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Shelby County father of 10 arrested on child sex abuse charges

Daniel Lloyd Pennington, 42, was arrested Thursday on charges of first-degree rape and sex abuse of a child under the age of 12. He was booked into the Shelby County Jail and released the same day after posting $90,000 bond.

AL.COM - 2018-07-20 15:22:00

Selma Police chief shows videos of police arresting civil rights activist

“Mrs. Sanders, why don’t you do the godly thing and replace that sign,” Collier said he was told by the officer. “Instead, she said ‘Go to Hell” and then sped away, ran a red light and was taken into custody.”

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-07-19 23:36:00

2 arrested on drug charges in unrelated cases in Talladega County

TALLADEGA COUNTY --The Talladega County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force recently made two felony drug arrests in unrelated cases.According to Task Force Cmdr. Jason Murray, Josephine Freddrica Gossage, 28, of Pell City, was arrested Monday after Sylacauga police responded to a domestic violence ca

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-07-21 01:54:00

Suspects arrested, charged in Chisholm Dr. shooting - The Selma Times‑Journal

Selma police chief Spencer Collier said Chance Marta Barnett, 18 and Georgio Howell, 15, are both being charged with first-degree assault.The Selma Police Department also identified Barnett as the shooter.

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-07-21 03:34:43

Round Up at The Gardens set for July 28 - The Clanton Advertiser

By J.R. Tidwell / EditorThe Gardens of Clanton will be hosting a concert, titled Round Up at The Gardens, on July 28.The event will feature performances from three separate acts.

CLANTON ADVERTISER - 2018-07-20 16:08:45

Alabama QB target Cornelious Brown may re-classify to 2020

But Brown, a strong-armed 6-foot-5 senior, may have found an elegant solution: Enroll in prep school for a year and re-classify to the Class of 2020.


Alabama man embarked on a 20-mile walk to work when his car broke down. He was rewarded with a new car.

PELHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama college student whose car broke down just before his first day of work made the 20-mile journey on foot, a feat that earned him fame — and a new car.


Response To Jasmine Olivia & The Concerned Citizens of Selma

“Dear Hunter Wallace & The League of the South Members,We’d like to officially welcome you to the beautiful and historic Selma, Alabama. We read your sentiments about being too scared to show up in Wetumpka, so you chose our hometown, Selma, and our historic bridge as your next choice. Very good dec

OCCIDENTALDISSENT.COM - 2018-07-20 16:34:58

Search for inmate who escaped from assigned job in Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. —The Alabama Department of Corrections is looking for John Mitchell. Officials say he left an assigned job in Talladega on Thursday morning.Mitchell was incarcerated at the Childersburg Work Release Center. He's serving a five year sentence for receiving stolen property in Jefferson

WVTM13.COM - 2018-07-19 18:48:00

Shorter man killed in two car accident

Michael Robert Watson, 24, was killed when his 2000 Chevrolet Suburban collided with a 1999 Chrysler Town and Country on 6:36 a.m.The crash occurred on Alabama 14 at the177 milemarker east of Wetumpka, near Colley Road.

WRBL.COM - 2018-07-19 19:30:45

Alabaster gas station murder suspect set to appear in court - Shelby County Reporter

By NEAL WAGNER / Managing EditorCOLUMBIANA– A 45-year-old Alabaster man who has been charged with shooting and killing a clerk at a local Chevron gas station in 2016 is set to appear in court in early August, according to Shelby County Circuit Court scheduling documents.PowellMichael Anthony Powell,

SHELBY REPORTER - 2018-07-19 16:20:32

Art festival showcases local talent - The Clanton Advertiser

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff WriterWhile the art of Chilton County residents may not be as visible as in other towns, there are several talented and creative people within its borders.Many of these people have showcased their talents at events hosted by the Chilton County Arts Council. A major even

CLANTON ADVERTISER - 2018-07-19 16:09:04

Robbery suspect leads police on a chase headed the wrong way down I-65

The suspect, identified as John Sharpe, sped away from the convenience store toward I-65. According to PPD, officers pursued the suspect onto I-65 South to exit 234 in Calera. Police say Sharpe then took the exit and reentered through the I-65 North ramp, driving southbound.


An Alabama man walked almost 20 miles to his new job. When his boss found out, he gave him a car.

Walter Carr sent his friends a flurry of increasingly pleading text messages. The college student's car had broken down, and he was supposed to begin his new job as a mover the next morning — at a home 20 miles from his apartment near Birmingham, Ala.


Man sentenced in fatal I-65 wreck - The Alabaster Reporter

By NEAL WAGNER / Managing EditorCOLUMBIANA– A 30-year-old Calera man who originally was charged with reckless murder and drunken driving in connection with a fatal 2016 crash on Interstate 65 in Alabaster will spend time in prison after he pleaded guilty to a lesser charge on July 17.RobinsonDaniel


Civil Rights activist Faya Rose Toure, wife of State Senator Hank Sanders arrested - Alabama Today

My wife, Faya Rose Toure, has been arrested concerning the election in Dallas County. The City of Selma was taking down the signs of Black candidates but not taking down the signs of White candidates. She went to City Hall and complained and wrote a letter, and they continued to take down Black cand


Dedicated worker receives car from CEO after walking all night to work

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (WIAT) -- The story of a dedicated man who was willing to walk all night to be on time for his first day of work has gone viral, prompting an outpouring of community support and a generous move by his employer's CEO.


Snake found in a car in Alabaster

Animal Control coming to aidAlabaster - ALABASTER, Ala. (WIAT) - A local woman is hoping animal control will take care of her snake problem.She found a snake on the inside tire of her. They tried spraying water on the snake to get it off the tire, but to no avail.The snake moved off the tire and un


Woman pleads guilty to rape, sodomy of 13-year-old boy

Jennifer Rose Ingram, 31, of Deatsville, entered the pleas Monday morning before Circuit Judge Bill Lewis. She pleaded guilty to rape in the second degree, sodomy in the second degree and providing a controlled substance to a minor charges, courthouse records show. In the plea negotiations prosecuto


Ala. congresswoman wins runoff turning on loyalty to Trump

Alabama Rep. Martha Roby waves to supporters during the watch party as she wins the runoff election, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Montgomery, Ala. Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through... more