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One dead after officer-involved shooting in Calhoun County

PIEDMONT, Ala. (WIAT) — A person has been killed in an officer-involved shooting, Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade says.

The incident occurred at Helen Drive in Piedmont Monday morning, where the person who was killed had reportedly been living in their car after it broke down about 10 days ago, and the homeowner helped the man push his vehicle into their yard where it had been since. 111 more words

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Anniston High School teacher arrested on sexual abuse charges

ANNISTON, Ala. (WIAT) — A teacher at Anniston High School has been taken into custody on sexual abuse charges, according to Sgt. Kyle Price with Anniston Police. 55 more words

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First responders keep Calhoun County moving during storm

OXFORD, Ala. (WIAT) — First responders in Calhoun County responded to several reports of fallen trees and flooded roads Monday.

The Oxford Police Department blocked a few side roads with orange traffic cones, out of an abundance of caution, to keep cars from driving through small floods. 299 more words

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Mother reportedly kills two daughters in Jacksonville-area murder-suicide

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — Three women are dead after a mother reportedly killed her two daughters in a murder suicide, according to Calhoun County Coroner Pat Brown. 52 more words

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Ending My Time In Central Illinois With Mud and Scissortails!

So, I’ve officially moved to Southern Illinois, just when I was starting to get to know Central Illinois. ¬†However, before leaving, I took three trips through different parts of the area. 1,631 more words


Anniston Police investigating after man found shot to death in SUV

ANNISTON, Ala. (WIAT) — Anniston Police are conducting a homicide investigation after finding a body in an SUV Monday night.

Police found James Byrd Junior dead from a single gunshot wound. 53 more words

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A school name too difficult

You probably have not heard of Morgan-Leary High School.

Its existence is only ¬†noted in a single one of Georgia’s educational directories, the 1957-58 edition. Its actual life was even shorter. 495 more words