Jefferson County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Man fatally shot in Birmingham was awaiting trial for attempted murder, robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Alabama Live

    A man shot to death Friday night in Birmingham was awaiting trial on an attempted murder charge and had been charged with capital murder as a teen. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office today identified the victim as Joeshedrick Sirrome Jones, 36. Jones was killed just before 6 p.m. near Fourth Terrace and Sixth Street North.

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  2. Jefferson County to consider $250,000 discretionary fund that caused legal woes for Larry Langford, past commissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Jefferson County Commissioners will consider a fiscal 2015 budget this week that contains $250,000 for commissioners to spend at their discretion. The money is tucked into a capital fund under "Community Development" and would give each commissioner $50,000 to spend in their districts.

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  3. 1 killed, 2 injured in U.S. Steel explosion in FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    One person was killed and two others injured in an explosion at U.S. Steel in Fairfield on Sunday night. The Jefferson County coroner identified the victim as 53-year-old Edward Lamar Bryant from Verbena.

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  4. DEA prescription drug take-back SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Trussville Tribune

    ... dispose of unused prescription drugs. Locations nearby are the Trussville Police Department and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office substation at 2651 Center Point Road in Birmingham. "Prescription drug abuse and heroin addiction, both at record ...

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  5. 1 killed in weekend crash on Birmingham interstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Alabama Live

    A Birmingham man was killed Saturday afternoon in a crash on Interstate 20/59, authorities said today. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Denny Wayne Whiteside.

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  6. Oct. 10 now full day for JefCoEd studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2010 | The Trussville Tribune

    ... Students won't come to school Monday, Oct. 13 but teachers will, since it's a professional day. In other Jefferson County Schools news, students with disabilities from the school system on Thursday and Friday will participating in the eighth annual ...

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  7. Memories recalled, shared at final tour of historic Trussville schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | The Trussville Tribune

    ... High School was an area hub for students. "This is the most historically iconic building in northeast Jefferson County, and the students came from all over, from Palmerdale, Pinson, Clay, Roebuck Plaza, Trussville, Center Point," Payne said. ...

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  8. Hoover City Council agrees to pay up to $1 million for Galleria Boulevard extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... federal money to cover 80 percent of the cost, and Hoover tonight agreed to split the other 20 percent with Jefferson County, up to $1 million. The Jefferson County Commission approved its part of the agreement last week. Design of the project is ...

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  9. 2 Mulga men plead guilty to felony murder charges in deaths of Hanceville couple and infantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... pleaded guilty to three counts of felony murder. He is to get 20 years in prison under a plea deal with the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office. Under the plea, Smith also was to have testified against Jeffrey Bernard Howe, 20, whose trial ...

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  10. Brasch WordsTEA Party Snake Oil for SaleRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... seen the first municipal bankruptcy - of many to come, I believe - in Central Falls, R.I., and others like Jefferson County, Ala., preparing to vote on declaring Chapter 11. Global economies are exhausted, teetering on collapse. The entire fiat ...

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  11. Corporal punishment: How far is too far?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    ... punishment is legal in the state of Alabama. But, too many parents go too far. Child abuse investigators in Jefferson County answer several calls each week reporting what is believed to be child abuse. The CHIPS Center, "Children's Hospital ...

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  12. Murder trial starts for man charged in shooting near Birmingham police headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Opening statements will take place Tuesday in the murder trial of a Birmingham man charged in a shooting near police headquarters last year. His trial is being held before Jefferson County Circuit Judge Clyde Jones.

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  13. Storms leave Monday evening traffic chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Alabama Live

    A line of heavy showers and thunderstorms pushing south and east of Birmingham has caused several roadway problems across southern Jefferson County and Shelby County roadways.

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  14. Bentley appoints new leader to replace Owens at Shelby County District Attorney's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Shelby County's chief assistant district attorney has been appointed to replace Robby Owens as the office's new leader. Jill Lee is taking over for Owens, who announced earlier this year he would be resigning from his job on Oct. 1 after 31 years in prosecution including nine as an assistant district attorney in Jefferson County and 22 years in Shelby County.

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  15. Birmingham man sentenced to prison in 2013 death of girlfriend whose body was found in Oxford dumpsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... Instead, on Friday, McConico pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of felony murder in a plea deal with the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office, according to court records. Under the deal, Circuit Judge Tommy Nail sentenced him to 25 years. ...

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  16. Death investigation underway, Jefferson County deputy used Taser on inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is probing the death of a Jefferson County jail inmate who died after a deputy used a Taser to try subduing him. A Jefferson County sheriff's spokesman says 47-year-old Ricky Deangelo Hinkle was being moved to a specialized cell after he threatened to commit suicide Saturday Morning.

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  17. Inmate dies in jail after being subdued with taserRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is investigating an incident at the Jefferson County Jail where an inmate died after being subdued with a taser by a deputy. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office identified the deceased inmate as 47-year-old Ricky Deangelo Hinkle of Pleasant Grove.

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  18. U.S. 280: River obstruction to be cleared ... eventuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... the log jam isn't presenting any structural issues, Crockett said. Counting county miles: Cash-strapped Jefferson County this past week announced 37.5 miles of paving it plans to do. See if your road is on the list . Historic highs and lows: On ...

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  19. Alabama Supreme Court affirms class-action status for $3.2 billion investor lawsuit against CVS CaremarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Alabama Live

    The Alabama Supreme Court last week agreed with a Jefferson County judge that a lawsuit against CVS Caremark Corp. can be treated as a class-action to represent about 70,000 investors who claim they lost $3.2 billion in a 1990s securities fraud. The class-action stems from 21 lawsuits filed by investors in 1998 against MedPartners, a health company founded by former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy.

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  20. Jefferson Co. inmate death under investigationRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is probing the death of a Jefferson County jail inmate who died after a deputy used a Taser to try subduing him. Jefferson County sheriff's spokesman Randy Christian says 47-year-old Ricky Deangelo Hinkle was being moved to a specialized cell after he threatened to commit suicide Saturday morning.

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