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Limestone Correctional Facility guard charged with smuggling hamburgers, magazines, smartwatches into prison

Another corrections officer at Limestone Correctional Facility has been charged with using his position for personal gain and promoting prison contraband for allegedly smuggling items, including hamburgers, into prison.

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Counties in north Alabama shut down travel as snow, ice cover roadways

Following days of subzero temperatures, an afternoon wintery mix of snow and ice on Monday caused several north Alabama counties to shut down their roads due to treacherous traveling conditions.

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ADEM asks residents to stop dripping faucets after freeze as water utilities struggle to keep up with increased demand

Running a water faucet at a slow drip has been a common way home and business owners have avoided frozen pipes, but it’s now — along with major leaks and other issues — led to a dangerous decrease in water supplies across the state.

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Autauga County Sheriff Joe Sedinger dies unexpectedly

The Autauga County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday the sudden death of Sheriff Joe Sedinger.

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Underground fire continues to burn at Moody landfill

The Moody Fire Department is monitoring a large landfill fire that is causing smoke to fill the air for miles.

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Residents in east Alabama experiencing 'major' water shortage due to low level on Alabama Power lake and 'major' leak

Some people in east Alabama are quickly running out of water, causing panic as utility companies work to respond.

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Some Birmingham flights canceled during deadly winter storm, other flights delayed across the state

As Christmas vacationers depart Alabama airports, they could be faced with flight delays and cancelations due to the severe winter storm that carried extremely low temperatures and icy conditions to many areas of the United States this weekend.

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New Year’s Eve: 10 ways to welcome Alabama into 2023

The start of 2023 is coming this weekend, and if you’re not gathering with friends and family to count down the New Year at home, there are plenty of events throughout the state to attend. Here’s a list of 10 ways to spend New Year’s Eve in Alabama:

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Overdoses overwhelm law enforcement — 'Enough fentanyl off Birmingham streets in 2022 to kill the entire state population of Alabama'

The Department of Homeland Security seized enough fentanyl off of Birmingham streets in 2022 to kill the entire state population of Alabama. Think about that for a minute.

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Deep freeze threatens Selma water supply — 'THIS IS AN EMERGENCY! We must stop as many leaks as possible or we will run out of water'

Selma Mayor James Perkins declared a local state of emergency late Sunday, warning of the possibility the city could run out of water.

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These W.S. Neal Middle School teachers are true 'Jingle Belles'

Recently at a Veterans Day ceremony held at W.S. Neal Middle School in East Brewton, a group of sixth graders took to the stage and entertained the crowd with a perfect rendition of “America the Beautiful.”

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Groundbreaking for Blanket Fort Hope Children’s Home signals beginning of life-saving hope for trafficking survivors

This Christmas, children who have survived sex trafficking can have more hope thanks to a non-profit in Shelby County.

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Watch: KwikLetter creator Jim Hicks discusses app that allows users to send letters to government officials from phone

KwikLetter is an app that allows citizens to deliver printed letters to their public representatives right from their phones.

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Montgomery on Forbes top 10 list of most affordable cities to buy a home

Montgomery made a Forbes list as the 8th best metropolitan city to buy a home, amongst other cities that have experienced population decline in recent years.

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Political powerhouse for over 50 years continues to impact policy through activism and true love of country and state

It was during a study group in the late 1960s that a newlywed couple had an experience that would change both of their lives and the future of Alabama. Albert Lee and Eunie Smith had only been married a year and for the most part, was an average, young couple, going about their days enjoying life and each other.

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Alabama Supreme Court sides with Baldwin County in dispute with Gulf Shores over one-cent sales tax

The Alabama Supreme Court affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by Gulf Shores City Schools (GSCS) asking for a share of a one-cent sales tax that goes to schools in Baldwin County.

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NPR report finds Matrix paid ABC News reporter to use credentials to give unfavorable coverage to Florida foes

Less than a week after NPR claimed to discover financial connections between a consulting firm representing two Southern power companies and several statewide media outlets, a further report claims there are ties between the same firm and a reporter with ABC News.

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Gov. Kay Ivey visits two Alabama prisons amid continued ADOC drama

Governor Kay Ivey spent the earlier part of the week visiting two Alabama Prisons to demonstrate her appreciation and support for correctional officers and support staff.

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Some inmates at Limestone Correctional facility go without heat, extra blankets as cold front moves in

Some inmates in Limestone Correctional Facility are reportedly enduring the Christmas season without heat or additional blankets.

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Birmingham Water Works to resume stoppage policy in February, urges customers to bring accounts current

After a year of billing issues and public outrage, the Birmingham Water Works will resume cutting off water to delinquent customers in February, the utility announced on Wednesday.

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106 years ago today: Alabama’s blind golfing legend Charley Boswell born in Birmingham

On an autumn day in 1970, former Crimson Tide football player and World War II veteran Charley Boswell miraculously scored a hole-in-one on the 17th course of the Vestavia Country Club. It just so happens that Boswell was blind.

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Hard freeze tonight across Alabama; Flurries, wintry mix possible in northern part of the state

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued several warnings, watches and advisories across the state of Alabama ahead of an arctic blast that is expected to bring along a hard freeze and strong winds Thursday evening.

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'Prisoner of Love': Movie about Casey White's and Vicky White’s escape from Alabama prison premieres on Tubi

The story of the prison break and consecutive nationwide manhunt for convicted murderer Casey White now has its first cinematic rendition less than a year after the incident.

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Blount County Circuit Judge suspended over allegations of judicial ethics violations

Blount County Circuit Judge Steven D. King has been suspended from the bench over allegations he violated the canons of judicial ethics.

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Montgomery Mayor Reed plays race card in ARPA funding dispute — 'Seems like there are some things that happen now that we’ve got a black mayor'

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed lashed out at city council members Tuesday night claiming their proposal to split federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding was an attempt to "strip" and "gut" his authority and was possibly racially motivated.

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Homeless man sleeping in Huntsville dumpster saved after garbage truck pickup

A homeless man sleeping inside a dumpster got a rude awakening Monday when a garbage collection truck came around.

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Daphne special school tax increase set to go into effect in Jan. 1

Property owners in Daphne will soon be paying more taxes after voters approved a special school tax last August.

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