Police/Fire

An employee at Riverside Chevrolet in Rome was arrested in Cherokee County, Alabama, after he left the dealership in a 2016 Tahoe and failed to return, according to reports.

GAYLESVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police say an 11-year-old has died after a handgun went off while the child's father was cleaning it. Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver says police were called to the home around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday. Shaver says County Coroner Jeremy Deaton pronounced the child de…

GADSDEN, Alabama -- Etowah County officials today announced the arrest of seven people on various drug charges related to heroin distribution in the county, as agencies say they are seeing an alarming increase in drug overdoses.

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