Fairfield alabama

Boy, 16, found shot to death near abandoned house

FAIRFIELD, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has been found shot to death near an abandoned house in Fairfield. Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies found the boy’s body early Wednesday morning. Sgt. Joni Money says there had been reports of gunfire in the area the previous night, and multiple vehicles had been shot. Money said investigators are hoping that…

Fairfield City Council Votes To Disband Police Department

FAIRFIELD, Ala. (AP) – Fairfield city leaders have voted to dissolve the city’s police department as leaders look to address financial hardships, but the mayor says city council has no authority to make that decision. Al.com reports that Fairfield City Council voted 4-0 to disband the police department during a meeting Friday. A resolution to disband the department failed in…