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FBI: Officers stormed bunker when child in danger

MIDLAND CITY — Authorities stormed an underground bunker Monday in southeastern Alabama, freeing a 5-year-old boy and leaving his captor dead after a week of fruitless negotiations that left authorities convinced the child was in imminent… Read More

Postal Service honors Rosa Parks with new stamp

DEARBORN, Mich. — Hundreds of people, including some of Michigan’s political elite, gathered Monday to celebrate the late Rosa Parks on what would have been her 100th birthday by unveiling a postage stamp in her honor steps from the Alabama… Read More

Three local bridge projects top priority for ATRIP funding

Three bridges in Etowah County are a top priority for state funding because school buses cannot cross them. Read More


State News More State News

Trial begins for man accused in fatal USA stabbing

The trial for a man accused of fatally stabbing his friend at the University of South Alabama began with prosecutors recounting the incident that left a 19-year-old man wounded 24 times. Read More

High school football coach suspended over remarks

The Lauderdale County School Board has voted to suspend a high school football coach who was recorded making derogatory remarks to a class of students about homosexuals and Michelle Obama. Read More

Alabama legislators to address guns, budgets

Legislators returning to Montgomery on Tuesday face issues ranging from the sale of guns and liquor to consolidating state police agencies and toughening regulations on abortion clinics. Read More

Sports More Sports

In the Dark: Cause of Super Bowl power outage remains unclear

NEW ORLEANS — Who turned out the lights? Read More

Foster picks Alabama

Auburn High School linebacker Reuben Foster committed to Alabama on Monday night, apparently ending a recruiting saga that has played out over the past 18 months. Read More

Tragic week on snowmobiles forces reexamination

DENVER — For more than a decade, daredevils in snowsuits climbed atop their quarter-ton snowmobiles, sped them up icy ramps and flipped them head over heels into the frosty night air. Fans of action sports cheered while others, less enthralled… Read More

Life More Life

Cheers for Feb. 3

The following students from West End, G.W. Floyd and Attalla elementary schools made the honor roll for the second nine weeks: Read More

Community Services for Feb. 3

GADSDEN-ETOWAH COUNTY CHAPTER OF NAMI will meet at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 115 S. Fifth St., Gadsden. Read More

Times weekly calendar for Feb. 3

Celebrate African-American History Month on Mondays in February at the Gadsden Public Library. Health Education Day with Quality of Life Health Services will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lena Martin Room of the Gadsden Public Library. Free blood… Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: New court helps veterans in need

Those who serve in the U.S. armed forces, in combat, regularly experience things that would be the most hellish of nightmares for average people. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Allen, Cheryl Kim

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Crestwood Memorial Chapel for Mrs. Cheryl Kim Allen, 55, of Houston, Texas (formerly …..

Camp, Durwin K.

Funeral services for Durwin K. Camp, 75, Gadsden, who passed away Feb. 4, 2013, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Glencoe-Hokes …..

Campbell, James Willie

James Willie Campbell Jr., 59, Nashville, formerly of Gadsden, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. He is survived by his family. Arrangements to be announced by …..

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