An Alabama man was arrested during a welfare check. Two weeks later, he was dead.

His family thought jail may be the safest place for him. But two weeks after his family called police for a welfare check and their loved one was subsequently arrested, Anthony “Tony” Mitchell was dead. Mitchell died after two weeks in police custody, according to his family. A family member said Monday that police told his loved ones last week that “his organs are shutting … Continue reading An Alabama man was arrested during a welfare check. Two weeks later, he was dead.

Joseph Entrekin Missing Person

The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a missing person investigation. The Birmingham Police Department requests assistance from the public on locating the subject in the attached photo. The missing person has been identified as: Joseph Entrekin, (33), W/M, of Adamsville, Alabama. 6’0’’ 245 pounds. Joseph Entrekin was last seen on Friday, March 19, 2021 around the 1600 block of 12th Avenue South while he … Continue reading Joseph Entrekin Missing Person

Opelika Jane Doe identified after 11 years: Father and his wife arrested

After more than a decade of searching for the identity of a young girl whose skeletal remains were found in an Opelika trailer park, authorities now know who she is and have arrested her father and his wife. Opelika Jane Doe, also known as Baby Jane, who investigators long suspected was abused, neglected and likely the victim of homicide, has been identified as Amore Joveh Wiggins. If still alive, Amore would … Continue reading Opelika Jane Doe identified after 11 years: Father and his wife arrested

Child who gnawed through restraints where she was held captive, with her dead mother and brother

A 12-year-old girl who was held captive for a week in an Alabama mobile home with the dismembered remains of her mother and brother provided key information that led to the arrest of the woman’s live-in boyfriend, authorities said. Court documents are revealing new details of what an Alabama sheriff’s office calls a “gruesome” scene involving two decomposed bodies. The girl, who gnawed through restraints to escape from the … Continue reading Child who gnawed through restraints where she was held captive, with her dead mother and brother

Montgomery teen LaDarrien Wheat found dead in pond 18 days after he vanished

A Montgomery teen missing since January was found dead early February 2022, according to his family. LaDarrien Wheat, 18, was last seen on Saturday, Jan. 22. He ate breakfast and lunch with his family, and later that date went to visit his girlfriend. He left his girlfriend’s home about 6:30 p.m. and wasn’t heard from again. His parents, Stephanie and Herbert Wheat Sr., said their son was … Continue reading Montgomery teen LaDarrien Wheat found dead in pond 18 days after he vanished

Kendall Manor, Eufaula

Construction on Kendall Manor began before the Civil War but it could not be completed until 1867. The Italianate mansion was built for James Turner Kendall but decades later, the home was used as an inn. The house was built at great expense, totaling over $30,000 at the time.  The grandeur inside is apparent, with 18 ft ceilings throughout the home.  Baseboards in this house … Continue reading Kendall Manor, Eufaula

“Armed and dangerous” suspect sought in Alexander City double murder

Law enforcement is asking the public for help finding a double murder suspect wanted in Alex City, Alabama. Police say they’re searching for Ashley Paul Kenney, 24, in connection to two deaths late Monday evening. Investigators responded to the Oak Hill Drive area around 11 p.m. where they found two victims who had been shot to death inside a home. Witnesses told Alex City police … Continue reading “Armed and dangerous” suspect sought in Alexander City double murder

Mom beat toddler son with brick, says devil made her do it

A Walker County mother is behind bars after authorities say she beat her toddler son in the head with a brick and choked him almost to death. Melody Smith, 33, told investigators that the devil made her do it, and that her 2-year-old son was the devil. Sure must be a lot of devil kids out there, because she is one of many to use … Continue reading Mom beat toddler son with brick, says devil made her do it

Mass shooting in northern Alabama leaves seven dead

Seven people were killed in a mass shooting at a residence in Morgan County late Thursday. The shooting took place at a home on Talucah Road in Valhermoso Springs close to Somerville at a little before 11:30 p.m., according to the Morgan County Sheriff’s office. The scene is about 10-12 minutes from Huntsville city limits. Six of the seven victims have been identified while officials … Continue reading Mass shooting in northern Alabama leaves seven dead

3 dead in Morgan County shooting, police searching for suspect

Decatur Alabama police have identified a suspect in the shooting deaths of three people in Danville. Police have issued warrants charging Carson Ray Peters with capital murder. Three people were found dead at a home on Flint Creek Private Drive on Sunday night: James Edward Miller (55-years-old) Teresa Lynn Peters (55-years-old) Tammy Renee Smith (50-years-old) A fourth person, who has not been identified, was transported … Continue reading 3 dead in Morgan County shooting, police searching for suspect