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Man in custody after murder, other gunshots investigated

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A 25-year-old Alabama man is in custody and facing murder charges after turning himself over following an incident on Oct. 5. Shortly before 6:30 p.m. that day, another 25-year-old man was reportedly found lying in a yard in Millbrook with multiple gunshot wounds. The man was transported to a hospital in Montgomery and later… Read More »

Man convicted of murder in Auburn shooting

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A jury in Alabama convicted a 24-year-old man of capital murder Oct. 6. The verdict rejected the man’s claim that he fatally shot two former university football players and a third man in self-defense. The man was found guilty of murdering two former members of the Auburn Tigers football team and another man at… Read More »

Alabama man charged with murder

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DeKalb County police recently charged a man with capital murder after he was allegedly involved in the death of a 33-year-old man who had been missing since July. According to the deceased man’s family, it was not unusual for him to vanish for days at a time, but after several weeks, they contacted the… Read More »

Man charged with murder of mother in Alabama

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On Aug. 2, a 27-year-old man in Alabama was arrested on suspicions of killing his mother. A 49-year-old woman was reported missing by relatives on Aug. 20. Police went to her residence two days later and arrested her son at approximately 11:45 p.m. Police claim the arrest was made based on the amount of… Read More »

Man allegedly involved in murders confesses

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A man who was accused of killing three people in Alabama reportedly confessed to the crimes on July 22. According to the report, the 41-year-old man confessed to being involved in the murder of a a 67-year-old nightclub owner on July 21 and the murders of a 60-year-old man and 59-year-old woman. Investigators stated… Read More »

Trusty status limited for man facing capital murder charges

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A man who attained trusty status while awaiting trial recently had part of his status revoked following a public outcry after he volunteered to work at an Alabama Boys and Girls Club. According to officials, he is no longer permitted to leave the Henry County Jail; however, he will be allowed to serve as… Read More »

Alabama man detained in incident prompted by phone

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According to officials in Florence, a domestic violence incident began as a man argued with his girlfriend about a phone. He reportedly attacked the woman in his apartment. The victim has indicated that she was punched in the face several times and strangled with the man’s belt when she attempted to flee. Officials also… Read More »

Hoover resident arrested at his home on Memorial Day

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On May 26, shortly before 5:30 p.m., Alabama police received a report of an active shooter in a residential area. The initial report allegedly stated that an unidentified man had fired shots in his own home. His roommate left the property after the accused man is said to have fired a shot toward him…. Read More »

Two men charged in Alabama double homicide

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On the morning of April 25, a seven-year old girl discovered the bodies of her mother and her mother’s boyfriend in her home near Avenue N and 57th Place, in Ensley. The mother was 27, and the boyfriend was 36. According to a statement from the neighbor who first called police, he encountered the… Read More »

Alabama teen pleads guilty to attempted assault

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A 19-year-old who was accused of planning to set off homemade explosives at his high school is seeking to avoid jail time and get probation instead. The teenager was originally arrested in January of 2013 when he was 17. A high school history teacher reported that the student had written thoughts about plans to… Read More »