Attorneys for an Alabama inmate have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his Thursday execution for killing a police officer. Attorneys for 67-year-old Vernon Madison on Wednesday argued a judge should not have sentenced Madison to death when jurors recommended life imprisonment.

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The Etowah county coroner has identified 2 bodies found in a residence in the Highway 11 area of Attalla, Ala. 49 year old Johnny Whisenant and 59 year old Joey Walker were found dead Wednesday afternoon. There has been no cause of death released. A relative of one of the men called apartment management after they were not able to contact them.
Attorneys for an Alabama inmate have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his Thursday execution for killing a police officer. Attorneys for 67-year-old Vernon Madison on Wednesday argued a judge should not have sentenced Madison to death when jurors recommended life imprisonment.
Authorities say an Alabama man has been indicted, accused of groping a 14-year-old girl in a shopping center parking lot. A Jefferson County grand jury indicted 26-year-old Brent Lee Higginbotham on Jan. 12. Court records made public Monday say he has been charged with first-degree sexual abuse by force.
Montgomery Police are investigating a homicide after the shooting death of 22-year-old Terrence Mahone. The shooting happened at the intersection of Bonaparte and the West South Boulevard around 2:15 a.m. At the scene, officers located a vehicle that had run into a sign. Inside the vehicle, they located Mahone, the passenger, who had sustained a fatal gunshot wound.
A man has serious injuries, after a shoot-out in Birmingham Sunday night. The Birmingham Police Department says it happened in the 5600 block of Monte Sano Road, near Fairfield. Officers were informed of ShotSpotter alerts in that area about 845pm.
Investigators have made an arrest in the disappearance of Emmett Kyzer of Tuscaloosa County. The Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit says investigators found probable cause to arrest Clifford Sinclair Madison, 53.
Leonidas, Trussville Police Department's K9, received a bullet and stab protective vest that has been donated by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Leonida's vest will be embroidered with the words "Protect this K9 and their partner
The Calhoun County Sheriff's Office is investigating after four people, including three family members, were shot and killed on Thursday. According to Sheriff Matthew Wade, Tony Parker fatally shot his 12-year-old son, 19-year-old daughter and his daughter's 20-year-old fiancee at his home on Chinch Creek Road in White Plains.
Birmingham: Police are working a homicide investigation after a man was found shot and killed early Thursday morning. Police found the victim in the 200 block of Tucker Avenue, according to Sgt. Williston.
Police are seeking the identity of a theft suspect who hit several businesses in Russellville. He was caught on camera in mid-September and investigators hope someone knows who he is.
Huntsville: police are investigating a shooting which sent one man to the hospital. Police say the 30-year-old victim, Brandon Wells, was taken to Huntsville Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by a bullet while sitting in a car at a parking lot. Another vehicle occupant was uninjured
Two men from Marion County have been reported missing to the sheriff's office. Landon McCarley and Kirnes McCarley were last seen on Jan. 12 at 8:30 a.m.
Jackson County authorities have charged a man with murder for an overnight shooting in Stevenson. Christopher Kenneth McCallie, 26, of Stevenson, was arrested overnight. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to a shooting call on Sharon Drive around 1:30 a.m. and found Joshua Todd Smith, 38, of Jasper, Tenn., dead inside a home there.
House fire on Brooksdale Dr in Tuscaloosa. Thankfully, everyone out, no injuries
Police in Madison have made an arrest in connection with a weekend shooting at the Country Inn and Suites on Westchester Road. Officers arrested and charged 18-year-old Amari Tivon Hurt of Huntsville with attempted murder and first-degree burglary.5 month ago
Police in Madison have made an arrest in connection with a weekend shooting at the Country Inn and Suites on Westchester Road. Officers arrested and charged 18-year-old Amari Tivon Hurt of Huntsville with attempted murder and first-degree burglary.
Huntsville police say one person has suffered serious injuries as a result of a shooting near Hobbs Road. Police say the person was shot on Marinawoods Drive at an apartment complex. The shooting is currently under investigation.
Homicide investigation on 36th Pl and 45th Ave N, Birmingham. One young man dead
Huntsville fire crews responded to a house fire on Hemlock Drive Sunday evening. According to authorities, they got the call around 8:40 p.m. It took crews about 20 minutes to put out the flames
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Shooting left one man dead and injured four others, including an off-duty deputy. Eutaw police chief Derek Coleman says 36-year-old Mandel Pearson of Anniston was killed in the shooting at the old National Guard Armory where a biker club event was taking place. Officers found over 100 shell casings outside of the armory
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Madison, Alabama shooting at 101 Westchester Dr: 4 injured
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Eutaw, Alabama shooting at 809 Mesopotamia St: 1 killed, 5 injured
A guest at a Fairfield motel was killed late Saturday night when a stray bullet from a drive-by shooting outside penetrated his room wall and hit him. Multiple shots rang out about 11 p.m. on the road in front of America's Best Inn & Suites on Kelco Place, according to Fairfield police. The victim, an adult male, was in his third-floor room when the gunfire erupted. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
One person was sent to a hospital for medical attention, after a shooting about 8:45pm Saturday night. The Birmingham Police Department says it happened at 5024 16th Avenue North. That location is a residential area, near the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
A woman body was found in Calera early Saturday morning, and police are investigating as a homicide. The Calera Police Department says the body of Kathleen Dawn West, 42, was found in the 100 block of Green Wood Circle5 month ago
A woman body was found in Calera early Saturday morning, and police are investigating as a homicide. The Calera Police Department says the body of Kathleen Dawn West, 42, was found in the 100 block of Green Wood Circle
A man was killed Saturday, after being apparently shot while sitting in a car. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says it happened about 3:30pm on Gary Avenue near Bessemer. Deputies were call to the 800 block of Gary Avenue about found a man with apparent gunshot wounds.
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Bessemer, Alabama shooting at Gary Ave: 1 killed
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Birmingham, Alabama shooting at 2500 block of 16th Street North: 2 injured
One person was taken to a hospital with burns, after a fire broke out at a duplex apartment building. It happened about 7:30pm on 16th Place Southwest in Birmingham.
Prichard Police said someone was shot and killed Thursday night. Officers were called to South Leeds Avenue around 9 p.m. Investigators could not provide any other details. FOX10 News will update this story as more information is learned.5 month ago
Prichard Police said someone was shot and killed Thursday night. Officers were called to South Leeds Avenue around 9 p.m. Investigators could not provide any other details. FOX10 News will update this story as more information is learned.
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Selma: Police Department is investigating its first homicide of 2018 after a California man was fatally shot Tuesday night. According to Lt. Tory Neely, officers responded to a home on Summerfield Road, where they found the victim suffering from gunshot wounds. Police identified the victim as Michael Stone, 32. Police say he had been in the Selma area for two months.
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