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Significant Weather Advisory For Southeastern Dekalb County Until 3:00 PM CST

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN DEKALB COUNTY UNTIL. 300 PM CST… — At 235 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near. Sand Rock, or 12 miles northwest of Centre, moving northeast at 75.

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Areal Flood Advisory Issued For Parts Of Cherokee County Until 5:00PM

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a. * Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas for… — Cherokee County in northeastern Alabama… * At 202 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms spreading across the area. This rain was falling on areas

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Authorities say a woman tried to smuggle drugs in Marshall County Jail using shoes

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. -Authorities charge two people after finding drugs in shoe soles. A Marshall County Sheriff’s Office inmate requested new shoes be brought to him by a friend on the outside. Casi Magen Saint, delivered the shoes to the Sheriff’s Office as requested, according to police. Officia

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Police: Alabama woman burglarized homes during funerals

PRICEVILLE, Ala. – An Alabama woman is accused of breaking into the homes of people who were attending relatives' funerals. A statement released Thursday by police in the north Alabama town of Priceville says they've arrested 43-year-old Jennifer Lynn Azizian on four counts of burglary.

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Alabama Power plant blaming shutdown on the federal government

WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — Alabama Power has confirmed they are shutting down a plant in Walker County and they blame the federal government. The company blames federally driven environmental mandates for handling coal ash and wastewater.

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Bulldogs wrap up perfect season by winning DeKalb County title

The Geraldine seventh-grade boys basketball team capped off an undefeated season by dismantling Plainview 66-44 in the DeKalb County Tournament championship game Jan. 12 at Collinsville.

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Alabama man gets 16 years for helping slaying suspect elude police

CENTREVILLE, Ala. – An Alabama man has pleaded guilty to helping his cousin elude police officers who were searching for him in the slaying of one woman and the kidnapping of another.

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Rams lose in area finals

COLLINSVILLE — Collinsville outscored Asbury 12-5 in the fourth quarter to rally for a 55-52 win the boys Class 2A, Area 14 Basketball Tournament finals Feb. 8 at L.D. Dobbins Gymnasium.

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Two suspects in custody after multiple vehicle break-ins in Sylvania

Two suspects, 24-year-old Katelin Land and 35-year-old Joshua Anderson, are in custody after multiple vehicle break-ins were reported in Sylvania last week. According to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, a car was stolen, and the thefts were reported on Spears and Delta streets. Sylvania police we

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Goodyear to lay off workers this year at Alabama plant

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — A Goodyear official says the tire company is planning layoffs at an Alabama plant. News outlets quote a Goodyear communications manager as saying that the layoffs will happen at the company’s plant in Gadsden. Barbara Hatala said in a statement Tuesday that employees will be lai

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Alabama Weather Update at 4:45 a.m.: Thunder, Heavy Rain Across the I-59 Corridor

Many of you are waking up to occasional thunder and heavy rain early this morning from a northeast-to-southwest oriented band of thunderstorms that is lifting slowly northward.

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Wilson’s shot sends Asbury into subregional playoffs

COLLINSVILLE — The Asbury Rams slipped past Sand Rock 53-52 in a thriller Wednesday night in the boys Class 2A, Area 14 Basketball Tournament semifinals. The Rams (17-10) met Collinsville in the finals Friday night. Asbury earned a berth in the subregional playoffs Feb. 12.

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Two Alabama men arrested during early morning drug bust

FORT PAYNE, Ala. – Authorities say they arrested two men during a Wednesday morning drug raid. The DeKalb County Special Response Team (SRT) searched a home on Jackson County Road 163 near Henagar. During the search, authorities say they found Methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and firearms.

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Northeast Alabama man killed when truck hits tree on highway

A northeast Alabama man died early this morning while driving a truck that crashed into a tree that was lying on U.S. 11, authorities said. Christopher Lee O’Neal, a 45-year-old from Centre, died at the scene of the 4:12 a.m. wreck, state troopers said. The wreck happened less than a mile south of F

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Mother of slain journalist James Foley says Alabama ISIS bride Hoda Muthana should ‘face justice’

The mother of slain American photojournalist James Foley said Alabama’s “ISIS bride” Hoda Muthana should be held responsible for her actions. Speaking on Fox News, Diana Foley said it was important that Muthana and “the many thousands of ISIS fighters who have promoted terrorism...be held accountabl

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Gus’s Fried Chicken opens first Alabama location

An iconic Southern fried chicken restaurant opened its first Alabama location earlier this week in downtown Birmingham. Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken, which began in the small town of Mason, Tenn., and is now based in Memphis, opened Monday in The Battery, a retail and office development in the f

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Three Arrested Following Tip on Theft of Several Firearms in DeKalb County

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested three individuals after following up on a tip regarding several stolen firearms late last week. According to Sheriff Nick Welden law enforcement traveled to a home in the Crossville area where a suspect had reportedly been staying, and as the hom

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The story behind the Alabama gas station with the amazing food

Mac’s 1 Stop on Birmingham’s Southside is a do-it-all gas station/convenience store/burger joint where you can get a fill-up, a pack of smokes and a patty melt to go. Birmingham Magazine’s Julia Sayers sang the praises of Mac’s magical “gas-station food” in a feature story that ran in the magazine a

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Second suspect in string of Marshall County burglaries arrested

ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – A burglary suspect police have been searching for since December is in police custody. Albertville police said they arrested Richard Shirley Anderson Wednesday.

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Man arrested in Marshall County for truck theft, drug possession

According to Assistant Chief Steve Guthrie with the Marshall County Sheriff's Office, on February 18, a report was filed that a Dodge Ram had been stolen from the area. Later that day, the sheriff's office says the victim of the theft saw the suspect, John Creamer, driving the stolen truck on Merril

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