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Florence Police Investigating Body Found At Residence On North Wood Avenue

May 3, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department was called to a residence on North Wood Avenue on Wednesday, May 2 in regards to a body being found at the residence: “On 5/2/2018 Florence Police Patrol Division responded to 754 N Wood Ave on a Medical Assist call at 10:50am. Once they arrived they located a male that was deceased. We […]


Florence Man Arrested Charged With Domestic Abuse And Kidnapping

May 2, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department issued a statement regarding the arrest of a suspect on Tuesday, May 1 on several charges including Domestic Strangulation and Kidnapping 2nd:    “On 4/29/2018 Florence Police Patrol Division responded to a Domestic Dispute at 3788 Chisholm Rd. in Florence, Al. When officers arrived the offender, Brandon Spann , 25, was […]


Athens Man Arrested After Allegedly Injuring Man With Stick

May 1, 2018

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson issued a statement regarding a fight with injuries that occurred on Monday, April 30: “Last night around 10:30 (Monday, April 30) the police department received a call about a fight in the area of 3rd Street and South Houston Street. Lt. Dusty Meadows arrived and located several subjects on Houston Street […]


Arab Man Dies After Single-Vehicle Accident

May 1, 2018

ARAB-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a one-vehicle accident that took the life one one person on Monday, April 30: “A single-vehicle crash at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 30, has claimed the life of an Arab man. Boyd Browning, 64, was killed when the 1989 Chevrolet Pickup he was driving left the roadway on U.S. […]


Robbery 3rd and Burglary 1st … Arrests Made In Florence

April 30, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florece Police Department released a statement concerning two arrests made on Saturday, April 28: “Robbery 3rd – On 4/28/18 at approximately 5:30am officers received a call of a suspicious male at Burger King on Florence Blvd. When they arrived they found a w/m that stated he had been assaulted and robbed. He was able to give […]


Teens Identified In Thursday Evening Accident

April 27, 2018

FLORENCE-Authorities have identified the victims in the accident that occurred on County Road 30, east of St. Florian between 9:30PM and 10:00 PM on Thursday evening. Reports say the three Wilson students killed in Thursday night’s wreck are Braden Turner, 17, Tyler Nelson, 16 and Colby Hines, 16 all of Florence. The two students from Florence High School who […]


Three Teens Dead, Two Injured After Thursday Night Wreck Near St. Florian

April 27, 2018

FLORENCE-On Thursday, April 26 authorities report an accident where three students from Wilson High School were killed in a one-vehicle accident. The accident occurred on County Road 30, east of St. Florian between 9:30PM and 10:00 PM on Thursday. It has been reported that there were also two female passengers in the car and they were […]


Two Arrested Charged With Receiving Stolen Property 1st

April 26, 2018

FLORENCE-The Florence Police Department released a statement concerning a vehicle that was stolen pn April 25.  The vehicle has been recovered and two suspects have been charged with Receiving Stolen Property 1st: “On 4/25/18 patrol officers responded to 216 Marengo St concerning a stolen vehicle. The owner of the vehicle reported that his truck was […]


ALCD5 Held Town Hall Tuesday Night…Great Turnout With Great Dialogue

April 25, 2018

FLORENCE-The ALCD 5 hosted a Democratic Town Hall series. The fifth event of the series took place Tuesday, April 24th,at the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 320. The turnout was great and the audience had thoughtful and relevent questions for the candidates. The Town Halls will take place throughout various cities within the 5th Congressional […]


Florence Man Arrested After Police Receive ‘Person With Gun Call’

April 24, 2018

FLORENCE- The Florence Police Department issued a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect on Tuesday, April 23 after receiving a call of a person with a gun: “On Monday, April 23, 2018 at 8am, officers received a call of a person with a gun on E Tuscaloosa St in Florence. When officers arrived they located a […]


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