Thursday Jul 17
Mom faces charges after infant tests positive for alcohol
A Franklin County woman was arrested after police said her 5-week-old baby tested positive for alcohol.
Phil Campbell High School classes to shift off-campus when students return
For three years the Franklin County Board of Education has tried to get Phil Campbell High School rebuilt after a tornado decimated it in 2011.
2 arrested in Franklin Co. theft investigation
Franklin County deputies said they've closed the book on three burglary and theft cases with the arrest of two men.
Police looking for bank robber in Florence
The search continues for a robber in Florence. Earlier this month we told you about a The man robbed the First Metro Bank in the Shoals at gunpoint on July 7. The man was wearing a camouflage bandana over his face and sunglasses.
Father accused of shooting children with pellet gun
Authorities in Franklin County arrested a father on several charges after they said he shot his children with a pellet gun.
Jury: Franklin County man competent to stand trial in parents' murders
The jury, made up of eight men and six women, deliberated for about an hour Thursday morning, making the decision which is normally left up to a judge.
Testimony begins in McLemore competency trial in Franklin County
On the second floor of the Franklin County Courthouse this week, 8-men and 6-women are making a decision normally made by a circuit judge.
Competency hearing begins for Russellville man accused of killing parents, bludgeoning relatives with hammer
A Franklin County man accused of killing his parents and bludgeoning relatives with a hammer in 2011 was in court today for a competency hearing to determine if his criminal trial will go forward.