Rise to the moment of truth Saturday, February 4, 2023


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Florence man sentenced to 70 years for sexual exploitation of children

A Florence man was sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty to 20 counts of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography.

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Suit filed in sex abuse case of former Lauderdale County church worker

A lawsuit in Lauderdale County claims that a local church was complicit and enabled one man who is accused of sexually abusing multiple children while in a leadership position.

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$5,000 reward given for help capturing escaped inmate

A $5,000 reward has been given to a person who provided help in capturing an inmate who sparked a nationwide manhunt after escaping with a jail official, Alabama’s governor said Wednesday.

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Connie's Law: protection for families proposed in wake of north Alabama murder

New legislation is being targeted in the wake of the ever-evolving case of Casey White. This time, it involves the case he is accused of murder in, the murder of Connie Ridgeway in Lauderdale County.

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Trial to begin in impeachment of Lauderdale County Coroner

A state court in Florence will hear initial arguments today, Jan. 6, in the impeachment of the current Coroner of Lauderdale County,...