Crime

Opelika sexual assault, robbery suspect in custody

  Virus causes trial delay in 1999 slaying of Alabama teens

Attempted murder charges filed against 2 men

Man arrested, charged with sex abuse of child

Dale County couple faces child sex charges

  Suspect asks for reduced bond in ASU student murder case

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  3 arrested in armed robbery at AUM

Lee Co. man receives nearly $1M bond on child sex crime charges

  Alabama prosecutors oppose jailed speaker’s bid for leniency

Police: Sunday shootings in B’ham neighborhood linked to fight at Alabama State Fair Saturday

  Montgomery woman accused of impersonating nurse, stealing from elderly

Suspect admits to illegally dumping in Tallapoosa County

Commission to study future use of Alabama’s older prisons

“We will simultaneously need to smartly and safely repurpose or decommission these outdated, aging prisons," Gov. Kay Ivey said as she signed an executive order to study their future use.

Birmingham PD updates condition of officer hit by vehicle Monday morning at apartment complex

Police said the officer was responding to a report of a vehicle being being broken into at the complex just after 5 a.m.

Auburn man sentenced to nearly five years for lying to FBI about distributing ISIS propaganda

An Auburn man will spend most of the next five years in federal prison after making false statements to the FBI during a terrorism investigation.

Suspect arrested in Montgomery robbery case

Lewis Hooks, 39, is accused of committing first-degree robbery in the 1300 block of Eastern Boulevard just before 11 a.m. Friday.

2 injured in Friday night Montgomery shooting

  Montgomery doctor charged with felony information count in pill mill investigation

Suspect charged after shots fired at 5 juveniles

  Former state Sen. David Burkette receives suspended jail sentence

Suspect sought after shots fired at 5 juveniles

Two Opelika pharmacies burglarized, police searching for suspect

2 charged with chemical endangerment of child

Two suspects are now under arrest, charged with three counts each of chemical endangerment of a child, according to the Troy Police Department.

  Fellow ASU student arrested in death of Adam Dowdell

A suspect has been arrested in the fatal shooting of Alabama State University student Adam Dowdell.

Suspect in Auburn teen’s kidnapping turned murder re-arrested

One of three men charged with kidnapping an Auburn teen who was later found dead has been arrested for a second time.

Suspect in Prattville to Montgomery chase identified

The suspect arrested after a police chase from Prattville to Montgomery Friday morning has been identified.

Mike Hubbard asks judge to re-sentence his conviction

Ex-House speaker Mike Hubbard's attorneys contend that due process compels re-sentencing under the circumstances.

Prominent Birmingham businessman kidnapped in home invasion

According to court documents, Matthew Amos Burke and Tabatha Nicole Hodges abducted Stephens with the intent to hold him for ransom or reward.

2003 cold case remains a mystery 17 years after man found dead in his home

More than 17 years after a man was murdered and found dead inside his home, Columbus police have still not been able to determine what happened to him.

Former student found guilty of attempted rape, sodomy at Prattville High

A jury has found LaDarious Starks guilty of attempted rape and sodomy.

1 arrested after shots fired at Notasulga police, others

A suspect is in custody after law enforcement was fired upon during an investigation late Tuesday evening.

Reward offered for information leading to arrest in Auburn teen’s murder

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the murder of 18-year-old Thomas Green.

  Cash reward offered for info in ASU student’s death

A reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest of those involved in the death of Alabama State University student Adam Dowdell, Jr.

Man sought after package stolen off porch in Montgomery

Montgomery police say someone stole a package off a front porch on Beardsley Drive.

  Trial underway for suspect accused of attempted rape at Prattville High

LaDarious Starks is standing trial this week for attempted rape and sodomy in Autauga County.

  Former state Sen. David Burkette to plead guilty to campaign violation

The court filing indicates former state Sen. David Burkette will plead guilty.

  Phenix City man serving life sentence five years after killing ex-girlfriend

Today marks five years since a 19-year-old was slain by her ex-boyfriend.

  Opelika man shot in the leg while being robbed by acquaintance

An Opelika man is recovering after being shot in the leg while someone he knew allegedly robbed him.

Valley woman shoots ex-boyfriend after he came to pick up his phone

A Valley man is recovering from injuries he sustained while trying to retrieve his phone from his ex-girlfriend.

3 sought after student robbed at gunpoint on AUM campus

Auburn University Montgomery issued a text alert to students early Monday morning indicating a student had been robbed at gunpoint on campus.

  Vehicle shot near Eastdale Mall in Montgomery

Police say someone's vehicle was hit by gunfire in the area of Eastdale Mall.

  Gunfire hits 2 businesses around Carter Hill Road in Montgomery

Police say two businesses were struck by gunfire.

  East Ala. family grieving after body of missing loved one found

An east Alabama family is left grieving after a body found in Lee County was confirmed to be that of their missing loved one, 18-year-old Thomas Green.

  Former Ala. House Speaker Mike Hubbard turns himself in for prison sentence

Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard turned himself in to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Friday.

Tuskegee police arrest attempted murder suspect

Tuskegee police have arrested Davorious Ferrell.

Arrest made in Troy sexual assault investigation

A Florida man has been arrested and charged with first-degree sexual assault, according to Troy police.

  UPDATE: Missing Auburn teen found dead; two charged with his kidnapping

Two men are in custody in Auburn and charged with kidnapping after the disappearance of a teenager.

  Alabama sheriffs grapple with state prisoner backlog

“A lot of sheriffs are really struggling,” said Montgomery County Sheriff Derrick Cunningham. “We’ve got sheriffs calling around trying to find other counties that will hold some of their inmates.”

1 vehicle still sought in July murder investigation

Montgomery police investigators have canceled the lookout for one vehicle but are still trying to identify another in connection with a murder investigation.

Prattville man charged with murder after pregnant wife assaulted, baby dies

A Prattville man has been charged with murder after he allegedly assaulted his pregnant wife, which led to the death of the infant, according to the Prattville Police Department.

Judge OKs evidence in deadly crash involving ex-astronaut

The 63-year-old Halsell is charged with reckless murder in a crash that killed 11-year-old Niomi Deona James and 13-year-old Jayla Latrick Parler.

  Sept. 1 standoff suspect charged in weekend Montgomery shooting

Christoper Taylor, 37, was out of jail on bond when Montgomery police say he fired shots around 2 a.m. Saturday in the 6600 block of Pinebrook Drive.

  Sheriff: 1 dead, 1 injured in Shorter area shooting

After the shooting, the victims fled to Victoryland Casino where multiple law enforcement were later seen around 10 p.m.

Doctor, pharmacist sentenced in prescription drug scam

A doctor and a pharmacist from Alabama have been sentenced to prison in what federal prosecutors described as a prescription drug scam, federal authorities said Wednesday.

Victim killed in Alex City community center shooting identified

Police are still searching for the suspects who killed the Dadeville man and injured a second person.

Opelika man arrested after child hit by truck while riding bike

Police in Opelika have made an arrest after an 8-year-old was struck by a truck while riding his bicycle over the weekend.

  Suspect charged in Montgomery fatal shooting

A suspect is in custody.

  Court upholds capital murder conviction for 2012 killings of twins, caregiver

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld Deandra Marquis Lee's capital murder conviction.

Prattville police seek help identifying shoplifting suspects

The Prattville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying two shoplifting suspect.

  Montgomery police searching for vehicles from July murder investigation

Montgomery police are still trying to solve the murder of Bernard Hardy Jr.

  Montgomery teen’s charge upgraded to capital murder after victim dies

A suspect has been arrested and charged with capital murder following a weekend shooting, according to the Montgomery Police Department.

Police: Road rage leads to Sunday night shooting at Calera Walmart

Police say the shooting was result of road rage, which started earlier and continued into the store’s parking lot.

1 killed, 1 hurt in overnight shooting in Alexander City

Alexander City police say a shooting on North Central Avenue left one person dead and another injured.

2 shot in separate overnight incidents in Prattville

The police chief said these were isolated incidents and do not appear to be related.

  Suspect arrested in Troy shooting that left 2 dead, 3 injured

A suspect has been arrested in connection to a Troy shooting that left two people dead and three others injured last month, the Troy Police Department confirmed.

  Elba police seek information about January homicide

The Elba Police Department is asking for the community’s help regarding 26-year-old Donta Jaqun Rogers’ murder.

Video captures health worker poking body, woman arrested

Police in Alabama say a woman is charged with corpse abuse after video showed a health care worker mistreating the body of a deceased resident of an assisted living facility.

  Prattville man charged with sexual abuse of a child

A Prattville man has been arrested on one count of sexual abuse of a minor less than 12 years old.

Preliminary hearing canceled for Coosa County double murder suspect

The suspect was scheduled to have his preliminary hearing on Friday, but it was canceled because a legal professional connected to the case contracted the COVID-19.

Former State Sen. David Burkette arrested

Former Alabama State Sen. David Burkette was arrested Thursday, according to Attorney General Steve Marshall.

  Alabama selects developers, identifies proposed sites for 3 mega prisons

Alabama is moving forward with plans to build three new mega prison facilities across the state.

Reactions come in after prison building announcement

Reaction is coming following Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Correction’s announcement Thursday.

Ft. Benning soldier charged with child sexual abuse

Justin Scott Reed, 30, is charged with sexual abuse involving an individual under 16 and sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old.

Man accused of shooting at Chilton Co. authorities dies after shootout

It happened Monday afternoon on Montgomery Avenue in Thorsby, in front of the old sewing factory.

Suspect charged after standoff at Montgomery mobile home park

An early morning standoff at a Montgomery mobile home ended with a man in custody.

  Graceland, Levitt Shell and ’I Heart Memphis’ mural tagged with ’Defund the Police’ graffiti

Messages of “Defund the Police” and “BLM” mark the wall outside Graceland on Elvis Presley Boulevard and the Levitt Shell in Overton Park.

  Cross placed at Union Springs murder scene

Someone placed a cross near the spot where 29-year-old Johnarian Allen died on Underwood Avenue.

2 drug suspects arrested within days in Tallapoosa County

The Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department reports two separate drugs busts within days of each other.

Montgomery County domestic violence suspect arrested

Warrants were served on Jack Lamar Yates III.

AG’s Office sues for indicted former Judge’s retirement payout

The Alabama Attorney General’s Office filed a lawsuit arguing that a retirement payout check for an indicted former Judge should be forfeited.