Jefferson County

Alabama DA Won’t Prosecute Woman Who Was Shot, Lost Fetus

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – An Alabama district attorney has decided to drop the charges against a woman who was indicted for manslaughter after she lost her fetus when she was shot during a fight. Marshae Jones was arrested June 26 after a grand jury concluded she intentionally caused the death of her fetus by initiating a fight with another woman….

Escaped Montgomery Inmate

Convicted of murder in Jefferson County, serving life.

  Montgomery area authorities are searching for a convicted murderer who escaped from the  Alabama Department of Corrections Red Eagle Work Center on Saturday. Jimmy Lee Hill has served 25 years of a life in prison sentence when he escaped. He was convicted of stabbing a woman to death in Jefferson County. If you know where he is call your…

Former Jefferson County District Attorney To Serve Six Months in Jail

Attorney General Steve Marshall announced that former Jefferson County District Attorney Charles Todd Henderson today received a two-year sentence, which was suspended for a term of six months in jail followed by 12 months of probation.  Henderson was convicted of first-degree perjury on October 20, 2017.  Henderson was elected District Attorney in 2016, but due to his indictment in January…

Air Quality Report: “A” for Montgomery, Elmore

Not all counties have monitoring equipment

Above I-59 heading into Birmingham, Late 1970’s (Tim Lennox photo) The American Lung Association has issued an annual report on the air quality above America. In Alabama only a handful of counties have measuring equipment. Those include Montgomery and Elmore Counties, which earned a grade of “A”. Two North Alabama Counties—Jefferson and Madison—received an “F” grade. One key finding: “The…