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Alabama Man Accused of Biting Off Woman’s Finger in Fight

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) – An Alabama man has been arrested after police say he bit off a woman’s finger during a fight. News outlets report that 48-year-old Shay Michael Thome of Huntsville was arrested Saturday and charged with first-degree assault. Police say the victim knows Thome’s wife, and some men tackled Thome after the woman was bitten. A jail booking…

Lawyer of Death Row Inmate Continues Fight to Save Him from Execution

The U.S. Supreme Court says death-row prisoners must have “rational understanding” that they are about to be executed and why, but lawyer for an Alabama inmate say their client fails that test. A lawyer for 65-year-old Vernon Madison on Thursday told a panel of 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges that stroke-induced dementia has made Madison unable to understand…

Alabama Has a Plan to Protect Against Zika Virus

Alabama will never wipe out its mosquito population – which might literally bite for some. Alabama Department of Public Health officials believe they have a plan for residence to protect themselves from the Zika virus, which is becoming more prevalent in South and Central America along with some American territories including Puerto Rico. State officials are aggressively moving forward to…

UPDATE: Alex City Mayor and Wife Face Assault Charges

Courtesy of Alex City Government The mayor of Alex City is facing assault charges after a fist fight Monday night in council chambers. Authorities say the fight happened during a council meeting Monday night between Mayor Shaw, his wife and councilman Tony Goss. The two got into a heated exchange over city finances. Shaw says during the exchange, Goss swore…