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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>>

    Saving Grace Animal Rescue working to find good, caring home for Flo Video included

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    Saving Grace Animal Rescue is a Christian-based, nonprofit organization that helps others by helping animals. More>>

    Birmingham Reads celebrating book drive with street festival today

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    The free family-friendly festival will include live music, face painting and games for all ages. The celebration will lasts from 11:00 a.m. until 2 p.m. More>>

    Second Church Safety Conference planned in Shelby County

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    The conference will be held Thursday April 24, 2014 at the North Shelby Baptist Church, which is located at 4100 Belcher Drive.    More>>

    Get your cowboy hats and boots ready for 3rd annual Tannehill Rodeo Video included

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    The event will be held Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th at the Trails at Tannehill, located at 22975 Eastern Valley Road. More>>

    Alabama and Auburn hit gridiron tops Saturday AM Headlines Video included

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    Alabama's 13 Ashley Roberts has your morning news for 4.19.14. More>>

    Federal agency plans June 5 report on BP spill

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    A federal agency looking into the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion says it plans to release two volumes of a four-volume report on the disaster on June 5. More>>

    Pickens County authorities looking for couple who robbed an elderly woman

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    It was not a good Friday for one elderly woman in Pickens County after she was robbed and hurt in front of her home. On Friday afternoon, Pickens County Sheriff Office deputies responded to call for help at a home on Reform –Gordo Road. When they arrived they found an elderly woman injured and scared. According to reports, a man and woman followed the elderly woman home and robbed her in her yard as she got out of her... More>>

    Jefferson County man get new home Video included

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    A Jefferson County man said he felt as though he was homeless inside of his home, after it sustained major damage during the April 27th, 2011 tornadoes. However, that changed Friday. Terrance Cooper lives in the Pratt City area of Birmingham. He was able to show off his new home through Habitat for Humanity. The organization partnered with Building on Faith 2014 Central Alabama Long-term Recovery Committee. More>>

    State of Alabama asks for federal aid after massive flooding Video included

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    If you're recovering from the flooding earlier this month and struggling financially, help could be on the way. The state of Alabama is asking for federal aid from the U.S. Small Business Administration. If approved, residents and business owners would be eligible for low-interest disaster loans in seven counties around Birmingham. Bibb, Blount, Jefferson, St. Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa and Walker counties residents and business owners could qualify for the disaster loans. As soon as the sta... More>>

    VIDEO: Launch of SpaceX rocket from Florida Friday

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    (AP) A fresh load of supplies is finally on its way to the International Space Station. A SpaceX rocket blasted off Friday with 2½ tons of cargo, more than a month late. Storms cleared out at Cape Canaveral just in time for the mid-afternoon launch. The California company's Dragon supply ship will reach the orbiting lab Sunday - Easter morning. That pushes urgent spacewalking repairs to Wednesday. Two U.S. astronauts will attempt to replace an external backup computer that failed last Frid... More>>

    Way of the Cross held in Homewood Good Friday

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    Many Christians in Alabama and around the world remembered what happened on Good Friday, through prayers and holding the Way of the Cross services. Today is a holy day for all Christians, and many were at Edgewood Presbyterian Church. The churches and members participating were All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, Edgewood Presbyterian Church, Friendship Baptis... 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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    • 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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    • At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

      At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

      Saturday, April 19 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-04-19 14:11:49 GMT
      Russia's foreign ministry on Saturday promised it would offer strong assistance to Ukraine to overcome its crisis, but emphasized that the ultimate responsibility for reducing tensions lies with Ukrainians...
      Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the...
    • Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested

      Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested

      Saturday, April 19 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-04-19 13:41:55 GMT
      The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into...
      The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody,...
    • Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

      Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

      Saturday, April 19 2014 9:21 AM EDT2014-04-19 13:21:50 GMT
      His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions,...
      His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions, superstition,...
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    • Tacoma zoo's trained owl spooked, flies off

      Tacoma zoo's trained owl spooked, flies off

      Saturday, April 19 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-04-19 13:51:44 GMT
      A Tacoma zoo says a Eurasian eagle owl named Forrest that is trained to fly during performances of its outdoor theater got spooked and flew off into a nearby park.
      A Tacoma zoo says a Eurasian eagle owl named Forrest that is trained to fly during performances of its outdoor theater got spooked and flew off into a nearby park.
    • Alleged fraudster visits Austrian police, arrested

      Alleged fraudster visits Austrian police, arrested

      Saturday, April 19 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-04-19 13:51:44 GMT
      A German sought by authorities for alleged fraud has been arrested in Austria - after dropping into a police station to ask officers whether he was under investigation.
      A German sought by authorities for alleged fraud has been arrested in Austria - after dropping into a police station to ask officers whether he was under investigation.
    • Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom

      Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom

      Friday, April 18 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:32:40 GMT
      A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.
      A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.
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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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