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Help is on the way to repave hundreds of miles of streets in Alex City. The city council passed a half cent sales tax, a tax that is expected to generate a little more than $1 million a year. Mayor CharlesMore >>
Help is on the way to repave hundreds of miles of streets in Alex City.More >>
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U.S. military forces attacked the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation in Somalia on Monday, the Pentagon said, in a strike a Somali official said targeted the group's fugitive leader.More >>
A U.S. airstrike in Somalia killed at least six members of the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, possibly including its leader who was in a car that was hit.More >>
Tuesday, September 2 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-09-02 17:12:28 GMT
Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a judge with the start of the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.More >>
Opening arguments in Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial are expected to begin Tuesday afternoon in federal court, where lawyers for the city will attempt to convince a judge that its plans to wipe out billions of...More >>
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Canadian police say pop star Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault after a collision between a minivan and an ATV led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario.More >>
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after police said Tuesday he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and an ATV that led to a physical altercation in...More >>
JACKSON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -
A death row inmate returned to North Alabama for new hearings in his triple murder case.
James Brownfield was back in a Jackson County courtroom, more than nine years after he was found guilty of capital murder.
Brownfield was convicted of killing of his sister, Brenda McCutchen, his brother-in-law, Latham McCutchen, and Brenda's grandson, Joshua Hodges, on Christmas Day 2001.
On Monday, Brownfield's appeal attorneys questioned Gary Hartline about his handling of the case while representing Brownfield.
Meanwhile, members of the victim's family were in the courtroom. They feel that Brownfield got the death penalty and deserves the death penalty.
"It's a waste of the taxpayer's money. He's been found guilty in several different courts and I think it's time to do something about it," said the victims' relative, Wanda McCutchen.