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    Child in critical condition after getting hit by a car in Avondale

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    A six-year-old boy is in critical condition at Children's of Alabama after getting hit by a car. His grandmother, Linda Bowman, says Isaiah was walking to Avondale School around 7:30 Monday morning when he ran out in front the car.

    Fatal crash in Blount County

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    State troopers are investigating a fatal crash in Blountsville. It happened Monday morning on County Road 47, west of Blountsville.State troopers say two people died and three children were transported to the hospital.One child was airlifted.No other details have been released.

    Cahaba Heights four years later

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    The Vestavia Hills community of Cahaba Heights remembers the devastation that took place four years ago. An E-F two tornado ripped through the community, during the early morning hours. It was the first of many tornadoes that hit Alabama that fateful day. Vestavia Hills mayor Alberto Zaragoza recalls the morning of April 27, 2011. "I started getting calls saying 'we've been hit' and it's pretty bad in Cahaba Heights."The damage stretched nearly 12 miles. More than 600 homes were damaged. No ...

    Tornado recovery continues in Tuscaloosa

    House damaged in Alberta by April 27, 2011 tornado House damaged in Alberta by April 27, 2011 tornado
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    In a commemoration speech on Monday, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox said he knew the city would bounce back from the April 27th, 2011 tornado as soon as he saw everyone coming together to help those in need.Maddox told ABC 33/40, April 27th is always bittersweet, "It's a sense of sadness because 53 people lost their lives, hundreds of people that lost their businesses, and thousands of people who lost their homes. At the same time it's a moment of triumph because we've gotten to see this commun...

    Happy 50 years in broadcasting to Dave Baird!

     ABC 33/40's Dave Baird is celebrating 50 years in broadcasting. Mike Raita and Jeff Speegle look at (for?) some of his better points.

    Veteran with service dog turned away from courthouse

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    He fought for our rights. But a veteran says his rights were violated at a Jefferson County courthouse. Security guards wouldn't let Michael Best into the Birmingham courthouse with his service dog. Now, the county is revising its procedures.

    How the Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage could impact Alabama Video included

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    Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments concerning the constitutionality of same sex marriage.

    Small plane lands in motel parking lot

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    Police Chief Chris Carden told ABC 33/40 there were no injuries. He stressed this was an emergency landing at the Towne Inn Motel and not a crash. 

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    • Child in critical condition after getting hit by a car in Avondale

      Child in critical condition after getting hit by a car in Avondale

      Monday, April 27 2015 11:28 PM EDT2015-04-28 03:28:04 GMT
      A six-year-old boy is in critical condition at Children's of Alabama after getting hit by a car. His grandmother, Linda Bowman, says Isaiah was walking to Avondale School around 7:30 Monday morning whenMore >>
      A six-year-old boy is in critical condition at Children's of Alabama after getting hit by a car. His grandmother, Linda Bowman, says Isaiah was walking to Avondale School around 7:30 Monday morning when he ran out in front the car.
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    • Cahaba Heights four years later

      Cahaba Heights four years later

      Monday, April 27 2015 10:21 PM EDT2015-04-28 02:21:18 GMT
      The Vestavia Hills community of Cahaba Heights remembers the devastation that took place four years ago. An E-F two tornado ripped through the community, during the early morning hours. It was the first of many tornadoes that hit Alabama that fateful day. Vestavia Hills mayor Alberto Zaragoza recalls the morning of April 27, 2011. "I started getting calls saying 'we've been hit' and it's pretty bad in Cahaba Heights."The damage stretched nearly 12 miles. More than 600 homes were damaged. No ...More >>
      The Vestavia Hills community of Cahaba Heights remembers the devastation that took place four years ago. An E-F two tornado ripped through the community, during the early morning hours. It was the first of many tornadoes that hit Alabama that fateful day. Vestavia Hills mayor Alberto Zaragoza recalls the morning of April 27, 2011. "I started getting calls saying 'we've been hit' and it's pretty bad in Cahaba Heights."The damage stretched nearly 12 miles. More than 600 homes were damaged. No ...More >>
    • Veteran with service dog turned away from courthouse

      Veteran with service dog turned away from courthouse

      Monday, April 27 2015 7:00 PM EDT2015-04-27 23:00:23 GMT
      He fought for our rights. But a veteran says his rights were violated at a Jefferson County courthouse. Security guards wouldn't let Michael Best into the Birmingham courthouse with his service dog. Now, the county is revising its procedures.More >>
      He fought for our rights. But a veteran says his rights were violated at a Jefferson County courthouse. Security guards wouldn't let Michael Best into the Birmingham courthouse with his service dog. Now, the county is revising its procedures.More >>
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    • Tornado recovery continues in Tuscaloosa

      Tornado recovery continues in Tuscaloosa

      Monday, April 27 2015 7:41 PM EDT2015-04-27 23:41:01 GMT
      House damaged in Alberta by April 27, 2011 tornadoHouse damaged in Alberta by April 27, 2011 tornado
      In a commemoration speech on Monday, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox said he knew the city would bounce back from the April 27th, 2011 tornado as soon as he saw everyone coming together to help those in need.Maddox told ABC 33/40, April 27th is always bittersweet, "It's a sense of sadness because 53 people lost their lives, hundreds of people that lost their businesses, and thousands of people who lost their homes. At the same time it's a moment of triumph because we've gotten to see this commun...More >>
      In a commemoration speech on Monday, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox said he knew the city would bounce back from the April 27th, 2011 tornado as soon as he saw everyone coming together to help those in need.Maddox told ABC 33/40, April 27th is always bittersweet, "It's a sense of sadness because 53 people lost their lives, hundreds of people that lost their businesses, and thousands of people who lost their homes. At the same time it's a moment of triumph because we've gotten to see this commun...More >>
    • Tuscaloosa woman accused of stabbing man in mouth

      Tuscaloosa woman accused of stabbing man in mouth

      Monday, April 27 2015 6:13 PM EDT2015-04-27 22:13:01 GMT
      Homicide investigators with Tuscaloosa police were called to DCH on a stabbing on Sunday, April 26th. The victim, a 23 year old man, had been stabbed one time in the mouth in the 1300 block of James I. Harrison Boulevard East. Witnesses at the scene say they saw the suspect, 26-year-old Krystal Doughty, burst into an apartment where the victim was located and stabbed the victim once in the mouth. According to witnesses, the suspect got upset when the victim asked her boyfriend for money that...More >>
      Homicide investigators with Tuscaloosa police were called to DCH on a stabbing on Sunday, April 26th. The victim, a 23 year old man, had been stabbed one time in the mouth in the 1300 block of James I. Harrison Boulevard East. Witnesses at the scene say they saw the suspect, 26-year-old Krystal Doughty, burst into an apartment where the victim was located and stabbed the victim once in the mouth. According to witnesses, the suspect got upset when the victim asked her boyfriend for money that...More >>
    • University of Alabama Campus Police searching for robbery suspect

      University of Alabama Campus Police searching for robbery suspect

      Sunday, April 26 2015 7:22 PM EDT2015-04-26 23:22:26 GMT
      University of Alabama Police are searching for a robbery suspect.  More >>
      University of Alabama Police are searching for a robbery suspect.  More >>
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    • Murder suspect extradited from Florida; accused of dumping body in Etowah County

      Murder suspect extradited from Florida; accused of dumping body in Etowah County

      Monday, April 27 2015 12:04 PM EDT2015-04-27 16:04:40 GMT
      Curtis Austin (Photo: Marshall County Sheriff's Office)Curtis Austin (Photo: Marshall County Sheriff's Office)
      A Horton man accused of fleeing the state after the murder of his wife's aunt returned to Alabama on Sunday. Marshall County investigators extradited 31-year-old Curtis Lee Austin from Florida. Panama City Police arrested Austin and his wife, 29-year-old Elizabeth Dawn Austin, on April 8. Northeast Alabama investigators found the body of her aunt, Judith McElroy Carranza, earlier that day. The couple is accused of killing the 60-year-old Marshall County woman, and dumping her body near Boaz.More >>
      A Horton man accused of fleeing the state after the murder of his wife's aunt returned to Alabama on Sunday. Marshall County investigators extradited 31-year-old Curtis Lee Austin from Florida. Panama City Police arrested Austin and his wife, 29-year-old Elizabeth Dawn Austin, on April 8. Northeast Alabama investigators found the body of her aunt, Judith McElroy Carranza, earlier that day. The couple is accused of killing the 60-year-old Marshall County woman, and dumping her body near Boaz.More >>
    • Body of kayaker missing in Gadsden's Big Wills Creek found Sunday morning

      Body of kayaker missing in Gadsden's Big Wills Creek found Sunday morning

      Sunday, April 26 2015 2:50 PM EDT2015-04-26 18:50:34 GMT
      The search for a missing kayaker in Big Wills Creek in Gadsden has been suspended for the night, ABC 33/40's Sherrie Evans reports. 

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      The search for a missing kayaker in Big Wills Creek in Gadsden has been suspended for the night, ABC 33/40's Sherrie Evans reports. 


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    • Lineville man, 20, killed in accident on I-20 near Lincoln

      Lineville man, 20, killed in accident on I-20 near Lincoln

      Saturday, April 25 2015 6:12 PM EDT2015-04-25 22:12:29 GMT
      A Lineville man died early Saturday morning after his car collided with a tractor-trailer on Interstate 20 near Lincoln, Alabama State Troopers said.More >>
      A Lineville man died early Saturday morning after his car collided with a tractor-trailer on Interstate 20 near Lincoln, Alabama State Troopers said.More >>
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    • Fatal crash in Blount County

      Fatal crash in Blount County

      Monday, April 27 2015 11:22 PM EDT2015-04-28 03:22:06 GMT
      State troopers are investigating a fatal crash in Blountsville. It happened Monday morning on County Road 47, west of Blountsville.State troopers say two people died and three children were transported to the hospital.One child was airlifted.No other details have been released.More >>
      State troopers are investigating a fatal crash in Blountsville. It happened Monday morning on County Road 47, west of Blountsville.State troopers say two people died and three children were transported to the hospital.One child was airlifted.No other details have been released.More >>
    • Small plane lands in motel parking lot

      Small plane lands in motel parking lot

      Monday, April 27 2015 6:27 PM EDT2015-04-27 22:27:04 GMT
      Police Chief Chris Carden told ABC 33/40 there were no injuries. He stressed this was an emergency landing at the Towne Inn Motel and not a crash. More >>
      Police Chief Chris Carden told ABC 33/40 there were no injuries. He stressed this was an emergency landing at the Towne Inn Motel and not a crash. More >>
    • Confederate Memorial Day celebrated at capitol

      Confederate Memorial Day celebrated at capitol

      Monday, April 27 2015 5:28 PM EDT2015-04-27 21:28:22 GMT
      Descendants of Confederate soldiers from Alabama gathered outside the Alabama State Capitol to celebrate Confederate Memorial Day.Nearly 100 people met on Monday to mark the official Alabama state holiday.Montgomery was the first capital of the Confederacy in 1861 before it moved to Richmond, Virginia.Men dressed as Confederate soldiers and women dressed as Confederate widows read the names of distant relatives who fought for the South.Many attendees say they came to honor their ancestors rat...More >>
      Descendants of Confederate soldiers from Alabama gathered outside the Alabama State Capitol to celebrate Confederate Memorial Day.Nearly 100 people met on Monday to mark the official Alabama state holiday.Montgomery was the first capital of the Confederacy in 1861 before it moved to Richmond, Virginia.Men dressed as Confederate soldiers and women dressed as Confederate widows read the names of distant relatives who fought for the South.Many attendees say they came to honor their ancestors rat...More >>
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