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    Boy found with loaded gun at Center Point Elementary School

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    A seven-year-old boy was suspended after he was found with a loaded gun in his school. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, a teacher saw the child showing off a handgun on Thursday at Center Point Elementary School. She immediately took it away and notified the principal and the school’s resource officer. The child’s parents were notified. Investigators say the gun belonged to the child’s grandfather,... More>>

    Citrus dad killed son so he could play video games, says Sheriff's Office Video included

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    A Citrus County father is charged with killing his one-year-old son so he could keep playing video games. More>>

    Murder suspect from Georgia captured in Hoover Friday

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    A murder suspect from Georgia was found and captured in Hoover Friday. The Hoover Police Department reports patrol officers and Special Response Team (SRT) officers arrested Marcus Lamont Payne, 39. Payne was wanted by the Union City, GA Police Department on a murder warrant. The suspect was taken into custody without problems about 11:00am CT at a house on Ashby Lane in the Ross Bridge area of Hoover. Payne is curre... More>>

    Threat written on Clay-Chalkville Middle School board, Jefferson County authorities investigating

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    The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is looking into a threat written on whiteboard at Clay-Chalkville Middle School Wednesday. The message read, “All of you teachers will be dead when I get done.” Authorities say the message was later erased and they do not believe it was a credible threat. The school’s principal Ron Tillman said at this point there is no way to tell who wrote the threat, but the school is taking i... More>>

    Tuscaloosa Police: Woman stabbed after attacking another woman with a beer bottle

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    Police say the 37 year-old female victim asked Charles to leave, and that’s when Charles attacked the victim with the bottle.
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    • First Baptist Church of Pelham Pastor retiring after 35 years

      First Baptist Church of Pelham Pastor retiring after 35 years

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:56:51 GMT
      After nearly 35 years of service, Dr. Mike Shaw is retiring as pastor of First Baptist Church of Pelham. Dr. Shaw has been the leader of the church since May 1979. He graduated from Samford University in 1970. He also earned a Master’s degree and Doctorate from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. In addition to his pastoral role, Dr. Shaw has served as President of the Alabama State Southern Baptist Convention since 2010. He is also the volunteer chaplain for the city of Pelham. T...
      After nearly 35 years of service, Dr. Mike Shaw is retiring as pastor of First Baptist Church of Pelham. Dr. Shaw has been the leader of the church since May 1979. He graduated from Samford University in 1970. He also earned a Master’s degree and Doctorate from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. In addition to his pastoral role, Dr. Shaw has served as President of the Alabama State Southern Baptist Convention since 2010. He is also the volunteer chaplain for the city of Pelham. T...
    • Murder suspect from Georgia captured in Hoover Friday

      Murder suspect from Georgia captured in Hoover Friday

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:25:30 GMT
      A murder suspect from Georgia was found and captured in Hoover Friday. The Hoover Police Department reports patrol officers and Special Response Team (SRT) officers arrested Marcus Lamont Payne, 39. Payne was wanted by the Union City, GA Police Department on a murder warrant. The suspect was taken into custody without problems about 11:00am CT at a house on Ashby Lane in the Ross Bridge area of Hoover. Payne is curre...
      A murder suspect from Georgia was found and captured in Hoover Friday. The Hoover Police Department reports patrol officers and Special Response Team (SRT) officers arrested Marcus Lamont Payne, 39. Payne was wanted by the Union City, GA Police Department on a murder warrant. The suspect was taken into custody without problems about 11:00am CT at a house on Ashby Lane in the Ross Bridge area of Hoover. Payne is curre...
    • Boy found with loaded gun at Center Point Elementary School

      Boy found with loaded gun at Center Point Elementary School

      Friday, April 18 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:57:13 GMT
      A seven-year-old boy was suspended after he was found with a loaded gun in his school. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, a teacher saw the child showing off a handgun on Thursday at Center Point Elementary School. She immediately took it away and notified the principal and the school’s resource officer. The child’s parents were notified. Investigators say the gun belonged to the child’s grandfather,...
      A seven-year-old boy was suspended after he was found with a loaded gun in his school. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, a teacher saw the child showing off a handgun on Thursday at Center Point Elementary School. She immediately took it away and notified the principal and the school’s resource officer. The child’s parents were notified. Investigators say the gun belonged to the child’s grandfather,...
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    • Auburn wins in Montgomery over Bama

      Auburn wins in Montgomery over Bama

      Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:46:33 GMT
      Alabama softball suffered its third-straight loss Wednesday night, falling to Auburn in a single non-conference game at Lagoon Park in Montgomery.
      Alabama softball suffered its third-straight loss Wednesday night, falling to Auburn in a single non-conference game at Lagoon Park in Montgomery.
    • Auburn wants versatility on defense

      Auburn wants versatility on defense

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:41:39 GMT
      Defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson says the versatility of your defenders is becoming more and more important.
      Defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson says the versatility of your defenders is becoming more and more important.
    • Anderson helping out future journalists

      Anderson helping out future journalists

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:34:49 GMT
      You know him as Lars Anderson, the sportswriter. But what has the transition been like for Lars Anderson, the professor?
      You know him as Lars Anderson, the sportswriter. But what has the transition been like for Lars Anderson, the professor?
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    • Former Blue Angels commander relieved of duty

      Former Blue Angels commander relieved of duty

      Friday, April 18 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:01:51 GMT
      The Navy says a California-based officer has been relieved of duty because of unspecified alleged misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels precision flying team.
      The Navy says a California-based officer has been relieved of duty because of unspecified alleged misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels precision flying team.
    • Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out

      Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out

      Friday, April 18 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:01:49 GMT
      Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the pot-lover's highest holiday: April 20, or 420 in stoner lingo. Pot-smokers have long...
      Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the pot-lover's highest holiday: April 20, or 420 in stoner lingo. Pot-smokers have long celebrated on the...
    • Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings

      Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings

      Friday, April 18 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:51:17 GMT
      Authorities announced charges Friday against a man suspected in connection with about a dozen recent highway shootings that have wounded three people in the Kansas City area.
      Authorities announced charges Friday against a Kansas City-area man suspected in connection with about a dozen recent highway shootings that have wounded three people.
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    • 23-year-old sentenced to 18 months in prison for peeing on Alamo

      23-year-old sentenced to 18 months in prison for peeing on Alamo

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:44:11 GMT
      Daniel Athens, 23, will serve 18 months in state prison for peeing on The Alamo. Daniel Athens, 23, will serve 18 months in state prison for peeing on The Alamo.
      32 years after rocker Ozzy Osbourne got into trouble for urinating near the Alamo, a much less famous man is heading to state prison for peeing on one of Texas’ most well-known historical sites.23-year-old Daniel Athens will serve 18 months after pleading guilty to criminal mischief charges. A police report says a security guard at the shrine spotted Athens standing in a “chained off area not open to the public.” When the Ranger approached, he says he saw Athens putting his private parts back...
      32 years after rocker Ozzy Osbourne got into trouble for urinating near the Alamo, a much less famous man is heading to state prison for peeing on one of Texas’ most well-known historical sites.23-year-old Daniel Athens will serve 18 months after pleading guilty to criminal mischief charges. A police report says a security guard at the shrine spotted Athens standing in a “chained off area not open to the public.” When the Ranger approached, he says he saw Athens putting his private parts back...
    • Child, 3, gets stuck inside claw crane machine

      Child, 3, gets stuck inside claw crane machine

      A mother in Lincoln, Nebraska has quite a story to tell involving her 3-year-old boy. She couldn't find him inside their apartment and frantically called police. 
      A mother in Lincoln, Nebraska has quite a story to tell involving her 3-year-old boy. She couldn't find him inside their apartment and frantically called police. 
    • BURGER BYTES: Saban and Malzahn Rap "Jump Around"

      BURGER BYTES: Saban and Malzahn Rap "Jump Around"

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:18:01 GMT
      Nick Saban says, "jump around".Nick Saban says, "jump around".
      Believe it or not, Kyle Burger helped out Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn get in touch with their hip-hop side...
      Believe it or not, Kyle Burger helped out Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn get in touch with their hip-hop side...
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