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Authorities talk man off bridge ledge

Gadsden police and Etowah County Sheriff’s Department personnel were able to talk a man off the southern ledge of Memorial Bridge on Broad Street Thursday afternoon. Read More

Purported Facebook threat at Emma Sansom Middle School under investigation

An extra police officer was watching Emma Sansom Middle School on Thursday because of threatening comments purportedly posted by a seventh-grader on Facebook, according to school officials. Read More

Negotiators talking to Alabama child captor through pipe

MIDLAND CITY — Speaking into a 4-inch-wide ventilation pipe, hostage negotiators tried Thursday to talk a man into releasing a kindergartener and ending a standoff in an underground bunker that stretched into its third day. Read More;sz=300x250;dcove=r;ord=123456789?

State News More State News

Federal officers warn of tax-season identity theft

Federal prosecutors and law enforcement officials warned Alabama residents Thursday to be vigilant in watching for identity theft as tax-filing season begins. Read More

Man pulled to safety from Ala. bridge

Police in Gadsden have escorted a man to safety after he threatened to jump from the Meighan Bridge. Read More

Ala. officials form anti-bullying initiative

The Baldwin County District Attorney’s office has partnered with the Baldwin County Public School System to launch a comprehensive anti-bullying initiative. Read More

Sports More Sports

Etowah hires Noles as football coach

ATTALLA — Etowah hired Boaz’s Drew Noles as its next head football coach at a called Attalla City School District Board of Education meeting Thursday. Read More

Lacey, Randolph lift Alabama over Arkansas 59-56

TUSCALOOSA — Trevor Lacey and Levi Randolph hit 3 of 4 free throws in the final 17 seconds and Alabama held on for a 59-56 victory over Arkansas on Thursday night. Read More

SWATS co-owner: ‘I’m not some quack’

FULTONDALE — The owners of the little company that stirred up the Super Bowl controversy with deer antler spray and other performance-enhancing products don’t like being labeled snake oil salesmen. Read More

Life More Life

AMY BURGESS: Controlling those pesky, destructive armadillos

We have had a lot of questions lately concerning armadillos. Folks locally are beginning to take note, in their own backyards, of these unique creatures’ destructive nature. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Weight loss myths

Do you think if you give up your daily doughnut or stroll around the block after lunch, without any other dietary or lifestyle changes, you’ll lose weight? Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Boley, Alma Jean

Funeral services for Alma Jean Boley will be Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. Services will be held at Friendship Baptist Church. The Rev. …..

Carlisle, Irene

Irene Carlisle, 79, Gadsden, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. She is survived by her family. Arrangements will be announced by West Gadsden Funeral Home. …..

Cornelius, Ruby

Ruby Lee Cornelius, 92, of Gadsden, passed away Jan. 30, 2013, at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. A small graveside service will be held at 2 …..

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