Crime

  Owner of Arrowhead Park in shock after Auburn officer killed in shooting

Tom Cordi has owned the Arrowhead Park since it opened in 1999, and he, along with residents, is still in shock after a shooting that left one Auburn police officer dead and two others injured.

Greenville armed robbery suspect arrested

Man arrested for sexually extorting 3 UA students

Suspect arrested after woman shot at Dothan hotel

Suspect sought after robbing gas station at knife point

Man shot multiple times at Eufaula residence

Man found guilty of Dallas County 2016 murder charge

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1 dead, 8 shot at high school graduation party in Alabama

2 shot overnight at graduation party

Man charged after body found in burned vehicle Tuesday

Unplugged: Phone charger theft ends with robbery arrest

  Reward offered for information in 2018 homicide investigation

  ‘Melt the bodies, saw bones to dust,’ reads note found in SC accused child killer’s car

Home day care owner pleads not guilty in death of baby

A woman charged in the death of an Elmore County infant has pleaded not guilty.

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve

A lawyer for a condemned inmate says he hoped Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey might block his client's execution after she talked about her pro-life beliefs in signing a bill to virtually outlaw abortion in the state

  Man charged with pulling gun at Huntsville immigration rally arrested again for alleged crime

He was convicted in November, but successfully appealed.

Alabama executes man involved in 1997 quadruple murder

A man who participated in a quadruple murder after a dispute over a pickup truck has been executed by the state.

Man charged with murder after body found inside burned vehicle

  Investigators continue to work through forgery cases involving drug, paternity tests

Suspect steals thousands from woman’s glovebox during drive

Woman charged after victim stabbed multiple times

Man charged after police find 4 pounds of crystal meth

  Video shows suspect breaking in to vehicles

‘It smelled like death,’ witnesses describe interactions with accused child killer

A gas station attendant described a smell so vile she hasn’t forgotten it in almost five years, as she painted a picture to jurors of her interactions with Timothy Jones Jr., the Lexington man accused of killing his five children in 2014.

Lee County sheriff’s deputies looking for armed robbery suspect

Lee County authorities are looking for an armed robbery suspect.

Police warn residents after homeowner shot at in driveway

Prattville police are warning residents after a victim says he was shot at while confronting suspects in his driveway.

2 visitors arrested in separate cases at Alabama correctional facilities

Both visited the prison facility for visitations. Both left in handcuffs.

Family questions how inmate jailed 17 months got pregnant

Relatives of a jailed Alabama woman are questioning how the woman became pregnant

Selma man sentenced on federal gun charge

A Selma man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony.

  $1 million emergency grant will help Selma tackle gang violence

Help in the form of a $1 million emergency grant is coming to Selma. It’s funding that will weed out those who are terrorizing the community.

  Teen suspect allegedly stealing guns from vehicles in Dallas County

The alleged crimes are taking place long before sunrise on three Dallas County roads.

Former treasurer charged with stealing more than $600K from parks and rec board

A former Washington County revenue commissioner and former treasurer of the Public Park and Recreation Board of Washington County has been charged with 26 felonies for reportedly using her position on the board to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Suspects wanted in Opelika for breaking into vehicle, using stolen debit card

The incident happened April 23 in the 100 block of Lee Road 118 in Opelika.

Police: Gun pointed out window during morning traffic situation

Investigators in Auburn are searching for a suspect who allegedly pointed a firearm out a window during a traffic incident Tuesday morning.

Man charged with shooting into vehicle with 4 people inside

A Montgomery man has been charged with shooting into a car that had juveniles inside.

ADOC creates new position to address chronic understaffing

The embattled Alabama Department of Corrections, under court order to enact sweeping corrective actions from the U.S. Department of Justice, is moving to address one of the key issues before it: chronic understaffing.

Supreme Court won’t consider expanding juvenile death ban

The U.S. Supreme Court refused on Tuesday to consider expanding its ban on executing people who committed their crimes as juveniles, declining to review the case of an Alabama inmate involved in a quadruple murder at the age of 19

Suspect, 18, charged after man paralyzed in shooting

An 18-year-old has been charged in a shooting that left a Montgomery man paralyzed.

Montgomery woman guilty on 10 counts of filing false tax returns

She prepared more than 1,500 tax returns for clients just between 2014-2015 and pulled in more than $370,000 in fees during that time. But things began to unravel with an investigation.

Auburn University releases statement after professor arrested on child pornography charges

Auburn Police executed a search of Carter’s Auburn residence where they discovered various electronic devices containing images of child pornography.

Man indicted in slaying of pregnant ex-girlfriend

A Butler County grand jury has indicted a man accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend.

Police: Argument over wheelbarrow ends in shooting

Montgomery police say a man has been charged after an argument over a wheelbarrow ended in a shooting.

Suspect wanted in Florida assault captured in Montgomery County

A suspect wanted by Florida authorities has been arrested after a multiagency pursuit.

Millbrook man arrested on child porn charges

A Millbrook man has been arrested in a child pornography investigation.

  Mother’s Day is the anniversary of her son’s death, and she’s still searching for answers

As families around the area celebrate the special women in their lives this mother's day weekend, A midfield woman mourns the loss of her son, who was murdered on mother's day two years ago.

Victim dies after shooting, suspected shooter dies after crash

A man shot while at a gathering Friday night and his suspected shooter are both dead, according to police.

Owner of testing facility charged with forgery

Ozark police say they opened an investigation after evidence of drug screening reports provided to the Dale County Department of Human Resources were found to be falsified.

Opelika theft, fraud at multiple businesses prompts police investigation

Police in Opelika are investigating a theft and fraud incident that reportedly occurred at three businesses on May 5.

4 arrested, including 2 teens, in Montgomery armed robbery

Montgomery police have charged four suspects, including two teens, after a man and woman were robbed

Man arrested on human trafficking, sex crime charges

An investigation was opened on May 2 after a woman called to report her ex-boyfriend, had committed domestic violence against her.

2 teens shot Thursday night in Tuscaloosa drive-by

The male was struck in the leg and the female was struck in the foot. Their injuries are non-life threatening.

29 charged in violent crime cleanup effort in north Alabama

In an effort to reduce violent crime across north Alabama, federal agents say they have charged 29 people part of their crackdown.

Man charged with shooting into Montgomery home

A man has been arrested for allegedly shooting into someone’s home.

Man faces 20 years to life for 2017 robbery

Joecoby Osborne was found guilty of first-degree robbery in an incident where a man was shot in the leg back in May 2017.

Prattville High School head baseball coach charged with DUI of controlled substance

The Prattville High School head baseball coach has been charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance.

Man convicted for 2015 Montgomery murder

The DA said evidence showed the suspect fired on a home in retaliation for an earlier shooting that involved one of his relatives.

Man convicted in fatal shooting over tattoo

A Bibb County jury convicted a man of manslaughter after a dispute over a tattoo ended in violence.

Warrant: Man who avoided jail for bigamy has disappeared

A New Hampshire man who avoided jail time on bigamy charges could end up behind bars after all after authorities say he lied about his whereabouts and then disappeared

Dothan shooting suspect arrested after chase

The suspect tried to run during a traffic stop and hit two patrol cars before he was eventually taken into custody by a K9 unit.

Two more suspects charged in death of Biloxi officer

Two more men have been arrested in the death of Biloxi police officer Robert McKeithen.

Altercation involving ‘edged weapon’ leads to officer-involved shooting at Jefferson State

The shooting happened at the Jefferson campus, which is located in the 2600 block of Carson Road.

Authorities arrest man accused of trying to lure NC girl to Alabama

A man wanted by Scotland County authorities is now behind bars in Alabama.

Montgomery man convicted of attempted murder again in third trial

A Montgomery jury has found Jacquees Boone guilty of attempted murder.

  Mistrial declared in Deatsville woman’s DUI, murder case

A DUI-related murder case against a Deatsville woman has been declared a mistrial after new evidence was brought to the attention of the prosecution.

AL correctional officer arrested on drug charge

A correctional officer has been arrested on drug possession charges.

2 wanted in Montgomery shoplifting case

Police are looking for two suspects in an April shoplifting case.

2 robbed at gunpoint outside Opelika restaurant

The incident happened when two employees of the Cracker Barrel restaurant on Fox Run Avenue were approached by an armed man while outside the store.

Juvenile allegedly stabs man for hitting mom

Huntsville police say a juvenile allegedly stabbed a man for hitting his mother in the 2200 block of Brahan Avenue on Tuesday night just before 8 o'clock.

Bond hearing set for suspect in ’99 double slaying

A judge says he will consider whether to set bail for an Alabama truck driver and part-time preacher charged with killing two young women two decades ago

Man charged with social media threats alleges family member was bullied, threatened

A man accused of making a terroristic threat towards Selma High School has been identified by the Selma Police Department.

  Judge to consider new trial venue in MPD murder case

It's the first circuit court hearing in nearly a year for Montgomery Police Officer Cody Smith, charged in the fatal, on-duty shooting of Gregory Gunn in February 2016.

Ozark man headed to prison for sex crimes

An Ozark man pleaded guilty Monday to several sex crimes and will serve a 15-years in prison without the possibility of parole.

Man accused of trying to lure 12-year-old North Carolina girl to Alabama

An Alabama man is wanted by Scotland County authorities after a red flag on a middle school computer led to a child exploitation investigation.

Ex-ADOC officer arrested on dog fighting, cruelty charges

A former Alabama Department of Corrections officer, who was arrested in February on multiple charges including forgery, is facing new charges.

Opelika police investigating two theft cases at Home Depot

Police in Opelika are investigating two separate cases of theft at a Home Depot.

Family continues search for woman missing since 2003

A reward totaling $11,000 is being offered for information in a 15-year missing person investigation.

Dothan man who claimed his girlfriend died in accident charged with murder

A Dothan man is charged with murdering his longtime companion, who he claims died from injuries suffered in a 2018 traffic wreck.

Inmate asks US Supreme Court to stay execution, weigh youth

An Alabama man facing execution for his role in the slayings of four people has asked the U.S. Supreme Court for a stay, arguing it should weigh the fact that he was 19 when the killings were committed

Twice-vandalized Coosa County church damaged when pickup crashes into it

A Shelby County man has been arrested after crashing his pickup into a historic church.

  ‘A sad day for the City of Biloxi’: 24-year veteran of Biloxi Police identified as officer killed in shooting

Officer Robert McKeithen, a 24-year veteran of Biloxi Police Department, has been identified as the officer who was killed Sunday night outside the city’s public safety building.

Suspect charged with injuring Montgomery police officer’s eye

A man has been charged after reportedly injuring a Montgomery police officer while he was being detained.