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Tuscaloosa PD: Man charged with attempted murder after dragging officer with his car

The suspect, Demetrium Denzel Horton, was being handcuffed when police say he resisted, jumped back in his car and drove. A passenger and one officer were dragged with the car as it drove about 20 yards.

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-09-19 05:24:04

3 arrested after armed homeowner interrupts burglary

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Three Troy residents were arrested early Monday morning and charged in a burglary at a house in Pike County.Craigory Newsome Baker, 24, Khalil Raheem Cummings, 22, and Anthony Tynorris Woods, 18, are charged with first degree burglary.Baker is also charged with receiving stol

WSFA - 2018-09-18 22:41:00

Telehealth brings VA care to Demopolis

“I think this is great for our veterans as well as the community,” said John Merkle, director of the VA Center.

WESTALABAMAWATCHMAN.COM - 2018-09-20 02:38:11

BOE recognizes students, changes in homecoming activities

Now that school is back in session, the Demopolis City Schools Board of Education resumed its monthly recognition of outstanding teachers, staff members, and students.

WESTALABAMAWATCHMAN.COM - 2018-09-20 02:49:58

Police investigate CEFCO shooting, armed robbery

LAUDERDALE, Miss. (WTOK) -Police responded to shots fired inside the CEFCO Convenience Store on Highway 45 North early Tuesday morning.Authorities say the store clerk told them two black males shot out the glass door and stole a pack of cigarettes and a donation jar. No money was stolen from any of

WTOK-TV - 2018-09-18 17:36:00

Montgomery man slashed in the face with box cutter, another charged with assault

Barry Wayne Purnell, 61, remained in the Montgomery County Jail on Tuesday on a $10,000 bond for the second-degree assault charge.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-09-18 18:00:00

Las Vegas Names Team That Is Most-Likely To Beat Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, AL - OCTOBER 26: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide prepares to enter the field with his team prior to facing the Tennessee Volunteers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 26, 2013 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

THESPUN.COM - 2018-09-19 22:17:09

Man who led high-speed chase in Lauderdale County pleads guilty to kidnapping, sexual abuse of girl, 4, in South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to kidnapping a 4-year-old girl from her South Carolina home and sexually assaulting her before she was rescued in Alabama also told investigators he killed his girlfriend days earlier, prosecutors said.

MERIDIAN STAR - 2018-09-18 20:39:00

Woman from Mississippi found dead at truck stop in New Orleans

The store manager, who did not want to be identified, says she received a call from a dispatcher, asking them to conduct a welfare check. They discovered the doors were locked.


Fall Is Coming And These Are The 9 Best Places To See The Changing Leaves In Alabama

Cheaha State Park - Deltagoogle/Leigh IsomCheaha State Park is located atop Cheaha Mountain, which is Alabama's highest natural point. The views from this majestic mountain are spectacular during the fall season. You can visit Cheaha State Park at 19644 Hwy. 281, Delta, AL 36258.

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-09-19 00:00:00

Selma man gets decades in prison for teen girl’s murder

DALLAS COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Three decades in prison. That’s the punishment handed down Monday morning to 27-year old Larry Hunter in a Dallas County courtroom.Ajury convicted Hunter in Mayfor the shooting death of Alexis Hunter, an 'A' student at Selma High School. She was murdered not far from the s


Coast Guard crew will honor Vietnam veterans - The Demopolis Times

The public is invited to attend the event, which will kick-off with a coffee social so they can meet the “true heroes of the Vietnam era”, according to Senior Chief Kyle Norman, the officer in charge of USCGC Wedge.

DEMOPOLIS TIMES - 2018-09-19 18:03:27

The biggest game for Alabama and every other Top 25 team

OK, we've had our fun with the non-conference schedule. Auburn-Washington, LSU-Miami, TCU-Ohio State. But now it's time to really dive into conference play, where postseason spots are won and lost. What's the most important game for each Top 25 team as they jockey for bowl and playoff positioning? L

ESPN - 2018-09-19 13:00:00

Alabama's complete 2019 football schedule

We already knew Alabama would begin next season with a neutral-site game against the Duke Blue Devils in Atlanta. It was also established the Crimson Tide would welcome New Mexico State, Southern Miss and Western Carolina to Bryant-Denny Stadium in 2019. And while the SEC slate was already determine

247SPORTS - 2018-09-18 18:29:58

Woman injured, man arrested in Sunday night shooting

Israel Dillihay was arrested and charged Monday, according to court documents, and is jailed on a $15,000 bond.


23-year-old man killed in Fairfield shooting

Ronnie Deandre Weaver, 23, was shot while standing outside in the 5300 block of Valley Road around 9 p.m.


21-year-old charged with shooting into Montgomery home

According to the arrest affidavit, Wimberly was seen by the victim shooting an unknown firearm into the victim’s home. Two of the projectiles entered into the glass window of the living room, striking the TV, and another came through the outside wall near the front door.



Denzell Charleston, who is listed as a resident of Demopolis but may now reside in Linden, has been charged with Robbery, 1st degree (a felony charge); Attempting to Elude Police, and Assault, 3rddegree.


Australians Alarmed After Needles Repeatedly Found In Strawberries

Late on Monday afternoon, a case also emerged in WesternAustraliawhena man in the town of York, 100 kilometres east of Perth, called police after finding the needle while preparing strawberries for his family.


Mississippi man kills his family in Jackson home

When they arrived on scene, they found a man in a wheelchair just outside the home, and a firearm was near him.