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'He was supposed to be his best friend': Family horrified by teen's shooting death

Before he was gunned down, the one thing 17-year-old Brandon Thornton wanted to do was graduate high school. "I guess he graduated to wings instead of graduating Grissom," said the Huntsville teen's aunt Tammy Lynn Thornton. "He wanted to prove to everyone he could graduate and go to college." Brand

AL.COM - 2018-01-19 17:24:35

Florence elderly couple killed in head-on crash

A two-vehicle crash claimed the lives of a Florence husband and wife on Monday afternoon. Alabama State Troopers say the victim was a passenger in a 2017 Toyota RAV4 that was struck head-on by another vehicle. It happened shortly after 3:30 p.m. Monday on Alabama 20 near CR-228 in Lauderdale County.

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Police accused of torture, slicing man's shoes while he wore them

CHICAGO (WBBM/CNN) - A man who spent 21 years in prison for a double murder is set to walk free Friday, after it was ruled there was credible evidence he was tortured during his interrogation. Jamie Hauad is about to be a free man. He was 17 years old when he was convicted of the May 1997 double mur

WAFF - 2018-01-19 14:26:39

Authorities: Tip leads to discovery of cocaine, Xanax bars

TUSCUMBIA - A tip on the possibility of someone bringing drugs through Colbert County has resulted in the arrest of a Russellville man. Authorities said William Jamar Mitchell, 30, Ridgecrest Plaza Apartments, Russellville, is charged with unlawful possession with intent to distribute cocaine, unlaw

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-19 16:13:00

Lauderdale man indicted for using checks, debit card

FLORENCE - A Lauderdale County man remains in jail after he was arrested on a grand jury indictment for taking a checkbook and debit card from a family member. Reports indicate Brandon Michael Moore, 32, 8935 Lauderdale 15, Florence, is charged with fraudulent use of a credit card, second-degree the

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-19 15:55:00

Athens woman facing 19 charges over forged prescriptions

An Athens woman is facing 19 charges, including forgery, false Medicaid claims, trafficking in stolen identities and drug possession, records show. Angel Monzell Wilson, 41, of 27386 Ed Ray Road, was arrested Wednesday on nine counts of second-degree forgery, eight counts of making false Medicaid cl

NEWS-COURIER - 2018-01-19 00:15:00

Lawrence County man faces child abuse and neglect

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. - Authorities said a 2-year-old girl is in the custody of child services after she was found with her parents living in a metal shed without any water or electricity. "It's amazing they were living in these kind of conditions," said Capt. Adam Brewer, of the Lawrence County Sheri

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-19 06:00:00

Tennessee shooting death under investigation

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. - The Lawrence County Sheriff's Department is continuing its investigation into the shooting death of a Leoma man. Capt. Adam Brewer of the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office said the shooting was discovered Tuesday evening at a residence on Annette Lane, in Leoma. Reports indicate

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-18 21:56:00

Duo charged in Greenville store hold-up

Michael Lamont Jones, left, and India Vance, right (Source: Greenville Police Dept.) GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) - Police say a man and a woman are charged in an armed robbery at a Greenville convenience store. Greenville Police Department said on the agency's official Facebook page that officers work

WSPA.COM - 2018-01-18 15:40:15

Free wildlife show planned this weekend in Greenville

Picture From: Wildlife Geeks (WSPA)-A Greenville-based wildlife organization will have a free animal show this weekend at Cabela's on Woodruff Road. According to the retailer, Wildlife Geeks is a local nonprofit whose mission is to educate our youth about animals and conservation. They teach audie

WSPA.COM - 2018-01-19 10:55:14

Missing man accused of child sex crimes found in McDowell Co.

John Wesley Conner McDowell Co., NC (WSPA) - McDowell Co. deputies say they have found a missing man accused of inappropriate sexual contact with a young girl. John Wesley Conner, 50, of Mountain Hemlock Drive in Marion is charged with three counts of taking indecent liberties with a child and one

WSPA.COM - 2018-01-19 15:32:00

More than $1M in stolen items sold at Greenville business

GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) - Hundreds of stolen items were recovered from a Greenville business by Greenville County Sheriff's Office and U.S. Secret Service agents during a raid, Wednesday. According to the Greenville County Sheriff's office, deputies along with the Secret Service executed a warrant at

WSPA.COM - 2018-01-18 21:59:26

Meth lab found at shooting scene in Gray Court, suspect on the run

Andrew Christopher Eaton GRAY COURT, SC (WSPA) - Deputies say they found a meth lab at a shooting scene and the shooter is on the run, according to the Laurens Co. Sheriff's Office. Deputies say they got a call from Hillcrest hospital about a gunshot victim on Jan. 16 around 3:40 p.m. The victim

WSPA.COM - 2018-01-18 21:32:46

Feds: Greenville electronics store was selling tech stolen from - FOX Carolina 21

After an investigation, authorities said search warrants were served at a Greenville electronics resale business on Wednesday. Secret Service agent Thomas Griffin said approximately six months earlier, the Greenville County Sheriff's Office was notified of a possible fencing operation at Reboot on N

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-01-18 22:07:00

Release: Deputies seek shooter, find meth lab in Laurens County

While trying to find a man wanted in connection with a shooting, Laurens County deputies came across a meth lab at the location of the shooting, according to the Laurens County Sheriff's Office. At about 3:40 p.m. Tuesday, deputies were called to Hillcrest Hospital, where a man was being treated for

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 22:01:00

Easley police investigating after one person shot in pickup truck

Easley police said they are investigating a shooting that injured one person Thursday night. Police said the shooting happened around 9 p.m. outside the Dream Center of Pickens County on Hillcrest Drive. Police said multiple shots were fired into a pickup truck. The driver was shot in the foot but w

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-01-19 18:07:00

Ozone Park man gets locked up for sexually assaulting and taking x-rated pictures of teen girl

An Ozone Park man will be spending up to the next eight years behind bars for sexually abusing and taking x-rated pictures of a 14-year-old girl nearly two years ago. According to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, Robert Pou, 54, of 101st Avenue pleaded guilty back in November of 2017 to us

QNS.COM - 2018-01-19 20:30:02

NYPD cops left my elderly mom to die in a fire

Ethel Davis, of Rockaway Beach, Queens, who suffered from dementia, was lying in her 12th-floor bedroom last Friday morning, singing gospel music, when officers came to the front door. "You gotta get the f-k outta here now!" one of the cops told Davis' daughter, Marcia. "You can't stay, you have to

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-19 03:54:03

Queens man who stole Douglaston tortoise 'Millennium' sentenced to six months at Rikers

The East Elmhurst man who stole a beloved tortoise from his Douglaston enclosure this past summer will spend six months behind bars, prosecutors announced. Shawn Waters, 37, of 103rd Street pleaded guilty in December to fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, according to Queens Distric

QNS.COM - 2018-01-19 19:00:11

Village Cheese Merchant opens in Rockville Centre

Village Cheese Merchant, new in Rockville Centre, stocks more than 40 cheeses. Photo Credit: Newsday / Erica Marcus New-wave burgers, Neapolitan pizza, Spanish tapas, Ipswich clams, high tea - Rockville Centre has it all. Except, noted longtime resident Chris O'Mara, a cheese shop. And so, on Dec.

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-18 15:00:00