Saturday, August 23 2014 12:33 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:33:44 GMT
Montgomery police say they are initiating a death investigation following a shooting in north Montgomery Thursday afternoon.More >>
A man wanted for murder in North Montgomery turned himself in Friday. The victim's mother says he had threatened violence to her son before but that it didn't have to end in tragedy. She spoke to WSFA 12 News about what happened and she has a message for those who choose violence as a method to solve disputes. More >>
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A Wetumpka mother is sounding off after she says her child was abused at day care. The mother says the sad part is her toddler daughter has Down's Syndrome and can't tell her what's going on. This motherMore >>
A Wetumpka mother is sounding off after she says her child was abused at day care.More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:35:14 GMT
The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally...More >>
Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens...More >>
FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) -
A Shoals man accused of trying to forge a check from his grandmother is being held in the Lauderdale County Jail, after police say his criminal plot failed miserably.
Florence investigators said 19-year-old Jerry Benjamin Crowden stole a check from his grandmother recently, and tried to pass it off at a bank on New Year's Day. However, the teller noticed one glaring problem with it - the grandmother's name was spelled wrong in the signature line.
Even if Crowden was unsure how to spell the woman's name, police said all he had to do was look at the top half of the slip, where the name printed correctly. The teller took the $80 check, and called Crowden's grandmother, who said it was indeed stolen.
Crowden left the bank, but was arrested a couple of days later, and charged with possession of a forged instrument.