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  • Daily searches for Birmingham teacher missing after July 4 boating accident suspended

    WINSTON COUNTY, Ala. – Authorities have suspended the search for a woman missing since a Smith Lake boating accident on July 4. According to our news partners at, ALEA plans to continue searching the area during daily boat patrols, ALEA Aviation will conduct periodic searches from the air, and Winston County EMA will deploy specialty sonars the week of July 22. However, officials told there will no longer be formal daily searches for Kelsey Starling, 26, who remains […]

  • Flies in the kitchen and black residue in this week’s Restaurant Ratings

    Applebees 3150 Memorial Parkway NW, Huntsville, AL 35810 Score: 81 Violations: Spinach and artichoke dip and shrimp at improper cold holding temperature Black residue in soda nozzles and the ice machine Handsink removed without approval from the health department Bar hand sink was used to wash cleaning buckets All violations were corrected. Captain D’s 9088 Madison Blvd, Madison, AL 35758 Score: 85 Violations: Chopped lettuce and tomatoes stored for more than 24 hours in the refrigerator without a date stamp […]

  • Decatur Police say murder suspect is in custody

    DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police say Allen Brandon is in custody in the Morgan County Jail on a $100,000 bond. Previous story- Authorities were searching for a wanted person in Decatur. According to Decatur Police, Allen Brandon has an active warrant for murder in connection with a homicide on North Street SE last week. Anyone with information on Brandon’s location should contact Sgt. Burleson at (256) 341-4633 or If seen in person, Decatur Police advised the public to not […]

  • Woman arrested on drug charges after being found in hot car with dog

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – A Tennessee woman passed out in a vehicle north of Guntersville earlier this month was sitting in a stolen vehicle and had meth and other drugs on her, authorities said Friday. Delores Reshell Cox, 42, of Chattanooga, was found with a small dog inside a vehicle that was not running on the side of Highway 79 on July 9, according to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office. The windows on the vehicle were rolled up at the […]

  • RAGÚ recalls multiple pasta sauces due to possible plastic contamination

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recalled certain RAGÚ® pasta sauces that were produced June 4th through June 8th due to the possibility of the sauces containing pieces of plastic. Consumers should look for the Cap Code on the yellow jar cap as well as the Best Use By Dates. The recall is limited to the pasta sauces with the specific production codes listed below: RAGÚ® Chunky Tomato Garlic & Onion, 45 oz. Flavor description:                  RAGÚ® Chunky Tomato Garlic & […]

  • Guntersville woman gets 18 years in child exploitation case

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. – A Guntersville woman was sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Wednesday for sexually exploiting a 6-year-old girl. Anna Marie Gomez, 31, pleaded guilty in April to the charge, according to U.S. Attorney Jay Town. Gomez was arrested in November 2017. Prosecutors said she took sexually explicit pictures of the girl and sent them to someone in Florida. She was initially indicted on two counts of child sexual exploitation but took a plea deal to plead […]

  • Officials need help finding a 17-year-old girl missing from Gardendale

    The Gardendale Police Department need help locating a missing teen. Sydney English, 17, is 5′ 1″,  and weighs 96 pounds. Sydney was last seen in Gardendale at 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 18th. If you see Sydney, please call Gardendale Police at (205) 631-8787. Missing Person – Sydney English W/F 17 If you see Sydney, please call Gardendale Police at (205) 631-8787. Thanks, — Gardendale Police (@GardendalePD) July 19, 2019

  • Former Huntsville CEO arrested on theft charges

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A Huntsville man is out on bond for the second time this year. Jail records show that police arrested Steve Ray Shickles on theft of property charges on Thursday, July 18th. In January, the former CEO of Simple Helix was sued by his company, accused of taking more than 2.5 million dollars in customer payments for personal use. Since then, Lt. Michael Johnson with the Huntsville Police Department says, Shickles entered into an LLC with someone else. […]

  • Huntsville man injured in early morning motorcycle wreck

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Police said a man was hospitalized in serious condition after crashing his motorcycle in oncoming traffic early Friday morning. The wreck happened just before 2 a.m. on Pratt Avenue east of Church Street. Huntsville police said the 32-year-old man was going east on Pratt when he lost control of his motorcycle in the curve and slid into oncoming traffic. The motorcycle collided with a vehicle going in the opposite direction, police said. The man was taken to […]

  • Birmingham airport has new technology to speed up identity check

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A new service is being used to help speed up identity checks for travelers using Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. According to our news partners, CLEAR uses eye and fingerprint scanning technology to automate identity checks. CLEAR has kiosks that recognize users, which serves as their ticket and reservation. The company’s scanning service costs $15 a month, paid annually, with an option to add up to three more family members for $50 per year. Children under 18 can […]

  • GasBuddy looks at gas supplies after hurricanes

    With Hurricane Barry starting the 2019 hurricane season, GasBuddy is sharing how quickly gas stations typically run out of fuel…and get replenished again.   The study focused on the highest-impacted areas of Hurricanes Irma, Florence and Michael. In the case of Florence and Michael, gas stations first reported a fuel deficiency shortly after emergency declarations. Nearly 20% of gas stations in Gainsville, Florida were reported to have no gasoline before the emergency declaration was announced. After Hurricane Irma, GasBuddy showed […]

  • Murder suspect arrested in south Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Authorities arrested a murder suspect Thursday afternoon in south Huntsville. The arrest happened at the Murphy USA gas station on South Memorial Parkway near Hobbs Road around 2 p.m. A Madison County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said the person was a suspect in a robbery and killing in Madison County. Deputies are searching for two other people in connection with the case. This is a developing story. Check back soon for updated information.

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