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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Not guilty verdict in Alabama capital murder case

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A man who was charged with murder for the death of another man in has been found not guilty by a jury. The defense contended throughout the case that the man had acted in self-defense. The incident occurred in 2012 at the home of the man who was fatally wounded. According to defense attorneys,… Read More »

Capital murder case moves to grand jury

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The case against an Alabama man for capital murder is headed to a grand jury. On March 20, the judge in the case ruled that there was enough probable cause to send the case to a grand jury for indictment. The charges stem from a Jan. 17 incident that started with two men getting… Read More »

Alabama man faces felony assault after alleged stabbing incident

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A 48-year-old man was jailed after an alleged knife attack in Tuscaloosa County. The man was detained by authorities for suspicion of a felony assault charge after the Feb. 1 incident. The men were reportedly stabbed outside of a bar and treated at a local medical center. The Tuscaloosa man was reported to have… Read More »