The week ahead: Feb. 24 - March 2 - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

The week ahead: Feb. 24 - March 2

A number of North Alabama court cases are on the docket this week. A number of North Alabama court cases are on the docket this week.
NORTH ALABAMA (WAFF) -

A number of North Alabama court cases are onthe docket this week.

Monday morning, the murder trial of Joshua Conerlyis set to get underway. He is accused of killing Timothy Lanier in February2011. Also headed to trial Monday is RonniePearson. The Hazel Green man is charged with sexual abuse, attempted rape,and sodomy. He was arrested in 2013 after fleeing to Tennessee.

A Jackson County man charged with threateninga Paint Rock police officer, the police chief and his family is set to appearin court Monday afternoon. Prosecutors are trying to revoke JosephNevels' bond to keep him in jail.

On Wednesday, a preliminary hearing is setfor CarlHerold, who is accused of holding a child in his Huntsville home for nearlya year. He is charged with multiple counts of child porn, sexual abuse andsodomy.

In political news, Senator Richard Shelbycontinues his statewide jobsand industry tour Monday morning. He's making a stop in Lauderdale Countyat Florence's ECM Hospital, then it's on to Limestone County to visit Snap-onTools in Elkmont.

Wednesday is also the deadline for theDepartment of Justice to tell Huntsville City Schools why it opposes the district'sre-zoning plans. The federal government has its own plan it wants toimplement, but it has not been publicly released.

Remember, whenbreaking news happens, we break it first online, by email, and by text. If youwant to receive our breaking news alerts by text, pull out your phone right nowand text NEWS to 44848. Message and data rates may apply. You can text STOP atany time to cancel your subscription, text HELP for more information, or call877-571-0774 for support.

Copyright 2014 WAFF. All rights reserved. 

  • Inside WAFFMore>>

  • Related stories

    Related stories

    Conerly murder charge Pearson rape charge Nevels threat charge Herold sex abuse charge Shelby industry tour HSV school re-zoningMore >>
    Conerly murder charge Pearson rape charge Nevels threat charge Herold sex abuse charge Shelby industry tour HSV school re-zoningMore >>
  • NewsMore>>

  • Sheffield Fire Department struggling with high turnover rate

    Sheffield Fire Department struggling with high turnover rate

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 7:21 AM EDT2017-03-28 11:21:06 GMT
    Source: WAFFSource: WAFF

    Our news gathering partner at the Decatur Times Daily reports the city of Sheffield in Colbert County is dealing with a staffing shortage in their fire department.  Fire Chief Dewey King, who is also the city's public safety director, says that low wages are contributing to a high turnover rate. 

    More >>

    Our news gathering partner at the Decatur Times Daily reports the city of Sheffield in Colbert County is dealing with a staffing shortage in their fire department.  Fire Chief Dewey King, who is also the city's public safety director, says that low wages are contributing to a high turnover rate. 

    More >>
  • Lauren: Tracking more storms Thursday

    Lauren: Tracking more storms Thursday

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 6:08 AM EDT2017-03-28 10:08:24 GMT
    Source: WAFFSource: WAFF

    The last bit of the lingering rain will push south of the Valley this morning. Cloud cover will also begin breaking up, allowing temperatures to warm into the upper 70s. ?

    More >>

    The last bit of the lingering rain will push south of the Valley this morning. Cloud cover will also begin breaking up, allowing temperatures to warm into the upper 70s. ?

    More >>
  • DeKalb County Sheriff's Office will open Saturdays

    DeKalb County Sheriff's Office will open Saturdays

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 6:00 AM EDT2017-03-28 10:00:45 GMT
    Source: WAFFSource: WAFF
    Beginning Saturday, April 1,  DeKalb County Sheriff's Office will be open from 8 a.m. through 3:45 p.m. for people to pick up reports and renew their pistol permits.  "For the past couple of years we have been working on opening the office on Saturdays to accommodate the people who are unable to make it to the office during our regular office hours," Sheriff Jimmy Harris said.   "We feel like this will help people who are unable to make it down her...More >>
    Beginning Saturday, April 1,  DeKalb County Sheriff's Office will be open from 8 a.m. through 3:45 p.m. for people to pick up reports and renew their pistol permits.  "For the past couple of years we have been working on opening the office on Saturdays to accommodate the people who are unable to make it to the office during our regular office hours," Sheriff Jimmy Harris said.   "We feel like this will help people who are unable to make it down her...More >>
Powered by Frankly