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'Like being married for 25 years, and you find out on TV that your wife wants a divorce': Pelham Mayor Gary Waters talks potential Oak Mountain Amphitheatre move

Pelham Mayor Gary W. Waters spoke to 1819 News on Thursday about the proposal brought before the Jefferson County Commission to replace Pelham’s Oak Mountain Amphitheatre with a new facility in Birmingham.

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Auburn considering new business license revocation policy

Auburn City Council members are considering passing an ordinance to create a new procedure for the revocation of business licenses.

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Freedom From Religion Foundation targets Alabama schools — Warns against 'coercive religious practices'

In response to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruling in favor of a football coach’s right to pray on the field, the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) is launching a campaign in an attempt to educate school administrators on what it perceives to be the limitations of the ruling.

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Jefferson County circuit judge convicted on more ethics charges, blames COVID-19

A Jefferson County circuit judge has been convicted of ethics violations stemming from 2021 charges that found the judge guilty of inserting her opinions into judicial decisions.

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Jefferson County judge who tried ruling the death penalty unconstitutional convicted again for failing to comply with previous sanction

A Jefferson County judge was convicted Tuesday of violating ethics rules by failing to return to work without pay following a previous conviction.

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Threat made at Jefferson County high school inspired by Netflix show 'The Jeffery Dahmer Story'

The Trussville Police Department is investigating threats made at student at Hewitt-Trussville Middle School (HTMS) by a student who was allegedly inspired by the Netflix show “The Jeffery Dahmer Story."

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UAB doctor walks back comments on teen's suicide — 'This was never my intent'

The Alabama Doctor who came under fire for her statements on a transgender teen’s suicide has now walked back her choice of words.

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‘Weird’ flu season predicted by Children’s of Alabama

Doctors at Children’s of Alabama announced they are seeing more cases of flu already this year and said they are expecting a “weird” flu season.

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Oak Mountain Amphitheatre may leave Shelby County; Asks millions from Jefferson County, Birmingham

For the last three-and-a-half decades, Pelham's Oak Mountain Amphitheatre has been a staple of North Shelby County and holds the distinction of being the biggest outdoor music venue in Alabama. But it might be moving to Birmingham, according to a proposed project that could cost up to $50 million.

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State Rep. Stringer: Spike in synthetic drugs could be contributing to aggressive behavior toward law enforcement

While many potential factors contribute to the wave of aggressive behavior toward police, State Rep. Shane Stringer (R-Citronelle) suggested synthetic drugs could play a role in irrational behavior.

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Jefferson County Sheriff hopeful Jared Hudson: Rising crime due to bad leadership, politics

Former Navy Seal Jared Hudson is running for sheriff of Jefferson County — which contains some of the state’s most crime-ridden cities — and he believes the rising trend can be reversed with the right leadership.

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Former Ivey staff attorney pleads guilty to child porn possession

A Birmingham attorney who once served as staff counsel for Gov. Kay Ivey's office pled guilty Tuesday to possession of child pornography.

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Biden signs Tuberville bill to increase life insurance for military service members to $500,000

On Monday, President Joe Biden signed into law a bill sponsored by U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) that increases service members’ life insurance coverage.

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Ex-boyfriend charged with abuse of corpse in case of girl found in shallow grave in Springville

The ex-boyfriend of the Florida woman whose body was found in a shallow grave in St. Clarie County last spring was charged with abuse of corpse.

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Florence man sentenced to 70 years for sexual exploitation of children

A Florence man was sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty to 20 counts of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography.

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Freeze warning issued for most of Alabama: Sub-freezing temps expected tonight

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a freeze warning for much of the southeast and most of Alabama.

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Alabama second to last in energy efficiency, study finds

Alabama ranked the second-least energy-efficient state in a study conducted by WalletHub on the continental United States.

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Medical Cannabis Commission director McMillan: Over 566 medical cannabis requests received; Applications to go out next week

Director of Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission John McMillan said applications for licenses will be going out October 24 along with guidelines on what the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC) is looking for.

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Florence man fires shotgun at house in fight after Alabama-Tennessee ending

Some college football fans take losses worse than others.

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State Sen. Albritton: Ivey has to be 'major player' in gambling solution

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," Albritton argued failure by the House of Representatives to pass legislation had been the reason in the past for the lack of progress on the gaming issue.

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Mo Brooks calls Trump fundraising a 'scam'; Promotes ‘truth in campaign soliciting’

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks called out former President Donald Trump on Monday, accusing him of scamming donors in a fundraising scheme all too common in politics.

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Tallapoosa County tests ES&S voting machines in preparation for midterms

The midterm election is less than a month away, and states and counties are preparing for polling. Part of that preparation involves testing voting machines and making sure all parts are working.

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ADOC: Inmate work stoppages over at all facilities

All inmate workers in Alabama prisons have returned to work after ending their strike on Monday, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC).

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Federal Judge dismisses suit of murder-for-hire convict, execution to proceed in November

A federal judge has thrown out the lawsuit of an Alabama man convicted in a 1988 murder-for-hire.

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'The issue is crime, not race': Tuberville responds to criticism over rally remarks

U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville broke his silence regarding the controversy surrounding comments he made at a Trump-backed political rally in Nevada.

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Victoryland asks Supreme Court to reconsider ‘electronic bingo’ ban

Victoryland Casino officials are asking the Alabama Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to ban “electronic bingo” in Lowndes and Macon Counties. 

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UAB doctor: Transgender teen 'boldly ended her life'

A gender health specialist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) appeared on video referring to the suicide of an underage transgender individual as bold.

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