Limestone - Morgan

  May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month, a time to think about building bone strength and density.

Decatur police arrest Huntsville man in connection to recent car break ins

Passenger killed, driver injured after vehicle hits tree in Morgan County

Athens State University selects new president

Suspected mail thieves sought in Ardmore area

Point Mallard Water Park preps

  Moldy BBQ in the Shoals and redemption for Shoney’s in Athens; Your May 17th Kitchen Cops report

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  Man sets himself on fire outside Walmart in Athens, Ala.

  Man caught, woman sought over shoplifting at Decatur Walmart

  Falkville police chief resigns amid FBI investigation

Embattled former Morgan County sheriff says pocketing jail food money would have been legal

  Morgan County law enforcement honor fallen officers

  Deputies share their experiences serving the people of Morgan County

2 sought after 'joy ride’ in stolen car destroys crops in Limestone County

Limestone County investigators are looking for two suspects in connection to a car theft and damage to property that resulted in crop loss.

  Hartselle resident shoots neighbor during dispute, deputies say

Morgan County deputies are investigating a shooting on Bethel Circle in Hartselle.

Authorities searching for Limestone County business theft suspects

Deputies say two men stole several items from a business on U.S. 72 on multiple occasions.

SoulStock faces uncertain future, charging admission for first time ever

Organizers of the Christian music festival are praying they'll get support to keep the event going in the future

  Kitchen Cops find insects, toddlers and dirty plates this week

2 killed in unrelated traffic crashes in Limestone County

Police investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Decatur

Moulton Middle and Hatton High School gyms in urgent need of repair

Madison man found not guilty in Limestone sodomy case

Home repair fraud suspect arrested in Morgan County

  Man wanted in Morgan County police pursuit, multiple warrants

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help locating Tyler Rashaud Sales.

  Mother of 6-year-old killed in Hartselle wreck blames accused father

Rachel Holmes, mother of 6-year-old Aleigha Thomson, who was killed two years ago in a crash, found out Monday the child’s father is accused of causing her death.

House catches fire in Burgreen Road area of Limestone County

There was a fully involved house fire in Limestone County Wednesday afternoon.

Lawrence County school bus involved in wreck

A school bus was in a wreck on Highway 24 in Lawrence County Wednesday afternoon.

Wrongful death suit filed in shooting that resulted in no criminal charges

You may remember Nick CazIer was killed two years ago this week. Investigators say the incident started as an argument between CazIer and employees.

  Thousands of FBI recruits heading to Tennessee Valley

Decatur Mayor Tab Bowling and Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle both say the trip is just another example of how all the neighboring cities here in north Alabama collaborate and delegate together.

Morgan County man arrested for 6-year-old daughter’s death in 2017 DUI wreck

Investigators say medical records from the crash show Corey Thomson was under the influence at the time.

  Police warn of counterfeit money circulating in Decatur

Police are urging all merchants and residents to pay close attention to the currency they may receive.

“Elsa” gets into trouble with Morgan County deputies during Touch-A-Truck event

Several area families came out for the Touch-A-Truck event, held in Decatur by PACT (Parents and Children Together).

  4-year-old injured in Limestone County lawnmower accident must learn to walk again

Daniel is back home but will be going back to Vanderbilt University Medical Center this week, where doctors will try to save his right foot.

  Athens football coach’s tire-changing lesson goes viral

Mondays are called “Manly Mondays” at Athens High School. The football team has their workouts then gets some real world lessons from head football coach Cody Gross.

  2-year-old battling cystic fibrosis living life to the fullest

The rare, genetic disease affects at least 30,000 people in the United States.

  Kitchen Cops of May 3rd, 2019: Dirty dishes, roaches and rodents

With 62 inspections in the Madison County area, inspectors had plenty of problems to write up this week.

  What you need to know if you want a job at Mazda Toyota

As crews continue building the new Mazda Toyota Manufacturing plant in Huntsville, efforts are also underway to build the workforce.

Athens police searching for men suspected of multiple vehicle break-ins

Police say these men broke into vehicles in several neighborhoods early Thursday.

  Suspect ID needed in catalytic converter theft at Morgan County business

On Easter Sunday, several vehicles were broken into at a business in the Lacey’s Spring area and had catalytic converters stolen.

  Missing TN baby found in Limestone County; noncustodial mother in custody

Limestone County deputies rescued a missing 4-month-old Wednesday evening.

  Counterfeit money use by Elkmont students under investigation

Investigators began following up on the case and were able to recover 20 fake $100 bills from students.

  Athens grandmother rescued from burning home passes away

Selestine Harris’ family expressed their gratitude to the firefighters who worked to pull their loved one out of the burning home,

  Moulton to tear down Willow Tree after fire

The future of the store and the building is unclear.

Missing Morgan County teen found after 3 weeks

Madison Toles was reported missing on April 8.

  CITY SCHOOLS: Board hears proposal for new iAcademy

So far the Athens City Board of Education has approved extensive renovations once classes end in May.

  Human bones found near Priceville could be centuries old

Investigators have since taken ownership of the bones.

  Former Decatur crime scene tech, witness in murder trial, testifies on alleged evidence theft

Our news partners at the Decatur Daily, say Jonathan Lowery is accused of stealing evidence.

  Man accused of traveling to Decatur for sex act with child

Police say he traveled from Pelham to Decatur for the purpose of engaging in an unlawful sex act with the child.

  WMEL and 3M reach settlement agreement

The West Morgan-East Lawrence Water Authority and the 3M Company, Inc. reached a settlement agreement on Friday morning.

  Moulton looks at damage costs after historic fire

The historic downtown Moulton fire is contained and we hope the damage will be done.

Morgan County capital murder trial delayed

24-year-old Joseph Cowan is charged with two counts of capital murder for the 2015 shooting deaths of Antonio Hernandez-Lopez, 27, and Josh Davis, 25.

  Vape by a crock pot & droppings in the stock room - Your Kitchen Cops Report for April 26th, 2019

We’re digging in to more than 200 inspection reports from across north Alabama this week. We’ll start in Madison County, where one hot spot at Bridge Street is getting our attention, yet again.

  Historical markers stolen in Limestone County

Each of these markers are valued at $2,400. But that doesn’t include the labor to put them together.

  Marshall County man killed after vehicle was struck by tractor in Morgan County

A two-vehicle crash Thursday morning claimed the life of a Marshall County man.

  Construction, hiring progress continues for Mazda Toyota

Interested in becoming a production team leader with Mazda Toyota Manufacturing? They are looking to fill a number of key positions and providing a construction update!

  Uptick in synthetic marijuana overdoses in north AL sparks warning

The recent cause for concern is based on crime intelligence gathered from police channels at the federal and local level.

  Another Moulton business destroyed a day after downtown fire extinguished

Even though the fire that raged in downtown Moulton is out, it managed to claim another business.

North Alabama dog left at shelter to be reunited with original owners in Utah

Kopper was brought to the Athens-Limestone Animal Shelter after being abandoned by his most-recent owner. Kopper had been staying with that owner’s neighbor while the owner looked for a new place to live, but the owner moved out of state and never came back for Kopper. But he’s going to be reunit

  Downtown Moulton fire finally out after nearly 48 hours

The fire is finally out in Moulton after nearly 48 devastating hours.

  Moulton’s Court Street Grill owner vows to rebuild fire-destroyed restaurant

It’s being called the most devastating fire in the county’s history.

  Person of interest sought in Hartselle business burglary

Police believe the man in the photo could be connected to a burglary at Gutheries Ice House at 798 U.S. 31 South.

  4 injured in 2-vehicle wreck in Athens

Authorities say a car pulled out in front of a truck and was T-boned and ended up in ditch.

  1 killed, 3 injured in 3-vehicle wreck in Athens

One person was killed in a three-vehicle wreck at U.S. 31 and Moyers Road.

  4-year-old’s leg caught in lawnmower in Limestone County

The person operating the mower did not see the child, who got his leg caught in the mower.

  Report: Former Morgan County sheriff disputes prosecution claims in tax case

Ana Franklin's lawyers are arguing that a presentencing document presented by the U.S. attorney’s office contains many “incorrect facts, and some totally untrue facts.”

  Hartselle woman opens church and home to people in need

Feeding Families is a nonprofit organization in Hartselle that focuses on assisting people in need.

  Fight response in Morgan County leads to heroin, meth trafficking bust

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office arrested two suspects and seized a large quantity of methamphetamine and heroin.

  Business halted at north AL massage parlors suspected of human trafficking

Attorney General Steve Marshall said workers were forced to live in terrible condition and they had to perform sex acts with customers.

  Teen gets 2 years in jail for brother’s shooting death in Limestone County

Kobe Keshon Peoples was initially charged with the murder of 21-year-old Mikus Leron Peoples in February 2018. He pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter.

  Shocker at Shoney’s - Athens location gets lowest Kitchen Cops score in weeks

A summary of health inspection reports from six north Alabama counties

  Federal prosecutor weighs in on doctor opioid busts, state prison problems

US Attorney Jay Town talks with WAFF 48 about doctors arrested in a recent opioid bust and Alabama's prison issues that are getting attention from federal investigators

  About 12 pounds of synthetic cannabinoids seized in Morgan County trafficking bust

The combined weight was approximately 12 pounds, or 5,443 grams, well over the 56-gram threshold Alabama law requires for a trafficking charge.

  Massage parlors investigated over illegal ‘sexual services’ in Madison, Morgan counties

An investigation is underway involving multiple massage parlors in the Tennessee Valley.

  ISS astronauts give shoutout to Decatur High School culinary students

The students won a NASA culinary challenge last year and now get to see the fruits of their labor.

  Limestone County man sentenced in 2015 kidnapping, attempted murder crime spree

Casey White was found guilty on nine charges, including attempted murder, kidnapping, robbery, burglary, cruelty to animals, attempting to elude, and breaking and entering a vehicle.

Limestone County deputies searching for car that damaged guardrail

Investigators in Limestone County are asking the public’s help finding a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run accident.

Inmate recaptured after walking away from Decatur work release

The inmate who walked away from his work release assignment in Decatur is back in custody.

  Decatur business owner sues city for failing to put out fire

Some 50 to 70 carts were destroyed along with the entire business. The investigation and lawsuit are still ongoing.

  Athens firefighters save girl stuck in creek

Athens firefighters are responsible for saving the life of young girl found clinging to a branch, stuck in fast-moving, deep water.

  Pedestrian killed by vehicle on I-65 near Priceville

A pedestrian was killed on Saturday after being struck by a vehicle on Interstate 65.

  Approximately 2 pounds of meth seized in Morgan County

A joint venture led to the seizure of approximately 2 pounds of methamphetamine, accordign to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office.