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Inmate convicted of murder captured after fleeing prison

An inmate serving a life sentence after being convicted of murder has been captured after escaping an Alabama prison

People stepping in to help Fort Payne Police Sargent, family after house fire

FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WDEF) - A fire burned through Fort Payne Police Sgt. JC Brown and his family's home. Sgt. Brown woke up to the...

Last Victim Identified in Alabama House Fire

We now know the names of all five victims that were killed in a house fire in Dekalb County.

Chattanooga Man accused of killing a Huntsville Police Officer

CHATTANOOGA, TENN (WDEF) - A Chattanooga man has been arrested for the killing of a Huntsville Police Officer over the weekend. 41 year old LaJeromeny...

Sheriff’s Office Makes 21 Drug Arrests, Shuts Down Drug House

The Dekalb County Sheriff's Office makes 21 drug arrests this month ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Lowndes County Sheriff Killed In The Line Of Duty

LOWNDES COUNTY, Alabama (WDEF)- Lowndes County Alabama mourns the loss of their sheriff tonight. Sheriff John Williams was out responding to a call at the...

Kayaker drowns in Northeast Alabama

DEKALB CO. Ala. (WDEF) - A man drowned on the Little River at Little River Lake Canyon on Saturday. According the report, a 41 year...

Police chief on cracking 1999 double murder: “The day has finally come”

An Alabama man is expected to appear in court Wednesday after new DNA technology linked him to a decades-old double murder. Coley McCraney, 45,...

Pharmacy theft suspect charged with driving truck through front doors

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) - Police in Fort Payne over the weekend arrested a man suspected of driving his pickup into a pharmacy. They got...

Reported tornado damages Alabama town

WATUMPKA, Al. (WDEF) - The town of Watumpka, Alabama was severely damaged by a reported tornado. The storm moved through the downtown area around 3:00...

2-year-old girl tests positive for meth; mother charged

GRADY, Ala. (AP) - The 2-year-old daughter of an Alabama woman has tested positive for methamphetamine, prompting authorities to arrest the woman on a...

Fatal stabbing in Bridgeport, Alabama

Sheriff has a person of interest in the case.


Chattanooga Police are investigating a Friday night shooting

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- A 25-year-old man showed up to local hospital Friday night suffering from a gunshot wound. According to CPD, the victim arrived at...

Willie Nelson’s July Fourth picnic is virtual in virus era

Willie Nelson’s annual Fourth of July Picnic is going ahead this year, but to reduce concerns about the coronavirus the event will be virtual.

The Blueberry Farm sees how much it’s valued after posting about robbery

LAFAYETTE, Ga. (WDEF) - The Blueberry Farm in LaFayette is a self-serve, you pick blueberry farm. You simply take a bucket and fill it up. "It's...

Top Ten Entertaining Moments For the Chattanooga Lookouts

Normally we'd see minor league baseball on this fourth of July weekend, but there's nothing normal about this year. Since the Chattanooga Lookouts season...