SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man has been arrested on charges on punching a referee at a high school football game.
News outlets report that Jackson County authorities announced the...
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee man died when his canoe capsized on an Alabama river.
News outlets report that the accident occurred Friday evening near Scottsboro on the...
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Nearly 100 years since being wrongly accused of rape, the nine African Americans known as the "Scottsboro Boys" will be honored in a new museum in Alabama.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — A 72-year-old Alabama man shot by law enforcement in a courthouse last week is still hospitalized.
Jackson County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen tells The...
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who was shot inside an Alabama courthouse as being a 72-year-old resident with multiple ammunition containers.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — One person was hospitalized after a shooting Wednesday when a man walked into an Alabama courthouse with a gun, authorities said.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — Two Alabama women have been accused of leaving a baby inside a hot car.
News outlets report 46-year-old Angela Marie Dobbins and 18-year-old Anita Jean Dobbins were...
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama teen is now charged with manslaughter in the death of another teen who was shot in the face with a stolen gun.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — Police say a teenager has died after being shot by a gun linked to a series of weapon thefts in north Alabama.
The Jackson County Sentinel reports that 17-year-old...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama would prohibit cities and counties from banning plastic grocery bags and other single-use containers, under a bill advanced Tuesday by a legislative...
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man has died when the fishing boat he was in capsized.
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office told news outlets that three men were fishing Friday night on...
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man is jailed on charges of trying to blow up his mother using a propane tank in a booby-trapped storage shed.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — A homicide investigation is underway in Jackson County, Alabama, where skeletal remains were found in a wooded area.
Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen says cadaver dogs Wednesday searched the scene discovered after people walking in the area Tuesday saw a skull.
Sheriff Chuck Phillips said the bones appear to have been in the woods for years.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee man suspected in the rape of a 16-month-old boy has been arrested in Alabama.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation tweeted that 33-year-old Simon Dean Porter was taken into custody Sunday morning by Scottsboro police. News outlets report the Lawrenceburg resident was on the bureau's Top 10 Most Wanted list.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama teen is accused of threatening to kill people at a Jackson County school.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Google says it will offer free digital skills workshops in Alabama.
AL.com reports Google announced Monday it's bringing its "Grow with Google" tour to three cities starting with Birmingham on Aug. 6. The other two workshops are Aug. 8 in Opelika and Aug. 10 in Scottsboro.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — A former city official is accused of stealing from a north Alabama town.
The attorney general's office says former Pisgah city clerk Jennifer Lynne Hall was indicted on charges of theft and using her position for personal gain.
A statement says the 43-year-old Hall surrendered Thursday and is free on $11,000 bond.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the burial of a WWII pilot (all times local):
An American pilot who crashed on a Pacific island during World War II has finally been laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.
Second Lt. Robert Keown (pronounced Cow-uhn) was flying a P-38 aircraft that went down in Papua New Guinea in 1944.
Relatives never knew what happened to him until November. That's when genetic testing confirmed that remains found years ago on the island were his.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — An apartment fire in the northeast Alabama city of Scottsboro has killed three people.
Firefighters found an apartment building filled with thick smoke after receiving a call Thursday night. Flames were coming from one unit and shooting through part of the roof.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — The owners of the dogs that mauled a woman whose death prompted legislation have been charged.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Department of Public Health's Immunization Division is investigating a case of meningococcal disease, the leading cause of bacterial meningitis in children between the ages of 2 and 18 in the United States.
In a news release Tuesday, the department said the case was found at Scottsboro Junior High School in Jackson County. No other cases have been identified.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who pleaded guilty to the July 2016 murder of an 88-year-old woman has received a 45-year prison sentence.
News outlets report 29-year-old Terrance Austin entered his plea Tuesday. His attorney said the amount of evidence against Austin in the death of Ruby Durham led to the plea.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama corrections officer faces multiple child pornography charges.
News outlets report that Scottsboro police arrested 58-year-old Michael Dave Barnes on Tuesday. Barnes is charged with 14 counts of production of pornography with minors and 14 counts of possession of child pornography.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama teenager charged with raping the boy who impregnated her is asking a judge to treat her as a youthful offender.
Court documents show a Jackson County court is considering the request filed by 19-year-old Mekenzie Leigh Guffey.
Records show Guffey signed a request for youthful offender status last week. If granted, the case would be sealed from the public and Guffey would face a limited prison sentence if convicted.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — Fire officials say a husband and wife died in a houseboat fire in northern Alabama.
WAFF-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2q9o9Ge) the fire started Monday at the couple's houseboat at the Goose Pond Marina in Scottsboro. The couple — 79-year-old John Phillips Bruce and 69-year-old Emily Nelson Bruce — and their golden retriever died in the blaze. The houseboat was the couple's primary residence.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — Alabama prosecutors are asking a judge to revoke the bond for a young woman accused of having sex with a 14-year-old boy.
Jackson County authorities have filed court documents stating that 19-year-old Mekenzie Leigh Guffey is still having contact with the boy despite a court order that she stay away from him.
A judge held a hearing Monday and issued an order saying he will consider the request by prosecutors at another hearing on June 29.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries is investigating three possible cases of avian influenza in the northern part of the state.
At a news conference Tuesday, Agriculture and Industries Commissioner John McMillan said the findings are in poultry in Jackson, Lauderdale and Madison counties. Dr. Tony Frazier, the state's veterinarian, also issued a stop-movement order for certain poultry in the state.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — House representatives have passed a bill requiring cellphone companies in the state to hand over location data to law enforcement agencies when asked.
The measure says communication providers would need to share a person's location in a situation involving a risk of death or serious bodily harm. It passed without opposition Thursday.
Republican Rep. Tommy Hanes of Scottsboro sponsored the bill and says it will save lives.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say an Alabama woman who said she was raped by multiple guards in a Tennessee county Jail has been arrested for making up the story.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama businessman who started a one-of-a-kind store selling the contents of unclaimed airline baggage has died.
A spokeswoman for the Unclaimed Baggage Center in Scottsboro, Alabama, says founder Doyle Owens died Saturday night. He was 85.
Store spokeswoman Brenda Cantrell says relatives haven't released details on Owens' death, but services are planned for Saturday.
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Circuit Judge James Horton, famed for his ruling against racial injustice in the infamous Scottsboro Boys trials, soon will return to the Limestone County Courthouse.
Mobile artist Casey Downing Jr. said he has started work on the life-size, bronze statue of Horton that eventually will be placed in front of the courthouse.