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  • Break-in caught on video

    LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. –  In the dark of the night on November 2,  a random car pulled into the parking lot of the Rage Studio on Florence Boulevard. What happened next was anything but random – it was premeditated. The burglary suspect busted through the front door and headed straight for the cash register.  After pulling it loose, he tripped up while making his exit.  Nothing was inside the register and the burglar left with nothing. Most Wanted Muscle Shoals […]

  • Quarterback Cam Newton shares 2008 mug shot with a thankful message

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cam Newton shared what he is thankful for this year via an Instagram post. The Carolina Panthers quarterback posted a mug shot from his arrest nine years ago. The post begins, “I contemplated posting this and even reluctant about it but as I think about my life and the many things I’m thankful for; I want to be an open book so people can here [sic] my testimony and learn from the flaws and mistakes I made.” According to […]

  • Alabama joins 12-state coalition supporting expanded travel ban

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The state of Alabama has joined a coalition of 12 states in filing an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Trump administration’s expanded travel ban affecting eight countries that could pose a security risk to the United States. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall announced that the coalition of states filed a friend of the court brief in support of the executive order that was blocked by a U.S. Circuit Court in Hawaii.  The […]

  • US Navy Aircraft crashes into Pacific Ocean

    Associated Press — Japan’s defense minister says eight of the crew and passengers on a plane that crashed while en route to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier have been found, but it’s unclear if they’re alive. The Defense Ministry says it had no information on their condition. A spokesman quoted Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera as telling reporters Wednesday that the C-2 aircraft crashed into the Pacific about 90 miles northwest of Okinotorishima, a Japanese atoll. It was taking part […]

  • CBS News fires Charlie Rose after sexual misconduct allegations

    Charlie Rose is no longer employed by CBS News. Rose was suspended on Monday after eight women accused him of sexual harassment. In a statement released by David Rhodes, the president of CBS News, he said the termination was effective immediately. The statement, posted to Twitter, reads in full: “A short time ago we terminated Charlie Rose’s employment with CBS News, effective immediately. This followed the revelation yesterday of extremely disturbing and intolerable behavior said to have revolved around his PBS […]

  • Killen Police Chief suspended after conversation on social media

    KILLEN, Ala. – Killen Mayor Tim Tubbs says Police Bryan Hammond has been suspended without pay after a conversation Hammond had on social media. Hammond is spending 15 days without pay, and will return to his normal shift on December 6th. This is a story we have been following since last week when our news partner reported on Hammond’s reported posts. In the comments, Hammond said Doug Jones “fondled me on a boy scout camping trip” and also said […]

  • DeKalb County woman killed in house fire

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office says a woman has died in a house fire. It happened this morning on County Road 386 in the Aroney Community. Investigators say no one else was in the home. The woman hasn’t been identified at this time. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is working with the Alabama State Fire Marshal’s Office to determine the cause of the fire.

  • Decatur Police make arrest in Dollar General robbery

    DECATUR, Ala. – The Decatur Police Department says they have made an arrest in a robbery at the Dollar General on Beltline Road on Monday night. The robbery happened around 7:00 p.m. Investigators say the caller said a man went into the business, showed a shotgun and demanded money. The employee gave the robber the money, who then left the store. Decatur Police got there with a K-9 Unit, Baron. He was able to track the accused to a nearby […]

  • State health department confirms case of Meningococcal disease at Scottsboro Junior High

    SCOTTSBORO, Ala. – Officials with the Alabama Department of Public Health confirmed that there has been a reported case of Neisseria meningitidis at Scottsboro Junior High School. “Public Health has already began contacting parents and contacts during our investigation to make them aware of the exposure, disease details and to ensure that they make sure that their children are up to date on their vaccination,” said Dr. Karen Landers, Medical Officer for the Northern/Northeastern Districts. “We want to make sure that parents […]

  • Nationwide search now underway for escaped Coosa County inmate considered ‘armed and extremely dangerous’

    COOSA COUNTY, Ala. — A nationwide search is now underway for an escaped inmate that authorities say should be considered armed and extremely dangerous. According to our news partners at, 27-year-old Shane Anthony Vernon escaped from the Coosa County Jail around 2:30 p.m. Sunday. On Monday, authorities confirmed the investigation found a corrections officer let Vernon use the inmate phone system. While in that area, Vernon noticed the door had not been properly secured by the officer on duty. Vernon was able to gain […]

  • Young Republican Federation of Alabama suspends support for Roy Moore

    Following a supermajority vote Saturday, the Young Republican Federation of Alabama has suspended its support for Roy Moore. The resolution that was approved by the steering committee called for Roy Moore to step aside as the Republican candidate if he cannot refute the allegations of sexual misconduct made against him. The allegations of inappropriate sexual advances from Moore against a 14-year-old girl first came out in the Washington Post on November 9. Since then, multiple women have come forward with reports of […]

  • Alabama A&M head football coach fired

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Alabama A&M University announced that head football coach James Spady has been fired. Director of Athletics Bryan Hicks released this statement regarding the announcement: After careful and deliberate observation of our football program, we felt a change was needed. We thank Coach Spady for his efforts and leadership of the football program and wish him much success in his future endeavors. Alabama A&M University will be making a personnel decision in the immediate future. The Bulldogs wrapped up the 2017 season […]