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Athens Police Arrest Suspect Wanted For Breaking And Entering

December 1, 2018

  ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson released a statement on Friday, November 30 concerning the arrest of a suspect wanted breaking and entering of several vehicles in the Athens area: “Tyrese Jamal Sales was arrested yesterday for 2 counts of breaking and entering a vehicle. Investigators Jonathan Caldwell and Jarrod Smith had been working on several […]

Limestone County Issues Missing Persons Alert For Elderly Man

November 30, 2018

 LIMESTONE COUNTY-The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Missing Person Bulletin for an elderly man suffering from dementia.  The bulletin was issued on Friday, November 30: “MISSING PERSON – DEMENTIA PATIENT Bobby “Bob” Hudson left his home around 2:00 this morning (Friday, November 30) and has been reported missing. He was wearing khaki pants, […]

Arab Police Searching For Missing Teen

November 29, 2018

 ARAB– On Thursday, November 29 the Arab Police Department issued a statement concerning a missing teen who has been missing since November , 28 2018. “Missing juvenile from the Arab area. Lilly Chapman, 15, was last seen the morning of 11/28/18. Lilly may be in the Birmingham area. If you have any information that would […]

UPDATE – Sparkman High School And Ninth Grade School On Lockdown

November 28, 2018

 UPDATE:  Due to the disruption of the lock down, Sparkman High School and Sparkman High School’s Ninth Grade School released students at 1:45 p.m. today. The early dismissal is not due to present danger but because of the disruption lockdown and threat caused. School will resume at normal time tomorrow. MADISON COUNTY-Sparkman High School and […]

Tuscumbia Man Dies In Two-Vehicle Accident Near The Hillsboro Community

November 28, 2018

LAWRENCE COUNTY-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a two-vehicle accident on Tuesday, November 27 that has taken the life of a Tuscumbia man: “A two vehicle crash on 11/27/2018 at 5:15 p.m. has claimed the life of a man from Tuscumbia. James Randolph Church, 49, was killed when his pickup truck struck a tractor on […]

Athens Police Report A Woman Struck And Killed By Train Monday Night

November 27, 2018

ATHENS-Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson reports a fatality occurred due to a person being struck by a train on Monday, November 26: “Tonight at 9:10(Monday, November 26) the police department was notified that a person had been hit by a CSX train near the South Street crossing. Officers searched the area and located the body […]

Lawrence County Child Dead After Being Struck By Pickup Truck

November 23, 2018

MOULTON-The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a Traffic Fatality that occurred on Friday, November 23 that took the life of a 12-year-old child: “A one vehicle versus pedestrian crash at 12:56 a.m., today, November 23, 2018 resulted in the death of a 12-year-old child.  The child was struck while crossing the roadway in front of […]

Athens Man Charged In Death Of His Mother

November 23, 2018

 ATHENS-Sean Kevin Sutton, 47 was charged in the death of his mother according to Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson.  Sutton was  charged on Thursday, November 22 with murder. On Wednesday, November 21 police answered a call to 1401 North Malon Street at around 2PM where they found the resident, Emma Sutton, 79 dead..  Police took […]

Five Suspects Arrested In Madsion County For Manufacturing Of Meth And Other Drug Charges

November 21, 2018

MADISON COUNTY-On Wednesday,November 21 Madison County Sheriff Blake Dorning issued a statement on the arrest of five suspects who have been charged with several drug charges including the Manufacture of Meth: “Sheriff Blake Dorning announced today November 21, 2018 that the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division and Narcotics Unit with the assistance of […]

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 […]

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