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Andalusia City Board of EducationBOARD MEETINGApril 21, 20146:00 p.m.AGENDAI. CALL TO ORDERA. Pledge of Allegiance –II. BOARD ACTIONA. Board Minutes March 17, 2014B. Financial ReportC. Personnel Report Resignations...
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Traffic Fatality in Covington County on 18 April 2014, 12.51 by Staff in News
Traffic Fatality in Covington County
DOTHAN POST – A two-vehicle crash this morning, April 18, claimed the life of a Covington County Sheriff’s deputy. The crash occurred at approximately 7:40 a.m. on Alabama 55 near the intersection of Alabama 55 and Sout...
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ADULT ACTIVITY CENTER’S MAY NEWS RELEASES on 17 April 2014, 13.43 by Staff in News
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Hart, Taylor named Presidential Transfer Scholars on 17 April 2014, 13.29 by Staff in News
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LBWCC Forestry program to continue on 17 April 2014, 13.15 by Staff in News
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Montgomery slaying suspect, out on bail, accused of shooting witness against him
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Covington County Media & Jail Report 04 16 on 17 April 2014, 07.16 by Staff in News
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 Covington CountyMedia ReportWednesday 04 16      96  Total Calls      22   Medical Emergency      34   Police Calls       &n...
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LBWCC sundial dedication is April 27 on 15 April 2014, 14.31 by Staff in News
LBWCC sundial dedication is April 27
LBW Community College will hold a dedication ceremony for a recently-acquired sundial on the Andalusia campus. The event will be attended by both the sundial benefactor, Renis O. Jones Jr. of Montgomery, and artistic ...
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TownHall Meeting on 10 April 2014, 09.56 by Staff in News
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Mobile County Fatality on 10 April 2014, 09.50 by Staff in News
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Stolen Four Wheelers in Opp on 05 April 2014, 18.58 by Staff in News
Stolen Four Wheelers in Opp
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Troy police recently arrested a 37-year-old woman

on a charge she assaulted a police officer after being

charged with driving under the influence.


Court records indicate police charged Amelia McKnight,

of Helena, and charged her with felony second-degree

assault. Records indicate the charge stemmed from

McKnight allegedly becoming combative in the booking

area of the police department after the initial arrest for DUI.

8:55 and we are waiting for Judge Thompson to enter the courtroom. The defendants and their attorneys are present... Attorney Siegel is pacing back and forth with his hands clasped behind his back, waiting to continue his cross examination of Senator Beason. The government's team is in place. I will update when there is a break for me to copy and paste.

Senator Beason has just gotten on the stand. We are still waiting for the Judge and Jury.

9:01: Everyone is standing waiting for the Judge and Jury to enter the courtroom.

9:02 The Judge is in the courtroom and Mr. Siegel begins his testimony.

Siegel: Tell me if I am right about this, Mr. Crosby did not do anything different in the drafting the bill you wanted in 2010 that what you asked to be done? Whatever you say Mr. Crosby did with respect to the bill that you requested to draft in Jan of 2010, it is not your intention that he did it to assist Mr. McGregor in any way? Beason said that he did not know what Mr. Crosby’s intention was.

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Wednesday, 15 June 2011 11:58

Day Two of Trial of Dr. Andrew Osborne


Day two of the trial of Dr. Andrew Osborne began with the other police officer taking the stand and speaking to what Ms. Osborne stated on the night of the incident. The officer’s testimony was very short and no new information was gleaned from the testimony.

Next to take the stand was Dr. Enslaught (spelling?) who was the emergency room physician that treated Ms. Osborne when she was taken to the hospital. Dr, Enslaught stated the majority of Ms. Osborne’s injuries were to her face and they were consistent with being assaulted. There were x-rays as well as a ct scan ordered on Ms. Osborne because of her injuries. Her ulna (small bone on outside of forearm) was fractured in what the doctor referred to as a spiral fracture. Dr. Enslaught advised this type of fracture could be thought of as a defensive injury or defensive posturing. Ms. Osborne did admit to drinking that evening and told Dr. Enslaught she had two glasses of wine. He did not order a drug or alcohol screen because she was lucid and coherent.

Under cross examination, Dr. Enslaught, stated the injuries to Ms. Osborne’s face were fairly equal on both sides of her face. When asked about her broken ulna, the doctor stated it could have occurred if she had fallen down. Dr. Enslaught stated Ms. Osborne did not tell him she had been thrown to the floor 5 to 6 times and that she had lost consciousness. This was a point of contention that would be raised later by defense attorney Adams. As to injury to Ms. Osborne’s ears, the doctor noted that there was no injury to the inside of the ear and that there was no blood present behind the ear drum and that the ear drum was in fact intact. At this point, the doctor was asked to go over photos with the jury and explain what each was and what the photo showed, after which Dr. Enslaught was excused from the stand.

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WKNI TV 25 is in route to a motor vehicle accident that has been reported to have had 3 fatalities. The accident occured around 7pm Monday night and was in the area of the  Wing Community . on Hwy 137 and County Road 4 just North of the Florida Alabama State line. WKNI will update the story as soon as we get on the ground.




2 vehicle accidents happened at 6:50 Pm Last night. Driver 1 was 19 years old Christine Harris of Birmingham Alabama she was injured. She was driving a 2010 Toyota.

Passenger 17 years old Leslie Hendricks was injured he is from Birmingham also.

Vehicle 2 was a 1993 Ford the driver was 54 year old Diane Poire of Sarasota Florida. She was injured. She had 3 children in the vehicle and all 3 children are reported to have been killed. No information as to the ages or names of the children is available at this time.

As has been in the past WKNI TV will not post any Video or Pictures of any local Fatalities.

We will continue to update when we get more.





Covington County

Media Report

Monday 06 13

78    Total Calls

6     Medical Emergency

2     MVA



Jail Report

Booked In    10

Released     6

Total in Custody   190






Covington County Jail Report

Monday 06 13

Quentin Crenshaw  38       FTA              -0-

Ruben Valdes  21    Fugitive from Justice/

POCS/PODP             -0-

Hinton Short 39         VOP                        -0-

Amanda M. Leonard  30      VOP                -0-

Terry McClain  29   Burg.3rd/x2/ TOP3rd/

Crim. Misch. 3rd           $26,000

Randall Scott 26    VOP                                 -0-

Shane E. Bramble  36    FTA x2                    -0-

Ashley Ballard  28    POCS/POSS. Mar.2nd/

PODP            $16,000

Megan Harrison  27        VOP                        -0-

Wilson Jordan  59   Open Container/

Concealed Weapon      $1,000


BAY MINETTE, Alabama -- The Baldwin County Sheriff's Office is seeking the

public's help in locating Scott Daniel White, who is wanted three drug charges.

A sheriff's department spokesman said he may be in Baldwin County or the

Wilcox or Pensacola areas of Florida.

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama — An Alabama death row inmate

has asked a federal appeals court to stop his execution by

lethal injection for the murder and rape 16 years ago of an

elderly Tuscaloosa County woman.

Eddie Duval Powell has appealed to the U.S. 11tth Circuit Court

of Appeals to stop his scheduled Thursday execution because

the state recently switched a key drug used in executions.

The 41-year-old Powell claims the new drug, pentobarbital,

might cause him pain and suffering.

U.S. Vs. McGregor et al


12:18 – When the court broke for lunch, Judge Myron Thompson read a note from a juror in which the juror asked if Beason’s activity on the recorded conversations could be considered entrapment. The juror also asked if Beason was coached in preparation for the recorded conversations.

“We have two issues,” Thompson said. “The first is a legal issue with entrapment. The second is a factual issue.”

Thompson suggested he answer the juror’s second question by saying that often those questions answer themselves after additional testimony. My guess is the prosecutor will come back after lunch and ask Beason if he was coached.

As to the entrapment question, Thompson asked both sides to offer suggestions about how to address the question. He gave both sides until 12:55 to come up with suggestions.

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On June 13, 2011 the Dothan Police Department received a call

of an accident involving injuries at the intersection of West Main

Street and John D. Odom Road. Police were told one vehicle

involved in the accident left the scene and was east bound on

West Main Street.

Law enforcement officers located the vehicle in a parking lot

on West Main Street and called for negotiators when the

suspect exited the vehicle holding a gun to his head. Before

officers could speak with the suspect he got back into his

vehicle and left continuing east bound on Main Street.

A high speed pursuit began and continued north onto Ross

Clark Circle. The pursuit came to an end in the 3400 block of

Ross Clark Circle after a deputy initiated a pit maneuver forcing

the suspect vehicle off of the roadway.

The patrol car additionally left the roadway and came to rest in a

median beside the suspect vehicle. The suspect brandished a

handgun after which gunfire was exchanged. The deputy involved

in stopping the pursuit was initially pinned in his vehicle and

sustained injuries for which he has been treated and released

by a local hospital. The suspect was also transported to a local

hospital after being shot during the incident. The suspect

succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased

by medical staff at 10:35 p.m.

The suspect has been identified Jason Alan Arsenault, white male,

30 years of age, of Newton Alabama. The Alabama Bureau of

Investigation responded to the scene and has been requested to

handle the investigation by the Dothan Police Department and

Houston County Sheriffs Office.


The Dothan Police Department would like to thank

Houston County Sheriffs Office and the Alabama State

Troopers Office for their assistance with this case.



Gregory J. Benton                   Andy R. Hughes


Chief of Police               Houston County Sheriff



The Enterprise Police Department is investigating

a burglary that occurred sometime between 3:00

and 4:00 AM this morning at Hillcrest Baptist Church

on Alberta Street.

A black male, approximately 5’ 9” to 5’ 10” and weighing

approximately 170 to 180 lbs, was seen with a television

in his hands when church staff arrived at 4:00 AM. The

suspect dropped the television and fled the area.

A white SUV was also seen and may be related to

the burglary.

Anyone with information concerning this burglary

please contact the Enterprise Police Department

at 347-2222.

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