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7 hrs ago | Alabama Live
A county voter today contested the election results in the Shelia Smoot-Sandra Little Brown race claiming not enough absentee ballots were counted, said Richard Mauk, chairman of the Jefferson County Democratic Party.
14 hrs ago | Alabama Live
There will be no charges filed against a man who shot his sister's boyfriend during a Saturday night family fight in Morris.
14 hrs ago | Alabama Live
A man and a woman are in the county jail after a Jefferson County homeowner used a game camera to catch them breaking into his home, authorities said.
Jefferson County Treasurer Mike Miles and County Commissioner Joe Knight present a check to the Gardendale City Council for the new Gardendale School System.
With just one meeting left before the start of the new school year, the Jefferson County Board of Education continued today hiring key administrators to lead the system's 56 schools.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Jefferson County officials were shocked today after being told that only 10 miles of its roads have been paved this year.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Sheila Smoot picked up five votes today during a count of votes by the Jefferson County election commission, still far short of the number needed to surpass incumbent Sandra Little Brown for the County Commission District 2 seat.
Alabama's court system finds itself in headlines not just from Birmingham to Mobile, but on up to New York City and across the country regarding how defendants in the Yellowhammer State sometimes turn to crime in order to pay off court fees and fines from the last criminal conviction.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Opening statements by the prosecution and defense begin Tuesday morning in the capital murder trial of Artavius Underwood , one of three teens charged with capital murder in the 2012 shooting deaths of five men.
Lawyers representing ratepayers in the Jefferson County, Alabama sewer debt bankruptcy told a federal judge on Monday that the terms of a settlement are unconstitutional and will cost the ratepayers too much money in coming years.
Maliek Powell, 22, is HIV-postive and speaking out about the problem of a younger generation being infected.
IRONDALE, Alabama - A judge on Friday dismissed a harassment charge against Irondale City Council President Bobby Joe Wilson related to an alleged 2012 shoving incident with the city's public works director.
In an email from Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Diane Poole, the information states that a man is allegedly going around the Birmingham area who claims he's an assistant coach for various schools.
CLAY, Alabama -- The Clay City Council on Monday will hold a public hearing before considering a resolution that would establish a 5 mill property tax for the city.
Alabama's unemployment rate was 6.8 percent for June, unchanged from the previous month but up from June 2013's rate of 6.5 percent.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 06:15 pm
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