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Man killed on Mathis Mill Road

A man was killed in an altercation at a mobile home park on Mathis Mill Road. According to Albertville Assistant Police Chief J.T. Cartee, the shooting happened around 9:50 p.m. Wednesday night. Cartee said the investigation is still ongoing, but Jason Myers, 43, of Albertville, was dead at the scen

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-11-16 19:21:00

Fatal shooting under investigation at Albertville mobile home park

One person died in a shooting in Albertville, and police say the gunman may not face any charges. Neighbors say the man had just left the park office when the confrontation occurred. Albertville police responded to Pleasant View Estates off Mathis Mill Road on a shooting call that was made by the sh

WAFF - 2017-11-16 22:37:43

Sand Mountain police departments getting calls about church security

Recent church shootings are prompting calls by churches to local police departments for advice or training. One Guntersville church began thinking about that nearly a decade ago. Area churches are now questioning if they're safe, and those questions are going to local police departments. "Got a lot

WAFF - 2017-11-16 23:03:27

Reaction mixed on Boaz tax | No date set to vote on increase

At the Boaz City Council meeting on Monday night, a second public hearing was held to discuss a proposed 1-cent sales tax. Seven different people, with somewhat similar concerns, took the podium during the hearing to profess their thoughts about the sales tax proposal and even offered suggestions to

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-11-15 22:17:00

Actress Carol Burnett pens letter about elephant seized in Lawrence County

They are truly innocent victims: babies born dependent on opioids. You've heard all about the national crisis, but it's evident right here in the Valley, starting with the most vulnerable. They are truly innocent victims: babies born dependent on opioids. You've heard all about the national crisis,

WAFF - 2017-11-17 00:23:48

The Vagabond: An early incident with Alabama City Holy Rollers

Author's note: This article is of preserving history as it was written in the 1920s and not meant to offend anyone. "Back in 1910, the Holiness people, or Holy Rollers as they are sometimes termed were operating a most remarkable series of meetings on Kyle Avenue, which was the main road into Alaba

GADSDENMESSENGER.COM - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Farm to City | City dwellers get inside look at new developments in agriculture

Marshall County students, parents, local leaders and just everyday citizens showed up to Dream Ranch Tuesday for a day on the farm for the annual Farm-City Week Tour and Lunch organized by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. The tour began at Dream Ranch in Guntersville and ended at Ferguson F

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-11-15 22:14:00

Final performances of WBS's Black Tie America this weekend

The Whole Backstage community theatre will present Black Tie America, for a final weekend, with performances Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 16-19. "The 100 voices combined with historical, as well as newly designed video elements, create a touching tribute to our founding fathers, our heritage, the c

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-11-15 22:28:00

Police escort large alligator off Cape Coral porch

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Police have shared a video of an unwanted visitor to a Cape Coral front porch last week. The video, posted to YouTube Thursday, shows a large alligator relaxing near the front entry to a Cape home. The reptile then made its way along the side of the home towards a canal in the ba

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-11-16 18:09:15

Eight pounds of marijuana found in Cape Coral home

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- An investigation by the Lee County Sheriff's Office led to the discovery of 8 pounds of marijuana in a Cape Coral home Wednesday. In addition to the marijuana, investigators say they found $3,510 in currency, an electronic money counter, a vacuum sealer, and a 9mm handgun. Accord

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-11-16 16:23:45

Port Charlotte man, 19, killed in Charlotte county crash

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. One person died in a crash Tuesday evening on El Jobean Road, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Nicholas Kole Novak, 19, of Port Charlotte, was driving his Suzuki motorcycle westbound "at an extremely high rate of speed" as he approached the intersection of El Jobean Road and Cor

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Woman collapses after found guilty in alleged botched murder

This Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 frame from video provided by KGTV/10News shows Donna Lovejoy being helped by a bailiff after she collapsed in a San Diego, Calif., courtroom after hearing she had been found guilty in what authorities called a botched murder-for-hire plot targeting her husband, who was sho

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Crash slows I-75 traffic between Daniels, Corkscrew

Photo via the Florida Department of Transportation SAN CARLOS PARK, Fla. A crash is tying up southbound traffic on Interstate 75 near mile marker 126. The wreck is off to the side, but drivers are at a near-standstill behind it, Florida Department of Transportation cameras show. The backup extends t

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 12:52:52

When a weekend in jail ends with a funeral

Tom Ireland seemed reluctant to talk to two reporters prying into an unexpected and undoubtedly embarrassing family tragedy. He seemed to have a similar reluctance towards the lawsuit he's filed against members of the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office and it's Medical Provider: Corizon Healthcare. "

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 13:38:14

Child neglect charges filed after two kids found unattended in Fort Myers strip club parking lot

A Lehigh Acres man is facing two counts of Child Neglect after police say he left two young children alone in a vehicle while he went into a strip club. 23-year-old Willie Lee Jordan, Jr. was arrested Thursday night outside of Scarlett's Cabaret in Fort Myers. Willie Lee Jordan, Jr. Copyright 2017

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-11-17 17:37:44

Goods worth $400K stolen from Venus Williams' Florida home

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2017, file photo, Serena Williams holds up a finger and her trophy after defeating her sister, Venus, in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. A spokeswoman for Williams says the tennis star is pregnant. Kelly Bush Nova

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 00:08:32

New 4-story building opens in Old Town Clovis

CLOVIS, California - Development continues in Old Town Clovis with a ribbon cutting ceremony that happened on Tuesday. A new four-story building will be home to Realty Concepts, House of Ju Ju, and other businesses. The president of Realty Concepts says putting his office in Old Town Clovis was a no

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-11-17 18:21:31

Central Fresno school locked down by report of gunfire

A central Fresno elementary school was put on lockdown Thursday morning after a report of several shots fired nearby, authorities said. Fresno police were at the scene and had a suspect in custody. The school, Yokomi Elementary, is in the 2300 block of East McKenzie Avenue. The lockdown was lifted b

FRESNO BEE - 2017-11-16 19:01:00

Police hold suspect for witnesses after report of central Fresno gunfire | Fresno Bee

Man shoots his wife to death, and neighbors react A man fatally shot his estranged wife and her boyfriend in the parking lot of a Fresno, California church, then went home and took his own life on Nov. 5, 2017. People living in the neighborhood where the couple resided react a day later. Crime

FRESNO BEE - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Fresno Police trying to connect the dots after strong armed robbery ends in shots fired

Fresno Police are trying to connect the dots between a strong-armed robbery and shooting. Both happened on Olive and Peach shortly after 8 p.m. this evening. It appears this was an online transaction gone bad. Two people selling clothing online agreed to meet up with two buyers at this parking lot.

ABC30 FRESNO - 2017-11-17 07:04:47