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Autopsy: Alabama councilman shot woman before killing himself

DORA — Preliminary autopsy results in Alabama show a city councilman and part-time police officer fatally shot a woman and then killed himself.News outlets report that authorities have not released a motive in the deaths of 70-year-old John Allen Softley and 30-year-old Monica Jean Graves.More:Montg

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-10-17 14:19:00

Hale County mother accused of assaulting school resource officer

"It was a lady and the cops were trying to put her in the cop car and they had her on the ground," she said, "He was just like, what is going on, what happened."

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-10-17 17:20:11

What Butch Jones means to Alabama vs. Tennessee

“Even if it’s limited to Butch providing limited details from a personal standpoint about Tennessee this week, that has value toNick Saban,” said BamaOnLine senior analyst Travis Reier onThe Morning Blitz Podcast. “Butch has game planned himself for a lot of the teams Alabama plays or has played, Mi

247SPORTS - 2018-10-17 13:31:23

Jury selection starts in Deandra Lee’s triple capital murder trial

LOWNDES COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - The trial of triple capital murder suspect Deandra Lee hasn’t started, but jury selection is underway. The trial could begin on Monday, according to the Lowndes County clerk’s office.

WSFA - 2018-10-16 22:17:00

Despite lack of developments, Selma officer ambush case not cold

SELMA, AL (WSFA) - It’s been three weeks since Selma police officer Micah Hale found himself ambushed at an intersection near downtown Selma. Since that time, two suspects have been arrested but nothing more has been released.“He didn’t realize that was happening until the rounds were zooming by,” s

WSFA - 2018-10-16 22:38:00

Theft suspects sought in multiple AL cities

The crimes have targeted stores from Montgomery, Wetumpka, Millbrook and Clanton and were committed during September and October.

WSFA - 2018-10-16 15:06:00

Layoffs Looming for City Workers in Selma - Alabama News

“If you look, the mayor had a 22 million dollar budget that he tried to get the council to pass. We did not pass that. Now, we pass a 17 million dollar budget and he saying we don’t have any money.”

ALABAMANEWS.NET - 2018-10-16 23:23:14

Selma security guard shot over weekend released from hospital

SELMA, AL (WSFA) - A security guard who was shot multiple times outside a Selma nightclub over the weekend has been released from a Mobile hospital, but his shooter remains at large.

WSFA - 2018-10-17 00:03:00

City of Selma delivers more than 65 layoff notices - The Selma Times‑Journal

By: Thomas Scott and James JonesMore than 65 City of Selma employees left work on Monday afternoon having received an official layoff notice from the city’s human resources department.“Due to lack of funds, it will be necessary for the City of Selma to reduce the number of its employees,” the notice


Semi jackknife on Hwy. 69 closes road; possible fatalities

CULLMAN COUNTY- Emergency responders are on the scene of a severe crash on Alabama Highway 69, approximately 2 miles south of Bug Tussle, going toward Jasper.

CULLMANSENSE.COM - 2018-10-16 15:32:57

Night Club Security Guard Injured in Shootout in Selma - Alabama News

“The sound echoed inside the club so loud, it turned the crowd inside the club into a panic. And it turned to chaos. People started running out of control,” he said.


Nearly 70 Selma to be Laid Off Due to Lack of Money - Alabama News

Reportedly, Mayor Darrio Melton met with employees Monday to notify them of layoffs, which will take effect on Nov. 5.

ALABAMANEWS.NET - 2018-10-16 16:33:28

Selma set to layoff dozens of city employees

The Selma City Council passed a budget in September that did not account for an outstanding debt the city has. Now, instead of a balanced budget, massive layoffs are in the works. (Source: WSFA 12 News)


‘Redneck Housewives of Alabama’ to screen pilot episode in Huntsville; watch the trailer here

Eight women star in "Redneck Housewives of Alabama," a reality series created by a Huntsville company, Helen Evans LLC. From left are Phyllis Neighbors, Kelly Wilson, Emily Smotherman, Beth Hurt, Amanda Keller, Yolanda Banks, Rhonda Randolph and Leah Seawright. (Redneck Housewives of Alabama Faceboo

AL.COM - 2018-10-16 16:45:00

Sunday evening shooting victim identified

The investigation indicates that McClure was at the location to drop off his children. At some point he began arguing with the suspect, who is only described as a black male. The suspect then got into his vehicle, started driving off and fired multiple shots at the victim.

ABC 33/40 NEWS

2nd person dies from injuries in Alabama wreck

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Search underway for man missing in Tuscaloosa

Authorities are asking for the public’s help finding a man missing from Tuscaloosa.John Malcolm Ellis was last seen early Monday in the area of Camille Lane, said Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Powell. Ellis may be wearing a blue windbreaker and is believed to be on foot.Anyone with inform


2 teens arrested for downtown Tuscaloosa robbery

Lt. Teena Richardson says Anthony Stewart and Thaddeus Aaron, both 18 years old, were arrested and charged for second-degree robbery. They are being held at Tuscaloosa County Jail.


Man shot, killed Saturday night

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A man was shot and killed near South Hull Street at West Jeff Davis on Saturday night, Montgomery Police said.Police responded at about 10 p.m. to a report of shots fired, and when they arrived they found a man who had sustained a fatal gunshot wound.He was pronounced dead at


Man in critical condition after being shot three times in his car in Birmingham

The incident occurred around 4:50 p.m. and responders recovered weapons at the scene, the Birmingham Police Department reports. However, no suspect is in custody at this time.