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Alabama roofer faces federal fines in underage worker death

Jan. 10, 2020 8:12 AM EST

CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama roofing company is facing nearly $160,000 in federal fines after a 15-year-old worker fell 40 feet (12 meters) to his death at a job site this summer, the U.S. Department of Labor announced Thursday. Apex Roofing and Restoration LLC and a subcontractor were found to have...

Father, daughter killed in Alabama plane crash

Jan. 6, 2020 4:36 PM EST

VINEMONT, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who died with his daughter when their small airplane crashed during takeoff was an experienced pilot, officials said Monday. Ben Harrison, general manager at Cullman Regional Airport, told a news conference that Tyler Wesley Walker, 40, often flew out of the airport and...

2 killed in plane crash in north Alabama

Jan. 5, 2020 4:33 PM EST

CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — Two people have died in a plane crash in north Alabama, authorities said. The crash happened shortly after 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Cullman Regional Airport, news outlets reported. The Federal Aviation Administration is handling the investigation. The names of the victims were not...

Girl's work funds pet donations at Alabama animal shelter

Dec. 22, 2019 10:34 AM EST

CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — Money raised by an 11-year-old girl to help a north Alabama animal shelter is being used to fund animal adoptions as an early Christmas treat. The Cullman Times reported that sixth-grader Denna Chivers has been helping the Cullman County Animal Shelter for three years by holding yard...

Worker falls to death from Alabama apartment complex's roof

Dec. 19, 2019 3:27 AM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man doing plumbing work at an east Birmingham apartment complex fell to his death from the roof of the 6-story building. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 23-year-old Taylor Curtis Gray, of Cullman. Gray was part of a crew doing plumbing work...