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Camp Hill man reported missing - The Alexander City Outlook
The Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department is hoping the public can help it locate a missing man.Dwight Smith, 68, of Camp Hill has been missing since the weekend.“He was last seen at his Slaughters Crossing residence in Camp Hill 1 p.m. Sunday,” Sheriff Jimmy Abbett said. “His family reported him m
Montgomery high school destroyed by overnight fire
The fire started around 3 a.m. at Booker T. Washington High School, about a mile from the Alabama Capitol Building, according to the Montgomery Fire Department.
Nearly $200,000 Stolen from Montgomery Casino; Two Men Arrested in Connection to Crime - Alabama News
An FBI agent wrote in charging documents that $192,800 was missing from two customer kiosks near the casino floor. The agent said surveillance video showed that a casino employee, who was not charged, had left keys on top of a machine that had been malfunctioning. The agent said the video showed Pet
Third woman of suspected theft ring arrested
Alexandria Blue, 22, was arrested Friday on two felony theft warrants by Montgomery police, according to CrimeStoppers.
2 men arrested after $192,800 heist from Wind Creek Montgomery
Federal prosecutors have arrested two men, including a former employee, for allegedly stealing $192,800 from Wind Creek Montgomery casino last week after an employee left keys on top of a gaming kiosk.
Jacksons Gap Town Council approves loan ordinance - The Alexander City Outlook
During the July 10 meeting, the council approved taking out a loan not to exceed $160,000 to purchase the former radio station building and redo the property with a new metal building to house the municipal court. Tuesday night, an ordinance was approved for the town to issue general obligation warr
Prisoner food records suit against sheriffs thrown out - The Alexander City Outlook
The 49 sheriffs named as defendants in suit, including Tallapoosa County Sheriff Jimmy Abbett, filed a response stating “certain financial records are personal rather than public.”
Bon Aire woman charged with shooting into vehicle following altercation
A Bon Aire woman being held on bonds totaling $21,000 is charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle and carrying a pistol without a permit, according to Talladega County Chief Deputy Josh Tubbs.Morgan Connell Tice, 23, remained in the Talladega County Metro Jail Friday afternoon.+1
Teens charged with capital murder becoming more common, DA says
A 16-year-old charged with capital murder used to be an anomaly, but in recent years that hasn’t been the case, the county’s district attorney said on Friday.
Talladega man charged with capital murder in Childersburg slaying
A Talladega man was being held without bond today after being charged with capital murder in Childersburg.Kev’vakius Jalik Jemison, 19, of Jackson Trace Circle, turned himself in Thursday evening, according to Childersburg Police Lt. Kevin Koss. He was denied bond Friday morning by Talladega County
One of three women sought in suspected theft ring arrested
A Montgomery woman, accused of playing a part in a five-person theft ring, is in the Montgomery County Jail on Wednesday morning on a probation violation.
Man sentenced to 15 years for manslaughter - The Wetumpka Herald
A man who formerly listed an address in Wetumpka was sentenced to 15 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to manslaughter in July.James Rembert, 21, was initially arrested and charged with murder on March 3, 2016. The charge was later reduced.According to court documents, Rembert allegedly fatall
Childersburg police search for man wanted for capital murder
Kev'vakius Jalik Jemison, 19, is a suspect in a homicide investigation that happened Saturday Aug. 11. Around 8:15 p.m., police responded to a shooting in the 1100 block of 4th Street South East. 35-year-old Homer Deshawn Calloway suffered a gunshot wound in his home and later died.
Players to Watch: Dadeville has mix of returners, newcomers - The Alexander City Outlook
Although Dadeville’s football team graduated a big senior class last year, it has even more upperclassmen this season who are ready to once again lead the squad to greatness. There will be some changes for the Tigers this year, especially offensively, but there’s still a handful of guys who are expe
Fullbacks never scamper, they lumber or burrow - The Alexander City Outlook
These are just some of the verbiage sports writers or commentators use to describe a player running with the football. I’ve written my fair share of postgame football stories and each, at some point in the story, used one of these words.
Police reports from Aug. 16
First-degree burglary, possession of a controlled substance (crack cocaine), possession of drug paraphernalia, second-degree criminal mischief and use of force was reported in the 400 block of Lee Road 295 in Smiths Station.
19-year-old wanted on murder charges in Talladega County
The man, 19-year-old Kev'vakius Jemison is accused of fatally shooting Homer Deshawn Calloway at his home in Childersburg on Aug. 4, said Chief of Police Richard McClelland.
Ex-Alabama police officer gets 10 years for fraud, theft
The former U.S. Marine is one of two former Prattville Police Department lieutenants charged with breaking into a home in 2015. The other lieutenant, John Wayne McDaniel, 48, is set to be sentenced Friday.
Police seek Montgomery man in unrelated rape, stalking cases
Zachary Quintarius Williams, 24, is wanted for second-degree rape and second-degree stalking in unrelated incidents.
Alex City Fire Department trains new recruits in town - The Alexander City Outlook
“This is the first one we have done in a year and half,” Alexander City Fire Department Captain Jeff Brewer said. “The last class graduated Dec. 2016. This class started June 15. We traditionally do one a year, sometimes two a year.”