Crime

  Police arrest Huntsville woman for murder after Saturday death investigation

38-year-old Fuqua is accused of murdering her husband, 33-year-old Christopher Fuqua, Saturday night in their home on Cypress Point Dr. in Huntsville.

  Marshall Co. man arrested in connection to Capitol riots to be released from prison

Limestone Co. deputies searching for burglary suspect

Special Victims Unit charge Huntsville man on multiple sex-related charges involving a minor

  $1.75M settlement announced in 2015 assault of Indian grandfather involving Madison police

  Former Limestone Co. Superintendent pleads guilty in fraud case

Police say Decatur man accused of rape, assault sentenced to life

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  Alabama Shakes drummer out of jail, released on bond

Huntsville Police officer accused of murder from a 2018 shooting will go to trial after multiple delays

  New filing in Limestone Co. Sheriff Mike Blakely’s case

Deputies arrest DeKalb Jackson Water employee for stealing customers’ credit, debit card numbers

Huntsville police arrest man for murder in connection to grandson killed in car wreck

Decatur woman arrested for stabbing

  Marshall Co. man guilty of shooting at Albertville Police Officer

The incident happened back in 2019.

  UPDATE: Potential murder weapon found in Limestone County death investigation involving victim’s son

The son of a man shot to death in Limestone County on Monday has been arrested on a murder charge.

Bridgeport police officer arrested on pornography charges

Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies found pornographic images of someone under the age of 17 on Booth's phone.

  Huntsville police arrest man for sexual abuse, posting it online

Jadarian Williams, 24, is accused sexually abusing a child under the age of 12 and sharing it online.

  Lawrence County family says man pointing rifle at them and deputies wasn’t random

Deputies charge two people in connection to meth labs in DeKalb County

Man facing multiple charges after pointing rifle at deputies, bystanders

  Former Alabama Shakes drummer arrested for child abuse; attorneys say he is innocent

Former Alabama Shakes drummer arrested

Ardmore man guilty of reckless manslaughter in death of his wife in front of two young children

Rainsville Wastewater supervisor sentenced after illegal wine operation

A Rainsville man will serve a 90 day sentence after pleading guilty to operating an illegal winery inside of a city sewage facility.

Police charge two men for robbing, threatening guests at Decatur hotel

Two men are now in the Morgan County Correctional Facility after police say they are accused of robbing people and threatening them with a deadly weapon.

  Trial begins for Ardmore man accused of killing his wife in front of two young children

Thomas Green is accused of killing 35-year-old Cheryl Holt in 2018.

New trial date set for William Darby

The Madison County Circuit Court announced a new trial date for William Darby on Tuesday.

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office will patrol convenience stores for illegal Tianeptine drug

Tianeptine, also known as Tiana and Za Za Red is now classified as a controlled substance.

Former Decatur teacher pleads guilty to sex act with student

Former Decatur High School teacher Carrie Cabri Witt is facing up to 20 years in prison after she pled guilty to engaging in a sex act with a student in court today.

  Jury finds woman guilty of murder for Athens man killed in 2017

Lambert is now one of two convicted for the murder of 27-year-old Brenton Gatlin in 2017

Court of Criminal Appeals upholds murder conviction of Marty Stafford

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has affirmed the murder conviction of Marty Gene Stafford

  Remembering Deu’nta Moore: Family holds vigil for 17-year-old killed in shooting

It’s been almost one week since a deadly drive by shooting in Huntsville killed a 17-year-old Mae Jemison student.

Investigation leads to 30 arrests in Huntsville

According to authorities, the investigation led them to a specific Huntsville neighborhood where 30 different arrests were made.

Athens chase ends with shooting in Tennessee

A high-speed chase through Athens ended with an officer-involved shooting in Lincoln County, Tennessee, according to authorities.

More than 20 illegal gambling machines found in Huntsville business

Huntsville police say they seized more than 20 illegal gambling machines from a Huntsville businesses Tuesday afternoon.

Deputies arrest man after he broke into someone’s car naked, stole clothes

The homeowner reported Douglas, who deputies say was naked at the time, broke into the homeowner’s vehicle, stole some clothes, and then attempted to break into the home.

North Alabama man charged with sexual abuse of a child in Montgomery

A Madison County man has been charged after court records say he recorded a video containing sexual abuse.

  “Stop the violence” Family of teen killed in drive-by shooting speaks out

A family is mourning the death of a 17-year-old student after he was killed in a drive-by shooting Friday night.

  Man accused of murder in Muscle Shoals pleads not guilty

Shaun Michael Ryan was indicted on capital murder charges for the 2015 deaths of Kayla Ann Glover and Gary Wayne Baskins

Limestone County couple sentenced for child exploitation

A couple from Limestone County who pleaded guilty to producing child pornography in 2019 were sentenced on child exploitation charges this week.

  Murder trials in Limestone County resume next week

The pandemic has prevented them there for the last year.

Morgan County drug trafficking suspect now in custody

Morgan County Deputies say a man wanted for drug trafficking turned himself in on Friday.

Madison County deputies searching for armed robbery suspects

Deputies are searching for an armed man and woman who are accused of robbing a Windmill Beverage store on Winchester Road in Huntsville.

Police arrest 4 people for shooting into Decatur homes

Four men are facing charges in connection to a shooting that ended up hitting homes in Decatur.

  Stand Your Ground hearing for Lauderdale County man accused of killing neighbor underway

Charles Jordan is asking a judge to find that he acted in self-defense in a fatal 2018 shooting.

  Joshua James, man arrested in connection to Capitol riots, denied bond

Joshua James has been in federal custody since his arrest on Tuesday. This afternoon, he's going before a federal judge in Birmingham, asking for a chance to be released on bond.

  Neighbors respond to Marshall County man arrested by FBI for connection at Capitol riot

33-year-old Joshua James lives on Brashier’s Chapel Road in Arab. FBI agents raided his home on Tuesday and one neighbor witnessed it all.

  Cyber security specialist weighs in on Madison County Jail security breach

The Madison County Jail is one of dozens of entities hit by this hacktivist group based in Switzerland.

  13-year-old charged with assault, arson after stabbing a woman, two children

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office responded to a woman and two children who were stabbed by a 13-year-old in the Speake community on Tuesday afternoon.

stolen motorcycle guy

Joseph Daniel Baugh of Albertville was found hiding under a mobile home in the area and the authorities confirmed the motorcycle he was driving was stolen out of Etowah County.

  “It’s basically over-the-counter heroin,” says the Judge trying to ban tianeptine in Decatur

A Morgan County Judge is joining the long list of people pushing the ban of a dangerous dietary supplement after he's seen the effects of tianeptine first hand in his own town.

Deputies say Priceville man running from authorities caught, facing multiple charges

Deputies charged Morrow with possession of drug paraphernalia, illegal possession of prohibited liquor, attempting to elude, resisting arrest and two outstanding felony warrants and 1 misdemeanor warrant for bond revocation.

  Fire investigation at a Huntsville school playground

Tuesday morning there was a strong burning smell coming from the school, that’s how a school employee knew something wasn’t right.

SCAM ALERT: Fake Social Security calls in Limestone County

Scammers are calling Limestone County residents claiming their social security numbers have been compromised.

Police looking for suspect in Moulton gas station robbery

Authorities say Coreggnal Ladon Ayers of Huntsville is suspected of robbing the Cowboy’s gas station along Highway 157

Police confirm one man charged with murder after a man was killed at Huntsville Waffle House

Multiple crews responded to the Waffle House on University Drive Friday night

Investigators say 3 dogs died from possible poisonous food in DeKalb County

The dog’s owner told investigators he found a plate on his property with what appeared to be canned dog food mixed with a granular substance.

  Preliminary hearing updates for Decatur man accused of torturing, killing an 8-month-old

22-year-old Cameron Elliott is facing capital murder, sexual torture, and possession of drugs charges.

U.S. Marshals arrest man charged with murder of Florence woman

Florence police say Roydricker Lamar Bullock was arrested on March 5 for the murder of 48-year-old Patrice Denice Lott.

  Audio recordings from former Limestone County Superintendent: “it didn’t pass the smell test”

48 EXCLUSIVE: In the recording you will hear Tom Sisk, the former Limestone County Schools Superintendent, being questioned about the virtual schools and how the students were accounted for.

  Judge allows Mason Sisk to visit crime scene, latest hearing on capital murder case

The latest motion asked the Limestone County officials to comply with Prison Rape Elimination Act national standards.

  Next-door neighbor speaks on Hartselle murder; Suspect out on bond

“Honest to God he would have gave the shirt off his back for you,” said the victim’s next-door neighbor.

Limestone Co. deputies say suspect taken to hospital to remove meth from her 'body cavity' following arrest

According to deputies, Brown admitted she had a bag of meth hidden in one of her body cavities. The meth was do deeply hidden, Brown had to be transported to the Athens-Limestone Hospital where medical personnel removed 8 grams of meth from her body.

New trial date for Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely

After months of rescheduling due to the pandemic, Sheriff Blakely’s trial is scheduled for July 12 2021.

Decatur man charged after Wednesday shooting in Decatur

According to officials with the Decatur Police Department, one man was shot in the leg on West Moulton Street just before 8:30 p.m.

UPDATE: Police say one man accused of killing his brother in Hartselle shooting

Hartselle police say 80-year-old Jerry Wayne Cleek is being held on a $100,000 bond for shooting and killing his brother on Wednesday.

  District Attorney speaks on Valhermoso Springs murder case indictment, seeking the death penalty

“With seven victims - that is by far the biggest and most significant crime that’s ever occurred in Morgan County in modern history,” District Attorney Scott Anderson said.

  Brooks High School teacher accused of sexual contact with a student could be terminated

Brooks High School teacher accused of sexual contact with a student could be terminated.

Collinsville man arrested on sexual abuse, child pornography charges

A man from Collinsville is now facing charges of of sexual abuse and child phonography.

UPDATE: Deputies identify shooting suspect involved in high-speed chase

The Limestone County Sheriff's Office confirms a shooting suspect is in jail after sending deputies on a high-speed chase through multiple states Monday.

Elkmont man stabbed by roommate’s family member

Rossie Drake is charged with assault after deputies say she stabbed her uncle’s roommate, Richard Byrd, while he was drinking his morning coffee.

Decatur man arrested on multiple drug charges

Sims was found to be on active probation for distribution of cocaine.

  UPDATE: Marshall County man found guilty for the murder of his wife, sentencing scheduled for May

Marshall County’s first murder trial of 2021 continues.

  Police identify suspect in Target parking lot incident resulting in officer injury

Don Wester with HEMSI says a Huntsville police officer has been injured.

  Many private school parents not aware of allegations against former Limestone Co. school leaders

The indictment says close to 1,000 full time private schools students were listed as full time virtual students for Athens City and Limestone County schools. Over the last two days we’ve talked to more than a dozen parents of these children, and in most cases, broke the news of the investigation.

  Suspect wanted in Marshall County church burglaries

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office needs your help to find who is responsible for several burglaries at a Guntersville church.

  UPDATE: Police arrest third suspect for shooting into unoccupied Decatur home, vehicle

Decatur police arrested three men they say fired multiple shots into a home and car in November.

Tips from public lead to drug trafficking arrest in Morgan County

All three suspects were transported to and booked in the Morgan County Jail.

Update: Police identify suspects in Albertville bank robbery

Police confirmed one man walked into the Regions Banks on U.S. Highway 431 in Albertville just before 1:30 p.m.

High-speed chase ends in Morgan County; 2 people in custody

A high-speed chase started in Morgan County and ended in Cullman County Friday night. Two people are now in custody.

Birmingham man pleads guilty for fraud on fallen Huntsville Police Officer’s memorial fund

In December 2019, Hammonds fraudulently planned to take money from the Billy Clardy Memorial Fund.