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Alabama’s Homicide Rate Double NYC’s, Despite Perceptions

Alabama's Homicide Rate Double NYC's, Despite Perceptions

Alabama’s senior Senator recently drew attention to crime rates, contrasting New York City unfavorably with his home state. The data, however, paints a more nuanced picture. According to CDC figures from 2022, Alabama’s homicide rate stands at 13.9 per 100,000 residents, more than double NYC’s rate of 5.2. This statistic challenges common perceptions of urban … Read more

Alabama’s Farm Bill 2024: A Lifeline for Farmers Facing Challenges

Alabama's Farm Bill 2024: A Lifeline for Farmers Facing Challenges

In the heart of Alabama’s agricultural landscape, the impending Farm Bill of 2024 is poised to make a significant impact on the state’s farming community. With a staggering $1.5 trillion allocation, this legislation represents a crucial lifeline for farmers grappling with the myriad challenges inherent in their profession. SNAP and Beyond: Balancing Support for Farmers … Read more

Alabama Man Arrested After Girlfriend’s Remains Found in Car Trunk

Alabama Man Arrested After Girlfriend’s Remains Found in Car Trunk

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A tragic incident unfolded in Birmingham, Alabama, as authorities arrested a 37-year-old man suspected of kidnapping and killing his 40-year-old girlfriend, Nakita Davidson. The mother of four was last seen in the early hours of April 11 before she met a gruesome fate. Cedric Robertson, a convicted felon with a history of … Read more

Alabama Man Arrested in 2001 Cold Case Death of Wife

Dothan, Alabama – Dwight Mills, a 69-year-old man, has been arrested by the Dothan Police Department in connection with the death of his wife nearly 22 years ago. Sharon Mills, aged 49 at the time, was reported missing by her husband on December 30, 2001. Her body was discovered approximately a month later in a … Read more

Alabama’s Controversial Push for Nitrogen Gas Execution

Alabama Seeks Second Nitrogen Gas Execution Contrasting Accounts of First Nitrogen Gas Execution According to FoxNews, Alabama seeks second nitrogen gas execution after controversial first. Attorney General Steve Marshall asked the Supreme Court to set an execution date for Alan Eugene Miller, 59, convicted of a 1999 double murder. Alabama plans to execute Miller using … Read more

Alabama Mother Allegedly Runs Over Son After Punishment

BOAZ, Ala. – In a disturbing incident, a 7-year-old boy in Boaz, Alabama, was allegedly run over by his mother after she instructed him to walk home from school as punishment. The incident, which occurred on Feb. 9, has shocked the community. According to reports from AL.com, the boy had gotten into trouble at school … Read more

Dothan Man Wanted in Bessemer Child Murder Case

Bessemer, Alabama – Authorities in central Alabama have issued a warrant for the arrest of 25-year-old Kedarrius Odell Mack, a man with ties to Dothan, in connection with the tragic shooting death of 5-year-old Brandon Jamal Nation, III. The incident occurred on January 7, when Nation was receiving a haircut at a Bessemer residence. Gunfire … Read more

Alabama Ex-Cop Indicted for Murder in Fatal Repo Shooting

Decatur Officer Faces Charges Following Shooting of Stephen Perkins Decatur, Alabama (US Local News) – A former Decatur police officer, Bailey Marquette, has been indicted on a state murder charge in connection with the shooting death of 39-year-old Stephen Perkins on September 29, 2023. The incident occurred during an attempt to repossess Perkins’ vehicle, leading … Read more

Alabama Mayor Dies in Apparent Suicide Following Publication of Controversial Images

Smiths Station, Alabama, mourns the loss of Mayor F.L. “Bubba” Copeland, who tragically took his own life just days after a local news site, 1819 News, published images allegedly depicting him in women’s clothing and makeup. The incident, which unfolded amid controversy and criticism, has shaken the small town. Mayor Copeland, also a pastor at … Read more

Alabama Set to Send Tax Rebates to Residents in November

Residents of Alabama can soon expect some financial relief as the state prepares to send out tax rebates in the coming weeks. Alabama’s tax rebate program, reminiscent of the 2022 trend of state stimulus checks, aims to ease the financial burden on its residents by providing one-time tax credits.   Alabama’s tax rebates will be … Read more