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    What’s Working? : Cherokee Co. reeling in millions through tourism events involving Weiss Lake

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    Less than hour and half away from Jefferson County there’s a paradise for anglers which, throughout the years, has helped Cherokee County stay afloat financially. Cherokee County is a place where breathtaking waterways are attracting hundreds of thousands annually to the area. With a population of more than 26,021, the county spans about 600 hundred square miles teeming with lakes, rivers and mountains. In this What’s Working online video report, Alabama's 13 Bettina Boateng and Photojournali... More>>

    McCalla man discovers body while bush hogging property Video included

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    A McCalla man found a decomposing body while working on his lawn this afternoon. More>>

    Homicide investigation underway in Blount County after man found shot to death

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    A homicide investigation is underway in Blount County after a man was found shot to death Wednesday afternoon. According to the Blount County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a home on Tawbush Road in Locust Fork when they received a call about a “domestic situation.” When they arrived, they found a 34-year-old male deceased. Chief Deputy Bill Fairy says no arrests have been made, and they’re not sure if this w... More>>

    Suspect in 2012 quintuple pleads guilty to five counts of capital murder

    Artavius Underwood appears in Jefferson County court. He pleaded guilty to the capital murder of five people in a 2012 Ensley shooting. Artavius Underwood appears in Jefferson County court. He pleaded guilty to the capital murder of five people in a 2012 Ensley shooting.
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    One of the suspects in a 2012 Ensley mass shooting pleaded guilty to the capital murder of five people today. More>>

    New ordinance for those reselling tickets in Tuscaloosa

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    The Tuscaloosa City Council passed an ordinance that will now require "runners" to have a business license. A runner is someone who buys tickets with the intent to resell. Ticket resellers are already required to have a license. The license will set you back $100, it and a photo ID must be worn while buying and selling tickets.The ordinance does not apply to those buying tickets without the intent to resale them. For example; if John Doe and his family buy an extra Alabama Football ticket on ... More>>

    ALDOT begins cable safety rail installation on I-459 after multiple traffic deaths

    ALDOT workers prepare to install cable safety rails along I-459 in Hoover July 23. ALDOT workers prepare to install cable safety rails along I-459 in Hoover July 23.
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    Today, ALDOT began the process of installing cable safety rails along a stretch of I-459 after a rash of traffic deaths last month. More>>

    Jefferson County not participating in Alabama’s tax-free weekend

    Alabama's 8th annual tax-free weekend is August 1-3 Alabama's 8th annual tax-free weekend is August 1-3
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    Alabama's tax-free weekend is scheduled for August 1- 3.
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      MUGS: 36 Arrests In Greenville Prostitution Sting

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      The Greenville County Sheriff's Office, along with 26 other agencies throughout 15 states, participated in the event during National Day of Johns Arrest.The Greenville County Sheriff's Office, along with 26 other agencies throughout 15 states, participated in the event during National Day of Johns Arrest.
      The Greenville County Sheriff's Office, along with 26 other agencies throughout 15 states, participated in the event during National Day of Johns Arrest.
      The Greenville County Sheriff's Office, along with 26 other agencies throughout 15 states, participated in the event during National Day of Johns Arrest.
    • PHOTOS: June 2014 Mugshots

      PHOTOS: June 2014 Mugshots

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      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.
    • Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

      Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to all

      Monday, July 21 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:33:26 GMT
      Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
      Faces of Meth™ is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. This project began when a deputy in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, Deputy Bret King, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Deputy King worked with his co-workers in the Classification Unit to identify people who had been in custody more than once. He then worked to verify criminal records and files to determine and assure a history of methamphetamine re...
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