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Several local law enforcement agencies warn against wanted Alabama suspect believed to be armed and dangerous

SAMSON, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Law enforcement agencies in our area are sharing photos of a wanted suspect out of Alabama who is believed to be armed and dangerous. The Alabama State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) sent out a release Saturday after a woman died from what is believed to be a gunshot wound.


Alabama woman who fatally stabbed boyfriend denied case review

Vegas Contorno, of Autauga, who was convicted of manslaughter in 2017 for fatally stabbing her boyfriend, was denied by the Alabama Supreme Court to review her conviction. Contorno’s attorneys have been fighting through appeals court since 2017.


Up to 8 inches of rain possible in parts of Alabama next week

The forecast hasn't changed much: Parts of Alabama are in line to get a lot of rain. Possibly as much as 8 inches in spots through next week. The National Weather Service on Saturday continued to highlight the potential for flooding by next week -- both in urban areas and near rivers.


Alabama Supreme Court Grants Attorney General Steve Marshall's Request to Stay

Montgomery, AL - Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Friday that the Alabama Supreme Court has granted the State of Alabama’s motion to stay a recent Jefferson County Circuit Court judgment that declared the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017 to be unconstitutional.


Illinois police kill gunman in workplace shooting that left five others dead, including Alabama native

Five victims of the mass shooting at an Illinois manufacturing business have died, Aurora Chief of Police Kristen Ziman told reporters Friday evening. North Alabama native Josh Pinkard was one of the people that was shot during the incident. Family members confirmed that Josh Pinkerton died from his


Alabama officer shot; person of interest sought

AUBURN, Ala. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Alabama authorities have released the photo of man investigators are calling a person of interest in the shooting of an Auburn Police officer. That officer was rushed to the hospital and his condition was not known as of Friday evening as multiple agencies join the man


Meth, cocaine, stolen gun found in DeKalb County traffic stop

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force agents discovered a large amount of illegal narcotics and recovered a stolen firearm during a traffic stop in Powell. An agent conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation on College Road in Powell (near Highway 35) about 10 p.m. Monday


William Shatner, Alabama's Jeff Cook perform at Opry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- William Shatner made his debut performance at the Grand Ole Opry alongside Jeff Cook of Alabama. Shatner and Cook performed the title track from their country album "Why Not Me"on Friday night.


Goodyear to lay off workers this year at Alabama plant

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — A Goodyear official says the tire company is planning layoffs at an Alabama plant. News outlets quote a Goodyear communications manager as saying that the layoffs will happen at the company’s plant in Gadsden. Barbara Hatala said in a statement Tuesday that employees will be lai


Two Arrested Locally on Drug Charges Thursday

A couple of Cherokee County residents were arrested on drug charges on Valentine’s Day. According to information posted on the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office official website, 37 year old Nathan Levi Mayhall, and 32 year old Rebecca Lynn Borders, both of Centre – were each charged with Unlawful Po


Several suspects arrested in multi-agency saturation in Sand Mountain

On Wednesday night, Sand Mountain law enforcement officials executed a saturation operation that resulted in the arrests of several suspects in the Powell and Sylvania areas . This was a joint operation between the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, DeKalb County Drug T


Endangered salamander successfully captured in Bankhead

BANKHEAD NATIONAL FOREST, Ala. – A group of biologists from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alabama Power Company, and USDA Forest Service trapped successfully trapped a Black Warrior Waterdog.


$100K in drugs found during Marshall County traffic stop, deputies say

MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office reports that a traffic stop in the Grant area yielded a drug trafficking bust. Deputies say they noticed a powdery substance on an occupant’s shirt. She was identified as Destiny Nicole McClendon. A narcotics agent was called in.


Man struck, killed by vehicle on Highway 11 in Attalla

A man was struck by a vehicle and killed Friday evening on Alabama Highway 77 in Attalla, according to Attalla Police Chief Dennis Walker. The man's name has not been released because his next of kin has not been notified.


3 arrested after meth, pot found in Scottsboro apartment

Three people face multiple drug charges after the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and Scottsboro Police Department attempted to serve an arrest warrant. Law enforcement from both agencies went to Westchester Apartments in Scottsboro on Wednesday to attempt to serve an outstanding arrest warrant.


Planned Lane Closure on I-59 NB, in St Clair County

Between the St. Clair Springs Exit (MP 156) and the Etowah County Line (MP 175) St. Clair County - Beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, February 18, weather permitting, the Alabama Department of Transportation will close either the right or left lane of I-59 northbound at various locations forClearing andGr


Peek wins area titles as player, coach for CHS

Crossville varsity boys basketball coach Jake Peek’s maternal grandfather, Tommy Griffin, helped build the old CHS gym, which opened in 1951. Tommy was also a member of the 1951-52 squad, the first to play in the facility.


Repairs to soon begin to Marshall County roadway damaged by Christmas Day 2015 flooding

GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A road in Marshall County that washed out during a Christmas Day flood more than three years ago is finally getting repaired. The county commission approved the nearly 280-thousand dollar grant this week to make the repairs on Aldridge Gap Road happen.


Northwest Regional high school basketball results

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A number of high school basketball teams from the Tennessee Valley are competing in post-season play at Jacksonville State University. [READ MORE: Northeast Regional high school basketball results]


Chuck E. Cheese denies ‘conspiracy theory’ that it serves customers recycled pizza

Chuck E. Cheese is denying a conspiracy theory that it recycles its pizza to customers. A viral video posted Monday claims the restaurant collects uneaten slices and puts them together as a new pizza. The video was posted by Shane Dawson, who has over 20 million YouTube subscribers.