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    When does school start in Alabama? See academic calendars for 2014-15 Video included

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    It's the question every student avoids asking as summer nears the end: When does school start? Check out the 2014-15 academic calendars for schools across central Alabama.

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    A shooting on Friday is now a homicide investigation

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    Birmingham Police detectives are conducting a homicide investigation after a man was shot Friday in the 1200 Block of Pine View Road.The man's identity has not been released pending notification of immediate family. On Friday around 4:50 p.m., West Precinct Officers responded to the location and found the victim lying face down in the street suffering from what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds to the chest. Birmingham Fire and Rescue also responded and transported the victim to UAB wher...

    Local company gives back to a disabled soldier

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    A man who spent his life serving our country, was left with a debilitating condition. A group in Alabama heard his story and tonight, they're giving back. 

    Rolando McClain convicted of resisting arrest, disorderly conduct in Decatur Video included

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    Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been convicted of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct in his hometown in Alabama.

    Troubled Forkland mayor fires workers Video included

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    City workers say they were fired for no reason.

    2 arrested in Anniston after toddler found with broken ribs, cigarette burns

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    Police in Anniston have arrested two people on charges that they physically abused a 2-year-old girl found with cigarette burns and fractured ribs.

    Crime rate in Alabama went down 4 percent in 2013, according to report

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    A new report says the crime rate in Alabama went down 4 percent in 2013.

    Wild pigs surprise swimmers on Sullivan's Island Video included

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    Pigs might not be able to fly, but one decided to take a swim. A pair of wild pigs was seen wading in the waves on Sullivan's Island Friday.

    Homewood police: Woman allegedly assaulted, kidnapped Tuesday night Video included

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    Police are investigating an alleged assault and kidnapping of a woman in Homewood Tuesday night.

    Ozark man wanted in abduction, sexual assault of woman and her child at knife-point

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    A nationwide search is underway for an Ozark man who allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted a 30-year-old woman and her 8-year-old child at knife-point Friday morning.

    Fort Payne man charged with breaking into home in Cherokee County, assaulting ex-girlfriend, others with knife

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    A Fort Payne man was arrested this week after he allegedly broke into a home in Cherokee County and assaulted his ex-girlfriend and others with a knife, authorities said.

    Lawyer for doctors: Man's claims of botched circumcision, amputated penis are untrue Video included

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     Two doctors are denying claims by an Alabama man who says his penis was amputated during what was supposed to be a routine circumcision.

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    • A shooting on Friday is now a homicide investigation

      A shooting on Friday is now a homicide investigation

      Saturday, July 26 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-07-26 16:38:52 GMT
      Birmingham Police detectives are conducting a homicide investigation after a man was shot Friday in the 1200 Block of Pine View Road.The man's identity has not been released pending notification of immediate family. On Friday around 4:50 p.m., West Precinct Officers responded to the location and found the victim lying face down in the street suffering from what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds to the chest. Birmingham Fire and Rescue also responded and transported the victim to UAB wher...More >>
      Birmingham Police detectives are conducting a homicide investigation after a man was shot Friday in the 1200 Block of Pine View Road.The man's identity has not been released pending notification of immediate family. On Friday around 4:50 p.m., West Precinct Officers responded to the location and found the victim lying face down in the street suffering from what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds to the chest. Birmingham Fire and Rescue also responded and transported the victim to UAB wher...More >>
    • Local company gives back to a disabled soldier

      Local company gives back to a disabled soldier

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      A man who spent his life serving our country, was left with a debilitating condition. A group in Alabama heard his story and tonight, they're giving back. More >>
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    • Homewood police: Woman allegedly assaulted, kidnapped Tuesday night

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      Friday, July 25 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:49:52 GMT
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