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Authorities ask public for help in identifying suspects

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CRIMESTOPPERS – Authorities in Franklin County are looking for two theft suspects.
Normally we profile someone who likely stole a credit or debit card and went on a shopping spree. But this one is different.
Russellville Police said this man went to Walmart on October 26th and shopped a different way. After filling up his cart with a number of items, he walked right out of the store, not once but twice. Continue reading Authorities ask public for help in identifying suspects

Alabama Secretary of Law Enforcement Makes New Appointments

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MONTGOMERY – Secretary of Law Enforcement Stan Stabler announced today, Dec. 2, Deputy Chief Susanna Capps and Robyn Bradley Bryan have joined the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Office of the Secretary. Continue reading Alabama Secretary of Law Enforcement Makes New Appointments

Troopers Investigate 14 Traffic Deaths during Thanksgiving Travel Period

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MONTGOMERY – Alabama State Troopers of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) investigated 14 traffic deaths during 2016’s five-day Thanksgiving travel period, which began at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, and ended at midnight Sunday, Nov. 27. Continue reading Troopers Investigate 14 Traffic Deaths during Thanksgiving Travel Period

Former CWA Local President Indicted for Embezzlement and Bank Fraud

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BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury today indicted the former president of the Communications Workers of America, Local 3901, in Oxford, Ala., for a scheme to embezzle more than $69,000 from the local chapter, federal officials announced. Continue reading Former CWA Local President Indicted for Embezzlement and Bank Fraud

Texas Man Faces Multiple Charges for Stealing from Dead Man’s Retirement Fund

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BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury today indicted a Texas man in connection to a scheme to steal more than $545,000 from a retirement account after the account owner and his designated beneficiary both died, announced federal officials. Continue reading Texas Man Faces Multiple Charges for Stealing from Dead Man’s Retirement Fund

NW-SCC Phi Theta Kappa to hold Honors Forum on Civil Rights

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RUSSELLVILLE, ALA. — The Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) Alpha Zeta Iota Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa will host an Honors Forum: A New Era of Civil Rights: How We Remember the Past, Shapes the Future, December 5, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the A.W. Todd Center in Russellville, Ala. Continue reading NW-SCC Phi Theta Kappa to hold Honors Forum on Civil Rights

The Joy of Public Defense

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When a zealous public defender acting as the effective lawyer guaranteed by the Sixth Amendment was handcuffed in a Las Vegas courtroom in May for doing her job – pleading for “some leniency” for her indigent client – I wrote in the Las Vegas Review-Journal: “Being a public defender is tough. It’s grinding, under-compensated, unappreciated, physically and emotionally draining work. It takes fierce heart, thick skin, formidable stamina and a deep-seated desire to help the least fortunate among us.” (“Judge erred in having public defender handcuffed,” May 29, 2016). Continue reading The Joy of Public Defense

People rescued from destroyed home

Wiped out home on Underwood Mtn Rd

Wiped out home on Underwood Mtn Rd

 

COLBERT COUNTY–Emergency crews have rescued two people from a home that was destroyed on Underwood Mountain Road in rural Colbert County. Continue reading People rescued from destroyed home

Shelby won an uphill battle to unseat Jeremiah Denton

Alabama's leading Political Columnist Steve Flowers

Alabama’s leading Political Columnist Steve Flowers

Our Senior U.S. Senator Richard Shelby will begin his sixth six-year term in January. He is an Alabama treasure. Over the past 30 years as our Senator he has brought millions of federal dollars home to Alabama. Continue reading Shelby won an uphill battle to unseat Jeremiah Denton

Sheffield Mugshots for Oct.-Nov. 2016

 

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TIMOTHY RANDALL MOTT, 57

FLORENCE, AL

ARREST DATE; 08/09/16

13A-11-10  PUBLIC INTOXICATION

 

 

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Continue reading Sheffield Mugshots for Oct.-Nov. 2016