Florence man dies when vehicle strikes house

FLORENCE – A one vehicle crash at 7:30 a.m. today, October 17, 2017 has claimed the life of a Florence man.

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Two injured as car crashes into Sam’s Sports Bar in Florence

FLORENCE–Two people were injured when a car crashed into the side of Sam’s Sports Bar just off of Hough Road.

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Police make arrest in Friday night hit and run

Christina Marie Carroll

FLORENCE–Police have made an arrest in the Friday night hit and run that killed 57-year-old Kevin Doherty of Florence.

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Florence High School senior arrested on rape and molestation charges

Maxwell Marquez Thompson

FLORENCE-Authorities have arrested a Florence High School Senior after a grand jury indictment was handed down on charges of Rape and Sexual Abuse.

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Officers follow leaking fluid to catch suspected car burglar and career criminal

Michael Brewer

FLORENCE–A Decatur man with an extensive criminal record in Lauderdale County has made his way back to Florence for a one man crime spree.

Thankfully Florence police were on alert Tuesday night to capture Charles Michael Brewer, 44, of Decatur.

Police received a call of a reckless driver on Railroad Ave. According […]

Have you seen this man? Police need your help

 

FLORENCE–Police are asking members of the public if they can help identify the man in the above photo.

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Arrest made as ex-boyfriend reportedly tried to run over victim

Dewayne Moore

FLORENCE–Authorities have arrested a Florence man after a domestic incident that occurred early Tuesday morning.

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Traffic stop leads to foot chase and trafficking charge

Demarious Leon Bates

FLORENCE–Police have arrested a Muscle Shoals man for trafficking marijuana. According to investigators, Demarious Leon Bates, 36, was arrested after police officers conducted a traffic stop for Failure to Signal. The vehicle stopped on N. Franklin St. in East Florence. The driver, Bates, fled on foot. The Officer pursued Bates to […]

Florence man arrested after concerned citizen called police

David Baskins

FLORENCE–Police arrested a Florence man on multiple new charges and outstanding warrants after a concerned citizen made a call to the police department.

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To celebrate today’s grand opening Taziki’s donates to Room in the Inn Shoals

FLORENCE–A new Taziki’s Mediterranean Café will open in Florence on Tuesday at 247 Cox Creek Parkway. This will mark the 17th Taziki’s location in Alabama.

To celebrate the grand opening, Taziki’s is making a donation to ‘Room in the Inn Shoals,’ an interfaith, community-based partnership that provides food and shelter to homeless during the […]