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Headlines from Alabama 810 News
- Anniston murder suspect surrenders
- JSU student injured
- Man flees from court charged with stealing
handcuffs he was wearing
- “Fightin’” words lead to blows in the state
Anniston murder suspect surrenders
The search for a man suspected of stabbing an
Anniston man to death ended Thursday afternoon when 35 year old
Roosevelt Parker Jr of Anniston, turned himself in. Police obtained
An arrest warrant for Parker Wednesday afternoon after 49 year old
Lemetro Kirksey, died of a single stab wound at Regional Medical
Center Wednesday morning.
JSU Student injured
A student from Africa attending Jacksonville
State University was taken to Regional medical center Thursday night
after being struck by a car driven by another JSU student near the
college campus. According to Jacksonville Police, the accident
occurred at the intersection of Carolina street and Park Avenue near
the JSU Campus. Witnesses told police that the woman, who was dressed
in dark clothing stepped into the intersection and was not seen by the
cars driver. The driver was not charged.
Man flees from court charged with stealing
handcuffs he was wearing
A DeKalb County man who ran from Gadsden City
Court Thursday morning after being charged with contempt of court for
intimidating a witness will now do time for disorderly conduct and
theft of property. The theft charge was added because the handcuffs he
was wearing when he fled belong to the city of Gadsden.
The man also faces felony escape charges in addition to the other
charges, which are misdemeanors. The handcuffs – were still on 28
year old Nicholas Alexander Brown, of Fort Payne and were recovered
shortly after Brown ran from City Hall into a wooded area off Albert
Rains Boulevard. Brown had run from the first floor of City Hall,
where Judge Tom King was presiding over Gadsden City Court. Police
officers gave chase on foot, and several law enforcement units arrived
on the scene to help with the search. Brown was found in a wooded area
with thick brush and turned over over to Gadsden officers. Brown ran
after King sentenced him to five days in jail for contempt of court
for intimidating a witness. Brown's wife had been found guilty of
“Fightin’” words lead to blows in the state
Harsh words gave way to a punch being thrown in
the Alabama Senate yesterday morning. Session-long tensions boiled
over as Republican Senator Charles Bishop of Jasper punched Democratic
Senator Lowell Barron of Fyffe in the head before the two were pulled
apart. Bishop said he punched Barron after the senator called him a
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Barron denied saying that to Bishop. He said the Jasper senator
used an expletive to him and he was trying to get away when he was hit
by Bishop on the side of the head near an ear. The Senate later
considered censuring Bishop and expelling him from the chamber for the
remainder of the day, but Bishop said that wasn't necessary and walked
out of the Statehouse, saying he was going home to Walker County. The
fight came on the final day of the 2007 regular session of
the Legislature as Republican senators were using delaying tactics to
force the Democratic leadership to bring up an election reform bill to
ban transfers of campaign donations between political action
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