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2 Florida men charged with breaking into vehicle at Vestavia park, leading police on chase

VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. (WIAT) — Two men from Jacksonville, Florida have been charged with unlawful breaking and entering of a vehicle and attempting to elude police after a… 94 more words

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Family of teen injured in hit-and-run on Highway 79 near Pinson wants justice

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Jefferson County investigators are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a teenager walking along Highway 79 this week.

Family members of 18-year-old Alex Needham tell CBS 42 that he broke his leg and now has several stitches above his eye. 340 more words

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Loose-Cannon Detective Partnered With By-The-Book Cop

Detective Jane Deckland of the Los Angeles Police Department reportedly became upset when her captain ordered her to take detective Barton Malloy, a so-called “milquetoast desk jockey,” as her partner. 353 more words


Gadsden PD looking for leads after woman critically injured in hit and run on East Broad Street

GADSDEN, Ala. (WIAT) — Police are searching for information after a 39-year-old woman was run down on East Broad Street near the Padenreich Ave intersection. 96 more words

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Area Man Feigns Having Children To Purchase Sugar Cereal Free Of Guilt

Howard Normstrom, a 37-year-old engineer from Plainsfield, Arkansas, was arrested on Tuesday after it was discovered that his children were completely made up.

Howard says he started the ruse when shopping for sugar cereal roughly six years ago. 321 more words


Body in cardboard coffin falls from hearse during transit in Decatur

DECATUR, Ala. (WIAT) — A man stepped in to help after encountering a frightening situation in the middle of the roadway. Daniel Smith says he noticed what looked like two cars stopped in the middle of Beltline Road in Decatur. 99 more words

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