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Alabama inmate who had lethal injection delayed 7 times to be executed

May 25, 2017 10:30 pm
Alabama inmate who had lethal injection delayed 7 times to be executed

Alabama death row inmate Tommy Arthur. An Alabama inmate is scheduled to be put to death after he got seven prior execution dates postponed. Tommy Arthur, 75, was convicted in the 1982 murder-for-hire slaying of Troy Wicker. The twisting legal saga over the years has involved three trials, a jail […]

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Twelve injured after car ploughs into high school marching band at Alabama Mardi Gras parade

March 1, 2017 6:56 pm
Twelve injured after car ploughs into high school marching band at Alabama Mardi Gras parade

A vehicle slammed into a high school marching band at a Mardi Gras parade in Gulf Shores, injuring 12 children – four critically. The SUV had a Military Officer’s Association of America (MOAA) flag draped over it when it struck the youths, aged 12-17. The vehicle was on top of […]

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A father Jeffrey Brasher on his way to work, a son Austin Brasher on his way home and a tragic head-on collision

February 22, 2017 6:30 am
A father Jeffrey Brasher on his way to work, a son Austin Brasher on his way home and a tragic head-on collision

Father and son Jeff and Austin Brasher were killed in a head-on crash with each other on Saturday. Photo / Facebook Jeffrey Brasher and his son Austin were described as “very close.” They loved playing golf together, working on each other’s swings. Jeffrey’s sister Pamela Brasher Dennis told AL.com of her brother, […]

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Alabama man jailed for 40 years for killing his daughter’s sexual abuser

November 18, 2016 5:30 am
Alabama man jailed for 40 years for killing his daughter’s sexual abuser

Maynor, second from right, killed Raymond Earl Brooks for abusing daughter, Julia Maynor, left, in pink. Photo / Facebook An Alabama man who murdered his daughter’s sexual abuser has accepted a 40-year prison sentence so she wouldn’t have to testify in court. AL.com reports that Jay Maynor shot and killed […]

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US Army: Two-star major general committed suicide at Alabama base

October 30, 2016 6:00 am
US Army: Two-star major general committed suicide at Alabama base

US Army Major General John Rossi committed suicide in an Alabama Army base. (Photo via US Army) Recent death of a two-star US general at an army base has been officially ruled as suicide, pointing to the growing concerns about persistently high rate of suicide in the ranks of the […]

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Guards, inmates both on strike in US jail in Alabama

October 11, 2016 9:30 pm
Guards, inmates both on strike in US jail in Alabama

The sign to William C. Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore, Alabama Corrections officers and prisoners in a jail in the US state of Alabama have launched a strike over shared concerns, a report says. Known as “The Slaughterhouse,” William C. Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore has been scene of a […]

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Six people shot after peace rally in US state of Alabama

September 12, 2016 2:45 pm
Six people shot after peace rally in US state of Alabama

Police officers inspect the scene of a shooting in Alabama, September 11, 2016. (AL photo) At least six people have been shot, one of them fatally, after a peace rally in the US state of Alabama. The shooting happened at around 8 pm on Sunday, around an hour after the […]

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Decaying body found impaled, stuck in Alabama warehouse window

June 24, 2016 8:00 am
Decaying body found impaled, stuck in Alabama warehouse window

The unidentified man was halfway through the window. Photo / iStock A body has been found stuck in the burglar bars of an Alabama warehouse. Al.com reports Birmingham police sergeant Bryan Shelton says police received a call about a body in a window on Thursday. Court VanScyoc, president of Cool […]

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Photos : Strange baby born in Alabama without a nose

April 3, 2015 1:17 pm
Photos : Strange baby born in Alabama without a nose

Beautiful Eli Thompson was born on March 4th in an Alabama hospital- without a nose. Immediately he was born, Eli began breathing through his mouth. Eli’s mother, Brandi McGlathery, said she knew immediately her child was born that something wasn’t right. “I pulled back and said, ‘Something’s wrong! And the […]

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Nearly 4000 black victims were lynched in 12 states in the southern United States

February 12, 2015 3:17 am
Nearly 4000 black victims were lynched in 12 states in the southern United States

Nearly 4000 black victims were lynched in 12 states in the southern United States from 1877 to 1950, an average of more than one a week for 73 years, a new study has revealed. The Equal Justice Initiative, a human rights group in Alabama, spent years researching what it called […]

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