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Double shooting in Montgomery leaves 1 dead
The Montgomery Police Department has opened a homicide investigation after a shooting left one man injured and a woman dead. According to MPD Lieutenant Andre Mitchell, the shooting happened Saturday night around 9:50 p.m. Officers and fire medics responded to the 4200 block of Strathmore Drive on
Montgomery 19-year-old arrested on murder, burglary charges
A Montgomery man wanted on a murder charge has been arrested. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, Anfernee Sledge, 19, has been arrested and charged with two counts of auto burglary, one count of burglary of a residence and one count of murder (recklessly caused death). Sledge was
Woman killed, man injured in Montgomery shooting
A woman was killed and a man seriously injured in a double shooting Saturday evening in Montgomery. According to information released by the Montgomery Police Department, a homicide investigation is under way in the case. Police report that they responded to a report of a shooting at 9:50 p.m. Satur
Junior League of Montgomery and Alabama Restaurant and Hospitality Association Host Taste of the River Region
People had a chance to sample food from across the area Sunday part of Taste of the River Region at the Union Station Train Shed. The annual event is hosted by the Junior League of Montgomery and the Alabama Restaurant and Hospitality Association.Vendors part of Sunday's event had samples of food an
Voters Speak on Upcoming U.S Senate Election
The election puts former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore against former Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange, o was appointed to the senate seat by former Governor Robert Bentley. President Donald Trump was in Alabama campaigning for Strange. "I think a lot of people in Alabama, do
Search for murder suspect underway in Montgomery area
Montgomery officers are searching for a murder suspect last seen Sept. 15 on the 100 block of South Lawrence Street. Anfernee Sledge, who is possibly armed and deemed dangerous, is wanted on multiple charges, including murder, burglary and two counts of unlawful breaking and entering of a vehicle. M
Editorial: Time to move on! - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.
I personally loath the notion of losing. No matter what the circumstance, losing does not come easy to me. But, if I lose at something, or I make a mistake, I am the first to take full ownership. This is something Hillary Clinton apparently was not taught, or worse yet is incapable of doing. Hillary
Montgomery Co. Sheriff Searching for Pike Road Area Murder Suspect
Montgomery County Sheriff's deputies and CrimeStoppers are searching for a man wanted on murder and other charges in the Pike Road area. Investigators say Anfernee "Mook" Sledge is wanted for several burglaries and the breaking and entering of vehicles. He is 19 years old and is 5'6" and 150 pounds.
Vanzetta McPherson: It's time to raise property taxes in Montgomery
If no one else says "kick the can down the road" ever again, the American English lexicon will not suffer, aficionados of language will rejoice, and John Boehner, who must have uttered those words every day while in Congress, will bid farewell to an annoying echo. Until that happens, the term is a n
Montgomery commissioners hold emergency meeting to restore county operating systems
Montgomery County officials discuss their battle with a ransomware attack on the computer system at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Montgomery, Ala., on Tuesday September 19, 2017. (Mickey Welsh / Montgomery Advertiser) Mickey Welsh / Advertiser A meeting of county commissioners is planned for
Montgomery County Commission authorizes funds to fight ransomware attack
The Montgomery County Commission authorized funds to fight a ransomware attack on servers that support all Montgomery County's departments. The commission held an emergency meeting Friday to pass a resolution to authorize funds to unlock the county's servers and recover data. The specific use of the
Our view: Talking more taxes in Montgomery is avoided but needed
Montgomery City Councilman Glen Pruitt presents ideas to get more money for public safety as the city council holds a work session on the budget at city hall in Montgomery, Ala., on Wednesday August 30, 2017.(Mickey Welsh / Montgomery Advertiser) Mickey Welsh / Advertiser We, as a community, want t
Sarah Palin rallies for Moore in Montgomery: 'He was deplorable before deplorable was cool'
Sarah Palin, U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore's most high-profile supporter, rallied on behalf of the former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice in Montgomery on Thursday, connecting Moore's Republican opponent and current Sen. Luther Strange to the Washington culture that Republican voters rejected
Montgomery Area Food Bank teams up with Walmart to eliminate food waste
The Montgomery Area Food Bank has teamed up with Walmart to eliminate food waste. As Hurricane Irma impacted Florida, Walmart food shipments were forced to divert to distribution centers in Brundidge and Opelika. With the influx of extra food, the distribution centers struggled to decide what to do
Montgomery Co. Commision Green Lights Use Of Emergency Funds To Combat Ransomware Attack
Montgomery county government computer systems are still in trouble tonight following a ransomware attack earlier this week. The County Commission held an emergency meeting this morning to green light the next steps in the recovery process. Members of the commission voted to authorize the county adm
Eric: Welcome to Fall - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.
At precisely 3:02 p.m. central time, the sun (and its rays of light) will appear directly overhead the equator. This moment marks the passage of northern hemisphere Summer into Fall, ending the hottest stretch of months for us. In theory. Outside of the technicality, Summer heat refuses to fully bac
'All eyes turn to Alabama' as Tuesday's Senate race looms
Alabama's rollicking Senate race has been a star-studded affair involving President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and actors Phil Robertson and Chuck Norris. The national media is paying attention, with publications and broadcast networks throughout the coun
'My baby's gone:' Mother mourns death of student found on South Court St.
After dozens of people collapsed on a Brooklyn sidewalk over an 11-hour period on July 12, first responders immediately suspected "spice." The synthetic cannabinoid is sold in shiny packages and forever one step ahead of the law. Bystanders described the scene in Bedford-Stuyvesant as "zombielike."
Body Found in Area of West Clover Lane and South Court Street
A death investigation was launched after the discovery of body Thursday morning. According to police, the unidentified male was discovered in the area of West Clover Lane and South Court Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene. MPD's death investigation indicates there are no signs of foul play
Roy Moore and Luther Strange Debate The Issues
Moore and Strange supporters filled the RSA Activity Center in downtown Montgomery Thursday night, as Senator Luther Strange and his opponent, former Chief Justice Roy Moore debated the issues face to face. The face-off was the only debate before the run-off to fill Alabama's vacant U.S. Senate seat