Oxford Police Chief expresses frustration in death of George Floyd

Local law enforcement officials and community activists expressing outrage at the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis officers.

Minneapolis police station torched amid George Floyd protest

A police spokesman confirmed late Thursday that staff had evacuated the 3rd Precinct station, the focus of many of the protests, “in the interest of the safety of our personnel" shortly after 10 p.m.
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Ohio state troopers chase runaway SUV on wild ride

A 20-year-old woman called the Washington County Sheriff’s Office saying her vehicle wouldn’t stop or even slow down.

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  Local nurse recounts sneaky battle with COVID-19

  ADPH: 591 Alabamians have died from COVID-19 as more than 16K test positive

  Nearly 28,000 Alabamians added their names to first-time jobless benefits list last week

  Alabamians are recovering from COVID-19, one man shares his story

Third Etowah County Courthouse employee contracts COVID-19

The building reopened a few weeks ago, after closing in accordance with Governor Ivey’s “stay at home” order.
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New Zealand near eradication, but virus has grim global hold

In the U.S., the virus threw more than 2 million people out of work last week despite the gradual reopening of businesses, stoking fears the scourge is doing deep and potentially long-lasting damage to the world's largest economy.

  Health experts say a second wave of coronavirus is probable later this year

  Tuscaloosa Mayor addresses recent jump in COVID-19 cases

  Hoover Met preparing for biggest sporting event since COVID-19

  Birmingham City Council to extend face covering ordinance

  Tuesday Morning to close 132 stores, including Gadsden & Cullman locations

Bones found at Birmingham landfill

Drugs, guns and cash seized in search warrant at Alabaster home

Church of the Highlands announces when in-person services will resume

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  Protesters set Minneapolis police station afire

The protests that began late Wednesday and stretched into Thursday morning were the most destructive yet since the death of George Floyd, who was seen on video gasping for breath during an arrest in which an officer kneeled on his neck for almost eight minutes.

SPORTS

  UAB Football “heartbroken” over the death of incoming freshman Jamari Smith

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Limestone county deputies searching for missing teenager

Death investigation underway at Phenix City lumber mill after machine malfunction

Northport nursing home battles fast increase in COVID-19 cases

ADOC: 2 inmates, 4 more employees test positive for COVID-19

5 traffic deaths during Memorial Day weekend, ALEA reports

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says it investigated a total of 375 crashes resulting in five deaths. There were also several drownings, according to Marine Patrol.
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  US virus deaths top 100,000, 41 million unemployed

Worldwide, the virus has infected more than 5.6 million people and killed over 350,000, with the U.S. having the most confirmed cases and deaths.

Hoover police arrest suspect for shoplifting and leading chase in stolen vehicle

Jefferson Co. Coroner needs help locating family members of multiple people

  Hoover City School superintendent discusses fall options during Town Hall

Hale Co. authorities searching for man last seen near Greensboro

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