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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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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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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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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Police officer shot multiple times in standoff at Hoover apartment complex

A Hoover police officer was shot multiple times in a standoff at an apartment complex on Sunday morning.

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State Treasurer Boozer, Retirement Systems of Alabama deny using ESG criteria for investments

Alabama state treasurer Young Boozer assured that the Alabama State Treasury (AST) does not make investment decisions using ESG criteria.

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State Sen. Elliott calls Ivey's West Alabama Corridor Project 'nonsense'; Says better to invest in growing areas

Dividing up government funds and resources can be a challenge, but State Senator Christ Elliott (R-Josephine) believes investing in areas that are growing instead of shrinking would be a good start.

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Black box voting: Confessions of an elections hacker (Part 2)

Cyber security expert and certified ethical hacker Clay Parikh is part of a legal effort here in the state to test and evaluate the security level and accuracy of our voting machines.

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Lt. Gov. Ainsworth: I-65 widening from Tennessee line to Mobile 'should have been done decades ago'

From state line to state line, Georgia's portion of Interstate 75 is six-laned. Many of the exits along Georgia's longest Interstate highway, from the suburbs south of Chattanooga, Tenn. to Valdosta, have $1 billion in business investment, ranging from distribution centers to hotels, motels and restaurants. Alabama's version of Interstate 75, which is Interstate 65, pales in comparison.

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