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

Nathaniel Woods Execution

Alabama inmate Nathaniel Woods was put to death Thursday night, three hours after his scheduled execution was initially delayed when the U.S. Supreme Court stepped in for a last-minute review of his case. But the high court ultimately declined to intervene, and Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey also said she would not impede the execution, sealing Woods’ fate. Woods, 43, who was convicted for his role … Continue reading Nathaniel Woods Execution

Daniel Ash Will Remain In Prison for Life

Daniel Ash was 17 when he murdered 6-year-old Wendy Mancil in 1982 near Carrville, in Alexander City Alabama. A mother has returned to the courtroom seeking to keep her 6-year-old daughter’s murderer behind bars. Ash was sentenced Wednesday February 12, 2020 to life in prison without parole by Fifth Judicial Circuit Court Judge Steve Perryman more than 37 years after he committed the crime. Ash … Continue reading Daniel Ash Will Remain In Prison for Life

Roosevelt Rankins Killed on Facebook Live

Officials say 34-year-old Roosevelt Rankins of Montgomery was shot and killed in the 2300 block of Stella Street Thursday January 23, 2020. He was recording himself on Facebook live when the incident occurred. First responders arrived on the scene around 3PM Thursday in reference to a person shot. There they located a crashed vehicle with Rankins inside with a fatal gunshot wound. Rankins was pronounced … Continue reading Roosevelt Rankins Killed on Facebook Live

Opelika Family Worried Sick Over Missing Teen Daughter

Opelika police are asking for your help locating a missing 17-year-old girl. Cheyenne Brown has been missing since Saturday, Feb 1, 2020. Her family is worried sick. They say Brown was last seen Saturday night after the Opelika High School choir trip in. The family believes she and another girl left with someone they knew but not the person they said they had a ride … Continue reading Opelika Family Worried Sick Over Missing Teen Daughter

Orsi Family Murder/Suicide

Three people are dead and two children are injured in an apparent murder-suicide in Elmore County on Saturday, July 7, 2018. The girl’s mother, Charlene “Charley” Orsi, 44, was shot and killed by her estranged husband, Robert “Bob” Orsi, 51, as she came to the family home on Granite Drive to pick up the children, Franklin said. One of the triplets died in the incident. … Continue reading Orsi Family Murder/Suicide

Missing Judy Kennebrew – Help needed for search

Judy Kennebrew, 65, was last seen in the area of Jackson Lane in Tallassee, Alabama around 6:00pm on January 8, 2020. She is considered judgement impaired! She left her home walking. She is possibly wearing a gray or black dress slacks. Her dog also went missing with her. She has a small scar on the bridge of her nose, a square scar on her upper … Continue reading Missing Judy Kennebrew – Help needed for search

3 arrested after ‘cages’ for children found in Alabama home

Three people have been arrested in a child abuse investigation after Lee County authorities say children were locked in cages. On Monday investigators and Lee County Department of Human Resources personnel conducted a welfare check at a home in the 5000 block of Lee Road 246 Smiths Station. There, they found four children aged 3, 4, 10 and 11 years old. They also found two … Continue reading 3 arrested after ‘cages’ for children found in Alabama home