Lawrence

Federal judge clears Alabama officer in fatal shooting

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge says an officer in Alabama was justified when she shot and killed a man she and another officer were fighting in...

Judge rules deadly shooting by police officer justified

A federal judge ruled Thursday that a Dothan police officer acted reasonably when she shot a man to death. The shooting occurred in December 2014...

Lawrence County residents elect new sheriff, coroner

Lawrence County residents narrowly voted a new sheriff into office Tuesday. Before absentee ballots, Republican Max Sanders defeated longtime Sheriff...

Woman charged with planning to sell drugs for Morgan County Jail inmate

A Moulton woman is facing charges for telling a Morgan County Jail inmate she would sell his prescription medicine for him, authorities said Friday....

Wallace Community College says thank you to area line men

For these recent grads'…there was nothing normal about their initiation into their chosen field. Daniel Lawrence, Lineman Apprentice with Dothan...

Sen. Doug Jones meets with WMEL leaders to discuss drinking water problems

TOWN CREEK, Ala. – US Senator Doug Jones is now involved with the West Morgan-East Lawrence drinking water contamination issues. Jones was the first...

Arson suspect turns himself in to Colbert County authorities

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – Arson suspect Haden Lawrence Duncan turned himself in to authorities Thursday night. According to the Colbert County Sheriff’s...

Colbert County authorities identify arson suspect they say purposely set three fires

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – Authorities in eastern Colbert County continue the search Tuesday morning for an arson suspect in the Lagrange community. On...

AG Marshall, Governor Ivey answer questions about water quality concerns

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. — Attorney General Steve Marshall and Governor Kay Ivey spoke with WHNT Saturday morning at a campaign event about water...

Teenager dies in Lawrence County SUV crash

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. — A Moulton teenager has died from injuries after the SUV she was a passenger in crashed Friday evening according to Alabama...

Alabama AG’s office pledges to meet with West Morgan-East Lawrence water authority on drinking water lawsuit

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. — Days after it was asked to join a drinking water lawsuit brought by a local water authority against 3M, the Alabama Attorney...

Gov. Ivey releases statement on drinking water concerns

Gov. Kay Ivey’s office released a statement Wednesday regarding the water quality and health concerns in Lawrence and Morgan counties. A spokesman...

US Sen. Doug Jones says feds, state should take action on Lawrence County water problems

A WHNT News 19 Taking Action investigation into the drinking water in Lawrence County is catching the attention of federal officials. State officials...

Lawrence commissioner denies rumors of euthanizations at animal shelter

The Lawrence County Animal Shelter isn’t 100 percent complete, but due to need, it is full of dogs that have been there the state-required seven days...

Gov. Ivey releases statement on Lawrence County water concerns, Maddox says more should be done

Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Walt Maddox, said it’s about time officials take a hard look at fixing the water problems in Lawrence County....