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Jeremy Gray

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Birmingham, AL, United States

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Past articles by Jeremy:

3 family members killed in east Alabama house fire

The fire happened at approximately 3 a.m. in the Tidmore Bend community, at 35 Fambrough Drive, Gadsden. → Read More

'Go to church or the devil will get you' sign is coming back

A powerful storm rolled through the area in September, knocking the sign down. → Read More

8-year-old Alabama girl dies after being struck by truck

Houston County Coroner Robert Byrd identified the child as Jaylee James. → Read More

Republican presidential debate 2015 live stream, feed: How to watch

CNN will stream it on its website, no log-in or password needed. → Read More

Alabama will charge no extra fee for 'God Bless America' license plate

"These tags are a reminder of the blessings God has bestowed on our state and nation." → Read More

Alabama WWII veteran loses an eye after mustard gas exposure, fights for benefits

Johnson, 89, is fighting to get his benefits 71 years after he volunteered. → Read More

Republican presidential debate 2015 live stream, feed: How to watch online

You don't have to be a cable subscriber to live stream the debate. → Read More

At Benghazi hearing, Hillary Clinton laughs at Martha Roby's 'alone all night' question

"I don't think it's funny to ask if you're alone the whole night." → Read More

Florida senate candidate admits to animal sacrifice, denies goat dismemberment

"I have never dismembered a goat in my life. I have performed animal sacrifices as part of my religion." → Read More

Hillary Clinton: Alabama driver's licenses office closings a 'blast from the Jim Crow past'

Driver license examiners will no longer work at 31 part-time satellite offices not owned by the state. → Read More

Alabama pre-K: It works, it's wanted but many must wait

Over the next few weeks, you'll meet some of the people involved in Alabama's Pre-K efforts -- advocates, a legislator who supports it, parents of children with and without it. They'll share their individual thoughts in columns here, then be part of a roundtable discussion on Oct. 13 that is a cooperative effort among AL.com, the Alabama School Readiness Alliance, VOICES for Alabama's Children… → Read More

After Hurricane Katrina, Birmingham's generosity was a beacon of hope for 20,000 people

Across the Birmingham area, people did what they always do when disaster strikes: They reached out to help strangers in need. → Read More

Before Obama was president, he visited Birmingham as rising political star

"Barack Obama, the rising young black star of the national Democratic Party, paused for a prayer inside the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church on Monday after a fund-raiser next door. "Let's say a little prayer because I believe in the power of... → Read More

Fred Shuttlesworth's 93rd birthday: Here are 9 memorable quotes from the civil rights legend

The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, Birmingham's legendary civil rights leader, was born on this date in 1922. In honor of what would have been his 93rd birthday, here are nine memorable quotes from the man who helped transform the Magic City:... → Read More

Elmore judge welcomes Alabama ruling halting 'bad public policy' of gay marriage

Elmore County Probate Judge John Enslen early this morning issued a statement welcoming a decision by the state Supreme Court ordering him and his counterparts statewide to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses. Enslen, who was named in the lawsuit that led... → Read More

Taxes, AEA, and charter schools: Mysteries abound around Alabama

How Gov. Robert Bentley hopes to win support for his $541 million tax proposal is an unanswered question. It's not the only one. Will Alabama finally have charter schools? Who will head the AEA?  Charter schools for Alabama? Republicans plan again to pitch... → Read More

The execution of Jeremiah Reeves: Alabama teen's death sentence helped drive civil rights movement

Claudette Colvin was watching in 1952 as Montgomery police arrested Jeremiah Reeves, a black 16-year-old accused of raping a white woman. "All the police cars came to get Jeremiah," Colvin said in a 2000 interview. "They put him on death row."  Reeves stayed... → Read More

The Week in Birmingham History: Autherine Lucy enrolled at Alabama; Confederate States formed

FEB. 2 1990: Birmingham Zoo's groundhog Birmingham Bill began making weather predictions as part of Groundhog Day. 1909: Eighteen miners were killed in the 1909 Short Creek Mine explosion. 1904: The Commercial Club of Birmingham was granted a copyright for Giuseppe Moretti's design for "Vulcan."... → Read More

'Crime does not pay': The final words, meals of Alabama's executed inmates

When Samuel Hall was strapped into Alabama's electric chair in 1927, he had no idea the words he spoke next would determine whether he lived or die. Convicted of murdering his wife, Hall proclaimed his innocence as he was led... → Read More

The Week in Birmingham History: The Lyric opened its doors; Wallace vowed segregation forever

JANUARY 11: 1930: The Bank of Ensley failed. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 21, 1984. 1861: Alabama's constitutional convention voted 61-39 to approve an Ordinance of Secession from the United States. JANUARY 12: 1917: Jessie Hale Downs, co-founder of the Jimmie... → Read More