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OCSO: Crestview Man Sexually Abused Child for Several Years

Okaloosa County, Fla. - A Crestview man is accused of sexually molested a young girl from 1993 to 1996, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2018-08-20 20:32:52

Crestview man arrested on child molestation accusations

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR) —A Crestview man has been arrested on charges he reportedly sexually molested a young girl over a period of time ranging from 1993 to 1996.According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, the victim said 61-year-old Bobby Jelks Wilson started sexually assaulting her wh

WEAR - 2018-08-20 16:23:42

Man struck, killed in Samson hit and run

SAMSON, Ala. (WTVY) --Samson Police and Geneva County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call around midnight Friday to East Lee Street.They found Manuel Caal with serious injuries at the site of the accident. Caal was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.According to investig

WTVY.COM - 2018-08-20 11:09:00

Man faces charges after fatal hit-and-run in Samson

Hill said Rolondo Rax Tiul, from Guatemala, was arrested about 1:58 a.m. Saturday and charged in the case. Tiul was transported to Geneva County Jail.


Deputies: Mobile woman rams ex-boyfriend's SUV and beats him up

Authorities say 31-year-old Sherelle Triplett of Mobile saw her ex-boyfriend and another woman driving on Highway 98 in Destin Saturday afternoon. The sheriff's office says she chased him and rammed his SUV several times when he tried to escape. Authorities say when the ex-boyfriend's SUV would no l

WKRG - 2018-08-20 20:01:21

Victim identified in weekend Enterprise wreck

Enterprise Police say Michael Isaac Townsend, age 36, of Enterprise, AL died around 2:30AM Saturday.

WTVY.COM - 2018-08-20 13:43:00

Special Forces soldier tried to smuggle 40 kilos of cocaine to US from Colombia, report says

EGLIN AFB, Fla. — A 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) soldier has been arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle nearly 90 pounds of cocaine from Colombia into the United States, according to an NBC News report. The report, sourced to two unidentified U.S. defense officials, says Master Sgt. Da

YAHOO! - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

Traffic stop ends in arrest of two Holmes County men

Just after 2 a.m., on August 15th, a Washington County Sheriff’s deputy stopped a vehicle which was traveling at nearly 20 miles per hour over the posted speed limit on Nearing Hills Road.

CHIPLEY BUGLE - 2018-08-20 20:13:57

Republican Rick Scott sends a bilingual message in Florida race: He's not Trump

TAMPA - Florida Gov. Rick Scott steals time every day as he campaigns for the Senate to practice a skill his old friend President Trump once dismissed as a bad Republican habit - speaking in Spanish. "Mi prctica en espanol todos los das es muy importante para mi," he said proudly in early August, a

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-08-19 22:07:04

Man dies in early morning wreck

Man dies in early morning wreckThe vehicle in an early morning wreck was torn into two pieces. The driver, Michael Townsend, was killed in the wreck.


Protest at Roy Moore rally leads to LGBTQ scholarship honoring Alabama woman

A peanut farmer and former state legislator, Mathis was driven by tragedy. His daughter, Patti Sue Mathis, took her own life at age 22, in 1995. Mathis blamed her suicide on the lack of acceptance Patti Sue encountered when she revealed she was a lesbian, a blame he assigned partly to himself.

AL.COM - 2018-08-19 06:00:00

Dog found with carabiner through neck, authorities searching for owner

They say When Animal Control Officers arrived, they noticed the dog, described as a yellow lab, with a carabiner through the skin on its neck with a chain hanging from it.


Man Found Actively Downloading Child Pornography In Defuniak Springs

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. - A man is behind bars after investigators used a search warrant to enter a Defuniak Springs home.In June, investigators with the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force began a proactive undercover online investigation which led them to a home in Defuniak Springs.


Kennedy, Kinston working to catch up

“We are kind of behind the eight-ball a little bit as everybody else had all summer to put stuff in and work on it,” Kennedy said on Wednesday. “We are having to install it (schemes) and then try to work on it as we install it, so I feel like we are little behind everybody right now. But we are work


Aretha believed to have performed at club on Ouida Street

The first thought coming to mind upon learning Aretha Franklin had died Aug. 16, was of a phone call from Wink Rodgers Aug. 16, 1977.

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-08-19 04:30:00

LBW welcomes exchange student through CBYX - The Andalusia Star-News

For the fifth consecutive year, a German student has arrived in Covington County to enroll in classes at LBW Community College through the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) program.“We are very grateful for the community support shown with all our previous students,” said LBWCC President Dr.


Remember when: From gulley to stadium - The Andalusia Star-News

From acaterpillarto abutterfly; from afrogto aprince; fromCinderellato aprincess; from agulleyto astadium! Yes, thegulleyon the east side of town was written about by one of the town’s historians,Sidney Waitswho grew up in the1930sand1940s.“Thesmallgulleywas located in the rear of thenew highschool


Anonymous grandparent turns grief into act of kindness - The Andalusia Star-News

When Jasmine Denson went to pick up the cupcakes she’d ordered for her daughter’s 6th birthday, she got an unexpected surprise.The cupcakes had already been paid for, and the anonymous giver left Denson a note.Madison celebrated her 6th birthday“I did this as an act of kindness,” the note read. “God


Chamber of Commerce President Accused of Stealing $77,000

Crestview, Fla. - The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has charged a former Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce President with stealing more than $77,000 in Chamber funds while serving as both Chamber President and Office Manager, deputies wrote in a news release.


Eufaula has high hopes in Class 6A from ‘town’ atmosphere

Eufaula has been moved up to Class 6A from 5A by the Alabama High School Athletic Association as the state counted the school’s virtual (online) students as part of its enrollment. That hardly strikes fear into Rigby, who often scheduled – and won – against larger programs while he was leading Elba

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-08-19 01:57:00