2 weeks ago
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School placed on lockdown after man tries to pose as student

HEFLIN, Ala. (AP) – An Opelika man has been arrested after authorities say he walked into a high school and tried to pose as a new student. Media reports 23-year-old Samuel Blackwell faces burglary and interfering with government operations charges. Heflin Police Chief A.J. Benefield says Blackwell entered Cleburne County High School on Tuesday with […]
DeKalb County
2 weeks ago
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Deputies charge 2 Collinsville High students with drugs and gun on campus

Officers say when they got inside, they found marijuana and an unloaded BB pistol which looked like a real gun.
2 weeks ago
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Alabama ag officials probe 3 possible cases of bird flu

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries is investigating three possible cases of avian influenza in north Alabama.
3 weeks ago
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Reward offered in killing of bald eagle

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Federal wildlife officials are offering a reward for information about the shooting death of a bald eagle in Cherokee County.
3 weeks ago
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Hearing set for Alabama inmate sentenced as juvenile

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A resentencing hearing is set for an Alabama inmate whose case changed how juveniles can be sentenced.
3 weeks ago
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Men charged with causing $11,000 in field damage

ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) - Calhoun County authorities say two men have been arrested after someone did more than $11,000 in damage to athletic fields at White Plains.
3 weeks ago
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Baby skull piece missing, possible evidence in murder trial

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) - A piece of a baby's skull that could be evidence in the murder trial of the boy's parents is missing.
3 weeks ago
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Prison nurse accused of sexually assaulting convicted rapist

MACON, Ga. (AP) – A former nurse accused of having sex on the job inside a Georgia state prison is now under arrest. The charges include sexually assaulting a convicted rapist. Thirty-five-year-old Jodi Suzanne Rigby was arrested Thursday. A newspaper in Macon reports that Rigby was a contract nurse at Macon’s Central State Prison when […]
3 weeks ago
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$2500 reward in bald eagle killing in Alabama near Georgia

CENTRE, Ala. (AP) – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering $2,500 for information leading to the conviction of whoever shot and killed a bald eagle in Alabama near the Georgia state line. Agency spokesman Phil Kloer (KLOHR) says the eagle’s body was found Monday in a farm field in Cherokee County, about eight […]
DeKalb County
3 weeks ago
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Police investigate report of rifle at Fort Payne High School

"At the time of this arrest it is believed that this student did not have any intent to harm anyone."