News archive from 9 December 2016

Italian tourist killed in favela in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro

RIO DE JANEIRO –  An Italian tourist was killed Thursday in a shantytown near the center of Rio de Janeiro in an area fought over by rival drug trafficking gangs, police said. Authorities identified the dead man as Roberto Bardella and said another...

 
A grim tally soars: More than 50,000 overdose deaths in US

A grim tally soars: More than 50,000 overdose deaths in US

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 50,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year, the most ever. The disastrous tally has been pushed to new heights by soaring abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers, a class of drugs known as opioids. Heroin deaths...

Chron, 19:31 in Health
 

Trump chooses 'Band of Brothers' over 'Team of Rivals'

By choosing retired Marine General John Kelly to serve as Homeland Security Secretary, President-elect Donald Trump appears to be assembling a 'Band of Brothers' rather than a 'Team of Rivals,' the model used by President Obama to form his first...

Fox News, 19:41 in Politics
 

Mountain Brook shop 'shames the hell out of' shoplifter with hilarious Facebook message

The owners of a Mountain Brook clothing store don't mess around when it comes to shoplifting. Just Thursday, while The Pants Store in Crestline was holding its annual Holiday Open House, a woman entered the store presumably to take advantage of the...

 

Mountain Brook shop 'shames the hell out of' shoplifter with hilarious Facebook message

The owners of a Mountain Brook clothing store don't mess around when it comes to shoplifting. Just Thursday, while The Pants Store in Crestline was holding its annual Holiday Open House, a woman entered the store presumably to take advantage of the...

 

Chief psychiatrist for prison system defends level of care

The chief psychiatrist for Alabama prisons testified that inmates are screened for mental illness, given a treatment plan if they are ill and provided needed medication regardless of cost. Dr. Robert Hunter, medical director for MHM Alabama, took the...

 

Chief psychiatrist for prison system defends level of care

The chief psychiatrist for Alabama prisons testified that inmates are screened for mental illness, given a treatment plan if they are ill and provided needed medication regardless of cost. Dr. Robert Hunter, medical director for MHM Alabama, took the...

 

Pickens mother convicted of murder in fatal shooting of son's boyfriend

A jury found a Pickens County mother guilty of murder in the shooting death of her son's boyfriend, the Tuscaloosa News reported. Anita Hill, 54, was taken away in handcuffs after the verdict in the Tuscaloosa County Courtroom on Thursday. She's...

 

Pickens mother convicted of murder in fatal shooting of son's boyfriend

A jury found a Pickens County mother guilty of murder in the shooting death of her son's boyfriend, the Tuscaloosa News reported. Anita Hill, 54, was taken away in handcuffs after the verdict in the Tuscaloosa County Courtroom on Thursday. She's...

 

County commissions seek $1.2 billion bond issue, 3-cent gas tax

The Association of County Commissions of Alabama voted today to seek legislative approval of a $1.2 billion bond issue for road construction during next year's legislative session. The plan calls for a 3-cent tax on gasoline and diesel fuel to pay off...

 

County commissions seek $1.2 billion bond issue, 3-cent gas tax

The Association of County Commissions of Alabama voted today to seek legislative approval of a $1.2 billion bond issue for road construction during next year's legislative session. The plan calls for a 3-cent tax on gasoline and diesel fuel to pay off...

 

1 confirmed dead in Tuscaloosa County wreck

Alabama State Troopers have confirmed a fatality in a single-vehicle wreck in Tuscaloosa County on Thursday. Senior Trooper Reginal King said the accident happened at 3 p.m. on U.S. 82 near the 35-mile marker. The victim was not identified. This post...

 
Judge Reinhold arrested after refusing airport security pat-down

Judge Reinhold arrested after refusing airport security pat-down

"Fast Times at Ridgemont High" actor Judge Reinhold was arrested at Dallas Love Field airport Thursday after an incident involving TSA workers.  Fox 4 News reported that Reinhold, 59, became uncooperative when TSA agents attempted to give...

 

Homewood officer reassigned after woman handcuffed at Walmart

A Homewood police officer who detained and handcuffed a 59-year-old black woman at Walmart during a theft investigation - a move that sparked outrage among some local activists - has been reassigned, authorities said Thursday night. The officer, whose...

 

Homewood officer reassigned after woman handcuffed at Walmart

A Homewood police officer who detained and handcuffed a 59-year-old black woman at Walmart during a theft investigation - a move that sparked outrage among some local activists - has been reassigned, authorities said Thursday night. The officer, whose...

 

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