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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
Cullman woman, Arab man charged with capital murder in death of Birmingham couple
The Tribune's Birmingham news partner, WVTM13, reported late Tuesday night that Zachary Taylor Phillips, 23, and Kristen Leigh Gullion, 30, are each charged with capital murder and burglary in the Aug. 2 slayings of 68-year-old Joe Holt and his wife, 67-year-old Mary Holt.
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
Inmates escaped Marshall County jail through ventilation system, sheriff says
Brian Eugene White, Benjamin Justin Cameron, Baldemar Davila, Damon Blade Dempsey and Adam Bouchelhi Dean escaped sometime between 5:30-5:45 a.m., according to the sheriff's office.
North Alabama man pleads guilty to 'horrific' sex abuse of 4 young girls
Wesley Newman, of Arab, pleaded guilty to five counts of first-degree sodomy, one count of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12, and two counts of first-degree sexual abuse. His plea came as jury selection was to begin in his trial, said Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey.
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.
Alabama Pastor Says He's Going to Stand His Ground If Truck Is Vandalized With Racist Graffiti..Again
Screenshot: YouTubeA pastor in Gadsden, Ala., is fed up with racists after his truck was vandalized with racist graffiti, and says the next time it happens, he’s going to “stand his ground”.Pastor K. Solomon Williams, a preacher at Piedmont’s Mount Pleasant CME Church, woke up on Sunday and saw that
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
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.
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.
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.
Anniston man involved in death of woman, arrested, authorities say
An Anniston man has been arrested for his involvement in the death of Cheyenne Humphries, 22, of Attalla, Sheriff Todd Entrekin said.
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.
Pastor targeted with racist vandalism
Reverend K. Solomon Williams and his family woke up Sunday to find the windows in his pickup truck smashed in, the tires slashed, and a hose strung into the passenger side of the vehicle filling it with water.
Work behind MSMF was amazing
The one thing that amazed me about theMain Street Music Festivalwas that it was here today and gone tomorrow — by that I mean all of the infrastructure that put it in place.There was a lot of hard work that went into getting the festival area prepared for the big weekend. Passing along Main Street o
Lawn equipment replaced after stolen from Gadsden children
GADSDEN, Ala. — Lawn equipment were replaced around noon Sunday after they were stolen from four Gadsden siblings who participated inthe 50 Yard Challenge, according to the founder of the Raising Men Lawn Care Service.
Boaz police chase suspect arrested in Albertville
Albertville police said they responded to a burglary call on Turnpike Road just after 8 a.m. Friday and found Jeremy Sonny Lee Kimbrell, 38, asleep in a lake house near a private lake.
Newman Technology celebrates five years in Albertville
Gov. Kay Ivey came to Albertville to give her “stamp of approval” to Newman Technology at its fifth anniversary celebration on Friday.Jeff Thomas, Newman Technology plant manager in Albertville, said this was a celebration that was five years in the making.“We broke ground here in 2012 and we starte
Motorcycle crash kills Russellville man
LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. - This morning at 8:30 police were called about a motorcycle that crashed on AL. 33 near CR 31, which is 3 miles north of Moulton.
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