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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.
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.
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
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.
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
Inmates escaped Marshall County jail through ventilation system, sheriff says
Brian Eugene White, Benjamin Justin Cameron, Baldemar Davila, Damon Blade Dempsey and Adam Bouchelhi Dean escaped sometime between 5:30-5:45 a.m., according to the sheriff's office.
Van crashes into Baileyton Dollar General
The store, located at 13600 Alabama Highway 69, will be closed for at least two weeks to a month while repairs are underway.
All Jail Escapees Back In Custody
The Marshall County Sheriff's Department reports that all 5 escapees who got out of the county jail Tuesday morning are now back in custody.They got out of the jail through the ventilation system, sheriff's department spokesman Heath Thomas said. Corrective measures are being taken to make sure it d
Alabama company $522M Army contract for inflatable antennas
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. —An Alabama company has a five-year, $522 million extension to an Army contract for inflatable satellite antenna systems.GATR Technologies, Inc. of Huntsville first won the contract in 2013.AdvertisementIt said in early 2014 that the contract made the antennas more broadly available
Cullman woman among 2 arrested in connection with Birmingham deaths
Kristen Gullion, 30, of Cullman, was arrested by Miami Beach police on Thursday. Zachary Phillips, 23, was arrested by Hollywood (Fla.) police on Friday.
Police K9 teams undergo field trials in Albertville
"This is the USPCA Region 22 mini-trial," explained Officer Corey Morgan, who is part of the K9 team from the Albertville Police Department.
Motorcycle crash kills Russellville man
LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. - This morning at 8:30 police were called about a motorcycle that crashed on AL. 33 near CR 31, which is 3 miles north of Moulton.
Work behind MSMF was amazing
The one thing that amazed me about theMain Street Music Festivalwas that it was here today and gone tomorrow — by that I mean all of the infrastructure that put it in place.There was a lot of hard work that went into getting the festival area prepared for the big weekend. Passing along Main Street o
Police Arrested Suspect Who Injured Police Officer
Huntsville Police found and arrested Walter Blakenship, the man who injured a police officer while resisting arrest.Police say thanks to some tips the suspect was found around 10 p.m. Saturday night. Blakenship was hiding in a tree in Northern Madison County.Police say Blakenship resisted arrest on
Lost and Found: Money and Clip
The Guntersville Police Department has had some money turned in at their facility.The witness stated that someone had dropped some cash and a money clip at Jack’s restaurant. Jack’s turned the money over to the police department in case someone went there to look for their lost money. If it was you
WATCH: Mayor gives update on Cecil Ashburn widening
The mayor and city department will give updates on road closures, timeline, traffic control and other aspects of the project at 10 a.m.
More than 30,000 attend Main Street Music Festival
More than 30,000 people enjoyed a weekend of free concerts at the Main Street Music Festival in downtown Albertville.Ben McGowan, one of the MSMF volunteer coordinators, said the number may have been a lot more than 30,000 people. He said the main gate at the festival was moved to the intersection o
Pentagon hires Alabama company to make more inflatable antennas
GATR President Paul Gierow holds a spectrum analyzer, which measures signal strength from the 1.8m X-band radome (radar dome) he stands beside. (File)ByLee Rooplroop@al.comThe Pentagon has given an Alabama company a $522 million contract for inflatable field antennas. The new contract is an extensio
Cullman County woman arrested with murdered Birmingham couple’s car in Miami; Arab man arrested in connection with crime
MIAMI- Authorities in south Florida arrested two people today in connection with a double homicide in Birmingham. Kristen Gullion, 30, of Cullman and Zachary Phillips, 23, who has an Arab address were both arrested Friday. Gullion was found driving a car belonging to the slain Birmingham couple, Mar
Jones Chapel Wreck Shuts Down 940; Air Evac Required
Working the accident are personnel fromJones ChapelandSardis Volunteer Fire Departments,Cullman County Sheriff’s Office, andCullman EMS.