Russell County

Wife Sentenced For Murder of Daniel Brown

  This was the real life horror story of Daniel Lee Brown. The 44 year old Fort Mitchell man served for 26 years with the National Guard deploying three times including a tour…

Suspect Indicted Twice For Sex Charges Free on Bond

A Russell County suspect indicted twice by a Grand Jury for sexual offenses involving a child remains free on bond. Law enforcement officials tell First News these allegations of child sex abuse are…

DINING FOR CHARITIES: Rip City Baseball

  DEAL OFFER: $50 LESSON FOR $30 Valid for 1 hour lesson Pre-booking required (no drop-ins) No additional fees 4 PM – 9PM EST / Monday – Friday Lessons at 1600…

Sucker Punch Kills Former Eufaula Football Player

It was a sucker punch, not a fight that led to the death of a former Eufaula Football player according to Investigators. Thomas Jackson and his alleged killer Michael Mayo are both Eufaula…

Stranger Saves Family In Russell County House Fire

The morning of January 15th started like any normal day for the Kelley family, but it quickly took a turn when Allie and her mom noticed that something wasn’t right in their home. “Me and my…

Road Rage Shooter Requests Immunity

The road rage shooter accused of gunning down retired Army combat medic Lorenzo Freeman SR. in the parking lot of a Fort Mitchell Dollar General is using a "stand your ground" defense. Justin…