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    Four Irondale elementary school students suspended for having a BB gun on a school bus

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    Irondale Community School has suspended four elementary school students after they were caught with a BB gun while riding home on a school bus. According to the Irondale Police Department, a student notified the bus driver of the BB gun and the driver then returned to the school where the bus was evacuated. The unloaded BB gun was found in the backpack of an 8-year-old. Investigators say they believe the child was p... More>>

    Update: Hoover School Buses will run with fees based on new fee structure

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    At Thursday night’s Hoover Board of Education meeting, school board members voted unanimously to approved a new fee structure that will accepting fees to run school bus services. However, before the fees can be applied to parents, officials say the fees must be approved by the U.S. District Court. This latest decision comes after more than a year of packed meetings filled with parents, students and officials who debat... More>>

    Fairfield City leaders disagree about handling of city’s finances

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    In Fairfield, members of the city council and they mayor are not agreeing when it comes to operations of the city. Thursday, at a special called meeting, their disagreements were quite evident. A meeting was called to approve payroll for city employees. It was approved. If it was not approved employees were at risk of not getting paid. After the vote, one city leader called for an audit of the city. He and some othe... More>>

    Carbon Hill, 1 of 2 cities selected in U.S. for AT&T trial program

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    Carbon Hill, Alabama is located right on the edge of Walker County and is home to about 2,000 people. "It's a wonderful place. It's a nice little clean town. We got good people here,” resident Joe Killingsworth expressed. This tiny town could soon play a major part on the national stage. ATT has selected Carbon Hill as one of 2 cities in the country to take part in a trial program on internet-based phone service. ... More>>

    Classes resume at Auburn University following a campus wide shutdown Wednesday

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    Students and faculty will return to Auburn University this morning after the school was closed yesterday.
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    55 deaths: Alarming number of fire fatalities in Alabama for 2014

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    So far this year, the number of fire fatalities stands at 55 deaths, according to Steve Holmes, public information officer for the state. More>>

    Birmingham Reads Day celebration kicks off

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    The annual event held each spring is a partnership between Better Basics and the Junior League of Birmingham.
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    17 year-old recovering after Tuscaloosa shooting

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    The teen said he did not know the suspect and was unsure why he was a target.
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    • Update: Hoover School Buses will run with fees based on new fee structure

      Update: Hoover School Buses will run with fees based on new fee structure

      Thursday, April 17 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:49:35 GMT
      At Thursday night’s Hoover Board of Education meeting, school board members voted unanimously to approved a new fee structure that will accepting fees to run school bus services. However, before the fees can be applied to parents, officials say the fees must be approved by the U.S. District Court. This latest decision comes after more than a year of packed meetings filled with parents, students and officials who debat...
      At Thursday night’s Hoover Board of Education meeting, school board members voted unanimously to approved a new fee structure that will accepting fees to run school bus services. However, before the fees can be applied to parents, officials say the fees must be approved by the U.S. District Court. This latest decision comes after more than a year of packed meetings filled with parents, students and officials who debat...
    • Fairfield City leaders disagree about handling of city’s finances

      Fairfield City leaders disagree about handling of city’s finances

      Thursday, April 17 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:19:19 GMT
      In Fairfield, members of the city council and they mayor are not agreeing when it comes to operations of the city. Thursday, at a special called meeting, their disagreements were quite evident. A meeting was called to approve payroll for city employees. It was approved. If it was not approved employees were at risk of not getting paid. After the vote, one city leader called for an audit of the city. He and some othe...
      In Fairfield, members of the city council and they mayor are not agreeing when it comes to operations of the city. Thursday, at a special called meeting, their disagreements were quite evident. A meeting was called to approve payroll for city employees. It was approved. If it was not approved employees were at risk of not getting paid. After the vote, one city leader called for an audit of the city. He and some othe...
    • Carbon Hill, 1 of 2 cities selected in U.S. for AT&T trial program

      Carbon Hill, 1 of 2 cities selected in U.S. for AT&T trial program

      Thursday, April 17 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:19:38 GMT
      Carbon Hill, Alabama is located right on the edge of Walker County and is home to about 2,000 people. "It's a wonderful place. It's a nice little clean town. We got good people here,” resident Joe Killingsworth expressed. This tiny town could soon play a major part on the national stage. ATT has selected Carbon Hill as one of 2 cities in the country to take part in a trial program on internet-based phone service. ...
      Carbon Hill, Alabama is located right on the edge of Walker County and is home to about 2,000 people. "It's a wonderful place. It's a nice little clean town. We got good people here,” resident Joe Killingsworth expressed. This tiny town could soon play a major part on the national stage. ATT has selected Carbon Hill as one of 2 cities in the country to take part in a trial program on internet-based phone service. ...
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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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    • Views differ of imam accused in US terrorism case

      Views differ of imam accused in US terrorism case

      Friday, April 18 2014 6:21 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:21:00 GMT
      A New York jury has heard two widely differing descriptions of an Egyptian imam accused of carrying out terrorism offenses while he led a London mosque.
      An Egyptian imam who led a London mosque more than a dozen years ago was portrayed in opening statements at his terrorism trial as an enthusiastic supporter of al-Qaida by a prosecutor and as a reasonable man who helped...
    • Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off

      Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off

      Friday, April 18 2014 6:01 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:01:29 GMT
      Relatives of the police officer authorities say was killed by the Boston bombing suspects are remembering him a year later.
      Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life - and then died doing it, becoming a central character in one of the most gripping manhunts the nation has...
    • Student struggles to recount fatal truck-bus crash

      Student struggles to recount fatal truck-bus crash

      Friday, April 18 2014 3:50 AM EDT2014-04-18 07:50:56 GMT
      Most of the 911 calls from witnesses to last week's fiery truck-bus collision that killed 10 were matter of fact. Then there was the one from a passenger: With shrieks in the background, the student struggled...
      Most of the 911 calls from witnesses to last week's fiery truck-bus collision that killed 10 were matter of fact. Then there was the one from a passenger: With shrieks in the background, the student struggled to...
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    • Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain

      Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain

      Friday, April 18 2014 6:50 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:50:41 GMT
      Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead.
      Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead.
    • Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

      Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

      Friday, April 18 2014 6:40 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:40:45 GMT
      Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of ferry passengers still missing Friday and feared dead, as fresh questions emerged about whether quicker action by the captain of the doomed ship could have saved lives.
      Investigations into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it started listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials...
    • Ukrainian militia rejects calls to leave buildings

      Ukrainian militia rejects calls to leave buildings

      Friday, April 18 2014 6:32 AM EDT2014-04-18 10:32:28 GMT
      Pro-Russian militiamen who control government buildings in eastern Ukraine are showing no sign of relenting despite a deal between Moscow and Kiev.
      Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine's east who have been occupying government buildings in more than 10 cities said Friday they will only leave them if the interim government in Kiev resigns.
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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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