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The Pine Hill Volunteer Fire Department is receiving a new ladder truck Friday which will enhance their response coverage area. The Alabama Forestry Commission is presenting the 2006 fire engine ladderMore >>
The Pine Hill Volunteer Fire Department is receiving a new ladder truck Friday which will enhance their response coverage area.More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:19:51 GMT
Governor Robert Bentley is joining school representatives and mascots from Alabama's 14 public universities and colleges promoting the upcoming College Colors Day.This College Color Day celebration isMore >>
Governor Robert Bentley is joining school representatives and mascots from Alabama's 14 public universities and colleges promoting the upcoming College Colors Day.More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:15:17 GMT
Ukraine's armed forces say they have caused heavy casualties among pro-Russian separatist forces, although their overall advance quelling the rebel resistance remains haphazard and faltering.More >>
Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev's approval, saying it had lost patience with the Ukrainian government's stalling tactics. Ukraine called the move a...More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:04:50 GMT
A Gaza health official says two Palestinians have been killed in an Israeli airstrike as fighting continued for a third day after the collapse of Egyptian-led cease-fire talks.More >>
Gaza gunmen killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque with bags over their heads and shot in front of hundreds of people. The killings came in response to Israel's...More >>
After helping her son escape from county jail, a 49-year-old Alabama woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
The Ledger-Enquirer of Columbus reports (http://bit.ly/TOffa3 ) Loretta Ann Singletary, of Phenix City, has been sentenced on charges of helping to facilitate a jailbreak.
Officials say her son, Adam W. Barringer, a convicted murderer serving a life sentence without parole, escaped from the Russell County Jail with two other inmates in late March. Before escaping, authorities say Barringer called his mother to arrange for his brother to pick him up.
After escaping and prompting a manhunt, Barringer and an accomplice were arrested within a mile of the jail when a tipster recognized them.
Singletary is also ordered to pay a $2,500 fine, and Barringer's brother has yet to appear in court.