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Thursday | via WSFA-TV Montgomery
Alabama's Prison Reform Task Force continues to search for a way to end the state's serious inmate overcrowding problem. Alabama's overcrowded prisons could put the state in jeopardy of federal takeover which could cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. Comment?
Monday Jan 19 | via WTVM
It's almost time to start filing tax returns from 2014, but are you ready? Tax preparer Steve Brown with Mr. Tax of America says before you get your taxes filed, there are three things you need to do: make sure you have the proper paperwork, beware of scam artists, and always get a copy of your return. It's almost time to start filing tax returns from 2014, but are you ready? Tax preparer Steve Brown with Mr. Tax of America says before you get your taxes filed, there are three things you need to do: make sure you have the proper paperwork, beware of scam artists, and always get a copy of your return. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via Alabama Live
David Louis Layne, 55, of Alabaster faces a 10-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to charges of felony driving while under the influence and misdemeanor third-degree assault on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. On the day before he turned 56 years old, David Louis Layne pleaded guilty in Shelby County Circuit Court in Columbiana to felony driving under the influence and misdemeanor third-degree assault involving injury to a person. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 13 | via Alabama Live
A spate of telephone scams imitating area police departments has hit Leeds, where police officials are warning the public to beware. On Monday, a resident got a call from someone claiming to be a Leeds police officer. Comment?
Dec 31, 2014 | via Alabama Live
Sylvester Rhine, of Alabaster, is charged with first-degree robbery and second-degree assault, said Alabaster Police Chief Curtis Rigney. Rhine remains at large. Comment?
May 6, 2010 | via ABC 33/40
Update 11:30 a.m. According to Alabaster police, one person was wounded in a shooting Tuesday morning, and officers are still searching for the suspect in the incident. Authorities tell ABC 33/40 a person was shot in the area of 5th Avenue SE and suffered what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries. Comment?
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