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Scammer targeting victims with lost pets, Hoover Police say

Victimizing those already hurting is the plan for one scammer, Hoover Police warn.

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Carlee Russell set to appear in court for first time since kidnapping hoax

The woman accused of faking her own abduction will soon face a judge. Carlee Russell is scheduled to appear in Hoover Municipal Court on October 11, according to reports.

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Hoover City Council passes resolution supporting stricter penalties for false reporting of violent crimes following Carlee Russell kidnapping hoax

The Hoover City Council passed a resolution on Monday urging the Alabama Legislature to increase penalties for false reporting following the Carlee Russell hoax that occurred in the city last month.

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Former law enforcement officers turned lawmakers respond to Hoover police chief call for stricter penalties following Carlee Russell case

Hoover Police chief Nick Derzis said Friday during a press conference that he plans to go to state lawmakers to try and get penalties changed when it comes to reporting false violent crimes. At least two former law enforcement officers turned state representatives are on board.

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Carlee Russell arrested in connection to kidnapping hoax in Hoover; Case could mean changes in Alabama law

More than two weeks after a widespread search for Carlee Russell, she has been charged after authorities said she faked her own kidnapping.

Carlee Russell admits to lying about baby on I-459; Attorney says there was never a kidnapping

The Hoover Police Department announced Monday that Carlee Russell, 25, has admitted to lying about circumstances surrounding her disappearance from the side of the road on Thursday, July 13.

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Should've seen it coming? Ten warning signs from Carlee Russell on social media

A dive into Carlee Russell's social media posts in the wake of her seemingly debunked story of abduction.

misTAKEN: Hoover PD reveal internet searches found in Carlee Russell's phone prior to disappearance — 'No threat to public safety'

Hoover police revealed new information in case of Carlee Russell.

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Parents of Carlee Russell on ‘Today’ show: ‘She was not in a good state’

While investigators continue to try and figure out what exactly happened when 25-year-old Carlee Russell disappeared on the night of Thursday, July 13, her parents are revealing some of what they know on national television.

Missing Hoover woman found safe; Transported to UAB Hospital for evaluation

A woman reported missing out of Hoover has been found safe after a two-day search.

$25,000 offered in case of missing Hoover woman who reported toddler walking on I-459

The Hoover Police Department announced $25,000 was being offered in the search for missing woman Carlethia “Carlee” Nichole Russell.

Woman missing after reporting toddler walking along I-459 in Hoover

The Hoover Police Department is searching for a missing woman after they said she called 911 to report a child walking along Interstate 459 South late Thursday.

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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Hoover Police offering $5,000 for information related to 2020 Valentine's Day shooting of a local woman

Crime Stoppers of Metro Atlanta and the Hoover Police Department are offering up to $5,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of anyone responsible for the 2020 woman of a woman.

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VIDEO: $20k in RC cars stolen in smash and grab at Hoover business

In just under two minutes, two burglars stole around $20,000 worth of merchandise at a model and remote-control car business in Hoover....