sounds of ground moving, is music to the ears of Vestavia Hills city manager Jeff Downes. What we have going on here is a culmination of a years worth of planning, said Downes. The construction site off Dolly Ridge Road near Vestavia Hills Cahaba Heights Elementary School will become a 5,00...More >>
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    • Ex-Alabama defensive tackle Brandon Ivory arrested on burglary charge in Tuscaloosa

      Ex-Alabama defensive tackle Brandon Ivory arrested on burglary charge in Tuscaloosa

      Thursday, July 2 2015 12:30 PM EDT2015-07-02 16:30:21 GMT
      A former University of Alabama football player and another man are facing burglary charges. More >>
      A former University of Alabama football player and another man are facing burglary charges. More >>
    • City block burns in Sumter County

      City block burns in Sumter County

      Wednesday, July 1 2015 9:04 AM EDT2015-07-01 13:04:56 GMT
      An early Tuesday morning fire sent much of a city block in York up in flames. City officials tell ABC 33/40, two buildings were destroyed and several others damaged.Firefighters were called to the Downtown Historic Railroad District around 2:00 a.m. Tuesday. In addition to the destroyed businesses, a restaurant and a tax preparation business were damaged.No injuries were reported from the fire and local leaders say it will take some time for the community to heal. It hurts because that...More >>
      An early Tuesday morning fire sent much of a city block in York up in flames. City officials tell ABC 33/40, two buildings were destroyed and several others damaged.Firefighters were called to the Downtown Historic Railroad District around 2:00 a.m. Tuesday. In addition to the destroyed businesses, a restaurant and a tax preparation business were damaged.No injuries were reported from the fire and local leaders say it will take some time for the community to heal. It hurts because that...More >>
    • Multiple Earthquakes in Greene County

      Multiple Earthquakes in Greene County

      Tuesday, June 30 2015 9:18 PM EDT2015-07-01 01:18:36 GMT
      People in Greene County got a rough shake out of bed Tuesday morning.The Geological Survey of Alabama recorded a 3.8 magnitude earthquake that happened around 1:45am. According to the G.S.A. there have about 16 earthquakes since November 2014."I was sound asleep and I just felt the bed all of a sudden it was just vibrating moving," said Truman's BBQ Employee, Gwendolyn Bonner, as she worked in the restaurant Tuesday morning.Bonner said it was not until she got into work in the morning that sh...More >>
      People in Greene County got a rough shake out of bed Tuesday morning.The Geological Survey of Alabama recorded a 3.8 magnitude earthquake that happened around 1:45am. According to the G.S.A. there have about 16 earthquakes since November 2014."I was sound asleep and I just felt the bed all of a sudden it was just vibrating moving," said Truman's BBQ Employee, Gwendolyn Bonner, as she worked in the restaurant Tuesday morning.Bonner said it was not until she got into work in the morning that sh...More >>
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    • Equipment repossessed from Etowah County Rescue Squad

      Equipment repossessed from Etowah County Rescue Squad

      Thursday, July 2 2015 12:10 PM EDT2015-07-02 16:10:54 GMT
      Equipment assigned by the states Homeland Security Division to the Etowah County Rescue Squad has been repossessed two months after the drowning death of a rescue squad volunteer.More >>
      Equipment assigned by the states Homeland Security Division to the Etowah County Rescue Squad has been repossessed two months after the drowning death of a rescue squad volunteer.More >>
    • Cleburne County man shoots black bear

      Cleburne County man shoots black bear

      Wednesday, July 1 2015 8:42 AM EDT2015-07-01 12:42:52 GMT
      A Heflin man now faces charges after he shot a black bear. In addition to those charges, the man could face a $2,000 fine.The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries recently sent out advisories that bears were spotted in parts of east Alabama. Black bears are protected by state law because of low population.State wildlife authorities say if you spot a bear, make loud noises and back away slowly. Never make direct eye contact with a bear and do not feed it.More >>
      A Heflin man now faces charges after he shot a black bear. In addition to those charges, the man could face a $2,000 fine.The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries recently sent out advisories that bears were spotted in parts of east Alabama. Black bears are protected by state law because of low population.State wildlife authorities say if you spot a bear, make loud noises and back away slowly. Never make direct eye contact with a bear and do not feed it.More >>
    • Piedmont officers get body cameras

      Piedmont officers get body cameras

      Tuesday, June 30 2015 8:57 AM EDT2015-06-30 12:57:50 GMT
      Piedmont police officers will now have body cameras, thanks to a donation from a group they work closely with on emergencies. Piedmont Rescue EMS donated the body cameras to the department. The town's police chief says he believes the cameras will go a long way in protecting both his officers and the citizens they serve.More >>
      Piedmont police officers will now have body cameras, thanks to a donation from a group they work closely with on emergencies. Piedmont Rescue EMS donated the body cameras to the department. The town's police chief says he believes the cameras will go a long way in protecting both his officers and the citizens they serve.More >>
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    • Your Health: Avoid rusty, old grill brushes this holiday

      Your Health: Avoid rusty, old grill brushes this holiday

      Thursday, July 2 2015 6:59 PM EDT2015-07-02 22:59:30 GMT
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      A burger without bristles, please!Before you bite into your burger, be sure to ask the chef whether a rusty old brush was used to clean the barbecue grill.Health experts warn wire bristles from grill brushes can snap off, land on the grate and end up in the grilled meat.The say, if ingested, the bristles can cause potentially life-threatening injuries to a persons throat and digestive tract.According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 80,000 people wind up in the ER each year af...More >>
      A burger without bristles, please!Before you bite into your burger, be sure to ask the chef whether a rusty old brush was used to clean the barbecue grill.Health experts warn wire bristles from grill brushes can snap off, land on the grate and end up in the grilled meat.The say, if ingested, the bristles can cause potentially life-threatening injuries to a persons throat and digestive tract.According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 80,000 people wind up in the ER each year af...More >>
    • Illegal moonshine still seized in Winston County

      Illegal moonshine still seized in Winston County

      Thursday, July 2 2015 5:41 PM EDT2015-07-02 21:41:31 GMT
      Alcohol agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Bureau of Investigation seized one 500-gallon moonshine still and one 55-galloon moonshine still at a Winston County business.Agents say the still was located in the 17,000 block of Highway 278 in the Double Springs area. The stills also contained condensers, pumps, barrels and pipes. On the site were also nearly 400 gallons of mash, 150 gallons of moonshine, one 55-gallon barrel of corn and 25 pounds of yeast. Agents then fo...More >>
      Alcohol agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Bureau of Investigation seized one 500-gallon moonshine still and one 55-galloon moonshine still at a Winston County business.Agents say the still was located in the 17,000 block of Highway 278 in the Double Springs area. The stills also contained condensers, pumps, barrels and pipes. On the site were also nearly 400 gallons of mash, 150 gallons of moonshine, one 55-gallon barrel of corn and 25 pounds of yeast. Agents then fo...More >>
    • Gov. Bentley: Alabama, BP reach $2.3 billion settlement

      Gov. Bentley: Alabama, BP reach $2.3 billion settlement

      Thursday, July 2 2015 2:49 PM EDT2015-07-02 18:49:19 GMT
      BP and five Gulf states announced a record $18.7 billion record settlement Thursday that resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy giant's oil spill in 2010.More >>
      BP and five Gulf states announced a record $18.7 billion record settlement Thursday that resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy giant's oil spill in 2010.More >>
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