MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A search launched Saturday for an inmate who escaped from the Kilby Correctional Facility in Alabama.
Mitchell Lindsey, 29, fled just before 8:30 a.m. from the prison located in Montgomery County, the state Department of Corrections said in a news release.
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama high school teacher who spent more than two years on paid leave before pleading guilty to having sex with a student was ordered to pay $100,000 in restitution to cover the cost of her salary and benefits during the case, the Decatur Daily reported.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — A man convicted of shooting at a Decatur police officer last year, setting off a police pursuit and standoff, has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama sheriff’s office says a deputy is out of a job and another has been disciplined for refusing to wear face masks on an airplane.
Police said they received a call about unruly passengers on a Feb.
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama liquor store owner has sued after a police officer responding to a robbery call at his store punched him in the face and broke his jaw in March 2020.
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Police killed a home invasion suspect Saturday after he shot the homeowner and fired shots at officers during a subsequent chase in Alabama.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — A 19-year-old man has been held on $1 million bail after an alleged anti-gay attack that sent the victim to the hospital.
Decatur police allege Ethan Dickerson restrained and hit the victim repeatedly with a pipe wrench Thursday at a Decatur home.
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — A north Alabama man who pleaded guilty to killing his teen girlfriend, whose throat was slashed more than two years ago, was sentenced to life imprisonment.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — A 71-year-old man convicted in an Illinois state trooper’s 1976 killing has been released from prison after the state’s Prisoner Review Board granted him early release.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — An ice cream maker is closing a production site in central Illinois, affecting as many as 35 jobs.
Prairie Farms said it will shift the work in Decatur to another site.
“We informed employees on Friday that the plant is permanently closing," spokesman Darin Copeland said Monday.
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — A chemical manufacturing company faces more than $230,000 in fines after a federal investigation found exposure to toxic chemicals led to the deaths of two employees and sickened another last summer.
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Janice Williams thought something was dead near her Morgan County home based on the smell, but she couldn't decide what it was.
"I thought the dogs might have killed an armadillo.
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — A third north Alabama man was arrested in a confrontation in which much of an ear of a Morgan County sheriff's deputy was bitten off earlier this month, authorities said.
Joshua Martin Link, 35 of Baileyton was arrested Wednesday on a felony assault charge, WAFF-TV reported.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An F-15 fighter jet traveling over central Illinois created a sonic boom that rattled the region Tuesday, prompting concerned residents to flood local police stations with calls about the noise, a state agency said.
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man convicted of murder in his cousin's shooting death two year ago was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole on Wednesday.
Morgan County Circuit Judge Charles Elliott imposed the sentence on Shadeed Abdul Fuqua, 31, of Decatur for the killing of Jarmaine Cardell Jones, news outlets reported.