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Florence attorney, second man arrested on multiple human trafficking charges

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. – A Lauderdale County grand jury convened by the Alabama Attorney General’s Office has indicted a Florence attorney and a second man on human trafficking charges. 292 more words


Waterway patrols increase as holiday weekend approaches

FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – With the extended Memorial Day weekend just a few days away, law enforcement are ramping up patrols.

Each year, the Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer boating season. 261 more words


Sheriff and superintendent request more SRO's for Lauderdale County schools

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Lauderdale County School System and sheriff’s department is working to make school campuses safer.

Spotting a sheriff’s vehicle outside a Lauderdale County school can be hit or miss on most days. 226 more words


Farmers Home Furniture to build new distribution center in Russellville, creating 80 new jobs

RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. – Farmers Home Furniture announced today it will invest $10 million in a new distribution center to be built in Franklin County.  This is expected to bring 80 new jobs to northwest Alabama. 415 more words


Truck crashes into home on Morgan St. in Florence

FLORENCE, Ala – Florence Police and firefighters were called to a home on Morgan Street. It appears a truck drove into the home just after 10:30 a.m. 29 more words


Lexington Senior given Fallen Veterans Memorial Scholarship

LEXINGTON, Ala. (WHNT) – As thousands of high school seniors prepare to walk across the stage in a couple of weeks at graduation, many will be getting scholarship awards. 202 more words


Jury: Shoals man guilty of misdemeanor charge in 2015 deadly wreck

FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – Following two days of emotional testimony in the manslaughter case against a Lauderdale County man, the jury handed down a guilty verdict in the case. 220 more words