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Warm, sunny weather expected over weekend

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports The next few days will be a good time to get out and enjoy. After a week of storms and a couple of days of strangely chilly temperatures, warmer, calmer weather is expected to return over the weekend. [caption id="attachment_39692" align="alignleft" width="300"] From the National Weather Service.[/caption] Central Alabama will see temperatures in the upper 60s to lo ...

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ATF offering reward after 17 guns stolen from Pawn Shop on Pinson Valley Parkway

BIRMINGHAM — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in conjunction with the Tarrant Police Department and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, have announced a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction for those responsible for the theft of firearms from Scott's Jewelry and Pawn, a federal firearm licensee ( ...

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Birmingham Food Park plans to open soon featuring food trucks

From Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM -- The dream of the Birmingham Food Park is nearly a reality. [caption id="attachment_14856" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Dreamcakes food truck outside of a Birmingham business near TrussvillePhoto from the Dreamcakes Bakery Facebook page[/caption] The park will be a dedicated city block and will feature food trucks from around the city daily. It will b ...

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Former Blount County teacher pleads guilty to sex crimes with students

From Trussville Tribune staff reports BLOUNT COUNTY -- Ashley Parkins Pruitt, a former teacher in Blount County, has pleaded guilty to four charges stemming from her arrest in November 2014, according to Carol Robinson. [caption id="attachment_39661" align="alignleft" width="245"] Ashley Parkins Pruitt[/caption] The Locust Fork High School graduate and former college basketball player was indicted on two co ...

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BREAKING: Ethics Commission finds probable cause Gov. Bentley broke laws, refers case to district attorney

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY --The Alabama Ethics Commission on Wednesday found probable cause to believe Governor Robert Bentley broke four ethics laws and referred the charges to the Montgomery district attorney's office for possible criminal prosecution. The ethics complaints were filed by multiple individuals, including state auditor Jim Zeigler. The commission found Bentley guil ...

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Trial date set in perjury case of JeffCo District Attorney Todd Henderson

From Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY -- Chilton County Circuit Judge Sibley G. Reynolds, set Sept. 11 as the date for the perjury trial of suspended Jefferson County District Attorney Charles Todd Henderson, according to an AL.com report. [caption id="attachment_37677" align="alignleft" width="240"] Todd Henderson, Photo courtesy Jefferson County Jail[/caption] Jefferson County judges all ...

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Pedestrian struck, killed in Shelby County

SHELBY COUNTY -- A single-vehicle crash at 7:40 p.m. Saturday, April 1 has claimed the life of a pedestrian. Joel Wayne Roberson, 54, of Columbiana was struck by a 2005 Lincoln Town Car while he crossed the roadway on Shelby County 47, four miles south of Columbiana. Robinson was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Lincoln was not injured and remained at the scene. Nothing further is available a ...

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FDA alerts consumers of EpiPen recall

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting consumers to Meridian Medical Technologies’ voluntary recall of 13 lots of Mylan’s EpiPen and EpiPen Jr (epinephrine injection) Auto-Injector products used for emergency treatment of severe allergic reactions. This recall is due to the potential that these devices may contain a defective part that may result in the devices’ failure to activate. The recalled ...

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Jefferson County convenience store owner and family arrested, charged for selling drugs through store

From Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY-- Four people have been charged after a convenience store in Warrior and it's owner's home was raided last week, according to Carol Robinson. Khang Dang Nguyen, 28, Tam Dang Nguyen, 30, Vy Thuy Dang Nguyen, 27, and Jordan Alexander Quick, 22, have been booked into the Jefferson County Jail Tuesday's raids, carried out by Warrior Police Department's narc ...

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Hoover woman arrested after TSA misses her handgun and she alerted police

By Associated Press A Hoover woman has been arrested and a Transportation Security Administration screener has been fired after authorities say she missed a loaded handgun in the woman's carry-on bag at an Atlanta airport, according to WSB-TV. Atlanta police say passenger Katrina Jackson of Hoover was looking for her passport inside her purse and noticed her .38-caliber handgun Sunday while at the gate at H ...

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