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Etowah County authorities searching for missing 71-year-old man with dementia
Pennington was wearing a black Vietnam veteran's hat with yellow writing, a blue plaid jacket, tan shirt, blue jeans and brown boots.
Ammonia leak being investigated at Guntersville Chicken Plant
Employees at the plant were immediately evacuated, and police knocked on doors of residents in three neighborhoods nearby, warning them to stay inside and to keep their windows and doors shut.
Firefighters battling fire at Pilgrim's Pride Chicken Plant
Firefighters in Guntersville are working to put out a fire at the Pilgrim's Pride Chicken Plant. Fire crews tell us the fire broke out just after 5 Thursday morning. Albertville Fire responded to the scene to help crew put out the fire. Workers at the plant were immediatly evacuated and tell us the
Pilgrim Pride fire caused ammonia leak
There was a fire at Pilgrim's Pride in Guntersville this morning. The fire is out. There is a SMALL anhydrous ammonia leak. A crew is working on sealing the leak. As a precautionary measure,...— Guntersville Police (@GuntersvillePD)October 18, 2018
Harvest home raided after numerous reports of drug activity
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - The Madison County Sheriff’s department raided a Harvest home early this morning, after numerous complaints of drugs from neighbors.HAPPENING NOW:@mcsosheriffALconducting a drug raid at a home on Vassar Farms Dr. Investigators tell me this search came from anonymous tips from
Police find body of missing teacher accused of having inappropriate relationship with student
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Gwinnett County police confirmed late Wednesday evening that they had found the body of a missing DeKalb County teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student. Zachary Meadors, 28, was last seen on Saturday. Family members filed a missing person report on
DeKalb County to hire two school resource officers to cover all school campuses
RAINSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - DeKalb County will soon have a school resource officer at all of their 13 campuses.Thursday, officials announced plans to fill the vacancies at the remaining two campuses where there are none.The school resource officers will come to two final campuses. One of those is at the
Alabama State Troopers Respond To Three Accidents In Cherokee Co. On Thursday
Alabama State Troopers worked three accidents in Cherokee County on Thursday, all resulting in no injuries.According to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Post in Decatur, the first mishap occurred at 6:10 a.m. on County Road 19 involving a 2001 GMC driven by 45 year old Thomas Bragg of Piedmont. There
Etowah County man arrested in connection of identity theft
ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) -- Jeffery Brett Staton, 28 of Atalla is charged with one count of identity theft, a felony, according to investigator Adam Chapman. Staton used the victim's identification and banking information without permission, to make fraudulent transactions that totaled $700.00. S
Jackson County woman dies after stabbing
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is trying to piece together what happened after a woman was found lying on a road suffering from severe stab wounds.The 25-year-old woman was taken to a hospital in Jasper, Tennessee where she later died.She was found lying on a roadway in
(Updated) Mother, son victims in fatal crash on Hwy. 69 in Cullman County
The victims have been identified by the Cullman County Coroner’s Office as Sarah Eileen Aldridge, 41, and her 14-year-old son, whose name has not been released.
22-year-old man killed in Blount County crash
Christian Alexandre Sellers, 22, was seriously injured when the 2002 Ford Taurus he was driving crossed the center line and collided with a 1994 GMC pickup. Sellers was transported to UAB where he later died.
Alabama's 'war on marijuana' topic of new report by law centers
A new report on "Alabama's War on Marijuana," released today by the Alabama Appleseed Center for Law & Justice and the Southern Poverty Law Center, calls prosecution of marijuana possession a wasteful use of state law enforcement that discriminates against blacks. "This war on marijuana is one whose
Ivey awards $291K grant to Cullman Co. for Stony Lonesome facility
“Alabama is a land of bountiful natural beauty, and our state and local trails are a means to experience and enjoy that outdoor splendor,” Ivey said. “I am pleased to award these grants, and I encourage everyone to enjoy these and any of the many other trails in our state.”
Previews of this week's games
The skinny:Decatur Heritage lost a hard-fought game against region leader Falkville, 71-40, last week. The Eagles need to win this game and next week vs. Woodville to make the playoffs for the fifth straight year and fifth time under Meek. Running back Colton Keith and quarterback Stratton Orr lead
Stony Lonesome to benefit from federal grant
Gov. Kay Ivey announced the $291,294 grant Thursday, along with others across the state totaling $2.7 million. The grants were awarded from funds made available to the state from the Federal Highway Administration’s Recreational Trails Program. The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affair
Tears flow as Mexico Beach residents come home after Michael
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — With stunned faces and tears, residents of hard-hit Mexico Beach returned home for the first time Wednesday about a week after Hurricane Michael hit to find pieces of their lives scattered across the sand and a community altered.
Guntersville bringing two live concerts to Hydrofest 2019
“With the Hydrofest we are adding another class of boats. So, not only are you going to get the two concerts, you’ll still have the H-1 Unlimiteds and the Grand Prix’s but we’re also adding the Formula 2 and Formula 4 boats which a lot of people know those as tunnel boats. They’ve raced here in the
Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report
ARNOLD, WILLIE CARL3600 SHIRL JO LN CHATTANOOGA, 37421Age at Arrest: 30 years oldArresting Agency: Hamilton CountyFAILURE TO APPEARDRIVING ON REVOKED, SUSPENDED OR CANCELLED LICENSE---BARNES, DYLAN WESLEY1026 PINNACLE HILLS DRIVE MURFREESBORO, 37127Age at Arrest: 23 years oldArresting Agency: Federa
UPDATE: The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible homicide
Sheriff Chuck Phillips says the initial information was that a woman was badly cut and died on the way to the hospital. But, as Wednesday morning wore on, that information changed.