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  Lauderdale County man arrested on charges of rape, sodomy, sexual abuse

Wesley Paul Dempsey is charged with rape, sexual abuse on a child under 12, sodomy and material harm of a minor.

  Colbert County ending gas tax for golf course, resort

Florence man dies after suffering burns in Saturday morning crash

Woman killed at freight plant in Colbert County

Protecting Your Family: Making homes safe for the elderly

Applications for arts grants available now

AL driver’s license getting 8th digit

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44th Empty Table Fund aims to help families across the Shoals

Hundreds gather to honor fallen State Trooper Jason Hewitt

Roaches, rodents & dripping ceilings - Kitchen Cops Report for November 9th

Florence standoff over; man found dead inside home

Franklin County man found guilty of lesser charges in toddler’s death

Florence man facing theft charges

UNA stuns Vanderbilt in women’s basketball

The Lions defeated Vanderbilt by a final score of 74-71.

Man falls through Waffle House ceiling in Tuscumbia

Authorities are searching for a man who fell through a Waffle House ceiling Sunday.

  Family speaks about state trooper killed by vehicle while jogging in Lauderdale Co.

Authorities confirm an off-duty state trooper was killed in Lauderdale County Tuesday morning,

Colbert County arson suspect turns himself in

The manhunt for an arson suspect is over.

Northwest Shoals Community College to hold Veterans Day tributes on both campuses

Colbert County victim’s family speaks about how they’re doing after trial

83-year-old man killed in 18-wheeler wreck in Tuscumbia

Seven children injured in Lauderdale County bus crash

4th lawsuit filed against Colbert County Jail

Student charged in Muscle Shoals High School threat

  Report: Colbert County woman found guilty in husband’s murder

A Colbert County woman has been found guilty in her husband’s murder case.

1 arrested in Florence stabbing

The extent of injuries has not yet been reported, but an air ambulance landing site has been prepared in the area.

Cousins killed in Lauderdale County crash

Authorities responded to a crash in Lauderdale County on Tuesday.

Former Shoals man being held in GA on kidnapping charges

Almonds has been charged with first-degree kidnapping. He is accused of taking a 24-year-old former Sheffield woman from her house on Pinehurst Boulevard on October 17.

Lauderdale County schools launching new safety app

Administrators the app is another way to ensure they are doing everything they can to keep your kids safe from any possible threats. They say all parents and students in the district with a smart phone can submit an anonymous alert directly to their school.

Lauderdale County authorities searching for missing teen

The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office says that Samuel Bowler Halford, also known as “BOBO”, was last seen at his home in Lexington in the early mornings on Saturday.

  Colbert County Jail inmates file federal lawsuits after assault claims

Attorney Sherrod says assaults are a problem at the Colbert County jail. He says some inmates are serving time for committing minor crimes like unpaid tickets and are now sitting next to inmates who may have killed someone. Sherrod says there is currently no separation between the violent and non-vi

One man dead in Lauderdale County crash

A Florence man died as a result of a crash in Lauderdale County on Sunday.

1 dead, 2 injured in Littleville crash

A 23-year-old girl died as a result of the crash while a couple was flown to Huntsville Hospital to be treated for injuries.

Lauderdale County Sheriff urges people to donate to first responders in FL

The Lauderdale County Sheriff is urging residents to donate to first responders that have lost everything in rural parts of Florida.

Shoals church spends time recognizing first responders

Members of a church in the Shoals spent time on Saturday recognizing the hard and dangerous work of local first responders.

One dead after fire at abandoned house in Sheffield

Fire officials say that a homeless man was pronounced dead at the scene on South National Avenue just before midnight.

Two men found dead inside Lawrence County home

Police responded to the scene on Johnson Lane, where the two males were found dead.

Third graders with winning smiles to help state promote oral health

A third-grade boy and girl will win the ‘Share Your Smile with Alabama’ contest, making them the featured attraction in upcoming state marketing promoting flossing and brushing.

Two popular family spots make the Kitchen Cops Trouble Spots List

We take a closer look at health inspection reports at restaurants in six north Alabama counties.

Liz Hurley’s daughter talks about her mother’s breast cancer journey

The Liz Hurley Ribbon Run will be held this Saturday October the 20, 2018. All week we've been surprising Liz by speaking with her loved ones about her journey.

3 possible cases of polio-like illness in Alabama

A mysterious polio-like disease has parents worried across the nation and in Alabama.

17 North Alabama Zaxby’s will be donating sales to hurricane relief efforts

10 percent of sales from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. today at seventeen participating Zaxby’s locations will be donated to the American Red Cross’s hurricane relief efforts.

Lauderdale County football player recovering after spinal cord injury

A Lauderdale County High School student is back at home recovering from a spinal injury after taking a hard hit on the football field.

Moulton woman, teen son killed in 2-vehicle crash

Alabama State Troopers report that a mother and son were killed in a two-vehicle wreck Tuesday morning.

Phil Campbell resident killed in rollover wreck

Alabama State Troopers report that a Phil Campbell resident was killed in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday evening.

Lawrence County animal shelter says they’re not euthanizing dogs

The Lawrence County animal shelter is setting the record straight this Tuesday.

  Overcrowding issues lead to euthanasia at Lawrence County animal shelter

The clock is ticking for some dogs to live in Lawrence County. The newly developed county-operated animal shelter is forced to euthanize some dogs this week due to overcrowding.

No injuries after driver crashes into Lauderdale County High classroom

The Rogersville Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene and said that nobody was injured in the accident.

Sheffield police searching for escaped inmate

Police in Sheffield have advised the public to be on the lookout for an escaped inmate.

Lauderdale County High student hospitalized after suffering spinal cord injury during football game

According to Lauderdale County High School’s Facebook page, Carson Harbin suffered a bruised spinal cord from a stinger.

1 hospitalized following shooting in Sheffield

Police began investigating a shooting in Sheffield that left one person injured Friday night.

Man recaptured after failing to return from work release in Lawrence County

Lawrence County authorities say a wanted man is back in custody.

Shoals Salvation Army needs volunteers to help people impacted by Hurricane Michael

The Shoals Salvation Army is collecting supplies and preparing to head south to help in the recovery after Hurricane Michael. The organization still needs volunteers who can help people impacted by the storm.

Shoals Salvation Army leaders gearing up for registration for Angel Tree program

Salvation Army leaders are gearing up for registration for their Angel Tree Program.

Unused bullet found in Florence school bathroom

Florence Middle School was briefly placed on soft lock down Thursday morning after an unused bullet was found in a school bathroom.

Northwest Alabama Job Fair on Thursday

The fair will feature several area employers with over 400 available jobs.

Local group working to make more Shoals cities smoke-free

Sheffield is the first northwest Alabama city to ban smoking in public places. Now a local group is working to get more cities to become smoke-free.

Florence authorities offer tips on how to prevent car burglaries

If you don't secure your car properly you can become a victim of a crime of opportunity. The Florence Police Department wants to make sure that doesn't happen.

Man taken to hospital after shooting in Sheffield

Police say the victim was airlifted to Huntsville Hospital following the incident on Blake Street.

Tuscumbia man dies in single-vehicle crash

The crash reportedly happened on Ligon Springs Road, just south of Littleville.

Juvenile in Lawrence County found safe after being reported missing

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office says that Mikael Jean Rishelle Olson was last seen at the East Lawrence football game Friday night.

Colbert County sheriff wants DNA testing to help solve fatal stabbing

Sheriff Frank Williamson says if the state continues to drag its feet in testing the DNA evidence he will go to court to get a resolution.

  Sexual misconduct case dropped against Franklin County school photographer

The investigation into whether a school photographer inappropriately touched students during picture day in Franklin County is being dropped.

Missing Lauderdale County teen found safe

The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office reports a missing teen has been found.

Lauderdale County man charged in June murder case

A man has been charged in Florence in connection to a deadly shooting in June.

Man arrested on theft charge in Florence

Authorities in Florence have arrested a man after receiving a call about a theft from a construction site.

Sheffield bans smoking in public

The 4-2 vote bans smoking in restaurants, public parks and possibly other public places.

Franklin County superintendent: No more mold in pre-K classroom

One pre-K student at the school has been hospitalized from mold exposure.

UNA adding 3rd ceremony to fall graduation

UNA officials hope this should alleviate any concerns about seat limitations.

Tuscumbia mayor wants to bring in new retailers

Tuscumbia Mayor Kerry Underwood is working on a plan to get some new retail stores in the Shoals.

2 killed in car wreck in Littleville

A fatal wreck in Littleville left two people dead and one injured Thursday morning.

Salvation Army truck stolen in the Shoals

Law enforcement in the Shoals need help finding a pickup truck that was stolen from the Shoals Salvation Army.

Fight over Confederate symbolism is focus of big debate at UNA

After being known for more than 50 years as the “Pride of Dixie,” the University of North Alabama Marching Band may be straying from its nickname.

UNA limiting graduation tickets

UNA officials say the six ticket limit all came about because of the renovation project being done in Flowers Hall.

Report: Huntsville experiencing fast growth in population

The report says that the Huntsville area has grown from 417,953 people in 2010 to 445,448 people in 2017, which is a growth of 9.07-percent over the time.

Lauderdale County sheriff putting together task force to solve jail overcrowding problem

Sheriff Rick Singleton says the current facility can hold 203 inmates, but they continue to have more than 300 hundred inmates, creating a dangerous situation for deputies.

Texas Board of Education decides to remove Helen Keller from curriculum

The Texas Board of Education has decided to remove certain historical figures from their social studies curriculum. One of these being eliminated from required teaching is Alabama’s own Helen Keller.

Tuscumbia man dies in two-vehicle crash

A Tuscumbia died as the result of a two-vehicle crash on Monday.

NW Alabama airport receives grant for airport development, runway safety

Northwest Alabama Regional Airport has just received a $5.9 million-dollar grant from the Federal Aviation Administration for airport development and runway safety.

Asian carp threatening Shoals waterways

The Asian carp has already overcrowded fish in the Mississippi River system pushing out fish populations not used to aggressive invaders. Local authorities don’t want that to happen here.

VIDEOS: 48 Road Tour to the Shoals

There are some amazing stories out of the Shoals.

Florence restaurant offers ‘360’ view, fine dining

The 360 Grille in Florence offers patrons a chance to see three states, the Tennessee River and breathtaking sunsets without leaving the table.