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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>>

    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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    • VIDEO: Launch of SpaceX rocket from Florida Friday

      VIDEO: Launch of SpaceX rocket from Florida Friday

      Friday, April 18 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:46:18 GMT
      (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...
      (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...
    • Way of the Cross held in Homewood Good Friday

      Way of the Cross held in Homewood Good Friday

      Friday, April 18 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:09:33 GMT
      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...
      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...
    • First Baptist Church of Pelham Pastor retiring after 35 years

      First Baptist Church of Pelham Pastor retiring after 35 years

      Friday, April 18 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:56:51 GMT
      After nearly 35 years of service, Dr. Mike Shaw is retiring as pastor of First Baptist Church of Pelham. Dr. Shaw has been the leader of the church since May 1979. He graduated from Samford University in 1970. He also earned a Master’s degree and Doctorate from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. In addition to his pastoral role, Dr. Shaw has served as President of the Alabama State Southern Baptist Convention since 2010. He is also the volunteer chaplain for the city of Pelham. T...
      After nearly 35 years of service, Dr. Mike Shaw is retiring as pastor of First Baptist Church of Pelham. Dr. Shaw has been the leader of the church since May 1979. He graduated from Samford University in 1970. He also earned a Master’s degree and Doctorate from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. In addition to his pastoral role, Dr. Shaw has served as President of the Alabama State Southern Baptist Convention since 2010. He is also the volunteer chaplain for the city of Pelham. T...
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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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    • Colorado deaths stoke worries about pot edibles

      Colorado deaths stoke worries about pot edibles

      Friday, April 18 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:12:03 GMT
      A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony. A husband with no history of violence is accused of shooting his wife in the head,...
      A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony. A husband with no history of violence is accused of shooting his wife in the head, possibly...
    • Restitution ordered over dead, dying reptiles

      Restitution ordered over dead, dying reptiles

      Friday, April 18 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:42:05 GMT
      A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.
      A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.
    • AP PHOTOS: Sailors return from 9-month deployment

      AP PHOTOS: Sailors return from 9-month deployment

      Friday, April 18 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:42:03 GMT
      Thousands of sailors were greeted Friday by cheerful friends and family who packed a pier at Naval Station Norfolk to welcome them home from a nine-month deployment.
      Thousands of sailors were greeted Friday by cheerful friends and family who packed a pier at Naval Station Norfolk to welcome them home from a nine-month deployment.
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    • Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

      Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

      Friday, April 18 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:11:42 GMT
      A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.
      A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.
    • Yonhap: Captain of sunken SKorean ferry arrested

      Yonhap: Captain of sunken SKorean ferry arrested

      Friday, April 18 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:11:36 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.
      Police arrested the captain and two other crew members of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving more than 270 people missing and 29 people dead, the Yonhap news agency reported Saturday.
    • Pensive pope at Good Friday Colosseum procession

      Pensive pope at Good Friday Colosseum procession

      Friday, April 18 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:01:39 GMT
      Pope Francis is presiding over a torch-lit Way of the Cross procession at the Colosseum marking Good Friday in Rome.
      Desperate migrants, suicidal failed business owners, battered women, torture victims and all people suffering in the world were remembered at a torch-lit Good Friday Way of the Cross procession presided over by Pope...
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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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