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How a black woman took down one of America's most notorious mob bosses - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

From Elliot Ness to Robert Kennedy, America has a long history of crusaders against organized crime, but one name is far less known. Back in the 1930s, Eunice Carter, a granddaughter of slaves, became New York’s first African-American assistant district attorney. She’s credited with helping take dow

WCBI.COM - 2018-10-20 12:53:39

FAYETTE COUNTY 33, HALEYVILLE 14: Haleyville drops fifth in a row

FAYETTE — Fayette County’s Blake Wallace threw for 204 yards and two touchdowns as the Tigers cruised to a 33-14 victory over Haleyville on Friday night.It was the fifth consecutive loss for the Lions (2-6, 1-4 region), while Fayette County (7-1, 5-0) clinched at least a share of the Class 4A, Regio

TIMES DAILY - 2018-10-20 05:00:00

Alleged Police Assault Caught on Camera in Bessemer

BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) -- An alleged police assault was caught on camera. The dramatic video is now the subject of a lawsuit. Joseph Robinson tells his attorney, LaShunta Robinson, he was traveling home from school at Lawson State Community College. He was pulled over by Bessemer Police, that's when

CBS42.COM - 2018-10-20 03:30:02

Vehicle crashes into a building in Columbus

COLUMBUS,Miss. (WTVA) - Authorities say just after midnight, a vehicle ran into the back of a building and a delivery van.This incident happened at 19th Street North and 2nd Avenue North.

WTVA.COM - 2018-10-20 07:44:00

Family sought for woman found dead in Birmingham apartment

Authorities are trying to find family members of a woman found dead this week in her Birmingham apartment. Mary Gullet McCrimon, 67, was discovered inside her apartment at Bankhead Towers on Wednesday. Jefferson County coroner's officials said a pest control company doing routine spraying knocked on

AL.COM - 2018-10-19 16:34:41

Second prostitution sting nets nine arrests in North Shelby County - Shelby County Reporter

Abhinav Gautam, 23, of BirminghamBruce Beasley, 53, of McMinnville, TennesseeCharles Herron, 23, of Mountain BrookDamion Simon, 41, of BirminghamDennis Cauch, 41, of Frankfort, KentuckyEdgar Garcia, 34, of Vestavia HillsRobert Jernigan, 33, of BirminghamSamuel Montoya, 21, of BirminghamZyon Bradford

SHELBY REPORTER - 2018-10-19 21:38:52

Fayette County Commission hires two new employees for road crew

The Fayette County Commission hired two new employees for the county road crew during its Oct. 8 meeting. Billy Rodgers was absent from the meeting with all other commissioners present. County Engineer Chris Howell requested that the commissioners approve the hiring of the two new employees, as was


Vehicles pulled from Smith Lake; investigation underway

The Cullman County Sheriff's Office Dive Team, with the assistance of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Marine Division, recovered two vehicles from the Lions Club Landing area of Smith Lake late Thursday.

CULLMAN TIMES - 2018-10-19 15:46:00

West Alabama mom threatened teacher, kicked school resource officer in the chest, authorities say

Hale County District Attorney Michael Jackson said Clayton is charged with third-degree assault on a law enforcement officer, obstructing government operations, resisting arrest, carrying a pistol without a license, possession of a firearm on school property, possession of drug paraphernalia.


No longer involved; we are engaged at the Aberdeen School District

During the last decade, the Aberdeen School District has been under fire about its low test scores and inconsistent teacher rosters due to the trails of conservatorship. The worst was expected, the district would fail. Against the odds, Aberdeen is a resilient city with several corners of well-inten

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-10-20 12:00:00

West Point police seek shoplifting suspect

WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) - West Point police are asking for help identifying an alleged shoplifter.Police say the woman shown in the photos committed the act at Save-A-Lot and at Sunflower.Surveillance photos show the date as October 17.If you have any information, you’re asked to contact Golden Tri


1 arrested, 1 at large after teen killed, 2 injured in Sumiton shooting

SUMITON, Ala. (WIAT) -- UPDATE Oct. 19, 2018 -- The Walker County Sheriff's Office has arrested Dylan Blair; he is charged with murder, two counts attempted murder and burglary in the first degree. He is being held in the Walker County Jail on $75,000 cash bond. UPDATE: It is revealed that the victi

CBS42.COM - 2018-10-20 03:35:50

Alabama football fans: Things to do in Knoxville if you're catching the Tennessee game

Heading to Knoxville this weekend?Alabama fans hope the winning streak against one of its biggest rivals stays intact on the road this weekend.The hometown Tennessee Volunteers hope to shake things up in the SEC and greater college football landscape.Including the game, here's what fans need to know


Task force focuses on crime & drug addiction in Lowndes County - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

“If we don’t come together as a community to help stop this or to alleviate it, we’re going to lose a lot more young people. It’s great to see people from all walks of life, young, old, different professions, to come together as one, to bring our community together on the prevention of prescription


Fayette defeats Cordova in volleyball.

Fayette City Council approves FY2019 budget14 hours 35 minutes agoFormer Berry coach has Headland on winning track14 hours 39 minutes agoFayette County Commission hires two new employees for road crew14 hours agoFMC holds "Pink Party" to fight breast cancer14 hours agoFayette defeats Cordova in voll


Hamilton man killed in car accident

HAMILTON, Miss. (WTVA) - A Hamilton man was killed in a Thursday afternoon traffic accident.The accident happened at approximately 12:18 p.m. at the intersection of Hamilton Road and Highway 45 at the traffic light.Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley identifies the deceased as Charles Adrian Berry, 87


4 from Birmingham charged in south Alabama kidnappings, double murder

Four Birmingham residents, including an 18-year-old arrested earlier this year after he tried to run over two lawmen, have been charged in a double murder in south Alabama. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall on Thursday announced the arrests in connection with the June slayings of Cortez Deez a


CAFB parents jailed for neglect of 7-week-old child

Deputies with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office arrested Carissa Lee Vaccaro and Jordan Cox, both 24 of 4500 Alabama Ave. on Columbus Air Force Base, on Wednesday, according to a LCSO press release.


Hale County mother accused of assaulting school resource officer

"It was a lady and the cops were trying to put her in the cop car and they had her on the ground," she said, "He was just like, what is going on, what happened."

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Autopsy: Alabama councilman shot woman before killing himself

DORA — Preliminary autopsy results in Alabama show a city councilman and part-time police officer fatally shot a woman and then killed himself.News outlets report that authorities have not released a motive in the deaths of 70-year-old John Allen Softley and 30-year-old Monica Jean Graves.More:Montg