Arrests made in Florence robbery

Ricky Robertson

FLORENCE–Authorities are working a robbery that occurred yesterday afternoon and have made an arrest. The robbery took place in the parking lot of 2424 Roberts Lane. The victims were attempting to sale some items to the two offenders when they were robbed.


Student Follows Dreams into a Career in the Music Business

By Dominic Summerhill

FLORENCE, Ala. – UNA student Tiera Leftwich grew up watching the Disney Channel like most teens, listening to the likes of Miley Cyrus and the Jonas Brothers. However, it was hearing country music and Taylor Swift, that changed how she looked at the craft. Tiera, as she prefers to be called […]

Former CWA Local President Sentenced to One Year and a Day in Prison for Stealing from Union

BIRMINGHAM – A federal judge on Thursday sentenced the former president of the Communications Workers of America, Local 3901, in Oxford, Ala., to one year and a day in prison for embezzling from the organization, announced federal officials.


Man wanted for failure to pay child support

Lyndon Ricks

TUSCUMBIA–LYNDON RICKS is wanted by the Colbert County Sheriff’s Office for Failure to pay Child Support.

SBI continues investigation into officer involved shooting , vehicle driver named

FLORENCE–– Special Agents with ALEA’s State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) are investigating a University of North Alabama Police Department officer-involved shooting at the request of the UNA Police Chief. The shooting occurred during the course of a traffic stop at the intersection of Pine Street and Irving Street just before 3 a.m. on Sunday, […]

Man arrested after assaulting EMS worker

Cory Morrow


FLORENCE–Police have made an arrest following the reported assault of an EMS worker at a local night club.


New Year’s Gunshot that Killed Child Fired by Man Illegally in U.S.

HUNTSVILLE – The man whose celebratory New Year’s 2017 gunfire killed a five-year-old child in Athens, Ala., pleaded guilty today in federal court to illegally possessing the gun because he was in the United States illegally. Acting U.S. Attorney Robert O. Posey, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent in Charge Steven […]