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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

Blountsville woman dead after her car left the road and struck a ditch near Oneonta

An elderly woman died Thursday when she drove into a ditch on Valley Grove Road, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Marilyn D. Williams, 74, was driving a 2010 Chevrolet HHR on Valley Grove Road when the crash happened. She was pronounced dead at the scene, troopers said. The crash hap

AL.COM - 2018-01-19 02:58:23

Hoover Police Looking For Tire Thief

HOOVER, AL - The Hoover Police Department is looking for a black male who they believe has been involved in five instances of theft between November 29 and January 10. He is driving a maroon Ford Fusion, and the thefts occurred in Hoover, but some believe he has committed similar crimes in other cit

PATCH - 2018-01-19 13:30:00

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

Federal, state prosecutors join forces to keep dangerous criminals behind bars longer

Federal and state prosecutors are joining forces in an initiative aimed at cracking down on violent convicts and making sure they spend more time behind bars. U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town on Thursday met with district attorneys from across the state - including all 27 in the Northern District of Alabam

AL.COM - 2018-01-19 12:30:17

Irondale mom says 5-year-old son was left alone on school bus all day

Updated: 5:06 PM CST Jan 18, 2018 The mother of a 5-year-old kindergarten student at Grantswood Community School in Irondale says her child was left alone on a school bus all day Thursday. WVTM 13's Erin Kelly is working to learn more right now.

WVTM13.COM - 2018-01-18 23:06:00

Murder charge filed in shooting death of Birmingham father of 3

A 24-year-old convicted felon is now back in jail and charged in the shooting death of one of his friends. Birmingham police on Wednesday confirmed the murder warrant against Luther Gray in the Monday-morning shooting death of 28-year-old Eric Cotton, a father of three children under the age of 10.


Bama-born comedian Dusty Slay lights up laughs at Mae's Food Hall

For a redneck dude from a broken home and a South Alabama trailer park, Dusty Slay has kept a pretty decent sense of humor - even as his world has gotten bigger. "Growing up in Alabama, my mom lived in a trailer; my dad on a farm right outside of La Fayette," Slay recalls. "The only thing there is o

CULLMAN TIMES - 2018-01-20 03:00:00

Galveston County carjacker captured after chase

At about 5:15 a.m. Friday, Jan. 19, deputies from the Galveston County Sheriff's Office were notified of an aggravated robbery and car jacking in Texas City. A white Kia Soul was taken during the commission of this offense, and deputies immediately set up to watch for the vehicle. Soon thereafter, a

THEEXAMINER.COM - 2018-01-19 21:26:00

Wanted man arrested after chase through Texas City

A Galveston man who was sought for escaping Texas City police in a stolen police vehicle Monday was arrested Friday. He is facing multiple charges over a separate reported robbery, car-jacking and police chase in Texas City early Friday morning. At about 4:40 a.m. Friday morning, police responded to

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 04:00:00

Blaze claims 90-year-old man's home

LAKE JACKSON - A 90-year-old man escaped his burning house without injury Wednesday evening, and investigators said a malfunctioning furnace likely started the fire. Lake Jackson Fire Marshal Randy Crim said James Lander, the sole resident of his home in the 800 block of Azalea Street, attempted to

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Bullets found inside Amegy Bank building on West Loop after windows shot out

HOUSTON - Houston police said they found bullets inside the Amegy Bank building on the West Loop on Friday. Three windows appeared to have been shot out, according to a photo obtained by KPRC. Around 5 a.m., Houston police said they received a call from a security guard at the building, at 171 Wes

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-19 23:30:49

Several Injured In Train And Car Collision in Fort Bend County

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX - The Fort Bend Sheriff's office is reporting multiple injuries after a train and car collided early Friday evening at FM 762 and FM 2759. Deputies said to expect heavy delays in the area. Patch will report more details as they become available.

PATCH - 2018-01-19 23:47:25

Clute trims city manager field from 38 to 18

CLUTE - City Manager Gary Beverly is certain of his March 31 retirement date, but who his successor will be and whether Beverly will have time to train that person remains unclear. The city had 38 contenders for the city manager position when it stopped accepting applications Jan. 7. With the help o

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

NASA Removes First African-American Set For Space Station Flight

HOUSTON, TX - Jeanette Epps was set to make history that's out of this world. Just last year after it was announced she would be part of this summer's crew headed to the International Space Station, it was also realized she would become the first African-American to visit the ISS. That all changed l

PATCH - 2018-01-20 00:48:32

Man found guilty of stabbing fiance to death in Fort Bend County

A Fort Bend County jury ruled a Nigerian immigrant was guilty in the 2015 stabbing death of his fiance on Friday. Osa Alohaneke, 59, was living in an area of southwest Houston located in Fort Bend County with his fiance, 52-year-old Evelyne Ebane Epiepang, when he allegedly attacked her and her frie

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-19 23:39:00

Police: Eight tied to Madisonville thefts arrested

Eight people have been arrested in Madisonville on charges of engaging in organized criminal activity in connection to several burglaries and thefts in the community. According to the Madisonville Police Department, authorities arrested Robert Sanchez, David Harris, Michael Grisham, Robert David Pla

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2018-01-20 06:00:00

DPS reminding drivers to move over, slow for parked emergency vehicles

The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced plans to crack down on drivers who do not move over a lane or slow down when passing certain vehicles on the side of the road that have emergency lights activated. According to DPS spokesman Sgt. Jimmy Morgan, although the "Move Over/Slow Down" law

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2018-01-20 06:00:00

Red Cross installing smoke alarms in Brazos County Saturday

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - Smoke alarms can mean living or dying if your house catches on fire. Fire experts say you only have about two minutes to get out if there's one. The Red Cross is working to make homes safer with a special event this weekend, but they need more help. Volunteers are get

KBTX.COM - 2018-01-20 01:50:00

Firefighters respond to duplex fire in College Station

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - College Station firefighters responded to a duplex fire in the 700 block of Concho Place off Welsh Avenue Friday afternoon. The fire was reported around 5:30 p.m. Flames were reportedly shooting from the front window of the 711 side of the duplex when firefighters arri

KBTX.COM - 2018-01-20 02:53:00