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Southern Poverty Law Center terminates co-founder Morris Dees

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY — Morris Dees, the former chief trial council for the Southern Poverty Law Center, has been fired from the organization he co-founded in 1971. In a statement, Southern Poverty Law Center President Richard Cohen said that the decision had taken effect on Wednesday. [caption id="attachment_74298" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons ...

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Traffic stop nets 5 drug arrests in Cullman County

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CULLMAN COUNTY – Five were arrested and 24 grams of meth were seized by deputies with the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday. Authorities said that deputies conducted a traffic stop on US Highway 31 North in the Vinemont area. After searching the vehicle, deputies located approximately 24 grams of methamphetamine and 28 grams of marijuana. They also located p ...

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4 separate shootings in Birmingham on Wednesday leave 1 dead, at least 2 wounded

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM -- A violent Wednesday has Birmingham Police investigating four separate shootings that left one person dead and at least two people wounded. The fatal shooting took place in the 600 block of Delta Street Southwest. The victim in that shooting was transported to the hospital, but was pronounced dead. Earlier Wednesday, police found a man suffering from a ...

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Film crew to close highway in Riverside

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports RIVERSIDE — A film production crew will be closing US 78 on March 14, according to the Alabama Department of Transportation. Weather permitting, the section of the roadway that stands over the Coosa River at the St. Clair County/Talladega County line will be closed starting at 8 a.m. ALDOT has provided detour information: Both directions of the Coosa River bridge on ...

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VIDEO: Birmingham Police investigating 2 robberies in East Birmingham

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham detectives are asking for information in two robbery investigations. Police have released surveillance images and video from the first robbery, which happened on March 7 around 9:45 p.m.  The suspect entered the Walgreens at 9325 Parkway East, approached the register and showed the store clerk a gun.  The suspect then demanded money and cigar ...

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Bridge replacement on US 31 over I-65 in Calera

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CALERA — Weather permitting, Monday, March 11, the Alabama Department of Transportation will begin bridge removal on US 31 over I-65 in Calera. The bridge removal will start at Exit 231. From 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., the I-65 southbound traffic will be directed to use the off ramp at Exit 231 and then back on to the on ramp at Exit 231. Southbound removal will take pla ...

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Gas tax plan could get final approval Tuesday

By Caroline Beck and Will Whatley, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY -- Gov. Kay Ivey’s gas tax and infrastructure proposal could get to her desk Tuesday if it clears the Alabama Senate. Senate leadership said there is a growing comfort level with the bill in the 35-member chamber. The bill would gradually raise the state's tax on gasoline and diesel fuel by 10 cents a gallon over three years, with possible pen ...

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Gas tax bill passes Senate committee

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY — An Alabama Senate committee has approved a 10 cent gas tax increase. The Senate Transportation and Energy Committee approved the tax 12-0, according to Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh's office. Governor Kay Ivey is promoting the tax increase be phased in with an immediate 6 cents per gallon hike and 2 cents to be added next year, with another 2 cents ...

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Road work on John Hawkins Parkway between Shades Crest Road and Lake Cyrus Blvd

From The Jefferson County staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — Weather permitting, on Tuesday the Alabama Department of Transportation will continue an Asphalt Paving project for the widening of State Route 150 (John Hawkins Parkway) between Shades Crest Road and Lake Cyrus Boulevard in Jefferson County. This work will also affect the SR-150 side streets including Whisperwood Drive, Old Section Road, Ross Bridg ...

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27-year-old man killed in Cleburne County crash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CLEBURNE COUNTY -- According to the Alabama State Troopers, a 27-year-old Alabama man was killed in a Monday morning crash. A two-vehicle crash at 6:35 a.m. on Monday has claimed the life of a Heflin man. Remington Clay Messer, 27, was traveling east on U.S. Highway 78 when the 2001 Chevrolet pickup he was driving collided with a 2015 Freightliner that was traveling ...

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