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Police brutality investigation bill passes Alabama committee

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – An Alabama committee has passed a bill establishing investigation and compensation procedures for victims of police misconduct in Montgomery. The Tuesday decision in the House Montgomery County Legislation Committee comes amid a closely-watched murder case involving a white police officer charged with fatally shooting a black man in the city last […]
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Alabama authorities: 2 teens, 2 adults killed in plane crash

BLOUNT COUNTY, Ala. (AP) - Authorities in Alabama say two teenagers and two adults have been killed in a small plane crash.
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Alabama man arrested in Colorado after escape

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a man who escaped from custody in Alabama has been arrested in Colorado.
5 days ago
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2 teens wounded as water balloon fight ends in gunfire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Birmingham police say two teenage girls were wounded after a water balloon fight at a city park ended in gunfire.
6 days ago
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Police say spring break arrests plummet on Alabama coast

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) – Police in Alabama’s two largest beach towns say they’re arrested more than 450 spring breakers so far this year, and that’s a big improvement from last year. Police in both Orange Beach and Gulf Shores are implementing get-tough policies this year to keep young vacationers under tabs, and they say […]
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Bird flu confirmed in 3 Southern states; poultry not at risk

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Bird flu has now been confirmed in three Southern states, but officials say the nation’s poultry supply isn’t at risk. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture said Tuesday that it’s temporarily banning the transportation of poultry after a form of the disease was found in a commercial flock of 22,000 hens in […]
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Amid concerns about secrecy, vote set for Auburn president

no candidates have been announced in the search to replace Auburn President Jay Gogue.
2 weeks ago
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Lawmakers to vote on death penalty bill

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers will vote next month on whether to prohibit a judge from imposing a death sentence when a jury has recommended life imprisonment.
2 weeks ago
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4 J.C. Penney stores closing in Alabama

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Four Alabama cities will be looking to fill a hole in their retail economy following a decision by J.C. Penney Co. The store chain is closing stores in Auburn, Bessemer, Gadsden and Jasper as it shuts down 138 locations nationwide. An executive with the company that owns the Auburn Mall, Jim […]
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Alabama House to debate protections for religious adoption agencies

The legislation would prohibit the state from refusing to license or sign contracts with faith-based adoption groups that refuse to make placements because of their sincerely held religious beliefs.