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Parole denied for Muscle Shoals man
Officials with the Lauderdale County District Attorney’s Office said the Alabama Pardons and Parole Committee denied a request by Roger Lee Borden Jr., 43, for early release.
Tennessee man pleads in teen's shooting death
LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. — Officials said a Lawrence County teenager has pleaded guilty in the 2017 shooting death of a 16-year-old Lawrenceburg girl.Police said Kyle Daniel Welcher, 18, has entered an open guilty plea to reckless homicide and three counts of reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon.A
Public warned about Social Security scam
Due to his father’s heath conditions, James handles all the financial dealings and has all his dad’s calls forwarded to him. So, when the so-called Social Security agents called, James answered.
New security system in Florence City Schools does instant background check
There is a new layer of security in all Florence City Schools and your child's school in North Alabama might already have it.You already have to be buzzed in at any Florence City School, but recently the school system added an additional security measure. Parents or anyone coming into the school mus
Improper date marking, bleach stored with food, and moldy ice machine found at restaurant in the Shoals
The health inspector insisted they are still operating under the name 'Singing River Bar and Grill,' but hotel employees say it is now 'Fizz Bar and Grill,' which matches the awning.
Russellville man charged with sexually abusing young girl
Russellville Police said Miguel Lopez Ortiz, 29, Beech Avenue, Russellville, is charged with second-degree rape, and two counts of first-degree rape and sexual abuse of a child under 12.
Public hearing on proposed gas tax in Decatur
Council members are split on the issue, some saying they’re open to the idea, others saying it should be a last resort.
UPDATED: Motion to dismiss terrorist threat charge granted
Thomas Zebulun Lewter, 34, of 24629 Drawbaugh Road, was charged with the crime after being accused of reaching for his gun during a July 8 church service at O'Neal Church of Christ. During a break in the service, Lewter came to the pulpit to lament his pending divorce, Limestone County Deputy Stephe
'Major mover' of ICE, pot arrested
“But until recently, we could never get enough information and evidence for a search warrant,” said Tim Glover, director of the drug task force.
16, 15 and 13-year-olds charged in armed robberies in Decatur
Decatur Police announced the arrest of three teenagers in connection to two armed robberies earlier this month. Only the name of one of the three was released - 16-year-old Javion Hine - because he is the only one charged as an adult.According to police, a man called them on August 10th after he sai
2 teens arrested in Clements vehicle window shooting, Tanner tire slashing
Two Athens 18-year-olds were arrested today for incidents last week in which vehicle windows were damaged at Clements High and tires slashed at Tanner High, authorities said.The Limestone County Sheriff's Office said Dwain Lemar Croskey Jr., 18, of 15732 Hardy Road, and Caleb Ryan Kegley, 18, of 205
Florence man charged in car burglaries
Florence police detective Capt. Brad Holmes said Tyrone D’Vonte Houston, 21, 1204 Chisholm Road, Florence, is charged with five counts of burglary to a vehicle, four counts of fourth-degree theft of property, two counts of second-degree theft of property, and unlawful possession of a firearm by a fe
Lawrence deputies charge woman with drug possession
LOOSIER — A Tuscumbia woman is facing a felony drug charge following a traffic stop in northwest Lawrence County, the sheriff’s office said today.Donia Elizabeth Willingham, 46, 335 Powerline Road, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and released from the Lawrence County Jail on $2
Florence officers holding public roll calls
FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) - The police department in Florence is making an effort to open up lines of communication with the public.Officers have been having their roll calls in local restaurants. Our news partnersat the Times Dailyspoke with police chief Ron Tyler.Tyler says having roll calls in public i
30-minute chase spans two counties and ends in two arrests
A high-speed chase, involving agents of the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office, Moulton Police, and eight other law enforcement agencies in pursuit of two Moulton residents in a stolen vehicle, lasted 30 minutes and ended in two arrests Wednesday afternoon.
Man arrested for breaking into vehicles in Florence
Police arrested Tyrone Houston, 21, of Anniston, with five counts of vehicle burglary, four counts of theft and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.
Tuscumbia woman charged with drug possession in Town Creek
Donia Elizabeth Willingham, 46, of Tuscumbia was arrested in Town Creek on Friday, Aug. 10, for possession of meth.
At least 3 injured in Leoma buggy crash
Emergency crews are responding to a crash involving an Amish buggy in Leoma, Tenn. in Lawrence County.The crash happened Wednesday afternoon near Story and Lee on Highway 43.At least three people were injured in the crash. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.Stay with News4 for upda
Surveillance leads to arrest of major drug trafficker
FLORENCE — A Lauderdale County man, who authorities call a “major mover” in the illegal drugs business in the region, has been arrested.Calvin Dewayne Bolding, 41, Lauderdale 248, Florence, has been charged with first-degree possession of marijuana, trafficking ICE (crystal methamphetamine), and unl
Man testifies in Limestone murder trial he found cousin with 'big hole in his back'
Waddle, now 29, of Madison, is on trial this week in Limestone County Circuit Court for the stabbing death of Michael Peoples, 35, in August 2015. Peoples was taken to Athens-Limestone Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.