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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.


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


Kidnapping leads to arrest a Coffee County man and his father

Coffee County officials arrested two county residents Wednesday night, April 10, in conjunction with a kidnapping reported earlier in the day. According to Coffee County Chief Deputy R.W. Whitworth, officials received a call around 9 a.m. last Wednesday morning that a female had been kidnapped at gu


Alabama Senate committee passes lottery bill

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A lottery proposal has cleared its first hurdle in the Alabama Legislature. The Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee on Tuesday voted 6-5 to advance the bill by Republican Sen. Greg Albritton of Atmore.


ALERT: Coffee County Sheriff's Office requests help in finding missing juvenile

NEW BROCKTON, Ala. (WDHN) — The Coffee County Sheriff's Office needs the public's help in finding a "missing/runaway" juvenile from New Brockton. The family of Johnathan Helton, pictured above, reported him missing Monday.


AIDS Alabama Dining Out For Life

Dining Out For Life® is an annual fundraising event that takes place in over 60 cities throughout North America in order to raise money for AIDS service organizations. AIDS Alabama produces this event each April with help of generous volunteers, corporate sponsors, and restaurants. More than 50 loca


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


Coffee County E911 provides VoIP updates

Coffee County E911 Coordinator Marvin McIlwain provided an update regarding calls made to 911 using voice-over internet protocol, or VoIP at the Coffee County Commission’s regular meeting on March 25.


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.


Jack’s set to open Monday

When the doors open at 5 a.m. on Monday, the biscuit maker will have already been there for a while making scratch-made buttermilk biscuits for the restaurant’s new guests. Jack’s is happy to now call the people of Eufaula family.


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


Calling all carbs: Alabama thief spreads hamburger buns in restaurant parking lot

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A thief broke into an Alabama restaurant Tuesday morning, but he left the dough in the parking lot. The thief covered the parking lot of a Rally’s in southwest Birmingham with old hamburger buns, AL.com reported. The buns were moldy and smashed, prompting one observer to note, “Th


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


Surprising place Alabama lands on list of states that give the most speeding tickets

There’s nothing fun about getting a speeding ticket. As it turns out, however, your chances of getting a citation for driving too fast in Alabama are less than almost anywhere else in the U.S.


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


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.


Sheriff warns of ‘scam calls’ in county

NEW BROCKTON -- Coffee County Sheriff Dave Sutton gave a special address to the Coffee County Commission during its Monday morning meeting to warn residents about scam calls that have been occurring over the last few weeks.


Alabama lottery bill barely clears first hurdle

A bill to allow people to vote on whether to establish a lottery in Alabama cleared its first hurdle today in the Legislature. The Senate Tourism Committee approved the bill by Sen. Greg Albritton, R-Atmore, on a 6-5 vote.


Grissett bound to grand jury, bond reduction denied

A Coffee County man charged with murder is bound to the grand jury and his request for bond reduction denied. Joey Grissett, 46, of Coffee Springs was bound over to the grand jury after an hour and one half hearing before District Judge Chris Kaminski in Enterprise April 23.


Ozark possibly becoming US Navy's next-gen helicopter training assembly location

Ozark, Ala. (WDHN) — The City of Ozark is giving its support to Bell Helicopter as it competes against overseas manufacturers in a training helicopter competition. According to a press release from Gov. Kay Ivey, should Bell's 407GXi helicopter be selected for the U.S. Navy's helicopter training pro