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Top 5: Remembering Lutzenkirchen, search for Hoover murder suspect and I-459 patrols top your Monday morning headlines

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Here’s a quick look at your top five headlines for Monday, June 30, 2014.

1. Today the Auburn University family is mourning the loss of former Tigers tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen. Lutzenkirchen was killed in an accident Sunday morning in Georgia while riding in an SUV with three other people.

RELATED: Philip Lutzenkirchen killed in Georgia crash

2. A newly released search warrant yesterday claimed the mother of the 22 month old left in a hot vehicle admitted she researched on her computer how long it would take for a child to die in a hot car. The internet search was just days before her baby, Cooper Harris, was left in a vehicle by the father. He has been charged with murder in the case. The mother has not been charged.

RELATED: New details on former Tuscaloosa man charged with leaving baby in hot vehicle

3. Hoover police are still searching for a man accused of killing his pregnant wife. The woman called police early Saturday morning and said she was being attacked. When officers arrived, they found the woman with a gunshot wound to the head. Authorities are now looking for Brian Epps who is considered armed and dangerous.

RELATED: Search underway for man accused of killing his pregnant wife

4. An investigation is underway after a house explosion in Hoover that left one man dead. The incident happened at a home on Burning Tree Circle near Montgomery Highway. Four people were inside at the time.

RELATED: Hoover man killed in house explosion

5. Hoover police are stepping up patrols on I-459 after several deadly accidents last week. Officers say they want to ensure all traffic laws are obeyed as we approach the 4th of July weekend.

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