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Franklin County District Attorney ‘shocked’ after seeing news of Spencer’s arrest, thought he was still in prison

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. - Franklin County District Attorney Joey Rushing was not the person on the job when Jimmy O'Neal Spencer was convicted of burglary, three times, in his county. But, he certainly knew of him.

WHNT-TV - 2018-08-17 00:30:28

Police Report for Aug. 17

A Kay Boulevard resident reported a burglary between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday, resulting in the theft of an Xbox One gaming system and 50 games, a 9 mm Taurus pistol and a tablet device.

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Gadsden man facing 10 counts of possession of child pornography

A 44-year-old Gadsden man was arrested on August 15, 2018 for possession of child pornography, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin.

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-08-16 15:44:51

Shoals musicians who worked with Aretha Franklin reflect on her legacy

Thursday, the queen of soul, Aretha Franklin, died at the age of 76.She earned the title queen of soul after finding that Rhythm right here in North Alabama. Franklin's career picked up steam after recording with local Shoals musicians at FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals.

WAAY-TV - 2018-08-16 17:16:00

'BlacKkKlansman': For Alabama woman, story rings true

On the screen, an undercover cop walks into his first tense meeting with members of a Ku Klux Klan group he's trying to infiltrate. In the darkness, watching the scene, Nancy Johnson mutters: "It makes me scared all over again."

AL.COM - 2018-08-16 13:17:00

More charges against the Dade County chase suspect - WDEF

Third Degree Burglary, 5 counts of Attempted Assault on a Police Officer, Attempted to Elude Law Enforcement, Tampering with Evidence, Reckless Endangerment, several traffic violations and Criminal Littering.


Suspect surrenders after 'active shooting,' chase in east Alabama

Cedar Bluff Police Chief Steve Walden was the first in the area and spotted a white Ford F-150 leaving the home residence at a high speed headed towards the state line on Alabama Highway 9. Walden initiated a short pursuit of the truck but lost sight of it north of Alabama Highway 35 due to excessiv

AL.COM - 2018-08-15 13:32:00

Alabama Parole Board reviewing Jimmy Spencer's case

Thursday, the Alabama Parole b=Board confirmed to WAAY 31’s I-Team it’s investigating how a man sentenced to life in prison was released, arrested and released again and is now charged with killing three people.Jimmy Spencer was paroled in January 2018, despite the fact that he was supposed to be se

WAAY-TV - 2018-08-16 17:28:00

Authorities ask for help finding missing Gadsden man

McBrayer is 53 years old, 5’8” tall, and weighs 190 lbs. He has grey hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red, white, and blue checkered shirt and blue jean shorts.

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-08-15 12:07:59

Aretha Franklin found her “Soul” in the Shoals

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – Although Aretha Franklin had been in the music industry for several years already, it wasn’t until a trip to northwest Alabama in which her career changed.

WHNT-TV - 2018-08-16 22:54:41

Five missing Marshall County inmates back in custody

Five missing inmates from the Marshall County Jail are now in custody.Marshall County Sheriff Scott Walls said as of 2:30 p.m., inmates Benjamin Cameron, Baldemar Davilla, Adam Dean, Damon Dempsey and Brian White were apprehended and placed back in the jail.Walls said Dean and Dempsey were back in c


Authorities searching for 3 escaped inmates; 2 recaptured

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say two of five inmates who escaped from an Alabama jail have been recaptured.A spokesman for Marshall County Sheriff Scott Wallstellsthe inmates escaped Tuesday morning from the jail in Guntersville. Walls spokesman Heath Thomas says Adam Dean and Damon Dempsey


Alabama sheriff thanks Floyd deputies for assisting in search of shoot-ing suspect

It was determined that the suspected shooter, later identified as Billy Wayne Trammell, had stolen the truck. While deputies found the truck they couldn’t find Trammell and later called off the search.

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 17:24:00

Alabama Pastor Says He's Going to Stand His Ground If Truck Is Vandalized With Racist Graffiti..Again

Screenshot: YouTubeA pastor in Gadsden, Ala., is fed up with racists after his truck was vandalized with racist graffiti, and says the next time it happens, he’s going to “stand his ground”.Pastor K. Solomon Williams, a preacher at Piedmont’s Mount Pleasant CME Church, woke up on Sunday and saw that


Koch Foods announces $80 million expansion in Gadsden, to hire 200

The expansion, announced at the Gadsden City Council today, involved the City of Gadsden's Economic Development team and Gadsden Industrial Development Authority.


Gadsden PD searching for missing man with medical condition without his medication

McBrayer suffers from a medical condition, and has not had his medication. He is 53 years old, 5'8" tall and weighs 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red, white and blue checkered shirt and blue jean shorts.

CBS42.COM - 2018-08-15 16:57:57

Overnight standoff in Gadsden ends with two arrests

Early Tuesday morning, Gadsden police arrived to a home on White Ave. and say a female victim ran from the home without her four children, leaving two suspects inside the home.

ABC 33/40 NEWS

Cullman woman, Arab man charged with capital murder in death of Birmingham couple

The Tribune's Birmingham news partner, WVTM13, reported late Tuesday night that Zachary Taylor Phillips, 23, and Kristen Leigh Gullion, 30, are each charged with capital murder and burglary in the Aug. 2 slayings of 68-year-old Joe Holt and his wife, 67-year-old Mary Holt.


Authorities: 5 inmates recaptured after Alabama jail escape

Jail records say the inmates are 28-year-old Brian Eugene White, 30-year-old Benjamin Justin Cameron, 27-year-old Baldemar Davila, 22-year-old Damon Blade Dempsey and 30-year-old Adam Bouchelhi Dean.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-08-15 11:40:28

Henager woman now faces charges in Alabama after multi-state car chase

FORT PAYNE, Ala. – A Henagar woman is facing more charges in DeKalb County. This is the case that involved a car chase that ended in Trenton, Georgia with a police officer getting his leg cut off.