Rise to the moment of truth Friday, December 9, 2022

Tag: MURDER

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Remains found in Coosa River in January identified as man missing for nearly 40 years

The Gadsden Police Department (GPD), with the help of the FBI, identified remains found in the Coosa River in Gadsden in January as a man who went missing nearly 40 years ago.

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FBI looks for friends, relatives of Alabama man in case of unidentified victim of Long Island serial killer

Investigators with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are looking for relatives of a long-deceased man who they think might help them solve the case of a New York serial killer.

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Autopsy reports inconclusive about cause, manner of death of girl found in shallow grave in Springville

Authorities still have questions following the results of an autopsy report performed on the body of a missing Florida woman who was found in a shallow grave in St. Clair County in April. 

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Judge declares mistrial in case of teen accused of killing parents, 3 siblings

A Limestone County judge declared a mistrial on Monday in the case of Mason Wayne Sisk, who is accused of killing five of his family members in 2019. 

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Opelika police charge 2 in connection to 2000 homicide of baby

The Opelika Police Department announced an arrest in a cold case involving the murder of a 4-month-old baby.

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Capital murder suspect in custody in Oklahoma after father of 4 found dead in Birmingham house fire

The suspected killer of Nathan Gemeinhart is facing a capital murder charge.

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Homicides are climbing at a record pace in Birmingham

Birmingham is experiencing its third year in a row of high homicide rates.

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Craig Monger talks with Phil Williams about the kidnapping & decomposing bodies found in Tallapoosa County on Rightside Radio

Listen as 1819 News Reporter Craig Monger talks with Phil Williams of Rightside Radio about the kidnapping & apparent murders in Tallapoosa County, along with some details provided by the county sheriff and prosecutor.

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North Alabama man pleads not guilty to double murder of brother and father

34-year-old Matthew Edward Garren was arrested on April 30, 2022, and later charged with two counts of murder in the death of his brother and father.

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Prosecutors: Teen charged in 5 murders was aggressive before

New court documents allege an Alabama teen accused of killing five family members was aggressive toward his relatives before the 2019 killings.

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Hoover Police offering $5,000 for information related to 2020 Valentine's Day shooting of a local woman

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.

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High-profile murder conviction involving Alabama man overturned

Georgia's highest court on Wednesday overturned the murder and child cruelty convictions against a man whose toddler son died after he left him in a hot car for hours, saying the jury saw evidence that was “extremely and unfairly prejudicial.”

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'He murdered her and set the house on fire': Huntsville fire was murder-suicide, family says

Details are emerging regarding the house fire that authorities now believe may be a murder-suicide, which family members have confirmed.

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Authorities arrest Selma murder suspect in Minnesota

A man wanted in a shooting death in Alabama last year has been arrested in Minnesota, police said Wednesday.

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St. Clair Sheriff's investigating apparent triple-murder/suicide.

The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent triple-murder-suicide in Riverside.

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Shooting outside Sam’s Club in Montgomery left one dead, police arrest suspect

A shooting outside a Sam’s Club in Montgomery left one man dead, and police have taken a suspect into custody.

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Mississippi murder suspect captured in Tuscaloosa County after chase

A murder suspect was arrested in Tuscaloosa County Saturday after attempting to evade police on the interstate.

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Police searching for man wanted in north Alabama deadly shooting

Madison County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating a suspect concerning a shooting on Saturday in Toney.

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Former state lawmaker wants state to increase bond for violent offenders

Former State Rep. Perry O Hooper (R-Montgomery) is asking the legislature and the courts to increase the bail requirements for violent...

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VIDEO: Birmingham PD pleads for information in 2018 murder of man changing tire

The Birmingham Police Department released a video asking for information in a 2018 cold case. The murder of DeNorris Barnes happened...

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City of Mobile ends year with record number of murders

By Brandon Moseley On Wednesday, another person was murdered in the city of Mobile. This brings the death toll to 50 and adds to what...

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ALEA requests the public’s help in the John Baker murder case

By Branodn Moseley The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) State Bureau of Investigation announced on Friday that it has initiated...

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Man charged in slaying of Alabama police sergeant

By Brandon Moseley On Wednesday, October 6, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) announced that Brian Lansing Martin was charged...