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$10.3M Projects Start: Sumter Co., Ala.

Updated: 11/13/2015 - The first of several major road projects has started in Sumter County, Alabama. Two years ago the county was awarded more than ten times what it generally receives each year for such work.

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Demopolis Suspect Arrested

Posted: 11/12/2015 - An 18-year-old, who was wanted by Demopolis police, has been taken into custody.

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VictoryLand Owner Hopes to Reopen by Christmas

Posted: 11/11/2015 - A lawyer for VictoryLand owner Milton McGregor said he hopes to have the casino reopened by Christmas despite a court order allowing Alabama to keep seized gambling machines.

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Cartel Hit-Man Faces Capital Trial in Florida

Posted: 11/11/2015 - An admitted Mexican cartel hit-man convicted of murders in California and Alabama is also facing a possible death sentence in Florida for two additional killings.

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Alabama Death Row Inmate Seeks Case Review

Posted: 11/11/2015 - A death row inmate in Alabama has asked the state supreme court to review his case. Lawyers for Bill Kuenzel argue jurors never heard critical evidence that could have proven his innocence.

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Officers in Alabama Police Arrest Video Identified

Posted: 11/11/2015 - Authorities have identified three Alabama police officers who were placed on paid administrative leave after videos showed them using a stun gun and a baton to break up a post-football game party.

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Obama Appeals to Supreme Court Over Immigration Plan

Posted: 11/10/2015 - The Obama administration will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on the president's plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation.

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Seven Charged in Check Cashing Scheme

Posted: 11/06/2015 - Federal prosecutors say seven people have been arrested in a fraudulent check cashing scheme that was based at Montgomery Wal-Mart.

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State's Lawsuit Against Bingo Casinos Will Proceed

Posted: 11/06/2015 - Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange says the state's litigation against bingo casinos will go forward despite the governor's order that local law enforcement should take over gambling enforcement.

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Ex-BP Engineer Pleads Guilty

Updated: 11/06/2015 - A former BP engineer has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in connection with the 2010 BP oil spill. Kurt Mix was accused of deleting text messages about how much oil escaped into Gulf waters.

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Jam Packed Weekend in Meridian

Updated: 11/05/2015 - The streets of Meridian are expected to be full this weekend, as several events are being held downtown that are expected to draw crowds to the Queen City.

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Judge Declares Second Mistrial

Posted: 11/04/2015 - A second jury has deadlocked and a judge has declared another mistrial in the case of an Alabama police officer charged with using excessive force against an Indian man.

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Jurors Tell Judge They Can't Reach Verdict

Posted: 11/03/2015 - Jurors say they can't reach a verdict in the trial of an Alabama police officer charged with using excessive force against an Indian man.

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Law Enforcement Warns about 'IRS' Scam

Posted: 11/02/2015 - Both the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department and Meridian Police Department have had numerous reports from citizens about a phone scam that uses the name of the Internal Revenue Service.

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