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Fatal wreck on Highway 79 near Pinson kills driver, passenger

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies today were on the scene of a fatal traffic accident near Pinson at the intersection of Alabama Highway 79 and Bradford Road. Just before 2 p.m. deputies responded to a report of a single car accident at the intersection. O

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-20 20:49:08

Woman pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2016 shooting death of Birmingham woman

Natasha Jones-Chain, charged with capital murder, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the shooting death of 23-year-old Jessica McDonald. (Kirsten Fiscus / The Anniston Star) Nearly a year after the shooting death of a Birmingham woman, a Chattanooga woman charged in the case pleaded guilty to manslau

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-20 20:57:00

Man shot in Jefferson County crashes his car on way to hospital in Birmingham

WVTM 13SOURCE: WVTM 13 Updated: 4:10 PM CDT Sep 20, 2017 The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in the Huffman area that injured a man Wednesday afternoon. According to a release, deputies were called to a crash scene in Birmingham around 2 p.m. and arrived to find a ma

WVTM13.COM - 2017-09-20 21:10:00

Report: Fatal plane crash during 'American Made' film blamed in part on Tom Cruise

The loved ones of two people who died during a plane crash while filming for "American Made" claim Tom Cruise is partially to blame for it. The Blast reports from court documents that the families of Alan Purwin and Carlos Berl believe the famous actor and director Doug Liman "contributed to the cir

WABM68.COM - 2017-09-20 14:22:27

Fight over labeling of 'flushable' wipes headed to federal court

WASHINGTON - The question of whether flushable wipes - used by potty-training toddlers and people looking beyond traditional toilet paper - are clogging sewer systems will be hashed out in federal court, where a manufacturer has sued the District of Columbia over a new city law regulating when such

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:30:00

The Oklahoma priest who could become the first American-born man to be canonized a saint

A priest from Okarche, Oklahoma, a very small town perhaps most famous for the succulent fried chicken at Eischen's Bar, could help to revitalize the U.S. Catholic Church as the first man and first priest born in this country to be canonized a saint. Perhaps an unlikely candidate to spur such a mome

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 18:55:00

Your Social Security number may not be secure. But how could we replace it?

They're supposed to be the nine most closely guarded numbers in your life. But with an ever-growing number of companies asking for Social Security numbers - and then hit by cyber breaches exposing them - experts say the Social Security number is clearly a flawed way to accurately identify someone. I

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 16:24:00

New, renovated buildings slated for local schools

The Jefferson County Board of Education has released a three-phase plan to build seven new schools and perform major renovations at nine more over the next three years. Nez Calhoun, spokesperson for the Jefferson County Board of Education, said the move was aimed at getting students out of trailers

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 16:12:00

Hawaii prepares for nuclear attack, trying not to scare the daylights out of residents and tourists

HONOLULU - As North Korean missiles soar over the Pacific and seismographs keep vigil for tremors in the vicinity of Pyongyang, officials in Hawaii are doing what they must: preparing for the possibility of a nuclear attack. But it's a delicate task, especially when word gets out, as it did this wee

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 15:45:00

Irma's Georgia damage assessments underway

ATLANTA - Astrid Palomares boarded up her Colquitt County home, stocked up on bottled water and food, and awaited Irma's fury. So when Hurricane Irma weakened to a tropical storm before thrashing its way through southwest Georgia, the Norman Park woman was relieved. But that relief soon morphed into

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 22:20:00

Five indicted for allegedly defrauding Dolly Parton's foundation

Last year, Dolly Parton set up a foundation to help people who lost their homes in the wildfires that ravaged Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and her beloved Smokey Mountains. Her charity has already handed out $9 million to the fire victims. But now, five people have been indicted after being caught in an e

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:45:00

Friday Night Blitz: Alabama high school football Week 5 coverage lineup

Check out the Friday Night Blitz coverage lineup for week five of Alabama high school football! Be sure to watch Friday Night Blitz Rivals Gameday on My 68 at 6:30 p.m., and stay tuned for the games at 7 p.m. Game highlights and interviews will be featured on Friday Night Blitz on ABC 33/40. COVERAG

WABM68.COM - 2017-09-21 15:29:35

Woman asked to leave Texas high school football game over KKK shirt

School administrators earlier this month asked a woman to leave a Texas high school football game after she refused to cover up her t-shirt, which bore an image of a Ku Klux Klan member alongside the words "Fetch the rope." Officials in Quinlan, Texas, said the woman was attending a Sept. 8 football

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 21:10:00

After Harvey and Irma, flood-damaged cars could flood car-sales market

In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, used car buyers across the country should be on high alert for deals that seem "too good to be true." According to Carfax Public Relations Manager Christopher Basso, almost half of flood-damaged vehicles return to the road in one form or another. Considerin

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 19:05:00

Indiana man builds more than 800 water pumps for South American villages

LOGANSPORT, Ind. - Ben Yantis has made more than 800 hand water pumps based off his design over the past 15 years for villages of a South American country to get clean water. The 80-year-old Indiana resident isn't planning on stopping anytime soon. His water pump deliveries are just one part of his

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 18:00:00

A teacher's quick reaction saves lives in Illinois high school cafeteria shooting

The main entrance to Mattoon High School Wednesday afternoon after a shooting that left one student injured took place that morning. The suspected gunman was taken into custody by Mattoon Police.Keith Stewart MATTOON, Ill.-- Officials praised the quick reaction of a high school teacher who subdued a

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 00:37:00

Puerto Rico entirely without power as Hurricane Maria hammers island

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Hurricane Maria delivered a destructive full-body blow to this U.S. territory on Wednesday, ripping off metal roofs, generating terrifying and potentially lethal flash floods, knocking out 100 percent of the island's electrical grid, and decimating some communities. With sust

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 12:20:00

Neighbors yell 'he can't hear you' before Oklahoma City officer fatally shoots deaf man

Neighbors yelled "he can't hear you!" But the two officers kept shouting commands. Sgt. Christopher Barnes and Lt. Matthew Lindsey ordered Magdiel Sanchez to drop a 2-foot-long metal pipe. Instead, the 35-year-old stepped from the porch of the single-story house in suburban Oklahoma City, apparently

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 12:13:00

Boston's fate lies with a zombie hurricane as Maria moves north

Hurricane Maria continued its thunderous roll northward as forecasters struggled to pin down a trajectory. Whether the storm makes landfall again could be determined by a zombie. That's what former Hurricane Jose will soon be in the meteorological vernacular, a once-dangerous tropical system that ha

NJEFFERSONNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 11:50:00

3 killed in 2 separate eastern Jefferson County traffic crashes

Three people were killed Wednesday in two separate traffic crashes in eastern Jefferson county. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office on Thursday identified those victims as Adam Lee Roberts, Ashley Nicole Gills and Sue Lenox Curlee. Roberts and Gills died after a single-vehicle wreck in Pinson. Cur

AL.COM - 2017-09-21 14:19:39