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Dr. Michael Dick given August trial date on patient harassment charges
DECATUR, Ala. — Decatur physician Michael Dick has been given an August trial date on criminal harassment charges related to allegations from three former patients. The allegations against Dick have led to a suspension of his medical license. Under Alabama Board of Medical Examiner rules, he is due
Traveling Morgan employees will have to eat on $60 maximum daily
Morgan County employees eating on the county’s money on out-of-town trips now have a $60 limit placed on their daily meals. The Morgan County Commission has not had a cap on meal expenditures, and the commissioners felt it was time to limit the costs. The commissioners approved the measure at their
Police identify 2 injured in Monday wreck; investigation continues
Cullman police officers are continuing an investigation into a wreck Monday night that claimed the life of a Hanceville woman and left two others injured. Officer Joey Duncan, of the department's traffic homicide team, said measurements at the scene and other information was gathered. The wreck occu
Hartselle woman charged with using meth while pregnant
DECATUR, Ala. – Police have charged a woman with chemical endangerment after they said she and the child both tested positive for methamphetamine. Brooke Kimberly Hanvey, 20, was arrested Friday.
Man from Arab charged in Cullman with sexual abuse of child; Hanceville man facing SORNA charges
CULLMAN - Two men were arrested recently by the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) for sex crimes; the two cases are separate and not related. Justin Anthony Jeffries Jr., 25, of Arab, has been charged with sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12.
Hanceville woman identified as wreck victim
A two-vehicle crash left one person dead and two injured Monday night at the intersection of Cherokee Avenue and 24th Street. Cullman Police Department officers responded to the scene where a Ford Explorer and a Hyundai Sonata collided at about 6:30 p.m., Police Chief Kenny Culpepper said.
Cullman police at scene of fatality
Cullman police are at the scene of a fatal accident at 24th Street and Cherokee Avenue. Traffic is blocked in the southbound lanes, and one other northbound lane is blocked. At least two vehicles were involved in the accident. The lanes are expected to be blocked for an undetermined amount of time,
Helping local families: My Way Transportation makes donation to food bank
More local families will find relief from hunger after My Way Transportation’s $10,000 gift to the Cullman Caring for Kids food bank Monday. Staff members of the Cullman County-based trucking company met with Cullman Caring for Kids Director Javon Daniel to present the check and issue a challenge to
Decatur police investigating fatal wreck Friday night on U.S. 31
A Decatur woman died after a wreck Friday night on U.S. 31, according to Decatur police. Police said Demetria Spraggins, 44, was pronounced dead at Decatur-Morgan Hospital. The investigation is ongoing.
2nd truck accident in 3 weeks snarls traffic at intersection
When an 18-wheeler overturned at the intersection of U.S. 31 and Alabama 20 in Decatur on Monday morning, it was the second accident involving large trucks at the busy intersection in the past three weeks.
(UPDATE) Cullman police at scene of fatality
Cullman police and other responders remains at the scene of a fatal accident at 24th Street and Cherokee Avenue. Police Officer Joey Duncan said northbound lanes of Cherokee Avenue are closed, while one southbound lane is open. He also said both west bound lanes of 24th Street are closed, and one we
Man found dead after chase in Lawrence County
MOULTON — A Decatur man is dead following a brief chase with law enforcement agencies on Saturday, according to authorities. Lawrence County Coroner Greg Randolph said the man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound sometime between Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning.
Mayor says council 'micromanaging' on travel issue
Mayor Tab Bowling accused the City Council of "micromanaging" after a short-notice invitation to Washington, D.C., renewed conflict over travel decisions. Bowling asked the council at Monday’s work session to increase the mayor-council travel budget by $10,000 and allow him to make decisions on dome
Decatur woman killed in weekend crash
DECATUR, Ala. – Police say it appears a woman killed in a Friday night wreck crossed over into oncoming traffic on Highway 31. Demetria Spraggins, 44, was driving south on Highway 31 just after 8 p.m. Friday when she crossed the center turn lane into oncoming traffic near Big Bob Gibson’s BBQ, Decat
More than 70 children take part in day of Christmas cheer
With Mayor Tab Bowling in tow, Achilles Barrera searched the aisles of Target on Saturday afternoon, finally settling on a "Minecraft" video game and a toy from the popular video game "Destiny."
Demetria S Spraggins – Death Notice
MARCH 18, 1974 ~ DECEMBER 7, 2018 (AGE 44) Reynolds Funeral Home announces with deepest sympathy the passing of Ms. Demetria Spraggins, 44 of Decatur, AL. Ms. Spraggins died December 7, 2018 at Decatur Morgan Hospital. Reynolds Funeral Home will announce.
Clearing, colder conditions headed to Valley
Snow flakes this afternoon are likely for the Decatur area, according to the National Weather Service in Huntsville, but conditions will start to clear and turn colder tonight and Tuesday morning.
Overturned truck spills scrap metal
A westbound tractor-trailer overturned on Wilson Street Northeast after turning off U.S. 31 this morning, according to authorities. The 18-wheeler spilled scrap aluminum onto Wilson Street adjacent to the Double Tree Hotel, Decatur police said.
Suspect in custody after Dollar General robbery
A Huntsville police officer suffered what is described as a “minor leg injury,” while pursuing a suspect after a robbery and attempted robbery were reported Sunday morning. The officer was treated and released and a suspect is now in custody.
Decatur police ask for assistance in robbery
Decatur police are asking for assistance in identifying a person of interest in connection with a Nov. 30 robbery at Alabama Title Loan at 1315 Sixth Ave. S.E. A masked man entered the business at about 7 p.m., brandished a pistol and demanded money from the teller, according to police. The teller g