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Alleged Police Assault Caught on Camera in Bessemer

BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) -- An alleged police assault was caught on camera. The dramatic video is now the subject of a lawsuit. Joseph Robinson tells his attorney, LaShunta Robinson, he was traveling home from school at Lawson State Community College. He was pulled over by Bessemer Police, that's when

CBS42.COM - 2018-10-20 03:30:02

How a black woman took down one of America's most notorious mob bosses - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

From Elliot Ness to Robert Kennedy, America has a long history of crusaders against organized crime, but one name is far less known. Back in the 1930s, Eunice Carter, a granddaughter of slaves, became New York’s first African-American assistant district attorney. She’s credited with helping take dow

WCBI.COM - 2018-10-20 12:53:39

Gov. Kay Ivey channels her inner Trump in campaign speech

Gov. Kay Ivey channeled her inner Donald Trump on Saturday, touting her achievements during her short tenure as governor as evidence she's earned a full term. Speaking to the Republican Men's Club in Huntsville, Ivey recited familiar stump speech material - including her anecdote of being the undefe

AL.COM - 2018-10-20 18:12:22

Why Alabama made change at punter

The Tide made the change this week, switching from Skyler DeLong to Bernier, a senior from Madison.

AL.COM - 2018-10-20 20:09:00

Shelby County unable to rally past Central-Tuscaloosa, will miss playoffs - Shelby County Reporter

By CHRIS MEGGINSON | For the ReporterCOLUMBIANA –Shelby County put together a high-scoring second half, but was unable to complete its rally in the final home game of the season, falling to the Falcons, 50-44, Friday night, Oct. 19.“I’m proud of the kids. They played hard and fought to the end. We h

SHELBY REPORTER - 2018-10-20 06:36:41

Thirty thousand dollars worth of guitars are stolen from Tuscaloosa County family

FOSTERS, Ala. (WIAT)-Investigators in Tuscaloosa county are trying to track down burglars who stole thirty thousand dollars worth of classic guitars and a sound system from a family property in the Fosters community. The break in happened in September while Sue Stoneciphers family was out of town


West Alabama mom threatened teacher, kicked school resource officer in the chest, authorities say

Hale County District Attorney Michael Jackson said Clayton is charged with third-degree assault on a law enforcement officer, obstructing government operations, resisting arrest, carrying a pistol without a license, possession of a firearm on school property, possession of drug paraphernalia.


Family sought for woman found dead in Birmingham apartment

Authorities are trying to find family members of a woman found dead this week in her Birmingham apartment. Mary Gullet McCrimon, 67, was discovered inside her apartment at Bankhead Towers on Wednesday. Jefferson County coroner's officials said a pest control company doing routine spraying knocked on

AL.COM - 2018-10-19 16:34:41

ALDOT warns Tuscaloosa drives of upcoming road closure-related work on I-59/20

McFarland Boulevard, directly under the interstate, will be closed in both directions from Tuesday until Friday between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. only. It will then remain closed around the clock beginning Friday at 11 p.m. until Monday at 5 a.m. Law enforcement will be on site to assist with traffic.


Chris Stapleton packs Tuscaloosa Amphitheater for soulful, whiskey-soaked evening

The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater couldn't have picked a better way to close its 2018 season, with Chris Stapleton's soulful country crooning serenading the year to a close. On a gorgeous and mercifully cool evening in the Druid City, the country star returned to the venue for the first time since 2016, w

AL.COM - 2018-10-19 13:36:07

Walt Maddox holds presser on Gov. Kay Ivey allegations

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) -- Walt Maddox addressed the media at one of his offices in Tuscaloosa on Thursday and has seven questions that he demands Gov. Ivey responds to. A media report from earlier this week alleges that Gov. Kay Ivey was rushed to the hospital suffering from symptoms of a stroke d


Second prostitution sting nets nine arrests in North Shelby County - Shelby County Reporter

Abhinav Gautam, 23, of BirminghamBruce Beasley, 53, of McMinnville, TennesseeCharles Herron, 23, of Mountain BrookDamion Simon, 41, of BirminghamDennis Cauch, 41, of Frankfort, KentuckyEdgar Garcia, 34, of Vestavia HillsRobert Jernigan, 33, of BirminghamSamuel Montoya, 21, of BirminghamZyon Bradford

SHELBY REPORTER - 2018-10-19 21:38:52

Organizers decide to end Sloss Fest

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Sloss Fest is no more. The decision was announced Friday afternoon. The post says in part that "after several weeks of examination and thorough consideration of the unique challenges we face in producing Sloss Fest, we have come to the decision to end the event." The mid-summ

WSFA - 2018-10-19 21:34:44

Alabama football fans: Things to do in Knoxville if you're catching the Tennessee game

Heading to Knoxville this weekend?Alabama fans hope the winning streak against one of its biggest rivals stays intact on the road this weekend.The hometown Tennessee Volunteers hope to shake things up in the SEC and greater college football landscape.Including the game, here's what fans need to know


4 from Birmingham charged in south Alabama kidnappings, double murder

Four Birmingham residents, including an 18-year-old arrested earlier this year after he tried to run over two lawmen, have been charged in a double murder in south Alabama. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall on Thursday announced the arrests in connection with the June slayings of Cortez Deez a


Watch live: Alabama QB commit Paul Tyson leads Hewitt-Trussville vs. Tuscaloosa County

Hewitt-Trussville will try to bounce back after falling 20-17 to Mountain Brook last week, ending the Huskies' six-game winning streak. Tuscaloosa County, meanwhile, is trying to build on last week's 10-7 victory over Oak Mountain that snapped the Wildcats' five-game win streak. The two teams meet t

AL.COM - 2018-10-19 22:54:50

The Weather Authority: Dry today, some light rain Saturday morning

CLOUDS MOVE IN LATER TODAY: It is a fair and cool morning across the great state of Alabama... here are some temperatures just before sunrise... Russellville 43 Decatur 45 Courtland 45 Scottsboro 46 Haleyville 47 Gadsden 47 Black Creek 47 Hueytown 49 Clouds will begin to move in this afternoon, but

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Gov. Kay Ivey's health, Walt Maddox's coverup allegations: What we know

Gov. Kay Ivey has not been hospitalized overnight for any reason since an incident in 2015, according to her campaign staff, disputing claims by Democratic challenger Walt Maddox that a conspiracy to cover up her ill health led to the demotion of a state trooper. Here's the latest on Ivey, Maddox an


Alabama's 'war on marijuana' topic of new report by law centers

A new report on "Alabama's War on Marijuana," released today by the Alabama Appleseed Center for Law & Justice and the Southern Poverty Law Center, calls prosecution of marijuana possession a wasteful use of state law enforcement that discriminates against blacks. "This war on marijuana is one whose


Maddox alleges cover-up in Ivey's 2015 hospitalization

Gov. Kay Ivey and Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox will face off for the Alabama governor's seat in November. (abc3340.com) Gubernatorial candidate Walt Maddox is asking Alabama Governor Kay Ivey to release more information on her 2015 hospitalization, including if her office told the state trooper acco

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