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Family Loses Home, Clean Up Continues After Saturday’s Storms

The clean up continued Sunday after storms left behind damage throughout the state Saturday afternoon. One family in Crenshaw County is seeing that damage first-hand. Ronnie Faulk and his two young children returned to a destroyed home and piles of debris after the storms caused a tree to fall through their trailer’s roof. “We kinda waited until it got a…

Update: Suspect in Custody After 4 Hour Standoff In Rutledge

UPDATE: (7:20 p.m.) After a four hour standoff, Craig McCaffee has been arrested and charged with third-degree receiving stolen property, interference of government operations, and resisting arrest. According to Crenshaw County Sheriff’s Office, the Butler County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance when serving a felony warrant at the Old Acres Mobile Home Park in Rutledge. Once on scene, the suspect barricaded himself…

Family of Crenshaw County Man Hoping Reward Will Help Solve His Murder

$10,000 reward offered in hopes money will help police catch killer in Earl Cosby case

1/1IMG_0203 Show Caption Hide Caption Brent Cosby has fond memories of his father. “He loved everybody. He never had a harsh word to say about anybody,” said Cosby. That’s why it was a shock, Cosby says, to learn his father Earl was murdered. Earl Cosby was found shot to death June 13, 2016 at his car dealership in Rutledge. “It…

Crenshaw Co. Authorities Investigating Possible Homicide in Rutledge

Crenshaw County Sheriff Mickey Powell is investigating what he believes is a murder in Rutledge. Powell says the body of 78-year-old Edwin “Earl” Cosby was found in Cosby’s office late Monday afternoon. Reports say Cosby was last seen earlier that day around three o’clock. Cosby was self-employed and owned the Cosby Body Shop in Rutledge. He also lived down the road from…