Murder

Alabama Man Sentenced to Death for Killing Wife and Family

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of killing his estranged wife, her unborn child and three other people in north Alabama has been sentenced to death. The decision by Madison County Circuit Judge Chris Comer follows a jury’s 11-1 vote to recommend death for 46-year-old Christopher Henderson. Jurors in July convicted Henderson in the shooting and stabbing deaths of…

Selma Man Stabbed to Death Over the Weekend

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma Police are investigating the city’s 16th murder of the year. Police Chief Kenta Fulford says 48 year old Roderick Moore of Selma — was stabbed to death over the weekend. Fulford says officers were called out to Vaughan Regional Medical Center at around 9 Friday night — after man who had been stabbed in…

Marion Man Charged in Death of His Estranged Wife

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A Marion man is behind bars — accused of killing his estranged wife. Jimmy Woods is charged with murder — and domestic violence. Fire fighters responded to a fire at Woods’ house 1:30 Sunday morning. Then hours later — his estranged wife was found dead in a truck on another side of town. Authorities say…

Selma Police Investigate City’s 14th Murder of 2021

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma Police are investigating city’s 14th murder of the year. Chief Kenta Fulford says officers responded to an accident on the 1300 block of Lauderdale Street Saturday morning. And found a 21 year old black male — with a gunshot wound to the head. Fulford says the victim was taken to the hospital where he…

Camden Murder Suspects Arrested in Montgomery

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Traffic cameras in Montgomery — help authorities in Camden put two wanted murder suspects behind bars. District Attorney Michael Jackson say 19 year old Cedric Tolar, Jr. — and 25 year old Emanuel Hardley — both of Camden — are each charged in the shooting that killed disabled veteran Jacinta McCaskey — and wounded her…

Selma Man Behind Bars Charged with Killing His Roommate

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A Selma man is found dead at his home in Selma Friday morning. Now his roommate is charged with his murder. Capt. Natasha Fowlkes says 25 year old Corey Rabb of Selma has been arrested in the shooting death of 27 year old Shaquille Shamburger. Fowlkes says Rabb confessed to the killing during questioning at…

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…

Disabled Vet Killed, Man Hurt in Camden Shooting

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A murder investigation is underway in Camden after a disabled veteran is killed — and her husband is hurt — in a shooting. Camden Assistant Police Chief Keldric Powell says the shooting happened on the Camden Bypass at around 5:45 Thursday afternoon. A husband and wife were shot during the incident. Their identities have not…