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Anniston Police searching for missing 59-year-old woman

ANNISTON, Ala. —Anniston Police are asking for the public's help locating a missing 59-year-old.Police say Karen Cunningham is 5'5" tall and 116 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes. She may be confused or disoriented.Anyone with information regarding Cunningham is asked to contact Anniston Police at (

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-10-19 15:52:22

Jobs posted for future Lohr North America plant in Lincoln

Salaries for the supervisor positions range from $14 to $23 an hour. In August, ABC 33/40 reported the French vehicle carrier company plans to hire 140 employees for their new facility at the Lincoln Industrial Park. According to The Anniston Star, an ABC 33/40 news partner, plant production operati

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-10-19 07:39:29

Two under arrest after Interstate chase

Raul Humberto Companioni, 44 and Puebla Anyileidys, 33, both of Miami, face multiple felony charges of encoded data fraud, Oxford Police Capt. L.G. Owens said.

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-10-19 18:52:00

Heflin’s fall attraction Bennett Farms still bringing in visitors

If You GoWHAT:Bennett Farms, open to the community through Oct. 28.WHERE:1073 County Road 13, HeflinHOW MUCH:$10 per person, ages 1 and younger free (pumpkins not included)WHEN:2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. SundayMORE INFO:

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-10-19 20:57:00

Gadsden man charged in sex abuse of young family member for 6 years

Carlos Valerio DeJesus is charged with first-degree rape, two counts of first-degree sodomy, sex abuse of a child under the age of 12 and incest, according to Etowah County court and jail records.

AL.COM - 2018-10-19 13:08:00

Talladega Police ask for help locating 17-year-old runaway, boyfriend (free content)

According to Lt. Jimmy Thompson, Savannah Taylor is a 17-year-old white female, 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighing 135 pounds. She has brown hair and hazel eyes, and was last seen after midnight on Eastwood Avenue. There was no available description of her clothing Thursday afternoon.

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-10-19 00:51:00

Organizers decide to end Sloss Fest

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Sloss Fest is no more. The decision was announced Friday afternoon. The post says in part that "after several weeks of examination and thorough consideration of the unique challenges we face in producing Sloss Fest, we have come to the decision to end the event." The mid-summ

WSFA - 2018-10-19 21:34:44

Etowah child welfare worker La Gray passed away Oct. 19

“She dedicated her life to helping kids who lost their way,” said Etowah County Commissioner Carolyn Parker, who was still a baby when she met Gray. “I’ve known her all my life, and she has always been an inspiration to me, politically. She taught me a lot about women’s empowerment and the importanc

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Etowah County authorities searching for missing 71-year-old man with dementia

Pennington was wearing a black Vietnam veteran's hat with yellow writing, a blue plaid jacket, tan shirt, blue jeans and brown boots.

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-10-18 11:07:02

Alabama's 'war on marijuana' topic of new report by law centers

A new report on "Alabama's War on Marijuana," released today by the Alabama Appleseed Center for Law & Justice and the Southern Poverty Law Center, calls prosecution of marijuana possession a wasteful use of state law enforcement that discriminates against blacks. "This war on marijuana is one whose

AL.COM - 2018-10-18 05:21:25

Pell City man sought by authorities

ST CLAIR COUNTY — Leon Delmar Looney, 42, is wanted in St. Clair County on a felony warrant charging charging him with failure to appear for possession of marijuana first degree. The subject is described as being 5-foot-8, and weighing 160 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. The subject is a bla

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-10-18 20:27:56

Couple arrested after strangling, stabbing, police say

Police say an Anniston woman stabbed her boyfriend after he choked her during an altercation Tuesday night.Anniston police Sgt. Kyle Price on Wednesday said a 30-year-old Lincoln man was charged Tuesday night with domestic violence by strangulation. According to the sergeant, the charge followed a p


Six prep storylines: Ohatchee, Saks chase region crowns; Oxford faces another challenge

Second-ranked Ohatchee comes in as the favorite to win its first region title since 2002, a crowning accomplishment in three strong years on the Creekbank. The Indians were good in 3A’s strongest region the past two years. A drop in classification meant 2018 could be a year like 1977, when Ohatchee

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-10-18 23:29:00

Man demands his vodka, gets shot in leg, sheriff says

An Anniston man was charged with first-degree assault after shooting another man in the leg at a house party Saturday, authorities said.Dylan Brett Martin, 23, got into a verbal argument with a man over a bottle of vodka at a party at Martin’s home Saturday night, Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade


Alleged confession played during preliminary hearing for Riverside man charged with murder

PELL CITY –St. Clair County Sheriff’s Correctional Officer Ashley Cain said she turned on her recording device because the inmate, Bruce Bates, 26, of Riverside, was kicking the cell door and becoming agitated.“I did it,” Bates is heard saying in the video recording. “I shot them.”Cain testified Tue


Police find body of missing teacher accused of having inappropriate relationship with student

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Gwinnett County police confirmed late Wednesday evening that they had found the body of a missing DeKalb County teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student. Zachary Meadors, 28, was last seen on Saturday. Family members filed a missing person report on

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-18 09:38:40

Woman missing from Pell City, family requests help in finding her

Mandi Renee Darden, 38-year-old white female, was last seen in Pell City, where she lives, on September 28.


Anniston convenience store robbed at gunpoint Monday

An armed man reportedly robbed an Anniston convenience store Monday night, police said.Anniston police Sgt. Kyle Price on Wednesday said the suspect entered a Texaco store on U.S. 431 in Saks at 6:45 p.m. Monday with a gun and left with $500 in cash. The man left in an unidentified car, described as


Not heard from in 6 months, not seen in 10 | Carroll County searches for missing teen

BOWDON, Ga. -- Authorities in Carroll County are on the lookout for a teen girl not seen since December, or heard from in 6 months.


Bad for business: Downtown Anniston shop owners speak out on vagrancy

Other business owners and store employees have similar stories. Some we talked to say they've had people coming in asking for money, drinking outside their businesses, and urinating out front.

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