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This Day in History: January 17th

The Great Brinks Robbery is committed and the Chevrolet Corvette is unveiled. All this and more in today’s “This Day in History”.…
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Pipe bomb found in suspect’s truck

he Oxford Police apprehended a burglary suspect on the 1400 block of Beck Road Friday afternoon. The suspect, Johnny Wade Stevens, was burglarizing a home in the 60 block of Burtram Drive earlier in the day. Once captured, police discovered a homemade pipe bomb in Wade’s truck.…
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Two suspects arrested in connection to Cullman homicide

Two suspects in connection with the murder of Fredrick William Galin have been arrested. Galin was discovered murdered in his home, located on St. Joseph Drive in Cullman, on December 19th, 2013. …
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Shahan released on bond

Richard Shahan's bond was set at $100,000. His family had to pay at least 10% of that for Shahan to walk away. He will stay at his mother's home, and have to wear an electronic monitoring bracelet on his leg.…
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UConn students volunteering in Birmingham

Some college students are going above and beyond to honor MLK's legacy. They're observing an entire week of service. Fifty-two students from the University of Connecticut are spending what they call an "alternative break" in Birmingham.…
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More gas leaks in Gate City

It's been exactly one month since an explosion leveled an apartment building in Birmingham's gate city neighborhood. The blast killed one woman and injured several other people. There are now 91 people suing Alagasco in connection with the explosion. …
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One Class At A Time: Holly Pond Elem.

June Wood has been teaching special education for more than 20 years, and she’s developed a strong bond with her students at Holly Pond Elementary School.…
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Birmingham pastor arrested in Nashville

Richard Shahan, the former pastor whose wife was found dead inside the family’s home on July 23, 2013, has been arrested in Tennessee and faces a murder charge in connection with his wife's death.…