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Judge Self Alabama News
AG Marshall indicts Lauderdale County presiding Judge Gilbert P. Self

The 11th Judicial Circuit presiding Judge Gilbert P. Self was indicted by Attorney General Steve Marshall's office on Monday on 16 counts of use of office for personal gain or the gain of family members, one count of making a false representation to the office of Public Examiners of Public Accounts, and one count of perjury. Self turned himself in at the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office on Monday.

Chicken Plant Alabama News
Seven confirmed tuberculosis cases at North Alabama chicken plants provoke ADPH call for testing

A confirmed case of tuberculosis in North Alabama has the Alabama Department of Public Health asking poultry workers in the area to receive TB screening.

Vicky White and Casey White Alabama News
Casey White, who escaped with Lauderdale County corrections officer Vicky White, given life sentence

The prisoner who escaped from Lauderdale County with a corrections officer, prompting a nationwide manhunt, was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Thursday. The sentence was part of a plea deal.

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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.

Vicky White and Casey White Alabama News
$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.

Connie Ridgeway Alabama News
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,...