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Suspect charged in Saturday Family Dollar robbery

A Montgomery man has been charged with robbery in connection with a Family Dollar hold-up that netted him $80 in cash. Cederick Charles Hall, 30, was arrested Wednesday. According to court documents, Hall walked into the Norman Bridge Road store around 9 a.m. on Saturday, armed with a handgun, and

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-03-22 14:20:43

Letter asks for resignation of Selma police chief, another shows support

An anonymous letter purported to be from "Officers & Supervisors" with the Selma Police Department is calling for the resignation of Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier, while another anonymous letter, also purported to be from a different group of officers, shows a sign of support for the chief. The

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 23:59:59

Charges reduced for 3 suspects in killing of Western Hills Mall manager

The cases against three men charged in the February shooting death of the Western Hills Mall manager will proceed to the grand jury for indictment consideration, but on a lesser charge. Anthony Treshun Johnson, 20, Rashaan Cepadio Brown, 20, and Ronald Dewayne Weaver were all initially charged with

AL.COM - 2018-03-21 19:19:07

Man hospitalized after car hit by train in Moundville

A West Alabama man is in the hospital tonight after his car was hit by a train in Moundville. An unidentified male driver's vehicle was hit by a Norfolk Southern train while crossing at Griffin Street around 4:30 p.m. Moundville Police Chief Toby Banks told CBS 42 News how it happened at the scene.

CBS42.COM - 2018-03-23 04:42:18

Student struck by vehicle after exiting bus

A Demopolis elementary school student was struck by a vehicle Thursday afternoon after exiting a school bus on his way home. According to a statement from the Demopolis Police Department, officers responded at 3:19 p.m. to a street within the Demopolis Housing Authority where the 6-year-old child w

DEMOPOLIS TIMES - 2018-03-21 16:40:45

Suspect accused of theft from SouthFresh Feeds

An employee of SouthFresh Feeds is facing theft charges after police say they witnessed him taking bags of feeds after hours. Chester Brown, 47, of Greensboro was arrested March 3 and charged with third degree burglary.Chester Brown According to law enforcement, Brown's arrest came after officers wi


'Madame Butterfly' Breeding 'was a real treasure and ambassador' for Selma

SELMA - The day was made to order for Mallieve Breeding, almost like a sign from above. As relatives and friends arrived for her memorial service Wednesday afternoon, some looked upward to savor puffy white clouds, bright blue skies and gentle breezes. "Madame Butterfly," as she was known, almost m

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-03-21 22:25:44

Concordia offers help to displaced students

| The Selma Times-Journal With the imminent closing of Concordia College Alabama due to financial issues, the committed CCA staff wanted to go the extra mile to ensure the peace of mind of their students by working with universities all over the country to set up programs to make the transition pro

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 23:59:59

24-year-old charged after Montgomery man stabbed to death

A man is facing murder charges after a 41-year-old Montgomery man was stabbed to death. According to Capt. Regina Duckett with Montgomery police, Jermaine Hoston, 24, is charged with murder. Hoston turned himself into police on Tuesday. Duckett says the charges are related to a stabbing which happen


Tax identity theft - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Computers and the Internet have become mainstays in virtually every area of American life in the 21st century. There are tremendous benefits and conveniences to this, of course, but there are also some downsides such as the increased risk of identity theft that arises as we share more of our persona


Trending Warmer To Close The Work Week

Thursday morning started off rather cool. With lows in the 30s and even a low of 28 degrees in Selma. The abundant sunshine will warm us up this afternoon. High temperatures reach the low and mid 60s today, and we'll continue to experience a breezy northwest wind. Thursday night will be mostly clear

ALABAMANEWS.NET - 2018-03-22 18:02:05

1 dead after early morning shooting in Montgomery

Montgomery police are investigating an early morning shooting that left one person dead. According to Capt. Regina Duckett, an unidentified man was shot around 4:20 a.m. in the 900 block of West South Boulevard just outside the Travel Inn Motel. The man was transported to Baptist Medical Center Sout


What spring? Freeze warnings up again for parts of Alabama

The central Alabama counties in purple will be under a freeze warning overnight, according to the National Weather Service in Birmingham. It will be in effect from 2 a.m. until 8 a.m. Thursday for the following counties: Marion, Winston, Walker, Blount, Etowah, Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne, Jefferso

AL.COM - 2018-03-21 15:52:54

University of Alabama expels student after video of racial slurs

A student at the University of Alabama was expelled after a video of the student using racist language was posted online. "We have learned of an offensive video involving racist language by a student who is no longer enrolled. We hold our students to a much higher standard than this," University pr

AL.COM - 2018-03-22 02:08:03

Man shot three times at close range taken to hospital

A 40-year-old Orrville man is behind bars after allegedly shooting another man multiple times after an argument over a car Saturday morning. According to Capt. Mike Granthum with the Dallas County Sheriff's Department, Jimmie Powell has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting 33-ye


Montgomery Woman Identified, Charged as Gantry Drive Shooter

Montgomery police have charged Asia Lawson, 24, in reference to a shooting into an unoccupied vehicle incident, that occurred on the night of March 17th, in the 5500 block of Gantry Drive. The initial investigation indicates the shooting stemmed from an ongoing dispute and Lawson was identified as t


Parking lot shooting suspects released from hospital, arrested

Police are still investigating why two men met in the parking lot of the Auburn Mall earlier this month, leading to a shooting that sent both involved parties to the hospital. Michael Ryan Trimble, 21, of Montgomery and Deion Sandell Brooks, 23, of Waldorf, Maryland, have both been released from Pie


Police, city and school leaders release statements regarding unfounded gun threat

Tuscaloosa Police said they are assessing an threat made to an unspecified school Tuesday. A photo of a young man circulated on social media Tuesday, accompanied by a post claiming he had recently been released from a mental health care facility and had threatened to commit violence at a school. The


Alabama governor offering reward for info in 2016 homicide

SELMA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is offering $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in a 2016 slaying in Dallas County WSFA-TV reports on Dec. 16, 2016, 19-year-old Jaequan (JAY-kwan) Simmons was found unconscious in a vehicle, with gunshot wounds. He died shortly after.


Out with old to make way for new: Fire Department says goodbye to old Fire Station One

For more than half a century, the Auburn Fire Department Station One has been filled with the firefighters' day-to-day noises of work and living. But now it's quiet. In mid-February, all operations of Fire Station One - located at the corner of North Ross Street and East Magnolia Avenue - were moved