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Enterprise police catch auto burglary suspect
ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WDHN) — The Enterprise Police Department arrested an auto burglary suspect Thursday morning, according to a press release. At around 3:00 a.m., police went to Huntington Drive after receiving a call about "a suspicious person attempting to gain entry into vehicles."
Enterprise firefighters extend helping hand
A Troy resident this week said she is gracious for the help of the Enterprise Fire Department. According to Countess Carswell, Enterprise Firefighters Barkley Murphy, Matthew Flint and Lt. Chad Jinks helped in transporting her mother, Shirley Newsome, 81, to a doctor’s appointment at Medical Center
Former Democrat Majority Leader of Alabama Senate arrested
CULLMAN – A former Democrat Majority Leader of the Alabama Senate was arrested on Friday after being indicted by a Cullman County grand jury for three counts of theft in the first degree, according to The Cullman Tribune.
Jail escapee sought in northwest Alabama
Authorities in northwest Alabama are asking the public to be on the lookout for an escaped inmate. Richie Oneal Landers, a 45-year-old from the Hodges area of Franklin County, escaped the local jail around 10:30 p.m. Thursday, authorities said. Landers is described as a white man with brown hair and
Enterprise dentist is training to conquer Mt. Everest
ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WTVY) - Most people spend their days off shopping, relaxing, or running errands, but when one Enterprise dentist takes off, he goes to new heights. Dr. Arthur Missirlian is passionate about the work he does on teeth and gums.
PREP ROUNDUP: Enterprise holds off Geneva in baseball
Seven Enterprise pitchers combined on a four-hitter in the Wildcats’ 4-1 victory over Geneva in varsity baseball action on Thursday. Gabe Anderson had two hits, scored a run and drove in a run for Enterprise. Colin Marsh had a hit and scored two runs. Dyar Thompson drove in a run.
New charges filed against Alabama teacher accused of rape
WEDOWEE, Ala. — New charges have been filed against an Alabama high school teacher accused of repeatedly raping a 15-year-old student. Al.com reports authorities on Thursday announced 30-year-old David Brenton Burkhalter is now charged with second-degree rape, sodomy, sexual abuse and school employe
See Alabama flooding photos, videos
Days of heavy rain has left flooding throughout parts of Alabama. The National Weather Service said an additional 2-4 inches of rain will be possible across parts of north and central Alabama through this weekend. The rain will create additional runoff into already swollen rivers and creeks across t
'Born leader, Spirit of Enterprise' remembered
A woman who exemplified the spirit of Enterprise was laid to rest Saturday, Feb. 16. Wise, tireless, dedicated, second mother and grandmother to so many, a woman passionate about her community. Those are some of the descriptions of Jacquelyn “Jackie” Dyar Thompson, 78, of Enterprise, who passed away
Alabama is already waving goodbye to its 'fluke' senator Doug Jones
It doesn’t really matter which Republican candidate takes on Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in November 2020, as long as is isn’t Roy Moore. If the GOP can avoid a candidate with the kind of baggage Moore had, Jones seems destined to lose his bid to win a full term representing Alabama in the Senate. Jo
Two Arrested at Alabama Prisons on Promoting Prison Contraband Charges
Alabama Department of Corrections Investigations and Intelligence Division agents made multiple arrests following two separate incidents that occurred during visitation at two state correctional facilities. The incidents occurred on February 17.
Alabama ISIS bride's father sues Trump administration over citizenship and seeks her return
(CNN) — The father of the Alabama woman who joined ISIS is suing the Trump administration over her US citizenship and seeking her return. Ahmed Ali Muthana filed a lawsuit on Thursday in federal court in Washington, DC, to prevent what he calls an "unlawful attempt" by the United States to rescind h
Man awaiting trial in Alabama for roommate's death has died
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A man awaiting trial in his roommate's bludgeoning death in Alabama has been found unresponsive in his cell and pronounced dead. News outlets report the death of 23-year-old Ledarius Jaquad Peterson is being investigated as a homicide.
Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles releases January progress report
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles touts several improved strategies in their January status report for its approved corrective action plan. Governor Kay Ivey and Attorney General Steve Marshall mandated the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles provide monthly reports follow
Chambers County Drug Task Force Bust Three in Valley, Alabama
The Chambers County Drug Task Force busted three people for unlawful possession of multiple drugs. Thursday morning in Valley, agents of the Drug Task force, Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force, and the Chambers County Swat Team served a search warrant at 1083 Plantation Rd.
Police: Alabama woman burglarized homes during funerals
PRICEVILLE, Ala. – An Alabama woman is accused of breaking into the homes of people who were attending relatives' funerals. A statement released Thursday by police in the north Alabama town of Priceville says they've arrested 43-year-old Jennifer Lynn Azizian on four counts of burglary.
Ashford man charged with stealing employer’s deposits
An Ashford man was arrested Thursday, Feb. 22, after police say he failed to make his employer’s deposits last fall and the funds could not be located. James Edwards Deese, 40, of Ashford, is charged with first-degree theft of property.
Dale County Sheriff's Office searches for theft suspect
DALE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — The Dale County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a theft suspect. Photos from their Facebook show a white, bearded man with what appears to be some kind of markings on his right arm.
City sets Day of Service
Enterprise Mayor Bill Cooper at Tuesday’s council meeting read a proclamation declaring the city’s Day of Service occur on March 16. He was joined (from left) by Jeanine Rowe Roberts, Charlene Goolsby and Col. (ret.) Teresa Townsend. Enterprise’s Day of Service was created to allow community members
Alabama mail carrier pleads guilty to feeding dog nail-laced meatballs
An Alabama woman has pleaded guilty to an animal cruelty charge for feeding a dog meatballs laced with nails in 2017 when she worked for the U.S. Postal Service. Susanna Burhans was sentenced to 10 days in jail, 50 hours of community service and two years of probation, court records show. She will s