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More charges against the Dade County chase suspect - WDEF
Third Degree Burglary, 5 counts of Attempted Assault on a Police Officer, Attempted to Elude Law Enforcement, Tampering with Evidence, Reckless Endangerment, several traffic violations and Criminal Littering.
Henager woman now faces charges in Alabama after multi-state car chase
FORT PAYNE, Ala. – A Henagar woman is facing more charges in DeKalb County. This is the case that involved a car chase that ended in Trenton, Georgia with a police officer getting his leg cut off.
Guntersville City Schools on lockdown as authorities search for 3 escaped inmates
MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -All Guntersville City Schools are on lockdown after five inmates escaped the county jail on Tuesday morning. Investigators tell us that the search for the inmates is happening near Guntersville Elementary School.All Marshall County Schools are on a Code Yellow, which is a
Five missing Marshall County inmates back in custody
Five missing inmates from the Marshall County Jail are now in custody.Marshall County Sheriff Scott Walls said as of 2:30 p.m., inmates Benjamin Cameron, Baldemar Davilla, Adam Dean, Damon Dempsey and Brian White were apprehended and placed back in the jail.Walls said Dean and Dempsey were back in c
Silver Creek woman facing assault, obstruction charges
A Silver Creek woman accused of threatening an 83-year-old and fighting with police was in jail Tuesday pending a $3,500 bond.According to Floyd County Jail records:Holly Jena Farr, 55, of 5 Woodview Court in Silver Creek, was arrested about 1 a.m. Tuesday as she was screaming in the face of an elde
Juvenile curfew approved; applies to teens age 16 and under
Rome police will start enforcing an 11 p.m. curfew for unsupervised teens, but Chief Denise Downer-McKinney said they'll get a briefing on how to apply the new ordinance at a training session next week."It is not the intent to stop students going to and from the movies or on errands for their parent
Koch Foods announces $80 million expansion in Gadsden, to hire 200
The expansion, announced at the Gadsden City Council today, involved the City of Gadsden's Economic Development team and Gadsden Industrial Development Authority.
Man Won’t Stay Away From Pay-N-Tote
Michael Gamble, 33, of Northwest Congress Street, was cited for disorderly conduct Friday evening after he failed to stay away from Pay-N-Tote gas station, 106 Ga. 114, in Summerville.
Woman tells investigators she used drugs while pregnant
GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama say a woman who told investigators she used drugs while pregnant has been arrested.News outlets report deputies found a pipe with residue in the vehicle of 25-year-old Felicia Rae Mitchell during a traffic stop. The Attalla woman was initially charged with
Overnight standoff in Gadsden ends with two arrests
Early Tuesday morning, Gadsden police arrived to a home on White Ave. and say a female victim ran from the home without her four children, leaving two suspects inside the home.
Black Alabama pastor plans to invoke 'stand your ground' next time racists graffiti slurs and swastikas on his truck
Birmingham’s WBRC reported that Pastor K. Solomon Williams woke up this past Sunday morning to find his truck covered on three sides with bigoted language and symbols. Williams, who preaches at Mount Pleasant CME Church in Piedmont, AL, told the news station he thinks he knows who did it.
Student arrested after cursing teacher, principal
A Rome High student is charged with felony terroristic threats after allegedly threatening to shoot a teacher in class Monday.According to Floyd County Jail reports:JaCorian TyJuan Heath, 17, of 149 East Thirteenth Street was drawing on his arm in a class when he was instructed by the teacher to sto
2 Alabama cities on list of worst places to raise children
24/7 WallStreetlooked at a number of education, health and safety measures to determine where children face the greatest struggles. The ratings include information on preschool enrollment and high school graduation rates, as well as access to areas for physical activity and violent crime rates.
Counterfeit Money Circulating Around Town
“The manager asked but did not know which employee took it or what time the fake bill was taken. The manager just knows it was passed and taken as a real bill sometime during normal business hours and placed in the petty cash safe. The manager does not believe any of his employees took the bill on p
Police: Man tried to hide drugs in back seat of patrol car
A Rome man arrested on a warrant alleging credit card fraud is facing additional charges after he reportedly tried to hide drugs in the back of a patrol car.According to Floyd County Jail records:Deputies picked up Matthew Allen Wagner, 33, of 14 Franklin St., Saturday on a felony warrant accusing h
Dozens of animals rescued from home in DeKalb County
DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Rainsville Police say at least 50 cats and dogs are being removed from a home on Fortner Street because of inadequate living conditions.Police say a vet clinic alerted authorities about the animals, complaining that they weren’t in good condition when they were brought in.The o
First & Ten Football Edition Coming This Thursday
This week’s edition of The Summerville News will be larger than normal. Our annual First & Ten Football preview edition will be included.The First & Ten edition will be 48-pages. That’s on top of all the other news, lifestyle and editorial coverage in the regular newspaper.
Rome woman accused of taking coins from car faces felony charge
A Rome woman arrested at 1 a.m. Sunday was in jail without bond Sunday night.According to Floyd County jail records:April Mashone Daniel, 44, of 910 Oakland Ave., is accused of taking an estimated $10 in change from a car at the Economy Inn, 1803 Martha Berry Blvd. and giving a fake name when police
Troopers respond to fatal two-vehicle crash in Jackson County
State Troopers said that they responded to a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 10:45 a.m. at the intersection of AL-71 and County Road 88. They confirm that Kenneth Wade Holcomb, 63, of Pisgah, was killed when the Nissan, in which he was a passenger, collided with another vehicle.
Efforts renewed to push back school start dates in Alabama
Labor Day falls on September 3 this year, meaning if the plan was in place, no schools could start before August 20.