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18-wheeler overturns on I-65/85 interchange ramp

First responders are on the scene of an overturned 18-wheeler at the I-65/85 interchange in Montgomery. Details are limited and it's not clear if there are any injuries. An unidentified fluid can be seen leaking from the vehicle. It's unclear what cargo the tractor-trailer was carrying or if it coul

WSFA - 2018-03-16 20:50:59

Enterprise man charged as part of multi-state child sex exploitation sting

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WTVY) - An Enterprise man has been charged with 10 counts of Dissemination of Child Pornography. He was arrested as part of an eight state child sexual exploitation operation called Southern Impact II. Operation Southern Impact II, which focused on individuals who sexually exploit

WTVY.COM - 2018-03-16 22:05:00

Montgomery man stabbed to death Friday morning

Montgomery police are conducting a homicide investigation into the early morning stabbing death of a 41-year-old Montgomery man. Police responded to the 2600 block of Endicott Drive shortly after midnight on Friday to find George Tucker suffering from a stab wound. Tucker was taken to Baptist Medi

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-03-16 14:38:49

Montgomery restaurant to open second location in Old Cloverdale

Downtown Montgomery restaurant Sa Za will be opening a second location in the Cloverdale district, an official with the restaurant confirmed. The move will be part of a redevelopment project for storefronts on East Fairview Avenue in the Old Cloverdale area. This project comes after Tomatinos Pizza

WSFA - 2018-03-16 20:58:28

Jury reaches verdict in Elmore County felony murder trial

After deliberation Thursday afternoon, an Elmore County jury has found 19-year-old LaKeith Smith guilty of felony murder, armed burglary and theft in the first and second degree. During closing arguments, Assistant District Attorney Kristy Peoples told the jury five teens from Montgomery came to Elm


Police investigate homicide after Montgomery man stabbed

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating a homicide following a fatal stabbing Friday morning. According to Capt. Regina Duckett, officers, and medics were called to the 2600 block of Endicott Drive shortly after midnight for a possible stabbing. At the scene, officers found George Tucker,

WSFA - 2018-03-16 14:52:45

Alabama Gov. signs first tax break in more than a decade

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Gov. Kay Ivey has signed into law a tax break bill that raises the threshold for claiming state income tax exemption. The act sponsored by state Sen. Del Marsh, a Republican, raises the income threshold from $20,000 to $23,000 for married couples filing jointly, heads of hous

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-17 15:31:56

Toys "R" Us Customers Mourn The End Of The Chain

The end is near for Toy's "R" Us. After 70 years in business the store's management has told its employees that it will sell or close all of its stores in the U.S. The news comes six months after the chain filed for bankruptcy, and two months after announcing plans to close nearly 200 stores. The ch

ALABAMANEWS.NET - 2018-03-16 22:47:33

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Former Prattville police officer arrested, charged Thursday

Former Prattville Police Officer Leon "Todd" Townson has been arrested a third time and is in Autauga Metro Jail. Townson is charged with one count of obstructing government operations. There is no word yet on what led to the charge. In 2015, Townson was arrested for alleged involvement in a home b


Dozens of Winn-Dixies to close after bankruptcy filing, including some in Tallahassee

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of several brands including Winn-Dixie grocery stores, confirmed Thursday afternoon it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company says it will close 94 "underperforming stores" in the coming days. In addition to Winn-D


Boutique hotel coming to historic downtown Water Works site

The antebellum Murphy House, the downtown location for the Montgomery Water Works and Sanitary Sewer Board for the past 50 years, will soon become a five-star hotel. The hotel will be a Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel, the third in the state, and will feature 100 rooms and two bars with one bein


Jury sees body camera footage in Smith murder trial

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Wochit WETUMPKA-A hushed Elmore County courtroom watched body camera footage Wednesday afternoon of a Millbrook police officer shoo


Man convicted of killing boss set to be executed in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A man convicted of killing the woman who hired him to work with a traveling carnival nearly two decades ago was set to be executed Thursday night after dropping his appeals and asking to be put to death. Michael Wayne Eggers, 50, was scheduled to receive a lethal injection at