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Boaz man visits Albertville Airport thanks to Dreamcatcher

Jerry Cofield (left), director of Albertville Airport, explains to Shellie “Crosby” Reagan how the airport has evolved over the years.

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2018-10-19 19:20:00

Teen dead after Moulton wreck

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - An 18-year-old Moulton woman was killed and at least three other people were injured Friday night in a one-vehicle wreck on Byler Road one mile west of Moulton, according to our news partner. Troopers said Makenzi Jon Farley, 18, died as a result of injuries from the accident

WAFF - 2018-10-20 15:08:15

Hazmat operation concludes at Guntersville poultry processing plant

GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A nearly 36 hour long saga is over as crews are now cleaning up and preparing to go home after a fire and gas leak at a Guntersville poultry processing plant.Fire department officials say they believe this is the longest hazmat operation they’ve ever been a part of.Crews co

WAFF - 2018-10-19 23:13:00

Henagar, Ala. police officer involved in overnight shooting

A Henagar, Alabama police officer was involved in a shooting Friday night or early Saturday morning. The incident is being investigated by the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office. The Henegar Police Department confirmed the incident but directed all questions to DeKalb County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-10-20 17:16:29

Vehicles pulled from Smith Lake; investigation underway

The Cullman County Sheriff's Office Dive Team, with the assistance of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Marine Division, recovered two vehicles from the Lions Club Landing area of Smith Lake late Thursday.

CULLMAN TIMES - 2018-10-19 15:46:00

Gwinnett County police department identifies officer killed in the line of duty

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WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-20 22:53:40

UPDATE: Suspect in Gwinnett officer's death remains at large, 'armed and dangerous'

UPDATE 8 A.M. SUNDAY, OCT. 21: As the sun rose Sunday morning, Gwinnett police had not announced a second arrest following the shooting death of officer Antwan Toney. Suspect Tafahree Maynard, 18, remained at large. UPDATE 1 A.M. SUNDAY, OCT. 21: Gwinnett County police announced early Sunday morning

ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION - 2018-10-20 19:58:00

Etowah County authorities searching for missing 71-year-old man with dementia

Pennington was wearing a black Vietnam veteran's hat with yellow writing, a blue plaid jacket, tan shirt, blue jeans and brown boots.

ABC 33/40 NEWS

Longtime DeKalb County BBQ restaurant closing after 25 years

FYFFE, AL (WAFF) - Residents are saddened a popular barbeque restaurant in DeKalb County is closing after 25 years in business. Cars will park at Barry's Barbeque in Fyffe well before they open. "We love it here. It's good barbeque. It's good barbeque. We've been coming for years, and years, and yea

WAFF - 2018-10-19 19:42:34

Gadsden man charged in sex abuse of young family member for 6 years

Carlos Valerio DeJesus is charged with first-degree rape, two counts of first-degree sodomy, sex abuse of a child under the age of 12 and incest, according to Etowah County court and jail records.

AL.COM

Anniston Police searching for missing 59-year-old woman

ANNISTON, Ala. —Anniston Police are asking for the public's help locating a missing 59-year-old.Police say Karen Cunningham is 5'5" tall and 116 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes. She may be confused or disoriented.Anyone with information regarding Cunningham is asked to contact Anniston Police at (

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-10-19 15:52:22

Etowah child welfare worker La Gray passed away Oct. 19

“She dedicated her life to helping kids who lost their way,” said Etowah County Commissioner Carolyn Parker, who was still a baby when she met Gray. “I’ve known her all my life, and she has always been an inspiration to me, politically. She taught me a lot about women’s empowerment and the importanc

GADSDEN TIMES

Organizers decide to end Sloss Fest

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Sloss Fest is no more. The decision was announced Friday afternoon. The post says in part that "after several weeks of examination and thorough consideration of the unique challenges we face in producing Sloss Fest, we have come to the decision to end the event." The mid-summ

WSFA - 2018-10-19 21:34:44

Firefighters battling fire at Pilgrim's Pride Chicken Plant

Firefighters in Guntersville are working to put out a fire at the Pilgrim's Pride Chicken Plant. Fire crews tell us the fire broke out just after 5 Thursday morning. Albertville Fire responded to the scene to help crew put out the fire. Workers at the plant were immediatly evacuated and tell us the

WAAY-TV

Alabama's 'war on marijuana' topic of new report by law centers

A new report on "Alabama's War on Marijuana," released today by the Alabama Appleseed Center for Law & Justice and the Southern Poverty Law Center, calls prosecution of marijuana possession a wasteful use of state law enforcement that discriminates against blacks. "This war on marijuana is one whose

AL.COM

Etowah County man arrested in connection of identity theft

ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) -- Jeffery Brett Staton, 28 of Atalla is charged with one count of identity theft, a felony, according to investigator Adam Chapman. Staton used the victim's identification and banking information without permission, to make fraudulent transactions that totaled $700.00. S

CBS42.COM

Ammonia leak being investigated at Guntersville Chicken Plant

Employees at the plant were immediately evacuated, and police knocked on doors of residents in three neighborhoods nearby, warning them to stay inside and to keep their windows and doors shut.

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM

Pilgrim Pride fire caused ammonia leak

There was a fire at Pilgrim's Pride in Guntersville this morning. The fire is out. There is a SMALL anhydrous ammonia leak. A crew is working on sealing the leak. As a precautionary measure,...— Guntersville Police (@GuntersvillePD)October 18, 2018

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM

DeKalb County to hire two school resource officers to cover all school campuses

RAINSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - DeKalb County will soon have a school resource officer at all of their 13 campuses.Thursday, officials announced plans to fill the vacancies at the remaining two campuses where there are none.The school resource officers will come to two final campuses. One of those is at the

WAFF

(Updated) Mother, son victims in fatal crash on Hwy. 69 in Cullman County

The victims have been identified by the Cullman County Coroner’s Office as Sarah Eileen Aldridge, 41, and her 14-year-old son, whose name has not been released.

CULLMANSENSE.COM