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Judge Provides Mall Shooting Evidence to Defense

A judge is ordering prosecutors to provide the defense with evidence about a confrontation that sparked a fatal police shooting in an Alabama shopping mall on Thanksgiving night. Jefferson County District Judge William A. Bell Jr. issued a brief order Wednesday granting a request by 20-year-old Erron Brown for evidence in the attempted murder case against him. He’s charged with…

Shooting Protesters Block Major Road in Hoover

Demonstrators upset with the police shooting of a black man at an Alabama shopping mall are blocking one of the busiest roads in the state. Several dozen protesters holding signs and chanting blocked heavily traveled U.S. 31 at Interstate 459 on Monday night. The site is near the Riverchase Galleria, where a police officer killed 21-year-old Emantic “EJ” Bradford Jr….

SEC Media Days 2018 Moving to Atlanta

The 2018 SEC Media Days will be held in Atlanta. The event was previously held in the Birmingham-Hoover area. This will be the first time in 33 years that the event will not be held in the Birmingham area.   Categories: Alabama, Auburn, Sports Tags: atlanta, Birmingham, Hoover, SEC Media Days

Teacher Arrested for Road Rage

A high school teacher has been charged in two road rage incidents in Alabama. AL.com reports 23-year-old Amol Kaushal was arrested last Friday in connection with an Oct. 12 encounter and arrested Tuesday in connection with an Aug. 30 incident. He is charged with menacing in each incident. Hoover police Capt. Gregg Rector said the victim in the Aug. 30…

SEC baseball tourney remains in Hoover at least through 2017

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) – The Southeastern Conference baseball tournament is staying at the Hoover Met at least through 2017. SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey announced the decision on Friday to remain in the stadium that’s hosted the tournament for 19 years. City officials and the league are still working on details to possibly extend the agreement beyond next season. Memphis, Nashville,…

Second Teen Charged in Murder of Iraq Veteran in Hoover

A second person has been charged in the killing of an Iraq war veteran. Authorities announced Thursday that 17-year-old Ahmad Jaquan Johnson has been charged in the slaying of 33-year-old Mike Gilotti, who was shot Jan. 5 in front of his home. A Jefferson County grand jury last week indicted Johnson and 16-year-old Charleston Wells, each on one count of…