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Russellville Police arrest man accused of long-time sexual abuse of a child

RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. – Russellville Police have arrested Ivan Lemus-Martinez. He’s charged with first degree rape and sexual abuse. The victim reported the abuse had been going on for more than a year. 46 more words


Police: Shoals man arrested for leaving two children in a hot car

LEXINGTON, Ala. – A Lexington man was arrested over the weekend for leaving his children inside a parked car while he went shopping.

According to Lexington Police, 24-year-old Jerry Franklin has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child and various drug charges. 121 more words


Volunteers set to clean up Shoals waterways this weekend

FLORENCE, Ala. – It’s a natural resource which draws thousands of people into the Tennessee Valley. But the Tennessee River is in need of the public’s help. 332 more words


Man missing since Sept. 19, last seen in northern Lauderdale County

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – Authorities are looking for a missing man in Lauderdale County.  Robert Deshawn Childers was reported missing on Monday, September 19.

He was last seen walking north on County Road 141, in the northern part of the county, north of Cloverdale. 71 more words


UPDATE: Lockdown on UNA Campus has been lifted

FLORENCE, Ala. – The Director of University Communications on the University of North Alabama campus says a lockdown issued Wednesday morning has been canceled.

Suspect has been tracked to a specific area away from campus.

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UNA/Valdosta State game to air Saturday, Sept. 17 on WHNT2

Watch to watch the UNA Lions this weekend? If you can’t make it to Braly Stadium, watch from home — the game will be televised! 28 more words


Florence Police make headway in animal abuse case; now say dog wasn't dumped

FLORENCE, Ala. – Police say they’ve made headway in an animal abuse investigation that sparked earlier this week in Florence. Officers say the story has changed, and the puppy wasn’t dumped in a bag on the side of the road after all. 251 more words