Etowah sheriff looking at jail procedures after last week's escape
GADSDEN, Alabama -- Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin said he is looking at jail procedures following last week's escape by an inmate.
Mon May 20, 2013
Gadsden area YTD residential sales are up 1.4 percent from last year
Gadsden area residential sales dipped 3.6 percent in April from the prior month and were 11.5 percent lower than April 2012.
Etowah County Getting Tough on Mothers Who Endanger Their Unborn Children
GADSDEN, Ala. The Etowah County Sheriff, District Attorney and the county DHR director announced a crackdown on mothers who endanger their unborn children.
Sat May 18, 2013
Escaped Alabama Inmate Recaptured
Authorities in eastern Alabama say a man who escaped the Etowah County Detention Center has been recaptured.
Fri May 17, 2013
Inmate escapes from Etowah County Jail
Justin Wade Hopkins, 30, of Collinsville, escaped from the jail shortly after 4 a.m. He was last seen running toward Tuscaloosa Avenue in Gadsden.
Thu May 16, 2013
'Impact Gadsden' unites churches for community service May 18
" Impact Gadsden " has so far garnered almost 350 volunteers to take part in 10 different outreaches.
Wed May 15, 2013
Alabama trucking company sues Jimmy Haslam's Pilot Flying J over rebate program
Browns owner Jimmy Haslam attends minicamp last week as his family company is under federal investigation for a rebate program.
Tue May 14, 2013
Knoxville News Sentinel
Sixth lawsuit filed in Pilot Flying J fuel-rebate probe
Another class-action lawsuit has been filed against Pilot Flying J in the continuing fallout from a federal investigation into claims of fuel-rebate fraud.
Gadsden grandmother breaks up altercation with shotgun, one wounded
Capt. Bobby Jackson said the incident happened at 10:12 p.m. in the 3200 block of Stonewall Avenue.
Gadsden officials say residents should call for mosquito spraying
Gadsden residents who want their areas of town sprayed to prevent the spread of mosquitoes should contact the city to request it.
Mon May 13, 2013
Gadsden police investigating armed robbery on Meighan Boulevard Bridge
Capt. Bobby Jackson said the incident happened at 12:15 a.m. A 22-year-old man said he was driving westbound on the bridge when two acquaintances pulled in front of him and stopped.
High speed chase begins in Gadsden, ends in Fort Payne; policeman injured
Police in Gadsden and Fort Payne are investigating a high speed chase that extended across two counties and injured a policeman Saturday night.
Sun May 12, 2013
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Gadsden police investigating rape of woman off Tuskegee Circle
Capt. Bobby Jackson said the incident happened at around 8 p.m. off Tuskegee Circle.
Tue May 07, 2013
Gadsden police arrest 13 in 'Operation Stroll' prostitution sting
GADSDEN, Alabama --- Gadsden Police's Special Projects Team arrested 13 people on misdemeanor prostitution charges last week, as part of a sting throughout the city called "Operation Stroll." The sting took place from April 29 through May 3. Capt.
Grandmother charged with murder by running girl to death seeks release from jail
GADSDEN, Alabama -- An Alabama grandmother is trying to get out of jail as she awaits trial in the death of her 9-year-old granddaughter , who prosecutors say was forced to run until she died.
Mon May 06, 2013
Flood warning issued for East Alabama counties, risk of minor flooding in Gadsden
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for communities along the Coosa River, and warns there is a risk of minor flooding in Gadsden.
Sat May 04, 2013
Weather across the nation: 5/4/13
A strong low pressure system slowly moved eastward from the Mississippi River Valley and continued to pull warm and moist air northward from the Gulf of Mexico due to its counter-clockwise rotation.
Gadsden man indicted for murder in 2012 stabbing death of Albertville woman
A Gadsden man arrested in February for the May 2012 stabbing death of an Albertville woman was recently indicted for murder by a Marshall County grand jury, the district attorney said.