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2 men wanted for burglary in Tuscaloosa

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TUSCALOOSA — Two men are wanted for burglary in Tuscaloosa. [caption id="attachment_74626" align="alignleft" width="300"] KELDRICK CREWS AND ANTHONY KIRKMAN[/caption] Police said Keldrick Crews, 37, and Anthony Kirkman, 38, both of Tuscaloosa, are facing 3rd-degree Burglary and Attempted Burglary charges. Anyone who has information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at ...

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Teen charged in sex abuse case

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MCCALLA — The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office arrested an 18 year old in connection to a sexual abuse case in McCalla. [caption id="attachment_74621" align="alignleft" width="240"] Zachary HogueSOURCE: The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office[/caption] Zachary Hogue is charged with Sodomy 1st degree and Sexual Abuse 1st degree. Detectives with the sheriff's office we ...

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71-year-old woman killed in north Alabama crash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HALEYVILLE -- According to Alabama State Troopers, a single vehicle crash at 3:05 p.m. on Monday claimed the life of a Haleyville woman. Carolyn P. Nicholson, 71, was killed when the F-250 pickup truck she was driving left the road and struck a tree on County Road 93 in Franklin County. Nicholson was med-flighted to Huntsville Hospital where she was pronounced dead. ...

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eWIC cards coming soon

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY — The Alabama Department of Public Health is issuing the state's first eWIC electronic benefit transfer cards. The pilot project allows approved foods to be automatically entered onto a card that is similar to a debit card. The card replaces current paper-based food instruments and cash-value vouchers. The first cards will be given to recipients in Autaug ...

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GOP: Without new money to fund it, Medicaid expansion unlikely

By Mary Sell, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY — Alabama Democrats hope their support of Gov. Kay Ivey’s gas tax increase got them farther on possible Medicaid expansion, but legislative leaders last week said expansion can’t happen without new money. “There is no plan to feasibly make it work,” Sen. Greg Albritton, R-Atmore, said Friday about the possibility of expansion. He’s chairman of the Senate General F ...

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New list of road closures in downtown Birmingham

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM – The Alabama Department of Transportation has provided a list of planned road closures surrounding the Interstate 20/59 Bridge Replacement Project. Drivers should expect delays as crews continue work in downtown Birmingham. Detours will be posted along impacted routes. Saturday, March 16 – Sunday, March 17 Open 16th Street N 18th Street N 19th Street N R ...

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Man finds body under 900-pound piece of furniture

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports MARION, Ind. (WXIN) — Fox 59 in Indianapolis spoke with a man who said he found a body under his antique floor safe in his garage. Homeowner George Hollingsworth said he was cleaning out his garage after a suspected home break-in. As he approached his safe he noticed it had been knocked over. Upon further inspection, he realized there was a body underneath the 900-p ...

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UPDATE: 14 confirmed tornadoes in Alabama

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The National Weather Service in Birmingham confirmed that 14 tornadoes hit Alabama on Thursday, March 14. There were two supercells that are believed to have produced four or more of these tornadoes. An EF-1 twister with a 7.1 miles path hit Autauga County, just 10 miles north of Autaugaville, at 8:44 p.m. The path of the tornado started at Dawson Mill. ...

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Cullman man asking strangers for clothes arrested on drug charges

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CULLMAN COUNTY — Law enforcement arrested a Cullman County man for trafficking in heroin and methamphetamine Thursday. Johnny Wayne Johnson, 34, faces other charges including unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana in the second degree and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the Cullman County Sheriff’s Off ...

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Governor calling on the girls for cybersecurity

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — Governor Kay Ivey today encouraged young women to participate in a new program on cybersecurity. The 2019 Girls Go CyberStart program is an online series of challenges that allows students to learn how to be a cyber protection agent. The competition uses computer science and information technology, but no prior experience in those areas is required. Gir ...

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