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  1. Meth lab busted in DeKalb County, 3 people arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Alabama Live

    Authorities arrested three people in DeKalb County on Thursday after a meth lab was located at a residence near Geraldine, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department. Beard and Rogers were charged with trafficking illegal drugs, first-degree unlawful manufacturing of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

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  2. DeKalb County deputy had just reported speeding motorcycle, then came upon fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Alabama Live

    A DeKalb County deputy had called from his patrol car to report a motorcycle going "at a high rate of speed," and turned around to follow it when he came upon the crashed motorcycle Wednesday night, according to Sheriff Jimmy Harris. The driver of the motorcycle later died, according to a state trooper.

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  3. Capital murder suspect pleads guilty to manslaughter in DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Alabama Live

    A Crossville woman pleaded guilty to manslaughter in DeKalb County court on Tuesday. The plea agrees to a lesser charge than the capital murder count she was indicted on .

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  4. Whitton pleads not guilty in first wife's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... 28, was reported missing on December 7, 1997. Six weeks later, her body was found near the Powell area of DeKalb County. A grand jury indicted Barry Whitton. He is accused of intentionally killing Michelle by striking her in the head and causing ...

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  5. Hazel Green football coach Matt Putnam leaving to take Sylvania jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Alabama Live

    ... a press release, "and we wish him and his family the best as they take this opportunity to move back home to DeKalb County." Hazel Green went 4-6 overall and 3-4 in Class 7A, Region 4 last season. Putnam helped lead the Trojans in the wake of star ...

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  6. Ala. man charged with shooting at deputy called to his homeRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... near the Alabama-Georgia line, was arrested Wednesday after someone called 911 to report gunfire near a home. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris says someone hiding in the trees began shooting at the deputy as soon as he arrived. The deputy returned ...

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  7. Man charged with attempted murder after allegedly firing at deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Deputies responded to a 911 call on Alabama 117 east of Mentone reporting a man shooting a gun near a home on Thursday. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris reported the arrest of Carl B. Jones, 52, of Mentone after a deputy was shot at during the disturbance call.

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  8. Mentone man, 52, accused of firing shots at DeKalb County deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    A Mentone man has been arrested on charges he fired shots at a DeKalb County sheriff's deputy late Wednesday night, authorities said. Carl B. Jones II, 52, is charged with attempted murder, unlawful possession of controlled substance, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and receiving stolen property.

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  9. DeKalb County man charged with attempted murder after shooting at deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Alabama Live

    ... in his hand and his other hand in a coat pocket which contained a .38 revolver. Jones was booked into the DeKalb County Detention Center and is charged with attempt murder, unlawful possession of controlled substance, unlawful possession of ...

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  10. Mentone Man in Custody After Police Say He Fired at an OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WTVC

    A Mentone, Alabama man is in custody after police say he fired on a deputy during a disturbance call Thursday night. DeKalb County, Alabama Sheriff Jimmy Harris says deputies responded to a 911 call on Alabama 117 east of Mentone that a man was shooting a gun near a residence.

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  11. Suspect in Jackson County disappearances charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... said Tuesday. Michelle Whitton, 28, was reported missing on Dec. 7, 1997. Her body was found near Powell, in DeKalb County, on Jan. 20, 1998. Barry Whitton was sentenced to 10 years in prison in 2008 on weapons charges. He had been convicted of a ... 1 comment

  12. Real world experience - Fort Payne students help with Patriots Memorial ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Some Fort Payne High School students are taking what they know from the classroom to the real world in a project everyone in DeKalb County can be proud of. It's a quiet patch of grass in a bustling downtown Fort Payne, but a sign depicts what it will be - Patriots Memorial Park.

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  13. Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Metaphor Mondays"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Daily Kos

    ... today. Organizers insist there was no racial motive for holding a pro-Confederate rall y on MLK weekend; the DeKalb County, Alabama school superintendent bans a High School history club from seeing the movie Selma; and the vicious fight against MLK ...

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  14. Distinguished Young Women of Alabama showcase their talents and more during first preliminary roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Alabama Live

    ... talent performances by Caitlyn Thompson, of Butler County; Hannah Creech, of Dallas County; Megan Mitchell, of DeKalb County; Kayla Sherbert, of Talladega County; Lauren Harken, of Madison County; Julie Dobbs, of Geneva County; Sydney Bedgood, of ...

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  15. Alabama earthquakes: What was the biggest in 2014?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Alabama Live

    ... ounty but called the Irondale earthquake. *There have been two moderate quakes more recently: A 4.9 in 2003 in DeKalb County that caused some damage in Fort Payne, and another 4.9 in 1997 in Escambia County.

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  16. Rev. Dr. Otis Moss Jr. challenges congregation at Martin Luther King Jr. service in HuntsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Alabama Live

    ... with them, knowing he would be arrested. How that arrest led to an arrest on bogus charges by the neighboring DeKalb County sheriff - an arrest that led to a call from then-presidential candidate John F. Kennedy to Mrs. King and a call from his ...

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  17. Sycamore's Stutz: Vintage fire truck ready for next step in restorationRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | De Kalb Midweek

    The 1923 Stutz fire engine is seen here with members from the Sycamore Fire Department in a photo from 1926 in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse looking west on State Street. Former Sycamore firefighters George Holland, Jerry Taylor and Jack Spartz stand in front of the 1923 Stutz fire engine in Sycamore on Sept.

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  18. Powell police chief recovers items stolen from 2 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The following day, Little recovered a vehicle on DeKalb County Road 158 in Powell, which had been reported stolen from the Fyffe area.

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  19. Watch Alabama waterfalls surge after recent rainfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Alabama Live

    ... that only exists during rainy periods. Water from Bear Creek drops 133 feet into Little River Canyon in DeKalb County. Grace's High Falls can be viewed from an overlook off Ala. 176 (Little River Canyon Parkway). The overlook is about seven miles ...

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  20. Two arrested on drug charges in DeKalb County traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Sheriff Jimmy Harris says deputies did a traffic stop Tuesday on County Road 85. Deputies got consent to search the vehicle and say they found methamphetamine. The Drug Task Force helped investigate.

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