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Authorities ask for help finding missing Gadsden man

McBrayer is 53 years old, 5’8” tall, and weighs 190 lbs. He has grey hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red, white, and blue checkered shirt and blue jean shorts.

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-08-15 12:07:59

State launches new investigation into 'Beach House Sheriff' following sexual allegations

"I'm conducting the investigation into Sheriff Entrekin up in Etowah County," Steve Arrington, a special agent with the SBI, told AL.com Tuesday. "It's kind of information-gathering right now for the investigation."

AL.COM - 2018-08-15 07:17:00

Woman tells investigators she used drugs while pregnant

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama say a woman who told investigators she used drugs while pregnant has been arrested.News outlets report deputies found a pipe with residue in the vehicle of 25-year-old Felicia Rae Mitchell during a traffic stop. The Attalla woman was initially charged with

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-08-14 18:48:33

Guntersville City Schools on lockdown as authorities search for 3 escaped inmates

MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -All Guntersville City Schools are on lockdown after five inmates escaped the county jail on Tuesday morning. Investigators tell us that the search for the inmates is happening near Guntersville Elementary School.All Marshall County Schools are on a Code Yellow, which is a

WAFF - 2018-08-14 13:13:00

Cullman woman, Arab man charged with capital murder in death of Birmingham couple

The Tribune's Birmingham news partner, WVTM13, reported late Tuesday night that Zachary Taylor Phillips, 23, and Kristen Leigh Gullion, 30, are each charged with capital murder and burglary in the Aug. 2 slayings of 68-year-old Joe Holt and his wife, 67-year-old Mary Holt.

CULLMANSENSE.COM - 2018-08-15 03:53:05

Alabama Pastor Says He's Going to Stand His Ground If Truck Is Vandalized With Racist Graffiti..Again

Screenshot: YouTubeA pastor in Gadsden, Ala., is fed up with racists after his truck was vandalized with racist graffiti, and says the next time it happens, he’s going to “stand his ground”.Pastor K. Solomon Williams, a preacher at Piedmont’s Mount Pleasant CME Church, woke up on Sunday and saw that

THE ROOT - 2018-08-14 20:29:00

Koch Foods announces $80 million expansion in Gadsden, to hire 200

The expansion, announced at the Gadsden City Council today, involved the City of Gadsden's Economic Development team and Gadsden Industrial Development Authority.

AL.COM - 2018-08-14 13:00:00

Five missing Marshall County inmates back in custody

Five missing inmates from the Marshall County Jail are now in custody.Marshall County Sheriff Scott Walls said as of 2:30 p.m., inmates Benjamin Cameron, Baldemar Davilla, Adam Dean, Damon Dempsey and Brian White were apprehended and placed back in the jail.Walls said Dean and Dempsey were back in c

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2018-08-14 20:39:00

Gadsden PD searching for missing man with medical condition without his medication

McBrayer suffers from a medical condition, and has not had his medication. He is 53 years old, 5'8" tall and weighs 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red, white and blue checkered shirt and blue jean shorts.

CBS42.COM - 2018-08-15 16:57:57

Overnight standoff in Gadsden ends with two arrests

Early Tuesday morning, Gadsden police arrived to a home on White Ave. and say a female victim ran from the home without her four children, leaving two suspects inside the home.

ABC 33/40 NEWS

2 Alabama cities on list of worst places to raise children

24/7 WallStreetlooked at a number of education, health and safety measures to determine where children face the greatest struggles. The ratings include information on preschool enrollment and high school graduation rates, as well as access to areas for physical activity and violent crime rates.

AL.COM

Black Alabama pastor plans to invoke 'stand your ground' next time racists graffiti slurs and swastikas on his truck

Birmingham’s WBRC reported that Pastor K. Solomon Williams woke up this past Sunday morning to find his truck covered on three sides with bigoted language and symbols. Williams, who preaches at Mount Pleasant CME Church in Piedmont, AL, told the news station he thinks he knows who did it.

RAW STORY - 2018-08-14 19:24:05

Two Gadsden men arrested in domestic violence incident, authorities say

Isreal Cortez Cameron, 25, and Keanu Kristopher Mims, 22, both of Gadsden, were taken into custody at 3:20 a.m. without incident, authorities said.

WVTM13.COM - 2018-08-14 14:19:00

North Alabama man pleads guilty to 'horrific' sex abuse of 4 young girls

Wesley Newman, of Arab, pleaded guilty to five counts of first-degree sodomy, one count of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12, and two counts of first-degree sexual abuse. His plea came as jury selection was to begin in his trial, said Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey.

AL.COM - 2018-08-14 10:55:00

Arab High School’s fight song ‘Dixie’ will no longer be played at football games

ARAB, Ala. -- Arab High School will be coming up with a new fight song, because the current song,Dixie, will no longer be played at football games.

WHNT-TV

Police Report for Aug. 14

A 29-year-old Rainbow City man reported he was assaulted about 3 a.m. Sunday outside a club on Chestnut Street. He told police he was leaving the club and a man intentionally bumped him, saying something to him. The victim said he tried to keep going, but the man assaulted him, striking him several

GADSDEN TIMES

Pastor targeted with racist vandalism

Reverend K. Solomon Williams and his family woke up Sunday to find the windows in his pickup truck smashed in, the tires slashed, and a hose strung into the passenger side of the vehicle filling it with water.

WDTN

Lawn equipment replaced after stolen from Gadsden children

GADSDEN, Ala. — Lawn equipment were replaced around noon Sunday after they were stolen from four Gadsden siblings who participated inthe 50 Yard Challenge, according to the founder of the Raising Men Lawn Care Service.

WHNT-TV

Efforts renewed to push back school start dates in Alabama

Labor Day falls on September 3 this year, meaning if the plan was in place, no schools could start before August 20.

MYNBC15.COM

ALDOT will close portion of I-59 North, South from Ashville to Etowah Co. line starting Monday

ST. CLAIR COUNTY --The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will close a portion of the left lane of Interstate 59 Southbound and a portion of the right lane of I-59 Northbound starting Monday, according to a pair of press releases issued Saturday.The closures will cover an area stretching f

ANNISTON STAR