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NTSB: No engine failure in fatal UPS plane crash
Federal investigators found no initial evidence that a UPS cargo jet suffered engine failure or was burning before it clipped trees at the end of a runway and slammed into a hillside, killing the two crew members onboard, officials said Thursday.
‘Load the Lock’ day Saturday
Recreational boaters are being recruited to turn out in force to keep the lock system open on the Alabama River.
The “Load the Lock” day is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, August 17, at the Millers Ferry Lock and Dam on William “Bill” Dannelly Reservoir near Camden, Ala.
Black bear on the move in Alabama
While recent black bear sightings in Lee County have some residents concerned about their safety, wildlife experts say these animals tend to avoid contact with humans. The two sightings occurred in July: the first near a subdivision in Opelika and the second near Salem, Ala., approximately 7 to 8 miles from the first sighting.
Crash investigation focuses on tail section of jet
Investigators are combing through the wreckage of a UPS jet that crashed at Birmingham's airport, killing two pilots.
Parents return inmate accused of leaving custody
Authorities say the parents of an inmate, accused of failing to show up at a facility in Baldwin County after working at a job site, have returned him to custody.
VIDEO: UPS cargo plane crashes in Alabama
The NTSB is sending a go-team to Birmingham, Alabama to investigate a UPS cargo plane crash Wednesday morning in an open field just outside the airport.
Former Ala. House employee faces sentencing
A former employee of the Alabama House is scheduled for sentencing for failing to pay state income taxes and failing to file tax returns.
Court rules for VictoryLand employees on layoffs
A federal appeals court in Atlanta has upheld a lower court ruling that VictoryLand casino and dog track may owe its former employees millions.
Lightning suspected in Alabama church fire
Authorities believe lightning is to blame for a fire that destroyed a church in Tuscaloosa.
Lawyer says Ala. woman overlooked son in back seat
An attorney representing an Anniston woman accused of leaving her 4-month-old son in a parked car said Tuesday that his client is devastated by the boy's death and isn't a criminal.
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