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Clarke County manhunt ends with arrest of suspect

GROVE HILL, Ala. (WALA) -- A manhunt for an armed and dangerous man in Clarke County ended with an arrest Tuesday night in Grove Hill. Deputies captured Roderick Pritchett around 10:30 p.m. in a wooded area between Grove Hill Memorial Hospital and Love Road.


Search underway for missing north Alabama teen after floodwaters sweep vehicle away

GROVE OAK — Emergency personnel from Jackson, DeKalb, and Marshall counties are searching for a missing 18-year-old male after floodwaters swept a Jeep from a bridge in Buck’s Pocket State Park on Friday night, according to Jackson County EMA.


Clarke County Sherriff's Office searches for 'armed and dangerous' man in Grove Hill

CLARKE COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) — The Clarke County Sheriff's Office is currently looking for Roderick Pritchett. Pritchett is wanted on a federal probation hold and has been involved in break-ins and theft of a vehicle, according to CCSO.


Scott Martin: Severe storms possible in Alabama later today

POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE STORMS THIS EVENING: Strong to severe storms are expected across the Southeast today, including damaging thunderstorm winds in excess of 60 mph, hail of 1 inch in diameter or more, and tornadoes (some of which could be large and long-track in nature). We could see those stronger


Alabama Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday scheduled for this weekend [UPDATED]

This weekend, Marengo County and the City of Demopolis will be participating in Alabama’s Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. Being prepared for emergencies is always important and this weekend presents the perfect opportunity to prepare for what may lie ahead.


Police release details after man captured after two-hour manhunt in Clarke County

GROVE HILL, Ala. (WKRG) -- UPDATE 2/20 10:22am:. A man is in the Clarke County Jail accused of stealing a car, guns and leading police on a two hour manhunt. Clarke County Sheriff Ray Norris says Roderick Pritchett was driving a stolen car from Wilcox around 9PM Tuesday night when deputies tried to


US Marshals arrest Alabama murderer, sex offender in Memphis

PIKE COUNTY, AL (WMC) - U.S. Marshals arrested a wanted Alabama man in Memphis last November. 50-year-old Bruce Earl Bogan of Pike County, Alabama was indicted for murder on February 21 by a grand jury.


Marengo Academy SGA honors basketball seniors

The Marengo Academy Student Government Association recently held a Senior Night game honoring the senior basketball players and parents. Each player was given a framed action shot to remember their season and a rose for their mother. The SGA is extremely proud of this group of seniors and their succ


WEATHER AWARE: Severe weather likely moving into Central Alabama

Thunderstorms are already starting to pop up in West Alabama, as a warm and unstable air mass continues to lift northward. This is well ahead of a cold front that is going to increase our severe weather threat later this evening.


‘Significant threat’ of severe weather for parts of Alabama later today

Alabama will face its most substantial severe weather threat in a while later today. And that’s in addition to the continuing flooding across parts of north Alabama. Severe storms, damaging winds of up to 70 mph, heavy rain, hail and tornadoes will all be possible in parts of the state later this af


Alabama newspaper editor who urged Klan to 'ride again' replaced by African-American woman

(CNN)An African-American woman is now the publisher and editor of the Alabama newspaper that recently urged the Ku Klux Klan to "night ride again," the paper said. Elecia R. Dexter, a "strategic leader with expertise in human resources, operations and change management," took up the positions Thursd


Publisher who wrote KKK editorial turns over newspaper to black woman

Publisher and editor Goodloe Sutton, who has faced a firestorm of national criticism for a recent editorial saying the Ku Klux Klan should get rid Washington of politicians who want to raise taxes, has turned over control of The Democrat-Reporter newspaper in Linden to a black woman with roots in Ma


Flooding Possible on Alabama River Near Montgomery

Issued by: Birmingham – AL, US, National Weather Service,. The Flood Warning continues for The Alabama River At Montgomery. * from this afternoon to Monday afternoon…or until the Warning is cancelled. * AT 8:00 AM Saturday the stage was 34.7 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 35 fe


Marginal Risk Introduced For Northwestern Alabama Tonight; Update On Saturday’s Threat

The Storm Prediction Center has recently defined the northwestern parts of Central Alabama and the western parts of North Alabama in a Marginal Risk of severe storms throughout the rest of the night and into the overnight hours.


Tornado watch issued for most of north Alabama

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for most of north Alabama until 10 p.m. this evening. Counties in the watch area include Morgan, Lawrence and Limestone, as well as Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Colbert, Cullman, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale,


West Coast RB excited to earn Alabama offer

Alabama hosted four-star running back Sam Adams II on Thursday morning for an unofficial visit. The Sammamish (Wash.) Eastside Catholic...


Chaney wanted by Choctaw County

CHOCTAW COUNTY, Ala. (WTOK) - The Choctaw County Sheriff's Department says it's trying to locate a suspect on its 'most wanted' list. County deputies are seeking Jarvis Montel Chaney, who is wanted on a charge of robbery-1st degree and attempting to elude. The robbery was a holdup at the Verizon sto


Roby: Productive discussions in Alabama’s Second District

During the recent week-long February district work period, I had the opportunity to travel around Alabama’s Second District to spend time on the ground meeting with constituents and local leaders, visiting schools and businesses, and ultimately listening to the views and concerns of the people I rep


The Democrat Reporter appoints new publisher

According to a release today, The Democrat Reporter in Linden, Ala., has named Elecia R. Dexter as publisher and editor. See the complete release here.


Linden’s Green earns All-Star nod

Linden High senior Kevin Green has not yet played his final high school football game. The electrifying Patriot receiver is one of two Class 1A players on the South roster for the 2019 North-South All-Star Football Game.