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Missing Alabama woman found alive in car days after disappearance

ALABAMA (ABC News) - A missing woman has been found alive in her wrecked car five days after she was last seen in south Alabama. Authorities say a passer-by noticed a car that was mostly hidden by brush in a ditch off a road Monday.


Death penalty sought in Dekalb County murder of young girl

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — There’s been a new development in the case of a DeKalb County man accused of abducting and killing an 11-year-old girl. Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against Christopher Madison.


Alabama sets execution for man convicted in 1997 quadruple killing in Pelham

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama has scheduled a lethal injection for a man convicted in the 1997 deaths of four people, including two young girls, in Pelham. The Alabama Supreme Court set a May 16 execution date for Michael Brandon Samra.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Significant Weather Advisory For Dekalb County Until 9:30 PM CDT

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR DEKALB COUNTY UNTIL 930 PM CDT…. At 838 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along. a line extending from near Fyffe to near Tabor Road. Movement was.


2 Alabama corrections officers arrested on drug charges

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Two corrections officers in south Alabama have been arrested on drug charges. According to the Alabama Department of Corrections, 25-year-old Darryl Jerome Bradley was arrested over the weekend for attempting to smuggle illegal contraband into Station Correction Facility in Elmore


Alabama lottery bill advances to Senate

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - An Alabama lottery proposal is one step closer to reality. Tuesday, the Alabama Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee voted 6-5 to pass the legislation out of committee.


Mama June Allegedly Living Out of Alabama Hotel Rooms in Wake of Crack Cocaine Arrest

Following her arrest last month for crack cocaine possession, Mama June Shannon and boyfriend Geno Doak have reportedly been living out of Alabama hotel rooms as they await next steps in their case.


Alabama men spot elderly woman eating alone, and invite her to join them

OXFORD, Ala. (WKRG) - Three men eating in an Oxford, Alabama restaurant went out of their way to make the night of an older lady. Jamario Howard posted about it on his Facebook page. He said he and two friends, JaMychol Baker and Tae Knight, were at a reastaurant called Brad's when they noticed the


Alabama grants 216 hemp licenses: Here’s the county-by-county list

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries has granted more than 200 licenses for growers of industrial hemp, the agency announced. The licenses cover 152 growers, 59 processors and five universities, covering the growth, cultivation, processing and research of the plant.


Alabama’s Coach Saban undergoes hip replacement surgery

Alabama coach Nick Saban has undergone hip replacement surgery. Dr. Lyle Cain said Monday the 67-year-old Saban is expected to make a full recovery and “should be able to return to work in the very new future.” Cain says the right hip replacement was “robotic assisted” at Andrews Sports Medicine, wi


Bill to repeal Alabama pistol permit requirement shot down in committee

An Alabama Senate committee today voted down a bill to repeal the requirement for a permit to carry a concealed handgun or a loaded handgun in a vehicle. The Senate Tourism Committee voted 6-5 against the bill by Sen. Gerald Allen, R-Tuscaloosa.


Alabama experiences another earthquake

GREENE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) - Another earthquake has been reported in Alabama. This time, the USGS reported a 2.6 magnitude earthquake in Greene County, AL at 4:03 AM Tuesday. According the the Alabama EMA, "this region has a history of small earthquakes. Shaking from this small magnitude is not asso


Everyone can now have their own sweet home in Alabama

Now that it’s 2019, no longer does the term “Sweet Home Alabama” have to be just a famous Lynyrd Skynyrd song, or a Reese Witherspoon romantic comedy. That’s because anyone who has always wanted to own a home of their own in Alabama now has a new tool to help them do that for the first time, or even


Man dies after vehicle hits horse in northeast Alabama

A man was killed after his vehicle hit a horse on a northeast Alabama roadway early this morning, authorities said. Aaron Wayne West died in the crash on Jackson County 92, said state trooper spokesman Curtis Summerville. West, 28, was from the Higdon community in Jackson County.


Spice-related overdoses on the rise in Alabama - again; feds warn about ‘disturbing’ trend

Federal authorities said they’re seeing a spike in spice-related overdoses in northern Alabama and want to get out the word before it hits the 2015 levels that sent hundreds to the hospital.


Seven Arrested on Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance Charges Monday

Seven was far from a lucky number for those swept up by Cherokee County authorities on a list of controlled substance crimes on Monday. Caitlin Nicole Ward, age 32; Hazel Pauline Burgess, age 58; Carl Lewis Cramer age 34; Jason Lee Ledbetter, 43; Jeffrey Patrick Harvey, age 33; Jennifer Kay Tierce,


Breaking out in Boaz | Outside the comfort zone with top citizen Kelly Adams

It’s hard to believe she used to be so shy. As a young girl, Kelly Adams could be found quietly hiding behind her parents’ legs, anxiously keeping her distance from meeting too many new people. The Boaz Area Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year said her parents would be amazed at how she’s change


Albertville teacher dies | Aggies mourn loss of Aycock

Wendy Aycock, a beloved teacher at Albertville High School, died Monday night after she passed unexpectedly. Aycock, 44, was the school’s library media specialist and had worked with Albertville City Schools “for decades,” Albertville Superintendent Dr. Boyd English said. He said she would be greatl


Marshall County Sheriff's Office installing new security cameras

More improvements are coming to the Marshall County Sheriff's Office. Much of the security equipment at the Marshall County Jail is still outdated. Right now, they're installing all new cameras in and outside of the jail.