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2 Alabama corrections officers arrested on drug charges
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Two corrections officers in south Alabama have been arrested on drug charges. According to the Alabama Department of Corrections, 25-year-old Darryl Jerome Bradley was arrested over the weekend for attempting to smuggle illegal contraband into Station Correction Facility in Elmore
Georgia man indicted for manslaughter in Talladega County
TALLADEGA COUNTY -- A Georgia man has been indicted by a Talladega County grand jury on charges of manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident with injury stemming from a fatal two-vehicle collision in July.
Pell City man dead in stabbing
One man is dead and one in jail after a stabbing death in the Shady Dale Mobile Home Park in Pell City. On April 19 at approximately 6:59 p.m., the Pell City Police Department responded to a call of a person stabbed in Shady Dale Mobile Home Park. The victim was being transported by a personal vehic
Alabama grants 216 hemp licenses: Here’s the county-by-county list
The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries has granted more than 200 licenses for growers of industrial hemp, the agency announced. The licenses cover 152 growers, 59 processors and five universities, covering the growth, cultivation, processing and research of the plant.
Alabama sets execution for man convicted in 1997 quadruple killing in Pelham
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama has scheduled a lethal injection for a man convicted in the 1997 deaths of four people, including two young girls, in Pelham. The Alabama Supreme Court set a May 16 execution date for Michael Brandon Samra.
Missing Alabama woman found alive in car days after disappearance
ALABAMA (ABC News) - A missing woman has been found alive in her wrecked car five days after she was last seen in south Alabama. Authorities say a passer-by noticed a car that was mostly hidden by brush in a ditch off a road Monday.
Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers
Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer
Trussville Detectives Need to Identify 3 wanted in an Identity Theft Case
TRUSSVILLE — Detectives with the Trussville Police Department obtained surveillance images of three people wanted in connection to an identity theft case. According to Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama, the victim’s bank information was stolen and used to make several fraudulent purchases and transact
Talladega County BOE approves 2019 Summer Food Service Program (free content)
TALLADEGA COUNTY -- Members of the Talladega County Board of Education during their meeting Monday approved by a 4-0 vote the system’s 2019 Summer Food Service Program. The annual program will provide meals without charge to Talladega County students ages 18 and under beginning Monday, June 3, until
Alabama men spot elderly woman eating alone, and invite her to join them
OXFORD, Ala. (WKRG) - Three men eating in an Oxford, Alabama restaurant went out of their way to make the night of an older lady. Jamario Howard posted about it on his Facebook page. He said he and two friends, JaMychol Baker and Tae Knight, were at a reastaurant called Brad's when they noticed the
Alabama lottery bill advances to Senate
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - An Alabama lottery proposal is one step closer to reality. Tuesday, the Alabama Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee voted 6-5 to pass the legislation out of committee.
Calling all carbs: Alabama thief spreads hamburger buns in restaurant parking lot
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A thief broke into an Alabama restaurant Tuesday morning, but he left the dough in the parking lot. The thief covered the parking lot of a Rally’s in southwest Birmingham with old hamburger buns, AL.com reported. The buns were moldy and smashed, prompting one observer to note, “Th
Spice-related overdoses on the rise in Alabama - again; feds warn about ‘disturbing’ trend
Federal authorities said they’re seeing a spike in spice-related overdoses in northern Alabama and want to get out the word before it hits the 2015 levels that sent hundreds to the hospital.
Money stolen, sanctuary vandalized with candle wax during church burglaries
Talladega County sheriff’s deputies on Monday were investigating what appear to be two unrelated church burglaries, according to incident and offense reports. Capt. Mike Jones said the first reported break-in was at Day Springs Assembly of God on Old Birmingham Highway, near Sylacauga, between noon
Mama June Allegedly Living Out of Alabama Hotel Rooms in Wake of Crack Cocaine Arrest
Following her arrest last month for crack cocaine possession, Mama June Shannon and boyfriend Geno Doak have reportedly been living out of Alabama hotel rooms as they await next steps in their case.
Alabama experiences another earthquake
GREENE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) - Another earthquake has been reported in Alabama. This time, the USGS reported a 2.6 magnitude earthquake in Greene County, AL at 4:03 AM Tuesday. According the the Alabama EMA, "this region has a history of small earthquakes. Shaking from this small magnitude is not asso
Talladega police investigating theft of boat motor, 2 goats
TALLADEGA -- Talladega police are investigating the theft of a 135 horsepower boat motor and two goats from a residence on Eastaboga Road, according to an incident and offense report.
Alabama deputy on leave for anti-LGBT comments following teen's suicide
An Alabama sheriff's deputy was placed on leave after he posted a homophobic comment on an article raising awareness about bullying faced by LGBTQ people. Madison County Deputy Jeff Graves wrote that he was "offended" by the LGBTQ movement and that "society cannot and should not accept this behavior
Mike Rogers takes credit for Space Force idea during Sylacauga appearance, touches on Russia, China (with photos)
SYLACAUGA -- Congressman Mike Rogers, R-Saks, addressed a joint meeting of Sylacauga’s Rotary and Kiwanis clubs Monday afternoon and touched on a range of issues, with particular emphasis on first responders, the proposed Space Force and growing rivalry with China.
Bill to repeal Alabama pistol permit requirement shot down in committee
An Alabama Senate committee today voted down a bill to repeal the requirement for a permit to carry a concealed handgun or a loaded handgun in a vehicle. The Senate Tourism Committee voted 6-5 against the bill by Sen. Gerald Allen, R-Tuscaloosa.