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The Birmingham News
- Carol Robinson | crobinson@al.com

The incident happened Wednesday morning at the shopping center on Phillips Drive. Midfield police Sgt. Jesse Bell said the 74-year-old victim was at her car after finishing her shopping when the man approached and demanded her money.

- Anna Beahm | abeahm@al.com

The man is considered armed and dangerous. Do not approach him; call the sheriff's office or 911.

- Anna Beahm | abeahm@al.com

The man is wanted in connection to a domestic violence incident that happened earlier today.

- Carol Robinson | crobinson@al.com

Photos of the boy's horrific injuries were posted to Facebook, sparking outrage not only among the community, but police officers as well. "It has obviously shaken the department,'' Selma Police Chief Spencer Colliersaid.

- Trisha Powell Crain | tcrain@al.com

Bessemer City School Superintendent Keith Stewart said part of the solution involves an online learning platform called A-plus but didn't provide any further detail.

National News

The bomb used by the Saudi-led coalition in a devastating attack on a school bus in Yemen was sold as part of a US State Department-sanctioned arms deal with Saudi Arabia, munitions experts told CNN.

For a group of boys in northern Yemen, Thursday was supposed to be a celebration -- a much-anticipated field trip marking their graduation from summer school.

Dozens of children, many younger than 15, were killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike that hit a school bus in northern Yemen, according to the Houthi-controlled Health Ministry. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.

Sports
- Matt Zenitz | mzenitz@al.com

Alabama's two-deep along the offensive line will be a little bit thinner for a while. [...]

- Mark Inabinett | minabinett@al.com

Buffalo Bills quarterback AJ McCarron suffered a hairline fracture of the collarbone during a presea [...]

- Mark Inabinett | minabinett@al.com

Wide receiver Gehrig Dieter is battling to earn a spot on the Kansas City Chiefs' regular-seaso [...]

- Mark Inabinett | minabinett@al.com

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has a different quarterback throwing him the football t [...]

- Mark Inabinett | minabinett@al.com

In his first NFL preseason game last week, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley caught one pa [...]

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