Mobile, AL – Visitation will be held Tuesday, the funeral Wednesday for an Alabama man who was shot at the Northrop Grumman shipyard in Pascagoula. Bubba Eddins died 10 days after he and a fellow Northrop supervisor were shot, allegedly by a co-worker, at the shipyard. Eddins' daughter, Bonnie Schneider, says her father never regained consciousness in the hospital after he was shot. The 53-year-old was a Montgomery native. He lived in the Theodore area.
Linden, AL – A Marengo County jury has recommended life in prison without parole for a former University of Alabama quarterback who was convicted in the murder-for-hire deaths of his three-year-old daughter and her grandmother. A judge is expected to sentence Micheal Landrum in late March. The judge could either accept the recommendation of life in prison or impose a death sentence for the capital murder conviction. Landrum was convicted of hiring Jeffrey Napier to kill Mikayla and Ida Little in 2003.
Prattville, AL – More than 100 National Guard soldiers spent their first full day back home Monday. Each member of the Prattville-based 217th Military Police Company received a National Guard coin, a medallion, lapels, an American flag and toy kits for their children Sunday. That's when they returned from a deployment in Cuba to guard prisoners from Iraq and Afghanistan.