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Tuesday Jul 29 | Alabama Live

Increased community communications in Whiton leads to 3 meth arrests, DeKalb County sheriff says

DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports three people from the Whiton community are now in custody on methamphetamine-related charges.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Geraldine, AL, Guntersville, AL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Alabama Live

Cherokee County home invasion suspect caught

A Fort Payne man faces multiple charges after authorities said he broke into a home and assaulted the people inside with a knife.

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Related Topix: Cherokee County, AL, Fort Payne, AL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WTVC

Child Removed from Home with Meth Lab

One child is in family custody after authorities in DeKalb County, Alabama found a working meth lab inside a home.

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WAFF-TV Huntsville

Brothers charged in Collinsville animal cruelty case

Brothers William Allen Stewart, 68, and 51-year-old Major Lavaughn Ford, are each charged with 19 counts of cruelty to animals.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Rainsville residents to vote on alcohol sales in Nov.

Voters in Rainsville will get the opportunity this fall to decide if they want legalized alcohol sales in their town.

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Related Topix: Rainsville, AL, Fort Payne, AL

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Body found in Cherokee County lake identified as missing Valley Head woman

DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports a body found in Weiss Lake in Leesburg late Friday afternoon has been identified as a missing Valley Head woman.

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Related Topix: Cherokee County, AL, Valley Head, AL, Leesburg, AL, Hammondville, AL

Alabama Live

Body of missing DeKalb County woman pulled from lake in Cherokee County

Sarah Jane Ortiz, 20, of Valley Head was reported missing on July 16. Friends and family told authorities she never returned home July 14. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris now reports a body found in Weiss Lake in Leesburg late Friday has been identified as Ortiz.

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Related Topix: Cherokee County, AL, Valley Head, AL, Leesburg, AL, Hammondville, AL

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WTVC

Father, Son Charged in Kidnapping and Robbery

A father and son have been charged with kidnapping and robbery. DeKalb County, Ala.

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Related Topix: Crossville, AL

WTVC

14-Year-Old Charged with Murder in DeKalb Co., AL

A 14-year-old boy in DeKalb County, Alabama has been charged with murder. This after the shooting death of 38-year-old Kelena Annette Hicks in Mount Vernon on Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WTVY Dothan

Rising Cattle Prices Cited in Ala. Livestock Theft

State rural crime investigators and farmers say the increase in cattle and beef prices are likely factors in several livestock thefts in Alabama.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Powell, AL

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Citizen tip leads DeKalb County investigators to meth find

Harris said an investigator working on a tip stopped a suspicious vehicle on County Road 1983.

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Related Topix: Fort Payne, AL, Rainsville, AL

WTVC

70-year-old Man Charged After 100 Marijuana Plants Found

A 70-year-old man was among 17 people arrested in North Alabama recently on a variety of drug charges.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Alabama, Henagar, AL

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Police find 27 neglected dogs in Collinsville

Surviving dogs have been sent to a safe place after being removed from a home on Gregory Avenue in Collinsville.

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Related Topix: Collinsville, AL

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Sheriff: Woman smuggled drugs into jail inside her private parts

Several people are in jail after a variety of drug busts in DeKalb County. Sheriff Jimmy Harris says one woman even snuck drugs into jail, passing them out to four other female inmates.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Sylvania, AL, Collinsville, AL, Fort Payne, AL

Alabama Live

17 arrested in several DeKalb County drug raids; mug shot photo gallery

Seventeen people were rounded up in DeKalb County over the past 10 days and arrested on a variety of drug charges, including two women who had drugs inside the jail, according to Sheriff Jimmy Harris.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Fort Payne, AL, Henagar, AL

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WTVC

Father, Son Charged in Kidnapping and Robbery

A father and son have been charged with kidnapping and robbery. DeKalb County, Ala.

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Related Topix: Crossville, AL

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Jared Felkins: Most everything sounds a lot worse when there's a horse involved

We moved to Wilson County from Fort Payne, Ala., which is in DeKalb County. Though we have certainly enjoyed living here and hope to call Lebanon our home for many years to come, there are always those nostalgic moments that seem to reach up and grab anyone who has lived in more than one place during their lives.

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Related Topix: Fort Payne, AL, Guntersville, AL, Fyffe, AL, Sylvania, AL, Drugs, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

DeKalb County Road 631 fixed, others in the works

Several weeks ago we got an email from a viewer asking us to look into why a county road near Mentone wasn't fixed yet.

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Related Topix: Mentone, AL

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Police continue to search for DeKalb County woman missing since April

Wendy Jane Gorham, 44, was last seen April 18 in the Fischer community near Fort Payne.

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Related Topix: Fort Payne, AL

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Stolen car chase ends in Tennessee, Jackson County deputies search for the people involved

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is looking for two people they say took deputies on a car chase, using stolen cars.

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