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  1. Man Charged with Sexually Abusing a ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WTVC

    A 53-year-old man from DeKalb County, Alabama faces charges of sexually abusing a child. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris says the victim was younger than 12. The incident happened at a home on County Road 538 near Fyffe.


  2. Sycamore man found not guilty of sex abuse chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Daily Chronicle

    SYCAMORE – Larry Phillips walked out of DeKalb County Courthouse a free man for the first time in more than a year after jurors acquitted him Tuesday of sexual abuse. Phillips, 52, previously of the 300 block of Grant Street in Sycamore, had been accused of fondling an older woman who lived in the same apartment complex on March 5, 2013.


  3. Veterans stand vigil to honor comradesRead the original story

    Monday Nov 10 | De Kalb Midweek

    Dana Herra – Army veteran Tom Clarner stands guard in a 24-hour veterans vigil in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse on Nov. 8, 2014. Local veterans took one-hour shifts standing guard at the county's veterans memorials the weekend before Veterans Day.


  4. Rape report leads to child sex abuse charges for DeKalb County manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Alabama Live

    DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris said 63-year-old Roger Dale Harcrow faces 8 counts of sex abuse of a child less than 12 years old. He said the investigation began after an alleged rape was reported to the Sylvania Police Department. 1 comment

  5. Rainsville man charged with sexual abuse of a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris said a Rainsville man was arrested Friday for a case involving the sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old. Roger Dale Harcrow, 63, is in the DeKalb County Detention Center awaiting bond.


  6. 63-year-old North Alabama man arrested on child rape chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    A DeKalb County, Alabama, man has been arrested on child rape charges.


  7. Fort Payne mulls contract for forensics workRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... , then that's all we'll pay." Chief Bynum said the total cost is $10,000, but the county and other agencies in DeKalb County will be making up the difference.


  8. Northeast Alabama leaders preparing for free 'Made in DeKalb' expoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Alabama Live

    DeKalb County will host its third-annual "Made in DeKalb" expo Thursday to stress the importance of supporting locally-owned businesses in northeast Alabama. The free event will be open to participating businesses from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and to the public from 2-5 p.m. at the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center on 1571 McCurdy Ave. in Rainsville.


  9. Veterans needed for courthouse vigilRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    SYCAMORE – Veterans are needed to volunteer to help provide a 24-hour vigil at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore from 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. For many years, the vigil was coordinated by DeKalb County VietNow. Last year, Dwain Adkins and Mark A. Pietrowski Sr. took over the event.


  10. DeKalb County hosting domestic violence symposiumRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | WTVC

    Organizers say the event is expected to include a resource fair and a program featuring a domestic violence survivor, experts on the issue and group discussions. Organizers say those who are unable to attend the symposium are still encouraged to donate used cellphones at the Solicitor-General's Office on the fifth floor of the DeKalb County Courthouse.


  11. Judge sets bonds for men in connection with Fyffe murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Two men charged in connection to a DeKalb County murder appeared before a judge on Tuesday. Investigators say the men killed the victim with an assault rifle.


  12. Two held in Fyffe, Ala., man's slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    No court dates are set and the men charged in a DeKalb County, Ala., slaying remain behind bars without bond in the Saturday shooting death of a 36-year-old Fyffe man, according to officials.


  13. Alabama Man Charged with Homicide, Gives Self Up After StandoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WTVC

    Two Alabama men are behind bars in connection with a murder that happened on Saturday night in Fyffe, in DeKalb County. Sheriff Jimmy Harris says 36-year-old Michael Arnold Johnson of Fyffe was shot several times at his home on County Road 578, just after 4:00 p.m. The shooter fled the scene and a BOLO was issued by police to try to find him.


  14. DeKalb County makes arrest in deadly shooting; sheriff calls it 'one of most violent murders' he's seenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... in the shooting death of Michael Arnold Johnson, 36, of Fyffe. He was shot multiple times at his residence on DeKalb County 578 shortly after 4 p.m. on Saturday. A second suspect was arrested for hindering prosecution. The shooter fled the scene and ...


  15. DeKalb County authorities investigating homicide after possible shooting in FyffeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Alabama Live

    A man died in DeKalb County this afternoon as a result of possible shooting in the small town of Fyffe, according to news partner WHNT 19. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris told WHNT the incident occurred at a residence on 2223 County Road 578. The victim's name has not been released.


  16. Homicide in Fyffe has police searching for suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    According to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, there is a possible shooting in Fyffe. The shooting is located on County Road 578.


  17. 1 dead in North Alabama shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    A quarrel between two DeKalb County, Ala., men ended with one dead.


  18. DeKalb County deputies investigate shooting death of Valley Head manRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Alabama Live

    "We appreciate all the assistance from all the agencies that responded last night. We had officers from Alabama State Troopers, Henagar Police Department, and Sylvania Police Department," said Harris.


  19. DeKalb County officials investigate shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office is investigating an argument between two men that resulted in one of them being shot to death. Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports deputies from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call around 10:00 p.m. Tuesday at a residence on County Road 603.


  20. Fort Payne man charged after plotting to get someone killed, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Alabama Live

    A Fort Payne man is in jail after DeKalb County deputies say that he had planned to have someone killed. Kilgro is currently in the DeKalb County Detention Center on several other charges, but is now being charged with criminal solicitation for murder, which carries a bond of $250,000, says Sheriff Jimmy Harris.