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Geneva County Sheriff: ‘We have no reason to believe the suspect out of Holmes County is still in our area’
GENEVA COUNTY – Sheriff Tony Helms feels confident the suspect that fled Holmes County, Florida, on Sunday is no longer in the Geneva County area. Steven Lamar Watford, 36, is still at large after investigators with the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office tried to stop him on Feb. 10. Investigators lost
ALERT: Law enforcement searching for former officer accused of killing his wife
SAMSON, Ala. (WDHN) — A former Samson police officer is believed to be responsible for fatally shooting his wife. Shortly after noon Saturday, emergency responders arrived at Chad and Sarah Greene's Pullum Street home in Samson. She was found fatally shot inside the residence.
Holmes Co. deputies chase man into Geneva County; suspect still at large
HOLMES COUNTY, Fla. (WDHN) — Holmes County deputies are searching for a man believed to have dealt with thousands of dollars worth of stolen items. According to the department's Facebook, Steven Lamar Watford, 36, is on the run after officers tried to stop him while on the road.
South AL man wanted for questioning in shooting death of woman
GENEVA COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Alabama law enforcement officials are searching for a man wanted for questioning in the shooting death of a Samson woman. According to Alabama State Bureau of Investigation Lt. Heath Carpenter, officials are looking for James Chadwick Green, 45 of Samson.
Alabama Supreme Court Grants Attorney General Steve Marshall's Request to Stay
Montgomery, AL - Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Friday that the Alabama Supreme Court has granted the State of Alabama’s motion to stay a recent Jefferson County Circuit Court judgment that declared the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017 to be unconstitutional.
Man dead after Geneva County crash
GENEVA COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - A Daleville man is dead after a crash in Geneva County Thursday morning. According to ALEA Captain Tracy Nelson, the crash happened at 9:15 a.m. on County Road 64 in the town of Bellwood. James Robin Michaels, 40, died when the 2009 Chevrolet Impala he was driving left the
BREAKING: Shooting in Samson
SAMSON, Ala. (WTVY) - It happened on Pullum Street in Samson just south of Highway 52. According to Geneva County Sheriff Tony Helms, the investigation is focusing on former Samson Police Officer Chad Green.
Geneva County woman accused of stealing money from school
GENEVA COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — The longtime athletic booster for Geneva County High School was has been arrested on first-degree theft of property. Hartford police said Ellen Lett stole funds over a three-year period from Geneva County High School.
Up to 8 inches of rain possible in parts of Alabama next week
The forecast hasn't changed much: Parts of Alabama are in line to get a lot of rain. Possibly as much as 8 inches in spots through next week. The National Weather Service on Saturday continued to highlight the potential for flooding by next week -- both in urban areas and near rivers.
Alabama woman who fatally stabbed boyfriend denied case review
Vegas Contorno, of Autauga, who was convicted of manslaughter in 2017 for fatally stabbing her boyfriend, was denied by the Alabama Supreme Court to review her conviction. Contorno’s attorneys have been fighting through appeals court since 2017.
Enterprise man arrested on multiple drug charges
An Enterprise man was arrested on multiple drug charges after the Enterprise Police Department conducted a search warrant, according to EPD Public Information Officer Lt. Billy Haglund.
Alabama man among five killed during Illinois warehouse shooting
An Alabama man was one of five people killed by a recently fired co-worker in an Aurora, Ill. warehouse shooting Friday. Aurora police say Gary Martin, 45, killed five Henry Pratt Company employees with a handgun and then shot five police officers as they swarmed the building. The shooting ended aft
Authorities seek man for questioning in Samson homicide
Authorities were searching on Saturday evening for a man in connection with the fatal shooting of a woman in Samson. According to a press release, the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation responded Saturday to a firearm assault at the request of Samson Police Chief James Hill.
Friday night shootout in residential area
DOTHAN (WDHN) - 911 dispatch said a man was knocking on a door of a home with a gun in his hand when first responders were originally called to the scene Friday night. North Bell Street was flooded with Dothan Police vehicles within minutes.
William Shatner, Alabama's Jeff Cook perform at Opry
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- William Shatner made his debut performance at the Grand Ole Opry alongside Jeff Cook of Alabama. Shatner and Cook performed the title track from their country album "Why Not Me"on Friday night.
Alabama officer shot; person of interest sought
AUBURN, Ala. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Alabama authorities have released the photo of man investigators are calling a person of interest in the shooting of an Auburn Police officer. That officer was rushed to the hospital and his condition was not known as of Friday evening as multiple agencies join the man
Convicted Enterprise bank robber may return to prison again
Federal authorities have moved to terminate the supervised release of a convicted Enterprise bank robber for a second time after he was arrested recently for unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
Chatterbox: Decatur girl models at New York Fashion Week, designs clothes for Alabama Fashion Week
Kenzie Bowling, an 11-year-old model and Decatur resident, took to the stage at New York Fashion Week. This was her third year returning to Fashion Week, and this year she walked for Supermodels Unlimited where she was recently named one of their angels.
Houston County deputies make arrest in month-long drug investigation
DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — The Houston County Sheriff's Office struck a blow to a local trafficking operation after deputies seized several ounces of methamphetamine on Valentine’s Day.
Gov. Ivey declares next week Sever Weather Awareness Week in Alabama
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a proclamation Friday recognizing the coming week as Severe Weather Awareness Week in the state. The proclamation states that. according to the National Weather Service, Alabama ranks No. 1 one in the country in average annual tornado fatalities.