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Suspect arrested in Oct. 4 shooting in Albertville
According to police, on October 4 just after 12 noon, an apparent altercation took place at a home on Turnpike Road. The victim, who was struck by at least one round, was taken to Highpoint Grocery just outside of Albertville. He was then transported by air from Albertville Municipal Airport to Hunt
Parents upset Marshall County School superintendent approves then cancels concert fundraiser two weeks before event
ASBURY, AL (WAFF) - The Marshall County Schools superintendent is coming under fire from some parents. The superintendent approved a concert more than a month ago as a fundraiser. Now, she's cancelling it and some parents are furious, especially since the band was going to play for free. We're talki
Boaz man visits Albertville Airport thanks to Dreamcatcher
Jerry Cofield (left), director of Albertville Airport, explains to Shellie “Crosby” Reagan how the airport has evolved over the years.
Missing Person: Etowah County authorities searching for Gadsden man
ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. — The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Gadsden man.Jeremy Lipscomb (Courtesy: The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office)41-year-old Jeremy Dewayne Lipscomb was last seen around Fitts Ferry Road and Whites Chapel Road near the boat land
Man facing attempted murder charges for DeKalb County shootout with authorities
A DeKalb County deputy joined the pursuit onto County Road 131, and the Henagar officer tried to push Barnet’s vehicle around with his own. Barnet’s vehicle ended up sideways in the road as a result, authorities said.
Guntersville working to tighten regulations on short term rental properties
GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - The city of Guntersville is looking to curb neighborhood problems with short term rentals.City officials say the problems have been growing as more owners use websites to rent their properties out online in tourist areas.Mayor Leigh Dollar says they’ve seen increases in pro
Gadsden resident charged with rape, sex abuse of child under 12
A Gadsden resident has been charged with rape in connection with the sex abuse of a child under the age of 12, Gadsden authorities confirm. Carlos De Jesus, 33, a Mexican citizen who resides in Gadsden, was arrested and booked into the Etowah County Detention Center on October 12. According to Etowa
Plug pulled on Velcro Pygmies concert at Asbury schools
Marshall County Schools Superintendent Cindy Wigley pulled the plug on a Velcro Pygmies concert in Asbury hours after students started promoting ticket sales on social media.The students were taking part in theReach and Teachcurriculum written by Colbert County High School teacher April Clark with i
'Danger to the community' is over after police kill teen accused of gunning down officer
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga - Gwinnett County's police chief confirmed that "the danger to the community is over" after officers shot and killed the teenager who they said opened fired on one of their own Saturday, killing the officer. Sources confirmed to Channel 2 Gwinnett County Bureau Chief Tony Thomas
Albertville Museum to host ‘make and take’ Sunday
“The settlers used every part of corn for something,” Hagood told the audience at last year’s event. “They ate the corn or made meal from it and even used the husks to make their own dolls. Back then, they had to make their own toys. Some would be whittled from wood and some would be made from corn
Autopsy indicates Bridgeport woman was killed by vehicle
JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. - Preliminary autopsy results of a Bridgeport woman killed last Tuesday indicate she was killed by a vehicle, authorities said Monday. Samantha Frison died from trauma due to being struck or run over by an automobile, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office said. The sheriff's offic
Ohatchee man killed in single-vehicle crash
CALHOUN COUNTY – A single-vehicle crash on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 11:20 p.m. claimed the life of an Ohatchee man.
Alabama football player charged with DUI
TUSCALOOSA, AL (WSFA) - Alabama football player Hunter Ray Brannon has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) by Tuscaloosa Police.The redshirt freshman was arrested Sunday morning and booked into the Tuscaloosa Jail.The 6-4, 296 pound offensive lineman is from Cullman. His
Standoff near Athens ends in officers shot at, house being burnt
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Coroner: Man found dead at church had medical problems
Bradley Scot Roberts, 42, lived on the streets, Proctor said, and had chosen the church property at 416 N. Fifth Ave. to spend the night. He was found there about 7:30 a.m. by people who came to set up for services.
Cullman County wreck closes northbound lane on I-65
CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - The Cullman County Sheriff's Office says northbound traffic is backed up for miles Sunday near mile marker 298. The sheriff's office confirmed multiple vehicles were involved and at least one lane is closed. Emergency Units have been dispatched. No injuries have been reported.
Hazmat operation concludes at Guntersville poultry processing plant
GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A nearly 36 hour long saga is over as crews are now cleaning up and preparing to go home after a fire and gas leak at a Guntersville poultry processing plant.Fire department officials say they believe this is the longest hazmat operation they’ve ever been a part of.Crews co
Teen dead after Moulton wreck
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - An 18-year-old Moulton woman was killed and at least three other people were injured Friday night in a one-vehicle wreck on Byler Road one mile west of Moulton, according to our news partner. Troopers said Makenzi Jon Farley, 18, died as a result of injuries from the accident
Henagar, Ala. police officer involved in overnight shooting
A Henagar, Alabama police officer was involved in a shooting Friday night or early Saturday morning. The incident is being investigated by the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office. The Henegar Police Department confirmed the incident but directed all questions to DeKalb County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's
Two men found dead inside Lawrence County home
LAWRENCE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - Police have identified two men found dead inside a home in North Courtland. Officers with the North Courtland Police Department responded to a call of an unresponsive person inside a home on Johnson Lane Friday night. After responding, they found 59-year-old Wymon Leona