Articles Tagged with alabama

Forrest Gump Is Running Again — In A Video Game! (Video)

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What better way to mark the 20th anniversary of the Oscar-winning film Forrest Gump than with his own IOS game! Forrest Gump must have seen this coming down the pike, when he said, “Lieutenant Dan got me invested in some kind of fruit company. So then I got a call from him, saying we don’t… Read more »

Accidental Shooting Claims Life Of 10-Year-Old Alabama Boy

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Accidental shootings never take a holiday. Another one occurred Monday evening in Auburn, Alabama, claiming the life of a 10-year-old boy. According to a report in the local Opelika-Auburn News, a 10-year-old boy was in a bedroom of a residence on the 13000 block of the Auburn community of Beauregard, with his 12-year-old brother and… Read more »

Nick Saban, Alabama Strike Long-Term Deal

Nick Saban staying at Alabama

Nick Saban has made a decision about his football coaching future. He is staying at Alabama. Rumors were flying that Saban was leaving Tuscaloosa to take over from Mack Brown as the head coach of the University of Texas Longhorns. But he has instead agreed to a multi-year contract extension tonight with the Crimson Tide,… Read more »

Tonya Graddy Killed In Chevron Refinery Explosion

Chevron refinery fire

Tonya Graddy, a 46-year-old woman From Semmes, Alabama, was killed in an explosion and subsequent fire at the Chevron Refinery in Pascagoula. Various authorities were at the refinery for the whole day on Friday trying to establish what caused the massive explosion. What is known is that at approximately 2 a.m. something went wrong in… Read more »

Coach Fired After Attending Wrong Church In Alabama

Coach Fired After Refusing To Go To Specific Church

A state champion coach was fired for not going to the right church. A football and basketball coach for the East Memorial Christian Academy in Prattville, Alabama, Scott Phillips was dismissed because he didn’t feel comfortable forcing his family to attend the East Memorial Baptist Church. Because of this, the school’s football team is now… Read more »

Cop Fired For Speaking Out Against Ticket, Arrest Quotas

Cop Fired In Auburn For Speaking Out Against Quotas

A cop has been fired for speaking out against his department’s arrest and ticket quotas. Former Auburn, Alabama, police officer Justin Hanners shared a recording with Reason.TV of his one-time police chief — “Dawson” was the only name given in the video (see below) — requiring that officers make 100 contacts each month. “When I… Read more »

Alabama Man Robs Bank, Wants Jail Time To Avoid Homelessness

Alabama Man Robs Bank To Spend Time In Jail Rather Than Be Homeless

An Alabama man robbed a bank then waited for police to arrive. Sitting patiently on a nearby bench in the shade of the bank, the robbery suspect was found and arrested by police Monday. Sources at Yahoo! News say police in the Alabama town of Moulton said the suspect repeatedly explained that he was fearing… Read more »

Alabama Hostage Situation Ends After 7 Days: Boy Safe, Suspect Dead

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Midland City, AL – The week-long hostage situation in Alabama is finally at its end, with the 5-year-old child hostage being freed and the suspect dead. A law enforcement source told Reuters that the Alabama bunker hostage situation ended on Monday after seven days of negotiation. Authorities are expected to make a major announcement at… Read more »

Alabama Nightclub Shooting: 3 Dead, 4 Injured

Alabama Nightclub Shooting

Wicksburg, AL – Twenty-two-year-old Ryan Peterson of Alabama was arrested during the early morning hours of Friday; he was wanted in the midnight shooting at the nightclub Teaser’s in Wicksburg. The shooting at the nightclub left three people dead and a fourth person injured. Police engaged in air and ground efforts to find the suspect…. Read more »

Walmart’s Newest Headache, Building A Store On Top Of Unmarked Slave Graves

WalMart Supercenter and Slave Graves

Constructing a new Walmart Supercenter always comes with its own headaches that include city, state and federal building permits, financing requests and of course battling with local protesters. In the case of a proposed location in Florence, Alabama however the company has run into a unique headache, its selected location may eventually rest on top… Read more »