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Shooting deaths of Birmingham couple deemed murder-suicide

The deaths of a couple found shot to death in a Birmingham apartment last week have now been deemed a murder-suicide. Birmingham police on Friday said 28-year-old Lee Otis Farrow Hamilton killed Felicia "Fee" Fletcher, 31, and then killed himself. "It's just a very unfortunate situation," said Birmi

AL.COM - 2018-01-19 19:12:50

Jefferson County Bus Driver Leaves 5-year-old On Bus

IRONDALE, AL - A bus driver in the Jefferson County school system has been suspended after it was discovered he left a kindergarten student on the bus for an entire day Thursday. According to reports, a student at Grantswood Community School was inadvertently left unattended on a school bus during t

PATCH - 2018-01-19 21:50:25

Adult performer's death leaves Calera neighbors on edge

Residents in a Calera neighborhood want answers after learning their neighbor was found dead outside her home. Calera residents are looking over their shoulders after learning the news of - and details surrounding - Kathleen West's murder. In life and in death, she continues to gain global online at

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-01-18 20:01:54

Harley Barber's mom says daughter is degrading herself, OK with punishment

The estranged mother of a former University of Alabama student who left school after she posted videos to social media in which she repeatedly used the n-word and other profanities called her daughter's behavior degrading. Jill Barbera told NJ.com she didn't raise her 19-year-old daughter, who is fr

AL.COM - 2018-01-19 17:12:00

Man Killed In East Birmingham Shooting

BIRMINGHAM, AL - A 19-year-old male was shot and killed in a home in east Birmingham Thursday morning after he pulled a gun on another person with whom he was in an argument. The incident occurred just after 1 a.m. on Tucker Avenue. According to a report by Alabama Media Group, the victim, James Cha

PATCH - 2018-01-18 22:03:20

MES awarded CLAS School of Distinction

MES received a CLAS School of Distinction Award, and Principal Allison Campbell credits the school's leadership program with setting the school apart from others. (Contributed) Montevallo Elementary School has a motto: "Expect Excellence." A recent notification informed the school that excellence ha

SHELBY REPORTER - 2018-01-19 23:30:00

City council votes for state attorney general's office to investigate city's funds

Thursday night, the Fairfield City Council voted in favor of having the state attorney general's office come down and investigate the city's finances. Mayor Edward May, II said the meeting was more evidence of the dysfunction the city is experiencing and will continue to experience as long as there

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-01-19 18:23:01

Fight over cheesecake portion leads to arrest

A Moundville man is facing a domestic violence charge after a disagreement with his brother over a piece of cheese cake. The Moundville Times reported that Moundville Police Chief Toby Banks was called to a disturbance at a residence at noon Dec. 26. "Banks said he was asked for his opinion on wheth

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2018-01-19 21:54:26

Man who killed ex-girlfriend at Phoenix salon gets 25 years

PHOENIX (AP) - A man who fatally stabbed his ex-girlfriend with a knife at a Phoenix beauty salon two years ago will serve 25 years in prison. Prosecutors say 53-year-old Jose Ubaldo Rubio Figueroa received his sentence Friday in Maricopa County Superior Court. Police say they were called June 17, 2

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-19 23:59:59

Mother of shooting victim reacts to suspected serial killer's arrest

Phoenix, AZ -- The mother of a man killed last month in Glendale shared her emotional reaction after learning Thursday that a man suspected of killing her son and eight other people is in jail. Police believe 29-year-old Latorrie Beckford was the fourth of the nine people who died at the hands of Cl

FOX 40 NEWS WICZ TV - 2018-01-20 02:53:00

Kids AZ! 12 best kids events this week: New trampoline park, hot air balloon rides, S'more

Best January events for kids in Phoenix Through 1/6: Glendale Glitters | People of all ages are sure to enjoy admiring the 1.5 million LED lights that cover 16 blocks; the festival also features holiday entertainment, visits with Santa, food, hand-crafted gifts and more. Details: 5-11 p.m. nightl

AZCENTRAL - 2018-01-19 12:00:04

Phoenix Police Say Teen Drove Impaired, Killed Pedestrian

PHOENIX, AZ - Police say that a teen driver was drink when he drove on to the sidewalk and killed a pedestrian. Keten Crawford, 18, is charged with driving under the influence and manslaughter. It was around 11 p.m. on Thursday when police were called to 16th Avenue by Osborn Road where witnesses we

PATCH - 2018-01-19 21:50:31

Phoenix Serial Killer Allegedly Murdered 9 Victims In 3 Weeks, Nabbed Due To New Ballistics Tech

PHOENIX, AZ - Arizona police have arrested a suspected serial killer who allegedly murdered nine victims - including his mother and stepfather - during a three-week period in 2017. Police announced at a press conference on January 18 that 35-year-old Cleophus Cooksey Jr. was in custody. Cooksey, who

CRIMEFEED.COM - 2018-01-19 15:30:54

AZ: Man accused of killing 9 people in 3 weeks

PHOENIX, AZ (KNXV, Youtube) -- This is the face of a man now facing nine murder charges. Nine murders in three weeks. Cleophus Cooksey shot and killed seven of these people. His final victims, his mother and step father. But, police are still working to figure out how he knew many of he other victi

CBS7.COM - 2018-01-19 05:47:00

Technology helped nab suspected serial killer

Great police work, multi-agency cooperation and new technology is being credited for the arrest of Cleophus Cooksey, a man investigators believe is a serial killer responsible for the murders of nine people. The new technology they are referring to is the National Integrated Ballistic Information Ne

AZFAMILY - 2018-01-20 04:50:00

3 women accused of hindering Phoenix serial killer probe

PHOENIX - Police said they arrested three women for tampering and hindering the investigation into a suspected serial killer, Cleophus E. Cooksey Jr., reports CBS affiliate KPHO. The three women are Cooksey's ex-girlfriend Liliana Vasquez and her sister Griselda Vasquez, as well as Desaree Coronado,

CBS NEWS - 2018-01-19 22:41:22

Shooting in SF leaves woman dead in Sunset; police searching for suspect

A shooting in the Sunset district of San Francisco on Friday afternoon left one woman dead and the suspect remains at large, police said. Police responded to reports of a shooting victim at 4:37 p.m. in the 1800 block of 34th Avenue. A 65-year-old woman was found with gunshot wounds, police said. Sh

SFGATE - 2018-01-20 04:30:00

San Francisco Police Searching for 67-Year-Old 'Armed and Dangerous' Suspect After Fatal Shooting

San Francisco Police are searching for a 67-year-old suspect after a 65-year-old victim was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and later died at the scene. According to officials the suspect is still outstanding and is considered armed and dangerous. The suspect has been identified as 67-

NBC BAY AREA - 2018-01-20 04:12:42

Weather Forecast For The San Francisco Bay Area

Today will be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs will be in the mid 50s. Northwest winds will be between 10 and 20 mph. Tonight will be partly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows will be in the 40s. Northwest winds will be between 10 and 20 mph. Saturday will be partly clou

SFGATE - 2018-01-19 13:09:00

Daly City police arrest man on suspicion of impersonating an officer to woman he met at mall

DALY CITY, Calif. - Daly City police have arrested a 25-year-old Fairfield man on suspicion of pretending to be a cop. Sgt. Ron Harrison said that they took Amiliano Santiago into custody on Wednesday after they said he went up to a woman at the Westlake Shopping Center telling her he was a police o

BAYINSIDER - 2018-01-19 20:36:00