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School sexual abuse presentation leads to arrest of Sand Mountain man

“If it wasn’t for educating our young people, some might not realize that this behavior is not ok."
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Two motorcycle chases in one night

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) - A Reserve Deputy was injured in one of the two high speed chases in northeast Alabama last night. The first...
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Hairell charged with murder in deadly Fort Payne crash

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) - Police say a 22 year old has been charged with murder in northeast Alabama from a crash last spring. In...

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.
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5 killed in house fire on Sand Mountain

UPDATE: DeKalb County Sheriff's PIO Tyler Pruett confirms that five people died in the fire. 911 got the call of a trailer fire around 9...

Our list of holiday lightings and Christmas parades coming up

Christmas Parades/Tree Lightings/Holiday Events Wed, Nov 27 EPB Window unveiling  5PM Friday, Nov 29 Holiday Cheer on the Pier 5-8:30 PM at Ross's Landing- Lighted Boat Parade (7PM)...

Officers from 7 agencies hunt down suspect on Alabama/Georgia line

"The Northern part of our county can sleep more peacefully knowing he's in custody." 

Stevenson man charged with punching referee at football game

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) - A northeast Alabama man has been charged with punching a referee last Friday. 38 year old Johnny Ladell Gilliam from...

Officers arrest man who calls to report that his marijuana was stolen

 “It probably wasn’t the best decision for this individual to choose to report stolen marijuana, but we were happy to investigate it for him,”
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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...

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