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Anniston jailer charged with sexual misconduct of inmate, fired from job

A former Anniston jailer is behind bars and accused of sexual misconduct with a city inmate. Anniston police on Tuesday announced the arrest of Jonathan Common. He is 28, and was immediately fired. Chief Shane Denham said investigators were notified Monday about the possible wrongdoing. They have no

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 15:50:39

Frozen still: Sub-freezing temps, ice, snow lock region down

Schools and businesses across Calhoun County are closed this morning, as a light snow overnight - combined with unusually cold weather this morning - made roads impassable. "Travel is discouraged," said Myles Chamblee, a spokesman for the Calhoun County Emergency Management Agency. "Stay home and wa

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-01-17 14:16:00

All roads in six Calhoun County cities closed due to icy conditions

According to the Calhoun County EMA, all roads in six cities are closed to icy conditions. Roads have been completely closed in Jacksonville, Piedmont, Weaver, Anniston, and Oxford cities. Authorities are urging drivers to remain inside, as road conditions throughout Calhoun County are hazardous. Ac

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-01-16 21:32:21

Death at Cherokee car lot under investigation

Cherokee County authorities gathered Tuesday at Joseph Family Motors, investigating a death that occurred at the business on Cedar Bluff Road, according to Sheriff Jeff Shaver. The identify of the deceased had not been released, and Shaver said Tuesday afternoon that limited details could be made pu

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-01-16 20:54:27

Family of six loses home to fire

Birmingham Fire confirms a family of six is now homeless following a fire at their home on 2800 Dawson Avenue across from Powderly School. Birmingham Fire responded to the scene around 6:30 p.m. Two adults and four children were at home when the fire started. While fire officials say the house is a

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-01-16 19:56:55

Altman Arrest Makes National News

The arrest of former Guntersville football player Jessie Altman on a capital murder charge in Gadsden last week made headlines for several national news organizations. "The New York Post," "Sports Illustrated," "New York Daily News" and "Bleacher Report" were among the national publications that pic

ADVERTISERGLEAM.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Inmate who escaped in Baldwin County found in DeKalb County

Days after escaping from a Baldwin County work release center, an inmate has been recaptured. According to information released Monday by the Alabama Department of Corrections, DeKalb County deputies took Jonah Andrew Salers, 23, into custody early Sunday evening. The had found him in a stolen vehic

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 14:14:52

Prison escapee from Etowah County recaptured

A state inmate who escaped Jan. 10 from the Loxley Work Release Center in Baldwin County has been recaptured. Jonah Andrew Salers, 23, was taken into custody by DeKalb County Sheriff's deputies about 6:30 p.m Deputies found Salers in a stolen vehicle on County Road 328 in Albertville. He was arreste

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-01-16 20:52:22

Bond denied for man charged with attempted murder

A 36-year-old Orangeburg man remains in jail on a charge of attempted murder and possession of a weapon by a violent felon. A magistrate denied bond for Dewhite Davis of 476 Sunnyside St., who was arrested by Orangeburg Department of Public Safety officers early Monday morning. According to warrants

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-17 04:30:00

Man steals vehicle at gas station

Someone stole an Orangeburg man's vehicle from the Sunoco gas station parking lot at 1:25 p.m. on Sunday. Officers responded to the gas station, located at 1111 Boulevard St., after the man called to report that his 2011 Kia Sorento was missing. He said he had left the vehicle running and while he w

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-17 05:00:00

Woman faces 15 years in prison on drug charges

A 33-year-old Orangeburg woman could go to prison for 15 years if she's convicted on the six drug charges she's facing. Orangeburg Department of Public Safety officers arrested Crystal Lynn Poehmel of 1902 Gramling Road on Friday at the Dollar General at 1730 Russell St., where she was allegedly cau

TIMES AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-17 05:00:00

Former Richmond County coroner released from federal prison

Augusta, Ga (WJBF) - Former Richmond County coroner, Grover Tuten has been released from a federal prison in Florida. He is now in a halfway house and is set to be released in May. Tuten was sentenced to federal prison in 2015 after he pleaded guilty to stealing money and other items from the dead.

WJBF.COM - 2018-01-16 11:19:09

Barnwell man killed in one-car collision Sunday morning

A Barnwell County man died Sunday morning after a motor vehicle collision. Collin Carroll, 21, who resided on Patterson Mill Road in Barnwell, was pronounced dead at about 2:45 a.m. from injuries received in a one-car motor vehicle collision in which the vehicle rolled over, according to a news rele


Kim Kardashian West rejects baby photo deals

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West have turned down offers of $5 million for the first photos of their baby daughter. The 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' star and her rapper husband welcomed their third child into the world via surrogate on Monday (15.01.18) but "immediately rejected" approaches f

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-01-17 15:00:00

Police report -1-17-18; Someone reported being harassed via social media.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court sys

STATESBORO HERALD - 2018-01-17 00:42:16

4 law officers shot in South Carolina, 1 critically hurt

Three deputies and one police officer were shot and wounded in northern South Carolina early Tuesday. State police say a suspect was also wounded. The wounded officers were taken to a hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Jan. 16) Cars are parked at a home in York, S.C. on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018,

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 20:20:29

Cape Coral, Fort Myers teen pair arrested for shooting in south Fort Myers on Sunday

Two Lee County teens have been arrested as suspects in a shooting on Broadhurst Loop in South Fort Myers on Sunday that resulted in a male victim being wounded twice. Treyvon Carter, 16, of Cape Coral, and Keevon Clark, 18, of Fort Myers, remain in the Lee County Jail and charged with robbery. Cart

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-01-16 22:08:59

Video shows woman accused of Cape Coral hit-and-run evading good Samaritan

New dash-cam video shows the moments a North Fort Myers woman accused of hitting an 8-year-old boy on a scooter attempted to evade a good Samaritan. Laura Ashley Wood, 30, of North Fort Myers, is facing multiple charges including three counts of hit-and-run, reckless driving and driving with a suspe

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 02:58:20

Fresh Market abandons plans for Coralwood Center store in Cape Coral

The Fresh Market had planned a new location at Coralwood Center off Del Prado Boulevard in Cape Coral. The grocery store company announced the project has indefinitely been put on hold. David Dorsey The Fresh Market, which had spent the bulk of 2017 renovating the former K-Mart location at Coralwoo

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-01-17 17:20:56

Child struck by car in Cape Coral, driver flees the scene

A trauma alert was issued for a young child after police say he was struck by a car in Cape Coral. The incident happened in the area of 1121 NE 9th Street. The child suffered a broken arm and was transported to a local hospital, according to authorities. They do not appear to be life-threatening. Th

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-01-15 20:00:36