November 26, 2020

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Murder trial begins in case of husband accused of bludgeoning wife to death

Jury selection began on Monday morning, Nov. 16, to kick off what is expected to be a busy ... Read more | Add your comment

Alabama city moves ahead on Mardi Gras plans amid pandemic

The city of Mobile is moving ahead with plans to hold Mardi Gras celebrations in early 2021 despite ... Read more | Add your comment

Enough already! Forecasters looking at another potential tropical weather system

Even the meteorologists are getting tired of the current hurricane season. As parts of the country were cleaning ... Read more | Add your comment

Hurricane Zeta slams South, leaves path of destruction across Alabama

Hurricane Zeta surprised weather forecasters Wednesday as it strengthened just before making landfall and plowed ashore, leaving a ... Read more | Add your comment

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Husband guilty of manslaughter in online model wife’s death

An Alabama jury found the husband of an online adult model guilty of manslaughter in her death. The unanimous verdict came down late Friday in ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Saturday, November 21, 2020 6:07 am

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Alabama man arrested in 1987 killing of Illinois woman, 19

An Alabama man has been arrested in the 1987 killing of a 19-year-old northern Illinois woman following his indictment by a grand jury on first-degree ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, November 20, 2020 2:16 pm

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Alabama superintendent wants schools to remain in-person

Despite a surge in COVID-19 cases in Alabama, state Superintendent Eric Mackey said he wants schools to return in-person class after Thanksgiving holidays. “We will ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, November 20, 2020 9:35 am

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Alabama man arrested, charged with sexual extortion

A 20-year-old Alabama man was arrested and accused of sexual extortion, authorities said. Aden Willis Yeager faces several charges including sexual extortion and possession and ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, November 20, 2020 9:34 am

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Jury sees texts between online model, husband tried in death

Jurors in the trial of a man charged with the murder of his wife, an online adult model who lived a double life as a ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, November 20, 2020 9:31 am

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Woman gets 15 years jail for forging drug test results, costing parents custody of children

A former owner of an Alabama drug testing lab was sentenced to jail on Nov. 12  after she was found guilty of falsifying drug test ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Friday, November 20, 2020 9:22 am

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Alabama man arrested in 1995 slaying after calling police to confess

The days without an arrest turned into months and then years after someone killed Christopher Alvin Dailey in 1995. While never closed, the case went ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, November 20, 2020 9:06 am

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Alabama federal grand jury indicts five people for transporting illegal aliens

Five people have been indicted for transporting illegal aliens within the United States. The indictments by a federal grand jury were announced by U.S. Attorney ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 10:45 am

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Alabama sorority nixes 600-person ‘Farm Party’ after national story shined spotlight on virus worries related to event

A University of Alabama sorority canceled plans for a city-approved party for as many as 600 people following complaints that the huge outdoor bash could ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:09 am

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Alabama adding 2,000 virus cases daily as hospitals fill

More than 2,000 new cases of COVID-19 have been added daily over the last week across Alabama as hospitals treat more and more people suffering ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:01 am

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Six people injured when Gadsden trolley overturns in collision

A collision between a small bus and a sport-utility vehicle left six people injured on Tuesday, authorities said. News outlets reported that a bus with ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:57 pm

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Man with gun found on restaurant roof, killed after standoff with Alabama police

A man who was found on the roof of an Alabama restaurant is dead after being shot by police during a standoff early Tuesday, authorities ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:31 pm

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Bullet fired into home of new Selma mayor

A bullet was fired into the home of recently inaugurated Mayor James Perkins, causing minor damage but injuring no one, and authorities are trying to ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, November 16, 2020 1:46 pm

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Alabama Rep. Robert Aderholt in quarantine over COVID-19

Republican Rep. Robert Aderholt said he is in quarantine and will miss votes this week after being potentially exposed to COVID-19. Aderholt, who won a ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, November 16, 2020 1:42 pm

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Man gets murder charge while out on bond in separate slaying

A 22-year-old Alabama man who was charged with murder Tuesday was out on bond in a separate slaying when he was arrested. Authorities arrested LeQuinton ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Friday, November 13, 2020 9:23 am

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Golden Boy Foods to create 67 jobs in $13M Alabama expansion

A food manufacturing company is set to expand its production of peanut butter products in southeast Alabama with a $13 million project. Gov. Kay Ivey ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Friday, November 13, 2020 9:19 am

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Prosecutors seek trial date for indicted Alabama sheriff

Prosecutors are asking a judge to set a trial date for a longtime Alabama sheriff who has continued to serve despite being indicted on theft ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 1:39 pm

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Jack’s celebrates 60 years today with $1 burgers

It alls started with a hamburger — one juicy beef patty topped with onions, pickles on a toasted premium artisan bun. Oh and don’t forget ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 12:31 pm

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Ring recalls thousands of doorbells after reports of fire damage

Amazon-subsidiary Ring is recalling hundreds of thousands of video doorbells after receiving reports of them catching fire. The recall was issued after the company received ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 6:26 am

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COVID-19 positive teens at-large after escaping juvenile treatment facility

Four teenagers, who had tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus, escaped from a Middle Tennesse treatment facility for juveniles. The teens were in isolation after ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 6:00 am

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COVID-19 hospitalizations up more than 45% in Alabama

Hospitalizations from COVID-19 have increased more than 45% in the last month in Alabama, reaching a level by Monday not seen since the illness caused ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:25 pm

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Alabama prosecutor indicted on ethics, perjury charges

An east Alabama prosecutor was indicted on multiple charges of using his office for personal gain by allegedly using his position to benefit his family ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:24 pm

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Associated Press: Biden defeats Trump to become 46th U.S. president

Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, November 7, 2020 11:11 am

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Alabama reaches $60M settlement with Terminix over overcharging customers

Alabama reaches $60 million settlement with Terminix Alabama has reached a $60 million settlement with Terminix International for systematically overcharging customers for termite services and ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, November 5, 2020 9:20 pm

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Governor extends Alabama mask order, eases occupancy limits

Alabama is extending a public health order requiring face masks in public but lifting occupancy limits on stores and other places as deaths and hospitalizations ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, November 5, 2020 9:15 pm