Bibb County

Fallen deputy's K9 partner will likely retire

It's been almost one week since Deputy Brad Johnson was killed in the line of duty while responding to a stolen vehicle chase. Bibb County Sheriff Jody Wade said Johnson responded the…

Alabama AG condemns 'good time' laws for role in deputy's death

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall connected Alabama's correctional incentive time laws to the Wednesday shooting of Bibb County Deputy Sheriff Brad Johnson in a statement issued today. "Alabama's justice system failed the Bibb…

Update: Suspect captured after 2 Bibb County deputies shot Wednesday

UPDATE, June 30, 2022: The man accused of shooting two Bibb County Sheriff's Office deputies Wednesday was captured early Thursday. Austin Patrick Hall, 26, was captured this morning, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said via social media. https://twitter.com/ALEAprotects/status/1542310639883980801 Bibb County…

Cotner takes Bibb County Superintendent Primary

Republican ballot voters in Bibb County have chosen Kevin Cotner as the GOP candidate for Bibb County Board of Education superintendent in the Nov. 8 General Election. If Cotner wins that election, in which he currently runs unopposed, he will…

Here's who's on the ballot in the June runoff

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Sample ballots for the primary runoff election on Tuesday, June 21 are available now on the Alabama Secretary of State's Office website. According to a press release, Secretary of State John Merrill certified…

Bibb County deputy completes forensics training

A Bibb County Sheriff's Office deputy made history last month when he became the department's first member to graduate from the National Computer Forensics Institute. Armed with a month's worth of education…