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Talladega police searching for suspect who fled on foot following chase, left behind stolen car containing drugs

TALLADEGA -- Talladega police are looking for a man suspected of stealing a car, attempting to elude, leaving the scene of an accident and several drug charges, according to an incident and offense report available Tuesday. Capt. John McCoy said a patrol officer spotted a taupe 2007 Ford 500 being d

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 01:02:00

Storm damage across east Alabama: Power outages, volunteers needed in Jacksonville

Damage reported from storms Monday night in Limestone County. (Contributed photo | Limestone County Sheriff) Storms that included tornadoes and large hail ripped through the north and eastern parts of Alabama on Monday night, leaving behind damage to Jacksonville State University and thousands with

AL.COM - 2018-03-20 10:50:38

Tornado brings fear, damage to Cleburne County

MUSCADINE - Starr McNeese said Tuesday she had a ten-minute warning before a tornado plowed through her property Monday night and toppled almost every tree around her Muscadine home. The storm was part of a system that had caused serious damage in Jacksonville a short time earlier and, as of Tuesday

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-21 05:37:00

SLIDESHOW: Tornado damage in Jacksonville

Local officials reported Tuesday morning that four people were injured during the violent storms that swept across Jacksonville Monday.No fatalities have been reported as of Tuesday morning. But property damage on the Jacksonville State University campus and across north Jacksonville was extensive.

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-20 17:12:00

Storm damage closes Villa Rica library; 2 hurt in Buchanan

High winds from a severe Monday night thunderstorm downed trees and caused power outages across Carroll County, while the roof of the Villa Rica Public Library was so heavily damaged the building had to be closed. The National Weather Service had issued a weather advisory earlier in the day, warning

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2018-03-21 03:08:00

Jacksonville Tornado Photos & Videos of Damage Near JSU

A tornado touched down in Jacksonville, Alabama near Jacksonville State University (JSU) on March 19, 2018, and photos and videos circulated of damage and emergency responders racing to the scene. On social media, people described others hiding in bathtubs, injured, and trapped, although these accou

HEAVY.COM - 2018-03-20 03:24:54

Ivey declares state of emergency; 4 injured in storms, officials say (updated with video)

JACKSONVILLE - Local officials reported Tuesday morning that four people were injured during the violent storms that swept across Jacksonville Monday. No fatalities have been reported as of Tuesday morning, Pat Brown, Calhoun County coroner, said at a news conference. Property damage on the Jacksonv

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-20 16:10:00

Tornado or straight-line winds? Officials assessing storm damage in north St. Clair County

A welcome sign entering the city limits of Jacksonville. Five Pell City firefighters were headed to Calhoun County to assist the Jacksonville Fire Department after that city sustained major storm damage Monday night.Trent Penny/The Anniston Star GREENSPORT - Officials this morning are trying to dete

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-03-20 14:43:00

Toddler found dead in Cartersville; police investigating

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Police in Cartersville are investigating after learning of a small child's death early Monday morning. Officers arrived at the 300 block of Old Mill Road around 6:50 a.m. after a call of a cardiac arrest. There they found an unresponsive 2-year-old girl. The child was later conf


NWS: Jacksonville tornado indicated as EF-2 with 130 mph winds

The Birmingham NWS field team believes the Jacksonville tornado had a peak intensity of EF-2 with winds near 130 miles per hour. The damaging storm continued eastward beyond the Georgia line after moving through Jacksonville, the NWS says. Additional tornadoes in Ashville spawned from the storm orig

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-03-20 14:27:35

WATCH | Storms leave extensive damage in Jacksonville

Severe overnight storms have blown through Alabama where authorities in Jacksonville say several shelters have opened, local schools have closed and more help is needed at a university where storms caused major damage. The Calhoun County Emergency Management Office said it was working to get emergen

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-03-20 06:35:47

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of Cleburne County Until 1100 PM

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Cleburne County in east central Alabama... * Until 1100 PM CDT * At 1020 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Fort McClellan to near Oxford, moving east at 50 mph.

ALABAMAWX.COM - 2018-03-20 05:21:00

The Latest: Weather service assessing storm damage

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) - The Latest on storms and damage across the Southeast (all times local): 6:45 a.m. The National Weather Service says crews are assessing storm damage across Alabama following a night of violent weather. The weather service office in Birmingham tweets that two teams were out

CLEARFIELD PROGRESS - 2018-03-20 11:45:13

Very Dangerous Circulation Near Jacksonville in Calhoun County

There is potentially a VIOLENT tornado east of Jacksonville. Radar shows a debris ball, a Tornado Debris Signature, a hook, a velocity couplet and strong normalized rotation over 2. Damage is reported in Wellington. It will cross the Talladega National Forest and pass north of Heflin, passing nea

ALABAMAWX.COM - 2018-03-20 03:38:00

Expanded Severe Threat For Today

- Tornadoes, some strong - Damaging winds over 60 mph, stronger storms can go over 80 mph - Large hail over 1-inch, almost 2 inches in stronger storms (golf ball up to tennis ball-sized) Start Times By Region The Shoals (areas around Florence, Muscle Shoals, Tuscumbia, Russellville, and Moulton):


The Weather Authority | Severe Weather Threat is on Track for Alabama Later Today, Tonight

CALM START: We have a few patches of light rain on radar this morning over the northern half of the state, but nothing heavy or widespread. The sky is mostly cloudy with temperatures in the upper 50s and low 60s. But, later today, parameters will come together for strong to severe thunderstorms. ENH

ABC 33/40 NEWS

Tornado Warning Issued For Parts Of Calhoun County Until 930 PM

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a * Tornado Warning for... Central Calhoun County in east central Alabama... * Until 930 PM CDT * At 848 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Weaver, or near Jacksonville, moving east at 35 mph. HAZAR

ALABAMAWX.COM - 2018-03-20 03:49:00

Storm threat tonight is upgraded to 'moderate risk'

Check this article for more information as it becomes available. This article is available for free to all readers, no subscription required. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave Calhoun County faces the possibility of strong tornadoes and 80 mph winds this evening under an upgraded forecast released by th


2 facing meth possession charges

Two Rome men were in jail without bond Sunday night after they were arrested and charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Matthew Cleveland Stapleton, 28, of 103 Juniper Way, and Garrett Todd Christian, 26, of 414 Terhune Road, were found by police a


Man dies following Randolph County wreck

A Randolph County man died following a two-vehicle accident near Woodland on Saturday. Casey Richard Langston, 23, of Woodland, was traveling east on U.S. Highway 48 in a 1997 Toyota Corolla when a 2005 Dodge Ram attempting to turn left onto County Road 103 collided with Langston's vehicle at 3:50 p