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Opelika teen found dead in front yard

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent Opelika Police responded to a call early Saturday morning of a person shot in the yard of an Opelika residence. When officers arrived the discovery made by officers would leave the community of slightly less than 30,000 people mourning the loss of another person as a result of street violence an […]

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Uncle accused of fatally shooting nephew

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent A Lee County man is dead and his uncle was arrested on Thursday night on charges related to the fatal shooting. The arrest followed an incident in rural Lee County that left a 40-year-old man dead and his 54-year-old uncle behind bars. According to information from the Lee County Coroner’s office […]

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Georgia man charged for child porn

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent A man from West Georgia was arrested on Friday in connection to charges of child pornography distribution. The charges stem from a three month long investigation across multiple state lines. The suspect in the case has a previous record of sexually related offense already to date. On Friday members of the […]

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Taser gun kills man

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By Alton Mitchell A 25-year-old man died after being stunned by a police officer’s stun gun last week in the small town of Sylacauga, Alabama. The incident which is still under investigation has been handed over to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agencies State Bureau of Investigation. The investigation into the incident by the SBI is […]

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LaFayette Police Report

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June 2017 The LaFayette Police Department investigated 4 traffic accidents resulting in no injuries during the month of June 2017. There were 465 complaints resulting in 57 arrest. Animal control picked up 13. 1-Theft of property 4th 14-Speeding 1-Dog running at large 7-Failure to appear or pay 1-Escape 3rd 6-Domestic violence 3rd 1-Fraudluent use of […]

Three East Alabama men charged in Florida murder

Inmate captured

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By Paul Richardson Terry Lee Stokes, 43, was reported as an escapee Wednesday night by the Alabama Department of Corrections. The inmate escaped from a work release site at his assigned location in Dadeville but has been recaptured, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections. Tallapoosa County deputies apprehended Terry Lee Stokes, 43, Alabama State […]

Three East Alabama men charged in Florida murder