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Suspect questioned, released in shooting death of 61-year-old man killed after hit-and-run

Authorities on Tuesday released the name of a 61-year-old man shot to death in southwest Birmingham, Birmingham police and the Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Gregory Walker. A suspect was taken into custody for questioning Monday night but has since been released without

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 20:50:44

Montgomery woman sentenced for ID theft, tax fraud scheme

A 25-year-old Montgomery woman has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for stealing personal information from job applicants in tax fraud scheme. Kidiamond Sharagnes Pearson was sentenced Wednesday for her part in the identity theft scheme. Pearson assisted an accomplice, James Vernon

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-01-16 19:37:08

Montgomery to block entrances to interstates, drivers urged to stay off roads

Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange says the message to residents is simple: Stay at home, get off the roads. Police Chief Earnest Finely said the department has placed officers at the entrances to Interstate 85 and Interstate 65 and is in the process of setting up barricades to keep residents off the roa

WSFA - 2018-01-17 17:02:12

Zelda Road Taco Bell 'partially collapsed' after morning blaze

A Taco Bell in Montgomery partially collapsed early Wednesday morning in a single-story building fire. Montgomery Fire/Rescue responded to the Zelda Road location around 4:45 a.m. Wednesday to heavy smoke and visible flames. The building's roof had partially collapsed. Sgt. O.J. Whiting says MFR d

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-01-17 15:13:57

But wait, there's more! Winter strikes again and it's not over yet

For the second time in five weeks, central Alabama was hit with a significant winter weather event. The region received anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of snow, National Weather Service data and backyard measurements show. That snow quickly turned to ice on roadways leading to widespread travel problem

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-01-17 16:43:55

Road Conditions Worsening Throughout Area

I-85 at Taylor Road in Montgomery in the pre-dawn hours Wednesday With several hours of snowfall and steadily dropping temperatures, many roads in Central and West Alabama have gone from wet to snow-covered in the overnight hours. That has prompted several warnings about road conditions. Already, em

ALABAMANEWS.NET - 2018-01-17 09:53:14

Editorial: USPS needs help - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Our national post office continues to lose money - a lot of it. With email and other competitors, including UPS and FedEx, they should be doing a number of things to set themselves apart from their competition. One thing would be improved customer service, but here is an example locally where they f

WSFA - 2018-01-16 22:58:37

Man arrested after alleged knife assault, robbery

A Prattville man who allegedly robbed a woman at knifepoint on Jan. 10 in Clanton, is charged with first-degree robbery and second-degree domestic violence assault, with $15,000 and $10,000 bonds respectively. 28-year-old Corey Channing Jackson, an ex-boyfriend of the victim, allegedly assaulted her

CLANTON ADVERTISER - 2018-01-16 20:36:00

Teen arrested on drug charges

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WPRI) - An 18-year-old New Bedford woman is facing charges of drug possession and distribution, following her arrest Tuesday morning. Dartmouth police said Brittney Arsenault was also charged with assault and battery on a police officer. Police said officers were called to the park

WPRI - 2018-01-16 17:53:15

Debit-card processing re-established for Warwick, Portsmouth medical marijuana dispensaries

The two medical marijuana dispensaries that were shut off from debit-card processing last week are back to business as usual. Last week, Summit Medical Compassion Center, in Warwick, and Greenleaf Compassionate Care Center, in Portsmouth, were accepting only cash or check payments following U.S. Att

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-16 23:32:24

Stranded SUV frozen into place at Middletown beach

Photo: Dave Wiggins | WPRI 12 MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (WPRI) - A tow truck came to the rescue after an abandoned SUV ended up being frozen stuck in the parking lot of Second Beach in Middletown. Lt. Timothy Beck told Eyewitness News someone drove the vehicle into the parking lot - which is prone to flood

WPRI - 2018-01-15 20:02:32

Five Questions With: Dan Berman

DAN BERMAN is curator of the Rhode Island Computer Museum in North Kingstown. / COURTESY RICM The concept of technology seems forward thinking. So, a museum dedicated to computers, as the Rhode Island Computer Museum in North Kingstown is, may seem counterintuitive, until you know about its work inv

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2018-01-17 09:30:28

Dartmouth police arrest New Bedford 18-year-old

DARTMOUTH - An 18-year-old woman was arrested on drug charges early Tuesday in Dartmouth, police said. At 12:18 a.m., police responded to the parking lot of Anytime Fitness for a reported disturbance involving a man and woman inside a vehicle, police said. Upon arrival, the vehicle was gone. A short

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2018-01-16 15:08:39

Lovecraft's Vicious Legacy as a Racist-Part 2

"The Negro is fundamentally the biological inferior of all White and even Mongolian races, and the Northern people must occasionally be reminded of the danger which they incur in admitting him too freely to the privileges of society and government... Birth of a Nation is said to furnish a remarkable

GOLOCALPROV - 2018-01-16 10:04:15

DQ's 'Grill & Chill' concept will soon make debut in R.I.

The Cranston location, slated to open by mid-February, will be highlighted by open-air grill and outdoor patio for warmer months. CRANSTON, R.I. - Rhode Island's first DQ Grill & Chill is under construction in Cranston at the corner of Atwood and Phenix avenues and should open by mid-February. Will

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-17 02:30:00

'Inside job' robbery at marijuana cultivator first in R.I.

Police will not disclose exactly how much marijuana was taken from the Medici Products and Solutions cultivation center in Warwick because only a portion of what was taken has been recovered. WARWICK, R.I. - A large quantity of medical marijuana was recently stolen from one of the state's licensed m

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-16 22:45:02

LRPD Investigates Shooting at Rosewood Apartments

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Little Rock Police are investigating a shooting at the Rosewood Apartments. The shooting happened around 11 p.m. Tuesday. At this time, there's no word on if there were any injuries, or a suspect description. We'll keep you updated as we learn more.

KARK - 2018-01-17 13:42:54

Police arrest Little Rock woman accused of shooting at vehicle

Little Rock police on Friday arrested a woman accused of shooting at a vehicle in a confrontation with two other people. Deborah Marks, 48, was charged with committing a terroristic act and aggravated assault against a family or household member. Officers arrested Marks about 11:30 p.m. at her home


On snow day, many pupils go to school at home in state first

John Moritz The Hillcrest neighborhood in Little Rock. Tuesday was not only a snow day for students and teachers in many Arkansas school districts but also their first work-from-home day. Students and teachers in 166 districts and charter schools with state-approved alternative instruction plans h

NWAONLINE.COM - 2018-01-17 11:44:00

LR Man Wounded When Argument Leads to Shooting

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A local man is recovering from a gunshot wound to the leg after a Tuesday night incident on the city's southwest side. The Little Rock Police Department says Jeffery Williams, 50, was wounded after an apparent argument inside an apartment in the 5000 block of W. 65th Street. Pol

KARK - 2018-01-17 17:27:10