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Police: Truck shows suspicious activity, prompts search for vehicle
The video, in the post, shows the driver slowly pull into a driveway and turns around. The vehicle has been in the area since Wednesday, June 20.
Attalla woman charged with chemical endangerment of a child
According to the Etowah County Sheriff's Office, Chelsea Watkins admitted to and tested positive for methamphetamine, amphetamine and marijuana while pregnant.
Second capital murder charged filed for men accused of killing 13-year-old girl
Yoni Martinez Aguilar, 26, and Israel Gonzalez Palomino, 34, were both charged with capital murder of a person under the age of 14 in connection to that investigation.
“We’ve never had a case of this much heroin at one time” – Arab officers make heroin trafficking arrest
ARAB, Ala. -- Officers with the Arab Police Department arrested a man and charged him with trafficking heroin, and they say it's the most they've ever seen.
Heavy traffic delays on I-65 after wreck in Cullman County
Alabama State TroopersHeavy delays have been reported on I-65 in Cullman County following a wreck that damaged a bridge.Both northbound and southbound traffic is moving slowly due to the wreck at mile marker 300.The area rest stop is closed because of a damaged bridge, according to the Cullman Count
Boaz police searching for theft suspect
Boaz police said a man wanted for recent thefts ran from officers Tuesday and may have been armed at the time.Hunter Moore ran into a wooded area Tuesday when Boaz and Albertville police went to serve him with a warrant for theft. Police had been searching for Moore since Friday, when they said they
Gadsden police investigating recent reports of someone shooting paintballs at vehicles and houses
GADSDEN, Ala (WIAT) - The Gadsden Police Department is investigating several incidents of someone or multiple people shooting paintballs at homes and moving vehicles. Gadsden Police say they received reports over the last couple months, but the reports increased over the last week.
Hydroplanes set to race in Guntersville this weekend
“I’ve never been to Alabama, so this is really cool," said U-21 hydroplane driver, Brian Perkins. "I like it. The people are awesome.”
Racial slur may cost a Marshall County clerk her job
The disciplinary that was taken. We feel that it's not enough, that we feel that there should be a zero tolerance for this action. And that the employee should have been terminated, when this occured.
Police: Grain truck causes traffic delay in Geraldine
Courtesy: Geraldine Police DepartmentGERALDINE, Ala. — Geraldine Police say one lane is blocked on Highway 75 Wednesday around the north end of the town. They describe a grain truck has caused the issue this morning.The photo shows the truck’s trailer broken near the center.
Marshall County Drug Task Force agents recovered pounds of meth sent to homes in the mail
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. — Agents in Marshall County recovered pounds of meth right as it was delivered through the mail to a home, and that led to the same thing at a different house.
Baileyton man charged with selling meth
Brian Neal Smith, 44, was arrested June 13 and charged with unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, according to a release from the Cullman Police Department Crime Suppression Unit.
Arab women making ‘Womenade’
A common proverbial phrase is “when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade.” This encouragement of optimism is one goal of many of the Womenade associations that have popped up across the country.The members believe “when life gives you women, you make Womenade” in hopes to embolden a positive att
Arrests, incidents reports for June 15-17
Criminal mischief, third degree; domestic violence, third degree- harassment: Greggory L. Chaney, 32, of Falkville arrested on Lessman Circle SW.
World-Record Speeds Possible in Guntersville Hydroplane Races
In the 1960s the boats were known to post world record speeds on Guntersville Lake. Those records have fallen, but with advanced racing technologies and the return to the lake, today’s drivers are looking forward to possibilities of setting new world records in Alabama.
Some Marshall Co. residents want to see changes made to dangerous and confusing intersection
Turnpike Road, Oneonta Cut-Off Road, and Highway 205 come together to make an intersection just outside of Guntersville. For people who aren’t familiar with it, it can be confusing.
William E. Smith, Jr. named Cullman Regional's first chief medical officer
Cullman Regional CEO James Clements named William E. Smith, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S. as the first chief medical officer (CMO) of Cullman Regional, a role he has served in in a limited capacity over the past two years.
Veterans in Marshall County looking to build a veterans park
A group of veterans from one end of the county to the other is looking to establish a veterans park, and Guntersville is in the sights. “Because it’s the center, more or less, and the county seat of Marshall County,” explained VFW Post 5173 member Johnny Brown. “This would be a good thing for the v
Neighbors say accused murderer lived with Grandmother that went missing, teen who was killed
MADISON COUNTY, Ala. - Investigators with the Madison County Sheriff's Office believethe human remainsfound near an Owens Cross Roads cemetery are those of Oralia Mendoza. She's the missing grandmother of 13-year-old Mariah Lopez, whose body was found on Lemley Drive last week.
Police Report for June 19
A Gadsden woman told police she was detouring around the parade on Tuscaloosa Avenue Saturday when a man flagged her down on Jacksonville Court. She asked if she could help him, and he punched her in the face, then tried to drag her out of her vehicle by the hair. He took some money and her daughter