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    Blake Sims throws 4 TD, Alabama beats Florida 42-21 Video included

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    Blake Sims recorded Alabama's second-best passing day with 445 yards and the third-ranked Crimson Tide overcame a sloppy performance to beat Florida 42-21 on Saturday.

    Tavis Smiley visits Birmingham to promote new book, 'Death of a King'

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    Nationally known talk show and radio host Tavis Smiley was in Birmingham Saturday promoting his new book 'Death of a King'.

    An early Friday evening shooting is now a homicide

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    Birmingham police detectives are conducting a homicide investigation following a shooting that happened in the 500 block of 4th Terrace North. Around 5:50 pm, North Precinct Officers responded to a person shot and found the victim lying on the ground in the street suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the body. According to witnesses the victim and another unknown male were involved in a verbal altercation when the unknown male shot the victim. The unknown male fled the scene ...

    Alabama high school football scores, Friday, Sept. 19 Video included

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    Alabama high school football scores and Blitz videos from Friday night, September 19, 2014:

    NFL raises concern for dealing with domestic violence Video included

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    A foul was called on pro football players and NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell, faced the music, after 4 players were accused of domestic violence.  

    FSU: Jameis Winston won't play against Clemson Video included

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    Florida State increases quarterback Jameis Winston's suspension to entire game against Clemson.

    Governor's office offering reward in child killing case

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    Gov. Robert Bentley says there's a $5,000 reward for information that leads to a suspect's arrest and conviction in an eight-year-old girl's death.Hiawayi Robinson was reported missing Tuesday, and her body was found on Thursday.Bentley says in a written statement released Friday that he and his wife were heartbroken by Robinson's death. He says state law enforcement agencies have assisted police in the girl's hometown of Prichard, and 10 State Bureau of Investigation agents will remain until...

    Law enforcement to hold final National Drug Take-Back Initiative Sept. 27 Video included

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    Heroin has killed 116 people in Jefferson County since 2012. Drug agents say abused prescription pills are a gateway to the drug. The Drug Enforcement Agency's National Drug Take-Back program is changing how it reaches communities.It's the drug agency's ninth one since the initiative started four years ago.

    JefCoEd wants feedback for strategic plan Video included

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    Constructive criticism, coupled with some good ideas may help propel Jefferson County Schools to the top of the class. Those stakeholders are parents. Superintendent Dr. Craig Pouncey needs for parents to buy in to the system's strategic plan and offer feedback for improvement. There's no reason for any parent to be shy. Each one can share a vision for Jefferson County Schools, and remain anonymous. Wade Cox is a father of two McAdory Elementary students.He has ideas on ways to make Jeffer...

    Former Alabama college and pro athletes react to NFL player assault charges Video included

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    A penalty flag is down for a growing number of football players. Some, accused of domestic violence, others charged with assault. How should the situation be handled?  

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    • Tavis Smiley visits Birmingham to promote new book, 'Death of a King'

      Tavis Smiley visits Birmingham to promote new book, 'Death of a King'

      Saturday, September 20 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-09-20 22:39:13 GMT
      Nationally known talk show and radio host Tavis Smiley was in Birmingham Saturday promoting his new book 'Death of a King'.More >>
      Nationally known talk show and radio host Tavis Smiley was in Birmingham Saturday promoting his new book 'Death of a King'.
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    • An early Friday evening shooting is now a homicide

      An early Friday evening shooting is now a homicide

      Saturday, September 20 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-09-20 17:10:33 GMT
      Birmingham police detectives are conducting a homicide investigation following a shooting that happened in the 500 block of 4th Terrace North. Around 5:50 pm, North Precinct Officers responded to a person shot and found the victim lying on the ground in the street suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the body. According to witnesses the victim and another unknown male were involved in a verbal altercation when the unknown male shot the victim. The unknown male fled the scene ...More >>
      Birmingham police detectives are conducting a homicide investigation following a shooting that happened in the 500 block of 4th Terrace North. Around 5:50 pm, North Precinct Officers responded to a person shot and found the victim lying on the ground in the street suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the body. According to witnesses the victim and another unknown male were involved in a verbal altercation when the unknown male shot the victim. The unknown male fled the scene ...More >>
    • NFL raises concern for dealing with domestic violence

      NFL raises concern for dealing with domestic violence

      Saturday, September 20 2014 1:02 AM EDT2014-09-20 05:02:16 GMT
      A foul was called on pro football players and NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell, faced the music, after 4 players were accused of domestic violence.  More >>
      A foul was called on pro football players and NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell, faced the music, after 4 players were accused of domestic violence.  More >>
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    • Training helped in Oxford bus fire evacuation

      Training helped in Oxford bus fire evacuation

      Thursday, September 18 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-09-18 22:54:14 GMT
      An afternoon school bus ride home quickly escalated into an emergency for 30 Oxford High School students and their driver. The bus caught fire. School bus drivers across the state are required by law to train twice a year on emergency protocol. This bus driver is being commended for acting quickly in getting students off the bus. Tonya Yarborough was at her home on Marsh Lane when her daughter got off the bus. "It was terribly scary, to say the least," said Yarborough. "She came to the back ...More >>
      An afternoon school bus ride home quickly escalated into an emergency for 30 Oxford High School students and their driver. The bus caught fire. School bus drivers across the state are required by law to train twice a year on emergency protocol. This bus driver is being commended for acting quickly in getting students off the bus. Tonya Yarborough was at her home on Marsh Lane when her daughter got off the bus. "It was terribly scary, to say the least," said Yarborough. "She came to the back ...More >>
    • Men arrested for marijuana patch

      Men arrested for marijuana patch

      Thursday, September 18 2014 7:27 AM EDT2014-09-18 11:27:26 GMT
      Three men have been arrested in connection with tending plants in a marijuana patch in the Leesburg area.More >>
      Three men have been arrested in connection with tending plants in a marijuana patch in the Leesburg area.More >>
    • Shooting of two-year-old Anniston boy prompts plea for information

      Shooting of two-year-old Anniston boy prompts plea for information

      Wednesday, September 17 2014 8:27 PM EDT2014-09-18 00:27:11 GMT
      Anniston police officers, elected officials, and community activists gathered at Norwood Homes apartments Wednesday afternoon to plea for help finding the person who shot a two-year-old boy September 9.  Investigators said the child had surgery on his foot to repair several broken bones, and he is now home from the hospital.  Police captain Allen George said two men in a red or burgundy four-door sedan drove along West 29th Street and fired four or five shots.More >>
      Anniston police officers, elected officials, and community activists gathered at Norwood Homes apartments Wednesday afternoon to plea for help finding the person who shot a two-year-old boy September 9.  Investigators said the child had surgery on his foot to repair several broken bones, and he is now home from the hospital.  Police captain Allen George said two men in a red or burgundy four-door sedan drove along West 29th Street and fired four or five shots. More >>
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    • Governor's office offering reward in child killing case

      Governor's office offering reward in child killing case

      Friday, September 19 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-09-20 02:46:28 GMT
      Gov. Robert Bentley says there's a $5,000 reward for information that leads to a suspect's arrest and conviction in an eight-year-old girl's death.Hiawayi Robinson was reported missing Tuesday, and her body was found on Thursday.Bentley says in a written statement released Friday that he and his wife were heartbroken by Robinson's death. He says state law enforcement agencies have assisted police in the girl's hometown of Prichard, and 10 State Bureau of Investigation agents will remain until...More >>
      Gov. Robert Bentley says there's a $5,000 reward for information that leads to a suspect's arrest and conviction in an eight-year-old girl's death.Hiawayi Robinson was reported missing Tuesday, and her body was found on Thursday.Bentley says in a written statement released Friday that he and his wife were heartbroken by Robinson's death. He says state law enforcement agencies have assisted police in the girl's hometown of Prichard, and 10 State Bureau of Investigation agents will remain until...More >>
    • JefCoEd wants feedback for strategic plan

      JefCoEd wants feedback for strategic plan

      Friday, September 19 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-09-19 22:10:13 GMT
      Constructive criticism, coupled with some good ideas may help propel Jefferson County Schools to the top of the class. Those stakeholders are parents. Superintendent Dr. Craig Pouncey needs for parents to buy in to the system's strategic plan and offer feedback for improvement. There's no reason for any parent to be shy. Each one can share a vision for Jefferson County Schools, and remain anonymous. Wade Cox is a father of two McAdory Elementary students.He has ideas on ways to make Jeffer...More >>
      Constructive criticism, coupled with some good ideas may help propel Jefferson County Schools to the top of the class. Those stakeholders are parents. Superintendent Dr. Craig Pouncey needs for parents to buy in to the system's strategic plan and offer feedback for improvement. There's no reason for any parent to be shy. Each one can share a vision for Jefferson County Schools, and remain anonymous. Wade Cox is a father of two McAdory Elementary students.He has ideas on ways to make Jeffer...More >>
    • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated'

      NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated'

      Friday, September 19 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-09-19 20:12:40 GMT
      Commissioner Roger Goodell says that "over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong; that starts with me."More >>
      Commissioner Roger Goodell says that "over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong; that starts with me."
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