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Assault charges in Alabama

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If you have been charged with assault in Alabama, the penalties you will face depend on the level of the offense charged. Assault charges can originate from a physical fight, incidents involving motor vehicles or incidents involving firearms. You may be facing anywhere from misdemeanor to major felony charges with the potential of jail… Read More »

4 men detained after burglary report in Alabama

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Police in Homewood took four men into custody after an alleged burglary on Feb. 18. The incident began at about 12:43 p.m. when police received a report about a burglary that was taking place at a residence on Delcris Drive. According to police, a door at the house appeared to have been forced open…. Read More »

Murder charges for Alabama man who killed man with violent record

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A police spokesman in Birmingham, Alabama, described the details of the fatal shooting that occurred in the Marks Village housing projects near Interlaken Avenue and 64th Court Way South. A 21-year-old man allegedly shot his sister’s 29-year-old boyfriend during a heated argument. Several witnesses said no one tried to stop the men as their… Read More »

Man charged in Alabama double murder

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According to police, a 20-year-old man has been charged in a homicide that occurred at an Alabama motel on Dec. 19. The man had already been detained by authorities on Dec. 23 on charges of drug possession, carrying a pistol without a permit and criminal trespass. A man and woman killed were 23 and… Read More »

Alabama police take teen into custody in murder case

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Police in Birmingham announced on Dec. 30 that a 17-year-old male was taken into custody and charged with the murder of a Domino’s Pizza delivery driver. Authorities say that the 63-year-old male driver was killed while making a delivery to District at the Summit apartments. The teen taken into custody in this case was… Read More »

Officers charge 4 with attempted murder, kidnapping

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Officers with the Etowah County Sheriff’s Department reportedly charged four people with attempted murder, kidnapping and robbery on Dec. 16. According to documents, the charges followed an incident that allegedly occurred earlier in the month involving a man being beaten multiple times. Detained in connection to the case were two Altoona women, ages 36… Read More »

High-speed chase leads to man taken into custody

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Alabama residents might be interested in what happened on the afternoon of Nov. 24. A high-speed chase started in Alabama and was concluded in Montgomery County, Mississippi, according to a U.S. Marshals Service inspector with the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force. The case had been referred by the Sheriff’s Office to the U.S…. Read More »

2 in custody after Alabama robbery

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Officials detained two men shortly after an armed robbery in Baldwin County on Nov. 17. The 12:30 p.m. incident involved a store near Highways 181 and 98. Reports indicate that a man used a firearm to rob the store, leaving on foot afterward. Pursuit of the individual followed as a perimeter for the area… Read More »

2 men charged in connection to Alabama robbery

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A 25-year-old man and a 20-year-old man were taken into custody after authorities say that they were involved in a robbery on Oct. 30. Police say that the two men held up a restaurant employee making a deposit at Regions Bank on Second Avenue S.W. in Graysville around 3:45 p.m. They allegedly pointed a… Read More »

2 charged after shooting in Alabama

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Police in Alabama have taken two men, a 20-year-old and a 36-year-old Powell resident, into custody following a fatal shooting in Dekalb County. The incident is said to have taken place around 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11. The 20-year-old man has been charged with murder, and the 36-year-old has been charged with hindering… Read More »