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Cullman woman, Arab man charged with capital murder in death of Birmingham couple
The Tribune's Birmingham news partner, WVTM13, reported late Tuesday night that Zachary Taylor Phillips, 23, and Kristen Leigh Gullion, 30, are each charged with capital murder and burglary in the Aug. 2 slayings of 68-year-old Joe Holt and his wife, 67-year-old Mary Holt.
Guntersville City Schools on lockdown as authorities search for 3 escaped inmates
MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -All Guntersville City Schools are on lockdown after five inmates escaped the county jail on Tuesday morning. Investigators tell us that the search for the inmates is happening near Guntersville Elementary School.All Marshall County Schools are on a Code Yellow, which is a
Five missing Marshall County inmates back in custody
Five missing inmates from the Marshall County Jail are now in custody.Marshall County Sheriff Scott Walls said as of 2:30 p.m., inmates Benjamin Cameron, Baldemar Davilla, Adam Dean, Damon Dempsey and Brian White were apprehended and placed back in the jail.Walls said Dean and Dempsey were back in c
North Alabama man pleads guilty to 'horrific' sex abuse of 4 young girls
Wesley Newman, of Arab, pleaded guilty to five counts of first-degree sodomy, one count of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12, and two counts of first-degree sexual abuse. His plea came as jury selection was to begin in his trial, said Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey.
Woman tells investigators she used drugs while pregnant
GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama say a woman who told investigators she used drugs while pregnant has been arrested.News outlets report deputies found a pipe with residue in the vehicle of 25-year-old Felicia Rae Mitchell during a traffic stop. The Attalla woman was initially charged with
Inmates escaped Marshall County jail through ventilation system, sheriff says
Brian Eugene White, Benjamin Justin Cameron, Baldemar Davila, Damon Blade Dempsey and Adam Bouchelhi Dean escaped sometime between 5:30-5:45 a.m., according to the sheriff's office.
Alabama Pastor Says He's Going to Stand His Ground If Truck Is Vandalized With Racist Graffiti..Again
Screenshot: YouTubeA pastor in Gadsden, Ala., is fed up with racists after his truck was vandalized with racist graffiti, and says the next time it happens, he’s going to “stand his ground”.Pastor K. Solomon Williams, a preacher at Piedmont’s Mount Pleasant CME Church, woke up on Sunday and saw that
2 Alabama cities on list of worst places to raise children
24/7 WallStreetlooked at a number of education, health and safety measures to determine where children face the greatest struggles. The ratings include information on preschool enrollment and high school graduation rates, as well as access to areas for physical activity and violent crime rates.
Van crashes into Baileyton Dollar General
The store, located at 13600 Alabama Highway 69, will be closed for at least two weeks to a month while repairs are underway.
Koch Foods announces $80 million expansion in Gadsden, to hire 200
The expansion, announced at the Gadsden City Council today, involved the City of Gadsden's Economic Development team and Gadsden Industrial Development Authority.
Arab High School’s fight song ‘Dixie’ will no longer be played at football games
ARAB, Ala. -- Arab High School will be coming up with a new fight song, because the current song,Dixie, will no longer be played at football games.
Two Gadsden men arrested in domestic violence incident, authorities say
Isreal Cortez Cameron, 25, and Keanu Kristopher Mims, 22, both of Gadsden, were taken into custody at 3:20 a.m. without incident, authorities said.
All Jail Escapees Back In Custody
The Marshall County Sheriff's Department reports that all 5 escapees who got out of the county jail Tuesday morning are now back in custody.They got out of the jail through the ventilation system, sheriff's department spokesman Heath Thomas said. Corrective measures are being taken to make sure it d
Pastor targeted with racist vandalism
Reverend K. Solomon Williams and his family woke up Sunday to find the windows in his pickup truck smashed in, the tires slashed, and a hose strung into the passenger side of the vehicle filling it with water.
Cullman woman among 2 arrested in connection with Birmingham deaths
Kristen Gullion, 30, of Cullman, was arrested by Miami Beach police on Thursday. Zachary Phillips, 23, was arrested by Hollywood (Fla.) police on Friday.
Guntersville parents react to late notification from school system
"It was a little scary of course, anybody whose got kids in the school wants to know what's going on at that time. Well, we did get notifications or whatever, but it was like 2 hours later. That's when I received one."
Overnight standoff in Gadsden ends with two arrests
Early Tuesday morning, Gadsden police arrived to a home on White Ave. and say a female victim ran from the home without her four children, leaving two suspects inside the home.
Police Report for Aug. 14
A 29-year-old Rainbow City man reported he was assaulted about 3 a.m. Sunday outside a club on Chestnut Street. He told police he was leaving the club and a man intentionally bumped him, saying something to him. The victim said he tried to keep going, but the man assaulted him, striking him several
Anniston man involved in death of woman, arrested, authorities say
An Anniston man has been arrested for his involvement in the death of Cheyenne Humphries, 22, of Attalla, Sheriff Todd Entrekin said.
Police K9 teams undergo field trials in Albertville
"This is the USPCA Region 22 mini-trial," explained Officer Corey Morgan, who is part of the K9 team from the Albertville Police Department.