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Marshall County Drug Task Force agents recovered pounds of meth sent to homes in the mail

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. — Agents in Marshall County recovered pounds of meth right as it was delivered through the mail to a home, and that led to the same thing at a different house.

WHNT-TV - 2018-06-18 21:29:06

Brothers charged with murder in connection to death of Jacksonville woman

Two brothers Monday were charged with murder in connection with the death of a Jacksonville woman earlier this month, officials said.Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade said Timothy Mark Putman, 33, and his brother Tony Lee Putman, 39, were each served a warrant on a murder charge in connection to t

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-06-18 20:17:00

Police Report for June 19

A Gadsden woman told police she was detouring around the parade on Tuscaloosa Avenue Saturday when a man flagged her down on Jacksonville Court. She asked if she could help him, and he punched her in the face, then tried to drag her out of her vehicle by the hair. He took some money and her daughter

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-06-19 00:00:00

Neighbors say accused murderer lived with Grandmother that went missing, teen who was killed

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. - Investigators with the Madison County Sheriff's Office believethe human remainsfound near an Owens Cross Roads cemetery are those of Oralia Mendoza. She's the missing grandmother of 13-year-old Mariah Lopez, whose body was found on Lemley Drive last week.

WHNT-TV - 2018-06-19 01:36:10

Arrests, incidents reports for June 15-17

Criminal mischief, third degree; domestic violence, third degree- harassment: Greggory L. Chaney, 32, of Falkville arrested on Lessman Circle SW.

CULLMAN TIMES - 2018-06-18 20:32:00

Some Marshall Co. residents want to see changes made to dangerous and confusing intersection

Turnpike Road, Oneonta Cut-Off Road, and Highway 205 come together to make an intersection just outside of Guntersville. For people who aren’t familiar with it, it can be confusing.

WHNT-TV - 2018-06-18 22:50:11

Grab your tickets for HydroFest

If you haven’t gotten your tickets for Guntersville Lake HydroFest, don’t miss out on this historic return of hydroplane racing on the Big G.Lake Guntersville has some historic moments in H1 Unlimited racing. H1 raced on Lake Guntersville from 1963-65 and in 1968 and 1969. Now called the Race for th

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2018-06-18 19:41:00

Cherokee Co. man dies in fatal lawnmower accident

Leesburg Police Investigator Jamie Chatman says the victim, whose name is not being released at this time pending family notification, was traveling on a John Deere Zero-Turn mower when he somehow lost control and went down into a channel with the mower landing on top of him.

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Cherokee County man killed in lawn mower accident

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ala. — Cherokee County authorities confirm a person was found crushed to death underneath his lawnmower Saturday morning Leesburg.The name of the victim is being withheld at this time pending notification of the family.According to an investigator, the victim was traveling on a John

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of Etowah And St. Clair Counties Until 6:00PM

* At 534 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Rainbow City, moving west at 10 mph.HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.SOURCE…Radar indicated.IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

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Boaz woman charged with chemical endangerment of a child

ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. —A 25-year-old Boaz woman is charged with chemical endangerment of a child.The Etowah County Sheriff's Office say Erin Mianna Mims admitted to using heroin and marijuana while pregnant.Mims is being detained in the Etowah County Detention Center on $10,000 bond and must complete

ABC 33/40 NEWS

Alabama man dies in lawnmower accident

WBRC-TVreportsthe victim, whose name has not been released, was found Saturday in a small creek near the Leesburg Fire Station.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS

UPDATE: Police arrest man in connection to gas station theft caught on video

But, the guy behind her did. “When she exited the store he stepped to the front of the register, he takes his left foot and places it on the money,” Investigator Mike Turner explained, “He looks over his left shoulder to make sure where she went, then he looks back at the clerk, drops his keys, reac

WHNT-TV

Nickie, keep bringing doughnuts

Nickie Simpson has become my new favorite co-worker, because she treats us to doughnuts a couple of times a week. She started the weekend off right by sharing the delicious treats with us Friday morning.The former Douglas three-sport star is the only lady in our newsroom, and she’s our grammar exper

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER

Contractor arrested for defrauding Southside storm victims

McCrory took $4,300 and $4,900 respectively from two Southside residents according to Sgt. Jay Freeman. In one case, police said no work was done and in the other a fallen tree was simply moved from the resident;s backyard to the front of the house.

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Gadsden Police Report for June 15

A North Sixth Street resident reported her son-in-law took a cellphone last month that she let her daughter use. She said someone contacted her, asking for codes to unlock it. She said she traded for the phone from another woman, and told the owner she wouldn’t return it because she would be taking

GADSDEN TIMES

One person airlifted to hospital after crash in Guntersville

Authorities are investigating a crash in Guntersville that sent one man to the hospital Thursday evening.Police say it happened just after 6 pm on Hwy 431 in front of Lake Shore Tackle Co.One car hit a boat trailer being towed by another vehicle. The driver of the car was conscious at the scene but

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Former assistant principal in Blount County found guilty of videotaping naked teen

BLOUNT COUNTY –According to Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey, a jury has found Tim Clevenger, former assistant principal at Locust Fork High School, guilty of one count of production of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography.

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM

68-year-old woman killed inside her home during robbery

Officers warn that Moon is considered to be armed and dangerous. If you see Moon, do not approach him, call 911 and report his location to law enforcement.

WSB-TV ATLANTA

Thinking of going to Guntersville Lake HydroFest next week? Here’s everything you need to know

“We’re expecting between 15 to 20,000 people which is pretty much doubling the size of our city… tripling the size of our city,” said Marshall County Convention and Visitors Bureau communications director John Davis Rollings.

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