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Man charged with murder in Huntsville

According to authorities, Walker was shot on Jan. 26 at an apartment complex in the Rime Village area. Officials said, Walker was in a crowd of people in a parking lot when shots were fired. Walker later died as a result of his injuries. Evans is being held in the Morgan County Jail.

WAAY-TV - 2018-03-23 23:13:00

Suspect indicted in 105-mph DUI crash that killed woman, records state

A Huntsville man has been indicted in a fiery high-speed crash that left a local woman dead. Cedric Dewayne Toler is accused of driving under the influence of drugs when his 2000 Lincoln Towncar ran off U.S. 72 on Oct. 17, 2016, court records show. Passenger Ashley Diane White died in the crash. She

AL.COM - 2018-03-23 13:18:36

Huntsville bomb squad responds to ticking package in Madison

Investigators with the Madison police say around 4:30 a.m. on Friday U.S. Post Office employees notified police that a package at the post office had a ticking sound. Investigators say officers arrived on scene and heard the ticking sound as well. The Huntsville Police Department bomb squad was call

WAFF - 2018-03-23 13:41:56

Person in the hospital after shooting in Decatur

Police said, one person was shot and believe this person has non-life threatening injuries. The victim was transported to Huntsville Hospital. There is no more information at this time. Police said, one person was shot and believe this person has non-life threatening injuries. The victim wa

WAAY-TV - 2018-03-23 21:07:00

UPDATE: Decatur police identify victim of shooting at The Willows

Decatur police are investigating a shooting this afternoon at The Willows apartments, 1242 Beltline Road S.W., according to police spokeswoman Emily Long. One person, 25-year-old Terence Cortez Wallace, was shot, and was taken to Huntsville Hospital, Long said. Wallace's condition was not available

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-03-23 18:52:00

One person injured in shooting at Decatur apartment complex

DECATUR, Ala. - Decatur police say a shooting happened at the Willows apartment complex, behind the Captain D's on the Beltline on Friday. Authorities confirmed that one person was shot and transported to Huntsville Hospital. DECATUR, Ala. - Decatur police say a shooting happened at the Willows apar

WHNT-TV - 2018-03-23 19:32:19

Man seriously injured in shooting near downtown Huntsville

Huntsville police say a man was seriously injured in a shooting near downtown Huntsville Thursday night, according to WAFF 48 News. The man was shot in his lower body, police said. The shooting happened in the 2700 block of Barbara Drive N.W., just after 7 p.m. Thursday, police said. Police do not

AL.COM - 2018-03-23 01:29:43

Decatur woman turns herself in to police

Francesca Wagner, 25, of Decatur was arrested after turning herself in for active warrants. According to authorities, in Feb. Wagner cashed two checks at Redstone Federal Credit Union in Decatur where she used a Drivers License as proof of identification. The checks were returned to Redstone Fede

WAAY-TV - 2018-03-22 23:13:00

Huntsville Police Officer charged with DUI, placed on administrative leave

Curtis Mitchell (Image: Huntsville Police) HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Huntsville Police tell us one of their officers has been arrested. Curtis Mitchell faces DUI charges. Investigators say the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency served a warrant on Mitchell this morning stemming from a 'DUI incident" from this

WHNT-TV - 2018-03-22 16:17:19

Man brought back from New Orleans to face capital murder charge in Huntsville

Charles Anthony Mosby, 28, was booked into the Madison County Jail just before 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Mosby is charged with capital murder for the Jan. 28 shooting death of Raemon Ross. Ross was shot at his home on Binford Drive and told officers Mosby and another person knocked on his door with th

WAAY-TV - 2018-03-22 14:32:00

Three arrested on felony drug charges

An ongoing narcotics investigation in the Five Points community resulted in three people being arrested on felony drug charges and a quantity illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia being seized on Monday, March 12, according to a release from the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office. Cody Max Busbey, 30,

MOULTON ADVERTISER - 2018-03-22 14:00:00

Police say possible drug thefts led to multiple shootings into an Athens home

Avery Isaiah Robertson (Photo: Athens Police) ATHENS, Ala. - Athens Police have charged a man with shooting into a residence on 3rd street on two separate occasions. Police received a shots fired call on 3rd Street Wednesday morning around 1 a.m. When they arrived at the home, officers found several

WHNT-TV - 2018-03-23 02:50:58

Madison committee gives update on city growth

Leaders from both the Madison city government and the school system came together Thursday night for an update on city growth. The growth committee, appointed by Mayor Paul Finley, broke down the future growth into three scenarios:Case 1: Current approved projects only plus strategic annexations - T

WAFF - 2018-03-23 03:44:30

Troopers investigating accident that killed Athens man

ATHENS - Alabama troopers continue to investigate a single-vehicle crash on U.S. 72 Wednesday morning that killed an Athens man. Marcus Benton Patterson, 55, was killed when the 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse he was driving left the roadway and overturned, according to troopers. Patterson, who was not wear

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-03-22 13:49:00

Athens man killed in car wreck

Marcus Patterson, 55, was killed when the 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse he was driving ran off the road on U.S. 72 and overturned. According to Alabama State Troopers, Patterson was not wearing a seat belt and he was ejected from the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred six mi

WAAY-TV - 2018-03-22 04:54:00

Woman dead after shooting at West Mobile apartment complex

Officers said a woman was shot at Dickens Ferry Apartments on Dickens Ferry Road near Old Shell Road. The victim was taken to Providence Hospital where she died. Her name has not been released. Police have a suspect in custody but his name has not been released. This story will be updated as more


Madison Police accepting applications for crossing guard position

MADISON, Ala. - There's an opportunity to give back to the students in the Madison community while also earning some money. The police department is looking for a qualified crossing guard for the high schools. It comes with a lot of responsibility. "Making sure children are able to get through cross


NAACP demands answers from Limestone County board, superintendent

Wilbur Woodruff, president of the Limestone County NAACP, leads a peaceful protest Tuesday outside the Limestone County school board office on Jefferson Street in Athens along with speakers Benard Simelton, president of the Alabama State Conference of the NAACP, and Flossie Dawson, a member of the e


Failed tornado sirens in Madison County

WAAY 31 demanded answers from EMA, and we learned that the agency is still millions of dollars away from a lasting solution. Gina Malone works near one a broken tornado siren in Madison County. "We actually have no TV here, so we rely on the sirens," Malone said. The emergency sirens are suppo


Huntsville City Schools Board of Education member might be censured

President of the board, Elisa Ferrell recently submitted documents asking for Hill to be censured based on violations to school board Governance Laws and Personal Conduct Violations. Ferrell told WAAY 31, the district is at risk of losing it's accreditation because of these issues and after a yea