BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Birmingham police say a 56-year-old man was fatally shot during an argument over television use. Police say Donald Stallworth was found suffering from a gunshot wound early Sunday morning and later died at UAB Hospital. Police have said the man's roommate fled before authorities arrived.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Jefferson County sheriff's officials say a county jail in Bessemer is set to reopen Dec. 16 with nearly 200 inmates transferring from a facility in Birmingham. The 410-bed jail in Bessemer closed because of budget cuts in 2009.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - The City of Tuscaloosa has used a traffic monitoring camera to issue more than 780 citations in the past three months.
GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama county faces a financial mystery. The criminal charge against former Marshall County Revenue Commissioner Joey Masters is serious, but hardly jaw-dropping. He's accused on a misdemeanor count of taking a few hundred dollars from a petty cash fund. But a lawsuit contends the allegations are but a pin prick in a scandal that cost the county nearly as much as its annual budget of nearly $23 million.
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