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Deer with chronic wasting disease confirmed in Mississippi

The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries said a whitetail deer in Mississippi has been found with chronic wasting disease. The deer...

Shannon Gargis found guilty of manslaughter, child abuse

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. – The jury in the case of a man charged with capital murder of a Franklin County toddler found him guilty of two lesser charges...

Weather service still assessing damage from Thursday's storms

One tornado has been confirmed so far. The National Weather Service is still looking at damage reports following Thursday's round of strong to...

Federal Disaster SNAP food assistance coming to 12 Florida counties

12 Florida counties impacted by Hurricane Michael will soon be eligible for the federal Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP...

Former Sherman Building collapses in Russellville, narrowly misses child

RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. – A building collapsed in Russellville Wednesday afternoon on North Jackson Avenue. Around 3:15 p.m. the brick facade of the...

Pedestrian hit in Lacey’s Spring

A pedestrian trying to cross Highway 231 was hit by a pickup truck Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin said a...

Shannon Gargis capital murder trial underway in Franklin County

RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. – More than two years after the death of a Franklin County toddler, the man accused is standing trial. Shannon Dale Gargis is...

Operation Blue Roof helping families impacted by Hurricane Michael

Wednesday Governor Rick Scott announced, in partnership with FEMA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the launch of Operation Blue Roof. Operation...

FEMA: Holmes and Washington County may apply for Michael disaster assistance

Homeowners, renters and business owners in Holmes and Washington counties in Florida may now apply for disaster assistance for uninsured and...

Shoals Meals on Wheels program in need of donations

Coordinators for Meals on Wheels in the Shoals are asking for donations to help continue the organization’s mission. Community Action Agency of...

Franklin County opens a non-typical disaster relief donation center

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. – An entire county in northwest Alabama is coming together to collect disaster relief items for the Carolina’s. But this isn’t...

2 Morgan County deputies involved in head-on wreck

MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. — Two Morgan County deputies were involved in a head-on collision Thursday night while on duty, according to Sheriff Ana Franklin...

Alabama sheriffs get front row seat to President Trump's latest media attack

Baldwin County Sheriff Huey "Hoss" Mack and Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin joined 40 other sheriffs Wednesday at the White House to...

Authorities search for escaped inmate in Franklin County

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. — Authorities in northwest Alabama are searching for an inmate who escaped over the weekend. Franklin County Sheriff Shannon...

Man points out Dothan's connection to Aretha Franklin ceremonies

As the world mourned the passing of music legend Aretha Franklin, there was a small connection to Dothan. People came from all over to pay tribute to...