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Man charged with 4 counts of manslaughter for wrong-way crash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports WALKER COUNTY — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) announced the arrest of a man involved in a quadruple fatal crash in Walker County on Thursday, July 11, 2019. Michael Troy Majors, 25, of Bessemer, Alabama, was charged with four counts of Manslaughter. Four people from Little Rock, Arkansas, were killed in the wrong-way crash on Interstate 22 in Jasper. [ca ...

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Man shouting ‘You die!’ kills 33 in Japan anime studio fire

By the Associated Press By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing 33 people in an attack that shocked the country and brought an outpouring of grief from anime fans. Thirty-six others were injured, some of them critically, in a blaze that sent people scrambling up ...

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Trussville City Schools Names Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville City School system announced Dr. Lisa Berry was named Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction on Thursday, July 18. Dr. Berry has been the Principal of Hewitt-Trussville Middle School since August 2013. Berry has also served as Assistant Principal of both Hewitt-Trussville High School and Hewitt-Trussville Middle School. Su ...

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Netflix subscriber drop hints at streaming-service fatigue

By MAE ANDERSON AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — How much is too much for streaming video? A dramatic slowdown in worldwide growth at Netflix — including the first quarterly drop in its U.S. subscribers since 2011 — is raising questions about just how much are people willing to pay for streaming services. Especially with a host of new ones from Disney, Apple and others on their way. A recent price incre ...

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5 guys arrested at Five Guys Burgers & Fries in Florida

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports STUART, Fla. — Five guys were arrested after a fistfight at Five Guys Burgers and Fries in Stuart, Florida. The Stuart Police Department posted about the arrest on Facebook, saying they received a call about the fight on Wednesday, July 17. All five — two adults and three juveniles — were arrested. "Five guys were involved in the fight, and those five guys found the ...

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Authorities recapture Alabama inmate mistakenly released

By the Associated Press DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — An inmate in Alabama who was mistakenly set free has been taken back into custody ahead of a murder trial. News outlets report 34-year-old Andrea Duhreal Flagg was captured Wednesday morning in the Dothan area. He had been out since his July 11 release from Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer where he completed a sentence for an unrelated charge. Houston C ...

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Alabama man shot, wounded after trying to pour gas on woman, run officer over

By the Associate Press FORT PAYNE, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say a man tried to pour gasoline on a woman and attempted to run an officer over before he was shot and wounded by authorities. News outlets report 40-year-old Jeffery Scott Johnson was charged Tuesday with domestic violence and theft of property. Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum says Johnson attempted to pour gasoline on a woman and then l ...

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Couple hopes to “unite people” after racist graffiti on sign in Clay

By Erica Thomas, managing editor CLAY — A real estate power couple is hoping to show love to the person responsible for a hateful act. Someone spray-painted a racial slur on a "Coming Soon" sign that was placed in the front yard of a home in Clay. Jeremy and Gina Miller, who own Local Realty, have been together for nearly 15 years. Gina graduated from Clay-Chalkville High School in 2002 and now homeschools ...

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Robbery suspect dead, 2 officers hurt, after officer-involved shooting in Birmingham

By Erica Thomas, managing editor BIRMINGHAM — A robbery suspect was killed and two Birmingham Police officers were injured after a robbery and shooting in downtown Birmingham. Police received a call about a robbery in progress at a convenience store in the 500 block of 23rd Street North, on Wednesday, July 17. An officer responded and a man matching the description of the suspect pulled out a handgun and fi ...

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Alabama’s Roy Moore lags in 2020 fundraising, Jones leads

From the Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore has raised less than $17,000 for his U.S. Senate race, according to quarterly campaign reports filed this week. The fundraising report covered only the opening few days of his campaign but show Moore is starting from a financial disadvantage in the high-profile 2020 race. He raised $16,693 between announcing his candidacy on June ...

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