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Boston police: Bombing suspect is in custody

WATERTOWN, Mass. — A 19-year-old Massachusetts college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombing was captured hiding in a boat parked in a backyard Friday night and his older brother lay dead in a furious 24-hour drama that transfixed the… Read More


Etowah school board disciplines students over prom

The Etowah County Board of Education took action Friday morning in a special called meeting to approve discipline for students. Read More

Firefighters teach media, others, all aspects of job

BIRMINGHAM — Members of the media throughout East Alabama, a Homewood City Council member and others on Friday learned more about what firefighters do for a living. Read More

State News More State News

Son of Ala. official arrested on drug charges

The son of Alabama’s newly-appointed Secretary of Law Enforcement has been arrested on drug distribution charges. Read More

Ala. girl, 6, killed in single-vehicle crash

A 6-year-old kindergarten student has been killed in a single-vehicle crash in south Alabama.
Authorities say Alexis Pugh was pronounced dead on the scene of a crash north of Brewton on Alabama State Route 41 Friday morning. Read More

Alabama governor pardons Scottsboro boys

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley signed a resolution Friday posthumously pardoning a group of black youths who were wrongfully convicted of raping two white women more than 80 years ago. Read More

Sports More Sports

Southside sweeps Scottsboro in 5A playoffs

The Class 5A, No. 5 Panthers had no problems with Scottsboro on Friday evening in the Alabama High School Athletic Association state baseball playoffs, sweeping the Wildcats in the first round with a pair of wins that totaled 29-1. Read More

Hudson, Braves fall to Pirates

PITTSBURGH — Tim Hudson’s chances for his 200th win sank when his pitches didn’t. Read More

Kenseth qualifies on pole at Kansas Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Matt Kenseth did his best Friday to erase his reputation as a poor qualifier. Read More

Life More Life

DANI CARROLL: The kudzu bug is back to feed on plants

March and April is when adult, overwintering kudzu bugs starting moving out of their hiding habitats and aggressively seek plants and invade homes. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Familiar faces prove refreshing amid tragedy

With all of the tragedy in the past week, it was refreshing to look at Friday’s Times and see two wonderfully familiar faces. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Bellew, Margie Elizabeth (Ingram)

A graveside service will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday at Crestwood Cemetery for Margie Elizabeth Ingram Bellew, 87, Glencoe, who died Friday, April 19, …..

Cooley, Douglas "Wayne"

Douglas "Wayne" Cooley Sr., 46, Ball Play, died Friday, April 19, 2013. He is survived by his family. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. …..

Ford, Herbert W. "Herb"

Funeral services for Herbert W. "Herb" Ford Sr., 76, of Hokes Bluff, who passed away April 19, 2013, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, April …..

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