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Judge sets release date for officer-involved shooting report

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A judge is ordering the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation report into the shooting death of a black man by a white Nashville officer to become public on June 9. According to The Tennessean, Davidson County Chancery Court Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle made the order Tuesday in the case of Nashville Officer […]
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Google Fiber to make announcement about Huntsville service

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) – Google Fiber representatives are scheduled to make an announcement about the service in Huntsville, Alabama on Tuesday. The conference is scheduled for 9 a.m. and will be attended by Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, Google Fiber CEO Greg McCray and Huntsville Utilities leadership. A news release says the announcement will be “one […]
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Vanderbilt: Numerous ATV accident victims so far this year

children under 16 should not ride ATVs due to the risk of serious injuries
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Teacher faces criminal charges alleging sex with student

MOULTON, Ala. (AP) – A north Alabama teacher has turned herself in to law enforcement after being charged with sexual misconduct involving a high school student. Lawrence County Sheriff Gene Mitchell tells local media that investigators were tipped that 27-year-old Taylor Brooks Boyles had been engaging in inappropriate sexual contact with a Lawrence County High […]
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Georgia school bans 35 pranksters from graduation

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) – A middle Georgia school district say 35 seniors won’t march at graduation after joining in a senior prank. Baldwin County officials tell local media that Thursday’s actions went beyond the bounds of a joke. Spokesman Byron Wellman says students wearing black clothes and white masks sprayed water guns and threw water […]
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More whooping cough confirmed in east Alabama school system

LaFAYETTE, Ala. (AP) – Health officials say they’ve confirmed additional cases of whopping cough in an east Alabama school system. The Alabama Department of Public Health says laboratory tests have now found 18-cases of pertussis at multiple schools in Chambers County along the Georgia line. That’s up from a half-dozen cases earlier this month. Health […]
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Witness won’t testify in trial of accused gang members

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) – A witness is balking at testifying at the southwest Georgia trial of two men accused in a deadly drive-by-shooting. A Dougherty County judge sent jurors home early Monday after the eyewitness refused to testify. WALB-TV reports the witness could still take the stand Tuesday in Dougherty Superior Court. Desmond Warren and […]
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‘Winged’ snake species from 5 million years ago discovered

GRAY, Tenn. (AP) – A new species of snake that lived roughly 5 million years ago has been discovered at a fossil site in Tennessee. A study published in the Journal of Herpetology says the snake has been named Zilantophis schuberti, which roughly translates to “Schubert’s Winged Snake.” The snake is named in part after […]
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Officials: 2 killed in houseboat fire in Scottsboro

The houseboat was the couple's primary residence.
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1 remains at large after 2 inmates escape Tennessee jail

the pair escaped through the jail's sally port after assaulting an officer.