Crime

Alleged murderer Terry McKinney’s trial to start on Halloween

PHOTO: Terry Lee McKinney, 60 of Cedar Bluff, was arrested for allegedly killing his handyman last year. (Cherokee County Jail)

Fort Payne Police Report, Friday, Sep. 23 – Sunday, Sep. 25

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following is reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police

Fort Payne Police Report, Monday, Sep. 19 – Thursday, Sep. 22

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following is reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police

Early morning stabbing reported in Stevenson, suspect in custody

  By Staff Reports STEVENSON, Ala. — A man was stabbed early this morning in Stevenson. The suspect was captured

Fort Payne Police Report for Friday, September 16 – Sunday, September 18

Fort Payne Police Report for Friday, September 16 – Sunday, September 18 By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. —  Fort Payne

Fort Payne Police Report for Monday, September 12 – Thursday, September 15

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Fort Payne Police Report for September 12 – 15: Monday, September 12 Reported

Man who graffitied grave murdered father in 1992; charges upgraded

  By Staff Reports CROSSVILLE, Ala. — The man who was charged with graffitiing his late wife’s grave earlier this

Fort Payne Police Report, Friday, Sep. 9 – Sunday, Sep. 11

  By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Here is the Fort Payne Police report for Friday, September 9 –

Dancing on a grave isn’t illegal, but graffiti is

By Staff Reports GERALDINE, Ala. — On Thursday, September 8, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a call about vandalism committed

NRA helps Sheriff’s Office subsidize purchase of Glock 43s

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Sheriff’s deputies in rural counties across Alabama and the country