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Mount Vernon Police chief terminated following harassment charge

The Mount Vernon City Council voted to terminate its police chief following his December arrest for domestic violence.

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Mount Vernon police chief charged with domestic violence following incident with family member

A South Alabama police chief is facing charges after an incident early Friday morning.

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Deputy Director of Athletics at University of Alabama arrested in domestic violence case

A deputy athletic director for the University of Alabama is facing a domestic violence charge after being arrested just after midnight Sunday by Tuscaloosa Police.

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State Rep. Simpson introduces bill to protect grandparents in response to Daphne quadruple murder

State Rep. Matt Simpson (R-Daphne) introduced House Bill 76 to add protection to grandparents by adding them to existing domestic violence laws.

Penelope Alabama News
First women’s shelter in Alabama still going strong after 44 years

It was in 1978 that Dr. Kathryn Coumanis, a supervisor for the Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR), realized a specific need for women in Alabama. There was a growing problem with domestic violence, and although there were shelters for children, the mothers had nowhere to go. Women were forced to hide in expensive rentals or crash with friends and family who could inadvertently be at risk themselves.

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'Turf War': Local, federal law enforcement challenged by Birmingham's ever-present gang violence threat

Officers say these groups have turf wars - basically, certain groups can’t enter the space occupied by other groups.

Birmingham Police Department officer arrested, charged with domestic assault

A law enforcement officer turned himself into Jefferson County Jail on Sunday following a domestic assault investigation.

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Jefferson County DA's office releases homicide map, hoping for community involvement

Phase one of another initiative to crack down on homicides in Jefferson County has launched and investigators hope it will help the community stay informed and fight violent crime.

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Faith-based women and children’s shelter set to open by the end of the year in Randolph County

There is an effort underway in east Alabama to bring safety and security to abused women and children who otherwise wouldn’t have the opportunity to escape their situations.

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Mayor and Alabama PSC candidate arrested on domestic violence charge

Tallassee Mayor and Alabama Public Service Commission Place One candidate John “Johnny” Hammock, was arrested while on a beach trip...

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Jay Barker charged with assault after incident involving vehicle & wife, Sara Evans

According to reports, former Alabama quarterback Jay Barker was arrested after an incident early Saturday morning in Nashville. Barker...

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ADECA awards $6,8 million to assist domestic violence and sexual assault victims

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs announced on Thursday that Alabama Governor Kay Ivey (R) has awarded $6.8...

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Former Alabama police chief indicted on multiple domestic violence charges

By Craig Monger Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the indictment of Franklin Gregory Jackson, former police chief of Lockhart,...