The woman accused of faking her own abduction will soon face a judge. Carlee Russell is scheduled to appear in Hoover Municipal Court on October 11, according to reports.
The Hoover City Council passed a resolution on Monday urging the Alabama Legislature to increase penalties for false reporting following the Carlee Russell hoax that occurred in the city last month.
Hoover Police chief Nick Derzis said Friday during a press conference that he plans to go to state lawmakers to try and get penalties changed when it comes to reporting false violent crimes. At least two former law enforcement officers turned state representatives are on board.
More than two weeks after a widespread search for Carlee Russell, she has been charged after authorities said she faked her own kidnapping.
The Hoover Police Department announced Monday that Carlee Russell, 25, has admitted to lying about circumstances surrounding her disappearance from the side of the road on Thursday, July 13.
A dive into Carlee Russell's social media posts in the wake of her seemingly debunked story of abduction.
Hoover police revealed new information in case of Carlee Russell.
While investigators continue to try and figure out what exactly happened when 25-year-old Carlee Russell disappeared on the night of Thursday, July 13, her parents are revealing some of what they know on national television.
A woman reported missing out of Hoover has been found safe after a two-day search.
The Hoover Police Department announced $25,000 was being offered in the search for missing woman Carlethia “Carlee” Nichole Russell.
The Hoover Police Department is searching for a missing woman after they said she called 911 to report a child walking along Interstate 459 South late Thursday.
A Hoover police officer was shot multiple times in a standoff at an apartment complex on Sunday morning.
Crime Stoppers of Metro Atlanta and the Hoover Police Department are offering up to $5,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of anyone responsible for the 2020 woman of a woman.
In just under two minutes, two burglars stole around $20,000 worth of merchandise at a model and remote-control car business in Hoover....