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Coosa County escapee who kidnapped Wetumpka man captured

Subscribed, but don't have a login? An escaped Alabama inmate who tied up two families in their home and kidnapped a man on Monday has been apprehended in Georgia. Shane Anthony Vernon, 27, was booked into Dekalb County Jail at about 11:40 p.m. Tuesday night, according to jail records. Vernon is c


Montgomery shooting leaves man with serious injuries: reports

A Wednesday evening shooting in Montgomery left one man with a gunshot wound, according to reports. The Montgomery Police Department said it received a report that a man had been shot and responded at about 5:55 p.m. to a house on the 700 block of Early Street, according to The Montgomery Advertiser

AL.COM - 2017-11-23 14:38:00

94th Annual Turkey Day Classic Parade

Alabama State University ended their week of festivities before the big game against Edward Waters College, but not without a bang. Hundreds lined Dexter Avenue to experience the sights and sounds of the annual Turkey Day Parade. For many in attendance, it was the continuing of tradition. "I'm an al

ALABAMANEWS.NET - 2017-11-23 20:56:54

$10,000 Reward Offered for Arrest in Murder of Clanton Woman

On November 2, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of possible human remains found in the area of Egg and Butter Road and Oak Drive near Columbiana. With the help of the Alabama Department of Forensic Science, the deceased was identified as Melissa Ann Cleckler, 27, from Clanton

ALABAMANEWS.NET - 2017-11-22 22:42:41

Millbrook man arrested, charged with rape of minor

A Thanksgiving day arrest of a Millbrook man was made after the suspect attempted to flee from police. Eric Eugene Thrasher, 40, has been arrested and charged with first-degree rape involving a minor, according to Millbrook Police Chief P.K. Johnson. According to Johnson, Thrasher attempted to flee

WSFA - 2017-11-24 01:14:07

Millbrook Man Facing Sexual Assault Charges, Under $45K Bond

On November 22, Eric Eugene Thrasher, a 40-year old Millbrook resident, was placed under arrest. Thrasher is being charged with one count of Rape 1st Degree. Officers with the Millbrook Police Department's Criminal Investigative Unit and the Patrol Division attempted to make contact with Thrasher in

ALABAMANEWS.NET - 2017-11-24 15:31:40

Alabama to defend prison staffing plan in federal court

U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson will hear arguments next week on the Alabama prison system's plan to hire more correctional officers and mental health caregivers in response to the judge's finding that mental health care in prisons is "horrendously inadequate." Thompson ruled in June that Alabama

AL.COM - 2017-11-24 13:00:45

Alabama Has Cheapest Gasoline!

Alabama has the cheapest gasoline in the country right now--just as many people are driving home after Thanksgiving. AAA has posted a map showing the average price in each state and a breakdown by county-Alaska has the highest price per gallon of regular--$3.25 ....just over a dollar more expensive

ALABAMANEWS.NET - 2017-11-24 16:31:24

North Lamar High School names students and teachers of the second six weeks

Those selected beginning front row, from left are: Katie Hodgkiss, Ellie Ables, Karson Iltis, Teagan Holley, Sarah White and Shristi Khadka; second row, from left are: NLHS French instructor Kristi Hodgkiss, Sophie Carl, Lavinia Wagner, Kyra Conlin, Sean Gist, Christi Miles, Kaitlyn Conlin, Samantha

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2017-11-24 14:33:23

Holland stabber gets one year in prison

A Holland man was sentenced to one year in prison on Wednesday, Nov. 22, for his role in a stabbing that took place on May 19. Kris Alexander, 56, stabbed multiple people in an apartment on 16th Street in Holland on May 19, then fled the scene. Two of the stabbing victims were treated at the scene f

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-11-23 15:01:00

Questions remain for potential home for homeless boys in Holland

The owner of the church plans to obtain legal representation for a re-zoning of the property. HOLLAND - Plans for a home for homeless teen boys are still up in the air, as questions remain and the city does not see support for re-zoning the property. Susan Gray, a local realtor who bought the former

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-11-23 13:56:00

Over 1,000 volunteers at Great Thanksgiving Banquet in Holland

This is the man who made it all happen. Chef Franklin Wilson with The Holland Rescue Mission (photo courtesy of Mary Ellen Murphy) HOLLAND, MI (WHTC-AM/FM) - It takes days of preparation to hold a Thanksgiving dinner for 1500 people and once again the Holland Rescue Mission made it look so easy. At

WHTC.COM - 2017-11-23 12:34:00

Holland-area students give back with school drives

Holland and Zeeland-area families in need will have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, thanks to the efforts of area students. Public, private and charter school students have all been in the spirit of giving as the holiday season kicks off. Because Thanksgiving is a holiday of feasting, ma

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-11-24 13:01:00

Holland's Cherry Republic ready for Hustle and Bustle of the season

Cherry Republic store display in Holland (courtesy of Mary Ellen Murphy) HOLLAND, MI (WHTC-AM/FM) - Since opening their doors on April 14th this past Spring, Cherry Republic feels at home in Holland. The 8th Street location is decorated for the holidays and they are ready for their first holiday sea

WHTC.COM - 2017-11-24 18:14:00

GH woman charged in Holland stabbing

HOLLAND - Grand Haven resident Lia Elaine Thomas, 18, has been arraigned in 58th District Court on a felonious assault charge after allegedly stabbing another woman in the face. Holland Department of Public Safety deputies responded to a call of a stabbed person in the 200 block of West 14th Street

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 19:27:00

Holland comes together at annual Great Thanksgiving Banquet

The event is put on by the Holland Rescue Mission every year. DeVos Fieldhouse became home to about 1,500 people Wednesday night, Nov. 22, as they came together at the Holland Rescue Mission's annual Great Thanksgiving Banquet. About 1,000 volunteers were involved with planning, setting up and hosti

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-11-23 00:09:04

Hundreds gather at Great Thanksgiving Banquet in Holland

Hundreds gathered for the Great Thanksgiving Banquet on the campus of Hope College in Holland, Mich. on Nov. 22, 2017. HOLLAND, Mich. (WOOD) - As West Michigan families prepare for Thanksgiving, one community took time to make sure their neighbors had a warm dinner. Holland Rescue Mission hosted t

WOOD - 2017-11-23 02:18:47

Greenville residents can't pass up deals

Thanksgiving is a time to reconnect with family over good food and reflect on the many blessings we, as Americans, get to enjoy throughout the year. However, after the last tupperware of leftover dressing has been strategically placed in the freezer, the siren call of Black Friday sales lure many to

DELTA DEMOCRAT TIMES - 2017-11-24 17:29:00

Police looking for 3 suspects following ATM armed robbery

Greenville police are searching for three suspects following an armed robbery at a local ATM. Officers were dispatched to Southern Bancorp in the 1800 block of Mississippi 1 S. about 8:30 p.m. Monday in reference to an armed robbery, Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said. Greenville police ar

DELTA DEMOCRAT TIMES - 2017-11-24 17:30:00

Harrison County's Empty Stocking shopping list now online

With the annual wish list of children added online at the Henry F. Selcer Memorial Empty Stocking Fund website, Executive Director Lea McGee, said the season of giving has truly begun. "My goal is to build memories for the families," McGee said of the fund's efforts to assist about 300 children per

MARSHALL NEWS MESSENGER - 2017-11-24 12:00:00