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Colbert County Woman Dies In Industrial Accident At FreightCar America

November 14, 2018

  BARTON-According to Colbert County Sheriff’s Department Special Investigator Tim Vanderford on Tuesday, November 13 a Colbert County woman was killed in an industrial accident at freightCar America during the night shift. Vanderford identifed the victim as Angel Foster, 21.   Officials said emergency workers went to the plant in Cherokee a little after 9 p.m. Tuesday […]


Athens Police Arrest Suspect On Theft Charges

November 14, 2018

 ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a statement on the arrest of a suspect charged with Theft of Property 1st among other charges.  The suspect was arrested on Monday, November 12: “William Cody Clark was arrested yesterday for 3 counts of unlawful breaking and entering a motor vehicle, one count of theft of property first […]


Athens Police Arrest Man In Theft Of Lawn Equipment From Athens State University

November 7, 2018

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a statement on Tuesday, November 6 concerning the arrest of a suspect wanted in the theft of lawn equipment from Athens State University on Wednesday, October 31: “On October 31, 2018 Athens State University reported the theft of a Ferris lawn mower and a Dewalt pressure washer that occurred […]


Off Duty State Trooper Dies After Being Stuck By Vehicle

November 6, 2018

FLORENCE-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency report the death of on of their own on Tuesday, November 6 in a single-vehicle accident near Florence: “A one vehicle verses a pedestrian crash at 8:55 a.m. today, November 6, 2018, has claimed the life of a Florence man. The pedestrian, Jason William Hewett, 34, was killed when he […]


Athens Police Arrest Suspect In Theft Of Auto

November 5, 2018

  ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson reports the arrest of a suspect on Saturday, November 3 who has been charged with theft of property 1st degree: “On Friday afternoon the police department received a call about a stolen Hyundai Santa Fe Sport from Athens Rehab on West Market Street. The owner of the vehicle told […]


One Dead After Early Morning Traffic Accident In Tuscumbia

November 1, 2018

TUSCUMBIA-Authorities report a fatal auto accident involving a pickup truck and a semi truck on Thursday, November 1. The accident occurred on U.S. 72 in front of Jack’s Restaurant around 7:00 AM. The driver of the pickup was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities identified him as 83-year-old Billy James. The driver of the 18-wheeler […]


School Bus Wreck On Monday Near Zip City Seven Children Injured

October 30, 2018

ZIP CITY-The Florence Police Department issued a statement concerning a school bus wreck that occurred in Zip City on Monday, October 29: A one vehicle school bus crash at 3:35 p.m., yesterday, October 29th, 2018 resulted in minor injuries to seven children.  The children were injured when the 2014 Thomas school bus they were riding […]


One Teen Dead Another Injured In Limestone County Wreck

October 28, 2018

LIMESTONE COUNTY-Authorities report a traffic accident on Saturday, October 27 that has taken the life of a 17-year old male and injured a 16-year-old female. The accident occurred on East Limestone Road between Copeland and Mystic Dawn road on Saturday afternoon. It has been reported the female was airlifted to an area hospital and her […]


Man Dies From Injuries Received In Tuesday Traffic Accident

October 27, 2018

LACEY SPRINGS-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports the death of one person on Friday, October 26  who had been struck by a vehicle on Tuesday, October 23: “A single-vehicle crash on Tuesday, Oct. 23, has claimed the life of a Lacey Springs man. Troy Dewayne Aldridge, 34, was struck by a 2002 Toyota Pickup while […]


Man Dies From Injuries Received After Being Struck By Car On Friday October 19

October 25, 2018

ATHENS-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports the death of a pedestrian who was injured on Friday, October 19  in a single-Vehicle accident “A single-vehicle crash at 8:41 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, has claimed the life of a Columbia, Tennessee man. Cameron Wayne Richardson, 23, was walking in the roadway on U.S. 72 and was […]


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