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Decatur man gets life sentence for rape
DECATUR, AL (WAFF) - A 34-year-old Decatur man learned his fate after being found guilty of burglary and raping a 74-year-old woman. Donnie Lloyd Jones got two consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole for the crimes he committed in 2015.
Sen. Doug Jones Says Farmers Scared by Trump’s Tariffs
Democratic Sen. Doug Jones says President Donald Trump’s talk of tariffs is sparking questions and anxiety back home in Alabama, including from soybean farmers who are “scared to death.”
Netflix: What’s coming and going in January
(RNN) - A pair of characters Harrison Ford helped make iconic are among the offerings coming to Netflix in January - even though someone else took over one of the roles. The four movies in the Indiana Jones series will arrive Jan. 1. Also coming is "Solo: A Star Wars Story" on Jan. 9, a prequel feat
Senator Jones on Senate Armed Services Committee
U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala) has been appointed to sit on the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, an important position, considering the number of active, reserve and retired military personnel in Alabama.
Coosa County sawmill set for expansion
COOSA COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Deep in the woods of Coosa County, lots of wood is being carved up, picked up and splintered. You think it’s busy now? Wait until this time next year; a high-tech sawmill will be added thanks to an $18 million expansion by Central Alabama Wood Products.
Was Alabama election shocker one year ago the biggest upset under Trump?
One year ago today, Democrat Doug Jones pulled off a stunning victory and defeated Republican Roy Moore in Alabama’s special Senate election by a razor-thin 1.5 percentage points.
Single car crash claims life in Selma
Dallas County Al. (WIAT) -- A single-vehicle crash at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, claimed the life of a pedestrian. Adrian Jay Stubbs, 50, of Selma was killed when he was struck by a 2014 Buick Verano. Stubbs was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Buick was not injured. The crash occurre
Selma Man Hit & Killed by Car
Alabama State Troopers say a Selma man was hit by a car and killed Friday afternoon. The victim is identified as 50 year old Adrian Jay Stubbs. He was struck by a car on Dallas County 37 about nine miles North of Selma Friday afternoon at 1:30. No charges so far as State Troopers continue their inve
Selma man dies after being struck by vehicle in Dallas County
A Selma man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while he was walking on a county road north of Selma on Friday afternoon, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said in a news release.
Alabama: Krystal Hancock identified as woman killed in attempted murder suicide, shot by Ben Allen
A woman in Baldwin County Alabama was killed Wednesday evening after being involved in an alleged murder-suicide attempt. Authorities have now identified the woman as Krystal Rose Renee Hancock.
On this day in Alabama history: Deadly tornado struck Tuscaloosa
A strong EF4 tornado hit communities south and east of Tuscaloosa on Dec. 16, 2000, claiming 11 lives and injuring more than 125 others. It was the strongest tornado to hit Alabama in December since 1950 and part of a tornado outbreak that took place across the Southeastern United States from Missis
State Sen. Gerald Allen to renew push to end Alabama’s gun permit requirement
During an interview on this week’s broadcast of Alabama Public Television’s “Capitol Journal,” State Sen. Gerald Allen (R-Tuscaloosa) confirmed he was revamping an effort to end a requirement for citizens to have a permit to own a gun in the state of Alabama.
Alabama teen missing for over a month spotted getting into RV in Georgia
LAGRANGE, Ga. — Police in west Georgia believe they may have spotted a missing teen not seen since October. Darren Earles vanished after leaving Valley High School in Valley, Alabama on Oct. 25. However, on Saturday just before 1 p.m., Earles was seen getting into an RV at the LaGrange, Georgia Walm
Teen charged with attempted rape at Prattville High School
Prattville police have arrested an 18-year-old in connection with an alleged sexual assault at Prattville High School after school hours on Thursday, police said in a news release.
Sexual assault reported at Prattville High
PRATTVILLE — Police are investigating a sexual assault at Prattville High School. The report was made Thursday, said Capt. David Fowler., commander of the Prattville Police Department's patrol division. The alleged assault occurred at the school after class hours, he said. LaDarius Jamon Starks, 18,
County Commission denies probate office use of meeting chambers
Marengo County Probate Judge Laurie Hall implored the members of the County Commission Tuesday to be able to use the commission chambers for hearings. Several of the commissioners were obviously reluctant to cede use of their space to Hall for a few hours two to three days a week and peppered her wi
Defendants in Prattville barbershop murders on the fast track to trial
PRATTVILLE, AL (WSFA) - The capital murder suspects charged in the Prattville barbershop murders are now on the fast-track to trial. Defendants Marty Morgan, 37, and Keon Cain, 20, are indicted on capital murder counts for reportedly shooting three people to death and nearly killing another at a bar
Suspect charged with capital murder
A suspect was arrested Thursday for capital murder in a two-year-old case. Courtney Williams was arrested on the Grand Jury Capias Warrant in connection with the murder of Jamarius Deonta Fails on Oct. 16, 2017, according to Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson.
Teens as young as 14 arrested in Millbrook home invasion
MILLBROOK — Three boys have been arrested in connection with a Millbrook home invasion. Two 15-year-old and a 14-year-old are charged with four counts of robbery, four counts of kidnapping and one count of burglary each, said Police Chief P.K. Johnson. Their names were not released due to their age.
Alabama attorney general taking over case of black man killed by police officer
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The investigation of the fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer inside Alabama's largest shopping mall is now in the hands of the state attorney general, he announced Thursday.