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Alabama Crime

Teen Found Dead Told Mom, 'Someone Is Trying To Kill Me'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 02.18.2016 | Crime

Alabama authorities have confirmed a body found in a remote Walker County area belongs to Nicholas Hawkins, a teenager who disappeared after placing a...

Missing Teen's Haunting Last Call: 'Someone Is Trying To Kill Me'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 02.16.2016 | Crime

Authorities in Alabama say a missing teen's frantic last phone call has investigators gravely concerned for his safety. No one has heard from 19-year-...

Convicted Murderer Live Streams From Prison, Pisses off Victim's Family

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.21.2016 | Crime

WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news. A convicted murderer who is locked up for killing an Alabama man was reportedly caught live streaming from ins...

Woman Allegedly Attacks Cop With Bayonet After Leaving Psych Ward

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.11.2015 | Crime

A 47-year-old woman in Mountain Brook, Alabama, is facing attempted murder charges for allegedly attacking a police officer with an 18-inch bayonet, j...

Murder Mystery: What Happened To Harper Lee's True-Crime Novel?

Associated Press | David Lohr | Posted 09.09.2015 | Crime

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. (AP) — Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Harper Lee politely knocked on truck driver Robert Louis Burns' door in rural Alabama on...

Judge To Sentence Woman Who Ran Granddaughter To Death

Reuters | Jonathan Kaminsky | Posted 05.11.2015 | Crime

UPDATE: Joyce Garrard was sentenced to life in prison for running her granddaughter to death. READ MORE HERE. Earlier: An Alabama woman convi...

Subway Robber Complained About 'Jared Diet'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.31.2014 | Weird News

A man accused of robbing four Alabama Subway sandwich shops allegedly confessed he wanted revenge as a disgruntled customer. He was mad that the "Jare...

Drunk Lady Rode Stolen Horse To Rob Store, Police Say

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.08.2014 | Weird News

So much for a trusty steed. An Alabama woman was arrested on Friday after police say she drunkenly stole a horse and rode it to a store to steal so...

Aunt Befriends Niece With Fake Facebook Account; Niece Allegedly Asks Her To Murder Family

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.12.2014 | Weird News

An Alabama woman's duplicitous attempt to befriend her niece with a fake Facebook account may be what saved her life. The niece was allegedly looki...

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Train Passes Over 'Very Lucky Young Lady' Who Fell Asleep On Tracks

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.06.2014 | Crime

An Alabama woman is lucky to be alive after she fell asleep between railway tracks and a train passed over her, police say. Authorities in Auburn r...

Accused Father And Son Urinal Thieves Flushed Out By Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.30.2014 | Weird News

After a rash of urinal thefts in Birmingham, Alabama, things finally came to a head. Investigators said the culprits were a father-son team who st...

Did This Woman Murder Her Son's Boyfriend Because He Was Abusive?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An Alabama woman faces murder charges in the alleged shooting of her son's boyfriend. Anita T. Hill, 51, has reportedly bonded out of the Tuscaloo...

Naked Man Wanted To Make Tree His Home

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.26.2014 | Crime

By all means hug a tree, but please do so with your clothes on. Michael Howard Long, 40, told police in Arab, Ala., that he was climbing a pine tre...

Family Of Robbery Suspect Outraged At Good Samaritan Who Shot Him

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 11.22.2013 | Crime

The family members of a robbery suspect that held a store employee at gunpoint in Alabama are lashing out at the Good Samaritan who shot him and stopp...

Love Triangle Sparks Machete Attack: Cops

Posted 05.30.2013 | Weird News

Love hurts. Police in Mobile, Ala., say a love triangle-turned-violent ended with a machete attack Monday. Eric McFadden, 51, allegedly assaulte...

Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Ambulance After DUI Crash

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.31.2013 | Weird News

An Alabama man allegedly went to outrageous lengths to avoid going to a hospital after crashing his car, including stealing an ambulance and attemptin...

Group Home Resident Stabbed, Disemboweled At Random: Police

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 12.10.2012 | Crime

He entered an Alabama group home as a burglar, and he left as an alleged murderer. That's what police are saying about 20-year-old Razellius Mills,...

Supposed Murder Actually A Zombie Surprise (PHOTO)

Posted 11.04.2012 | Weird News

Not really dead, not really undead. A female driver who police in Alabama thought was fatally shot at the wheel of her car turned out to be an into...

Friend Shoots Teen In Head During Prank

Posted 10.15.2012 | Crime

An Alabama boy was shot in the head over the weekend when a practical joke went terribly wrong. Authorities rushed Jesse Rainey to the hospital ear...

Man Wanted For Attempted Murder Accidentally Turns Himself In

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.14.2012 | Crime

An Alabama man wanted for attempted murder and burglary accidentally turned himself in. Jerry Lee Washington Jr., 21, entered a Warrior police depa...

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Police Identify Remains Found in Forest In 1997 Cold Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Steven Hoffer | Posted 03.12.2012 | Crime

Almost a decade and a half ago, an elderly man hiking through an Alabama forest discovered a decomposing female body. The remains -- believed to be th...

Another Diver Contradicts Husband's Story About How Wife Drowned

Posted 02.17.2012 | Crime

An experienced scuba diver who was there when Tina Thomas Watson died cast doubt on her husband's version of what happened on the day she drowned off ...

Convicted Castrator To Stand Trial For Child Porn Possession

Posted 01.25.2012 | Crime

A man once convicted of unlicensed castration will soon stand trial on child pornography charges. Last Summer, police in Alabama arrested Edward Le...

Mom Left Kids At Barnes & Noble To Go Run Errands, Faces Prison Time

Posted 11.15.2011 | Crime

Charlene Sutherland might want to pick up a parenting book the next time she stops by Barnes & Noble. The Alabama mother faces up to six years in p...

Woman Draws Beard On Face, Robs Bank

Posted 10.02.2011 | Crime

Some bank robbers scribble their demands on notes and pass them to tellers. Others scribble beards on their faces. A woman sporting men's clothing ...