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CAPTURED: 2 inmates who escaped from Troup County Jail back in custody, sheriff's officials say

Channel 2'sRichard Elliotspoke to Troup County Deputy Lt. Stewart Smith, who said they believe the inmates cut a hole through their dorm room ceiling, crawled through an air duct to get to the roof and shimmied down the drain pipe.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-20 15:14:00

Body of missing Valley woman recovered

TROUP CO., Ga. (WRBL) - Troup County investigators confirm they are searching for a missing Valley, Alabama woman who was last seen at West Point Lake.

WRBL.COM - 2018-08-20 15:54:36

Body of Valley woman found - Valley Times-News

LaGRANGE — The body of 24-year-old Maranda Whitten was found Monday morning at R. Shaefer Heard Campground. Her death appears to be a suicide by drowning, according to the Troup County Sheriff’s Office.According to Sheriff James Woodruff, Whitten was found with an extension cord around her ankles. T

VALLEY TIMES-NEWS - 2018-08-20 18:51:17

Oxford shooting suspect in custody

OXFORD, Ala. —A shooting suspect police considered 'armed and dangerous' is in custody Monday afternoon.Oxford Police say Dewann Brown forced his way into a Sterling Point Apartment unit early Sunday morning and shot a person inside. Brown was believed to have taken off in a blue Dodge SUV.The victi

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-08-20 13:00:37

Fire damages Jacksonville wing restaurant

Jacksonville firefighters quickly put out a blaze at a chicken wing restaurant this morning, just a block from a fire station.Fire Marshal Lee Batey said a passerby called at 8:23 a.m. to report smoke rising from the small building on Pelham Road just south of the Public Square. Firefighters arrived

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-08-20 14:54:00

Oxford PD searching for suspect in shooting at Sterling Point Apartments

OXFORD, Ala. —Oxford police are searching for a man who's wanted in connection with an apartment shooting early Sunday morning.Dewann Brown is suspected in a shooting at Sterling Point Apartments that sent one person to the hospital. Brown, who has ties to Anniston and Huntsville, is considered arme

WVTM13.COM - 2018-08-19 20:04:00

Jordan McGuire named Dadeville softball coach - The Alexander City Outlook

As a Tallapoosa County softball native, Jordan McGuire has been looking to return home, and that dream has officially become a reality as she has been named the softball coach at Dadeville.

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2018-08-20 16:48:40

Woman faces robbery charge after incident at Lenlock Wal-Mart

An Oxford woman faces a felony charge for allegedly stealing items from the Lenlock Wal-Mart.Summer Nicole Shears, 25, was arrested Friday at 7:52 p.m. at Wal-Mart at 5560 McClellan Blvd. The arrest report lists the charge as strongarm robbery, a felony.Anniston police Sgt. Kyle Price said that even

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-08-20 22:56:00

2 people found dead at home in Forsyth County

Boy dying from leukemia wants racing stickers for his casketMARTA service resumes after 2 people were hit by train, police sayDrugs hidden in cappuccino maker at convenience store, police say

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-20 12:07:43

Oxford police searching for man with Huntsville ties wanted in connection with early morning shooting

Do you know Dewann Brown, he is wanted for a early morning shooting at Sterling Point Apts. Brown should be considered armed and dangerous. If you know his whereabouts contact OXPD or your local law enforcement agency. He has ties to Anniston and Huntsville. 256-831-3121.pic.twitter.com/pMRuteR2xS—

WHNT-TV - 2018-08-19 18:35:00

Caught on camera: Drug addict steals donations meant for 7-year-old’s funeral

Tammy Crews, 46, is being held on a $10,000 bond for a charge of felony grand theft. (Source: Jacksonville Sheriff's Office/WJXT/CNN)

WAFF - 2018-08-20 08:47:00

Troup Sheriff searching for missing kayaker - Valley Times-News

WEST POINT — The Troup County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing Valley woman who was last seen at Shafer Heard Campground near West Point Dam on Friday.According to Troup County Sheriff’s Sergeant Stewart Smith, Miranda Whitten, 24, was last seen in a teal-colored kayak on the lake at arou


Army decision on armored vehicle could affect Anniston for decades

INSIDE THE ARMY’S PERSONNEL CARRIERSM113Ubiquitous on the battlefield Vietnam, the Army’s M113 personnel carrier was intended to carry troops to the front lines. It’s still a major part of the Army’s armored units, though in recent wars the M113’s lack of strong armor has restricted its role. Many o


Thatcher man accused of waving gun at dance over loud music

The Associated PressA 72-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly waving a gun at a southeastern Arizona high school dance because he didn't like the loud music.Thatcher police say Robert Layton was undergoing an evaluation at a hospital before being booked into the Graham Count Jail.It was uncl

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-08-19 16:02:00

Crews searching for woman who went missing on Georgia lake 

Whitten, of Valley, Ala., was last seen Friday afternoon. Officials said she was on a family camping trip at Shaefer Heard Park when she disappeared while kayaking on West Point Lake.

MYAJC.COM - 2018-08-19 14:55:00

Video shows clerk ambushed, held at gunpoint during armed robbery

The chilling video shows the three masked men enter the Lagrange gas station, demand money, and threaten the clerk's life if he didn't comply.


Camp Hill man reported missing - The Alexander City Outlook

The Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department is hoping the public can help it locate a missing man.Dwight Smith, 68, of Camp Hill has been missing since the weekend.“He was last seen at his Slaughters Crossing residence in Camp Hill 1 p.m. Sunday,” Sheriff Jimmy Abbett said. “His family reported him m


Valley’s Free Watermelon Day brings in big crowd - Valley Times-News

VALLEY — Walter Pulliam has been farming for most of his life and has grown lots of watermelons over the years but never has he had a crop like he’s had this year.“In most years I may have one or two that’s in the 70-pound range,” he said. “This year I’ve had 200. They’re the biggest ones I’ve ever


Prisoner food records suit against sheriffs thrown out - The Alexander City Outlook

The 49 sheriffs named as defendants in suit, including Tallapoosa County Sheriff Jimmy Abbett, filed a response stating “certain financial records are personal rather than public.”


Calhoun County searching for shooting suspect

The man, Frank Keith Boozer, is a suspect in a shooting that happened in the Pleasant Valley area on Friday night, the sheriff's office said in a Facebook post.