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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

Storm damage across east Alabama: Power outages, volunteers needed in Jacksonville

Damage reported from storms Monday night in Limestone County. (Contributed photo | Limestone County Sheriff) Storms that included tornadoes and large hail ripped through the north and eastern parts of Alabama on Monday night, leaving behind damage to Jacksonville State University and thousands with

AL.COM - 2018-03-20 10:50:38

6 tornadoes hit north Alabama Monday

Storm damage in Ardmore (Source: WAFF) The National Weather Service has confirmed six tornado touchdowns in north Alabama from Monday's intense storms. Preliminary information indicate six tornadoes touched down in Falkville, Albertville, northern Madison, Ardmore, Russellville and Cedar Creek Lake

WAFF - 2018-03-20 16:56:44

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

UPDATED: NWS confirms 6 tornadoes

The weather service said preliminary reports and photo and video evidence confirmed tornadoes in Russellville, Ardmore, northern Madison County, Albertville, Cedar Creek Lake and Falkville. According to the National Weather Service the preliminary ratings of the northern Madison County, Russlevil

WAAY-TV - 2018-03-20 18:36:00

Man refusing to stop for police killed in crash near Onetona

A Gadsden man involved in a pursuit with the Steele Police Department died Sunday after the car he was driving overturned down an embankment, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Lavarius Donte Jones, 22, was a driving a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro when it left the roadway on U.S. 231 and over

AL.COM - 2018-03-19 23:17:21

UPDATED: Tornado or straight-line winds? Officials assessing storm damage in north St. Clair County (photos)

GREENSPORT - It was hard for William McAlpine to talk about what happened to his retirement home on Greensport Road Monday night without choking up and fighting back the tears. "I've never seen anything this bad," he said. "I was watching the weather on television. I'm about half deaf, but I heard s

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-20 19:03:00

Southside storm damage: 'We've got a mess'

SOUTHSIDE - Emergency response personnel gathered Tuesday for a briefing at Southside City Hall after a night spent searching damaged or destroyed homes for injured people, controlling traffic and clearing paths for the work that is about to begin in earnest. "We've got a mess," Southside Mayor Wall

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-03-20 13:04:04

Tornado Warning Issued For Parts Of Dekalb And Marshall Counties Until 815 PM

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a * Tornado Warning for... Southeastern Marshall County in northeastern Alabama... Southwestern DeKalb County in northeastern Alabama... * Until 815 PM CDT * At 741 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was loca

ALABAMAWX.COM - 2018-03-20 02:42:00

Gadsden City put on brief lockdown Monday

Gadsden City High School was on soft lockdown for a while Monday morning, Gadsden Police Sgt. John Hallman said, while an alleged threat was investigated. Principal Jeff Colegrove said the school received a call from another state concerning a threat on campus. "We investigated the incident and foun

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-03-19 23:25:12

National Weather Service surveying storm damage today

The National Weather Service in Huntsville will dispatch three teams across North Alabama to survey Monday night's storm damage. Team 2 will be working in Cullman, Marshall and DeKalb counties, from near Arab to Aroney while Team 3 covers Franklin, Lawrence, Morgan, and Cullman counties, from Russe

CULLMAN TIMES - 2018-03-20 18:51:00

Custody battle escalates to false hostage situation

A battle for child custody ramped up to a reported hostage situation in Boaz that turned out to be untrue. Tuesday afternoon, the Marshall County Sheriff's Office and the Boaz Police Department responded to a call claiming a man was armed with a gun and holding a child inside Alan Jackson Law Firm o

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2018-03-20 17:47:00

Vinemont teacher arrested for engaging in sex act with student

VINEMONT - A Vinemont teacher has been arrested for one count of engaging in a sex act with a student under the age of 19. Chasity McRae, 35, was taken into custody on March 15. She was a counselor at the school. The arrest stems from an investigation by the Cullman County Sheriff's Office. After re


Expanded Severe Threat For Today

- Tornadoes, some strong - Damaging winds over 60 mph, stronger storms can go over 80 mph - Large hail over 1-inch, almost 2 inches in stronger storms (golf ball up to tennis ball-sized) Start Times By Region The Shoals (areas around Florence, Muscle Shoals, Tuscumbia, Russellville, and Moulton):


County Schools to dismiss at noon Monday due to threat of severe weather

According to the Cullman County Emergency Management Agency, Cullman County schools will dismiss at 12 p.m. Monday due to the threat of severe weather. No word yet on city schools. There is a risk of large hail, straight line winds and tornadoes. According to the Cullman County Emergency Management


Update to Storm Timing Today

The Shoals (areas around Florence, Muscle Shoals, Tuscumbia, Russellville, and Moulton): 3 PM to 5 PM I-65 and I-565 (areas around Huntsville, Madison, Athens, Decatur, Fayetteville, Guntersville, Boaz, and Cullman): 4 PM to 7 PM Sand Mountain (areas around Scottsboro, Stevenson, and Fort Payne): 6


Sheriff: Alabama man accused of raping 14-year-old girl

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama man has been accused of raping a 14-year-old girl. Etowah County Sheriff's Office records show 24-year-old John David Coggins was booked Thursday and charged with second-degree rape. The sheriff's office says in a statement that the Gallant man is accused of raping th


Five People Injured In Single Vehicle Accident North Of Cedar Bluff

A total of five people were injured in an accident on Margaret Ingram Road just off of Highway 9 North of Cedar Bluff on Sunday afternoon. Two of the five occupants were ejected from the vehicle, both were taken from the scene to a nearby field where two medical transport helicopters were awaiting t


Former Clay-Chalkville volunteer coach indicted on sex charges with student

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CLAY -A Jefferson County grand jury returned two felony indictments against a former volunteer coach at Clay-Chalkville High School, according to court records. Willyncia Joy Harper, 23, of Hoover, is charged with being a school employee engaging in sex act


Plenty of options for Easter egg hunters

Gadsden residents have multiple opportunities to go Easter egg hunting around town this year. Each of these egg-hunting events are held on different days so that residents may enjoy all of the festivities. Sunday, Imagination Place at the Hardin Center hosts an "Eggstra Special Egg Hunt" from 2 p.m.