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Prep baseball: Start of some playoff series postponed
Postponements for today’s local high school baseball playoffs games are racking up due to rain, though several teams are still planning to play while others are holding off and will make the call later this afternoon.
Apr 18, 2014 |  0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge sentences Munford man in murder-for-hire plot
Prosecutors say 30-year-old Allen Wayne Densen Morgan tried to hire an FBI agent who he believed to be a member of the Ku Klux Klan to murder his African American neighbor, who Morgan suspected of raping his wife.
Apr 14, 2014 |  0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jury recommends life sentence for Anniston man in 1999 murder
A Calhoun County jury recommended Monday that Torrance Perin Vincent spend the rest of his life in prison.
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Bentley signs Alabama education budget without teacher pay raise
Gov. Robert Bentley signed a $5.93 billion education budget bill Friday, ending for now a duel with the Legislature over a 2 percent pay raise for teachers.
Apr 11, 2014 |  0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep football: Woodland's Strain to coach White Plains football
The Calhoun County Board of Education this morning approved White Plains principal Andy Ward’s recommendation to hire Larry Strain as the Wildcats’ new head football coach.
Apr 11, 2014 |  0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anniston man found guilty of capital murder in 1999 shooting
A Calhoun County jury Thursday afternoon found Torrance Perin Vincent, guilty of capital murder in the Dec. 15, 1999, death of Prince Damian Wright of Weaver.
Apr 10, 2014 |  0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alabama football: Dillon Lee arrested and charged with DUI
Alabama linebacker Dillon Lee was arrested Thursday on charges of driving under the influence, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sherriff Office’s website.
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Anniston man on trial for 1999 Weaver murder
Jurors heard testimony Wednesday from witnesses in a capital murder trial stemming from a 1999 shooting death in Weaver.
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Driver in I-20 police chase jailed, passenger to face charges
A man who led police on a chase from Georgia to Heflin in a taxi he allegedly took at gunpoint was in the Carroll County Jail in Georgia on Wednesday waiting to hear if the judge will allow him to leave jail on bond, said Georgia police.
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Georgia carjacking ends with wreck in Cleburne County
A carjacking and police chase that began in Carrollton, Ga., ended with a crash in Cleburne County on Tuesday.
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It's UConn: Magnificent 7 seed wins crown
Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court masterpiece Monday night to lift the Connecticut Huskies to a 60-54 win over Kentucky's freshmen and a national title hardly anyone saw coming.
Apr 07, 2014 |  0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saban says he is 'confident' that Jackson will return by fall (UPDATED)
Alabama coach Nick Saban confirmed today that defensive back Eddie Jackson's knee injury will require surgery.
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UPDATE: County softball tourney shifts to Thursday, track meet will be Wednesday
Heavy rain overnight and expectations of more Tuesday led officials to postpone the Calhoun County softball tournament and track meet scheduled for this week.
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Racing action from the Sunny King Criterium (video)
Here's some action from the men's category 2 racing:
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Sunny King Criterium: Little kids get their turn (video)
The fast and furious cycling action in downtown Anniston on Saturday took a break for kids to race up 11th Street to the Sunny King start/finish line. Here's video of the Pre-K boys and girls races:
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Jacksonville man arrested on attempted murder charge
by Madasyn Czebiniak
mczebiniak@annistonstar.com
Apr 01, 2014 |  0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Deputies arrested Tyler ONeil King, 23, of Jacksonville, Monday. He faces a charge of attempted murder and a charge of first-degree burglary, both felonies, according to warrants for his arrest.
Sheriff expects attempted murder charges in shooting
by Madasyn Czebiniak
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Mar 31, 2014 |  0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Calhoun County deputies Monday said they plan to charge a man with first-degree assault after he shot another man in the shoulder and punched him in the face Saturday night.
Auburn Class of 2015 recruit charged with marijuana possession
by Ryan Black
Mar 30, 2014 |  0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Jason Smith, considered a four-star prospect by every major recruiting service, was arrested by the Mobile County Sheriff's Office and charged with second-degree possession of marijuana as well as two counts of attempting to elude police. According to Simone Eli of Fox 10 in Mobile, who first reported the news, Smith was arrested at about 3 a.m. Sunday morning.
Area employment dips slightly in February
by Patrick McCreless
pmccreless@annistonstar.com
Mar 28, 2014 |  0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
The increase was part of an overall trend of rising unemployment across the state and was due to a loss of around 100 manufacturing jobs and an increase of 300 residents searching for work.
Heavy rain postpones prep baseball tournaments
by Brandon Miller
bmiller@annistonstar.com
Mar 28, 2014 |  0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Baseball tournaments in White Plains, Heflin and Weaver have been postponed after the Anniston area received more than an inch of rainfall overnight, according to the National Weather Service.
Jury indicts another on capital murder in 17-year-old cold case
by Daniel Gaddy
dgaddy@annistonstar.com
Mar 26, 2014 |  0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
A Cleburne County grand jury indicted a second Anniston man on a capital murder charge in the death an Oxford man reported missing 17 years ago.
Oxford police make arrest in fatal hit-and-run
by Madasyn Czebiniak
mczebiniak@annistonstar.com
Mar 25, 2014 |  0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Oxford police on Tuesday charged a 23-year-old Anniston man with manslaughter in relation to a hit-and-run that killed a 47-year-old Florida man Sunday.
Oxford police ID suspect in fatal hit-and-run
by Daniel Gaddy
dgaddy@annistonstar.com
Mar 24, 2014 |  0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Oxford police said Monday they identified a hit-and-run suspect less than 24 hours after a crash that killed a 47-year-old man Sunday.
Oxford police charge Anniston man with murder in 17-year-old case
by Daniel Gaddy
dgaddy@annistonstar.com
Mar 21, 2014 |  0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Oxford police Chief Bill Partridge said during a press conference that Jack David Stovall, 65, of Anniston was arrested Thursday on charges that he killed Floyd Roger Hurst in 1997.
State: Court order blocks release of Alabama death penalty information
by Tim Lockette
tlockette@annistonstar.com
Mar 20, 2014 |  0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alabama Department of Corrections has turned down requests from The Anniston Star and other news outlets for information about the manufacturers of drugs used in executions by lethal injection.
Burglary suspect turns himself in to Jacksonville police
by Madasyn Czebiniak
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Mar 17, 2014 |  0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
A Jacksonville man who allegedly assisted in the burglary of a Whites Gap Road home last week turned himself into police Monday.
NCAA tournament: Florida, Virginia, Wichita State, Arizona draw top seeds
by Associated Press
Mar 16, 2014 |  0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The surprises start right at the top of the NCAA tournament bracket: Virginia is a No. 1 seed. They keep going throughout the matchups.
Prep baseball: Oxford sweeps tight doubleheader over Alexandria
by Brandon Miller
bmiller@annistonstar.com
Mar 14, 2014 |  0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Oxford did the little things Friday night. The Yellow Jackets won its doubleheader against Alexandria by holding onto a tight lead to win the first game 3-2 and adding two runs late to win the second contest 4-2.
Wellington man killed in Alexandria crash
by Patrick McCreless
pmccreless@annistonstar.com
Mar 14, 2014 |  0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
A state trooper said the crash occurred at approximately 10 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. 431 and Gladden Lane East.
Anniston man faces sodomy charge
by Madasyn Czebiniak
mczebiniak@annistonstar.com
Mar 14, 2014 |  0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
An Anniston man alleged to have sexually abused his 5-year-old daughter now is facing an additional charge of first-degree sodomy.
UPDATED: Auburn fires Barbee after another one-and-done in SEC tourney
by Joe Medley
jmedley@annistonstar.com
Mar 12, 2014 |  0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
“I believe we should compete for championships in men’s basketball. It’s time for somebody else to have a turn. We need to find somebody to come in here and take what we have here now and put some more in and compete for SEC titles:” Auburn AD Jay Jacobs
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