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Remains of Alabama Sailor Killed at Pearl Harbor Identified

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – The Pentagon says an Alabama sailor who was killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor nearly 80 years ago has been positively identified. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency says DNA testing and anthropological analysis were used to verify the remains of Navy Fireman 2nd Class Ralph C. Battles of Boaz. The 25-year-old Battles was assigned to…

“Vehicle of Interest” Identified in Connection with Tallassee Mill Fire

The Alabama State Fire Marshal’s Office, ATF and the Tallassee Police Department have identified a “vehicle of interest” in connection with the Mount Vernon Textile Mills fire in Tallassee on the night of Wednesday, May 4. Investigators describe a dark colored Tahoe or Yukon Sport Utility Vehicle with a lighter colored, possibly primer grey or white hood. A vehicle fitting…