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4 arrested on felony drug charges in Talladega County
Four individuals were recently arrested on felony drug charges in Talladega County. They included (from left) Violet Marie Wright, Mark Anthony Sager, Shaquensha Marshea Whitson and Amari Dazahnae Jones.Submitted photos
Eateries develop positive reputation with perfect scores
A handful of restaurants have received a 100 rating from the Chilton County Health Department within the past couple of months.The eating establishments include Farmhouse Café, Peach Park Express, Vertillo Pizza and Grill, Subway in Jemison and Jack’s located at 2103 Seventh St. S. in Clanton.Perfec
Prominent Prattville attorney faces felony charges
George P. Walthall Jr., 70, of the 200 block of Evergreen Street, was arrested Friday morning and charged with receiving stolen property in the first degree, said Sheriff Joe Sedinger. The charge is a felony. Walthall was picked up at his home, the sheriff said.
Selma man convicted in slaying of student over cellphone
SELMA, Ala. (AP) - A 22-year-old man has been convicted in the fatal shooting of girl killed over a cellphone.Al.com reports a Dallas County jury foundLarry Hunter Jr., who was 18 at the time of his arrest in 2013, guilty in the death of Alexis Hunter, who was shot in the head outside of Selma High
Missing African serval cat captured, returned to owner in Pelham
BREAKING: The missing African serval is back with its owner. It was spotted by a local business owner earlier today. A trap was set in the area. When officers checked it a short time ago, the serval was inside. The owner was notified, and she came to claim it.#PelhamPDpic.twitter.com/XuUwPQSyMb— Pel
Man charged after biting police officer during arrest
Police on Thursday made contact with Terry Provo, a Montgomery man who police said had outstanding warrants against him, on McInnis Road.
Arrest records of Rosa Parks, MLK to be preserved
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Yellowing court records from the arrests of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. and others at the dawn of the modern civil rights era are being preserved and digitized after being discovered, folded and wrapped in rubber bands, in a courthouse box.
Missing serval in Pelham found
On Thursday, some local Pelham business owners helped recapture a missing African serval. The serval escaped from its owners home nearly a month ago according to Pelham Police.
Suspects Identified In Hoover Shoplifting Case
According to a report from the Hoover PD, two black females and one black male are believed to haveentered Ulta Beauty on Montgomery Highwayon March 26 and worked together to conceal various items valued at more than $1,200 and exit the store without attempting to pay.
Authorities ID trucker found dead in Alabama as Ohio man
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities have identified the trucker found dead at an Alabama gas station earlier this week as a 55-year-old Ohio man.citesthe Jefferson County Coroner's Office as saying Friday that the man is Derry S. Anderson. Anderson was found dead in the sleeper area of his 18-wheele
Man, 65, charged in hit-and-run on I-59 that killed Birmingham teen
Lawrence Moore Jr., 65, is facing a felony charge of hit and run in connection with the May 12 crash that claimed thelife of 18-year-old I'akyria Rukell Kimbrough, who was fatally struck by a vehicle while standing next to a disabled car on I-59 North. Kimbrough, who was on her way to see her grandm
Hazel Green baseball win first state championship in program history
"It was a great battle. I was proud of my guys who always find a way to win big games," Hazel Green first-year coach Frankie Perez said. "They closed it the way we know how with nail-biters and Tyler Duskin making big pitches. We're very excited. I told the guys that this is a bond that will never b
Family of Man Missing More than a Month Pleads for Help - Alabama News
Daniels was last seen on Friday, April 2, 2018 at his residence which is located in the 700 block of Coliseum Boulevard in Montgomery.
Montgomery sanitation worker shoots at man on Mobile Highway
"The adult male victim advised that Brandon Oliver, a city sanitation worker, was standing in the parking lot of a business and discharged a firearm in his direction," Montgomery Police Capt. Regina Duckett said in an emailed statement. "There were no injuries or property damage. Further investigati
1 adult, 4 teens charged in string of thefts
Police have made five arrests after a string of thefts Tuesday that included iPhones, candy and drinks.One adult and four juveniles were arrested after officers spotted a vehicle reportedly used in the thefts and found the suspects inside.James Lewis Banks, 21, of Montgomery, and four juveniles also
Woman arrested in Eastern Boulevard Dollar General robbery
When the cashier attempted to stop Brantley outside the store, she pulled a knife and "threatened his life," according to the documents.
Northview wins opener in Class 6A softball state tournament
The Cougars play again at 4 p.m. against Hartselle, a 7-2 winner over Hueytown in its opener. Jaala Torrence, who pitched a complete game against Chelsea, will likely get the start in the circle.
Hobby Lobby manager calls cops on black customer for trying to return defective item
Birmingham, Alabama resident Brian Spurlock. Image via Spurlock's Facebook.Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story!Follow @rawstoryAmanager at a Hobby Lobby in Alabama called the police on a black customerafter he tried to return a defective item because they claimed he looked like someone who was atte
Birmingham mayor responds to church sign saying 'black folks need to stay out of white churches'
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -While some pass by the New Era Baptist Church and never notice a sign in the church’s front yard, there are others, especially those who live nearby, who can't help but see it."I really think it shouldn't be up there," says 16-year old Keagan Edwards.
Wetumpka's police chief dies after battle with cancer
Billingsley, who died Wednesday night, was appointed to lead the Wetumpka Police Department in 2014.