Franklin

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...

Franklin County shooting suspect still on the run

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. – A Franklin County man remains hospitalized following a shooting earlier this week. Now, a reward is being offered for the...

Authorities search for escaped inmate in Morgan County

DECATUR, Ala. – Authorities are searching for an inmate that escaped from his work release pick up Thursday morning. Morgan County Sheriff Ana...

Hartselle business manager indicted on animal cruelty charges

HARTSELLE, Ala. – A Morgan County grand jury indicted a Hartselle business manager on animal cruelty charges. Alexandria Holland, 27, was indicted on...

Franklin County authorities continue search for shooting suspect

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. – Authorities said they believe a man who is wanted for a shooting Monday afternoon has left the area. Leobardo Donagustin is...

Franklin County authorities looking for shooting suspect

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. – Deputies are looking for a man who they said shot someone multiple times in the Mountain Star community Monday afternoon.

Two foster children dead after ATV wreck in Vina

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. — Two children are dead after an ATV wrecked in Vina on Saturday. The Franklin County Coroner confirmed the incident involved a...

Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin pleads the Fifth in two civil suits

WHNT  has been following Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin and the legal problems surrounding her and there have been some delays in the two civil...

Mobile app launched by Franklin County Sheriff’s Office

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has launched a mobile app. Their goal is to keep residents informed on what’s going on...

Prison overcrowding pressures Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles to release more inmates

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. –  More than 20,000 people are behind bars in Alabama prisons. The Alabama Department of Corrections reported the facilities,...

Franklin County District Attorney ‘shocked’ after seeing news of Spencer’s arrest, thought he was still in prison

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. – Franklin County District Attorney Joey Rushing was not the person on the job when Jimmy O’Neal Spencer was convicted of...