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“We’ve never had a case of this much heroin at one time” – Arab officers make heroin trafficking arrest
ARAB, Ala. -- Officers with the Arab Police Department arrested a man and charged him with trafficking heroin, and they say it's the most they've ever seen.
Heavy traffic delays on I-65 after wreck in Cullman County
Alabama State TroopersHeavy delays have been reported on I-65 in Cullman County following a wreck that damaged a bridge.Both northbound and southbound traffic is moving slowly due to the wreck at mile marker 300.The area rest stop is closed because of a damaged bridge, according to the Cullman Count
Police: Truck shows suspicious activity, prompts search for vehicle
The video, in the post, shows the driver slowly pull into a driveway and turns around. The vehicle has been in the area since Wednesday, June 20.
New Traffic Cameras installed in Guntersville
With over 1,000 people expected to attend the event, and Sunset Drive closing for the weekend, WAAY 31 learned these cameras will help police, serving as an eye in the sky.
Guntersville approves new lakefront development
The Guntersville City Council approved a lakefront development agreement at the city’s harbor.“We approved a Development Agreement with Patrick Lawler, who is a Guntersville native, and he will do a mixed-use type development with restaurants, retail, and entertainment,” Guntersville Mayor Leigh Dol
2 wrecks slow traffic on U.S. 278 East
Cullman Police carTwo accidents on U.S. 278 East have backed up traffic in Cullman.Cullman Police Chief Kenny Culpepper said the first accident occurred near Eastside Baptist Church, while the second one was at U.S. 278 and Alabama Avenue.He said possible injuries were reported in the first accident
Racial slur may cost a Marshall County clerk her job
The disciplinary that was taken. We feel that it's not enough, that we feel that there should be a zero tolerance for this action. And that the employee should have been terminated, when this occured.
Arab women making ‘Womenade’
A common proverbial phrase is “when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade.” This encouragement of optimism is one goal of many of the Womenade associations that have popped up across the country.The members believe “when life gives you women, you make Womenade” in hopes to embolden a positive att
Police Release Victim and Suspect names in Knollbrook Murders
Huntsville Police are in the process of securing Capital Murder warrants for 43 year old Rodney Shawn Geddes, who is currently in custody in Franklin County, TN.
Albertville green lights rec center, purchase of Kmart and movie theater
The Albertville City Council approved the issue of $34.75 million in bonds to improve city roads, help fund construction of Phase II of the city’s recreation complex, purchase the Kmart property and to provide incentives for a new movie theater.The city will issue three bonds in the series. The Seri
Boaz police searching for theft suspect
Boaz police said a man wanted for recent thefts ran from officers Tuesday and may have been armed at the time.Hunter Moore ran into a wooded area Tuesday when Boaz and Albertville police went to serve him with a warrant for theft. Police had been searching for Moore since Friday, when they said they
Baileyton man charged with selling meth
Brian Neal Smith, 44, was arrested June 13 and charged with unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, according to a release from the Cullman Police Department Crime Suppression Unit.
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.
William E. Smith, Jr. named Cullman Regional's first chief medical officer
Cullman Regional CEO James Clements named William E. Smith, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S. as the first chief medical officer (CMO) of Cullman Regional, a role he has served in in a limited capacity over the past two years.
Veterans in Marshall County looking to build a veterans park
A group of veterans from one end of the county to the other is looking to establish a veterans park, and Guntersville is in the sights. “Because it’s the center, more or less, and the county seat of Marshall County,” explained VFW Post 5173 member Johnny Brown. “This would be a good thing for the v
Bodies found in northwest Huntsville
The bodies were found near the corner of Knollbrook Drive and Hilltop Terrace, which is just off Blue Spring Road near Winchester Road.Huntsville police were on the scene and said it is a homicide investigation.This is a breaking news story. Check back soon or refresh for updates.
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.
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.
Huntsville man charged with trafficking in Decatur
A Huntsville man found during a check on a parked vehicle early Sunday was charged with methamphetamine trafficking, Decatur police said.Police said they were called at 3:41 a.m. Sunday and told an individual appeared to be passed out in a vehicle at a parking lot in the 3000 block of U.S. 31 South.
Contractor must remove 250,000 tires
The Russellville contractor submitted the low bid to demolish the deteriorating warehouses and seven dilapidated houses, a garage and shed. The work is being made possible through a $110,000 Community Development Block Grant.