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Man charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting at Albertville officer during chase
ALBERTVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Albertville police have charged the man they say tried to kill one of their officers during a chase. 24-year-old Marc Shadrick Alcime is charged with attempted murder.
2-year-old Alabama child grazed in drive-by shooting
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a bullet grazed a 2-year-old Alabama child in a drive-by shooting. WVTM-TV says the shooting happened Monday in Birmingham, and the child was taken to the hospital but was considered in good condition. The child was not identified.
Marshall County EMA advising public to be prepared for possible flooding
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – With the possibility of flooding next week, the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency issued an advisory Sunday afternoon. The EMA advises all people living along the Paint Rock River system to prepare for flooding and road closures.
Alabama woman who joined ISIS wants to come home, report says
A Hoover woman who traveled to Syria and joined ISIS wants to come back home, according to a recent interview. In an interview with The Guardian released Monday morning, Hoda Muthana said she “deeply regrets” joining the Islamic State.
Marshall County has plans to build county-run animal shelter
In the next year, the Marshall County Commission chairman, James Hutcheson, hopes crews will break ground on a county animal shelter. Right now, the area doesn't have a county-run facility, but animal advocates hope they're a part of the planning process.
$100K in drugs found during Marshall County traffic stop, deputies say
MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office reports that a traffic stop in the Grant area yielded a drug trafficking bust. Deputies say they noticed a powdery substance on an occupant’s shirt. She was identified as Destiny Nicole McClendon. A narcotics agent was called in.
Presidents Day 2019: Alabama omits Civil War leader Abraham Lincoln from Presidents Day holiday
Presidents Day – at least on a federal level – isn’t a holiday. Instead, the official federal holiday is known as George Washington’s birthday, a time to honor America’s first president, who was born on Feb. 22, 1732.
Repairs to soon begin to Marshall County roadway damaged by Christmas Day 2015 flooding
GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A road in Marshall County that washed out during a Christmas Day flood more than three years ago is finally getting repaired. The county commission approved the nearly 280-thousand dollar grant this week to make the repairs on Aldridge Gap Road happen.
Huntsville, Florence hotels named among the best in Alabama
U.S. News & World Report named the Top 15 hotels in Alabama, and two North Alabama establishments made the list. The Marriott Shoals Hotel and Spa in Florence came in at No. 4 and The Westin in Huntsville came in at No. 6 on the ranked list. The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa in Mobile
Commissioners approve equipment and vehicle purchases for the Marshall Co. Sheriff’s Office, discuss jail expansion and improvements
GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. — The Marshall County Commission approved what is expected to be roughly $300,000 worth of vehicle and equipment purchases for the sheriff’s office, and the sheriff and commissioners talked about a jail expansion and improvements.
Alabama community saves 1848 lodge from collapse
In 2012, a beautiful historic lodge in Russell County appeared doomed. The 1848 Tuckabatchee Masonic Lodge was listed on the Alabama Historic Commission’s Places in Peril that year and seemed on the verge of collapse or demolition. Today, the building has been restored to its original state and serv
VIDEO: Dog Rescued After Getting Head Stuck In Dryer Vent
A dog in Alabama is okay after getting his head stuck in the side of his house. Firefighters in Albertville found the pup with his head protruding out of a dryer vent hole on February 13th. Firefighters said they believe the dog saw another dog through the hole and got stuck when trying to approach
Hanceville Mayor declares State of Emergency Ahead of Possible Flooding
After Consulting with EMA director Phyllis little, and the City attorney I have decided to issue a state of emergency for the city of Hanceville. The reason for this is due to the saturation of the water in the soil presently. As you all know within the next few days we potentially could have up to
East Alabama math teacher’s $1.5 million cash bond is excessive and unconstitutional, lawyer says
The attorney for an east Alabama high school math teacher facing criminal charges in two counties is asking for a reduction in his client’s $1.5 million bond. David Brenton Burkhalter, a 30-year-old Randolph County High School teacher, is on administrative leave after his arrest last week on eight f
Parents concerned proposed sales tax increase will not benefit students
The Guntersville City Council is proposing a 1% sales tax increase, bumping it up from 8% to 9%, but some don't think it's enough. Leamon Yarbrough referred to himself as a concerned parent who wants to make kids in Guntersville a priority.
Recovery of stolen weapons leads to DeKalb County gun, drug arrests
Several firearms were recovered in Crossville on Feb. 14 after being reported stolen. While in a suspect’s home, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office investigators noticed a safe that matched the description of one stolen in a burglary. After searching the home, they discovered stolen property along with
UPDATE: Alabama man behind 'BOLO' alert found
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WJHG/WECP) - UPDATE (2/17/19): The following information is from the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation:. "On Sunday, February 17, 2019, the Montgomery County Alabama Sheriff’s Office received a tip from a citizen identifying the vehicle Chad Green was last seen driving. Montgom
Flood watch issued for Jefferson, St. Clair and Blount County
JEFFERSON COUNTY — Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall are expected to impact central Alabama this week. Due to this the National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a flood watch that includes the areas of Jefferson, St. Clair and Blount County.
Former Alabama police officer suspected of murder dies after police chase in Montgomery
SAMSON, Ala. (WPMI) — UPDATE: James Chadwick Green was found on I-65 in Montgomery on Sunday. Police got a tip from a caller who spotted Green's car. After a short pursuit, police managed to force his vehicle off the road. He was transported to the hospital with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He di
Alabama town celebrates 54 years of Jimmie Lee Jackson’s sacrifice
MARION, Ala. – About 100 people gathered Sunday in a small wooden and brick church in the city where it all began, Marion Ala., a rural town with few stoplights and less than 3,600 residents, to honor the 54th Annual Jimmie Lee Jackson Day.