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Pensacola Parents Charged In Connection With Child Death

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Police say parents Christopher Redd and Jennifer Perry failed to get their son treatment for burns that proved fatal. Both are being held without bond.


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New Case of Chikungunya in Mississippi

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The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming one new human case of chikungunya (chih-kihn-GUHN'-yuh) virus. More>>

1 Killed When Small Plane Crash on Fla. Beach

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A Georgia man is dead and his 9-year-old daughter is in the hospital with critical injuries after they were hit by a small plane that made an emergency landing on a Florida Gulf Coast beach. More>>

Woman Hospitalized After Being Lit on Fire

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Jefferson County sheriff's officials say a woman has been hospitalized in serious condition after being doused in gasoline and set on fire by her ex-boyfriend. More>>

Whistleblower Wins at Supreme Court, but Loses Pay

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An Alabama whistleblower won a landmark victory at the U.S. Supreme Court. More>>

Tense Scene at Rouses on Theodore Dawes Road

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An intense scene played out this afternoon at Rouses Supermarket on Theodore Dawes Road. More>>

New Developments in Gil Collar Shooting Case

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The lawsuit accusing a campus police officer of wrongdoing in the shooting death of a University of South Alabama student is headed for another court. More>>

Oil Spill Fraud

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A Mississippi woman has been sentenced to serve six months in federal prison for submitting false claims to get oil-spill recovery money. More>>

Alabama Crime Rate Drops 4%

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A new report says the crime rate in Alabama went down 4 percent in 2013, but one specific crime increased for the year. More>>

Girls Accused Of Torturing Tortoise

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A disturbing case of animal cruelty involving a tortured tortoise. Authorities arrested two teenage girls for lighting a gopher tortoise on fire and stomping it to death. More>>

Animal Shelter Closing Its Doors

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A critical need is underway in Escambia County, Alabama. The Humane Society is closing its shelter in Flomaton. More>>

Miss. Justices Won't Revisit Ruling on Poll Books

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The Mississippi Supreme Court says it will not reconsider its ruling that voters' birthdates must be redacted before poll books are opened for public inspection. More>>

Tax Free Back-To-School Shopping

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Mississippi sales tax holiday underway today, tomorrow More>>

Hair vs. Humidity; Does Hair Shorten When it is Humid? Video included

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How many times have you said, "I can't do a thing with my hair"? Summer humidity in the southeast is no friend to your hairdo. Does hair get get shorter or longer when humidity rises? Here's Chief Meteorologist Alan Sealls with an experiment to answer that age-old question. More>>

Stepson Shoots Stepfather in Self Defense Video included

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A single gunshot wound on La Pointe Drive this afternoon quickly put an end to a domestic dispute. More>>

Immigrants to Alabama? Shelby Says "No" Video included

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Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery could house immigrant children. More>>

Jail Explosion Has Big Legal Fallout Video included

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There could be dozens if not hundreds of lawsuits coming from inmates who say they were hurt in the Escambia County Jail explosion. The cost to taxpayers is hard to estimate.


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Study: $69K a Year for Happiness in Alabama

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A new study finds that the "magic number" for happiness in Alabama is a salary of $69,300 a year. More>>

Governor's Office: Immigrant Children Expected

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A spokeswoman for Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says the federal government has notified the governor that immigrant children will be placed at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery. More>>

"Sweet Home Alabama" Signs to Greet Drivers Video included

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Tourists traveling into Alabama on interstate highways will soon be greeted by signs saying "Welcome to Sweet Home Alabama." More>>

Lillian Plane Crash Claims Life of 15 Year Old

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The victims of a deadly plane crash in Lillian have been identified. Baldwin County Sheriff's deputies recovered the bodies of 67 year old Dean Legidakes and 15 year old Marli McManus. Their plane took off around ten this morning from an airfield in Escambia County, Florida. When Legidakes and McManus didn't return from their sightseeing trip an alarm was sent out. The plane was found at the bottom of a swamp. The sheriff's office has notified the Federal Aviation Administration. They're awai... More>>

Congressman To Hold Town Hall Meeting on Facebook

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Congressman Bradley Byrne (AL-1) will answer constituent questions during a Facebook town hall meeting on Thursday afternoon. More>>

Alberto Garcia Charged with Capital Murder Video included

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Alberto Garcia has been charged with capital murder in the death of 5 year old Janaya Thompson. More>>

Big Dreams for Mobile's Future Video included

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A Mobile woman wants the city to listen to what citizens have to say about attractions like a waterpark in downtown Mobile. More>>

Frustrations Mount Over New I-10 Bridge Video included

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The Federal Highway Administration was supposed to have the study signed off by July 21st. More>>

Repairs Begin at 'Gator Alley Video included

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Work has begun to repair storm damage to 'Gator Alley in Daphne. More>>

Hurricane Ivan's Impact on the Gulf Coast Video included

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Hurricane Ivan's Impact on the Gulf Coast. This 30 minute program chronicles the arrival and aftermath of Hurricane Ivan, ten years ago on the Gulf Coast. Ivan was a historic storm that changed the way we plan for hurricanes. You'll see the anticipation, the preparation, the evacuation and the devastation.
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National Climate Assessment Report Highlights Video included

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The National Climate Assessment gives the latest of what is known about the impacts of global warming and climate change in the United States. These are the 13 key findings, unedited. Global climate is changing and this is apparent across the United States in a wide range of observations. More>>

Tornado in Evergreen, Alabama

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An EF-0 tornado touched down just to the southeast of downtown Evergreen, Alabama on Monday morning, April 7, 2014. Along the path, trees were uprooted and minor structural damage was done to the hospital, technical school and baseball field. The maximum width of this tiny twister was 150 yards. More>>

Defense Lawyers Oppose Change to Capital Appeals

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Capital defense lawyers are opposing proposals to streamline appeals in death penalty cases, a change they say could result in Alabama executing innocent people. More>>

Opelika Pedestrian Killed in Crash with SUV

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Lee County coroner's officials have identified a pedestrian who died after being hit by an SUV. More>>

Bradley Byrne Joins House of Representatives Video included

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After five months, Lower Alabama is once again represented in Congress. Bradley Byrne was sworn-in Wednesday afternoon on the floor of the House of Representatives.  More>>

Shellfish Waters Closed In Mobile & Baldwin

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The Alabama Department of Public Health has closed all shellfish growing waters in Mobile and Baldwin counties. More>>

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