Tag "Justice"

Ballot Box Breakdown

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Voters in DeKalb County and across the nation will head the polls to cast their ballot on Tuesday, November 6. As we inch closer and closer to Election Day 2018,

Jones Votes No

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Doug Jones | US Senate) WASHINGTON, D.C. — After months of deliberation, Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States. Doug Jones, one of just two Democrats that

PHOTO: Walter Leroy Moody Jr., age 83, was executed last night in Atmore, Alabama for the 1989 murder of11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Robert S. Vance. (Npr.org) By Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The State of Alabama last night

PHOTO: Brian and Melody Graden (43 and 45 of Section) were arrested on charges of Negligent Homicide and 4 counts each of failing to vaccinate the animals involved in the December 7th, 2017 attack that killed Emily Colvin. (Jackson County

PHOTO: Summer McWhorter, DeKalb and Cherokee’s newest Assistant District Attorney, with Judge Shaunathan Bell and District Attorney Mike O’Dell. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On January 1, 2018, District Attorney Mike O’Dell appointed Summer McWhorter as the

PHOTO: William Scott “Scotty” Goldin, 58 of Valley Head after a 2015 arrest by The DeKalb County Drug Task in Powell. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the District Attorney’s Office: District Attorney

PHOTO: Police are currently looking for Miles Thomas Woodside, 38 of Rainsville (formerly Fort Payne). Woodside is wanted for an assault and stolen vehicle in Rainsville last Friday, as well as charges related to stolen guitars from the Rainsville Church of

By Staff Reports CENTRE, Ala. — Two Fort Payne residents were arrested on Tuesday afternoon after a vehicle and foot pursuit in Cherokee County, while a third suspect remains at large. Investigators Brent Snead, Michael Green, and Chief Investigator Josh

PHOTO: Terry Lee McKinney, 60 of Cedar Bluff, was arrested for allegedly killing his handyman last year. (Cherokee County Jail) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com CENTRE, Ala. — Terry McKinney, the Cherokee County man accused of murdering his handyman

  By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Here is the Fort Payne Police report for Friday, September 9 – Sunday, September 11: Friday, September 9th Reported Incidents: Theft of Property – Occurred at 3616 Gault Ave N, an antique