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Tuskegee University coach arrested on drug distribution, gun charges

Federal agents arrested a Tuskegee University assistant football coach Wednesday on drug distribution and gun charges. Ramone Nickerson, 33, is charged with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, possession with the intent to distribute cocaine and possession of a firearm during a drug

WSFA - 2018-03-21 16:51:53

Daleville woman sentenced in infant death case

According to District Attorney Kirke Adams, Brieana Farmer pleaded guilty in a "blind plea," which is a guilty plea without a set sentence. Her range of punishment was two-20 years in prison. Adams said Farmer was sentenced to 17 years in the state penitentiary following a four-hour sentencing heari

SOUTHEASTSUN.COM - 2018-03-21 20:17:00

Leader of Pike County Firefighters Association charged with first-degree theft

John Register, head of the Pike County Firefighters Association, has been charged with first-degree theft of property. The charge stems from an investigation by the State of Alabama Fire Marshal's Office. "We are involved in the investigation that led to the arrest that you're talking about," said S

TROY MESSENGER - 2018-03-21 04:06:00

Chresal Threadgill to lead Mobile County school system

Mobile County school commissioners have selected Mobile native Chresal Threadgill as the system's next superintendent. Threadgill follows Martha Peek, the Mobile County Public School System's first female superintendent, and will be its first black superintendent. He previously served as superintend

AL.COM - 2018-03-21 18:13:20

Averie Porter named 2018 Miss Chilton County

Averie Beth Porter has been named the 2018 Miss Chilton County. Porter said she was "kind of shocked" to hear her named announced as the winner. "It was kind of surreal," Porter said. "Honestly, I am still kind of in shock, and I probably will be until I go to the first event." She said she was very

CLANTON ADVERTISER - 2018-03-21 16:54:00

A 91-year-old Alabama woman hired a homeless man to do yard work, and he beat her to death, police say.

DOTHAN, Ala. - A homeless man faces capital murder charges in the brutal murder of a woman Saturday night. Joe Nathan Duncan, 58, of Dothan, is charged for the murder of 91-year-old Mabel Fowler. "Around 8 p.m. Saturday we received a call from the caregiver of Mabel Fowler," Dothan Police Chief Chie

MYHERALDREVIEW.COM - 2018-03-20 13:15:00

Family of victim killed in Ft. Mitchell Dollar General shooting speaks out

A Fort Mitchell family whose loved one was shot and killed during an apparent road rage incident is pushing for the death penalty. Lorenzo Freeman's family says they believe the crime was racially motivated and wants it treated as a hate crime instead of a road rage incident. "They continue to call

WTVM - 2018-03-21 02:54:28

Benefit set for wounded Saraland Police Officer Jackie Tucker

Foosackly's of Saraland will host an event to benefit Officer Jackie Tucker, who was critically injured when a gunman opened fire as she and other police officers responded to a domestic call just before Christmas in 2016. The event is set for Tuesday, March 27. "She barely escaped alive, but her wi

WSFA - 2018-03-21 16:06:23

Three Vehicle Crash Claims the Life of One

Today, following a three vehicle accident that occurred on Thursday, March 15, a Florida woman has passed away due to injuries she sustained as a result of the crash. The accident took place on Pennsylvania Avenue in Marianna. The deceased has been identified by authorities as 25 year old Rachel W


Man found dead at Columbus apartment killed woman before shooting himself, police say

The man found dead Sunday afternoon at Greystone Falls apartments allegedly killed a woman before shooting himself, Columbus Police Lt. Greg Touchberry said in a news release. Denis McGibney, 56, was identified as the man who fatally shot 29-year-old Casey Clark before committing suicide in a home

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-03-20 18:02:00

7 shot at Louisville nightclub

State: Voicemail about cracking in bridge wasn't picked upState: Voicemail about cracking in bridge wasn't picked up Posted: Friday, March 16 2018 10:53 PM EDT2018-03-17 02:53:51 GMT Updated: Saturday, March 17 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-03-17 10:44:13 GMT State officials say two days before a catastrophi


Prank Calls Putting Law Enforcement and Homeowners in Dangerous Situations

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Fake 911 calls are being placed in Dothan, putting law enforcement and homeowners in dangerous situations. It's known as swatting. Individuals place prank calls to emergency services in order to send a large number of armed police officers to a particular address. An incident

WTVY.COM - 2018-03-21 05:19:00

Dothan school leaders, police have first meeting on school safety plan

Plans are in motion to perform a system-wide threat assessment for Dothan City Schools. During Tuesday's "Principals and Staff Meeting," Dothan City Schools' Superintendent Dr. Phyllis Edwards, principals from the system's 18 schools, and Dothan Police met for the first time to discuss what they bel

WSFA - 2018-03-20 18:52:22

Phenix City police work to identify suspected thief

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - Phenix City investigators are asking the public to take a look at several surveillance pictures as they work to track down a suspected thief. Police need help identifying a person seen in the video above. They say he is wanted for trespassing, burglary, and criminal mischief

WTVM - 2018-03-20 12:07:48

Woman dies after head-on collision with pickup truck, officials say

A 25-year-old woman died Monday evening following a Opelika crash on West Point Parkway that also seriously injured another driver, according the Lee County Coroner's Office. Taylor Alexander Webster, one of the two drivers in the head-on collision, was pronounced dead at 6:40 p.m. She died from mu


Another convenience store hit by armed trio

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -- Dothan Police are looking for three people who robbed a convenience store. It happened just before midnight Monday at the Hobo Pantry on the corner of Reeves Street and Murray Road. That's just north of the old northside K-Mart. Investigators say three armed men entered the st


Efforts to find Eufaula man on disability, missing since November

EUFAULA, Al - The Eufaula family of Bennie "Pig" Moore is begging the public to help find the man who's been missing for months. News Three's Ashley Garrett spoke with his family and police just moments ago. "Reporter: What was it like going through Christmas and New Year's Day not having your lov


Five arrested in connection of Troy man's death

The Troy Police Department has arrested five individuals in connection of a Troy man's death. Pat Dickey Jr., 43, and Robert Raymond Johnson, 29, were arrested March 11 and charged with murder in the death of Gary Lee Pergler, 48. Bail amounts for Dickey and Johnson are set at $100,000. Ashlee Beebe


Family of missing man in Eufaula remains hopeful

EUFAULA, Ala. (WTVY) - Missing since November. A Eufaula family remains hopeful their loved one will be found. Everyone knew Benny Moore by his nickname, "Pig." It's been more than four months since anyone saw him. No one in the family has any clue where Pig could have ended up, but they all know f


Two teens charged after video shows them having sex in clubhouse, Columbus police say

Two teens were charged after surveillance video showed them having sex March 9 in the clubhouse at Swallowtail Flats Apartments at Old Town, authorities said. James Ellision II, 17, and a 16-year-old girl were charged with criminal trespassing and public indecency. He was booked into the Muscogee C