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Montgomery Co. Sheriff Searching for Pike Road Area Murder Suspect
Montgomery County Sheriff's deputies and CrimeStoppers are searching for a man wanted on murder and other charges in the Pike Road area. Investigators say Anfernee "Mook" Sledge is wanted for several burglaries and the breaking and entering of vehicles. He is 19 years old and is 5'6" and 150 pounds.
Double shooting in Montgomery leaves 1 dead
The Montgomery Police Department has opened a homicide investigation after a shooting left one man injured and a woman dead. According to MPD Lieutenant Andre Mitchell, the shooting happened Saturday night around 9:50 p.m. Officers and fire medics responded to the 4200 block of Strathmore Drive on
Montgomery 19-year-old arrested on murder, burglary charges
A Montgomery man wanted on a murder charge has been arrested. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, Anfernee Sledge, 19, has been arrested and charged with two counts of auto burglary, one count of burglary of a residence and one count of murder (recklessly caused death). Sledge was
'My baby's gone:' Mother mourns death of student found on South Court St.
After dozens of people collapsed on a Brooklyn sidewalk over an 11-hour period on July 12, first responders immediately suspected "spice." The synthetic cannabinoid is sold in shiny packages and forever one step ahead of the law. Bystanders described the scene in Bedford-Stuyvesant as "zombielike."
Body Found in Area of West Clover Lane and South Court Street
A death investigation was launched after the discovery of body Thursday morning. According to police, the unidentified male was discovered in the area of West Clover Lane and South Court Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene. MPD's death investigation indicates there are no signs of foul play
Woman killed, man injured in Montgomery shooting
A woman was killed and a man seriously injured in a double shooting Saturday evening in Montgomery. According to information released by the Montgomery Police Department, a homicide investigation is under way in the case. Police report that they responded to a report of a shooting at 9:50 p.m. Satur
Search for murder suspect underway in Montgomery area
Montgomery officers are searching for a murder suspect last seen Sept. 15 on the 100 block of South Lawrence Street. Anfernee Sledge, who is possibly armed and deemed dangerous, is wanted on multiple charges, including murder, burglary and two counts of unlawful breaking and entering of a vehicle. M
Editorial: Time to move on! - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.
I personally loath the notion of losing. No matter what the circumstance, losing does not come easy to me. But, if I lose at something, or I make a mistake, I am the first to take full ownership. This is something Hillary Clinton apparently was not taught, or worse yet is incapable of doing. Hillary
Roy Moore and Luther Strange Debate The Issues
Moore and Strange supporters filled the RSA Activity Center in downtown Montgomery Thursday night, as Senator Luther Strange and his opponent, former Chief Justice Roy Moore debated the issues face to face. The face-off was the only debate before the run-off to fill Alabama's vacant U.S. Senate seat
City issues traffic alert ahead of ASU Game Day
The Montgomery Department of Public Safety has issued a traffic alert for motorists traveling around Alabama State University on game days. According to officials, for all ASU home games, Carter Hill road from South Decatur street to Felder Avenue will be eastbound beginning two hours prior to kick
Vanzetta McPherson: It's time to raise property taxes in Montgomery
If no one else says "kick the can down the road" ever again, the American English lexicon will not suffer, aficionados of language will rejoice, and John Boehner, who must have uttered those words every day while in Congress, will bid farewell to an annoying echo. Until that happens, the term is a n
Gov. Ivey Announces Funding to Support State's Community Action Agencies
Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $236,250 to support a network of 21 community action agencies across the state that assist Alabamians by providing programs to reduce and eliminate poverty. The Community Action Association of Alabama will use the funding to support programs offered at the local level by th
Voters Speak on Upcoming U.S Senate Election
The election puts former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore against former Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange, o was appointed to the senate seat by former Governor Robert Bentley. President Donald Trump was in Alabama campaigning for Strange. "I think a lot of people in Alabama, do
What does the future hold for Alabama's Confederate monuments?
This story is a part of Ask Alabama, a weekly interaction with our readers, where you ask the questions, you vote to decide which questions we answer, and then we investigate. Robert Jones asks: "Why does the new law about Confederate monuments say "40 years"? The first thing I have tell our questi
Montgomery commissioners hold emergency meeting to restore county operating systems
Montgomery County officials discuss their battle with a ransomware attack on the computer system at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Montgomery, Ala., on Tuesday September 19, 2017. (Mickey Welsh / Montgomery Advertiser) Mickey Welsh / Advertiser A meeting of county commissioners is planned for
Teen mom explains what she sacrificed: 'everything. Financially, mentally, physically'
According to a new government report, fewer high school aged teens are having sex, and when they do, they are more likely to use contraception. The National Center for Health Statistics reports that sexual intercourse among teens has declined after rates stabilized between 2002 and 2010. The new st
Exclusive: Steve Flowers Analysis of Strange-Moore Debate
Alabama News Network political analyst Steve Flowers has analysis of Thursday's debate between U.S. Sen. Luther Strange and Roy Moore. The candidates will face each other in a Republican primary runoff on Tuesday. Strange and Moore appeared at a moderator-less debate in Montgomery. Flowers told our
Palin, Gorka Speak Out at Roy Moore Rally
A few hundred people gathered at the Train Shed in downtown Montgomery. Former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin rallied the crowd. "Drain that swamp! This is our line in the sand, Alabama! Our line in the sand. The eyes of the entire nation are on you! You can show Washington how to win!" sai
DA: Ransomware attack brings criminal justice system to halt
As Montgomery County Officials work around the clock to fight a ransomware attack that shut down the county's servers, criminal prosecutions are locked down too. "It has brought the criminal justice system, at least as far as our part is concerned, to a screeching halt," stated Montgomery County Dis
Strange vs. Moore debate: Here's what they're saying nationally about Alabama Senate race
Roy Moore and Luther Strange squared off in a high-stakes debate Monday night in a closely watched U.S. Senate race that's garnering national attention. The two met in Montgomery for a no-moderator, no-hold-barred debate before Tuesday's GOP runoff. The stakes will get even higher this weekend as Pr