Sheriff: Alabama man accused of killing Florida father in front of child is ‘human piece of trash’AL.com3 HOURS AGO
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Crews looking for person after Alabama chase ends in submerged vehicle
Morgan County authorities say a chase following an armed robbery ended in a creek with at least one occupant of the fleeing vehicle unaccounted for this afternoon. Decatur police said 911 dispatchers received a report of a robbery at Casa Santiago, 2812 Spring Ave. S.W., at about 12:53 p.m. Acting...
Water rescue crews searching for robbery suspect near Flint Creek, 1 in custody
The Decatur Police Department says drivers are encouraged to avoid the area of Highway 31 near Bowles Bridge Rd. while the scene is active.
Arrests and Incidents reported March 27, 2023
CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the arrests and incidents reported March 27, 2023. All persons are innocent until proven guilty. GJ = grand jury; FTA = failure to appear Cullman County Sheriff’s OfficeIncidents March 23• assault; CR 160• reckless endangerment; CR 404• assault; Welcome Rd.• domestic violence; HWLN Warren Vogel St.• theft of property; CR 1609• theft of property; CR 216• possession of marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia; Hwy. 278 W• attempt to elude police officer; CR 553 March 24• possession of drug paraphernalia; CR 1184• harassment; Pan Creek Rd.• possession of drug paraphernalia; CR 1043• possession of dangerous drugs; possession of drug paraphernalia;...
Sheriff: Alabama man accused of killing Florida father in front of child is ‘human piece of trash’
An Alabama man remains in jail, accused of killing a Florida father in the presence of a small child at the center of a custody dispute. At a press conference today announcing an additional arrest in the case, Santa Rosa County Sheriff Bob Johnson referred to the suspect from Alabama as “a human piece of trash.”
‘A great man that lived a simple life’: Alabama storm victim identified
A Morgan County man killed Friday night after a storm trapped him under a trailer is being remembered by family and friends as a simple man who loved working on cars and took pride in his family. First responders pulled Kenneth Dale Cooper from the wreckage, according to WAAY. He...
Deadly Tornadoes Strike North Alabama: What You Need to Know
If you live in North Alabama, you know that the threat of tornadoes is a constant danger. Unfortunately, early Saturday morning, two tornadoes touched down in Morgan County, wreaking havoc and causing widespread destruction. The storms left behind a trail of destruction and one unfortunate fatality.
Man dies after being trapped under trailer that flipped during Alabama storm
A man died on Friday after he was trapped under a trailer that had overturned during strong storms in northern Alabama, authorities said.
Man on death row for capital murder requests new trial
A man who was sentenced to death for killing a man during a hit-and-run robbery in 2018 has filed a motion requesting a new trial.
Drugs, stolen gun found during Falkville traffic stop, police say
During that search, authorities reportedly found 242 grams of marijuana, a baggie with a "white powder-like substance," that tested positive for cocaine, a stolen firearm, and several types of drug paraphernalia.
CCSO hosts lunch for Baileyton, other seniors
HOLLY POND, Ala. – Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry and the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) provided lunch for senior citizens at the Brooklyn Community Center in Holly Pond Thursday, March 23. The event included displaced members of the Baileyton Senior Center, the future of which is still uncertain following the Town of Baileyton’s decision to ask the seniors to vacate the center last week. Said Gentry, “We weren’t going to miss this for nothing.” Also in attendance were Cullman County Probate Judge Tammy Brown, Cullman County Circuit Clerk Lisa McSwain, representatives from the Cullman County Commission on Aging and Cullman County...
Five tornadoes confirmed in north Alabama and southern Tennessee
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The National Weather Service has confirmed five tornadoes touched down late Friday night or early Saturday morning. Saturday evening, the NWS issued it’s preliminary findings after sending teams to three locations around north Alabama and southern middle Tennessee:. Lauderdale County:. An EF-2 tornado touched down...
Alabama woman’s death focus of upcoming ’48 Hours’ episode
CULLMAN, Ala. (WIAT) — This weekend, a national news program will take a look at the death of a woman from Cullman County and how the circumstances surrounding her death could be more complicated than originally thought. Tiffiney Crawford, who was found shot in her car on May 2, 2017, will be the center of […]
Alabama sheriff’s office on scene of reported shooting
The Cullman County Sheriff's Office announced it was on the scene of a reported shooting in the Baileyton area on Thursday.
Alabama severe weather: 1 man dead in Morgan County after being trapped under trailer during storm
A 67-year-old man is dead in Alabama after being trapped under a trailer that was flipped over during severe storms overnight in the Hartselle area, the Morgan County Emergency Management Agency told AL.com. First responders were able to rescue the man and transport him to the hospital where he later...
Library hosting Spring Break Camp March 27-29
CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Public Library will host Spring Break Camp Monday-Wednesday, March 27-29 at 10 a.m. for kids ages 8-18. On Monday, kids will participate in the “Nailed It Challenge” to decorate cupcakes like Minions from “Despicable Me.” The library will provide one plain cupcake per participant and all the supplies, including Twinkies, icing and googly eyes. Cullman County Library Circulation Manager Laura Benton said, “This will be a fun activity that will sharpen their listening and observational skills.” Participants can take their decorated cupcakes home after the contest. The second day of the program will feature a ladybug mandala craft....
1 person injured in Cullman County shooting
BAILEYTON, Ala. (WAFF) - Deputies with the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting that left one person injured on Thursday. According to a spokesperson from the sheriff’s office, the injured person was taken to a local hospital for treatment. The shooting happened in the Baileyton area and deputies are still on scene.
Decatur man arrested on fentanyl trafficking charge in Cullman Co.
CULLMAN, Ala. – Deputies from the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about a reckless driver on Interstate 65 near Dodge City on Monday, March 20. Deputies located the suspect’s vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. Once stopped, the driver of the vehicle pulled over but then allegedly attempted to flee. After a short pursuit, the vehicle was once again stopped and the driver was taken into custody. Marcus Cole Rice, 40, of Decatur, was identified as the driver. A subsequent search of the vehicle allegedly yielded a significant amount of fentanyl. Rice was arrested and charged with trafficking in illegal drugs, driving under the influence and attempting to elude. Rice was released on a $505,000 property bond on Wednesday, March 22. Copyright 2023 Humble Roots, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Live power lines down on car that struck a tree in Union Grove
MORGAN CO., Ala. (WAFF) - The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office and emergency services are on the scene of a wreck in Union Grove. Officials say a car hit a tree that was across the road on Union Hill Road. Currently there are live power lines down on the car.
Cullman County deputies searching for missing man
Cullman County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing man.
Tiffiney Crawford case: Jason Crawford’s 911 call key in reaching verdict in Alabama mom’s murder, says juror
It was just after 11 p.m. on May 2, 2017, when then-37-year-old Jason Crawford called 911 from right outside his home in Cullman, Alabama, about 50 miles north of Birmingham. JASON CRAWFORD: Uh, my wife is shot. I need someone out here, please. 911 DISPATCHER: Sir, is she breathing?. JASON...
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