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    Thousands of dollars of equipment stolen from Lovelady Center in Birmingham Video included

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    Thousands of dollars of equipment there one day and gone the next without any clue of who took it. That’s what happened at the Lovelady Center in Birmingham late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning. Two mowers along with a utility trailer, with total value of about $20,000, were stolen from the facility.The director says the lock on the fence where the mowers were housed was cut...and the mowers were taken along... More>>

    Students in Susan Moore spend summer giving back to the community

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    Just a few days on the job, Susan Moore High School’s new principal saw the work piling up. "I'm sitting there with like 100 desks that need to be moved. We have shrubbery that needs to be trimmed and everything that needs to be done,” Mike Stansberry explained. “All the sudden someone's at the door. And I go to the door and I'm like ‘yes sir can I help you?’ ‘We're from Bethel Baptist Church and we have a group of ki... More>>

    NASCAR racing at Talladega Superspeedway brings $380 million per year to Alabama Video included

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    A big discussion today on trying to attract more racing fans and their money to Alabama. Today, leaders of the Talladega Superspeedway, NASCAR, and the Birmingham Business Alliance held a panel discussion on "The business of NASCAR- Put Your Business in the Fast Lane" in Birmingham.They discussed how the sport could bring in more tourism revenue to our area. Over the last decade, the track spent more than four hundred million dollars for operations and upgrades at the speedway. And it's helpe... More>>

    Early plans hint at transforming Powell Avenue Power Plant in Birmingham

    Conceptual art for the re-imagined Powell Avenue Power Plant Conceptual art for the re-imagined Powell Avenue Power Plant
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    It’s a grand vision of the future for one of Birmingham’s historic downtown structures.Alabama Power Company says they are in the beginning stages of planning a transformation of the old Powell Avenue Steam Plant in Birmingham.The Powell Steam Plant was built in 1896, and was acquired by Alabama Power in 1952.Last year, Alabama Power retired the steam plant after more than a century of service, and now the company is thinking of a new vision for the property.The company has some conceptual pl... More>>

    Suspect in hot car death fired from his job at Home Depot

    Justin Ross Harris appears in court July 3, 2014 for a probable cause hearing. Justin Ross Harris appears in court July 3, 2014 for a probable cause hearing.
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    The father charged in the Atlanta hot car death of his son has been terminated from his job. More>>

    Friend of Justin Ross Harris speaks out

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    We're learning more about Justin Ross Harris who is accused of killing his toddler after leaving him in a hot car in Atlanta.The father's friend talked with news crews about her four year friendship with Harris.Harris is facing murder and child cruelty charges for allegedly leaving his son in his car on June 18 for about seven hours after forgetting to drop him off at day care.Justin Ross Harris and his wife Leanna use to live in a quiet neighborhood in Moundville, just outside of Tuscaloosa.... More>>

    Missing Morris woman last seen June 18, husband arrested after leading deputies on a pursuit through two counties Video included

    Paula Anne Worcester was last seen June 18 when her husband, Joseph Poe III, says he dropped her off at his sister's house in Hueytown. Paula Anne Worcester was last seen June 18 when her husband, Joseph Poe III, says he dropped her off at his sister's house in Hueytown.
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    Paula Anne Worcester was last seen June 18 when her husband, Joseph Poe III, says he dropped her off at his sister's house in Hueytown. Poe was arrested earlier this week in a separate case. Authorities say he led deputies on a chase through Jefferson and Blount Counties.
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    FEMA agrees to buy property at McClellan in $3.5 million deal

    McClellan is a former U.S. Army Post and was one of the largest in the nation during World War II. The post closed in 1999. McClellan is a former U.S. Army Post and was one of the largest in the nation during World War II. The post closed in 1999.
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    FEMA is set to purchase land at the former site of Fort McClellan in the largest redevelopment deal reached since the U.S. Army post closed in 1999.
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    Top 5: Immigration debate, Texas mass murder and Luke Bigham arrest top your Thursday morning headlines

    President Obama is in Texas for a roundtable discussion of the U.S. border crisis. President Obama is in Texas for a roundtable discussion of the U.S. border crisis.
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    Here’s a quick look at your top five headlines this Thursday including the latest arrest of Talledega Nights actor and Alabama native Luke Brigham, a mass murder in Texas and falling gas prices.
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    Judge: BAARC's Scott Kirkland not allowed to get animals back

    Scott Kirkland faces animal cruely charges and operating a business without a license. Scott Kirkland faces animal cruely charges and operating a business without a license.
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    A Birmingham man will not be allowed to get several of his animals back after they were seized in a raid last month.Scott Alan Kirkland, 45, learned today in a court hearing that the animals must remain in custody for evidence.RELATED: BAARC's Scott Kirkland charged with animal cruelty after June 12 raidKirkland is charged with five counts of animal cruelty and one count of operating a business without a license.The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office seized 13 dogs and 2 cats from Head to Tail... More>>

    Authorities in two east Alabama counties are asking for help in identifying a man they're calling a sexual predator Video included

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    Authorities in two east Alabama counties are asking for help in identifying a man they're calling a sexual predator. In July 2012, investigators say an elderly woman was sexually assaulted outside her Calhoun County home. Then, in July 2013, an elderly woman was sexually assaulted at her home in northern Talladega County.Investigators said they believe the offender is the same man in both cases. More>>

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      Tuesday, July 8 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-07-08 20:38:02 GMT
      "Venus the Amazing Chimera Cat" appears to have two faces because of her distinct fur markings. Facebook photo"Venus the Amazing Chimera Cat" appears to have two faces because of her distinct fur markings. Facebook photo
      An adorable cat with humble beginnings on a North Carolina dairy farm has found fame on the internet. "Venus the Amazing Chimera Cat" appears to have two faces because of her distinct fur markings.
      An adorable cat with humble beginnings on a North Carolina dairy farm has found fame on the internet. "Venus the Amazing Chimera Cat" appears to have two faces because of her distinct fur markings.
    • PHOTOS: June 2014 Mugshots

      PHOTOS: June 2014 Mugshots

      Monday, June 23 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-06-23 14:11:59 GMT
      Mug shots from central Alabama arrests in June 2014. Mug shots from central Alabama arrests in June 2014.
      Mugshots from arrests across central Alabama in June 2014.
      Mugshots from arrests across central Alabama in June 2014.
    • Man serving life sentence for murder of 2 Oneonta teens released; Families outraged

      Man serving life sentence for murder of 2 Oneonta teens released; Families outraged

      Tuesday, July 8 2014 8:33 PM EDT2014-07-09 00:33:56 GMT
      More than 20-years after receiving a life sentence for his involvement in the beating deaths of 2 Oneonta teens, Nathan Gast walked out of prison a free man. In February 1992, the bodies of 14-year-old Kevin Duncan and 15-year-old Allen Eakes were found along Shades Creek off Highway 150 in Bessemer. According to court records, 15-year-old Nathan Gast, 16-year-old Christopher Thrasher and 17-year-old Carvin Stargell b...
      More than 20-years after receiving a life sentence for his involvement in the beating deaths of 2 Oneonta teens, Nathan Gast walked out of prison a free man. In February 1992, the bodies of 14-year-old Kevin Duncan and 15-year-old Allen Eakes were found along Shades Creek off Highway 150 in Bessemer. According to court records, 15-year-old Nathan Gast, 16-year-old Christopher Thrasher and 17-year-old Carvin Stargell b...
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