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Unmanned Rocket Explodes At NASA Facility

    An unmanned rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station exploded on liftoff yesterday at NASA’s Wallops Island launch facility. NASA is investigating the cause of the accident, which is unknown at this time. The accident ...
Unmanned Rocket Explodes At NASA Facility

Saraland Makes Big Drug Bust

    A three month long investigation by the Saraland Police Department resulted in a big bust on Thursday. According to a press release from the department, Saraland's Narcotic Division netted 47 felony warrants and arrested 13 individuals. ...
Saraland Makes Big Drug Bust

College Football Power Rankings Week 7

    A handful of game featuring ranked opponents helped solidify the top ten this week. After seven weeks of play, one thing is certain: the state of Mississippi is a power to be reckoned with in college football ...
College Football Power Rankings Week 7

Unmanned Rocket Explodes At NASA Facility

    An unmanned rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station exploded on liftoff yesterday at NASA’s Wallops Island launch facility. NASA is investigating the cause of the accident, which is unknown at this time. The accident ...
29 October 2014 I Read the full story

Apple CEO Criticizes Alabama On LGBT Rights

    Apple CEO Tim Cook is an Alabama native from Baldwin County. Cook has been inducted into the Alabama Academy of Honor, which recognizes Alabamians who have great accomplishments. In a speech at the state capitol where ...
27 October 2014 I Read the full story

Multiple Shootings In Canadian Capital

    Ottawa, Canada was hit with multiple shootings on Monday, with at least one person being killed in the incident. One of the shooters was killed during the attack. Police are looking for at least one other ...
22 October 2014 I Read the full story

College Football Power Rankings Week 9

    Though the top ten did not change much this week, the race for college football's first playoff got a whole lot more interesting. Third ranked Ole Miss lost to LSU, setting up what could be a wild ...
26 October 2014 I Read the full story

Unmanned Rocket Explodes At NASA Facility

October - 29 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    An unmanned rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station exploded on liftoff yesterday at NASA’s Wallops Island launch facility. NASA is investigating the cause of the accident, which is unknown at this time. The accident occurred at 6:22 PM.

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Apple CEO Criticizes Alabama On LGBT Rights

October - 27 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    Apple CEO Tim Cook is an Alabama native from Baldwin County. Cook has been inducted into the Alabama Academy of Honor, which recognizes Alabamians who have great accomplishments. In a speech at the state capitol where he accepted the induction, Cook called out Alabama for being to slow to recognize the rights of the LGBT community.

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College Football Power Rankings Week 9

October - 26 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    Though the top ten did not change much this week, the race for college football’s first playoff got a whole lot more interesting. Third ranked Ole Miss lost to LSU, setting up what could be a wild finish in the SEC’s western division, which still boasts three of the top five teams in the country.

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Deadly School Shooting In Washington State

October - 25 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    A school shooting in Washington left two students dead and four others injured yesterday morning. The shooting occurred at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington at around 10:45 AM. The shooter was identified as freshman student Jaylen Fryburg. He was one of the two casualties, as he took his own life after shooting other students.

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Saraland Makes Big Drug Bust

October - 24 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    A three month long investigation by the Saraland Police Department resulted in a big bust on Thursday. According to a press release from the department, Saraland’s Narcotic Division netted 47 felony warrants and arrested 13 individuals. Five individuals are still at large.

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Multiple Shootings In Canadian Capital

October - 22 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    Ottawa, Canada was hit with multiple shootings on Monday, with at least one person being killed in the incident. One of the shooters was killed during the attack. Police are looking for at least one other suspect.

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Alabama House Speaker Indicted On Corruption Charges

October - 21 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    The Speaker of the House in the Alabama legislature, Mike Hubbard (R), was indicted on corruption charges yesterday by a grand jury in Lee County. The speaker faces 23 felony corruption charges. If convicted, he could face between 2 and 20 years in prison, and up to $30,000 in fines for each charge.

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College Football Power Rankings Week 8

October - 20 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    While the upsets slowed this weekend, the drama continued thanks to a classic top five match up between Florida State and Notre Dame. A big match up in the SEC provided little drama, but helped boost another SEC West team into the top five. The SEC now boasts four teams in the top five.

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Man Jumps From I-65 Bridge Fleeing Police

October - 18 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    What would have been a routine traffic stop turned into much more yesterday afternoon on I-65. Saraland Police attempted to pull over a driver for making an unsafe lane change, but the driver refused. He ultimately pulled over near the Dolly Parton bridge and jumped over the side into the water.

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Wilmer Man Shot In Car

October - 17 - 2014 Reporter: David Merrell Respond

    A shooting in Wilmer left one man dead on Thursday night. The incident occurred around 7:30 PM on Glenwood Farms Road. According to WKRG News 5, a neighbor was taken into custody for the shooting. The two allegedly had an ongoing dispute that led to the shooting.

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