Blount County Newswire (Page 2)

Blount County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Blount County, AL. (Page 2)

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  1. Double homicide under investigation in Blount CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Blount County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the double homicide of a male and female near Locust Fork on Tuesday. The bodies were found in a home on Deavers Town Road, according to Captain Pat Thomas with the Blount County Sheriff's Office.


  2. Under the radar: Meet the small-school quarterback doing huge thingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | Alabama Live

    The population of Cleveland, Alabama is less than 1,500, but one of its residents happens to be among the state's best football players. And most folks outside of Blount County haven't heard of him.


  3. Richard M. Clark.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Several charges have been filed against a Blount County man involved in a five-hour standoff Sunday night with authorities. Richard M. Clark, 40, of Altoona is charged with two counts of kidnapping, two counts of shooting into an occupied dwelling, discharging a firearm at an aircraft, attempted murder of a police office and menacing, according to Blount County Sheriff Loyd Arrington.


  4. Man charged with shooting at police helicopter during Blount County standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Richard Minard Clark, 40, is charged with attempted murder of a police officer, two counts of kidnapping, menacing, discharging a firearm in a dwelling, and discharging a firearm at an aircraft, according to Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey. Sheriff Loyd Arrington said deputies were called to the scene on a report of someone firing a gun and were shot at when they arrived.


  5. Blount County man arrested after five-hour standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Authorities arrested Richard Clark in the Susan Moore area after deputies responded to shots fired at a home on Ballard Road around 7:30 p.m. When they arrived, police say that a man began shooting at deputies. Officers were able to remove others who were in the house at the time.


  6. Blount County man charged with threatening Sumiton policeRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Bradley Truman Collier of Smoke Rise was arrested Wednesday night for disorderly conduct and after making terroristic threats to the Sumiton dispatch. Sumiton Police Chief T.J. Burnett said Collier engaged a Sumiton police officer in Wal-Mart's parking lot because he believed the officer had cut him off.


  7. Authorities warn parents of app designed to hide photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    A video posted on the Facebook page for the Blount County District Attorney, in Blount County, Alabama, has been shared nearly 90,000 times and has almost 2 million views, as of Thursday evening. In the video, the district attorney warns of an app called Calculator%.


  8. DA warns parents about new appRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... your teen is just really into math, you may want to think again. The app looks harmless enough, but it has the Blount County, Ala., District Attorney Pamela Casey posting a video message to parents on Facebook about it. "As you and I know, if one ...


  9. Shay Shelnutt: Legislators weigh in on special session for General FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | The Trussville Tribune

    Here is what I have consistently heard as I have been around my district of Trussville, Clay, Pinson, Gardendale, Blount County, etc, "Government should live within its means," and "Don't raise my taxes." When I am in Montgomery I hear, "We have a crisis" and "State government needs new revenues."


  10. Grand jury to review death of prominent businessman killed in cycling crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Alabama Live

    The investigation into the death of a well-known Birmingham contractor killed in a weekend cycling accident will be presented to a grand jury to determine whether criminal charges will be filed. Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey said today her office is working closely with the traffic homicide investigator to determine what happened.


  11. Road rage leads to shootout on I-65; injuries unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Alabama Live

    It appears the dispute started about 10:30 a.m. just inside Blount County north of Hayden with two cars bumping each other. The incident escalated to where a man and a woman inside each of the cars started shooting at each other, authorities said.


  12. Deandre Tompkins, Dennis CalawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... for second degree burglary out of Baldwin County. Campbell is believed to be somewhere in either Jefferson or Blount County. U.S. Marshals spotted Campbell in the Trafford community on Saturday, but he was able to elude officers and is still at ...


  13. Dollar General robbed, suspect at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | The Trussville Tribune

    According to the Blount County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a call for a possible robbery at Dollar General at the 13000 block of Ala. 75 in Remlap just after 5 p.m. Sunday.


  14. Blount County resident charged with theft, items missing from PVHS recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | The Trussville Tribune

    From Staff Reports Possible stolen items from the Pinson Valley High School field house may have been recovered thanks to a routine traffic stop in Blount County. According to the Blount Countian, a Blount County deputy stopped a vehicle for a routine traffic violation on Tuesday, and during the course of the stop discovered electronics possibly stolen from Locust Fork and Cleveland high schools.


  15. Ohio man indicted in Alabama for buying 1,340 grenade fuzesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Alabama Live

    An Ohio man was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in Alabama for illegally receiving about 1,340 M228 grenade fuzes in Blount County last year, federal authorities said. James William Copley, 54, of Akron, Ohio, was charged in a one-count indictment with knowingly receiving explosive materials on Oct. 22, 2014, according to the statement from U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent in Charge Steven L. Gerido.


  16. Law enforcement closing in on the subject Wednesday afternoon.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Law enforcement from Guntersville, Marshall, Etowah and Blount Counties and U.S. Marshals had been searching for the man who escaped from Blount County since Wednesday morning. The Blount County Correction Facility said a jail trusty named Clyde Arnold "Trey" Vaughn III escaped around 9 p.m. Monday from their facility while on a smoke break at the sally port.


  17. Manhunt over, jail escapee caught near GuntersvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    William Clyde Vaughn III escaped from work detail in the Blount County Jail two days ago and was spotted this morning in the Warrenton area. Guntersville Police, Arab Police, and the Blount County Sheriff's Office were all involved in the search.


  18. Rural driver license offices shouldn't be singled out for closure says Alabama lawmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... speed internet access at all and in those areas that do have it, access is very limited," he said. As a former Blount County probate judge, Standridge said he knows the high number of residents that that use these field offices. Several years ago, ...


  19. Manhunt underway in Marshall CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Law enforcement from Guntersville, Marshall, Etowah and Blount Counties and U.S. Marshals are searching for a suspect believed to be an escaped inmate from Blount County. Law enforcement is using helicopters in the search for the escapee.


  20. Boyfriend of woman strangled in Blount County re-arrested on new capital murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Donnie Wayne Brown, 44, is charged with capital murder/burglary in the death of girlfriend Crystal Marie Huie, 33. Capital murder/robbery charges against the boyfriend of a Blount County woman found dead in her home in June were nol prossed this morning, but he was immediately charged again in her death. District Attorney Pamela Casey today said Donnie Wayne Brown, 44, is now charged with capital murder/burglary.