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Brewer sentenced to 25 years in prison for murder

FLORENCE, Ala. – A capital murder suspect who pleaded guilty in Nov. was sentenced to 25 years in prison Wednesday.

Shannon Paul Brewer pleaded guilty to capital murder just… 153 more words


Angel Tree volunteers overwhelmed by outpouring of Shoals support

FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Shoals has come together in a big way to make Christmas special for almost 2,000 children.

The Salvation Army of the Shoals has seen record responses this year with their Angel Tree program. 224 more words


FreightCar America Hosting Job Fair to Fill 150-200 Positions at Barton Facility

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – FreightCar America announced Monday it will host a job fair to fill between 150 and 200 production team positions at the mile-long railcar plant in Barton, Alabama. 400 more words


High schoolers adopt 40 Angels for Christmas

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WHNT) – A group of students at Muscle Shoals High School organized a generous amount of holiday cheer.

They pooled their resources together from classes and school clubs to adopt Angels from the Salvation Army this year. 245 more words


Woman charged with abusing 96-year-old woman at Florence nursing home

FLORENCE, Ala. – A former nurse has been arrested and charged with abusing a 96-year-old patient, Florence Police said.

27-year-old Labarbara Deshay Currin was arrested Tuesday by U.S. 45 more words


Jury finds Colbert County man guilty of manslaughter

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – After an hour of deliberations Wednesday morning, a jury found James Christopher Martin guilty of manslaughter.

Martin was charged with the shooting death of Grant Campbell in November of 2013.  38 more words


UPDATE: Wood burning stove responsible for fatal fire in Rogersville

ROGERSVILLE, Ala. – New details have come to light in the fire that took the life of a man in Rogersville last Tuesday. Police announced the cause of the fire was a wood burning stove malfunctioning in the garage. 136 more words