Killings

$2,000 Reward Offered for Suspect in Alexander City Double Murder Investigation

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say they’re searching for a suspect after two people were slain in Alexander City.  It’s been reported that the killings happened late Monday night. Law officers say they discovered two people killed by gunshots inside a home. They were identified as 40-year-old Stephanie Nicole Motes; and her 18-year-old son, Cody Lane Motes. Authorities say…

Sheriff: Man Used Ax, then Guns in South Alabama Massacre

An Alabama sheriff says the suspect in the slaughter of five adults was armed with an ax as he attacked them in their sleep, using the weapon to strike one of his first victims in a reclining chair and then moving through the house to assault the others. Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochran says Derrick Dearman overpowered the victims in…