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Police: Grain truck causes traffic delay in Geraldine
Courtesy: Geraldine Police DepartmentGERALDINE, Ala. — Geraldine Police say one lane is blocked on Highway 75 Wednesday around the north end of the town. They describe a grain truck has caused the issue this morning.The photo shows the truck’s trailer broken near the center.
Racial slur may cost a Marshall County clerk her job
The disciplinary that was taken. We feel that it's not enough, that we feel that there should be a zero tolerance for this action. And that the employee should have been terminated, when this occured.
Grand Jury indicts Hollywood man on multiple Rape and Sexual abuse charges
54-year-old Paul Carl Kirtland is behind bars on bonds totaling $405,000.00, according to arrest records.
Railroad Overpass: Council mulls closing crossing at 23rd Street to free up funds to explore overpass in Fort Payne
Following the passage of the ordinance, Norfolk Southern Railway has agreed to offer assistance to the city. They have said they would pay up to $35,000, according to the council. This would free up money for the city to “research other options” with the railroad.
Marshall County Drug Task Force agents recovered pounds of meth sent to homes in the mail
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. — Agents in Marshall County recovered pounds of meth right as it was delivered through the mail to a home, and that led to the same thing at a different house.
World-Record Speeds Possible in Guntersville Hydroplane Races
In the 1960s the boats were known to post world record speeds on Guntersville Lake. Those records have fallen, but with advanced racing technologies and the return to the lake, today’s drivers are looking forward to possibilities of setting new world records in Alabama.
Boaz police searching for theft suspect
Boaz police said a man wanted for recent thefts ran from officers Tuesday and may have been armed at the time.Hunter Moore ran into a wooded area Tuesday when Boaz and Albertville police went to serve him with a warrant for theft. Police had been searching for Moore since Friday, when they said they
Some Marshall Co. residents want to see changes made to dangerous and confusing intersection
Turnpike Road, Oneonta Cut-Off Road, and Highway 205 come together to make an intersection just outside of Guntersville. For people who aren’t familiar with it, it can be confusing.
Veterans in Marshall County looking to build a veterans park
A group of veterans from one end of the county to the other is looking to establish a veterans park, and Guntersville is in the sights. “Because it’s the center, more or less, and the county seat of Marshall County,” explained VFW Post 5173 member Johnny Brown. “This would be a good thing for the v
AL Supreme Court upholds death sentence for Jackson County triple murderer
The Alabama Supreme Court has denied the appeal of a Jackson County man's capital murder convictions and death sentence.James Ben Brownfield, 43, of Scottsboro, was convicted of three counts of capital murder in 2004 for the murders of his sister, Brenda McCutchin, his brother-in-law, Latham McCutch
Police Report for June 19
A Gadsden woman told police she was detouring around the parade on Tuscaloosa Avenue Saturday when a man flagged her down on Jacksonville Court. She asked if she could help him, and he punched her in the face, then tried to drag her out of her vehicle by the hair. He took some money and her daughter
Officials: stopped trains in Fort Payne are causing major traffic congestion
FORT PAYNE, Ala. - Trains stopped across roads, often for long periods of time, are causing traffic problems in Fort Payne, officials said this past week. Those trains traveling through Fort Payne have drivers steaming.
Neighbors say accused murderer lived with Grandmother that went missing, teen who was killed
MADISON COUNTY, Ala. - Investigators with the Madison County Sheriff's Office believethe human remainsfound near an Owens Cross Roads cemetery are those of Oralia Mendoza. She's the missing grandmother of 13-year-old Mariah Lopez, whose body was found on Lemley Drive last week.
Traffic stop results in arrest of two for possession of meth
A traffic stop for a vehicle that was operating with a damaged windshield resulted in the arrest of two individuals for possession of methamphetamine.According to Floyd County Jail reports:Jonathan Derrick Gilbert, 28, of 1235 Monroe Green Road, Trion, and Amy Deondra Gray, 39, of 2192 Ridgeway Road
Brothers charged with murder in connection to death of Jacksonville woman
Two brothers Monday were charged with murder in connection with the death of a Jacksonville woman earlier this month, officials said.Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade said Timothy Mark Putman, 33, and his brother Tony Lee Putman, 39, were each served a warrant on a murder charge in connection to t
Cherokee Co. man dies in fatal lawnmower accident
Leesburg Police Investigator Jamie Chatman says the victim, whose name is not being released at this time pending family notification, was traveling on a John Deere Zero-Turn mower when he somehow lost control and went down into a channel with the mower landing on top of him.
Cherokee County man killed in lawn mower accident
CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ala. — Cherokee County authorities confirm a person was found crushed to death underneath his lawnmower Saturday morning Leesburg.The name of the victim is being withheld at this time pending notification of the family.According to an investigator, the victim was traveling on a John
Contractor must remove 250,000 tires
The Russellville contractor submitted the low bid to demolish the deteriorating warehouses and seven dilapidated houses, a garage and shed. The work is being made possible through a $110,000 Community Development Block Grant.
Alabama holds it’s annual fan appreciation week
"They're the most successful country, rock band in history," said their manager, Tony Conway.
UPDATE: Police arrest man in connection to gas station theft caught on video
But, the guy behind her did. “When she exited the store he stepped to the front of the register, he takes his left foot and places it on the money,” Investigator Mike Turner explained, “He looks over his left shoulder to make sure where she went, then he looks back at the clerk, drops his keys, reac