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Millbrook Police Department arrests Montgomery man for rape charges

A Montgomery man was arrested Thursday by law enforcement officials in Millbrook on charges of sexual misconduct with a minor and an official said more victims may emerge. On March 14, investigators with the Millbrook Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit arrested Elisha Burch, 28, on cha


Alabama Teen Killed in Bridge Accident

Walton County, Fla. - A 15-year-old was killed in an accident on the Clyde B. Wells Bridge Tuesday morning. Kaden Johnson, 15, of Pell City, Ala., fell out of the bed of a truck being driven by 19-year-old Allion Orlando Hogan of Sylacauga, Ala., according to the Florida Highway Patrol.


AL escapee, crime spree suspect faces new federal charges

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Shane Vernon appeared in federal court Tuesday to be arraigned on eight felony counts. In February, he was indicted on two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm, two counts of carjacking, three of counts using a gun in furtherance of a violent crime, and kidnappi


Coosada Residents Give Input on Possible Shooting Ordinance

Gun fire within the city limits of Coosada in Elmore County is causing concern for residents. On Tuesday, they’ll have opportunity to give input on a possible shooting ordinance at a town hall meeting.


Skeletal remains found in 2 Alabama counties believed to belong to 1 body

An investigation is underway after skeletal remains – possibly belonging to the same person – were found in two different Alabama counties this week. It all began Monday when the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call in reference to someone finding human remains. Sheriff’s investig


Coffee shop opening first Alabama location at Times Plaza

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Another business is expanding to Alabama and opening their first location right here in the Rocket City. Crunkleton Commercial Real Estate announced Tuesday Just Love Coffee Café will be coming to Times Plaza.


Alabama teen killed in fatal crash after falling out of vehicle

WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A 15-year-old boy from Alabama was killed in a fatal crash Tuesday morning in Walton County. Florida Highway Patrol Troopers say a Ford F-150 was heading north on Highway 331, south of Bay Grove Road, when one of its passengers, 15-year-old Kaden Johnson, fell from


State lawmaker urges colleagues to pass new medical marijuana bill

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - House Bill 243 is making it's way through the Alabama legislature now. If passed into law, it would legally give certain people access to medical marijuana. State Representative Mike Ball sponsored Leni's Law several years ago. Leni’s Law is named for Leni Young, whose family had


Doctor accused in Montgomery pill mill probe arraigned on new counts

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Montgomery Dr. Richard Stehl returned to court Tuesday where he was arraigned on 26 new counts, pleading not guilty to drug distribution, health care fraud, and money laundering.


Montgomery residents take cover during neighborhood shootout

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A barrage of gunfire in this otherwise quiet west Montgomery neighborhood robbed Anita Pettway of her sense of safety and nearly her life. “I was about to get this trash bag right here out this drawer and the bullet came through the walls, through the cabinets, and this drawe


Dark Days, Dark Deeds At The Souther Povery Law Center?

A major storm has brewed over the Southern Poverty Law Center with the recent resignation of its high-paid president and firing of its co-founder. Still troubling is how an “open secret” about organizational dysfunction, charges of racism, sexism and perhaps race-based hucksterism remained so and al


Missing Dothan teen found in North Carolina

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Dothan Police Department says a 16-year-old who left home on Monday has been found in North Carolina. According to Dothan police, Kendell Morgan Sanders was located on Tuesday and is safe. No other details in the investigation have been released.


Man dies 2 weeks after being shot on McGehee Road

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A homicide investigation has been opened after Montgomery police say a shooting victim died from injuries suffered on March 9 on McGehee Road. The victim, identified as 35-year-old Montgomery resident Xavier Smith, died at Baptist Medical Center South on Friday.


11 injured in Montgomery shootings Saturday

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Montgomery police are investigating five separate shootings that injured a total of 11 people Saturday. According to Capt. Regina Duckett, the shootings took place across the city from 1 p.m. to 10:20 p.m.


New bill would allow cities, counties to cut grocery taxes

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – For more than a decade, Alabama lawmakers have debated eliminating the sales tax on groceries, but no proposal has ever passed. Could they now choose to allow cities and counties to reduce grocery sales taxes of their own?


Man charged after homeowner injured during burglary

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - A Montgomery man is facing charges after court documents say he broke into a home and injured the homeowner. Decarlos Stephens is charged with burglary first degree and robbery third degree.


A Bloody Weekend in Montgomery.

The third occurred this afternoon when two women showed up at a Montgomery hospital with non-life threatening gunshot wounds. Police say they don’t know where the women were shot…and they’re still investigating the circumstances.


Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of Autauga County Until 6:30PM

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a. * At 526 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Plecher, or 14 miles northeast of Valley Grande, moving east at 35 mph.


Mobile considers regulations to cure ‘epidemic’ of guns stolen from unlocked vehicles

A doubling in the number of gun Mobile County gun permit holders within the past eight years is also leading to a surge in gun thefts from unlocked vehicles. The numbers are staggering: Approximately 1,200 guns of guns were stolen from vehicles in Mobile during 2018, according to James Barber, the c


Downtown Businesses Ready for Max Capital City Classic

The Max Capital City Classic is back in Montgomery. Downtown businesses are gearing up for thousands of War Eagle and Roll Tide Fans. “we’ve heard a lot of buzz, people coming down, going to it tonight so I think it will be great turn out”.