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  1. Etowah Republicans nominate Jody Willoughby for vacant DA positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Alabama Live

    ... had served two terms as district attorney after his election to the post in 2004. State Sen. Phil Williams (R-Rainbow City) nominated Willoughby, an Etowah County native and 1999 graduate of Southside High School. Willoughby attended law school at ...

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  2. Elsie SmithRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... Clothing Company. She is survived by three daughters, Martha Jane Swatzell of Russellville, Joyce Causey of Rainbow City, Alabama, and Pam Heilig of Panama City Beach, Florida; two sisters, Nina Reese of Michigan and Ina Champion of Paducah; 11 ...

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  3. Chipley PD arrests 1 on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Washington County News

    ... asking people for their identification. Officers made contact with the subject, Justin Eugene Chafin, 26, of Rainbow City, Alabama. According to police reports, Chafin "appeared to be extremely paranoid" and told officers that "people from Panama ...

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  4. Chipley PD arrests 1 on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Washington County News

    ... asking people for their identification. Officers made contact with the subject, Justin Eugene Chafin, 26, of Rainbow City, Alabama. According to police reports, Chafin "appeared to be extremely paranoid" and told officers that "people from Panama ...

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  5. Woman says police used stun gun on teen while she had a seizureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    An Alabama woman claimed in a lawsuit filed last month that police officers used a stun gun on her teenage daughter three times while she was suffering a seizure at a concert. The woman also said a stun gun was used on her after she showed up to the venue in Rainbow City, Ala., in January, the Washington Post reported .

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  6. Lawsuit Claims Police Officers Tased Girl While She Was Suffering From SeizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | CBS Local

    ... tased a teenage girl while she was suffering from grand mal seizures. WBRC-TV reports that the lawsuit states Rainbow City police officers tased a 16-year-old girl during a January rap concert at Center Stages. The lawsuit was filed July 9 by the ...

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  7. Cops tase a girl because of epileptic seizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Pravda

    ... to court documents, the woman was "held down on the ground at five different points of her body" by police. Rainbow City officer allegedly pushed the woman to her knees and held her hands behind her back. The lawsuit reportedly says that the officer ...

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  8. Federal lawsuit filed against Rainbow City, Gadsden police after teen tased during seizureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    A federal lawsuit claims Rainbow City police officers tased a teenaged girl, twice, while she was suffering grand mal seizures, and tased her mother. The lawsuit, filed July 9, also says Gadsden police officers stood by and failed to intervene.

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  9. Alabama mother says cops tased epileptic teen girl 3 timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Russia Taday

    An Alabama woman has filed a lawsuit against local police alleging a stun gun was used on her epileptic daughter three times while the teen was suffering from seizures at a concert in Rainbow City. Police also tased the girl's mother, she alleges.

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  10. Mom: Cops Tased My Epileptic KidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... allegedly tased the girl's mother in the back. Michelle Lee Helm says her daughter was at a hip-hop concert in Rainbow City on Jan. 16 when the star, Kevin Gates, entered the crowd and prompted a "stampede" that trampled the girl, according to the ...

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  11. Alabama police accused of using Taser on teen having seizureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | UPI

    A lawsuit filed by an Alabama woman accuses Rainbow City police officers of using a Taser on her 16-year-old daughter while the teen had a seizure. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Southern Alabama, stems from an incident on Jan. 16, in which the teenager, whose name is being withheld, was attending a hip-hop concert with her younger sister.

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  12. Alabama woman claims she and daughter were tazed by police after teenager suffered seizureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Independent

    A woman from Alabama has claimed that police officers repeatedly used tazers on her and her daughter after the teenager suffered a seizure at a rap concert. The lawsuit, filed in a federal court by a woman who has not been publicly identified, alleges that police officers from Rainbow City repeatedly fired Tasers at her and her teenage daughter at a concert while the daughter was suffering from grand mal seizures.

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  13. Lawsuit claims police used Taser 3 times on teen having seizureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | WPXI

    An Alabama woman has filed a lawsuit against multiple Alabama law enforcement agencies and a concert venue over the way she claims her teenage daughter was treated while experiencing a grand mal seizure. According to AL.com , the 32-page lawsuit accuses several police officers from Rainbow City and Gadsden of using excessive force in handling a medical incident concerning the woman's teenage daughter.

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  14. Lawsuit claims police used Taser 3 times on teen having seizureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | WSOCTV

    An Alabama woman has filed a lawsuit against multiple Alabama law enforcement agencies and a concert venue over the way she claims her teenage daughter was treated while experiencing a grand mal seizure. According to AL.com , the 32-page lawsuit accuses several police officers from Rainbow City and Gadsden of using excessive force in handling a medical incident concerning the woman's teenage daughter.

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  15. City attorney: Inquiry shows no Gadsden officers at alleged Taser incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Alabama Live

    ... down there that night," Roberts said. The incident in question is a Jan. 16 hip-hop concert at Center Stage, a Rainbow City entertainment venue. A lawsuit filed this month alleges that police officers from Rainbow City repeatedly fired Tasers at a ...

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  16. The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Red Sky at Morning Tuesdays"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Daily Kos

    ... the NAACP calls for the Confederate flag to be removed from Alabama troopers' uniforms and cruisers; and Rainbow City, Alabama Police tasered a black girl as she was suffering from grand mal seizures, then arrested her mother for trying to help. For ...

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  17. Alabama cops Tasered girl during seizure at concert and arrested mom for trying to help: suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Raw Story

    An Alabama woman claims police repeatedly shocked her and her teenage daughter with Tasers as the girl suffered from a seizure during a hip hop concert. The woman, whose name was not released, filed a federal lawsuit last week against five police officers and the police chief from Rainbow City and three others from Gadsden, as well as the Center Stage venue where the concert was held, reported AL.com .

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  18. Lawsuit: Teenager hit with Taser 3 times during grand mal seizureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Alabama Live

    A lawsuit filed this month by an Etowah County woman alleges that police officers from Rainbow City repeatedly fired Tasers at her and her teenage daughter at a concert while the daughter was suffering from grand mal seizures. The 32-page lawsuit, filed July 9 in U.S. District Court, accuses at least five Rainbow City officers and three Gadsden officers who were allegedly handling security for a Jan. 16 hip-hop concert of excessive force, torture "and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment."

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  19. Zumba Benefit Party in Memory of Elyse ReevesRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 11 | WGMZ-FM Gadsden

    Join the Zumba Benefit Party in Memory of Elyse Reeves in the parking lot of Absolute Fitness in Rainbow City, July 17th from 6 to 7:30pm. Wristbands are just $5 each.

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  20. 'Take a stand': Glencoe restaurant begins flying Christian flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Alabama Live

    ... the flag, according to the foundation website . The foundation last year challenged nativity scenes in Rainbow City and Glencoe , and Christmas parades and football prayers in Piedmont. The Freedom From Religion Foundation, on its website, states ...

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