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Former longtime Alabama senator Zeb Little accused of stealing thousands from clients
Zeb Little, the former majority leader of the Alabama state senate, is indicted on charges of stealing from his legal clients’ trust funds, authorities said. Little, a 50-year-old from Cullman, is indicted on three felony charges of first-degree theft, announced Alabama Attorney General Steve Marsha
US Marshals arrest Alabama murderer, sex offender in Memphis
PIKE COUNTY, AL (WMC) - U.S. Marshals arrested a wanted Alabama man in Memphis last November. 50-year-old Bruce Earl Bogan of Pike County, Alabama was indicted for murder on February 21 by a grand jury.
“America's Toughest Sheriff” coming to Winston County
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Joseph Michael Arpaio, described as America’s Toughest Sheriff--one who has not only taken an outspoken stance against illegal immigration but also has been the subject of several federal civil rights lawsuits-- is coming to a special event in Winston County on Friday, March 8.
Police investigate two bodies found in East Alabama creeks
A body of an adult female was found in a Lee County creek just after noon on Friday. Meanwhile in Lanett, a body was reported in the creek near Alfred Lyons Bridge. Initial investigation has not revealed anything that would indicate a connection between the two instances, Lee County Sheriff Jay Jone
Alabama Power plant blaming shutdown on the federal government
WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — Alabama Power has confirmed they are shutting down a plant in Walker County and they blame the federal government. The company blames federally driven environmental mandates for handling coal ash and wastewater.
New Jaws of Life comes in handy on Sunday rollover wreck
NESMITH - A father and son were injured in a rollover accident Sunday morning, Feb. 18, when foggy weather conditions contributed to the vehicle losing control in a curve and overturning several times.
Jail escapee sought in northwest Alabama
Authorities in northwest Alabama are asking the public to be on the lookout for an escaped inmate. Richie Oneal Landers, a 45-year-old from the Hodges area of Franklin County, escaped the local jail around 10:30 p.m. Thursday, authorities said. Landers is described as a white man with brown hair and
Addison Ladies Club giving back to the community, one project at a time
ADDISON - A new civic club in Addison is already making a huge difference in many residents’ lives, and members are hoping that their opportunities to give back to their community will only continue to grow.
Former Alabama legislative leader arrested
CULLMAN — A former Alabama Senate leader has been charged with felony theft. Zeb Little, 50, was arrested Thursday on three theft charges. He was booked into Cullman County jail and released on $15,000 bail.
New charges filed against Alabama teacher accused of rape
WEDOWEE, Ala. — New charges have been filed against an Alabama high school teacher accused of repeatedly raping a 15-year-old student. Al.com reports authorities on Thursday announced 30-year-old David Brenton Burkhalter is now charged with second-degree rape, sodomy, sexual abuse and school employe
Chambers County Drug Task Force Bust Three in Valley, Alabama
The Chambers County Drug Task Force busted three people for unlawful possession of multiple drugs. Thursday morning in Valley, agents of the Drug Task force, Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force, and the Chambers County Swat Team served a search warrant at 1083 Plantation Rd.
Alabama ISIS bride's father sues Trump administration over citizenship and seeks her return
(CNN) — The father of the Alabama woman who joined ISIS is suing the Trump administration over her US citizenship and seeking her return. Ahmed Ali Muthana filed a lawsuit on Thursday in federal court in Washington, DC, to prevent what he calls an "unlawful attempt" by the United States to rescind h
Flu-related deaths increasing in Alabama
(WAFF) - New flu numbers are out. According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, this is the fifth week in a row the numbers have continued to increase. The entire state is seeing significant flu activity. The illness is at 8.93 percent statewide.
Alabama mail carrier pleads guilty to feeding dog nail-laced meatballs
An Alabama woman has pleaded guilty to an animal cruelty charge for feeding a dog meatballs laced with nails in 2017 when she worked for the U.S. Postal Service. Susanna Burhans was sentenced to 10 days in jail, 50 hours of community service and two years of probation, court records show. She will s
Little indictment outlines theft charges
Former Alabama Senate majority leader and Cullman native Zeb Little was indicted this week on a trio of theft charges stemming from a three-year investigation by the Cullman Police Department.
Areal Flood Warning Issued For Parts Of Cullman County Until 12:45AM
The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a. * Flood Warning for… — South central Cullman County in north central Alabama… * At 647 PM CST, reporting gauges indicate moderate flooding on the.
7 indicted, arrested on federal methamphetamine distribution charges in Cullman County
More than a half dozen people were taken into custody in a Cullman County arrest sweep following federal indictments on drug charges. The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday announced the arrests of seven people. They had all been previously arrested by sheriff’s investigators and now have
Cullman County Schools cancel classes Friday due to flooding
CULLMAN COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - At first glance, it might look like a lake or some type of swamp. But that’s before you notice the road signs and the double yellow line leading to what’s now the deep end of County Road 5 in Cullman County.
Investigators: Madison woman trolled obituaries to find homes to break into
PRICEVILLE, Ala. - Authorities arrested a woman who they say burglarized homes while homeowners attended loved one's funerals. Police say they arrested Jennifer Lynn Azizian of Madison on four counts of Burglary in the 3rd Degree and one count of criminal mischief in the 1st degree. Officials say th
Hartselle police, fire responding to structure blaze, explosion
Police and fire crews in Hartselle are responding to a structure fire and explosion on Bethel Road at Main Street. According to the Hartselle Police Department’s Facebook page, an explosion occurred at the fire. All personnel have been accounted for and only minor injuries have been reported.