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Teen girl’s arrest at Alabama water park goes viral

A TikTok video of a Decatur police arrest of two juveniles at Point Mallard Park last weekend had received more than 39,000 views through late Thursday afternoon. TikTok listed the 5-day-old video as trending by Thursday afternoon. Police spokesperson Irene Martinez said a teenage girl “became irate” and caused a scene when she was told the park was at capacity on Sunday. Personnel shortages have forced officials to limit the water park’s capacity at times this summer.
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Former Alabama high school football star charged with killing a Police Officer in Selma, Alabama

This week a police officer named Marquis Moorer a 25 year old was shot and killed after being ambushed by a gunman in an apartment. According to reports, the officer was returning home for lunch when Javonte Stubbs, 18 a football star ambushed the officer in his apartment. His significant other was also wounded in the shooting and remains in critical condition.

Two toddlers found naked, covered in feces at Alabama truck stop

LOXLEY, Ala. (WKRG) – As the sun beat down Wednesday morning at the Love’s Truck Stop in Loxley, Alabama, a customer noticed two toddlers, a boy and a girl, walking by themselves around the very busy parking lot. “There’s RVs, there are trailers, there’s construction equipment, boats going through that...
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Three bodies found inside burned car on Alabama roadway

The remains of three people were found inside a burned-out vehicle that was discovered on a remote logging road in central Alabama, the Chilton County Sheriff’s Office said. Authorities were working to identify the skeletal remains, and there was no immediate indication of the cause of death. The car was...
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Jurors Begin Weighing Fate of Longtime Alabama Sheriff

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Jurors on Friday began deliberating charges against a longtime Alabama sheriff who took the stand to deny accusations that he took money from public and campaign accounts and gambled in casinos at taxpayer expense. Prosecutors and defense lawyers finished closing arguments in the corruption case against...
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Suspect arrested in killing of Selma police officer

SELMA, Ala. (WSFA) - A suspect in the fatal shooting of Selma police officer Marquis Moorer is in custody, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. ALEA says Javonte Cornuis Stubbs, 18, is charged with murder of a police officer, attempted murder and shooting into an occupied dwelling. Stubbs was taken into custody Wednesday morning by the U.S. Marshals- Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force and State Bureau of Investigation Agents near Tuscaloosa.

Nauvoo man killed in tractor-trailer crash on I-59 in St. Clair County

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ala. — A Nauvoo man was killed in a tractor-trailer rollover crash on Interstate 59 in St. Clair County Friday morning. interstate and crashed into a tree this morning. Alabama State Troopers said 64-year-old Randy Easley died from his injuries after the 2020 Kenworth tractor-trailer he was...

Mississippi woman drowns at TVA campground in Alabama

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — The Colbert County Coroner identified the woman who drowned at the TVA campground on Thursday. The victim was identified as, Cynthia Coggins, 52, of Belmont, Mississippi. Colbert County Coroner Justin Gasque confirmed the drowning was ruled as an accident. Authorities responded to a drowning at...
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Slain Selma officer was ambushed, 'never had a chance,' DA says

SELMA — The 18 year old facing two counts of capital murder in the shooting death of an on-duty Selma police officer shook his head when asked if he did it. JaVonte C. Stubbs of Selma, was led into the Dallas County Courthouse Friday morning wearing blaze orange jail garb and a bullet-resistant vest. He was restrained in handcuffs, leg irons and belly chains. He faces two counts of capital murder in the Tuesday morning shooting death of Marquiz Moorer, 25, who was in uniform and on duty at the time.

Preliminary Hearing Set for Man Accused of Killing Selma Police Officer

The man accused of killing a Selma police officer and injuring a woman had his first appearance in court. 18-year-old Javonte Stubbs appeared before Judge Collins Pettaway, Jr. for his arraignment in a Dallas County courtroom Friday. Stubbs is charged in the shooting death of Selma police officer Marquis Moorer...