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Amber Alert Cancelled for Anniston Child

The state of Alabama has cancelled an Amber Alert for a 2-year-old girl. Catalina Rimpsey was found safe earlier this morning. Authorities issued the amber alert after the girl was abducted from Anniston around 11:30 P.M. Wednesday and was believed to be in extreme danger. She was allegedly abducted by her father, 75-year-old Freddy Rimpsey Sr. Categories: Crime, News, Statewide…

Project Lifesaver Program Helps Locate Lost Senior Citizens

Project Lifesaver has been active in Alabama since 2006. It was implemented after law enforcement officials realized that the most difficult search and rescue missions were for elderly people, and those with Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Autism. This is where the technology used in this program shines brightest. The patient wears a wrist band similar to a smart watch. The device…

Harper Lee letters offer candid takes on religion and Family

Harper Lee, the most media shy of writers, was not shy about expressing herself in private. Six letters donated to Emory University and being made public Monday show the author lamenting the conservative values of her native Monroeville, Alabama, and longing to go back in New York. They also reflect her deep compassion for her father, A.C. Lee, the basis…

Homicide investigation underway in Montgomery

A homicide investigation is underway in Montgomery this morning. Authorities responded to the 3100 block of Crawford Street where they located an adult male who had sustained a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say a dispute between two individuals who knew each other led to gunfire. Additional information will be available later in the day. No…

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Resigns

Justice Glenn Murdock is stepping down from the Alabama Supreme Court. Murdoch announced his resignation Thursday in a letter to Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey. Murdock said his resignation will be effective on Jan. 16. The retiring associate justice wrote in his letter to Ivey that he wanted to “explore other professional opportunities and other ways in which I might be…

Police, Fire Chiefs Voted out in Alexander City

Two longtime city leaders in Alexander City are now out of a job.  The city council voted Monday night to not reappoint the city’s fire and police chiefs.  The two have over 60 years in combined service to the city. Kem Jones, the city’s first female fire chief, worked at the fire department for over 25 years, and Willie Robinson,…

Law Enforcement Address Mental Health at Summitt

It’s a growing problem many people are afraid to talk about, mental health. Law enforcement came together to address the negative stigma, in hope of finding a solution. Envision, and other organizations came together with law enforcement for the Sequential Intercept Mapping Workshop at the Mental Health Authority Building in Montgomery. They’re creating  a map of a path someone can take if…