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Decatur Police Search for Woman Accused of Cashing Forged Checks

Decatur - Decatur police are asking the public to help them identify a suspect. Authorities believe the woman pictured has been cashing forged checks in Decatur as well as the Madison County area. The vehicle driven appears to be a dark gray Dodge Caravan. If you have any information related to who

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2018-03-18 00:29:22

Severe storms with hail, possible tornadoes expected Monday

Severe storms capable of large hail, damaging winds and possible tornadoes are forecast beginning Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service in Huntsville. The storms are likely to impact most of north Alabama, including Morgan, Limestone and Lawrence counties, but should be most se

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-03-18 18:21:00

Early dismissals for Monday, March 19th

(WZDX) - Because of the threat for severe weather on Monday, March 19th, some local schools are dismissing early. CLOSING EARLY: Cullman County Schools: Dismissing at 12:00 p.m. Decatur Schools: All activities canceled (on Spring Break) Huntsville Schools: Students will dismiss early according to t

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2018-03-18 20:58:07

Fatal crash in Ardmore leaves 1 dead, several injured

ARDMORE, Ala. - A woman is dead after a fatal crash on HWY 251 and Sweet Springs Rd./Pinedale Rd. Sunday morning according to Alabama State Troopers. Officials say the woman was traveling in the passenger seat of a white SUV with her family, a man and two children, going eastbound on Sweet Springs R

WHNT-TV - 2018-03-18 17:18:18

Woman dead, 4 injured in Limestone County wreck

Multiple people, including two children, were injured and a woman died during an accident involving a farm truck in Limestone County on Sunday, Alabama State Troopers said. Manisha Thaker, 33, of Tacoma, Washington, was a passenger in a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox that collided with a 2000 Volvo commerci

AL.COM - 2018-03-19 02:09:39

Rogersville man killed in early morning wreck

Image courtesy of MGN Online LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. - Authorities confirm a Rogersville man died Sunday morning following a single-vehicle wreck. Alabama State Troopers said Robert Nicholas Phillips, 28, was killed when the 2003 Honda Odyssey he was driving left the roadway on U.S. 72 and overturned

WHNT-TV - 2018-03-19 04:53:10

Decatur cancels most athletic activities due to weather worries

Still, DCS is canceling most athletic activities because of the possibility of severe weather Monday afternoon and into the evening. The school district says the cancelations do not apply to groups or teams already on the road traveling before Monday. DCS says canceling now gives coaches better

WAAY-TV - 2018-03-18 20:42:00

Official: Morgan 911 director suspended

The Morgan County 911 director has been suspended, according to a city official. Decatur Councilman Charles Kirby said he learned of Ryan Welty's suspension while talking with Welty during the middle of last week. "Ryan called, and we talked about it," Kirby said Friday afternoon. "I don't know what

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-03-17 19:00:00

Scammers are calling people in the Decatur area

The scammers are demanding immediate payment and threatening disconnection. These are hoax calls, said Holmes. People are advised to hang up and do not give any information regarding credit cards or bank accounts. Decatur Utilities does not make these threatening calls and will never immediate


Man accused of using fake bills to buy ring

A Huntsville man was arrested Thursday on forgery and theft charges after using counterfeit bills to purchase a ring advertised on Craigslist, Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said Friday. Jalmal Malcolm Petite, 25, of 4611 Governors House Drive, Huntsville, allegedly contacted the victim in May 20


2 charged with trafficking meth

Investigations by the Cullman Police Department into illegal drug activities led to the arrest of two men on trafficking methamphetamine charges. The police department's Crime Suppression Unit conducted multiple operations leading to the arrest of Ronall Jason Brannon, 45, of Vinemont, for trafficki


Homeless man steals drill from truck at red light

A homeless man was arrested Friday after he attempted to steal a drill and damaged a vehicle stopped at a red light, officials said Friday. The victim told officers on March 6 he was stopped at a traffic light at U.S. 72 and Interstate 65 when Wesley Ford Tribble, 32, approached him to ask for money


Search continues for Hartselle man missing over a month

The search for a Hartselle man missing since February continues. Daniel Ray Osborn II, 22, was last seen by his family on Feb. 3, police said. The last contact made with Osborn was through a text message on Feb. 16. His car was found abandoned in northern Jackson County Feb. 16. His roommate told


Several families watched the St. Patrick's day parade

People said it felt good to get dressed up for the holiday. One family from Guntersville told WAAY 31 it's their first time celebrating St. Patrick's Day in Huntsville. They figured it'd be a good time for the children. "It's his first St. Patrick's Day. We're all ready. It's good to get out and

WAAY-TV - 2018-03-18 01:22:00

Man charged with capital murder in fatal shooting at Huntsville apartment complex

Huntsville police have charged Demetrius Deshawn Childs with capital murder in a shooting at Westlake Apartments that left one dead and another wounded Thursday night. Childs, 22, was charged with capital murder, shooting into an occupied vehicle and second-degree assault. He turned himself in to po


Powell named North Courtland town attorney

NORTH COURTLAND - The town has hired its third attorney in seven months, according to Mayor Riely Evans Sr. The Town Council agreed last week to hire Decatur attorney Sherman Blackstone Powell IV for the vacant position. Powell is being paid $500 a month to serve as prosecutor and city attorney, Eva

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-03-18 05:00:00

Decatur police seek help identifying suspect

Decatur police want to talk to this woman in connection to an investigation of forged check use. Anyone with information on the individual's identity is asked to contact 256-341-4669 or 256-341-4644 The Decatur Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect in the cashing of


Longtime grocery store site to close

MOULTON - Moulton is losing a downtown grocery store at a site where a food store has done business for nearly 50 years. Employees, managers and customers said they were surprised to hear Stop to Save Supermarket, 801 Seminary St., will close March 25. "It just came out of the blue," cashier/stocker


Arrest results in confiscation of pot, heroin, $72,000 in cash

An arrest by Madison-Morgan County STAC agents yielded five pounds of marijuana, one ounce of heroin, and $72,000 in cash. This came after agents with the Madison-Morgan County HIDTA Drug Task Force (STAC) conducted an extensive investigation in the Huntsville/Madison area involving the trafficking


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do