Author: Claire Jacobs

South Carolina Man Convicted of Killing 5 Children

A South Carolina man has been convicted of killing his five children and burying them in Wilcox County. Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson confirmed the conviction of 37-year old Timothy Jones, Jr. He had been on trial in South Carolina since April. In 2014, Jones killed his five children in Lexington, South Carolina, drove with them in his car…

Halloween Events Across the Area

If you and your family are looking for some spooky fun to celebrate Halloween, there are plenty of events across west, central, and south Alabama. Here’s a list of what’s happening on Tuesday, October 31st: Selma: Halloween Carnival for Kids 6:00pm – 8:00pm Sports Bar and Grill on Selma Avenue Greenville: Trick Or Treat on Commerce 5:30pm – 7:00pm Along…

Alabama Death Row Inmate Put to Death

An Alabama inmate who challenged execution drug as cruel is put to death for killing police officer in 1997. Earlier tonight the U.S. Supreme Court lifted the stay of execution for 40-year-old Torrey McNabb. McNabb was pronounced dead at 9:38 p.m. Thursday. McNabb used his last statement to tell his mother and sister that he was unafraid and he cursed…

Chilton Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Involved in Shooting

The Chilton County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an officer involved shooting this afternoon. Details are limited, but according to the Sheriff’s Department Facebook page, deputies shot one person around 5:00pm. Officials say the suspect is being treated for injuries, and that all law enforcement officers are safe. Stay with Alabama News Network for the latest.   Categories: News Tags: Chilton…

Deadline Approaching for Voter Registration

The Alabama primary election to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ senate seat is fast approaching. So is the deadline to register to make sure you can vote. There is a crowded field to fill Sessions’ seat in the Senate. Republican candidates including incumbant Senator Luther Strange, former Chief Justice Roy Moore, and Congressman Mo Brooks. Democratic candidates include U.S. attorney Doug…

Sheriff: Woman’s Body Found in Elmore County Well

A man is behind bars after Elmore County Sheriff Bill Franklin said he killed a woman and left her body in a well on her property. Authorities say 59-year-old Jane Huddleston was found dead around 8:00 a.m. Monday . Deputies have charged 41-year-old David Helms, who lived with Huddleston, with murder. Helms is in the Elmore County Jail. Sheriff Franklin…

MPD Launches Homicide Investigation After Man Dies from Gunshot Wound

1/3IMG_1885 (1) Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3IMG_1884 (1) Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3IMG_1883 Show Caption Hide Caption The Montgomery Police Department has initiated a homicide investigation following the death of Leeandre Lockley, 27, who was pronounced dead Thursday, April 6, after sustaining a gunshot wound April 5. At about 5:00 a.m. April 5, MPD and Fire Medics responded to the…

Safe Place Locations in Elmore County

Elmore County authorities have released a list of safe places in the county that will be open to residents once a tornado watch has been issued. Those locations include: Deatsville Fire Department – 6930 AL Hwy 143, Deatsville Shoal Creek Baptist Church – 13214 Holtville Road, Deatsville St. James Family Worship – 1005 Nobles Road, Wetumpka First Presbyterian of Wetumpka…

Report Cards for Schools Now Available

Alabama parents can now view report cards for their child’s school and school system. The state department of education released the report cards in December. It scores based on several areas, including student achievement and high school graduation rates. Parents can see how their school or school system compares to the rest of the state. Right now, the report cards will not include…

Authorities Searching for Escaped Inmate

Butler County authorities are on the look out for an escaped inmate. Greenville Police Chief Justin Lovvorn says that 35-year-old Cedric Poole escaped from the Butler County Jail Tuesday afternoon. Police say he is 6’2″ tall and weighs 165 pounds. If you see him, or have any information, call (334) 382-9911. Categories: News, South Alabama Tags: butler county, escaped inmate, Greenville Police