Residents in Adger, Alabama left in the dark by mine operators as explosive risks rise

Adger, Alabama – Nestled on top of longwall mining panel number 53, Charlie Utterback and his family call this underground activity their neighbor. Their tranquil above-ground life with their friendly dogs contrasts sharply with the looming presence of heavy machinery preparing to extract coal deep beneath them. Scheduled to commence by the end of 2025, this mining operation is expected to create a vast underground cavern over a mile long and more than a thousand …

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Man Arrested for Late-Night Explosive Detonation at Alabama Attorney General’s Office

Montgomery, Alabama – An Alabama man has been taken into custody for his involvement in detonating an explosive device outside the office of state Attorney General Steve Marshall in February. Kyle Benjamin Douglas Calvert, 26, of Irondale, was charged with malicious use of an explosive and possession of an unregistered destructive device, according to the Justice Department. The arrest of Calvert came weeks after an explosive device exploded outside Marshall’s office in Montgomery around 3:45 …

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Alabama Man Arrested for Detonating Explosive Outside Attorney General’s Office, Faces Federal Charges

Montgomery, Alabama – A 26-year-old man, Kyle Benjamin Douglas Calvert, is facing federal charges after allegedly detonating an explosive device outside the office of Alabama’s attorney general. The incident took place on February 24, with no reported injuries or damage to nearby buildings. According to Doug Howard, the law enforcement coordinator and public information officer for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Middle District of Alabama, Calvert was arrested recently and appeared in court for …

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Man Guilty of Killing Five People in Alabama Ready to Face Death Penalty

Citronelle, Alabama – Derrick Dearman has made a shocking admission of guilt for a heinous crime that took place eight years ago in south Alabama. In a chilling phone interview, Dearman openly confessed to the brutal killings of five people with an ax and a gun on a dark road. Having been sent to Alabama’s death row in 2018 for the murders of his then-girlfriend’s family members in Citronelle, Dearman made a bold decision. He …

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Alabama Coal Mine Explosion Leaves Family in Crisis After Home Explodes

Adger, Alabama – In a small town 25 miles southwest of Birmingham, 78-year-old W.M. Griffice had expressed concerns to his granddaughter, Kenzie, about his home potentially exploding. Those fears became a reality on March 8 when his house was destroyed by an explosion from which he and his grandson sustained catastrophic burns. A lawsuit filed by the family puts the blame on Oak Grove, a nearby coal mine, alleging negligence in ensuring safety measures inside …

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Seven Arrested in Connection to Murder of Alabama Mother, Kidnapping and Assault Caught on Video

Birmingham, Alabama – Seven individuals face murder charges in connection to the tragic death of a 20-year-old mother who was reportedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted. Mahogany Jaquise Jackson’s disappearance was reported by her family after she sent a distressing message via Facebook messenger, stating she was being held against her will. Despite providing her location at Serenity Apartments in Birmingham’s Powderly community, authorities were unable to locate her upon arrival. During a press conference, Birmingham …

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Authorities in Alabama Release Surveillance Video of Person of Interest in Downtown Explosive Incident

Montgomery, Alabama – Authorities in Montgomery, Alabama have released video footage of a person of interest in the detonation of an explosive device near the state’s attorney general’s office. The device exploded early Saturday morning near the office of Attorney General Steve Marshall, with no injuries or damages reported. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has called upon the public to help identify the individual shown in the surveillance footage. The nine-second clip shows a man …

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Alabama Authorities Seek Person of Interest in Explosion Outside State Attorney General’s Office

Montgomery, Alabama – Authorities are seeking a person of interest linked to the explosion of an explosive device outside the office of Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall over the weekend. The incident occurred just before 3:45 a.m. on Saturday in downtown Montgomery, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA). No injuries or damage to the buildings were reported as a result of the detonation. The package found on Monday was confirmed to be the …

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Multi-Fatality Wreck Shuts Down I-85 in Alabama, Traffic Diverted and Updates Expected by Noon

Five people are dead following a tragic multi-fatality wreck in Alabama, just beyond the state line. The Troup Sheriff’s Office announced the devastating news on Facebook, informing the public of the closure of Exit 2 on I-85 and the redirection of traffic onto Highway 29 (West Point Road). Authorities have not disclosed the details surrounding the accident, leaving many unanswered questions about how the wreck occurred and the extent of injuries sustained by those involved. …

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Authorities Investigate Explosion Outside Alabama Attorney General’s Office

Montgomery, Alabama – Authorities in Alabama have initiated an investigation following the detonation of an explosive device outside the Attorney General’s Office over the weekend. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency disclosed that special agents from the ALEA State Bureau of Investigation were alerted to a suspicious package near the intersection of Washington Avenue and South Bainbridge Street in Montgomery at around 8:20 a.m. on Monday. Upon investigation, officials concluded that the suspicious package was, in …

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