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Murder charge tossed under Alabama 'Stand Your Ground' law

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama judge has dismissed a capital murder charge against a man, ruling that he acted under the state’s Stand Your Ground law, which allows people to use deadly force in self-defense. Jefferson County Circuit Judge…

Son arrested in mother's shooting death, wounding of 2 men

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A 21-year-old Alabama man faces charges in a weekend shooting that left his mother dead and two men wounded. Jamari Lee Cook is charged with murder in the Friday slaying of his mother, 46-year-old Veronica Joseph,…