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Abbeville man on trial for solicitation to kill two deputies by AnnistonStar
Feb 10, 2011 |  0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
A jury will determine the fate Thursday of an Abbeville man charged in an alleged plot to kill two Henry County Sheriff’s investigators and a police informant. William “Scottie” Lindsay Jr., 51, of Columbia Road, went to trial on three felony solicitation to commit murder charges in front of Circ...
Woman arrested while counting stolen money by AnnistonStar
Feb 09, 2011 |  0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A woman who police say stabbed a man and then took his wallet was arrested while she was counting the stolen loot, authorities said today. Tyeisha King, 27, is charged with first-degree robbery. She is being held in the Jefferson County Jail on $30,000 bond. Read the full story from The Birmingha...
Weaver Mayor Garry Bearden is finally trying to do something to support the Weaver community. Bearden proposed and pushed through a resolution to support keeping the Weaver Post Office fully staffed. But WAIT! doesn't Bearden's wife work at that post office. Once again, Garry Bearden is doing what best suits his needs. by wakeupweaver
Feb 09, 2011 |  0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Weaver Mayor Garry Bearden is finally trying to do something to support the Weaver community.  Bearden proposed and pushed through a resolution to support keeping the Weaver Post Office fully staffed.  But WAIT! doesn't Bearden's wife work at that post office.  Once again, Garry Bearden is doing ...
Sen. Beason defends call to 'empty the clip' by AnnistonStar
Feb 09, 2011 |  0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
An Alabama legislator who told a Republican audience it was time to "empty the clip" when addressing illegal immigration said Tuesday he wasn't advocating violence, but others found his remarks frightening and reckless after a deadly Arizona rampage. Sen. Scott Beason, R-Gardendale, said he used ...
Proration predicted this year, layoffs next by AnnistonStar
Feb 09, 2011 |  0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Proration is probable for at least one of two state budgets for the remainder of the year, and state layoffs are probable next year due to the economy’s continued effect on Alabama, Finance Director David Perry said Tuesday. “We have had most agencies tell us what they would cut,” Perry said. “We...
Officials say buck limit a good plan by AnnistonStar
Feb 09, 2011 |  0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Whitetail deer season in over, bringing with it an end of the fourth hunting season since the state began limiting the number of bucks that could be killed to three. The limit was put in place to allow bucks to grow older, meaning they are likely to have larger racks of antlers. And chasing big b...
Shooting of pizza delivery man was accident, Mobile teenager told police by AnnistonStar
Feb 09, 2011 |  0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Jurors in the capital murder trial of Joshua Tarvarius James today saw his videotaped interview with police, during which he described the shooting death of a Domino’s Pizza delivery man.  James, who was a 16-year-old ninth-grader at the time of the March 2009 shooting, told police investigator D...
Gadsden woman charged with attempting to burn house with husband and kids inside by AnnistonStar
Feb 09, 2011 |  0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The wife of an Etowah County sheriff's deputy is charged with arson and three counts of attempted murder after authorities say she set fire to her home with her husband and two children inside.   Danielle Joslyn Raley, 26, of East Gadsden, was booked into the Etowah County Detention Center on Mon...
Gov. Robert Bentley joins other GOP governors in calling for changes in federal health care law by AnnistonStar
Feb 08, 2011 |  1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Gov. Robert Bentley and 20 other Republican governors have asked the Obama administration to make some changes in the new federal health care rules. In a Monday letter distributed by the Republican Governors Association, the group said that without the changes, they may decide to not run the heal...
Mobile murder victim once used glass eye to beat DUI charge by AnnistonStar
Feb 08, 2011 |  0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
In Mobile, Danny Hocutt is now known because police investigators believe he was murdered, then buried in his backyard by a wife who continued to cash his government benefit checks. But Hocutt also starred in one of the most dramatic courtroom scenes in the city’s history.  Police dug up Hocutt’s...

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