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Police searching for suspect who shot 2 deputies in Bibb County

BIBB COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Two deputies with the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office were injured in a shooting Wednesday afternoon, officials report. According to Bibb County District Attorney Michael Jackson, the deputies were chasing the driver of a stolen car after 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Brierfield community when the suspect opened fire, shooting both […]
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Two Bibb County Deputies Shot; Manhunt Underway

A manhunt is underway in Bibb County for a suspect accused of shooting two Bibb County Sheriff’s deputies. The shooting happened this afternoon on Highway 25 in the Cahaba River Wildlife Management Area in the Brierfield area during the pursuit of a stolen vehicle, according to District Attorney Michael Jackson.
BIBB COUNTY, AL
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Search underway for missing Cullman woman

CULLMAN, Ala. (WIAT) — The Cullman Police Department needs the public’s help to find a missing woman. Janet Roberson was last seen around St. Joseph in northwest Cullman in the early afternoon Wednesday. Roberson was last seen wearing black shorts and a pink floral top. If you have any information, contact CPD at 256-734-1434.
CULLMAN, AL

Murder suspect and driver charged in I-59 chase, crash that critically injured Homewood police officer

Formal charges have been filed against the man and woman who led a Homewood police officer on a chase that ended with the officer being seriously injured. Tryriq McCall, 20, who was wanted on a failure to appear warrant on a murder charge, is now charged with second-degree stolen property ant attempting to elude. He will be held without bond in the Jefferson County Jail.
HOMEWOOD, AL
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Pinson man proposes to girlfriend in school classroom where they met

PINSON, Ala. — A sweet surprise took place at a Pinson Elementary School about two weeks ago. There was work to be done in the fifth-grade classroom of Simon Jenkins and Peyton Wynn, but it wasn't school work. Jenkins was preparing to propose to Wynn in the place where they first met 10 years earlier.
PINSON, AL
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New information surfaces on suspended Decatur doctor

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - New information has surfaced surrounding the investigation of a Decatur doctor. Sammy Becdach’s license to practice medicine was suspended by the state board of medical examiners. This is after the death of a Pelham woman who apparently was not an oncology patient. Becdach previously worked...
DECATUR, AL
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UMWA pays special bonus to Warrior Met strikers

BROOKWOOD, Ala. (WBRC) - The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) presented striking UMWA miners at Warrior Met Coal with a special $2,000 strike benefit Wednesday at the weekly Warrior Met Solidarity Rally in Brookwood. The total was $1 million, and that comes from the UMWA Strike Fund, which comes...
BROOKWOOD, AL
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American Village to host ‘Independence Day 1776’ event on July 4

MONTEVALLO – The American Village will host a grand celebration for the United States of America’s 246th birthday on Monday, July 4, and all are invited to attend. “Independence Day 1776” will feature a full day of patriotic activities starting at 11 a.m. for people of all ages on the grounds of the American Village, an American history and civics education campus that hosts numerous students and public visitors each year.
MONTEVALLO, AL
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Alabaster approves one-time lump sum payment for retirees

ALABASTER – A lump-sum payment for city retirees was approved at a recent Alabaster City Council meeting. Any active retiree who retired prior to March 1 will be entitled to receive monthly retirement benefits, said the city’s Human Resource Director Tracy Worley. “We have been blessed with committed...
ALABASTER, AL

Striking Alabama coal miners get $2,000 bonus from union

About 900 miners, nearing 16 months on strike in Tuscaloosa County, received a $2,000 strike benefit from the United Mine Workers of America today at a rally in Brookwood, according to the union. It’s yet another show of support for the members participating in what is believed to be the...
BROOKWOOD, AL
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Hueytown High School’s Faith Theros Finishes In Top 10 In The Nation

Hueytown High School’s Faith Theros finished 7th place in the NATION in the SkillsUSA Customer Service competition at the SkillsUSA National Conference in Atlanta. Faith also received a Skills Points award at the conference for displaying the most industry-ready customer service skills during the hands-on/roleplaying portion of the competition.
HUEYTOWN, AL
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