FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A capital murder suspect who authorities say went on the lam for 10 days with the help of an Alabama jail official was ordered to provide a DNA sample to prosecutors.
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A massive gas station and travel center spreading across the Southeast from Texas is opening its first location in South Carolina.
PHOENIX (AP) — Shortly after the man who killed her sister 44 years ago was executed, Leslie James stepped up to a podium at the Arizona state prison complex in Florence and tearfully told the world all that Clarence Dixon had taken.
PHOENIX (AP) — The first execution in Arizona in nearly eight years was carried out more smoothly than the state’s last use of the death penalty, when a condemned prisoner who was given 15 doses of a two-drug combination gasped for air hundreds of times over nearly two hours.
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man convicted of killing a college student in 1978 was put to death Wednesday after a nearly eight-year hiatus in the state’s use of the death penalty brought on by a nearly two-hour execution that critics say was botched.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was about three hours after sheriff’s officials in Alabama realized a capital murder suspect and a senior jail official who had taken him for a mental health evaluation had disappeared when Sheriff Rick Singleton called in the U.S.
The getaway vehicle used by a man wanted for murder in Alabama and the jail official suspected of helping him escape after a “jailhouse romance” was found in an impound lot in Tennessee, where it sat for nearly a week before authorities realized they had it, officials said Friday.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — An escaped Alabama inmate had a “special relationship” with the jail official authorities believe assisted in his escape, a sheriff's office said Tuesday.
A manhunt was underway for Casey White, who was awaiting trial on a capital murder case, and Vicky White, a jail official, after the pair vanished after leaving the Lauderdale County Detention Center on Friday morning.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) —
Authorities on Monday continued the hunt for an “extremely dangerous” murder suspect and issued an arrest warrant for the Alabama jail official they now believe helped him escape.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service said Sunday that it is offering up to $10,000 for information about an escaped inmate and a “missing and endangered” correctional officer who disappeared Friday after the two left a jail in north Alabama.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A prison official from Alabama is missing after escorting an inmate to a courthouse for a hearing.
The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post Saturday that Assistant Director of Corrections Vicky White disappeared while escorting an inmate being held on capital murder charges.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama law enforcement officials said Friday that a corrections officer is missing after leaving a county jail to escort a murder suspect to court.
The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office wrote in a Facebook post that Assistant Director of Corrections Vicki White left the jail on Friday morning to take the inmate to court.
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A particularly bloody weekend that left four people dead from gun violence prompted the mayor of a South Carolina city to make a public appeal to see law enforcement as part of the solution.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — An organization that has staged dozens of protests against a Confederate monument in north Alabama filed suit contending the city of Florence is trying to limit the demonstrations in violation of free-speech guarantees.
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A Republican who is a political newcomer and owns car dealerships was elected the newest member of the South Carolina Senate on Tuesday.
Mike Reichenbach was the overwhelming winner of a special election to fill the seat in Florence and Darlington counties left open when state Sen.
NORTH BEND, Ore. (AP) — A woman has died and officials have suspended a search for a man who is missing after a fishing vessel sank in the Pacific Ocean about 35 miles (56 kilometers) off the coast of Florence, Oregon, the U.S.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crews were working to rescue two people aboard a fishing vessel sinking off the Oregon Coast Saturday morning, according to the service’s Pacific Northwest branch.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A dredging project planned for later this year at the Port of Florence will remove tons of silt and allow for better access for barges when water gets low on the Tennessee River during the winter.
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Under pressure recently to prove her loyalty to Donald Trump, Rep. Nancy Mace traveled to New York and filmed a social media video outside Trump Tower reminding her South Carolina constituents that she was one of the former president's “earliest supporters."
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A second case of a disease that's deadly to deer has been found in Lauderdale County in northwest Alabama, a state agency said, prompting stricter rules about feeding wildlife.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Camren Hunter had 24 points and 12 rebounds as Central Arkansas beat North Alabama 81-72 on Wednesday night. Eddy Kayouloud added 21 points for the Bears.
FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Florence is famed for its contributions to Italian art, architecture and cuisine. But these days, local leaders in the city regarded as the birthplace of the Renaissance are concerned with more mundane matters: paying the bills.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Ahsan Asadullah had 23 points and 10 rebounds as Lipscomb narrowly beat North Alabama 75-72 on Saturday.
Trae Benham added 22 points for the Bisons. Asadullah shot 9 for 12 from the floor.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — The University of North Alabama has become the first school in the state to begin a direct-admission partnership with a medical school in the southern Caribbean.
The university, located in northwest Alabama, has started a new program that will let qualified graduates who meet requirements gain immediate admission to St.
ROME (AP) — Prosecutors in Florence on Wednesday requested trial indictment for former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi for alleged illegal political party funding.
Renzi denied any wrongdoing and in a tweet said he has filed a complaint with prosecutors in another region in Italy alleging that the Florence magistrates have abused their power during their years-long investigation of him.
TIMMONSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Two school board members of a district taken over by South Carolina education officials are suing to stop the state from consolidating the district into a larger one.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Some residents think a northern Alabama city's new logo might be sending the wrong message.
Florence's new logo uses the first three letters of its name — a capital F followed by an L and an O arranged as an exclamation point — to form F!
MILAN (AP) — Italian authorities in Tuscany are investigating an attack on a 12-year-old Jewish boy who said teenagers kicked him, hit him on the head and hurled antisemitic abuse at him.
The boy's parents on Tuesday reported the weekend attack in a park near their home in the town of Campiglia Marittima, near Livorno, according to a statement from town officials.
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A political newcomer who owns car dealerships beat a member of the South Carolina House to win the Republican nomination for a state Senate seat left open when Sen. Hugh Leatherman died.
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Officers in about 20 police agencies across South Carolina cheated on mandatory training by watching sped up videos on handling criminal domestic violence cases, the head of the state's criminal justice academy told a Florence TV station.