The Saraland Police Department is looking for two subjects wanted in the theft of credit cards. As of now, the subjects are just wanted for questioning. The theft occurred during an car burglary.
The Satsuma school system will be holding a community wide pep rally this coming Tuesday. The event will begin at 6:30 PM. It will be held at Satsuma High School. You will have a chance to meet the players, the cheerleaders, the band, and the Azalea Trail Maids.
With Iraq facing chaos in its northern region, a new problem had been bubbling up in Baghdad. Despite the formation of a new government, current Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has been refusing to step down. Late this week, Maliki finally announced he was stepping aside, paving the way for new Prime Minister Haider Abadi to fill the roll.
The shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown has led to civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Rioting has forced a strong police response, but now that response has become a bigger story than the actual rioting. Later today, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is expected to announce that St. Louis County policeman will be taken off duty in Ferguson.
A Mount Vernon police officer was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of drunk driving. Officer Franky Buck was pulled over by a Saraland officer after a witness called police over a driver swerving on I-65. Officer Buck was not on duty at the time of the incident.
An accident involving a motorcycle claimed two lives this afternoon on I-65 near Prichard. According to police, a man and woman slammed into a guardrail on the I-165 bridge and were tossed onto the I-65 southbound lane. Investigators believe speed and weather may have been factors.
The Marin County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that actor Robin Williams has passed away. Police are still investigating, but as of now they believe it to be a suicide via asphyxiation. He was 63 years old.
Saraland Police arrested a woman on Friday for robbing a home while the occupants were out of town. Police say 43 year old Linda K. Hamilton robbed a home and tool shed on two consecutive days, and charged her with 3rd degree burglary. Hamilton was still in Mobile County Metro Jail as of yesterday.
Severe weather rolled through the area this afternoon, and some commercial buildings in Saraland were damaged as a result. According to Fox 10 News, both Marshall Biscuits and the Verizon Wireless store on Highway 43 sustained roof damage due to high winds. Thus far, no injuries have been reported.
President Obama has authorized the US military to launch air strikes in Iraq to defend Americans from the terrorist group ISIS, which has conquered a northern portion of the country. The US has already airdropped humanitarian aid to displaced minorities in the region. The US pulled out of the war torn nation in 2011.