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Wrong-way fleeing driver charged in fatal crash
WARRIOR, Ala. (AP) - A driver has been charged after authorities say he refused to stop for police and went the wrong way before crashing into another vehicle, killing one person. Citing jail records, news outlets report 36-year-old Donald Hornsby Wright II of Hanceville is charged with murder in 67-year-old ...
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12 hurt in Woodlawn bus crash
Twelve people were hurt in a bus crash Tuesday afternoon in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood.
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Flash Protest in Venezuelan Town Rattles Maduro
Arrests and accusations of planned terror attacks follow embattled President Maduro’s visit to Venezuela’s main resort island.
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Skeletal remains found in abandoned Birmingham house
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after police found skeletal remains inside an abandoned Birmingham house. Al.com reports (http://bit.ly/2cGB4xF ) the remains were found shortly before 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Birmingham police spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards said detectives were investigating a tip about a recent homicide at the house. He ...
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2 more arrested in London, 1 more dies as police piece together attack
UK police are combing through “massive amounts of computer data” and more than 2,500 items seized in searches across the country as they look for clues about why a British-born man became radicalized and launched a deadly attack on Parliament
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Alabama father, son killed in head-on collision with each other
Alcohol is a factor in the crash that killed Jeffrey Morris Brasher and his 22-year-old son, Austin Blaine Brasher.
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Father, son killed in head-on collision with each other in Alabama
A father and son have been killed in a head-on collision with each other in Fayette County. Alabama state troopers say alcohol is a factor in the crash that killed 50-year-old Jeffrey Morris Brasher and 22-year-old Austin Blaine Brasher. They both lived in Bankston. Troopers say the crash occurred...
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Father, son killed in head-on collision with each other
WINFIELD, Ala. (AP) - A father and son have been killed in a head-on collision with each other in Fayette County. Alabama state troopers say alcohol is a factor in the crash that killed 50-year-old Jeffrey Morris Brasher and 22-year-old Austin Blaine Brasher. They both lived in Bankston. Troopers say ...
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Carjackers Tasering lone female drivers, warn UK police
Criminals armed with Tasers are targeting lone female drivers while attempting to steal vehicles, police have warned. Read Full Article at RT.com
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5 cars stolen from Villa Park dealership
Five cars were stolen Monday night from a dealership in west suburban Villa Park.
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UAB rolls to 82-69 win over Charlotte
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Chris Cokley scored 19 points with 9-for-12 shooting to lead UAB to an 82-69 win over Charlotte on Thursday night. William Lee added 15 points and 12 rebounds for UAB, which controlled the boards 48-26 and held a 20-5 advantage in second chance points. UAB outscored ...
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1 wounded in police-involved shooting near Union Station
One person was wounded in a police-involved shooting Wednesday evening near Union Station, authorities said. The shooting, which involved an Amtrak police officer shooting someone, took place near Van Buren and Canal Streets about 8:45 p.m. One person was taken in serious-to-critical condition...
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Man fatally shot driving in SUV on interstate in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a man found dead after his SUV crashed on Interstate 59 was killed by a gunshot to the head. Al.com reports (http://bit.ly/2l3p0Gb ) police were called early Friday to a wreck reported by a passing motorist on. Officers found the driver dead and windows ...
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Birmingham police: Man dies after being shot multiple times
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Birmingham police are investigating after a man was shot multiple times at a public housing complex. The shooting happened Thursday night at Tom Brown Village. Sgt. Bryan Shelton, a spokesman for Birmingham police, said the victim was shot multiple times. Al.com reports (http://bit.ly/2kYNhk6) the man died ...
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Some Birmingham parents now eligible to go to college free
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Parents of current eighth and ninth grade students in Birmingham city schools are now eligible to go to an Alabama community college for free. The Birmingham News reports (http://bit.ly/2f7ewSa) the tuition waiver is made possible through GEAR UP Birmingham's partnership with the Alabama Community College Association. ...
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Police investigating after preschooler left on bus
STAFFORD, Conn. (AP) - Police and the Connecticut Department of Children and Families are investigating after a preschooler was left on a school bus in Stafford. Police said the child was picked up Monday for a preschool session but fell asleep on the bus and never made it to the ...
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Veteran’s best friend needs help to pay surgery costs
National charity sets goal of $6K to cover bills of little service dog, hit by Jeep on trip to mailbox in Clawson        
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Gas Prices Surge in South After Pipeline Leak Drains Fuel Supplies
Prices increased in several states, 10 days after the discovery of a pipeline rupture in Alabama that prompted worries about environmental contamination.
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Person hit, killed by Red Line train; no service 63rd to 79th
A person was fatally struck by a Red Line train early Monday on the South Side.
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Pump problem? Ga. gov says he's received no complaints
ATLANTA (AP) — The governor of Georgia said Sunday his office hasn't received any complaints of gas shortages within the state after a pipeline spill in central Alabama, but some gas station employees have said they've had to close because…
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Alabama oil spill creates fuel shortage, price spike in southeast
Shawn PriceBIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Gas prices have jumped in six states across the southeast after a pipeline leak in Alabama forced a shutdown that created major fuel shortages.
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Authorities: Man killed during 9/11 memorial motorcycle ride
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say an Alabama man was killed during a 9/11 memorial motorcycle ride. AL.com (http://bit.ly/2cmhbZD ) reports that according to the coroner's office the crash happened Sunday at 11:53 p.m. on Interstate 22 in Jefferson County. The victim has been identified as 45-year-old Tommy Ray Oliver ...
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Police: 6 shot, 1 fatally, after peace rally in Alabama
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Police in Alabama say six people were shot, one fatally, after a peace rally at a public housing community. According to AL.com (http://bit.ly/2cx51i4), police say the shooting happened at 8:25 p.m. Sunday at Gate City in Birmingham. Birmingham police spokesman Sgt. Bryan Shelton says that all ...
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Hazardous materials incident controlled at North Side hospital
A hazardous materials incident at a North Side hospital was under control Sunday night, authorities said. It happened at Thorek Memorial Hospital, 850 W. Irving Park Road, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Emergency crews elevated their response to a Level 2 hazardous materials incident...
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Undercover policing? British Muslim cops could soon wear burkas
British police could soon allow Muslim women officers to wear a burka on the beat in a bid to boost recruiting from ethnic minority communities. Read Full Article at RT.com
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