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Local Updates from ABC News Radio for Birmingham.

Wednesday
Oct012014

Man, 21, Arrested for Breaking into Car

(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- A 21-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday for breaking into a car.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Cole Von Cunningham, of Hueytown, allegedly broke into a car at about 3:30 a.m. Cunningham fled and led police on a car chase. He eventually lost control and crashed, and continued to flee on foot.

Cunningham was apprehended at about 5 a.m. He was arrested and charged with unlawful breaking and entering a vehicle and attempting to elude.


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Wednesday
Oct012014

Man Arrested for Breaking into Car at Chili's in Decatur

(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- A man has been charged with breaking into a car at a Chili's in Decatur.

According to the Decatur Police Department, Antonio Michael Milam broke into a woman's car at a Chili's, located at 1003 Beltline Road, on August 28.

On Monday, Decatur police reported that Milam had been charged with breaking and entering into a vehicle. He was also charged with public intoxication. Milam was taken to the Morgan County Jail.


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Tuesday
Sep302014

Harvest Teen Arrested for Decatur Shooting 

Decatur Police Department(DECATUR, Ala.) -- Police arrested a Harvest teen Monday in connection with a Decatur shooting that left one person injured.

Officers responded to multiple calls regarding gunshots coming from the parking lot at Carrie Matthews Recreation Center on Friday evening.

A large group of teens gathered in the area to watch two others fight, according to police. During the altercation, 17-year-old Ladalvin Montrelle Garland fired multiple gunshots toward the crowd, striking one girl, investigators say.

The victim was transported to Decatur Morgan Hospital with gunshot wounds to both of her legs. She was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and later released.

Decatur Police and Huntsville Patrol Officers arrested Garland on Monday, charging him as an adult with second-degree assault.


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Tuesday
Sep302014

Two Teen Girls Reported Missing

(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Authorities issued two Missing Child Alerts on Monday for two 14-year-old girls.

Kyndell Brooke East and Jana Lynn Cowan were last seen together on Sunday near the 205 exit in South Clanton.

Authorities say they may be trying to get to Moody, where Cowan's biological mother lives.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts can call the Chilton County Sheriff's Office at 205-755-4698.


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Tuesday
Sep302014

Two Killed in Car Crash Near Columbiana

(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Two people died in a single-car crash near Columbiana on Monday.

According to the Alabama Department of Public Safety, driver Jonathan Green was on Alabama 25 when he left the road around 7:45 a.m. and hit a utility pole. The accident was one mile south of Columbiana.

Green, 36, of Tuscumbia, and his passenger Tiffany Mitchell, 29, of Gulf Shores, both died.

The crash remains under investigation.


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