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Red Level Track Athlete Signs with Alabama

A small town, Covington County student is receiving a chance not many from his area receive. Red Level High School senior Joel Phillips is Bama bound. On Wednesday, he signed as a preferred walk on to run track for the…

Greenville Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect

Greenville police say they've arrested an armed robbery suspect. Police say Timothy Obryant Smith, 32, of Greenville has confessed to the armed robbery of a business in the 900 block of…

GPD Searching for Suspect After Armed Robbery

The Greenville Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying an unknown suspect wanted in connection to an armed robbery investigation. According to investigators, a gas station in Greenville was robbed at knifepoint around 4:20 a.m. on Sunday. The…

Fatal ATV Crash Claims the Life of an Ashford Man

A single-vehicle crash in Houston County has claimed the life of an Ashford man. According to ALEA Sgt. Drew Brooks, Corey James Dunn, 52, was killed when the ATV he was driving left the roadway and struck a ditch. Dunn was…

1 Dead, 8 Shot at High School Graduation Party in Alabama

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) - Alabama authorities say a high school graduation party fueled by alcohol spiraled out of control early Saturday, leaving one person dead. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks tells news outlets eight other people were hurt in a…

Suspect Jumps Out of Window to Escape Police

Several law enforcement agencies responded to a call on Friday afternoon after a female suspect jumped out of a window to escape from two Andalusia Police officers. According to the Andalusia Police Department,  Investigators Tawona Ryce and Sgt. Gene Jackson attempted…

Tragic Accident Claims the Life of a Young Farmer

COVINGTON COUNTY, Ala. (ALABAMA NEWS NETWORK) - A farming accident that occurred Monday morning claimed the life of a young Andalusia man. According to the Covington County Sheriff's Office, 20-year-old Brandon Holt was cutting hay when his tractor broke a guy…

Norah O'Donnell to Become Anchor of "CBS Evening News"

Norah O'Donnell will take over as anchor of the CBS Evening News this summer. It's one of many changes CBS is making in its news division under new CBS News President and Senior Executive Producer Susan Zirinsky. The CBS Evening…

Opp Man in Critical Condition After Sunday Morning Shooting

OPP, Ala. (ALABAMA NEWS NETWORK) - One man is listed in critical condition after a shooting occurred early Sunday morning in Opp. According to the Opp Police Department, officers responded to shots fired around 12:22 a.m. at the "Inbox" building…

Crenshaw County Woman Killed in Crash

Alabama State Troopers say a Crenshaw County woman has been killed in a car crash. State troopers say Mary Elizabeth Baker, 23, of Dozier was killed around 3:19AM this morning. They say she was killed when her car collided with…

Alabama Power Reports Scattered Power Outages

Alabama Power is reporting scattered power outages across Central, West and South Alabama. At 8AM, Alabama Power says there are approximately 4,350 customers are without service. The following is a quick rundown of outages by county location: Tallapoosa County -…

Fatal Accident

A Butler County accident has caused the death of a Greenville man. State Troopers Identify the victim as 37 year old Thorice Markel Tyson. The vehicle he was driving on New Search Road near I-65 ran off the road and…

Six-Year-Old Boy Dies in Butler County Fire

A six-year-old boy has died in a mobile home fire in Butler County. The fire happened in the 100 block of Prairie Lane. Sheriff Danny Bond has told Alabama News Network the fire happened Tuesday night. A mother and three…

Go-cart Operator Killed in Collision with a Motorhome

Alabama State Troopers say a 24 year old Honoraville man died when the go-cart he was operating in a roadway was struck by a motor-home. They identify him as 24 year old Randall Blain Bell. The motor-home was being driven…

Pipe Bomb Found Inside Dale County Sheriff's Office

Officers found a pipe bomb inside an Alabama sheriff's office while going through some evidence that had not been searched. The device didn't go off and no one was hurt in the incident, which occurred Tuesday night at the Dale…

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