Lauderdale County, AL


Restaurant burglarized, set on fire in Lauderdale County

Investigators from the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office need your help finding a suspected arsonist and thief. Deputies responded to a fire at Kelly's Café at Cooley's Corner about 8 a.m. Saturday on Lauderdale County Road 189. Investigators determined the fire to be intentionally set. They believe the restaurant was...
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Lauderdale Co. Sheriff’s Office seek help to find arsonist burglar

LAUDERDALE CO., Ala. (WAFF) - At 8 a.m. Saturday morning a structure fire was reported at a restaurant at the 800 block of County Road 189 in the Cooley’s Corner community. According to Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office, Central, Underwood, Oakland and Waterloo Volunteer Fire Departments responded to extinguish the fire. Deputies and investigators with the LCSO also responded to the scene.

Pack of dogs attacking livestock in Central community, Lauderdale Co. Sheriff's Office warns

The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office is asking residents to keep an eye out after reports of a group of dogs attacking livestock in the Central community. According to Florence-Lauderdale Animal Services, the original pack was of four dogs, but authorities believe two have already been killed. They are now looking for one black dog and a brown dog with a white neck.

Florence man pleads not guilty to dozens of child sex crimes

A Lauderdale County man facing sex crime charges says he's not guilty. Kenneth Michael Mininger of Florence is facing dozens of counts of sodomy as well as producing and possessing child porn. He pleaded not guilty in court Wednesday morning. Prosecutors says Mininger was involved in child porn crimes over...

Flash Flood Warning – Parts of Colbert, Lauderdale Co. Until 2 pm

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a. Central Lauderdale County in northwestern Alabama…. * At 1056 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing. heavy rain across central portions of Colbert and Lauderdale. Counties. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen in the past. 30 to 45...