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Boaz man killed after crashing car into multiple trees

A Boaz man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Friday afternoon in Etowah County, authorities said. Kenneth Reed Bruce, 63, died after his Nissan 300Z left the roadway on Alabama Highway 179 and struck several trees. He was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the

AL.COM - 2018-03-24 02:13:16

One dead, one in custody after shooting in Coates Bend

A Gadsden man is in jail after the fatal shooting Thursday night of 51-year-old Myron Henson, according to Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin. Glenn Wade Gidley, 25, of Gadsden, is being held pending formal charges, as the investigation continues. A 911 call came in at about 8:23 p.m. Thursday from

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-03-23 17:12:09

Boaz man dies in Friday afternoon crash

A single-vehicle crash at 4 p.m. Friday claimed the life of a Boaz man. Kenneth Reed Bruce, 53, was killed when the Nissan 300Z he was driving left the roadway on Alabama Highway 179 and struck several trees. Bruce, was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene, according

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-03-24 03:09:04

2 charged in teen's overdose death; photos of body posted online

Two young people are accused of posting on social media pictures of an overdosed teen's body before deciding to drive the woman to the hospital instead of calling 911. After an "extended period of time," John Garrett Guffey and Lillie Marie Cooper drove the victim to the hospital, according to Marsh


Police search for Boaz business's stolen property

Boaz police are in search of a local business's missing equipment. Over the Thursday night and early Friday morning hours, Boaz Police Chief Josh Gaskin said a truck, trailer and mini excavator were stolen from a business in Boaz. The truck is a 2004 Ford dump bed-style. The trailer is a black, 7-to

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2018-03-23 18:48:00

2 indicted, arrested for deadly Marshall County dog attack

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Alabama deputies have arrested two people on manslaughter and second-degree assault charges for a deadly dog attack in November. Marshall County deputies arrested 47-year-old Doyle Simpson Patterson Jr. and 40-year-old Amanda Dawn Albright, both of Gunertsville, Friday morn

SFGATE - 2018-03-24 00:45:00

Two Arrested In Connection With Fatal Dog Attack

Marshall County authorities arrested two people in Guntersville in connection to deadly dog attack that occurred in Nov. of 2017. Doyle Simpson Patterson Jr., 47, and Amanda Dawn Albright, 40, were arrested Friday after four dogs mauled two women. Subscribe Already a Print Subscriber? Thank you f

ADVERTISERGLEAM.COM - 2018-03-23 18:36:00

Manslaughter, homicide indictments returned in Marshall County

Two unrelated cases led to indictments for manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide from a Marshall County Grand Jury, according to Chief Deputy District Attorney Ed Kellett. "You don't expect to have one case like this in a career," Kellett said. "To have two in one grand jury ..." Two Grant

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-03-24 03:04:11

Inside Etowah County jail: 'Nightmare' conditions may have helped sheriff buy beach house

Joseph Estrade spent just three nights in the Etowah County Detention Center, but the 29-year-old New Orleans man considers that long weekend in April 2016 one of the worst experiences he has ever endured. He describes the county jail as a "nightmare" plagued by a host of problems including poor foo


Albertville residents clean up after Monda'sy storms

Many people were impacted on the southern end of Albertville near Highway 75 when Monday evening's storms came rumbling into Marshall County. Brad Biddle lives off Whitesville Road and said he's lost at least one barn, maybe more. Along with the barn, he also lost 14 beehives, which made for a messy


Suspect indicted in 105-mph DUI crash that killed woman, records state

A Huntsville man has been indicted in a fiery high-speed crash that left a local woman dead. Cedric Dewayne Toler is accused of driving under the influence of drugs when his 2000 Lincoln Towncar ran off U.S. 72 on Oct. 17, 2016, court records show. Passenger Ashley Diane White died in the crash. She

AL.COM - 2018-03-23 13:18:36

Man arrested after breaking into a home in Boaz

According to Etowah County Sheriff's Office, Stewart broke into a home on Walter Whitt Road in Boaz and stole a two liter soda. During the break in the homeowner was home. Investigators said, he also admitted to using illegal narcotics. Stewart is being held at the Etowah County Detention Cente


Cause of fire at Moore accuser's house ruled 'undetermined'

It's been four months since Tina Johnson first spoke publicly about Roy Moore grabbing her butt. It's been nearly three months since her house burned to the ground. Wednesday, the Gadsden Fire Department ruled the cause of the fire was "undetermined." "At the conclusion of the investigation it was d

AL.COM - 2018-03-23 17:05:00

Neighbors cleaning up after storm leaves its mark in Albertville

"Strong winds and then we hear like cracking and our house starts shaking," said Hannah Connolly. "My brother was freaking out." Connolly said she and her family crammed into a bathroom during the storm that uprooted most of the trees in their front yard, damaged the fence around their backyard,


Marshall County man arrested for burglary, theft

A Marshall County man was arrested in connection to burglary and theft of property, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin and Captain Jason Argo. Michael Coleman Stewart, 44, of Horton, was charged with one count of second degree burglary, a felony, and one count of fourth degree theft of property and


VIDEO: Drone footage of Cullman hail damage

Monday night's storms caused extensive damage in Cullman County, with a few Cullman neighborhoods receiving the brunt of the blow. Drone footage of the Oakmont neighborhood from WBRC gets a full view of some of the damage that was caused by the storms. Monday night's storms caused extensive damage

CULLMAN TIMES - 2018-03-22 18:56:00

Babysitter accused of leaving five children in sweltering U-Haul truck pleads insanity

A Cleveland man accused of transporting five children in the back of a sweltering U-Haul truck last August in Lorain County has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Brian Dekam, 55, was indicted in December on felony-level charges of endangering children. According to authorities, Dekam had sto

WVTM13.COM - 2018-03-22 21:39:01

Horton man jailed for theft

A Horton man was arrested for allegedly taking drugs and stealing a two-liter bottle of soda, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin. "Michael Coleman Stewart, 44, of Horton, was charged with one count of second-degree burglary, a felony, and one count of fourth-degree theft of property and attempting t


Snyder family survives tornado, loses home; EMA talks recovery

Zack Snyder and his wife, Beth, watched the weather forecasts Monday, monitoring the path of potentially severe storms. As it got closer, Snyder said, they tried to get in the safest part of their house on Green Valley Road, just across from Brannon Springs Methodist Church. "We started out in the b


Foreign exchange student witnesses first tornado in Albertville

Tuesday, he learned what it takes to clean up after severe weather. "A tree fell on the house, and later on, the porch was gone," said Dario Perez. "Where the cars were, the garage was also gone. Everything flew away and as you can see here, everything's a mess." Perez wasn't home when the stor