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6 hrs ago | WERC-AM Birmingham

New Option for Car Tag Renewals

There will be a new option for renewing car tags. Starting Monday, Jefferson County drivers can go to the Hoover Met.

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Related Topix: Hoover, AL, Birmingham, AL, Bessemer, AL

10 hrs ago | The Trussville Tribune

Former Clay hoops coach to teach at North Jefferson Middle

The Jefferson County Board of Education last Thursday approved Foy as a social studies teacher at North Jefferson Middle School in Kimberly.

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Related Topix: Clay, AL, Kimberly, AL, Chalkville, AL, Huntsville, AL

18 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Federal judge still plans to sanction Jefferson County and 3 attorneys; up to $750,000 possible

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A federal judge says he won't back off plans to issue monetary sanctions against Jefferson County, an assistant county attorney, and two other former county attorneys, for withholding evidence seven years ago in an on-going employment discrimination lawsuit.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Alabama Live

Fatal shooting of suspected burglar in Birmingham ruled justifiable

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The shooting death of a man who tried to break into a house in Birmingham's Green Acres neighborhood last week has been ruled justifiable, according to police.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Birmingham, AL

Alabama Live

Find out which Birmingham area cities take part in back-to-school sales tax holiday, what...

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - School is almost back in session, and this weekend, most cities in Jefferson and Shelby counties are waiving sales taxes on all those back-to-school essentials.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Shelby County, AL, Computers, Printers

Alabama Live

Charges upgraded to murder for Jefferson County man accused of setting ex on fire with gasoline, lit cigarette

A Jefferson County man accused of dousing his ex-girlfriend with gasoline and setting her on fire used a cigarette to ignite the blaze, according to court documents.

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Related Topix: Fire, Kennedy, AL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Trussville Tribune

Nothing new' on disappearing pets in Maplewood

The game warden for Jefferson County said there is "nothing new that I am aware of" in connection with disappearing pets in Trussville's Maplewood subdivision.

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Related Topix: Trussville, AL

Alabama Live

Former Birmingham Water Works supervisor stands trial, accused of masterminding complex...

Former Water Works supervisor Daryl Davis was indicted by a grand jury on nine counts of first degree theft and one count of second degree theft related to theft from the Water Works..

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Alabama Live

Ridesharing in Birmingham: 15 years and growing

City council adopted a revised transit code Tuesday that officials have said will allow app-based companies to do business in the city.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Shelby County, AL

Alabama Live

Group headed by Mountain Brook's mayor relocates fire trucks after questions are raised

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- More than two dozen old fire trucks have been removed from an EMA warehouse in Avondale after questions were raised about whether taxpayers should be paying to store the vehicles.

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Related Topix: Mountain Brook, AL, Birmingham, AL

The Trussville Tribune

Children flee from Pinson home during burglary

At about 11:30 a.m. Monday, deputies responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a residence in the 5200 block of Highland Trace Circle in Pinson.

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Related Topix: Pinson, AL, Birmingham, AL

Alabama Live

Deborah Diane Prater didn't deserve to die. Make mental health care a priority: opinion

When Deborah Diane Prater was pronounced dead Tuesday morning after being doused with gasoline and set on fire , Jefferson County sheriff's Chief Deputy Randy Christian said: "It takes a special kind of evil to do something like this.

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Related Topix: Kennedy, AL, Orange Beach, AL, Opinion

The Trussville Tribune

Car tag renewal in Clay to begin Monday

The city of Clay is "ready to go" with the car tag renewal process at Clay City Hall if there are no computer glitches at the last minute, according to City Manager Ronnie Dixon.

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Related Topix: Clay, AL, Robert Bentley, US Governors, Homewood, AL, Trussville, AL

Alabama Live

WOW! The response took my breath away

When we started talking about a better metropolitan Birmingham with an emphasis on government structure, no one took us seriously.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Alabama Live

Jefferson County man accused of setting ex-girlfriend on fire remains at large; victim's stolen SUV found

Authorities have recovered the SUV stolen after a man reportedly doused his ex-girlfriend with gasoline and set her on fire, but the suspect remains at large.

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Related Topix: Kennedy, AL, Mulga, AL, Hueytown, AL

Alabama Live

Man found dead in recovered Dreamcakes truck, foul play not suspected

A man was found dead inside a Dreamcakes truck and although an exact cause of death has not been determined, authorities say foul play is not suspected.

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Related Topix: Homewood, AL, Birmingham, AL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NOLA.com

Alabama man sets ex-girlfriend on fire, then flees; Gaza truce...

The failure to reach even a brief humanitarian lull in the fighting illustrated the difficulties in securing a more permanent cease-fire in the raging Gaza war.

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Related Topix: Mulga, AL

The Trussville Tribune

Heat is the focus of Sundaya s weather forecast

Hot will be the word of the day in Sunday's weather forecast from the National Weather Service in Birmingham.

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Related Topix: Weather, Birmingham, AL

Alabama Live

Decomposing body found in Warrior identified through fingerprints

John Henry Davis, 43, of Trafford, was identified through fingerprints, the Jefferson County Coroner's Office said today.

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Related Topix: Warrior, AL, Trafford, AL

Alabama Live

Ex-boyfriend douses Jefferson County woman with gasoline, sets her on fire

A Jefferson County woman is in serious condition today after authorities say her estranged boyfriend poured gasoline on her and then set her on fire early this morning.

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Related Topix: Kennedy, AL, Mulga, AL

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