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"Person of interest" in custody in Tuesday night homicide
“It’s our understanding that no one had seen or heard from the victim since Sunday evening, and someone went to check on him and found him dead inside the residence and called 911,” the sheriff said.
Police looking for homicide victim's truck
FLORENCE — Law enforcement authorities are trying to locate a truck belonging to a Cloverdale man who was found dead Tuesday night inside his residence.Authorities have not yet released the man's name as they make sure his relatives are notified first.Lt. Brad Potts, an investigator with the Lauderd
Homicide, traffic fatality under investigation
Officials at the scene said the man, who was in his mid to late 50s, was killed inside his manufactured home on Lauderdale 273.
Lauderdale County death determined to be homicide, victim identified
LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – Investigators say the death of a Lauderdale County man is homicide, and they are questioning someone in the case.
Harvest man arrested for burglary after making himself at home in a strangers house
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Investigators arrested a Harvest man Tuesday who allegedly forced entry to a stranger’s residence and “made himself at home” inside. He was still inside the home when the homeowner returned.Tyler Keefe Love, 31, is charged with Burglary 2nd Degree. He is held in the Limestone
Moulton woman, teenage son killed in Cullman County crash
A Moulton woman and her 16-year-old died Tuesday morning in a crash on Highway 69 south of Bremen, Alabama State Troopers reported. The Nissan driven by the woman, whose name wasn't released, crossed the center of the highway just before 10 AM and hit a Peterbilt truck. Both she and her son died at
Call leads officers to suspect in boat thefts
FLORENCE — When Lauderdale County Animal Control officers Sgt. Lowey Davis and Dewayne Oliver decided to help search for a burglary and theft suspect Monday afternoon, they never thought they would actually be involved in the arrest.“We had been on a couple of animal control calls and had some dogs
Florence man pleads in sodomy case
Thomas Anthony Hughes, 49, 2234 Norwood Boulevard, Florence, pleaded guilty Monday afternoon to first-degree sodomy.
Authorities investigating Lauderdale County death
LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. — The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of a death investigation Tuesday night in the Cloverdale area,
2 killed in wreck involving 18-wheeler on Highway 69
Alabama State TroopersTwo people are dead a wreck involving a car and an 18-wheeler on Alabama 69, south of Bug Tussle.Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick said the victims in the wreck were in the same vehicle. Their identities have not been released.The wreck occurred before 10 a.m.The 18-whee
No injuries after driver crashes into Lauderdale County High classroom
***No student or faculty injuries*** RVFD responding to a vehicle vs building accident at LCHS. No one was injured, building had minor structural damage. No need for alarm.Posted byRogersville Volunteer Fire DepartmentonMonday, October 15, 2018
Athens man arrested in shooting of friend
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) - Authorities have taken one man into custody following a shooting in Limestone County.Deputies responded to Beechwood Road in Athens around 4 a.m. on Monday regarding a shooting, according to a statement from the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office.Authorities learned while on the w
New restaurant fills a need
Mayor Joan Farneman said the building, which once housed a restaurant, had been empty and for sale for more than three years.
LCSO: Man shoots 'friend,' drives him to hospital
While deputies were en route to the scene, dispatchers learned the shooting victim, identified as Bradley Moss, was being driven to Athens-Limestone Hospital by a friend. Deputies met the victim in the parking lot of the hospital and obtained medical attention for him. The driver, 27-year-old Timoth
Woman, teenage son killed in Cullman County crash
The crash happened at 9:56 a.m. on Alabama 69, about six miles south of Bremen, troopers said.
"Vehicle vs building accident" caused minor structural damage at Lauderdale Co. High School
Rogersville Volunteer Fire Department responded Monday to an accident at Lauderdale County High School after a "vehicle vs building accident."According to the fire department, there were no student or faculty injuries and the building had minor structural damage. The high school's principal, Eric Co
Lauderdale man accused of child abuse
FLORENCE — Authorities said a Florence man accused of physically abusing and choking a young teen has been indicted for his actions.Courthouse officials said Shane Oneal Howard, 36, 73 Lauderdale 38, has been indicted on charges of child abuse, domestic violence strangulation/suffocation, and third-
Five dead in apparent murder-suicide in Maury County
COLUMBIA, TN (WSMV) -- Investigators are on the scene of an apparent murder-suicide where five people were confirmed dead in Columbia, TN.
Man dies following interview with Madison County investigators
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A 37-year-old Huntsville man passed away as he was being arrested by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office on Monday.The deceased has been identified as Neal Matthias Grillo.Grillo went to the Criminal Investigations Division on Wheeler Avenue voluntarily for an interview in co
Limestone Sheriff's Office charges Athens man with shooting
The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office said an Athens resident was charged Monday night for shooting another man earlier that day.Timothy Lunsford, 27, was charged with second-degree assault and a misdemeanor and taken to Limestone County Jail with bail set at $6,000, according to a release.Deputies