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6 Jul 2019
Prosecutors in Alabama have dropped manslaughter charges against a woman who lost her unborn child after she was shot in a fight. A grand jury indicted Marshae Jones after deciding that the shooter acted in self defense.
22 Apr 2018
Alabama Department of Corrections Commissioner Jeff Dunn announced the execution of 83-year-old convicted pipe-bomb killer, Walter Moody, the oldest known person put to death in the modern era of U.S. capital punishment.
13 Dec 2017
Democrat Doug Jones delivers victory speech after defeating Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama.
24 Sep 2017
At a political rally for Alabama Senator Luther Strange, U.S. President Donald Trump called on NFL owners to fire players who kneel during the national anthem.
31 Jul 2017
Authorities in Alabama have recaptured all but one of the 12 prisoners who escaped from a jail in Walker County on Sunday night.
13 Jul 2017
Police in Alabama are searching for a gunman who they say shot and killed three people in a mobile home park near Birmingham before reportedly fleeing into nearby woods.
26 May 2017
Convicted murderer Tommy Arthur is executed in Alabama on Friday.
17 Mar 2017
A woman jumps out of a car trunk to escape from a man police say kidnapped and tried to rob her in Birmingham, Alabama.

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