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Blount County switching ambulance services amidst ongoing EMT shortage

Blount County is switching ambulance contracts after experiencing issues getting ambulances to arrive on time to emergencies.

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Tuberville defends Harsin: ‘He can work his way through it’

Former Auburn football coach U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) defended current Auburn coach Bryan Harsin a few days after a 41-12 home loss Saturday to Penn State.

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Amicus brief filed in support of Eagle Forum's rights after federal government subpoenas group for 'Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act' docs

Several organizations and individuals from across the United States have filed an amicus brief supporting a motion to quash after the Department of Justice subpoenaed a conservative interest group in Alabama.

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Crackdown: Tuscaloosa threatens business owners with arrest for defying city's 'zero tolerance' overcrowding policy

A city attorney in Tuscaloosa recently told businesses to get a grip on the overcrowding issues brought about by Crimson Tide football season or the police would begin making arrests. 

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Marshall, state AGs tell credit card companies to stop new gun buyer ‘list’

Credit card companies should cease implementation of a new merchant category code for purchases at gun stores that would create a “list of gun buyers,” according to a letter sent yesterday by 21 state attorneys general including Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall.

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Child dies after being left in hot car outside of daycare in Blount County

The Oneonta Police Department, the Blount County Sheriff's Office, Blount County DHR and the Blount County District Attorney's Office are investigating after a child was found dead in a hot car.

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Alabama veterans captured by Russian forces released

One hundred and five days after being captured by Russian forces in Ukraine, two military veterans have been released.

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Youth sports coach jailed on rape charge in Roanoke

An east Alabama youth sports coach has been arrested over allegations of ongoing sexual abuse spanning nearly 10 years.

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Dothan becomes 10th Alabama city to approve medical cannabis dispensaries

Dothan became the tenth city in Alabama to pass an ordinance Tuesday morning allowing for the operation of medical cannabis dispensaries within its borders.

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Federal judge blocks execution of Alabama triple-murderer

A federal judge has blocked the lethal injection execution of a convicted triple-murderer in Alabama after a long and tempestuous debate surrounding execution methods.

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The Water Board bureaucracy: How does the Birmingham Water Works Board work?

The Birmingham Water Works currently serves over 600,000 Alabamians in Birmingham and five surrounding counties. It’s the largest water system in Alabama and has largely been the center of controversy in the city over the summer.

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Defense for Dadeville double-murder suspect attempt to block DNA sample

Despite previously admitting to killing his girlfriend and her son, lawyers for double-murder and kidnapping suspect Jose Paulino Pascual-Reyes are appealing the state’s request for a compulsory DNA sample. 

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New details: Coosa County deputy had ride-a-long civilian during shooting; children jumped from window to escape

A Sylacauga man accused of shooting at a deputy in Coosa County has been transferred to the Clay County Jail, and new details have been revealed in court documents.

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Hoover’s Ross Bridge golf course update: ‘It’s a real disaster’

Ross Bridge golf course will probably be under an accelerated renovation plan in 2023 after a recent groundskeeping mistake severely harmed most of its greens a couple of weeks ago.

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Drag queens, Critical Race Theory front and center in Tuesday's Huntsville school board runoff

Tuesday's runoff election for Huntsville Board of Education District 3 has crescendoed in the late stages with accusations flying from both sides.

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Kane Wommack still questioning his late-game decision in South Alabama's loss at UCLA

South Alabama head coach Kane Wommack said he will learn from his choice to run a fourth-down play with the field goal unit on the field late in his team's loss at UCLA.

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Troy looking forward after Saturday's Hail Mary loss at Appalachian State

Troy head coach Jon Sumrall explains what happened in the final seconds of Saturday's loss at Appalachian State.

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ALEA Troopers to be placed at railroad crossings statewide as part of 'Operation Clear Track'

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is raising awareness of railroad crossing safety as part of a national initiative called Operation Clear Track.

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Quarterback position still open as Auburn prepares for SEC play

It is the Monday before SEC football begins for the Auburn Tigers, and the quarterback situation appears to be open according to head coach Bryan Harsin.

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Judge declares mistrial in case of teen accused of killing parents, 3 siblings

A Limestone County judge declared a mistrial on Monday in the case of Mason Wayne Sisk, who is accused of killing five of his family members in 2019. 

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East Limestone High School coach arrested over claims of inappropriate relationship with student

A 25-year-old teacher and coach at East Limestone High School is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student.

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Watch: Alabama Department of Corrections officer allegedly beats, kicks inmate who climbed on roof

A video has surfaced on social media apparently showing an Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) detention officer allegedly beating a man on the roof of its Elmore Correctional Facility.

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Crime Stoppers chairman gives $10 million to UAB, hopes to reduce crime and grow the economy

The University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) received a total of $10 million on Monday to reduce crime and drive economic growth in Birmingham.

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'Fear no weevil': Enterprise's boll weevil monuments, story behind town's bug infestation featured on CBS

The small city of Enterprise was featured on CBS News' "Sunday Morning" show this weekend.

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Cullman man shot at car dealership in Louisiana

A man from Cullman was shot and killed Friday by his co-worker at a Louisiana car dealership, according to police.

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NASA to test Artemis I hydrogen leak repair Wednesday

NASA will begin an Artemis I cryogenic demonstration test beginning at 6:15 a.m. CT on Wednesday.

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3 wanted by Montgomery PD in connection to double shooting that left 1 dead

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers is offering a minimum of $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for a double shooting that left one victim dead.

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