Guntersville

Retired parole officer says supervising officer should have kept closer eye on Guntersville triple murder suspect

A retired Alabama probation and parole officer said he does not know how Spencer specifically slipped through the cracks, but said that officer...

State says it didn’t know Guntersville triple murder suspect left halfway house early

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – The head of Alabama’s parole board says they didn’t know a triple murder suspect left the halfway house he was paroled to after...

Guntersville triple murder suspect arrested in Etowah County one month before crimes

ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. – Sardis City Police charged Guntersville Triple Murder Suspect Jimmy O’Neal Spencer after they said he took checks from...

Mississippi woman injured in Lake Guntersville boating incident

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. — A Mississippi woman was hospitalized after being pulled into a boat propeller in Lake Guntersville Monday afternoon. Charlyne...

Warning: Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, DA’s office says old jail videos circulating online

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – More disturbing videos from the Marshall County jail are circulating online, but the sheriff’s office and the chief investigator...

‘Capital Murder While Under a Life Sentence:’ Man charged in Guntersville triple murder faces 3 new charges

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – Jimmy O’Neal Spencer remains in the Marshall County Jail accused of killing three people in Guntersville. Investigators say...

Guntersville triple murder suspect walked away from court-mandated program after early release

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – Police say a man charged with killing three people in Guntersville was on the streets in their city instead of in Birmingham at...

Parole board thought Guntersville murder suspect was unlikely to commit more crimes

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – A man, whose sentences could have kept him in prison for life plus 67 years, is now charged with the murder of three people in...

Boat Racing returns to Lake Guntersville in 2019

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – The Marshall County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau says the Guntersville Lake HydroFest will return in 2019. The race at Lake...

Despite evidence of bad behavior, auditors find nothing surprising in Marshall jail audit, commissioner says

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – Auditors say there was nothing of great concern in the their review of the Marshall County Jail, which took place less than...

Guntersville Police find more valuable items on Highway 79 during third search

Authorities say on Saturday results have came back from a search in Guntersville. The search is connected to the triple homicide which occurred two...

Man charged in Guntersville murders was paroled in January despite life sentence, DA’s 2013 warning

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. — Jimmy O’Neal Spencer, who is facing capital murder charges in the killings of three people in Guntersville, spent several years...

Responders encourage boaters to stay weather aware

It has been over a week since a tour boat sank near Branson, Missouri, an accident caused by a thunderstorm that killed 17 people. Members of the...

Guntersville Police investigators continue to uncover “articles of value” related to three murders

Guntersville Police investigators continue to uncover what they call new articles of value that they say are important to the investigation of three...

1 person killed in Guntersville wreck

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. — Guntersville Fire and Rescue confirms a person died in a single vehicle crash on Georgia Mountain Road Friday morning....