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  1. Thousands evicted each year in Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    While the economy shows signs of improvement, the number of evictions in Jefferson County is holding steady. It is a scene repeated roughly 4,400 times a year across the county at apartments and homes.

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  2. Three Jefferson County mayors double as school bus driversRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    From the yellow school bus to city hall, several mayors in Jefferson County begin their days driving students to school. Drivers dedicate three to four hours each day to the job.

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  3. 26 lawyers have applied for open Jefferson County circuit judgeshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Twenty-six Birmingham-area lawyers have submitted their names for the nomination to fill the job opening left by the recent retirement of Jefferson County Circuit Judge Caryl Privett. The Jefferson County Judicial Commission set a deadline of Wednesday for lawyers to submit their names to be considered for a nomination.

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  4. Man charged with kidnapping, sodomy, assault after holding woman against her willRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A Jefferson County man is under arrest after police say he held a woman against her will for hours, both sexually and physically assaulting her during the long ordeal. Pleasant Grove police arrested Henry Russell, 35, on Wednesday.

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  5. Woman shot in arm by ex-boyfriend at Parkway Villa ApartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WTVM

    A woman who was allegedly shot in the forearm by her ex-boyfriend in Center Point is giving investigators conflicting information about his identity. Jefferson County deputies responded to a shooting around 2 a.m. Thursday at the Parkway Villa Apartments in the 100 block of 14th Avenue Northeast.

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  6. Woman shot during apparent domestic incident in Center PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A woman was shot early this morning at a Center Point apartment complex in what authorities say was a domestic incident. Jefferson County sheriff's deputies were dispatched just after 2 a.m. to an apartment in the 100 block of 14th Avenue N.E. When they arrived on the scene, they found a 28-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to her arm, said Chief Deputy Randy Christian.

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  7. View Evening of Pearlfection Scholarship Gala hosted by Cultural and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... college scholarships and provide cultural enrichment or financial support for people in the Birmingham, Jefferson County and Shelby County communities. Attending were community leaders, members of the Pan-Hellenic Greek Council, including Alpha Phi ...

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  8. Ex-boyfriend shoots woman in Center Point; shooter still at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Trussville Tribune

    Just after 2 a.m. Thursday Jefferson County sheriff's deputies responded to an apartment in the 100 block of 14th Avenue Northeast in Center Point to investigate a report of a shooting. They arrived to find a 28-year-old female suffering from a single gunshot wound to her arm.

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  9. ComebackTown: Birmingham at mercy of outside interestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... in the United States to complete our Interstate System. And because of our outdated State Constitution, Jefferson County doesn't have home rule--so most of our major financial decisions are decided by the Alabama State Legislature--not us. Much of ...

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  10. Roy Moore responds to criticism of his stand against federal same-sex marriage rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... is not about any trait you were born with as some would have led you to believe," Moore said. On Monday in Jefferson County the probate court ignored Moore's order and issued same sex married licenses. Moore again said Alabama judges are not bound ...

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  11. Jefferson County BOE enters executive session to discuss disputes with departing Gardendale schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Alabama Live

    The Jefferson County Board of Education entered an executive session Wednesday afternoon to mull its responses to a part of a dispute resolution process between the JeffCo BOE and the Gardendale BOE. Gardendale is currently in the process of forming its own school system and splitting away from the Jefferson County system.

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  12. Preliminary decision in JeffCo/Gardendale school split mediation calls for Gardendale to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Gardendale could be on the hook for more than $8 million to Jefferson County Schools, but that number is far less than what Jefferson County was seeking. Gardendale is in the process of forming its own school system and separating from the Jefferson County Schools system, which currently educates children in Gardendale.

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  13. Birmingham man sentenced to life in prison for capital murder after low IQ rules out death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A Birmingham man was sentenced this week to life in prison without the possibility of parole for a capital murder conviction, after an earlier ruling that his low IQ ruled out the death penalty. He was convicted of capital murder in November, and his sentencing took place Monday before Jefferson County Circuit Judge Teresa Pulliam.

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  14. Man wanted for theft at Hoover gymRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... yone with information about his location is asked to call Hoover detective Drew Mims at 205-739-7274 or the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office at 205-325-5725.

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  15. A haunting tour of the Jefferson County Alabama courthouse in the aftermath of gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Two days after the probate court there began issuing same-sex marriage licenses and certificates, I returned to the Jefferson County Courthouse to see what was left. About the writer Kyle Whitmire writes political commentary for the Alabama Media Group.

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  16. Wanted man with 3-year-old strapped in car seat leads deputies on chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A 27-year-old man with a 3-year-old girl strapped in a car safety seat led Jefferson County sheriff's deputies on a chase almost to Tuscaloosa County. A deputy was on patrol in the Adger community about 1:15 p.m. Tuesday when he spotted a silver Buick that matched the description of a car used earlier this week in a Tuscaloosa County burglary.

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  17. 3 from Atlanta charged after being found with mail taken from businesses along Highway 280Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... The three were stopped around 2:30 a.m. when they were leaving a business park along Highway 280 near the Jefferson County line. Deputies noticed lots of mail in the vehicle, some of which contained business checks, according to the release. ...

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  18. New 911 alert system to improve emergency response times at Birmingham City SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    ... However, many of the damaged, steel structures have been covered or extended by plastic barriers. Jefferson County deputies arrested an Adger man Tuesday afternoon. A deputy patrolling in the Adger community spotted a silver Buick that matched the ...

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  19. On Native GroundTHE Nexus of Climate Change and WarRead the original story

    Aug 18, 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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  20. Dozens of animal rescues, rescuers learn about partnerships with GBHS Animal Care and ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Alabama Live

    More than two dozen representatives of Birmingham area animal rescues and individual rescuers asked questions and got answers on how they can partner with Greater Birmingham Humane Society in its new role as Jefferson County's animal control agency. GBHS President and CEO Allison Black Cornelius explained how GBHS transitioned from a owner-surrender only shelter to a partnership with Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine to the creation of Alabama Shelter Veterinarians and, now, to taking over the animal care and control functions for Jefferson County.

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