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Thomasville Mother Seeks Justice in Teen Son’s Murder

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The mother of a 17 year old who was shot at a Marengo County nightclub and died last week — is out to get justice for her son. Forty-seven year old Ytonnie Blackmon of Thomasville — is hurting. Her 17 year old son — Travion Jackson was murdered — just eleven days ago. “If you…

Lee County Deputies Believe Man Shot His Mother in the Face Over Domestic Dispute

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred at a residence on Lee Road 2085 in Cusseta. On Monday, February 8, police responded to the residence in response to a call of a shooting. At the scene, deputies located a 49-year-old woman unresponsive inside the residence. The woman suffered a gunshot wound to the side of her…

Medical Breakthroughs: Mothers with Coronavirus + Detecting adrenal cancer

Mothers who have Coronavirus are unlikely to pass along the infection to their newborns even after two weeks of breastfeeding. That’s according to a small study of 120 babies. Researchers in New York found no cases of transmission if the mothers took the recommended precautions such as wearing face coverings. A new study finds a simple urine test combined with…

Family Offering $5,000 Reward for Information in 1998 Macon County Murder

It’s been 22-years since a Macon County murder case went cold. Sylvia Dowdell’s body was found with multiple gunshot wounds under a bridge on Macon County Road 22 in 1998. She was missing for about a week before her body was found. Dowdell was a mother of seven and one of the daughters returned to where the body was found…

“My Daughter is Safe” – Mother of Missing Highland Home Teen

Myra Alissia Freeman’s mother claims she spoke with her daughter through a video chat on Monday. Freeman has been missing since December of 2015. The mother of a missing Highland Home teen says her daughter reached out to her through a video chat. Myra, also known as Alissia, Freeman went missing on December 13, 2015. Her parents say she was…

Prattville Woman Dies from Fire Ant Attack; Day After Mother Dies

Authorities and relatives say an Alabama woman standing atop a hay bale was attacked by fire ants and died the day after her mother died. A joint funeral was held Thursday in Selma for the women, 29-year-old Kalyn Rolan and 53-year-old Roberta Lynn Duke, both of Prattville. Rolan’s mother-in-law, Sheila Rolan, says Duke had died of lung disease and the…