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Mother, toddler reported missing in Rockdale County
Danielle McKinley was last seen with her son, Zaire Harrell, 1, leaving their home along Pine Ridge Trail SE in Conyers on Tuesday.
3 killed in 3 hours in separate Birmingham homicides
Decorian Taylor, 22, was found shot to death at 11 p.m. Friday on 28th Street Southwest. Police said Taylor was shot multiple times and may have been trying to run away when he was gunned down, according toWBRC.
Three injured in tornado-confirmed storm in Cullman County
The Cullman County EMA officials say a 7-year-old, a 3-week old infant, and their mother were all injured during the NWS-confirmed tornado. All three were occupants of a mobile home and the mobile home is “totally destroyed.”
Sardis man arrested for meth
A Sardis City man was arrested after agents found him in possession of 56 grams (1.97 ozs.) of methamphetamine.Etowah County Drug Enforcement Agency Deputy Commander Phil Sims said Donald Naylor, 35, of Sardis City, was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, and two counts of unlawful distribu
5 charged with drug trafficking in Etowah County
Jevon Levincent English (L) and Misty Walker Willett (R), along with three others, face a drug trafficking charge out of Etowah County. (Etowah County Sheriff's Office)
1 Killed In Wreck Involving Tractor Trailer In Bartow County
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Tornado watch for Cullman area until 10 p.m.
ShutterstockCullman County and the surrounding area are under a tornado watch until 10 p.m.The National Weather Service issued the watch at 5:40 p.m. as it tracks weather activity to the west.A tornado warning was issued earlier in Colbert and Franklin counties.
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
Attalla woman charged with chemical endangerment of a child
According to the Etowah County Sheriff's Office, Chelsea Watkins admitted to and tested positive for methamphetamine, amphetamine and marijuana while pregnant.
Gadsden police investigating recent reports of someone shooting paintballs at vehicles and houses
GADSDEN, Ala (WIAT) - The Gadsden Police Department is investigating several incidents of someone or multiple people shooting paintballs at homes and moving vehicles. Gadsden Police say they received reports over the last couple months, but the reports increased over the last week.
Hydroplanes set to race in Guntersville this weekend
“I’ve never been to Alabama, so this is really cool," said U-21 hydroplane driver, Brian Perkins. "I like it. The people are awesome.”
Police Report for June 22
A Gadsden woman told police her 24-year-old son assaulted her, punching and choking her Monday evening after she had given him money, then asked how he spent it.
HydroFest Saturday morning schedule adjusted
High winds and choppy water forced H1 Unlimited officials to cancel qualifying races on Friday, but that won’t affect the overall schedule very much.H1 Unlimited spokesman Owen Blauman said Mother Nature just dodn’t cooperate on Friday, but officials were hoping for better conditions on Saturday mor
South Vinemont , Alabama Tornado 2018 Today Confirmed
A confirmed South Vinemont , Alabama Tornado 2018 is on the ground. It was spotted at 7:30 pm CDT moving east 20 mph. Officials report “emergency management confirmed tornado”. They add “flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damag
Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of Marshall County Until 9:00PM
* At 833 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near McLarty, or 9 miles southwest of Albertville, moving east at 30 mph.HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.SOURCE…Radar indicated.IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
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.
Marshall County employee returns to work after a three week suspension for using a racial slur
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. - A Marshall County employee is back in the office, after a three-week suspension for using a racial slur on the job. It started with a note that Marshall County Circuit Clerk, Cheryl Pierce, received back in May.
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
“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.
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.