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Man flees Alabama authorities, involved in multi-vehicle crash in Columbus

Columbus man shot after aiming shotgun at agents during drug search, police say Columbus Police Chief Ricky Boren has confirmed another officer involved shooting, this one at the intersection of Holly Avenue and 41st Street early Friday morning. The suspect has a non life-threatening injury, Boren

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Troopers name woman injured in fatal crash

State troopers have released the name of the woman injured in Monday's fatal wreck south of Ardmore but her condition was not available Tuesday afternoon from Huntsville Hospital. The driver of a Toyota passenger car, Yaga Traore, 72, of Huntsville, died when his car collided with a GMC truck on Ala

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-20 00:10:00

Attorney General Jeff Sessions makes under-the-radar visit to Kitsap

BREMERTON - When Jeff Haag, a longtime North Kitsap School District band teacher, spotted Attorney General Jeff Sessions among Secret Service agents and family at Keyport Fest on Saturday, he did the only thing he felt he could. "I just went up and started talking to him," Haag said. Haag and his wi

KITSAP SUN - 2017-09-19 00:28:11

Concerns of children playing near contaminated creek dominate Anniston meeting

Residents during a community meeting on Tuesday told officials that they're concerned about children who play in a west Anniston ditch contaminated with toxins that have plagued Anniston for decades. At the Carver Community Center on Tuesday members of the PCB Community Advisory Group and attendees

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-20 00:27:00

Bentley Weighed 'Trickle-down Effect' in Appointing Strange

When scandal-plagued former Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley appointed his state's then-attorney general Luther Strange to the U.S. Senate, Bentley apparently considered it a good thing that he would get to name a new attorney general. Strange's appointment to fill Sen. Jeff Sessions' seat came as Bentle

ALABAMANEWS.NET - 2017-09-19 22:39:26

Entertainment district, public alcohol consumption in downtown Prattville considered

PRATTVILLE - The city of Prattville is entertaining the idea of an entertainment district downtown, allowing the public consumption of alcohol in a designated area. What seems like a simple enough action by the City Council has its share of complications. Just what will and won't be allowed? What wi

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2017-09-19 12:33:00

Annual North Alabama Fair opens in Muscle Shoals

The planning is over and the fun begins today. The baked goods, canned goods, photos, artwork, needlepoint, flowers and other entries line the exhibit halls. The food vendors are set and ready to start cooking. The midway is in place, and the stage is set for the entertainment when the gates open to

WAFF - 2017-09-19 11:47:27

Allman Brothers producer, Alabama native Johnny Sandlin dead at 72

A key figure in sculpting the southern rock sound is no longer with us. Decatur native Johnny Sandlin, a 2016 Alabama Music Hall of Fame inductee, has died at age 72, according to the Decatur Daily. Sandlin is best known for his work with the Allman Brothers Band, co-producing with the bluesy improv

AL.COM - 2017-09-19 21:56:36

Accused Tiger Transit driver claimed First Transit wasn't performing background checks

Tony Martin Patillo, 51, from Columbus, Georgia, was taken into custody on Saturday and charged with several counts of public lewdness. Later that day he was also charged with first-degree rape and first-degree sodomy. One of the former Tiger Transit drivers charged with the rape and sodomy of an 18

AUBURN PLAINSMAN - 2017-09-19 22:24:45

'Put the Panic in Hispanic" sign at Robertsdale pep rally a 'teachable moment'

The 16-year-old Robertsdale High School student caught in the middle of an online firestorm over a racially insensitive sign at a pep rally on Friday is apologizing for her role in it. Her attorney, meanwhile, is attempting to provide more facts behind the circumstances about the sign. He also has s

AL.COM - 2017-09-19 18:50:56

University of Kentucky Interiors professor to be inducted into Lighting Hall of Fame

In honor of his decades-long involvement in educating others in the discipline of lighting design, University of Kentucky Associate Professor of Interiors Joseph Rey-Barreau will be inducted into the American Lighting Association's Hall of Fame at its annual conference this September. The ALA is th

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-09-19 11:20:00

Shoals emergency responders train for active shooter scenario

FLORENCE, Ala. - We never want to see a terrorist attack here in the U.S., but groups around the country are always training for the "what if's". In the Shoals Tuesday, first responder groups conducted scenario based training. Encircled at the Florence Coliseum, first responders from across northwes

WHNT-TV - 2017-09-19 21:04:21

Japanese restaurant in Alabama explains viral dead deer photos

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)-- Were you unfortunate enough to see the viral photos that had a lot of local viewers worried over the weekend? The scene was shared thousands of times. Someone spotted a dead deer in the back doorway of a south Huntsville restaurant. The deer, confirmed to be roadkill, was p

AOL CORP - 2017-09-19 18:42:48

Greenville a rising food city, says USA Today and Garden and Gun

Add these to the the top lists Greenville has already made. In the last week, Garden & Gun Magazine and USA Today have ranked Greenville among some of the top underrated and up and coming food cities in the south. Garden & Gun released its list of 5 Surprising Southern Food Towns, Sept. 18, includin

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-19 21:41:39

PETA responds to dog shooting involving Alabama minors

Following news that three minors in Fairhope were arrested for shooting and killing a dog last week, animal rights group PETA is offering programs to community kids to help prevent juvenile animal abuse. In a release distributed Tuesday morning, a PETA spokesperson says that they have sent letters t

AL.COM - 2017-09-19 17:44:14

I-65 northbound blocked near Verbena due to crash with injuries

Alabama State Troopers are working a crash on Interstate 65 northbound near Verbena. The road is blocked near mile marker 200. According to Cpl. Jess Thornton, the crash involves a commercial vehicle, and there are serious injuries. Traffic maps show significant backups. Thornton is advising that m

WSFA - 2017-09-19 19:58:02

Marianna police seeking identity theft suspect

MARIANNA, Fla. (WTXL) - The Marianna Police Department is asking for the public's help in tracking down a female suspect wanted for identity theft. Police say a woman is the suspect believed to have stolen a wallet from Grocery Outlet. They say several of the credit cards were used to make purchases

WTXL.COM - 2017-09-20 07:35:00

Tuscaloosa City Council Action from September 19

The Tuscaloosa City Council took the following action at its Tuesday meeting: Denied the demolition of the structure at 6 Bellview Circle. (Tabled Sept. 5) Authorized the filing of a lien at 2515 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. pursuant to Section 13-69(b), Code of Tuscaloosa and Section 11-47-140, C

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-09-20 01:54:47

President Leath 'heartbroken' over Tiger Transit attack

Newly elected president Steven Leath addresses the media during a press conference on Monday, March 20, 2017, in the Student Center Ballroom, in Auburn, Ala. Auburn President Steven Leath reacted with sorrow after two Tiger Transit drivers were arrested over the weekend and charged with raping an 1

AUBURN PLAINSMAN - 2017-09-20 06:01:02

Talladega's Heritage Hall hosts 'Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama' exhibit (photos)

TALLADEGA -- Heritage Hall Museum in Talladega is showcasing the "Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama" as its newest exhibit. Art enthusiasts, or those seeking inspiration, have from now until Friday, Oct. 13, to view this year's collection. "The Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama is an annual show for s

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-19 21:12:00