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    Anita Hill is charged with murder after fatally shooting her son's boyfriend at a McCalla area truck stop. Anita Hill is charged with murder after fatally shooting her son's boyfriend at a McCalla area truck stop.

    Mom allegedly shoots son's boyfriend at McCalla area truck stop after claims of abuse

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    When authorities arrived on the scene, the shooting suspect, Anita T. Hill, and her son who witnessed the shooting were standing nearby.
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    After pit bull kills five year old boy, Riverside city leaders look to adopt leash law Video included

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    The parents of a small boy, killed a week ago Sunday, by a pit bull , want a leash law in their community so that another family does not have to deal with having a child possibly killed by a dog. The talk of establishing a leash law comes after a pit bull attacked and killed five year old John Harvard at his home on Honeysuckle Way. During Tuesday's Riverside city council meeting, the floor was open to the public, allowing anyone to voice their concerns on the about the city's potential plan... More>>

    Bessemer to ask for federal, state, county assistance to prevent flooding

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    Tuesday, the Bessemer City Council took action to help alleviate flooding in areas along Valley Creek. The council passed a resolution asking for Federal, State and County assistance. Flooding along Valley Creek has been a problem for many years. But recently, the problem has gotten worse. In the last four years, the creek has flooded twice, the latest was last Monday. Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley says it's time so... More>>

    New storm shelter complete thanks to Bo Jackson’s ‘Bo Bikes Bama’ charity ride

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      The storm shelter was funded by the Governor’s Emergency Relief Fund, the beneficiary of the ‘Bo Bikes Bama’ charity ride.
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    Southside mother charged with chemical endangerment of her unborn child

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    According to Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin, the woman tested positive for amphetamine and methamphetamine.
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    VIDEO: Time-lapse of total lunar eclipse (Blood Moon)

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    A total lunar eclipse was visible across much of the nation early Tuesday morning. The eclipse began around two o'clock eastern time and about an hour later, the moon was fully eclipsed and glowing an orange-red color. NASA says Tuesday's eclipse is the last full lunar eclipse visible from the United States until 2019. No part of the eclipse was visible from Europe, most of Africa, the Middle East or most of Asia. More>>

    Mayor William Bell met with Dalai Lama in Japan ahead of the spiritual leader’s Birmingham visit

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    Mayor William Bell spent some time in Kyoto, Japan at the Mind and Life Institute to discuss the upcoming visit of the Dalai Lama to Birmingham.
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    Today marks three years since the 2011 "Tax Day" tornado in Greene and Tuscaloosa Counties

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    The April 15, 2011 tornado outbreak is often overshadowed by April 27.
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    • After pit bull kills five year old boy, Riverside city leaders look to adopt leash law

      After pit bull kills five year old boy, Riverside city leaders look to adopt leash law

      Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:44:28 GMT
      The parents of a small boy, killed a week ago Sunday, by a pit bull , want a leash law in their community so that another family does not have to deal with having a child possibly killed by a dog. The talk of establishing a leash law comes after a pit bull attacked and killed five year old John Harvard at his home on Honeysuckle Way. During Tuesday's Riverside city council meeting, the floor was open to the public, allowing anyone to voice their concerns on the about the city's potential plan...
      The parents of a small boy, killed a week ago Sunday, by a pit bull , want a leash law in their community so that another family does not have to deal with having a child possibly killed by a dog. The talk of establishing a leash law comes after a pit bull attacked and killed five year old John Harvard at his home on Honeysuckle Way. During Tuesday's Riverside city council meeting, the floor was open to the public, allowing anyone to voice their concerns on the about the city's potential plan...
    • Spirit of Alabama: Ryan Hunter-Reay

      Spirit of Alabama: Ryan Hunter-Reay

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:30:24 GMT
      Indy car champion Ryan Hunter-Reay races to win and wants to help win another race against cancer. He is tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
      Indy car champion Ryan Hunter-Reay races to win and wants to help win another race against cancer. He is tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
    • Bessemer to ask for federal, state, county assistance to prevent flooding

      Bessemer to ask for federal, state, county assistance to prevent flooding

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:00:55 GMT
      Tuesday, the Bessemer City Council took action to help alleviate flooding in areas along Valley Creek. The council passed a resolution asking for Federal, State and County assistance. Flooding along Valley Creek has been a problem for many years. But recently, the problem has gotten worse. In the last four years, the creek has flooded twice, the latest was last Monday. Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley says it's time so...
      Tuesday, the Bessemer City Council took action to help alleviate flooding in areas along Valley Creek. The council passed a resolution asking for Federal, State and County assistance. Flooding along Valley Creek has been a problem for many years. But recently, the problem has gotten worse. In the last four years, the creek has flooded twice, the latest was last Monday. Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley says it's time so...
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    • 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?
    • 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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    • Alabama Football Completes 13th Practice of the Spring

      Alabama Football Completes 13th Practice of the Spring

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:52:21 GMT
      The football team practiced for two hours Tuesday in full pads inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Practice Facility as preparations continue for Saturday’s A-Day game.
      The football team practiced for two hours Tuesday in full pads inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Practice Facility as preparations continue for Saturday’s A-Day game.
    • 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?
    • 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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    • Russian FM: Russia still to meet with Ukraine

      Russian FM: Russia still to meet with Ukraine

      Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Russia is still planning to meet with Ukrainian officials at an international conference in Geneva on Thursday.
      Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Russia is still planning to meet with Ukrainian officials at an international conference in Geneva on Thursday.
    • Official: Iran will not discuss missile program

      Official: Iran will not discuss missile program

      Iran's defense minister says Tehran will not discuss its ballistic missiles as part of ongoing talks with world powers on a final agreement to curb the Iranian nuclear program.
      Iran's defense minister says Tehran will not discuss its ballistic missiles as part of ongoing talks with world powers on a final agreement to curb the Iranian nuclear program.
    • 2 dead after ferry sinks off South Korean coast

      2 dead after ferry sinks off South Korean coast

      More than 100 people were still unaccounted Wednesday several hours after a ferry carrying 476, most of them high school students, sank in cold waters off South Korea's southern coast, killing at least two and...
      The government says 295 people are still missing several hours after a ferry carrying 477, most of them high school students, sank in cold waters off South Korea's southern coast. Officials say at least two died and...
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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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