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Body found in Fort Payne

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) - Fort Payne police are trying to determine if a body found on Thursday is a homicide. Police got a call...
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SUV gets stuck on tracks and is hit by train

No one was hurt in early morning collision in Fort Payne
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Landloard arrested for home invasion of renter

Accused of breaking in, chasing tenant to another house, throwing an object through a plate glass window.... and intoxication.

Man facing capital murder charge in strangulation case of 11 yr old girl

FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WDEF) - A man is behind bars, charged in the strangulation case of an 11 year old girl in Alabama. The sheriff...

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...
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Massage therapist charged with Criminal Surveillance

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) - Fort Payne Police have charged a man with Aggravated Criminal Surveillance. 35 year old Brian Talmadge Johnson of Gadsden was...

Trispot Darter from our area is now a Threatened Species

Lives in Conasauga River, Mill Creek, Coahulla Creek stretching from Bradley/Polk counties in the mountains to Whitfield & Murray in Georgia and into northwest Alabama.

Ivey declares state of emergency ahead of winter storm

Jackson, DeKalb & Fort Payne schools all closed on Tuesday

Hepatitis A outbreak spreads to northeast Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (WDEF) - The Alabama Department of Public Health says it is investigating a hepatitis A outbreak that has spread into a second north...

Country band Alabama mark 50 years with new tour

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Country band Alabama will mark their 50th year together with a new tour in 2019, more than a year after...

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