January 28, 2021

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GoFundMe set up for Alabama 14-year-old killed in Fultondale tornado

In less than 25 hours, a GoFundMe page has raised nearly $40,0000 to support the family of 14-year-old Elliott Hernandez, who was killed in this ... Read more

2 hours ago by Alabama Now.

Two men allegedly steal thousands in jewelry from Walmarts in at least three states

Two men are facing theft and receiving stolen property charges after allegedly stealing from several Walmarts in at least three states. Frankfort, Kentucky, police officers ... Read more

2 hours ago by Alabama Now.

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More contagious strain of coronavirus found in Alabama

The more highly transmissible COVID-19 variant first detected in the United Kingdom has infected three people in Alabama, state health officials said Wednesday. The variant ... Read more

14 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Alabama man accused of aiming laser at sheriff’s office helicopter

An Alabama man was indicted this week on charges that he pointed a laser at a sheriff’s helicopter flying overhead. If convicted, he faces up ... Read more

22 hours ago by Alabama Now.

Alabama police shoot, kill man with knife after traffic stop

Police fatally shot a man in Alabama who they say was armed with a knife and ran away from officers who were attempting to detain ... Read more

22 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Racist, homophobic, anti-Semitic letters reportedly left at Alabama businesses

Two Alabama police departments are seeking information about a man who has left “harassing” letters at local businesses. Tuscaloosa police and Jasper police have posted ... Read more

1 day ago by Alabama Now.

Couple arrested, accused of dumping dead body in garbage can after finding acquaintance dead

A Kentucky couple is accused of dumping a dead body of an overnight guest in a garbage can after they reportedly woke up to find ... Read more

1 day ago by Alabama Now.

Survivors of killer tornado struggle to explain how they came out alive

James Scott has never lived anywhere other than a two-story house on hilly Darlene Drive north of Birmingham. Home will never be the same after ... Read more

1 day ago by The Associated Press.

Belk files for bankruptcy protection; stores expected to remain open

Belk, the North Carolina-based department store chain which has catered to generations of shoppers for nearly 190 years, announced Tuesday that it will file for ... Read more

2 days ago by The Associated Press.

Alabama teen killed, family critically injured while sheltering from tornado: ‘They were doing what they were supposed to be doing’

A teenager sheltering in his basement was killed and several of his family members were critically injured when a tornado blew a tree onto their ... Read more

2 days ago by The Associated Press.

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