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Moulton man arrested for forging prescriptions in Decatur
Decatur Police arrested a Moulton man they said passed off three false prescriptions for controlled medication at a local pharmacy. He's also suspected of the same crime at pharmacies in Lawrence County.Investigators said he used the forged prescriptions earlier this month at a Walgreens on Beltline
Second Chick-fil-A opening in Decatur
Participants must be 18 years or older and can start lining up at 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 24th, which is 24 hours before the grand opening.
Decatur police: Hartselle mother charged after testing positive for THC
Shawnda Morgan Godfrey, 30, gave birth to a baby girl on June 12 at Decatur Morgan Hospital-Parkway Campus, and she tested positive for tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, police said in a release.
Woman charged with using stolen identities
Stewart was charged with trafficking in stolen identities, obstructing justice using a false identity, 6 counts of possession of a forged instrument and 11 counts of illegal possession of a credit card.
Grease pooling outside and dirty ice machine on this week’s Restaurant Ratings
Limestone CountyHard Dock Cafe at Riverwalk Marina3755 US-31, Decatur, AL 35601Score:80Violations:The ice machine and can opener were dirty.There were no paper towels at the hand sink.The manager says employees use a different hand sink but new hand towels have been put in. She adds that the can ope
Police respond to mobile home fire on Decatur’s 6th Avenue
DECATUR, Ala. — A person is in the hospital Wednesday in Decatur after their trailer caught fire on Highway 31.Decatur Fire and Rescue tell WHNT’s Shevaun Bryan this morning there was a person and their dog who lived in the mobile home on 6th Avenue Southeast.The individual’s condition has not been
City of Decatur is seeking crossing guards for upcoming school year
Requirements:Must possess a high school diploma from a school accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or GED certificate issued by the appropriate state agency; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates th
Black bear sighting reported in Limestone
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced this week black bears have been seen in Limestone, Marshall, Morgan and St. Clair counties. There are about 350-500 black bears in Alabama.Courtesy photo/Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources/Billy Pope
Decatur police charge teen with burglarizing vehicle
A juvenile was arrested Monday and charged with third-degree burglary, police said in a release. The juvenile was released to parents, police said
Suspect in Decatur bank robbery remains in jail
The suspect in Friday’s robbery of CB&S Bank on Sixth Avenue Southeast remained in Morgan County Jail today with bail set at $60,000, according to jail records.
911 caller sees shooting victim after hearing what she thought were fireworks
A caller to the Morgan County E-911 Center said she thought she heard fireworks near her Eighth Street apartment July 7, but when she looked outside, she saw a man’s body on the ground, according to a 911 transcript.
$4 million settlement reached in drinking water lawsuit
Other area water companies, including Decatur Utilities and Hartselle Utilities,say their water has always been safe, and is subject to regular testing.
Autopsy ordered for man killed in shooting
District Attorney Wilson Blaylock said he ordered the autopsy for Joshua Adam White, 35, who died at Huntsville Hospital.
One person killed in early morning wreck on Madison Boulevard
MADISON COUNTY, Ala. — Huntsville police confirm a person died in an early morning wreck Wednesday.Authorities say the wreck took place between Slaughter Road and Governors West. Crews responded to the scene in front of Kennametal around 12:30 a.m. According to Huntsville police, the driver was trav
Customer Sees Chick-fil-A Employee Working Outside on 90 Degree Day— And She Has Concerns About It
Meagan Thompson of Decatur, Alabama, told Dearly she's normally happy with Chick-fil-A's drive thru service, but thought it was weird that their employees stand outside to take orders in scorching temperatures.
Appeals court reverses judge's ruling that teacher-student sex law is unconstitutional
In his ruling, Thompson dismissed the charges against Witt, a former Decatur High School teacher, and David Solomon, an ex-aide at Falkville High.
Arrest made in Decatur bank robbery
Terence Powers is charged with robbery in the first degree for allegedly holding up the CB&S Bank on 6th Avenue SE on Friday, July 13th.Powers is currently held in the Morgan County Jail on a $60,000 bond.Police said Powers handed a teller a note demanding money.Police said they did not know if he w
Decatur superintendent to receive first-year evaluation
Douglas, who became DCS superintendent July 12, 2017, will be the first Decatur superintendent to receive an evaluation since 2015.
Police: Alabama teen beheaded by cartel after witnessing grandmother’s murder
According to investigators it all stemmed from an incident in early June. Days before she was killed, Mendoza reportedly traveled to Georgia with three others to pick up a shipment of meth. Something went wrong and the trip reportedly turned deadly, leading one of the alleged killers, Israel Palomin
Two charged with Capital Murder in Williamsburg Drive shooting
According to Huntsville Police, 27-year-old Charity Fennell from Decatur met the two through social media. They arranged to meet in front of a vacant house on Williamsburg Dr. to buy drugs. Shortly after they met, just before 8:00 p.m. on July 13, there was a shooting in which Fennell received life-