Crime

Montgomery County grand jury indicts man in 2017 triple shooting

Ricardo Crenshaw, 26, is indicted on one count of murder and two counts of attempted murder for allegedly opening fire on random victims at a home in Chisholm in 2017.

  Man arrested for slapping 12-year-old stepdaughter’s bully, police say

1 injured, 1 in custody after Montgomery shooting

AL sex offender charged with impersonating officer

Police: Officer’s shooter killed himself, is suspect in wife’s disappearance

Burglar arrested after mistaking police car for getaway Lyft

Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

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  Teenager who fired shot in NM school planned to kill ex-girlfriend, others, police say

Parents arrested after 3-year-old’s body found in container of acid, police say

South AL man wanted for questioning in shooting death of woman

JeffCo DA’s office previously filed motion to revoke probation of man accused of killing Sergeant Carter

Suspect in Auburn officer shooting dies in fire during standoff

Woman arrested in south AL drug bust

  Students called on for information after teacher accused of having sex with student

The Randolph County school system is asking if the 15-year-old student police said was victimized by a teacher is the only one.

AL woman who fatally stabbed man in heart denied high court case review

Vegas Contorno was convicted of manslaughter for the 2015 stabbing death of her boyfriend, Remington Foradori. She's run out of appeals to have her case reviewed.

  Bullock County leaders in uncharted waters amid potential prison closure

It’s cooking up to be another busy day at the Hilltop Grill in Union Springs, just the way Rebekah Johnson likes it. But Johnson worries she’ll soon lose 20 percent of her business.

Suspect identified after high-speed chase in stolen U-Haul

Investigators are releasing the name of the man who led authorities on a high-speed chase in a stolen U-Haul van Thursday evening.

Gun-wielding AL escapee now facing federal indictment

Ex-Troy University student arrested on 2016 rape indictment

Woman assaulted after confronting purse thief, police say

Man charged with attempted murder after Montgomery shooting

Authorities led on high speed chase involving stolen U-Haul

Man found beaten, near death after deputies pull over vehicle; 2 arrested

  2 suspects arrested in shooting death of BPD Sgt. Wytasha Carter

Sources say Jeremy Owens was arrested at UAB's Spain Rehab Center.

Boy charged after gun brought to East AL school

An Auburn Junior High student is now in police custody after police said they found a gun in his possession on school grounds.

Prattville man charged with child sex abuse

A Prattville man has been arrested and charged with child sexual abuse, according to court documents.

Man sought in burglary, theft in Autauga County

The Autauga County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man in connection with a January theft.

Bond set at $1 million for man charged in woman’s assault

A Selma man’s bond was set at $1 million Thursday.

‘Fish man’ hooked to handcuffs after marijuana bust

What police found sunk the suspect hook, line, and sinker. Weed. Not the sea type. The C type. Cannabis.

Prison nurse accused of killing husband to marry convicted murderer

The woman allegedly poisoned her husband with antifreeze then set their home on fire to try and cover up the crime.

Man accused of locking family inside house, setting it on fire after Cheez-It argument

The suspect’s brother and 61-year-old mother were able to escape the house via the second floor, and no one was injured.

Randolph Co. teacher held on 8 felony counts of having sexual relationship with student

A teacher in Randolph County turned himself after allegedly having a relationship with a 15-year-old student.

Elmore County man at the center of growing SC sex abuse investigation

Another South Carolina law enforcement agency charged Peter W. Cooper with one count of a lewd act involving a minor in connection to child sex abuse allegations that date back to the late 1970s.

Man arrested for burglary during exposure investigation

A man was arrested for burglary during an investigation into a complaint that he exposed himself to a woman.

Photo of Montgomery robbery suspect released

The Montgomery Police Department has released a photo of a robbery suspect.

Man turns self in after Montgomery robbery

A 24-year-old is facing felony charges in Montgomery after a person was robbed at gunpoint.

El Chapo likely off to ‘prison of all prisons’ after drug trafficking conviction

The notorious has an unparalleled record of jailbreaks, having escaped two high-security Mexican prisons before his ultimate capture and extradition to the United States.

Fleeing bank robber trips in front of police officer; money blows away

Police say the suspect slipped on the ice in a nearby parking lot while running from the scene and dropped both his gun and the cash he allegedly stole.

Ex-boyfriend arrested in connection to death of woman found in suitcase

The 24-year-old suspect is being held without bail on a kidnapping charge. He will be prosecuted by federal authorities because the alleged crime crossed state lines.

Autauga County burglary suspect caught on hunting camera

The Autauga County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect or suspects in a January burglary investigation.

9 dogs found in ‘horrible’ conditions, others deceased

A man has been arrested in a cruelty to animals case after authorities discovered deceased and decomposing dogs in Level Plains, as well as nine dogs still alive but living in “horrible” conditions without food or water.

Man charged after Sunday shooting in Montgomery

A 28-year-old is facing charges after a shooting Sunday in Montgomery.

Final suspect in ‘violent’ Dallas County crime spree surrenders

Tyree Webster, 19, of Marion Junction, turned himself in at the Selma Police Department late Monday evening.

Hours-old baby girl with umbilical cord still attached found in freezing weather on CA road

The sheriff's office says just before the infant was found, a young woman approached a man walking his dog in the area and asked him to take the baby.

Man sought in Montgomery assault investigation

Details are limited, but investigators say the assault happened Sunday in the 1300 block of Eastern Boulevard.

Third suspect in ‘violent’ robbery spree identified, sought

Police now know the third suspect’s name, and they’re urging him to surrender peacefully as they simultaneously call on the community to help turn him in.

Auburn man arrested in September burglary, theft

A man has been arrested in a September burglary and theft investigation in Auburn.

$800,000 worth of cocaine seized in south Alabama raid

Four men were arrested and more than 55 pounds of cocaine were seized during a drug raid in south Alabama, according to Dothan Police Department.

Judge: Alabama has been ‘indifferent’ to isolated inmates

Judge: Alabama has been 'indifferent' to isolated inmates

Dog food needed after Prattville-Autauga shelter burglary

Officials said they have enough food to last through Monday, possibly Tuesday, but need more supplies.

Skeletal remains found in Montgomery neighborhood

Police say they are investigating after skeletal remains were found in Montgomery Saturday.

Florida man convicted of 2016 Opelika murder in a Lee Co. courtroom

A Florida man has been found guilty of an Opelika murder that happened in 2016.

Inmate convicted of killing grandmother found dead in cell

An Alabama inmate convicted of killing his grandmother has been found hanged in his cell

Utah boy, 5, forced to call 911 after mother fatally stabbed

A suspect who lived in the same trailer home as the mother and her son was arrested on multiple charges, including aggravated murder, domestic violence and child abuse.

Mom charged in disappearance of 3-year-old son more than 30 years ago

Detectives say they found enough evidence to arrest the mother in her 3-year-old’s presumed death after working on the cold case for the last 12 to 18 months.

Minnesota man calls 911 to report killing wife, police say

The suspect was taken into custody without incident, where he is being held on informal second-degree murder charges.

Report: Hundreds abused by Southern Baptist leaders, workers

Two newspapers uncovered that hundreds of Southern Baptist church leaders and workers have been accused of sexual misconduct over the past 20 years.

LaGrange man murdered after giving ride to unknown robbers

A LaGrange man has been shot and killed after he and acquaintance attempted to give a ride to two men they did not know were robbers.

Neighbor reacts to hit-and-run that killed Montgomery woman

On Thursday morning, an elderly woman was killed in a hit-and run on Edgemont Avenue.

Off-duty MPD captain arrested, placed on paid administrative leave

An off-duty Montgomery Police Department captain has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested and charged with assault.

Man charged in fatal north Montgomery shooting

The Montgomery Police Department has charged a man in the Friday shooting death of Antwan Golson.

Birmingham Police sergeant arrested, accused of felony sexual abuse

The Birmingham Police Department says one of their sergeants has been arrested on felony sex abuse and sodomy charges.

Surprise jail shakedown nets rope, shanks, other items

For inmates at Covington County’s jail, it’s been nearly a dozen years since they were last subjected to a large scale shakedown by the sheriff. That changed Friday.

South AL man arrested, charged with burglarizing home

A man is in jail after he was arrested and charged with several crimes in south Alabama.

Video released from hit-and-run that killed Montgomery woman

The surveillance video shows a possible 1990s through 2000s model small sedan that may be light color grey or silver coming to a stop in the road.

Inmate escapes from work center north of Montgomery

Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Red Eagle Community Work Center in Montgomery Friday afternoon.

Attempted murder arrest made after woman shot in Montgomery

This appears to be the second domestic violence situation against the victim in just months.

Authorities identify body discovered in trash bags on roadside in Lipscomb

Police Chief Mareshahn Moses says the body of a black male was dumped at Brewer Drive and 3rd Street.

Wife of Jemison’s police chief arrested

Angela Fulmer is charged with third-degree burglary

Police: Shooting of man in Enterprise could be self defense

Police are investigating after an Enterprise man was shot and killed Thursday evening, according to Enterprise Police Department Lt. Billy Haglund.

Man’s body found in north Montgomery neighborhood

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating a homicide following the discovery of a body Friday morning.

Birmingham Iron player arrested for soliciting prostitution

A Birmingham Iron player was arrested by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, and charged with soliciting prostitution.

Athens man arrested after police seize over $350K worth of marijuana plants

An Athens man is facing several drug charges after the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office and narcotics investigators seized about $350,000 worth of marijuana plants and other drugs on Thursday.

2 injured in Montgomery shooting Thursday

Two men were injured during a shooting in Montgomery, according to police officials.

Man charged after teen injured in Montgomery shooting

A 30-year-old has been charged in a shooting that left a teen injured.

New Montgomery ordinance includes penalties for celebratory gunfire

A new ordinance amending a section of Montgomery’s city ordinances aims to bring penalties against those who participate in celebratory gunfire.

Montgomery man charged in January shooting

A Montgomery man has been arrested and charged in a January shooting.

2 arrested, third sought after violent crime spree ends in Selma

The incident started in neighboring Valley Grande when suspects committed a carjacking with an AK 47 and fled in the stolen vehicle.

Abduction charge: Teen accused of driving girl across South

Authorities say an Alabama teenager has been accused of abducting another teenager from West Virginia and driving her to South Carolina

Man accused of raping senior woman at gunpoint appears in court

He’s charged with first degree rape, sodomy, kidnapping, robbery, and discharging a gun into an occupied vehicle.

Woman struck, killed in Montgomery hit-and-run

A woman has died after a crash involving a vehicle in Montgomery.