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"Person of interest" in custody in Tuesday night homicide
“It’s our understanding that no one had seen or heard from the victim since Sunday evening, and someone went to check on him and found him dead inside the residence and called 911,” the sheriff said.
Police looking for homicide victim's truck
FLORENCE — Law enforcement authorities are trying to locate a truck belonging to a Cloverdale man who was found dead Tuesday night inside his residence.Authorities have not yet released the man's name as they make sure his relatives are notified first.Lt. Brad Potts, an investigator with the Lauderd
Homicide, traffic fatality under investigation
Officials at the scene said the man, who was in his mid to late 50s, was killed inside his manufactured home on Lauderdale 273.
Man arrested on drug charge
The Chickasaw County Sheriff's Department has arrested a man on drug charges following a traffic stop in Houston over the weekend.The Chickasaw County Sheriff Department and Houston Police Department made a traffic stop Sunday, Oct. 14, on Highway 15 near Airport Road in Houston.
Authorities investigating Lauderdale County death
LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. — The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of a death investigation Tuesday night in the Cloverdale area,
Ashland woman sentenced in federal drug trafficking case
“Today’s sentencing marks the culmination of yet another successful, intelligence driven and targeted multi-agency, federal, state and local investigation and prosecution of a significant, multi-national drug trafficking organization.” said William C. Lamar, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District o
(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.
Lauderdale County death determined to be homicide, victim identified
LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – Investigators say the death of a Lauderdale County man is homicide, and they are questioning someone in the case.
Call leads officers to suspect in boat thefts
FLORENCE — When Lauderdale County Animal Control officers Sgt. Lowey Davis and Dewayne Oliver decided to help search for a burglary and theft suspect Monday afternoon, they never thought they would actually be involved in the arrest.“We had been on a couple of animal control calls and had some dogs
Florence man pleads in sodomy case
Thomas Anthony Hughes, 49, 2234 Norwood Boulevard, Florence, pleaded guilty Monday afternoon to first-degree sodomy.
Moulton woman, teenage son killed in Cullman County crash
A Moulton woman and her 16-year-old died Tuesday morning in a crash on Highway 69 south of Bremen, Alabama State Troopers reported. The Nissan driven by the woman, whose name wasn't released, crossed the center of the highway just before 10 AM and hit a Peterbilt truck. Both she and her son died at
Capital murder case starts today
Courthouse officials said opening statements and testimony in the trial of Shannon Dale Gargis, 23, of Rail Splitter Road, Phil Campbell, will begin at 1 p.m. in Franklin County Circuit Judge Terry Dempsey’s courtroom.
Lauderdale man accused of child abuse
FLORENCE — Authorities said a Florence man accused of physically abusing and choking a young teen has been indicted for his actions.Courthouse officials said Shane Oneal Howard, 36, 73 Lauderdale 38, has been indicted on charges of child abuse, domestic violence strangulation/suffocation, and third-
Phil Campbell man killed in rollover wreck
FRANKLIN COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - Alabama State Troopers report that a Phil Campbell resident was killed in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday evening.It reportedly happened at about 6 p.m. on County Road 77 near County Road 56 in Franklin County.Troopers say the vehicle left the road and rolled over. The dr
No injuries after driver crashes into Lauderdale County High classroom
***No student or faculty injuries*** RVFD responding to a vehicle vs building accident at LCHS. No one was injured, building had minor structural damage. No need for alarm.Posted byRogersville Volunteer Fire DepartmentonMonday, October 15, 2018
New restaurant fills a need
Mayor Joan Farneman said the building, which once housed a restaurant, had been empty and for sale for more than three years.
Shooting victim doesn't want to file charges
SHEFFIELD — As police were working on warrants for an arrest in connection with the Friday night shooting of a local man, he decided he didn’t want to press charges.“We will turn the case over to the district attorney’s office once the investigation is complete," Sheffield Police investigator Capt.
Marthaler reappointed Muscle Shoals municipal judge
MUSCLE SHOALS — City Council members Monday reappointed Shoals attorney Bill Marthaler as part-time municipal judge.Marthaler has been serving as municipal judge since 1986.Part-time municipal judges must be reappointed every two years,according to state law. Full-time municipal judges must be reapp
Water Woes Continue In One North Mississippi Town, City Leaders Now Growing Frustrated - WCBI TV | Your News Leader
That vote followed months of complaints from citizens who said their water, pumped from city wells, was often dirty with a foul odor.
Couple arrested following traffic stop in Tishomingo County
IUKA, Miss. (WTVA) - A man and a woman face criminal charges in Tishomingo County.This was the result of a traffic stop on Friday, October 12 on County Road 209.