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News in Houston County, Alabama

1 victim in suspicious Dothan house fire identified through dental records
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:35:35 -0800

Houston County officials say one victim in a suspicious Dothan house fire has been identified, and based on autopsy it appears he died from a gunshot wound.

Kings Mountain man pleads in Alabama child porn investigation
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:06:52 -0800

Published: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 06:50 PM. KINGS MOUNTAIN - A Kings Mountain man was convicted in Houston County, Ala., on 23 counts of possessing child pornography.

Child porn conviction keeps man in jail
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 04:12:17 -0800

A Kings Mountain man was convicted in Houston County, Ala., on 23 counts of possessing child pornography.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Westbound lanes of US 80 at AL 21 in Lowndes Co. closed due to crash
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:05:44 -0800

Alabama State Troopers say the westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 80 in Lowndes County are closed near Alabama 21 due to a crash.

One body identified in suspicious Dothan house fire
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:20:30 -0800

Houston County officials say one victim in the suspicious house fire in Dothan has been identified and it appears he may have died from a gunshot wound. 

Etowah Co. deputies arrest Boaz man accused of burglary
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 09:50:31 -0800

The Etowah County Sheriff's office has arrested a Boaz man they believe is connected to a burglary earlier this month.

Police: Fatal shooting follows dispute in Jackson Co.
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 08:52:18 -0800

Police responded to a fatal shooting in Jackson County at around 9 a.m. Thursday.

Madison diagnostic center installs open MRI unit
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:50:31 -0800

North Alabama now has a true open MRI unit. Outpatient Diagnostic Center installed the unit Thursday at its Madison location, and it's called the Hitachi Oasis.

Autuaga Co. officials take suspected drug dealer into custody
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:35:42 -0800

A suspected drug dealer is in custody after a raid at his Autuaga County home. Members of the Autauga County Sheriff's Office and Prattville Police Department executed a search warrant at a house in the 1200 block of County Road 1, Thursday morning. 

Etowah officials arrest two for drug trafficking
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:51:43 -0700

According to Etowah County Sheriff, Todd Entrekin, two people have been arrested and charged with trafficking a large quantity of methamphetamine.