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Auburn police arrest seven suspects from Montgomery on theft charges

Six adults and one juvenile, all from Montgomery, were arrested by Auburn police on Friday and charged in connection to multiple thefts.

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-07-20 22:51:00

250 stocked school bags to be given away at Millbrook cell store

The goal is to offer book bags stuffed with everything a student may need to start the school year, said Nick Ward, general manager of TCC’s Verizon store located at 3593 Highway 14 where the event will be held.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-07-20 16:49:00

Montgomery police search for graffiti suspects

If you have any information regarding this crime, please call the police or CrimeStoppers at 215-STOP. CrimeStoppers can also be reached via Facebook or their website, 215STOP.com

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-07-20 20:12:00

Multi-vehicle crash causes delays I-85 SB near Montgomery interchange

Details are limited, but ALGOTraffic reports a "major crash" near Exit 1, the Union Street exit to downtown. Traffic is backed up to near Perry Hill Road (Exit 4).

WSFA - 2018-07-20 00:00:00

Montgomery man convicted of 2016 attempted murder

According to a statement from District Attorney Daryl Bailey, Scott and a second man were lying in wait for Sanders. Sanders was shot twice in his back, twice in the arm and once in the chest. He attempted to drive away from the scene, but ultimately crashed his vehicle and entered a nearby restaura

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-07-19 22:11:00

If walls could talk: The historical life of the Wharton-Chappell House

Formed by bricks laid in an American bond more than 100 years ago, I have been the home to three families, the office of a housing authority, neighbors to a now-demolished project and for the past decade, empty. Since my beginning, I’ve gained two additions — bringing my room count to 20 and bathro

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-07-21 13:00:00

Montgomery health benefits change now optional after dramatic council meeting

Nearly300 peoplepacked into City Hall on Tuesday to protest what were to be mandatory changes to their health benefits. Many feared the changes would strip them of adequate coverage, while others said the sudden roll out was an issue. City officials maintained through the night that changes were for

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-07-20 21:32:00

Alabama woman holds graduation after mom, 70, earns diploma

Five days before her July 4 birthday, Skanes was in Montgomery to don a white gown, matching cap, and a red, white and blue tassel. She took graduation photos, listened to a keynote speech from Brewbaker Middle School assistant principal Tara Pickett, and at the end, the now-70-year-old gladly recei

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-07-21 04:02:37

Shorter man killed in two car accident

Michael Robert Watson, 24, was killed when his 2000 Chevrolet Suburban collided with a 1999 Chrysler Town and Country on 6:36 a.m.The crash occurred on Alabama 14 at the177 milemarker east of Wetumpka, near Colley Road.

WRBL.COM - 2018-07-19 19:30:45

Rosa Parks family house set for auction next week

Parks moved to Detroit in 1957, two years after refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. Her family says Parks stayed in her brother's tiny wood-framed house with 17 other relatives.

PENINSULA - 2018-07-19 22:19:00

Community Hero: Montgomery SVU detective works to make every victim feel heard

Comic strips paper the walls of his standard-issue office cubicle, where an action figure perches beside a computer monitor. The panels weave narratives of good and evil, superheroes and villains — tidy narratives that, despite an occasional "To Be Continued" note, have a beginning, middle and end.

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-07-20 19:53:00

Immunity hearing for MPD officer charged with Greg Gunn murder rescheduled

"The burden is solely on the defendant to convince the trial court that his or her actions were justified under Alabama Code 13A-2-23 (which reads), 'A person is justified in using physical force upon another person in order to defend himself or herself or a third person from what he or she reasonab


City leaders may have violated open meetings law at Tuesday council meeting

In their frenzied efforts to hammer out a solution in a 30-minute council meeting recess, city officials may have violated Alabama's open meetings law. Several of the people involved deny an improper meeting was held, but experts and advocates said there were tell-tale signs of an improperly closed

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-07-19 23:00:00

Colleagues reflect on Alvin Holmes' one-of-a-kind approach as legislator

Rep. Alvin Holmes, D-Montgomery, during a press conference at the Alabama State House to discuss voting rights and the Bloody Sunday anniversary Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Montgomery, Ala. (JULIE BENNETT)


Photo essay: Montgomery’s lynching memorial confronts the painful truth of our nation’s history - ArtsATL

In April, theEqual Justice Initiativeopened the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, which many have come to call the National Lynching Memorial, in Montgomery, Alabama, the nation’s first to honor and name the victims of racial lynching in the United States. Employing prose, poetry, sculpture a


Millennials outraged after baseball team advertises 'Millennial Night' with avocados, participation ribbons and napping stations

MONTGOMERY, Ala. –If I say lover of naps, “selfies” and participation ribbons, you would say . . . Millennials?


Fazoli's opens in Prattville

The chain specializes in oven-baked pasta dishes, "Submarino" sandwiches, pizza and breadsticks.


Woman pleads guilty to rape, sodomy of 13-year-old boy

Jennifer Rose Ingram, 31, of Deatsville, entered the pleas Monday morning before Circuit Judge Bill Lewis. She pleaded guilty to rape in the second degree, sodomy in the second degree and providing a controlled substance to a minor charges, courthouse records show. In the plea negotiations prosecuto


'Because You Are Black': Bus Driver Tells Man Why He Drove Past Him, Gets Fired

In 1955 in Montgomery, Ala., Black people had to sit in the back of the bus and give up their seats to whites, which resulted in the iconic boycott. And now, more than 60 years later in Massachusetts, a bus driver denied service to a Black man because of his race.


Police investigate crash that killed pedestrian on Friday

Around 9:30 pm, the Montgomery Police Department and Montgomery Fire/Rescue were called to the intersection of Troy Highway and Cherry Hill Road after a 2005 Chevy Colorado struck an adult male, Capt. Regina Duckett, spokeswoman for MPD, said in an emailed release. The pedestrian was brought to Bapt