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Body of man swept away in Birmingham flood found Monday is 14th storm-related death in Alabama

The search for a man who was swept away in flood waters in northwest Birmingham on Saturday night ended Monday morning when his body was found in a creek near Dugan Avenue. The ordeal began shortly before 10 p.m. when the man was reportedly assisting with moving a road hazard from the street on Pebble Creek Parkway at Highway 78. The man is said to have lost his balance and disappeared in the water.
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Alabama Nurse Fired After Racist, Homophobic TikToks with Covid Misinformation go Viral

WARNING: The content in the linked videos below may upset sensitive viewers. They contain profanity and racist comments. A nurse employed by Montgomery, Ala.-based Baptist Health has been fired for posting racist, homophobic content and covid misinformation on Tik-Tok. Nathan Coy Thompson, the nurse involved, posted videos under the handle @conservativecoy1776, and subsequently found himself the subject of a video posted on June 10 by @rx0rcist.

Alabama Rapper HoneyKomb Brazy's Music Videos Are Being Used Against Him In Court

Mobile, AL – HoneyKomb Brazy was reportedly back in court on Wednesday (June 16) to face new charges of illegal gun possession and possession of marijuana. According to Fox10 News, the prosecution wanted Mobile County Circuit Judge Wesley Pipes to revoke the Rap-A-Lot Records artist’s probation — which he’s been on since 2016 after he was found guilty of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm — but Pipes decided not to at this time, although he did express concern over the Alabama rapper’s recent conduct.
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‘We need a lot of prayers’: Grieving continues after horrific Alabama crash that killed 10

The grief continues for those who lost loved ones in the horrific weekend crash on an Alabama interstate, but amid the heartbreak is hope and help. “The community has embraced us more than we could ever ask for,’' Michael Smith, CEO for the Alabama Sheriff’s Youth Ranches, said Monday. “We need all the support we can get but, more than that, we need a lot of prayers.”
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Nine children, one adult dead in Alabama highway crash

Ten people, including eight children and a 9-month-old, were killed in a multi-car crash in Alabama Saturday afternoon that authorities suspect was triggered by wet weather from the remnants of Tropical Storm Claudette. The Butler County Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook that the accident was believed to be the county's...
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Federal investigators to probe Alabama crash that killed 10

BUTLER COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - Federal investigators are on the scene of a fiery crash that left 10 people dead on Saturday, including nine children. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), in coordination with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, has sent 10 investigators to conduct a safety investigation along a stretch of Interstate 65 about 40 miles south of Montgomery.
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Dangerously Dumb Driver Skirts Sinkhole Roadblocks on Union Chapel Road in Northport, Alabama

There's stupid and then there's STUPID, and a driver in Northport this weekend proved that the latter is definitely the most dangerous of the road. Tropical Storm Claudette stalled over West Alabama Saturday night, and some areas of Tuscaloosa County saw over NINE INCHES of rainfall. I have lived here for over 12 years and have never seen anything like the flooding that happened this weekend.
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Colorado company asks Alabama airport to rezone land for chicken rendering plant

A Colorado-based company has asked an Alabama airport to rezone about 88 acres for a proposed plant that would turn dead chickens and chicken parts into animal food. Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. wrote to the Gadsden Airport Authority on Friday, asking it to rezone the property from light to heavy industrial use, The Gadsden Times reported. This is the company’s first formal request involving the land, according to the newspaper.