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Centre man faces murder charge

A Centre man is in jail on murder and other charges in the death Tuesday of Curtis Junior Bright, 66, according to a press release from Centre Police Chief Kirk Blankenship. Vester Lee Randolph, 51, is charged with murder, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, second-degree possession of ma

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-01-17 21:58:12

Rome Man Hits and Chokes Woman in front of Child

Shaquinne Tyrone Gallimore, 28 of Rome, was arrested this week after he allegedly choked and hit a 22 year-old woman. Reports said that the acts were committed in front of a 3 month old child. Gallimore is charged with aggravated assault, battery, cruelty to children and failure to appear . Shaquinn

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 23:53:23

Anniston jailer charged with sexual misconduct of inmate, fired from job

A former Anniston jailer is behind bars and accused of sexual misconduct with a city inmate. Anniston police on Tuesday announced the arrest of Jonathan Common. He is 28, and was immediately fired. Chief Shane Denham said investigators were notified Monday about the possible wrongdoing. They have no

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 15:50:39

All roads in six Calhoun County cities closed due to icy conditions

According to the Calhoun County EMA, all roads in six cities are closed to icy conditions. Roads have been completely closed in Jacksonville, Piedmont, Weaver, Anniston, and Oxford cities. Authorities are urging drivers to remain inside, as road conditions throughout Calhoun County are hazardous. Ac

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-01-16 21:32:21

Report: Man choked woman in front of child

A Rome man was in jail without bond Wednesday night after being accused of choking a woman and punching her in the nose in front of a 3-month-old child. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Shaquinne Tyrone Gallimore, 28, of 260 Old Summerville Road, was arrested around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday. He is c

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 22:12:00

Rome Woman Makes Close to $20K in Illegal Purchases on Elder Couple Credit Cards

Susan Elizabeth Flemister, 46 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said she allegedly made close to $19,836 in illegal purchases with an 82 year-old woman's credit cards. Police went on to say that she then proceeded to illegally open another credit card with the information of an 86 year-ol

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 20:16:50

Frozen still: Sub-freezing temps, ice, snow lock region down

Schools and businesses across Calhoun County are closed this morning, as a light snow overnight - combined with unusually cold weather this morning - made roads impassable. "Travel is discouraged," said Myles Chamblee, a spokesman for the Calhoun County Emergency Management Agency. "Stay home and wa

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-01-17 14:16:00

Slow, cold day for Calhoun County's first responders

While many in Calhoun County kept indoors Wednesday, sheltered from the below-freezing temperatures, first responders continued to patrol the streets and respond to emergencies. Most Anniston police officers worked in pairs Wednesday, except for Officer Stephen Garmon. Frozen still: Sub-freezing te

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-01-17 23:48:00

Cannabis cultivator goes to social media to help catch thief

ANCHORAGE (KTUU)- Early Saturday morning, the licensed marijuana cultivation facility, Parallel 64, was burglarized. Security cameras show thieves ripping out thousands of dollars worth of immature marijuana plants. Travis Jones, Parallel 64 Vice President, turned to social media. He posted photos

KTUU - 2018-01-18 08:29:00

Eagle River Brothers Mine for Gold

EAGLE RIVER - I sat down with Dan Lee of Echo Bend Media to talk about his work as a videographer. Lee's family of eight brothers and two sisters are from Eagle River, but Lee has spent a lot of the past year in Washington living and working on his brother's barge. Andrew Lee is the founder and owne

ANCHORAGE PRESS - 2018-01-18 07:40:00

ASD: Student suspensions now a side effect of Alaska's marijuana industry

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - With marijuana now legal in the state of Alaska, the Anchorage School District is grappling with a growing problem of its own: Pot seems to be sprouting up more often in ASD schools. "We are finding more suspensions due to marijuana and marijuana edibles from three years ago to no

KTUU - 2018-01-17 05:45:00

I have lived a good life

Jan. 12 To the editor: Greetings to the board of the Fairbanks Native Association. I'm sorry I haven't been keeping up with reports like I used to long ago. As you know, I'm getting old. I can't read or write like I use to. In November, I traveled to Anchorage to attend the 2017 Howard Rock and Ted

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2018-01-18 04:27:00

Interior official blasts resignation of parks advisory board

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A U.S. Interior Department official on Wednesday blasted the resignation of most members of a board that advises it on national parks, suggesting the move was politically motivated and their work was flawed. Todd Willens, associate deputy secretary of the department, brought

YAHOO! - 2018-01-18 01:00:55

Avalanche safety up Hatcher Pass

PALMER - More than 100 people came up to Gold Mint Trail parking lot on Saturday for the Hatcher Pass Avalanche Workshop. Snowboarders, skiers, snowmachiners, and other snowbound mountaineers from across the Mat-Su and a fair number from Anchorage came with their gear, shovels, a beacon and a desire

FRONTIERSMAN - 2018-01-17 20:51:00

Alaska, Hawaii attorneys general seek pot business banking

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The Alaska and Hawaii attorneys general asked Congress to change laws so marijuana businesses can start using banks. Alaska's Jahna Lindemuth and Hawaii's Doug Chin were among 19 attorneys general who urged U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday to move forward with legislation that woul

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-01-18 00:18:37

Amid alarm over rumored wood stove restrictions, Mat-Su rejects update to air-quality agreement

PALMER - Mat-Su officials Tuesday rejected a contentious proposal to address air quality from wood burning amid loud complaints from agitated residents across the Valley. The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly voted 6-1 not to update a 2006 agreement with the Alaska Department of Environmental Con

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-17 18:39:53

Brewton woman dies after car loses control on icy road, overturns into creek

(WKRG) - A Brewton woman died in an accident after the car she was a passenger in lost control on the icy roads and overturned into a creek on US 29 Wednesday afternoon. According to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency officials, the single-vehicle accident claimed the life of 42-year-old Tressa Mechell

WKRG - 2018-01-18 02:10:43

Emergency officials in Northwest Florida want drivers to watch out for black ice

(WKRG) - As temperatures begin to fall into Wednesday evening, emergency officials want drivers to watch out for black ice. Authorities say roads in northern Escambia County could see the most ice. Molino resident Diane Carmen says she's been home all day because of the weather. "This is the first t

WKRG - 2018-01-18 02:52:14

Smith, 1 of 49 sheriffs sued

Escambia County Sheriff Grover Smith is among the 49 Alabama sheriffs named in a lawsuit filed recently challenging the refusal of the sheriffs to produce public records showing whether, and if so by how much, they have personally profited from funds allocated for feeding people in their jails. The

ATMORE ADVANCE - 2018-01-17 07:00:32

Waves Carwash to be open soon on Hwy. 21

Atmore's newest car wash business is opening soon. Located on North Main Street, just south of Walmart, Waves Carwash is a carwash that allows customers to have their cars washed via a conveyor belt. "Technically, what it's called is a terminal carwash," Waves Co-Owner and Atmore native Greg Scheide

ATMORE ADVANCE - 2018-01-17 06:24:53