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Lawsuit on superintendent's contract allowed to continue

Daily Mountain Eagle The Alabama Supreme Court has reversed a circuit judge's decision, allowing a lawsuit to challenge whether an employment contract between the Walker County Board of Education and Superintendent of Education Jason Adkins is constitutional. Meanwhile, Adkins and attorney Ken Guin

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-11-17 06:11:12

Driver charged in 2016 crash that killed tow truck driver

A Tuscaloosa woman charged was charged with criminally negligent homicide Thursday in relation to a 2016 interstate crash that left a tow truck driver dead. John William Hubbard, 25, was killed Dec. 10, 2016 while working at an accident site near the 74-mile marker of Interstate 20/59 in Tuscaloosa

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-11-17 14:36:50

New ordinance bans nighttime shooting in city

Daily Mountain Eagle CORDOVA - The Cordova City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday that prohibits the discharge of firearms at night. The ordinance, which takes effect ... This item is available in full to subscribers. By JENNIFER COHRON Daily Mountain Eagle CORDOVA - The Cordova City Council pass

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-11-17 06:11:11

Man arrested after running over stepfather

A Jasper man was arrested Saturday by members of the Walker County Sheriff's Office after running over his stepfather and fleeing the scene. Bryant Wayne Williams Jr., 27, ... This item is available in full to subscribers. From staff reports A Jasper man was arrested Saturday by members of the Walke


Who is Brett Talley? Trump pick for U.S. court in Alabama draws fire

A controversial judicial nominee in Alabama has an eclectic resume that includes Harvard, horror writing and hunting ghosts, but his lack of trial experience has drawn disapproval from an influential legal organization. Brett Talley is a 36-year-old attorney who grew up in Jasper and attended the Un


Merrill hints at bid for re-election

Secretary of State John Merrill, who has been discussed for other positions in state government, gave indications Monday he is looking at running for re-election in 2018. This item is available in full to subscribers. Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill was the guest speaker at Monday's meeting


NASA says origin of large boom over Alabama is a mystery

NASA scientists in Huntsville, Ala., said Tuesday night that the origin of a mysterious boom that rocked central Alabama earlier Tuesday "remains unclear." The evidence so far is pointing toward a large meteor or some kind of supersonic aircraft. The sound was reported to multiple Birmingham area la


Bevill State working toward new opportunities

DORA - Bevill State Community College is still pursuing its many goals, despite recent budget woes leading to delayed completion dates - but not cancellation - for some planned projects. Dr. Kim Ennis, interim president at Bevill State, spoke at Tuesday's East Walker Chamber of Commerce meeting abou


Children quieted others at California school as gunman fired

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) - Teacher Jennifer Bauman threw herself against a classroom door that wouldn't lock right, terrified that the gunman shooting up her small Northern California elementary school would barrel in and find the children huddled under desks. Shooter Kevin Neal, 44, bypas

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-16 23:42:31

NTSB: Design flaw led to 2014 Glazer plane crash

Ken Glazer filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of his parents, Larry and Jane Glazer, who died in a plane crash in 2014. (Sept. 20, 2016) Olivia Lopez A design flaw was the root cause of the Sept. 5, 2014, plane crash that caused the death of Rochester real estate developer Larry Glazer and hi

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-16 20:38:50

NTSB blames fault with cabin design in report on Glazer plane crash

In a report, the National Transportation Safety Board finds a defect in the plane's cabin design was in part responsible for a deadly plane crash that took the lives of a prominent Rochester developer and his wife. On September 5, 2014, Larry and Jane Glazer died after their plane went down off the

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-17 00:46:00

DA: Troopers justified in using deadly force in shooting

Morganelli says video shows Clary breaking away from the troopers and reaching into his car. The prosecutor says he then "comes out shooting" at the troopers, whom he called "sitting ducks." Morganelli says the troopers followed their training, but used restraint during the violent encounter. Cpl. S

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-16 21:07:36

New cybersecurity companies cuts ribbon in Victor

Thursday, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the new Cyflare Command Center in Victor. It's staffed with certified security experts 24-7. They monitor cyber security technology for companies and step in when there could be a security problem. News partner, News10NBC In the wake of massive data

MPNNOW - 2017-11-17 11:33:59

Veterans visit Victor students to commemorate Veterans Day

Students spend the day connecting to the past, community and classmates. VICTOR - Many connections were made by a variety of special guests Nov. 9 at the Victor Intermediate School's Veterans Day assembly for sixth-graders at the Junior High/Senior High Arts Center. The cornerstone of the program wa

MPNNOW - 2017-11-17 21:10:01

The Latest: LA County patrol car collision kills 2 children

Los Angeles police have released new information from the investigation of a fatal traffic collision involving a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department vehicle. A police statement Friday says the sheriff's patrol car was responding to an emergency call around 7:30 p.m. Thursday when it collided wit

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-17 23:16:29

Former East Rochester judge Terrence Brown-Steiner disbarred; admits misappropriating $400,000

A local lawyer who until last month served as an East Rochester town justice has been disbarred after admitting to a legal disciplinary committee that he bilked clients and misappropriated nearly $400,000. The lawyer, Terrence Brown-Steiner, admitted to the theft of some client payments and agreed t

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-17 15:15:29

Austin man killed in motorcycle crash near Hutto

HUTTO, Texas - The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified the motorcyclist who was killed in a crashed Thursday afternoon near Hutto. DPS said Michal Bradford Simms, 55, of Austin was traveling westbound on U.S. 79 east of Hutto shortly before 2 p.m. Nov. 16 when his motorcycle crossed the

KVUE - 2017-11-17 19:21:30

What Austin said about #Boomtown, KVUE's Live Doc

AUSTIN - Austin, Texas has become one of the fastest growing cities in America with a population doubling about every 20 years. On Nov. 16, KVUE News aired the Boomtown: KVUE Live Doc which took a deeper look at the pros and cons of the thriving city. Also, discussing aspects of old and new Austin f

KVUE - 2017-11-17 19:32:28

Hillary Clinton in Austin on Friday for book signing

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be in Austin on Nov. 17 for a book signing. The book signing event will start at 12 p.m. at BookPeople near West Sixth and Lamar, where Clinton will be signing copies of her book "What Happened." Additional copies will be available on sit

KVUE - 2017-11-17 15:55:40

Who Is Cast in the Story of Austin Food?

Mando Rayo (Photo by John Anderson) Rising property values and stiff competition mean restaurants live and die by media exposure. It's a harried cycle revolving around restaurant openings, closings, and reviews, and the coverage is disproportionately leaving out minority-owned food businesses. Thou

AUSTIN CHRONICLE - 2017-11-17 19:33:55