Headlines: Town mourns as police look for answers in school shooting

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Town mourns as police look for answers in school shooting

NEWTOWN, Conn. — Investigators tried to figure out what led a bright but painfully awkward 20-year-old to slaughter 26 children and adults at a Connecticut elementary school, while townspeople took down Christmas decorations and struggled… Read More


Police kill 2 gunmen, one near Heflin; three others dead; officers injured

BIRMINGHAM — Police in Alabama killed two suspects Saturday following separate shooting incidents 75 miles apart that left three other people dead and several injured, including two officers. Read More

Demand strong for BCS National Championship tickets

Travel packages and tickets for the BCS National Championship game between Alabama and Notre Dame Jan. 7 in Miami started out expensive, have only gone higher and are becoming scarce, according to travel professionals and Crimson Tide fans. Read More

State News More State News

Ala. company finds success on the Web

Its nondescript building along Wetumpka Highway gives little indication of the online success story that Montgomery’s Online Commerce Group has become. Read More

Ala. police kill suspect in shooting spree

Police officers in eastern Alabama shot an assailant armed with an AK-47 assault rifle toward the end of a pursuit Saturday that left several people injured, authorities said. Read More

Child killed, others wounded in Ala. shooting

A child was reported killed as gunfire erupted in eastern Alabama between police and a suspect armed with an assault rifle. Read More

Sports More Sports

Grant returns to VCU, Alabama suffers 73-54 loss

Virginia Commonwealth was excited to greet Alabama to its home arena. Read More

Denson, Auburn top Furman

Chris Denson led Auburn to a 60-54 win over Furman on Saturday. Read More

Hamlin, Alabama All-Stars win fifth straight over Mississippi

Thomas Hamlin kicked three first-half field goals to lead Alabama to a 21-16 win in Saturday’s Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic Read More

Life More Life

Health Ratings for 12/12

Here are the inspection scores from Nov. 26 through Nov. 30 for food, lodging and body art establishments in Etowah County. If an establishment received any major (4- or 5-point) deductions, those are noted in parentheses. Lesser (1- to 3-point)… Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: The Newtown tragedy

This isn’t supposed to happen. Not any time, but especially not 11 days before Christmas — a season that, no matter how hard they try otherwise, is going to be forever scarred for victims and survivors of Friday’s massacre at Sandy… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

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