Gadsden man now charged with murder in woman's death
Leon Marbury III, 53, has been charged with murder-domestic violence, Capt. Paul Cody said.
Gadsden man wounded several times during robbery
A 20-year-old Gadsden man is in a Birmingham hospital after being wounded several times during an apparent robbery.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Gadsden woman's body found, boyfriend questioned
Gadsden Police responded to Forrest River Apartments at 515 George Wallace Drive on Monday at around 8:34 a.m. to conduct a welfare check on Vanessa Christine Lee, 41. Lee lived in the apartment with her boyfriend, Leon Marbury III, 53. Upon arrival, police found evidence that a crime had been committed at the apartment.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Bad weather halts search for possible Gadsden drowning victim
Butler County Sheriff Kenny Harden says his department is involved in a manhunt.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Truck burns on Hwy. 111
Brad Franklin, the driver of this burned-up tractor-trailer, inspects the damage to his vehicle which caught fire this morning on Hwy.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Rainbow City Police looking for leads in search for missing woman
Capt. Chase Jenkins said Beth Dowdy Chapman, 53, has been reported as a missing person, and police are asking for any help in locating her.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Bond lowered for Etowah County man facing child sexual abuse charges
District Judge William Russell today ordered bond for Roy Dean Pruett, 61, of Gadsden, be set at $125,000, and his release be supervised through community corrections.
Thousands Treasure Hunting At The World's Longest Yard Sale
If you're traveling along Highway 127 this weekend, chances are, you'll hit some traffic.
Oddest find at World's Longest Yard Sale? It's good, but it's no taxidermy hind-end of a mountain goat
SOMEWHERE ON TOP OF LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Alabama - Although none of my odd finds this year match the weirdness of 2013's taxidermy hind-end of a mountain goat - really, just the back half; see it here - I did find a few unusual items during a seven-hour tour Thursday of the World's Longest Yard Sale.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Man armed with knife robs Gadsden service station
A man wielding a knife took about $6,000 from a Gadsden service station Wednesday morning, according to Gadsden Police reports.
World's Longest Yard Sale gets underway with thousands of vendors along 690 miles
Addison, Michigan to Gadsden, Ala. - Good news for anyone who enjoys yard sales - today begins the mother of all yard sales.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Prosecutor says child sexual abuse cases involving Gadsden man may stretch back to 1970s
Roy Dean Pruett, 61, of Gadsden, faces three counts of first degree sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old and two counts of first degree sodomy.
Gadsden man arrested for traveling to meet a child for sex
Gadsden investigators arrested a 29-year-old Gadsden man last week after they say he tried to set up a meeting with what he believed was a 15-year-old girl for sex.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
World's Longest Yard Sale is 690 miles of deals
Maybe it's the hazy summer heat that convinces us we need to buy that entire box of wrestling action figures - or maybe it's just garage sale fever setting in - but you know you're going to buy them.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Alabama Medal of Honor recipient Mize honored with stamp package
Col. Ola Lee Mize, who earned the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Korean War, is one of 145 Americans honored with a new collector's folio from the U.S. Postal Service.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Gadsden area residential sales in June match forecast
Gadsden area residential sales totaled 70 units in June, a dip in sales growth of 4.1 percent from the same period a year earlier.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Etowah County offering citizen's firearms safety course Aug. 19
The class will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in room 210 of the Joe Ford Center at Gadsden State Community College.