Federal and state prosecutors are joining forces in an initiative aimed at cracking down on violent convicts and making sure they spend more time behind bars. U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town on Thursday met with district attorneys from across the state - including all 27 in the Northern District of Alabama - to detail the Prosecutor-to-Prosecutor Program, or P3.
One man is dead following a rush-hour crash between two 18-wheelers on Interstate 459 in Bessemer. The wreck happened about 7:15 a.m. on I-459 north at the Eastern Valley Road exit. Bessemer police Lt. Christian Clemons it appears traffic was slowing down from an earlier vehicle fire when one 18-wheeler began to brake or stop because of that. The driver of a second tractor-trailer apparently didn't notice that was happening and crashed into the back of the first 18-wheeler.
The estranged mother of a former University of Alabama student who left school after she posted videos to social media in which she repeatedly used the n-word and other profanities called her daughter's behavior degrading. Jill Barbera told NJ.com she didn't raise her 19-year-old daughter, who is from New Jersey, to be a racist and said she agrees with UA's decision to expel her daughter. "This is not a reflection of how she was raised.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".