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Man arrested after breaking into a home in Boaz

According to Etowah County Sheriff's Office, Stewart broke into a home on Walter Whitt Road in Boaz and stole a two liter soda. During the break in the homeowner was home. Investigators said, he also admitted to using illegal narcotics. Stewart is being held at the Etowah County Detention Cente

WAAY-TV - 2018-03-21 22:20:00

Neighbors cleaning up after storm leaves its mark in Albertville

"Strong winds and then we hear like cracking and our house starts shaking," said Hannah Connolly. "My brother was freaking out." Connolly said she and her family crammed into a bathroom during the storm that uprooted most of the trees in their front yard, damaged the fence around their backyard,

WAAY-TV - 2018-03-21 23:09:00

Snyder family survives tornado, loses home; EMA talks recovery

Zack Snyder and his wife, Beth, watched the weather forecasts Monday, monitoring the path of potentially severe storms. As it got closer, Snyder said, they tried to get in the safest part of their house on Green Valley Road, just across from Brannon Springs Methodist Church. "We started out in the b

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-03-22 00:35:29

Albertville residents clean up after Monda'sy storms

Many people were impacted on the southern end of Albertville near Highway 75 when Monday evening's storms came rumbling into Marshall County. Brad Biddle lives off Whitesville Road and said he's lost at least one barn, maybe more. Along with the barn, he also lost 14 beehives, which made for a messy

WAFF - 2018-03-21 00:34:40

Marshall County man arrested for burglary, theft

A Marshall County man was arrested in connection to burglary and theft of property, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin and Captain Jason Argo. Michael Coleman Stewart, 44, of Horton, was charged with one count of second degree burglary, a felony, and one count of fourth degree theft of property and

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-03-20 18:58:19

Tornado or straight-line winds? Officials assessing storm damage in north St. Clair County

A welcome sign entering the city limits of Jacksonville. Five Pell City firefighters were headed to Calhoun County to assist the Jacksonville Fire Department after that city sustained major storm damage Monday night.Trent Penny/The Anniston Star GREENSPORT - Officials this morning are trying to dete

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-20 14:43:00

Sen. Doug Jones says Congress must act on gun violence

Jones is a Democrat who won a special election in December. He compared students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida to young people who demonstrated after four girls were killed in a Birmingham church bombing in 1963. Jones later prosecuted the bombers. He said the stude

WAAY-TV - 2018-03-21 20:24:00

Horton man jailed for theft

A Horton man was arrested for allegedly taking drugs and stealing a two-liter bottle of soda, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin. "Michael Coleman Stewart, 44, of Horton, was charged with one count of second-degree burglary, a felony, and one count of fourth-degree theft of property and attempting t

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2018-03-21 21:07:00

Steele man dead in homicide

A 61-year-old man in Steele was found dead from a gunshot wound early Wednesday morning. The victim was identified as Steven Ray Kirchner, 61, after the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office conducted a welfare check at 5175 Beason Cove Road in Steele. Kirchner was found deceased from a gunshot wound.


11 arrested in two separate Boaz busts

Two drug busts early Monday morning in the Boaz area resulted in nearly a dozen arrests on drug-related charges, Marshall County authorities said. Authorities served a search warrant at a home on Niles Road in Boaz Monday morning and said they found cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine, heroin and


Two in custody after Marshall County police chase

The chase happened late Tuesday morning when Guntersville police spotted a vehicle that was reported stolen in Houston County, Ga., and attempted to pull the vehicle over. Guntersville police, Arab police and Marshall County Sheriff's Office deputies chased the vehicle into Arab, where the vehicl


Deadly shooting probe underway in St. Clair County; possible suspect questioned in Jefferson County

An investigation is underway after a deadly shooting early Wednesday. The shooting happened at a home in the 5100 block of Beason Cove Road in St. Clair County. Few details are being released at this time but a crime scene is roped off at the residence in the Steele community. Sometime later, invest


Etowah sheriff pockets $750k in jail food funds, buys $740k beach house

In September, Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin and his wife Karen purchased an orange four-bedroom house with an in-ground pool and canal access in an upscale section of Orange Beach for $740,000. To finance the purchase, Entrekin got a $592,000 mortgage from Peoples Bank of Alabama, according to


Large police presence in Arab after chase that began in Guntersville

ARAB, Ala. - There's a large police presence on Main Street in Arab. Multiple sources tell us a chase, that began in Guntersville, ended near the Arab City Center. A picture sent to us by a viewer shows officers took someone into custody in the parking lot of the center. WHNT News 19 is working to f


Officers arrest 11 in drug raids

The Marshall County Sheriff's Office arrested 11 people in two drug raids early Monday morning. The Sheriff's Special Operations Unit, members of the Marshall County Drug Task Force, the Albertville Police Department, the Boaz Police Department and the FBI executed two search warrants in the Boaz ar