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Brent student wins $1,000 prize for growing 15-pound cabbage
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:50:53 -0700

A Brent Elementary School student has won $1,000 towards his education after winning "best in state" in the National Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program.

South Africans accused of using Alabama bank accounts in illegal rhino hunt scheme
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:51:24 -0700

The owners of a safari company are accused of using bank accounts in Autauga County in their alleged conspiracy to defraud American hunters, money launder and secretly traffic in rhino horns.

Sheriff: Alabama man who skipped court date arrested after taunting police on Facebook
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:07:17 -0700

Authorities say a man wanted for failing to appear in court for a sentencing hearing has been arrested after taunting police in Alabama on Facebook.

Apple CEO Tim Cook to be inducted into Alabama Academy of Honor
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:51:08 -0700

Apple CEO Tim Cook will have to bring his iHankerchief when he returns to his home state next week.The Alabama Academy of Honor will welcome eight new members in a public ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 27.

AU political science expert weighs in on Hubbard's criminal charges
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:50:41 -0700

One of Alabama's most powerful lawmakers is facing nearly two dozen criminal ethics violations, but what do they mean? A political science professor explains the indictment of Mike Hubbard.

Ala. Man Skips Court, Arrested After Online Taunts
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:55:03 -0700

Sheriff: Alabama man who skipped court date arrested after taunting police on Facebook

Korean War vet gets military funeral after 62 years
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:50:43 -0700

A Korean war veteran will finally be laid to rest. The remains of Marion E. Hooton arrived at Huntsville Airport Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters offer RV safety tips for Magic City Classic weekend
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:50:30 -0700

Birmingham firefighters are reminding people traveling in RVs to the Magic City Classic to stay safe this weekend and beware of any fire or carbon monoxide hazards. 

Talton out as CAVHCS director following investigation
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:36:00 -0700

The Department of Veterans Affairs has formally removed James Talton, the Director of the Central Alabama Veterans Healthcare System or CAVHCS, from federal service.  

Kitchen Cops; four low performers
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:50:31 -0700

Casa Mexicana Restaurant in Muscle Shoals scored an 82 with the Colbert County Health Department.