12 hours 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.
3 days ago
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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 […]
7 days 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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Alabama ag officials probe 3 possible cases of bird flu

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries is investigating three possible cases of avian influenza in north Alabama.
2 weeks ago
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Reward offered in killing of bald eagle

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Federal wildlife officials are offering a reward for information about the shooting death of a bald eagle in Cherokee County.
2 weeks ago
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Hearing set for Alabama inmate sentenced as juvenile

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A resentencing hearing is set for an Alabama inmate whose case changed how juveniles can be sentenced.
2 weeks ago
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Men charged with causing $11,000 in field damage

ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) - Calhoun County authorities say two men have been arrested after someone did more than $11,000 in damage to athletic fields at White Plains.
2 weeks ago
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Baby skull piece missing, possible evidence in murder trial

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) - A piece of a baby's skull that could be evidence in the murder trial of the boy's parents is missing.
3 weeks ago
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Sponsor says Senate bill likely being scaled down

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The lawmaker sponsoring Gov. Robert Bentley’s $800 million prison construction plan says the proposal is likely being scaled down as it heads to a committee vote next week. Republican Sen. Cam Ward of Alabaster said the Senate Judiciary Committee will vote Tuesday on a smaller version. He said senators are negotiating […]
4 weeks ago
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House approves deer baiting bill

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The Alabama House of Representatives has approved a bill that would let hunters use bait for deer and feral hogs. House members voted 69-18 for the bill Tuesday. It now moves to the Alabama Senate. State law currently forbids hunters from hunting over bait. Food must be 100 yards away from […]