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ALABAMA (U.S): Compassionate cop buys truckloads of food for starving shoplifter

Published on Dec 12, 2014

The compassion shown by Officer William Stacy to desperate Alabama mother Helen Johnson captured the nation’s attention at a time of strained relations between the police and black Americans. 822 more words


ALABAMA (U.S): NYPD Officers TURN THEIR BACK TO Mayor De Blasio As He Enters Police Press Conference

Published on Dec 20, 2014

Police officers turned their backs on Mayor Bill de Blasio as he walked into the police press conference about the two NYPD officers shot and killed execution-style in Brooklyn. 17 more words


ALABAMA (U.S): Spring Hill College responds to embezzlement, says issue was isolated

MOBILE, Alabama — Following news that a former Spring Hill College employee pled guilty to embezzling more than $180,000, the college issued a statement Saturday saying the issue was isolated and no other funds are at risk. 30 more words


ALABAMA (U.S): Mountain Brook Police searching for suspect in armed robbery along Jemison trail

MOUNTAIN BROOK, Alabama—Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Mountain Brook Parkway Saturday afternoon.

According to the Mountain Brook Police Department, an armed robbery occurred on the Jemison Trail near the Overbrook Road intersection around 2 p.m. 22 more words


ALABAMA (U.S): Police warn Hoover residents to be vigilant after possible kidnapping attempt

HOOVER, Alabama—Police are warning residents to be watchful after a possible kidnapping attempt Friday, Dec. 19.

According to a release, officers were called to the Highland Crest neighborhood around 1 p.m. 137 more words


ALABAMA (U.S): Powderly shooting victim dies, homicide under investigation

Birmingham police are investigating the shooting death of a man shot in the Powderly area last week.

According to a press release, Birmingham resident Walter Cook was shot several times on Wednesday, Dec. 57 more words


ALABAMA (U.S): Oxford police investigating double homicide at motel

OXFORD, Alabama — Oxford police are investigating the death of a man and a woman at a motel off Interstate 20.

Calhoun County Coroner Pat Brown said Cordeira Romye Maxwell, 24, of Ohatchee, and Misty Renea Lopez, 23, of Oxford, were pronounced dead at 11 p.m. READ MORE