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    Anniston restaurant owner responds to animal abuse charges Video included

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    An Anniston restaurant owner charged with aggravated animal cruelty left jail Thursday, after a judge set bond.David Mogil spoke exclusively with ABC 33-40 after his release from the Calhoun County Jail.  "People call me a dog abuser and that I kicked the dog and threw it off the roof. All these theories of hatred have been dispelled by the facts," Mogil said.  Anniston police arrested the owner of Damn Yankees Oyster Bar in November.

    Banks school becomes trade learning center - giving back to the community

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    A group of volunteers and organizations is turning the old Banks school in East Lake - into a career and trade school and the project will also help people in need who live nearby.  

    October trial date set for Hubbard

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    Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard will go to trial in October on ethics charges.Prosecutors and defense lawyers agreed on an Oct. 19 trial date for the high-profile case during a Friday scheduling conference in Opelika.Deputy Attorney General Matt Hart said the prosecution's case will take approximately two weeks.A grand jury indicted the Auburn Republican in October on 23 felony ethics charges accusing him of using his public offices for personal benefit. He has pleaded not guilty.Hubbard h...

    Sheriff Mike Hale: State prison reform proposals ‘let criminals off cheap’ Video included

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    “I'm not for letting criminals off cheap by lowering and devaluing our victims,” said Jefferson County Sheriff Mike Hale.

    Poison Control expert explains differences in pepper spray Video included

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    What's the difference between pepper spray and mace? They are terms many people have used interchangeably when describing recent local incidents...

    Gov. Robert Bentley asks to keep gay marriage ruling on hold

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    Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is asking an appellate court to stay a judge's decision that overturned Alabama's ban on gay marriage.

    Marijuana found near housing area in Tuscaloosa

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    The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office Crime Suppression Unit along with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit acted on a tip and recovered approximately two pounds of Marijuana hidden near a housing area in the southern part of Tuscaloosa County Thursday afternoon. The evidence has been forwarded to the Tuscaloosa County Crime Scene Investigations Unit for processing and charges could follow.

    Restaurant owner accused of animal cruelty shares his side

    An Anniston restaurant owner accused of aggravated animal cruelty talks with ABC 33/40 about the incident that landed him in jail.

    Jefferson County sheriff warns of 'Lt. Gibson' money order scam

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    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says it has received several reports of a phone scam involving a man who pretends to be a member of law enforcement.

    Manager tries to keep drivers safe during busy pizza delivery weekend Video included

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    Super Bowl weekend is one of the biggest of the year for ordering pizza. Restaurant managers tell ABC 33/40 what's being done to keep neighborhoods safe after a pizza delivery driver was killed in December.

    Cat pictures lead strangers to homes, expose social media privacy problems Video included

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    When you snap a family picture and post it to social media, do you consider how much private information you are releasing? ABC 33/40 found one photo can lead strangers to your home.

    Troopers: Trucker blames loose tooth for crash on I-20 near Tuscaloosa

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    Alabama authorities say a tractor-trailer crashed on Interstate 20 because the driver lost control while he was pulling one of his teeth.

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    • Marijuana found near housing area in Tuscaloosa

      Marijuana found near housing area in Tuscaloosa

      Friday, January 30 2015 6:22 PM EST2015-01-30 23:22:50 GMT
      The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office Crime Suppression Unit along with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit acted on a tip and recovered approximately two pounds of Marijuana hidden near a housing area in the southern part of Tuscaloosa County Thursday afternoon. The evidence has been forwarded to the Tuscaloosa County Crime Scene Investigations Unit for processing and charges could follow.More >>
      The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office Crime Suppression Unit along with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit acted on a tip and recovered approximately two pounds of Marijuana hidden near a housing area in the southern part of Tuscaloosa County Thursday afternoon. The evidence has been forwarded to the Tuscaloosa County Crime Scene Investigations Unit for processing and charges could follow.More >>
    • Troopers: Trucker blames loose tooth for crash on I-20 near Tuscaloosa

      Troopers: Trucker blames loose tooth for crash on I-20 near Tuscaloosa

      Friday, January 30 2015 11:22 AM EST2015-01-30 16:22:32 GMT
      Alabama authorities say a tractor-trailer crashed on Interstate 20 because the driver lost control while he was pulling one of his teeth.More >>
      Alabama authorities say a tractor-trailer crashed on Interstate 20 because the driver lost control while he was pulling one of his teeth.
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    • Birmingham couple giving $3 million to University of Alabama

      Birmingham couple giving $3 million to University of Alabama

      Friday, January 30 2015 9:12 AM EST2015-01-30 14:12:53 GMT
      A Birmingham couple is donating $3 million to the business school at the University of Alabama. The contribution by C.T. Fitzpatrick and wife Kelley Fitzpatrick will be used to fund new endowed faculty positions for value investing.More >>
      A Birmingham couple is donating $3 million to the business school at the University of Alabama. The contribution by C.T. Fitzpatrick and wife Kelley Fitzpatrick will be used to fund new endowed faculty positions for value investing.More >>
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    • October trial date set for Hubbard

      October trial date set for Hubbard

      Friday, January 30 2015 10:33 PM EST2015-01-31 03:33:06 GMT
      Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard will go to trial in October on ethics charges.Prosecutors and defense lawyers agreed on an Oct. 19 trial date for the high-profile case during a Friday scheduling conference in Opelika.Deputy Attorney General Matt Hart said the prosecution's case will take approximately two weeks.A grand jury indicted the Auburn Republican in October on 23 felony ethics charges accusing him of using his public offices for personal benefit. He has pleaded not guilty.Hubbard h...More >>
      Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard will go to trial in October on ethics charges.Prosecutors and defense lawyers agreed on an Oct. 19 trial date for the high-profile case during a Friday scheduling conference in Opelika.Deputy Attorney General Matt Hart said the prosecution's case will take approximately two weeks.A grand jury indicted the Auburn Republican in October on 23 felony ethics charges accusing him of using his public offices for personal benefit. He has pleaded not guilty.Hubbard h...More >>
    • Gov. Robert Bentley asks to keep gay marriage ruling on hold

      Gov. Robert Bentley asks to keep gay marriage ruling on hold

      Friday, January 30 2015 7:17 PM EST2015-01-31 00:17:21 GMT
      Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is asking an appellate court to stay a judge's decision that overturned Alabama's ban on gay marriage.More >>
      Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is asking an appellate court to stay a judge's decision that overturned Alabama's ban on gay marriage.More >>
    • Human trafficking: End It Alabama

      Human trafficking: End It Alabama

      Friday, January 30 2015 5:08 PM EST2015-01-30 22:08:05 GMT
      The Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force and state lawmakers want you to be educated about the epidemic.More >>
      The Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force and state lawmakers want you to be educated about the epidemic.More >>
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