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By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office began taking the necessary actions to pursue the death penalty for 33-year-old Christopher Madison in the capital murder case of Amberly

By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On June 30th, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a tip about a possible murder that happened approximately 2 months ago. When Deputies went to a residence on Road

By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Convicted murderer Judith Ann Neelley was denied a chance at parole at her scheduled hearing on Wednesday morning. Neelley had previously been convicted for the rape and murder of Lisa Ann Millican in 1982.

PHOTO: 51 year old Vester Lee Randolph of Centre was arrested on murder charges after a body was found in Centre on Tuesday afternoon. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Marc Summers, WEIS RADIO CENTRE, Ala. — Centre Police Chief Kirk Blankenship has

PHOTO: 19-year-old Matthew Gonzalez of Cedartown, Georgia is suspected of shooting a man in the head in Cherokee County on Saturday night. (Paulding County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports CENTRE, Ala. — According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver: A homicide occurred at

PHOTO: 24-year-old Tyler Ryan Blansit of Mentone being escorted from the DeKalb County Courthouse this morning. Blansit plead guilty to the 2015 murder of his mother. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. —

By Staff Reports GROVE OAK, Ala. — According to DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris, “On June 27th DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a farmer on County Road 820 in the Grove Oak community, about a vehicle that he found

PHOTO: Recently, the District Attorney’s Office and the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office were able to close a “cold case” after the suspect committed suicide. (File Photo) By Staff Reports CENTRE, Ala. — According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, investigators with the

PHOTO: Law Enforcement discovered Alberto Pablo Felipe, 36 of Fort Payne, deceased after a domestic situation reported on County Road 232 turned violent last week. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — While

PHOTO: 2014 mugshot of Wooten, who was found guilty for murdering Bennie Wayne Clark (Fort Payne Police Department). By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — A Fort Payne man has been found guilty of murder today. David Paul Edward Wooten,