Category: Scottsboro

Alabama Bill Rejected for Death Penalty Inmates

Alabama lawmakers on Wednesday rejected a bill that would provide new sentences for about 30 inmates who were given the death penalty despite a jury’s recommendation of life imprisonment. The House Judiciary Committee voted 9-4 against the bill that would give life without parole sentences to the death row inmates who were placed there under …

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Solar Eclipse has Come and Gone; Next Up 2044

The solar eclipse took place Monday afternoon. The moon covered the sun at around 91% in our area, and many gathered outside to witness the phenomenon. The partial eclipse began around 12:45 PM CT and ended just after 3 PM. We also had a solar eclipse in 2017, but the next event will not occur …

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Suspect Sought after Homicide in Scottsboro

On Sunday, around 1:20 AM, a shooting took place in Scottsboro, AL, at 207 W. Willow Street. Scottsboro Police Department responded and found the victim, Deuntae Jarrod Johnson, 31, of Scottsboro, lying on the ground in the parking lot. Johnson had been shot multiple times and died from his injuries after being transported to Highlands …

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