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Shark Shakes Up Social Media Video included

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The man who caught a record breaking mako shark somewhere along the Florida gulf coast shares his story after a picture of his catch at a gas pump catches fire online. Shark fishermen are normally very private about their hobby.


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New Automotive Plant Coming to Alabama

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A new Japanese production plant is headed to Tuscaloosa County in 2015. More>>

Armed Robber Gets 20 Years in Jail

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A Mobile man has pled guilty to the armed robbery of two Mississippi businesses in 2011. More>>

Gabrielle Giffords Lays Keel On Ship Video included

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The former Arizona Congresswoman was shot in the head three years ago. Today she was in Mobile for a ceremony for the ship named after her.


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Update: Auburn Cancels Classes Over Alleged Threat Video included

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The Auburn University Department of Public Safety & Security and the Auburn Police learned of a threatening message posted in a campus restroom.


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Hospital Worker Pleads Guilty to Faking Mammogram Results

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A former radiology technician accused of filing inaccurate mammogram results has pleaded guilty to 10 counts of reckless conduct and a charge of computer forgery. More>>

Panama City Official Urges Changes For Spring Break

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Some members of the Bay County Commission are voicing support for plans to bring changes to spring break. More>>

Storm Smashes Through Gautier RV Park

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No one was killed Monday night when straight line winds tipped over 15 campers at the Santa Maria RV Park. People try to put their lives right side up after their homes are turned upside down.


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Gov. Bentley Releases Tax Return

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Gov. Robert Bentley's tax return shows he's still not receiving any income from being governor, but he and his wife reported an adjusted gross income of nearly $373,000 for 2013.  More>>

Alabama Bingo Hall Raided

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Alabama's attorney general and the Jefferson County sheriff are praising a judge's ruling in a 2011 raid on an electronic bingo hall. More>>

Alabama Representative Drops Another Bombshell

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 State Representative Alvin Holmes says he'd support marriage between a man and a mule. More>>

Elberta Native Recovering After Serious Wreck Video included

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Jessica Santa Cruz was seriously hurt riding in the flatbed of a pickup truck over the weekend. She was flown to Columbus Georgia after the crash.


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U.S. Retail Sales Up Big

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U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products. More>>

Last Minute Tax Filing Tips

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As the April 15 tax deadline looms, IRS spokesman Dan Boone offered these top five tips for last-minute filers: More>>

Judge Rules in Favor of Indian Casinos in Alabama

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A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the state which challenged the rights of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians to operate three casinos in Alabama. More>>

Governor Signs Education Budget Video included

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Governor Robert Bentley says he will sign the education budget despite not getting 2% pay raise for teachers. He reserves the right to call a special session later in the year once financial figures are in.

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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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