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    BREAKING: Residents, organizations file suit against Tyson over spill, plant conditions

    JASPER, Ala. - On Friday, the Sipsey Heritage Commission and Chandler Holdings, along with 40 individual property owners along the Mulberry and Sipsey Forks of the Black Warrior River, filed suit against Tyson Farms, Inc., River Valley Ingredients LLC, RVI Hanceville plant manager Jason...

    Tyson now faces nine lawsuits over 2019 Hanceville plant spill

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Over two years have passed since a June 6, 2019, spill at the Tyson Farms/River Valley Ingredients rendering plant near Hanceville triggered a large fish kill on the Mulberry Fork that extended down to the Sipsey River in Walker County. That...

    Marshall, Aderholt file suit against federal government

    Suit claims illegal manipulation and delaying of census data  MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall, U.S. Representative Robert Aderholt, R- Alabama and two other Alabama voters filed suit against the U.S. Department of Commerce “over its decisions to manipulate census data that will...

    Testimony enters 2nd day in Brad Meeks trial

    Edited Jan. 30, 3:03 p.m. to correct "The paramedic admitted that severe low blood sugar could cause a person to smell like alcohol but added that a blood test conducted on Meeks showed a normal blood sugar level." to "The paramedic admitted that severe...

    Attorney General Steve Marshall leads 17 states in Supreme Court brief supporting religious charity’s right to hire people who share its faith

    MONTGOMERY, Ala.—Attorney General Steve Marshall led a coalition of 17 states in filing a brief Thursday before the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the religious liberty of Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission.  The Mission is seeking Supreme Court review of a recent ruling by...

    Fite pleads guilty to BUI, gets 2 years probation

    WINSTON COUNTY, Ala. - William Jackson Fite, 23, of Decatur, the driver of the boat from which Kelsey Starling, 26, of Troy disappeared during a collision July 4, 2019 on Smith Lake, and who was charged with boating under the influence in the case, pleaded...

    Rape trial for Hanceville man ends in hung jury

    Cullman County Sheriff's Office
    CULLMAN, Ala. - The first-degree rape trial of Wade Allen Waldrop ended in a hung jury late Wednesday afternoon, meaning that the jury could not reach a unanimous verdict. According to a source at the Cullman County Courthouse, the case will return to the...

    Woods pleads guilty to lesser charges in human trafficking cases, released with time served

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Kenneth Loyd Woods, 53, of Fairview, indicted in 2017 for multiple counts of human trafficking and other crimes, was released Friday, Nov. 20 following a plea deal worked out between defense attorney Alex Chaney and Cullman County Deputy District Attorney John...

    Andrew Maresh found guilty for the murder of Daniel Ray Osborn, II

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County District Attorney Wilson Blaylock announced in a press release on Thursday that Andrew Jacob Maresh was found guilty after a three-day jury trial in the Cullman County Circuit Court for the murder of Daniel Ray Osborn, II.   “Our thoughts and...

    Emotional first day of testimony in trial of Brad Meeks

    CULLMAN, Ala. - After a marathon session to seat a jury Monday, the trial of Bremen resident Bradford Neal Meeks, 29, in the May 2017 death of Cullman High School student Curtis “Curt” James Wilson, 15, got underway Tuesday morning at the Cullman County...