OPP, Ala. (AP) - A man has been arrested in connection with an Alabama shooting that left a teenager seriously wounded. Geneva County Sheriff Tony Helms tells local media that 20-year-old Matthew Arthur Oberley was arrested Tuesday in Panama City, Florida. He's currently awaiting extradition to Alabama.
ONEONTA, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama jury has convicted a 22-year-old man in the 2015 shotgun slayings of a Blount County couple, and was sentenced to life without parole. Al.com reports William Lane Bosner, of Oneonta, was found guilty Tuesday of capital murder in the deaths of 43-year-old Gary Hazelrig and 36-year-old Breann Sherrer. According to a press release from Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey, the shootings happened in September 2015, becoming the county's first double killing since the 1970s.
JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - A body found in central Arkansas has been identified as that of an Alabama woman. Arkansas State Police say the remains of 23-year-old Laramie Cline were found Sunday at Lake Pickthorne near Jacksonville, about 15 miles northeast of Little Rock. Her hometown was not immediately available. Police say a man who was stopped while driving Cline's vehicle nearby is being questioned, but no arrest has been announced.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Board of Education will not discuss the superintendent's contract in an upcoming meeting. The Department of Education announced Tuesday that the board will only hold a work session on Wednesday. A specially called meeting, which included a discussion of Superintendent Michael Sentance's contract, is cancelled.
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