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Childersburg police search for man wanted for capital murder
Kev'vakius Jalik Jemison, 19, is a suspect in a homicide investigation that happened Saturday Aug. 11. Around 8:15 p.m., police responded to a shooting in the 1100 block of 4th Street South East. 35-year-old Homer Deshawn Calloway suffered a gunshot wound in his home and later died.
Alex City Fire Department trains new recruits in town - The Alexander City Outlook
“This is the first one we have done in a year and half,” Alexander City Fire Department Captain Jeff Brewer said. “The last class graduated Dec. 2016. This class started June 15. We traditionally do one a year, sometimes two a year.”
Dadeville police need help identifying robbery suspect - The Alexander City Outlook
Dadeville Police Department is hoping the public can help it solve a Highway 280 convenience store robbery that occurred early Wednesday morning.“We are searching for a suspect who committed an armed robbery at Citgo,” Dadeville Police Chief David Barbour said. “A man entered the store about 1:20 a.
Alabama holds first scrimmage of fall camp Saturday - The Alexander City Outlook
“This scrimmage is pretty much what we thought it would be. I think the players that have experience, that have played before, really played well. First teams operated pretty well for the most part. Much better execution with the first unit — first defense, first offense.
Sexual abuse case against Benjamin Farris goes to jury
TALLADEGA COUNTY --A Talladega County jury of eight men and four women will resume deliberations today at 8:30 a.m. in the case of a Sylacauga man accused of sexually abusing four girls.According to Chief Assistant District Attorney Christina Kilgore, the panel spent about one hour and 15 minutes be
UPDATE: Auburn poilce arrest two men for carjacking a woman at gunpoint
AUBURN, Ala. (WRBL) - Two Birmingham men are facing robbery and a slew of other charges after police say they carjacked a woman and gunpoint, stole her car and led police on a chase that ended in a crash in Opelika.
Auburn Tigers 'pretty close' to naming starters on offensive line
The Tigers are especially interested in what happens along the offensive line, where the sixth-year head coach has been hesitant to name anyone a starter — other than to assume left tackle Prince Tega Wanogho Jr., offensive guardMarquel Harrelland offensive guard/centerMike Hortonwill start along th
19-year-old wanted on murder charges in Talladega County
The man, 19-year-old Kev'vakius Jemison is accused of fatally shooting Homer Deshawn Calloway at his home in Childersburg on Aug. 4, said Chief of Police Richard McClelland.
Flash Flood warning issued for western Lee County
These areas include Auburn, Opelika, Notasulga, Beauregard, Auburn University, Loachapoka, Robert G. Pitts Airport, Chewacla State Park and Roxana.
Man sentenced to 15 years for manslaughter - The Wetumpka Herald
A man who formerly listed an address in Wetumpka was sentenced to 15 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to manslaughter in July.James Rembert, 21, was initially arrested and charged with murder on March 3, 2016. The charge was later reduced.According to court documents, Rembert allegedly fatall
Two men arrested after vehicle, foot chase
At around 3 p.m. on Tuesday, a vehicle was reported stolen in the 2300 block of Mimms Road in Auburn, said Auburn Capt. Lorenza Dorsey.
Police reports from Aug. 14
Dylan Beck, 26, of Five Points, was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
Auburn Police charge four with breaking and entering a motor vehicle and other charges
Police arrested 19-year-old Nakevious Devon Thomas, of Opelika, along with three juveniles from Auburn on charges of breaking and entering of a motor vehicle and fourth-degree theft of property.
Police reports for August 13
Duty upon striking fixtures upon a highway, fleeing/attempting to elude officer, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a pistol by a drunk/addict were reported in Auburn on Aug. 10.
House 81 candidates taking part in town hall forum - The Alexander City Outlook
The forum will give each candidate a chance to share with the audience the ideas and vision they intend to take to Montgomery in an effort to help advance the priorities of District 81 and the state of Alabama. The format will include five minutes for each person to deliver prepared opening statemen
Multiple suspects charged with breaking and entering a motor vehicle, theft
The 19-year-old Opelika man was identified as Nakevious Devon Thomas. Taken to the Lee County Jail, he was being held on a $4,000 bond. The juveniles were taken to the Lee County Youth Development Center Detention Facility. They are still in custody while awaiting a detention hearing.
Benjamin Russell's Michael Ransaw named Alabama’s top coach by NWCA - The Alexander City Outlook
When Michael Ransaw was hired as Benjamin Russell’s wrestling coach last year, it seemed like it might be an interim move. Although Ransaw has always been dedicated to the Wildcat wrestling program, his full-time work schedule in Auburn made it tricky for him to be a high school head coach.
Reflective address signs still available to residents - The Alexander City Outlook
After years of chasing calls to homes with no clearly marked address, thus extending response times, McAlister has figured out a way to help his fellow Alexander City firefighters find their next call.
Leader emerges in Auburn Tigers battle at right tackle
Nine practices into preseason camp, the Tigers may have a better idea of where players will start along the right side of the Tigers’ offensive line, where questions have followed the inexperienced lineup since the spring.
Crews replace sewage line under North Central - The Alexander City Outlook
“It is easier and cheaper to follow the current pipe with the boring machine to the other side of the road,” McWhorter said. “When they pull the bore back, it will remove the old pipe and pull one continuous piece of pipe that is stronger and should last longer.”