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Police said Brioni Jamaal Rutland was stabbed more than 30 times and shot once in the head, according to a preliminary autopsy report released to authorities Monday. Rutland, 27, of Tuscumbia, was reported missing Nov. 26. His body was pulled from the Tennessee River on Friday after someone noticed blood on the Old Railroad Bridge on Thursday and notified authorities.
FLORENCE— A Florence woman faces a two-year prison sentence after admitting she stole jewelry from a elderly couple she was providing healthcare services for earlier this year, courthouse officials …
Lauderdale County jury court cancelled 3 hours ago
FLORENCE— Lauderdale County residents who were issued jury duty summons for next week, do not have to report to the courthouse Monday as scheduled, county officials said.
First Fridays outdoor events cancelled 7 hours ago
FLORENCE - Outdoor events scheduled for First Fridays tonight in downtown Florence have been cancelled because of inclement weather, organizers said.
Armed suspect robs Quickstop 8 hours ago
Florence police are working an armed robbery that occurred after 4 a.m. today.
Florence cancels tonight’s lighting ceremony 8 hours ago
The city of Florence has canceled its holiday lights ceremony and program tonight because of bad weather.
Former deputy indicted, arrested on theft charges 11 minutes ago
Shawn McClure was arrested Friday evening after it was revealed at a press conference that he is indicted on charges of theft and receiving stolen property.
Man resists arrest after 5 lb. pot discovery 60 minutes ago
Police served a search warrant at a home on the 3600 block of Smith Street Thursday afternoon. Investigators found five pounds of pot and other drug paraphernalia.
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says Obamacare is hurting the state's economy.
Police seeking tips on overnight armed robbery 2 hours ago
An armed robbery happened around 4 a.m. at the Quickstop located at the intersection of Royal Avenue and Hermitage Drive.
The ethics committee investigated a complaint against a former county employee for nearly a year before turning it over to the Attorney General's office.
Killen ISO Fire Rating Drops To 4 2 hours ago
KILLEN, Ala. (WHNT) – Residents may not notice that something in their everyday life has changed, but a significant event...
Former Franklin County Commissioner Arrested For Theft Yesterday at 4:46PM
RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A former Franklin County Commissioner is behind bars charged with theft. Sheriff’s investigators said the commissioner...
FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – On Tuesday, Florence approved modifications to the city’s alcohol ordinance. The changes will allow event centers...
FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Florence Police are investigating a robbery. Police say a man armed with a handgun robbed the...
LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Lexington Police are investigating a wreck that killed an Anderson woman on Wednesday morning. The...
From The Courier Journal
HoF Sisters 12/3/2013
TUSCUMBIA – Beloved Shoals area back-up vocalists, Marie Lewey and Cindy Walker, will perform holiday favorites in a rare and intimate concert event, Rockin’ Around the Hall, on Tuesday, December …
Walking and a Polar Plunge 12/3/2013
FLORENCE – Get your family moving at the 6th Annual Candy Cane Run/Walk and the 2013 Polar Plunge Saturday morning December 7 in McFarland Park in Florence.
Top Performer 12/3/2013
SHEFFIELD – Helen Keller Hospital was recently named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in …
Savoring South 12/3/2013
TUSCUMBIA – The halls will be decked on Sunday, December 8 when “A Plantation Christmas” will be presented to the community at Belle Mont Mansion. Everyone is invited!
Civitan Club Picks Plaza 11/26/2013
FLORENCE – The Florence Civitan Club recently released its 2013 Christmas ornament depicting Harrison Plaza and the Fountain at UNA. The ornaments are $15 and are for sale at Printer & …
Shoals Area Police Are Still Looking for Man In Disguise Yesterday at 8:30PM
FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – He was quick, but not quick enough. Florence Police are trying to identify the man in...
RED BAY, Ala. (WHNT) — Red Bay Police say they arrested a man accused of domestic violence thanks to a...
FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT / Shoals Area Crime Stoppers) – The Shoals Area Crime Stoppers are seeking the identity of a man...
FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT/ Shoals Area Crime Stoppers) – Six days after someone shot and killed a man inside his vehicle...
FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT / Shoals Area Crime Stoppers) – It`s one of those strange stories you don`t hear about every...
Franklin County Times
Former commissioner arrested 3 hours ago
A former Franklin County commissioner was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly purchasing 728 head of sheep and goats without having the proper funds to pay for the animals, officials said.
Parade postponed, open house still on Yesterday at 3:18PM
The Russellville Christmas Parade scheduled for tonight has been postponed until Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m.
Church to present Christmas program 12/4/2013
The chancel choir at the First United Methodist Church In downtown Russellville has been busy preparing for their annual Christmas program that they hope will be a special event this holiday season.
Organizers with the city of Russellville’s annual Helping Santa toy drive said they are still in need of donations of toys for children ages newborn to 15.
Brian Keith Daniel coming to the Roxy 12/4/2013
Earlier in November, event organizers announced popular Christian music artist Mark Schultz would be making a stop at the historic Roxy Theater on Dec. 20 as part of his “What Do You Give a King” …