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    ALEA reports icy roadways

    The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division has received reports of icy roadway conditions within the following counties and on the following roadways: Limestone County, roadway conditions are extremely hazardous throughout the county but especially on Huntsville Browns Ferry Road. Morgan County, roadway conditions are...

    ALEA: Be ready, be safe during wintry weather

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Forecasts are calling for extremely cold weather, which could potentially produce a wintry mix in certain areas across the state leading up to and through the Christmas holidays.   The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) encourages motorists who absolutely must drive during severe cold-weather events to...

    Vinemont man killed in single-vehicle crash

    A single-vehicle crash at approximately 10:28 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, has fatally injured a Vinemont man.  Alvin D. Gillon, 67, was critically injured when the 2019 Dodge Caravan that he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. Gillon was transported to Huntsville Hospital...

    ALEA experiencing Driver License Division network outage

    Updated 1:51 p.m. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Driver License System (LEADS) is currently functioning for both in-person and online services. ______________________________________________________________________________ MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Driver License Division is currently experiencing a statewide network outage. Due to this outage, Driver...

    Operation Clear Track: ALEA ‘trains’ residents on railroad safety

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – According to the Amtrak Police Department, a person or vehicle is hit by a train in the United States every three hours. To bring awareness to the potential dangers surrounding railroad tracks and trains, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is...

    ALEA kicks off ‘Play Hard, Win Big’ safety campaign

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is wrapping up its 101 Days of Safety this Labor Day weekend; however, the agency is turning its attention to another celebrated season in the South: football!   ALEA Secretary Hal Taylor said, “Although Labor Day signals...

    Multi-vehicle I-65 wreck leaves 1 dead

    CULLMAN, Ala. – A multi-vehicle wreck on Interstate 65 northbound in Cullman County claimed the life of an Indiana woman Wednesday.   Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick identified the victim as Ruth Bahr, 58, of Vincennes, Indiana.   The wreck happened at approximately 10:40 a.m. near mile marker...

    ALEA statement on passing of Mt. Vernon Police Officer Ivan Lopez

    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) Sec. Hal Taylor on Tuesday issued a statement on the passing of Mt. Vernon Police Officer Ivan Lopez Monday, who was killed Aug. 22.   According to Mobile’s WKRG,  “Monday night the officer was headed home to Foley...

    Cullman County man killed in crash

    CULLMAN, Ala. - A Cullman County man was killed in a single-vehicle crash at approximately midnight on Friday, Aug. 19.   According to an Alabama State Trooper spokesperson, Blake Lee Baker, 26, of Bremen, was fatally injured when the 2020 Toyota Corolla he was driving left...

    1 killed in Hwy. 31 wreck south of Cullman

    CULLMAN, Ala. – A Cullman woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 31 south of the city Saturday evening at approximately 7:25.   A press release from Alabama State Troopers said Dana Quick West, 51, was fatally injured when the 2015 Chevrolet Equinox...