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18-year-old girl from Hazel Green dies in single-vehicle crash
The crash happened around 9:05 p.m. six miles north of Huntsville on Grimwood Road according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. The road was closed for more than two hours according to Nixle alerts. Officials say Ashby, who is from Hazel Green, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Florence PD needs your help finding car linked to murder
More headlinesFlorence PD needs your help finding car linked to murderWWII tank battalion members hold 71st reunionGroup works to get building to help employ Decatur's homelessFLORENCE, Ala. - Police need your help finding a car in connection with the murder of a 23-year old man in Florence.Investig
Florence police investigating homicide of 23-year-old
According to Captain Brad Holmes, officers conducted a welfare check at Four Season Apartments Friday at 5:30 p.m. for 23-year-old Christopher ‘Devan’ Cobb after family members were not able to reach him. Upon arriving, officers say the found Cobb dead inside.
Police seek information on death
"We've been working on this since the body was discovered late Friday afternoon, trying to collect evidence and determined what happen," said detective Capt. Brad Holmes.
Police working to find killer of Florence man
Right now, homicide detectives are working to figure out who killed a Florence man.Friday evening, police officers found Christopher Devan Cobb dead inside his apartment on Helton Drive. Officers went to Four Seasons apartments after worried family members couldn't get in touch with the 23-year-old.
Husband, wife face drug charges
Jason B. Baskins, 42, 6140 Lauderdale 189, Florence, and his wife, Joy, 44, same address, were arrested on drug-related charges.
Three injured in tornado-confirmed storm in Cullman County
The Cullman County EMA officials say a 7-year-old, a 3-week old infant, and their mother were all injured during the NWS-confirmed tornado. All three were occupants of a mobile home and the mobile home is “totally destroyed.”
Local youth pastor drives "the truck" you might've seen around Huntsville
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - "One day when I was free, I just got a Sawzall out and removed the back window and I just cut a piece and cut across the roof," says Josh Thomas.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of Lauderdale County Until 10:30PM
* At 957 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Lexington, or 15 miles northeast of Florence, moving east at 15 mph.HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail.SOURCE…Radar indicated.IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
UNA beach volleyball courts find a home
"It's already staked off," Linder said. "We're hopeful it will get done in late August or early September. The actual competition won't start until 2019, but we have need for a practice area. There will be a window of opportunity for them to practice in the fall."
Couple arrested on drug charges
FLORENCE — Authorities said a Lauderdale County man and his wife have been arrested on drug-related charges.Jason B. Baskins, 42, 6140 Lauderdale 189, Florence, and his wife, Joy, 44, were arrested.Jason Baskins is charged with second-degree possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug parap
Tornado Warning Issued For Parts Of Colbert And Franklin Counties Until 5:45PM
* At 516 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Littleville, or 7 miles northwest of Russellville, moving east at 20 mph.HAZARD…Tornado and quarter size hail.SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter.
Limestone DA names 7 future cases he will try
First up on Aug. 13 is the trial of Amanda Marie Reyer, 25, of 300 Bullington Drive, Athens, accused of intentionally scalding her 2-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son in the bathtub of their former home in the 21000 block of Tillman Mill Road on June 13, 2015. Reyer is charged along with her boyf
Tornado Watch Issued For Saturday Evening
The watch includes these counties: Madison, Morgan, Limestone, Marshall, Lawrence, Lauderdale, Colbert, and Franklin counties in Alabama, and Lincoln County in Tennessee. This includes areas around Huntsville, Decatur, Athens, Hartselle, Florence, Muscle Shoals, Tuscumbia, Moulton, Courtland, Ardmor
Muscle Shoals police on the hunt for theft suspect
It’s a single picture, but hopefully, it is good enough to identify this woman. Muscle Shoals police say she recently made her way through a neighborhood checking for unlocked vehicles. This is a surveillance picture from outside one of the homes.
Man charged with first-degree rape in Athens, accused of years of sexual abuse
Late Wednesday night, the police received a call about a teenage girl that had been sexually assaulted. On Thursday, the victim told authorities Uriel Valadarez had been doing inappropriate sexual acts to her since she was 8 years old.
Straight line winds rip up dozens of trees in Lawrence County
LEOMA, Tenn. -- Lawrence county residents are assessing damage left over, after a severe storm hit this afternoon.
Athens man charged with domestic violence
The girlfriend told authorities June 4 her boyfriend, Brandon Wayne Murphy, had choked and beaten her, the release said. During a June 5 video interview, she accused him of taking her phone away when she tried to call 911 and threatening to kill her.
Athens computer store owner charged with using a church school to defraud a federal computer surplus program for $22M
Mays allegedly provided a small portion of the equipment to the school, sold some of it to recycling centers and on eBay, or just threw it in the dumpster.
Decatur man sentenced to 30 years for attempted kidnapping, attempted sex-trafficking
A federal judge sentenced a Decatur man to 30 years in prison Thursday in a case that involved attempted kidnapping and attempted sex-trafficking of a minor, The Daily's news partner, WAFF-48, reported.