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Talladega County’s Drug Task Force arrests 8 in 10 days (photos)
The Talladega County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force made eight felony drug arrests over the last 10 days, according to Commander Jason Murray.Justin Lamar Dorman, 30, of Munford, was arrested Oct. 6 at a driver’s license checkpoint set up by the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office. Police say Dorma
Woman killed on Highway 280 Tuesday morning
Raycom Media/fileBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The Shelby County Coroner’s office confirms a pedestrian was hit and killed on Highway 280 in front of Best Buy Tuesday morning.Lina Evans with the coroner’s office says she can’t release the victim’s name at this time because her family hasn’t been notified
Authorities looking for Pell City woman
ST CLAIR COUNTY — Sam Bagwell, 37, is wanted in St. Clair County on a felony warrant charging her with receiving stolen property in the first degree. The subject is described as being 5-foot-2, and weighing 135 pounds, with blonde hair and brown eyes. The subject is a white female.
Talladega police investigating shooting incident at Talladega Downs on Sunday
Investigators had a partial description of the vehicle from witnesses but not much else, Busby said. No one else was in the apartment that was hit, and the woman who lived there was not injured.
Sex abuse trial resumes today - The Alexander City Outlook
“(He) licked my monkey,” Hall said the victim said. “And a few days after the original incident he touched (the victim’s) breast, buttocks and vaginal area.”
Man found dead in Cherokee County cotton field
Officials have identified the man found dead in a cotton field near the Cherokee and Etowah County line Friday afternoon.Cherokee County Coroner Jeremy Deaton identified the man as 38-year-old Michael Anthony Sprayberry. He was from Cedar Bluff.A farmer found Sprayberry’s body in a cotton field on C
Pets of the Week: Meet Brandy, Rollie (photos)
PELL CITY -- Brandyis a brown 2-year-old female boxer mix. She is very calm and knows her leash manners as well as a few other basic commands. She is heartworm negative and up to date on vaccinations. Brandi’s adoption fee is $125, which covers her vaccines, worming, microchip and spay.
Sylacauga council hears complaints about removal of North Norton traffic signals
SYLACAUGA --Councilman Donnie Blackmon and businessman Rocky Jackson complained Tuesday to the City Council about the removal of traffic signals at two intersections on North Norton Avenue.Blackmon handed council members copies of petitions with more than 300 names on them, including business owners
School bus involved in accident, children onboard
BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) -- There is a report that a School Transportation Solutions school bus was involved in an accident at 31st Street and 12th Avenue North Birmingham. According to Adrienne Mitchell with Birmingham City Schools, the bus was hit in the rear by another car. Four students were on b
Two shot, one killed in early morning shooting on 25th Ave.
Two shot, one killed in early morning shooting on 25th Ave.COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus police are currently investigating an early morning shooting that claimed the life of one man and injured another.57-year-old Curtis Lockhart and 57-year-old Alexander Jackson were found suffering from gunshot
Look Back ... to football accomplishments on a Friday, 1993
Oct. 16, 1943,was a Saturday during a period when The Star wasn’t published on that day of the week.
Birmingham man drops kids off at an apartment, gets shot, dies several hours later
BIRMINGHAM – Just after 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, in the 200 block of 9thCourt North, Kerry McClure was shot. After police arrived on the scene he was transported to UAB where he succumbed to his injuries around 1 a.m. on Monday, according toCarol Robinson of Al.com.
Sunday evening shooting victim identified
The investigation indicates that McClure was at the location to drop off his children. At some point he began arguing with the suspect, who is only described as a black male. The suspect then got into his vehicle, started driving off and fired multiple shots at the victim.
TALLADEGA LIVE: 1000bulbs.com 500 updates from The Anniston Star's Joe Medley
The 500 is set for 1 p.m. today at Talladega Superspeedway. WVTM-13 will carry NBC's television broadcast. Check back often for race commentary and updates from The Anniston Star's Joe Medley.
Perfect weather for Pell City's Fall Frenzy 2018 (gallery)
PELL CITY -- The fifth annual Fall Frenzy held Saturday at Pell City’s Lakeside Park couldn’t have asked for more perfect weather. The beautiful fall day brought out crowds for the event whose proceeds are given to school organizations, athletic programs and clubs within the school system. Pell City
Cleburne hospital board agrees to withhold allocation to mental health care provider
HEFLIN— Members of the Cleburne County Hospital Board agreed to not send their annual check to Highland Health Systems in light of the nonprofit’s announcement to scale back mental health services at its Heflin clinic.The board discussed the anticipated consequences of the cutback during a lengthy w
Man shot, killed Saturday night
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A man was shot and killed near South Hull Street at West Jeff Davis on Saturday night, Montgomery Police said.Police responded at about 10 p.m. to a report of shots fired, and when they arrived they found a man who had sustained a fatal gunshot wound.He was pronounced dead at
Man in critical condition after being shot three times in his car in Birmingham
The incident occurred around 4:50 p.m. and responders recovered weapons at the scene, the Birmingham Police Department reports. However, no suspect is in custody at this time.
1000Bulbs 500 at Talladega Driver Introductions • The SkyBoat
Talladega, AL – Relive all the action from driver introductions ahead of the 2018 1000Bulbs 500 Monster Energy Cup Series Playoff Race at Talladega Superspeedway with our gallery from Bernard Ayala.
Talladega to build oversized tunnel in turn three
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Talladega Superspeedway and its parent company, International Speedway Corporation (ISC), revealed today that the construction of the new Turn 3 Oversized Tunnel, an important component of the track's new Transformation Infield Project - will begin in a matter of days during the we