DEA actions will outlaw Kratom

 

Drying Kratom leaves

Washington, DC – The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) today announced its intention to place the active materials in the kratom plant into Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act in order to avoid an imminent hazard to public safety. Mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine are found in kratom, which is a tropical […]

Former Church Staff Member Sentenced to 50 years in Prison for Child Sexual Exploitation and Possessing Child Pornography

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge Tuesday sentenced a Shelby County man and former church staff member to 50 years in prison for sexually abusing a seven-year-old child and possessing child pornography in 2013, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Roger C. Stanton.

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Florence police arrest suspected car thief

Robert Eugene Brewer (FPD)

FLORENCE–(SHOALS INSIDER)– Authorities in Florence quickly apprehended a suspected car thief just a few hours after it was reported stolen.

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Verizon says some smartphones will run faster today

FLORENCE–(SHOALS INSIDER)- Verizon says its new LTE advanced, which was rolled out today, will be much quicker than the standard LTE.

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Police make arrest in Muscle Shoals burglaries

Chance Tyler Crossett

MUSCLE SHOALS– According to police an arrest has been made in connection with several reported burglaries.

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Police looking for stolen 4-wheeler

 

MUSCLE SHOALS-Police are asking the public if they know the whereabouts of a stolen ATV.

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Gene Wilder, 83, Dies of Alzheimers

American actor Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka in ‘Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory’, directed by Mel Stuart, 1971. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

 

Gene Wilder, the actor who performed to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in “The Producers” and the deranged animator of “Young Frankenstein,” has died. He […]

Saban talks about life and football

Auburn student found dead

AUBURN–According to news reports, an 18-year-old freshman was found dead in his room Sunday afternoon.

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Tuscumbia business owner and Florence woman die in head-on collision

MUSCLE SHOALS–(SHOALS INSIDER)– According to authorities, a Tuscumbia businessman and a Florence woman were killed Saturday night in a two-car collision.

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Lauderdale County Mugshots August 19 Through August 25, 2016

Mugshots provided by Lauderdale County. All subjects innocent until proven guilty.

 

Birth Date: 12/19/97Booking Number: A1603506Agency: LAUDInmate Name: CALHOUN, JEREMIAH ETime/Date Offense Area Statute Court Crime Class13:43:51 08/22/16 Attempted Rape 13A-4-2 Rape DIST 2F13:43:13 08/22/16 Sexual Abuse 1st 13A-6-66 DIST 3F

Birth Date: 12/20/77Booking Number: A1603457Agency: LAUDInmate Name: CARBINE, RUBY ATime/Date Offense […]

Trump making headway with little tv ad spending, most Americans under 40 get their news digitally

In 1960 television was a new medium. Most Americans did not have televisions in the early 1950’s. However, by 1960 the majority of the country had fallen in love with Lucy and TV.

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FDA advises nationwide testing for Zika virus in all donated blood and blood components

The Zika Mosquito

As a further safety measure against the emerging Zika virus outbreak, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a revised guidance recommending universal testing of donated Whole Blood and blood components for Zika virus in the U.S. and its territories.

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Federal Jury Convicts Birmingham Man of Preparing False Tax Returns and Witness Tampering

BIRMINGHAM – A federal jury on Wednesday convicted a Birmingham man for assisting in the preparation of false income tax returns and tampering with a witness who the IRS contacted to question about returns he had prepared, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Veronica […]

Do you know this person? Police and car wash owner asking for public’s help

MUSCLE SHOALS–Police and an anxious business owner need help identifying a possible theft suspect. Early Monday morning, cameras caught the man driving this silver Nissan allegedly breaking into a change machine at PawnDaddy on South Wilson Dam Road.

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