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By Southern Torch Staff (Submitted Photo) DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Friday, September 6, a pedestrian was killed while changing a flat tire on the Interstate 59 in DeKalb County, according to Curtis Summerville of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) GERALDINE, Ala. — State authorities have begun an investigation into an officer-involved shooting that occurred after a police chase began in Blount County and ended in DeKalb County.  According to Chief

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday, DeKalb and Jackson counties’ state legislators gathered alongside local officials and residents to deliver the 2018 State of the State address at Northeast Alabama Community

By Marla Jones, Reporter CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ala. — Officials were called to a possible drowning at Martha’s Falls in the Little River Canyon National Preserve. At approximately 1:30pm on Saturday, May 12, a 14-year-old youth went under the water and

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the Fort Payne Police Department: William Shannon Crane, age 43 of Fort Payne, was arrested on May 7, 2018 at 11:08pm for Public Intoxication and Criminal Trespass 3rd degree charges. Mr. Crane was transported

By Staff Reports PHENIX CITY, Ala. — Minor girls across the Southeast have received around 50 suspicious packages from a possible predator. Packages have arrived at houses in Virginia, South Carolina, and two in Alabama so far.  The packages are

(File Photo) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. – According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: Sheriff Jimmy Harris is pleased to announce three of his Drug Task Force agents were honored Thursday, Jan. 11, at the state’s Capitol as

PHOTO: Newton Kipruto Rotich, 25 of Huntsville, was arrested on multiple charges after leading the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and several other agencies on chase from Woodville to Huntsville. (Jackson County Sheriff’s Office)   By Staff Reports  SCOTTSBORO, Ala. —