Athens Duo Arrested for Meth Manufacture

Athens Duo Arrested for Meth Manufacture
December 5, 2013
Crime

On Tuesday afternoon, Athens police officer Brandon Colburn stopped a vehicle at U.S. 31 and Freeman Drive after noticing suspicious …Read More

Four Lives: Lost or Changed Forever

Four Lives: Lost or Changed Forever
December 4, 2013
Crime

Brioni Jamaal Rutland, 27. A Deshler High School grauduate, he held the State 4A record of longest kick off return …Read More

Lonell Hankens Shot in Ongoing Dispute

Lonell Hankens Shot in Ongoing Dispute
December 3, 2013
Crime

Lonell D. Hankens, 31, of Tuscumbia (pictured) has been shot in an early Tuesday morning altercation and airlifted to Huntsville …Read More

Bree Rutland Murdered Over Football Pool?

Bree Rutland Murdered Over Football Pool?
December 2, 2013
Crime

  Pools on football games or other sports are common in today’s offices, as well as fraternities, and just about …Read More

“The Whole Audience Gasped”

“The Whole Audience Gasped”
December 1, 2013
Weekly Carp

It was the spring of 1940 and Gone With the Wind had just made it to Florence. A woman who …Read More

New Book by Silas, Alabama, Author

New Book by Silas, Alabama, Author
December 1, 2013
Books

“Pennsylvania’s Amazon Princess Railroad” (published by AuthorHouse) was first conceived by Neville B. Craig after an expedition to the Amazon …Read More

Where & Why Was Bree Rutland Murdered?

Where & Why Was Bree Rutland Murdered?
November 30, 2013
Crime

Local authorities have a suspect in custody and hope to answer both the questions of where and why Brioni Jamaal …Read More

Bree Rutland: Disappeared Between Deshler and Krystal

Bree Rutland: Disappeared Between Deshler and Krystal
November 29, 2013
Crime

The morning of Tuesday, November 26th, Brioni Jamaal Rutland was at Deshler High School assisting with the athletic program. Around …Read More

Lawrenceburg Man Threatens to “Shoot Up” College

Lawrenceburg Man Threatens to “Shoot Up” College
November 27, 2013
Crime

James Robert Burdick, 24, fought with his wife Monday. That may not be unusual for some couples, but Burdick carried …Read More

New Arrest for John Wesley Akin–Update

New Arrest for John Wesley Akin–Update
November 23, 2013
Crime

John Wesley Akin of Florence was arrested on July 8th in Morgan County and charged with heroin trafficking (bottom right). …Read More

Homajean Grisham Pleads “Mental Defect”

Homajean Grisham Pleads “Mental Defect”
November 21, 2013
Crime

Homajean Grisham III, aka Lee, is currently under indictment for the murder of Jessica Nicole Broadfoot. On Thursday afternoon, Grisham, …Read More

Amanda Nicole Fleming — Update

Amanda Nicole Fleming — Update
November 19, 2013
Crime

Amanda Nicole Fleming, 33, of Phil Campbell, was questioned and released after the Saturday night shooting death of Thomas Grant …Read More

Ayerses Indicted on 41 Counts of Child Porn

Ayerses Indicted on 41 Counts of Child Porn
November 19, 2013
Crime

A Florence couple accused of taking pornographic photographs of the wife’s young daughter have been indicted in Lauderdale County on …Read More

Olie Dale Sterling Arrested on New Sex Charges–Update

Olie Dale Sterling Arrested on New Sex Charges–Update
November 18, 2013
Crime

Four and one-half months after his initial arrest for enticing a child and sexual abuse, Hamilton resident Olie Dale Sterling …Read More

Questions Surround Former Good Hope City Clerk–Update

Questions Surround Former Good Hope City Clerk–Update
November 17, 2013
Crime

A former Good Hope city clerk was scheduled to testify before the Alabama Ethics Commission Tuesday, but reported her appearance …Read More

Kendra Smith Arrested with Lawrenceburg Fugitive

Kendra Smith Arrested with Lawrenceburg Fugitive
November 16, 2013
Crime

Lawrenceburg Police arrested remaining fugitive Christopher Thomas Jackson Friday at Crockett Motel. Police also found that Jackson’s companion, Kendra Gabrielle …Read More

Russellville Home Invader Steals Truck in Muscle Shoals

Russellville Home Invader Steals Truck in Muscle Shoals
November 16, 2013
Crime

Andrea Carmella Johnson has a record going back to at least 2008 when she was arrested for passing nine worthless …Read More

Vandalay Steel & 50K a Month for Plant Manager

Vandalay Steel & 50K a Month for Plant Manager
November 16, 2013
Weekly Carp

Revelations concerning National Railcar CEO Greg Aziz are coming slowly. You can be sure more will arrive on the horizon …Read More

An Interesting Beer Run

An Interesting Beer Run
November 15, 2013
Crime

Donald Wayne Staggs of Ethridge, Tennessee, went out for a beer run Monday night. He carefully donned his boots and …Read More

UNA Student Zach Riley Banned from Campus

UNA Student Zach Riley Banned from Campus
November 13, 2013
Crime

Zachary Allen Riley, 19, was banned from the University of North Alabama campus just before noon on Tuesday. The sophomore …Read More

Home Invasion in Indian Springs

Home Invasion in Indian Springs
November 13, 2013
Crime

From FPD: Florence police investigating home invasion. FPD responded to Indian Springs shortly after 8p last night to a reported …Read More

Eric Monte Watkins Shot Dead in North Florence

Eric Monte Watkins Shot Dead in North Florence
November 11, 2013
Crime

Murder Investigation Underway: Shortly after 11:00 PM last night, Florence Police responded to a report of “Shots Fired” in the …Read More

Carbon Hill Minister Tried for Child Sex Abuse–Update

Carbon Hill Minister Tried for Child Sex Abuse–Update
November 10, 2013
Crime

It hasn’t been a good few months for the small town of Carbon Hill in extreme northwest Walker County. Just …Read More

Joey Masters Arrested

Joey Masters Arrested
November 6, 2013
Crime

Long time Marshall County Revenue Commissioner Joey Masters has been arrested. Approximately one year ago, Masters was the subject of …Read More