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A Timeline of Events: DA’s office releases more information on triple murder in Guntersville
GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. - Jimmy Spencer remains in the Marshall County Jail, accused ofkilling three peoplein Guntersville last week. Friday, the chief investigator with the Marshall County District Attorney's Office, John Young, released a timeline of events.
Significant Weather Advisory For Southwestern Jackson, Northeastern Marshall, Southeastern Madison And West Central Dekalb Counties Until 8:15 AM CDT
Woodville, or 16 miles southeast of Huntsville, moving east at 35
Florence man charged with murder in connection to deadly stabbing
"We know that there was a verbal altercation that had occurred before, the details of the altercation is something our detectives are investigating," said Holmes.
Investigator: Triple homicide victims were familiar with suspected killer
The chief investigator says Martha Reliford, her neighbor Marie Martin, and Martin's seven-year old great-grandson, Colton Lee, were murdered for money.
1 arrested, 1 hospitalized following late-night shooting in Huntsville
Huntsville Police have a man in custody following a late night shooting in the northwest part of the city.Around 11:06 p.m., investigators said an altercation broke out between two men in the 4200 block of Keith Street.Police said one man pulled a gun in the midst of the argument and fired at the ot
7-year-old boy killed by blunt force trauma in Guntersville triple slaying
Colton Ryan Lee was visiting his great-grandmother, 74-year-old Marie Kitchens Martin, when a man showed up at her Guntersville home, robbed and killed them both, police have said.
New information on Guntersville triple homicide
Officials say Spencer's address to return to after being released from the state prison system was in Birmingham. However, he caught a ride to the Guntersville area where he was homeless, and then living with Martha Reliford.
Vehicle crashes through fence onto Redstone Arsenal
Authorities say a woman was taken to a hospital after her vehicle ran off the road and ended up going through a fence onto Redstone Arsenal Friday morning.The wreck happened around 9:30 a.m. on Zierdt Road.Authorities said the vehicle ran off the road, hit a fire hydrant and went through a fence jus
Missouri boat accident draws comparisons to the Tennessee River’s SCItanic tragedy
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- A Missouri boat accident has several similarities with a boat disaster that happened here in the Tennessee Valley as a result of severe weather. Back in 1984, the SCItanic capsized on the Tennessee River killing 11 people. The National Weather Service later determined a microburs
Limestone County at 'enhanced risk' for severe weather tonight
"It's really hard to say because it depends on timing, what happens this afternoon, how things transpire," said Lauren Nash, NWS meteorologist. "It is possible. We want people to stay aware."
Woman runs to MAPCO gas station after being shot with birdshot in Limestone County
A woman is hospitalized, and a man is in custody following a shooting in north Alabama, authorities said.After the shooting happened on Hatchett Road in Limestone County, the woman ran to a MAPCO station just across the county line in Madison, sheriff's deputies said.UPDATE: Female victim was transp
Autopsy ordered for man killed in shooting
District Attorney Wilson Blaylock said he ordered the autopsy for Joshua Adam White, 35, who died at Huntsville Hospital.
Man dead in suspected drowning in Limestone County
A man is confirmed dead in a suspected drowning today in Limestone County, authorities said.Deputies were called to Douglas Drive and found the man's body, said sheriff's spokesman Stephen Young.Investigators are on the scene.Further details haven't been released.
Huntsville home invasion and killing were captured on video, investigator testifies
Money, marijuana and a cellphone were taken from the Huntsville home of Raemon Ross the night armed men forced their way in and gunned down the 34-year-old, authorities said.
Health Department and Huntsville Hospital look into possible waterborne illness matters
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and Huntsville Hospital are working together on a health investigation. ADPH contacted Huntsville Hospital last week after two persons, in routine reportable disease investigations, were determined to have a waterborne illness. The tw
Funerals held for two Guntersville triple homicide victims, Mulberry Street back open to traffic
Marie Martin and her great-grandson Colton Lee’s funerals were held in Guntersville Thursday. They were found dead at her home on Mulberry Street on Friday. Martin was looking after seven-year-old Colton when police say a man named Jimmy Spencer came into her house and killed them. Police say he als
Family grieves daughter killed by drunk driver
Jalissa Garner, 25, was heading east along Douglas Road north of Huntsville when she washit and killed by Jose Sanchez.
Huntsville first responders conduct emergency response drill at Grissom High School
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Huntsville first responders all geared up and gathered together Wednesday for an emergency response drill. The location was at Grissom High School. The emergency? At first, no one knew.
Five Charged With Promoting Prison Contraband
The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that five jailers have been charged with promoting prison contraband in the wake of the riot in the county jail last week.George Gregory Gass, 29 of Scottsboro; Robert Lindsey, 32 of Joppa; Braxton Pierce Lamb, 20, of Arab; and Javon Cortez, 21, of Arab
Woman accused of trafficking in stolen IDs in Madison
On July 16, officers were called to Walmart over a theft in progress, according to Madison Police Capt. John Stringer. A suspect at the scene was found with forged checks, stolen identities and credit cards illegally possessed. Detectives continued the investigation and, based on probably cause, arr