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(File Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to Rainsville Police Chief Kevin Smith: On 3 May 2018 I received complaints that a new phone scam was occurring in the Rainsville area. The victims have received phone calls from

PHOTO: The Fort Payne Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying individuals thought to be involved in unrelated theft cases. (Fort Payne Police Department) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Police Department

PHOTO: Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Brent Snead recovered the 1960 International with the assistance of Game and Fish Officer Jody Yancey and the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports  CENTRE, Ala. — An antique

 PHOTO: Body armor plates such as these are officially certified by the National Institute of Justice and will defeat most rifle rounds. In the wake of the Parkland, Florida shooting, a company has been marketing “Bulletproof backpacks” as NIJ Level

PHOTO: Robert S. Givens (18 of Centre) was arrested yesterday on charges of unlawful distribution and possession of paraphernalia after a drug investigation. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports CENTRE, Ala. — According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver: Deputies with

PHOTO: The 1999 shooting at Columbine High School made law enforcement agencies across the country rethink their tactics during active shooter situations. The reaction of officers on the scene in Florida earlier this month indicates that these lessons were not instilled

PHOTO: 39 year old La Morris Strickland of Roanoke, Alabama was arrested after stealing a beverage struck, and then assaulting police officers. (Collinsville Police Department) By Staff Reports COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — According to the Collinsville Police Department: On Tuesday, February 27,

PHOTO: Sandy LeAnn Chambers (25 of Sulligent) was charged with unlawful possession of controlled substances for meth and spice along with possession of drug paraphernalia after drug activity was reported at a Scottsboro motel. (Jackson County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports

PHOTO: According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum, a dog is recovering after being shot by a crossbow on Tuesday. Investigators are currently working to find who was responsible. (Fort Payne Police Department)   By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE,