Thursday, August 28, 2014

South Alabama Newsroom

Reward Offered in Theft at Rosa Parks' Former Home
CrimeStoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information about thefts that heavily damaged the Montgomery apartment complex where Rosa Parks lived when she refused to give up her seat to a white person on a city bus.

Second Man Arrested in Slaying of Ex-'Bama Player
Authorities say a second man is in custody is the shooting death of former University of Alabama football player Ozell Powell.

Deadly Horse Virus Confirmed In South Alabama
This month, the Agriculture and Industries Commissioner confirmed the first positive case of a deadly horse virus in Escambia County, and veterinarians in Butler County say that can be cause for concern for horse owners.

Former Alabama Football Player Murdered in Greenville
Greenville police are investigating an overnight murder of a former Alabama football player.

Butler Co. Standoff Ends In Surrender After Husband Allegedly Shoots Wife
A standoff in Butler County ends peacefully after a man allegedly shoots his wife and holds his young son inside their home while armed.

Butler Co. Sheriff's Office Searching For Suspects In Meth Lab Bust
The Butler County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding two suspects after a meth lab bust.

Free Meals For All W.O. Parmer Students Could Improve Learning
In Butler County, one school is testing out a new program that makes breakfast and lunch FREE for all students, and some teachers say it is helping in the classroom.

More Questions than Answers for a Theater in Georgiana
More Questions Than Answers For Ga-Ana Theatre
There are more questions than answers for a troubled theatre in Georgiana.

Remains of World War II Airman Identified, Coming Home
The remains of an Alabama airman who had been missing in action since World War II have been identified.