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Man killed in Busch Street shooting, homicide investigation underway
Liberty Anthony, 50, was shot at about 6:50 p.m. Friday, June 22, in the 900 block of Busch Street. Anthony was taken to the hospital where he later died.
Victim's ID released, Suspect Arrested in Montgomery Murder - Alabama News
Police say the men knew each other and had argued before the shooting, Sanders bond is set at $150,000 and he is charged with murder.
3 killed in 3 hours in separate Birmingham homicides
Decorian Taylor, 22, was found shot to death at 11 p.m. Friday on 28th Street Southwest. Police said Taylor was shot multiple times and may have been trying to run away when he was gunned down, according toWBRC.
Autopsy results revealed after Anthony Bourdain's death
Bourdain, whose career catapulted him from washing dishes at NY restaurants to dining in Vietnam with former United States president Barack Obama, was once called "the original rock star" of the culinary world, "the Elvis of bad boy chefs". "I never was a person who needed a drink".
Alabama Supreme Court rules against teacher who challenged Alabama's teacher sex law
The high court ruled in the case of Carrie Witt, a Decatur school teacher arrested in 2016 on charges she had sex with two different students. The state supreme court directed the Morgan County Court to dissolve its February 28, 2017 injunction and to dismiss the petition upon which it was based.
California choir visits Selma - The Selma Times‑Journal
But it was O’Neill who received a standing ovation, hugs, handshakes and loud applause from the choir as she recalled memories of Bloody Sunday on March 7, 1965. That day, Edmund Pettis Bridge where the Rev. Hosea Williams and John Lewis was gathered over 500 marchers before the historic march. Alab
Montgomery Pride: 'We're here, and we're here to stay'
“In New Orleans, it’s practically against the law not to be gay,” he said Sunday at Montgomery Pride Festival at the EAT South downtown farm. The festival helped close a week of activities for the third annual Montgomery Pride.
Cowan loves being on police force - The Selma Times‑Journal
First Officer Dorothy Cowan has been in law enforcement for 26 years. Even though she has been in the career field for more than a quarter of a century, she never thought she would have chosen the job. However, she is glad she did.
Montgomery PD Investigating Shooting on West Side - Alabama News
Adult Male Victim Suffers Life-Threatening Wound.Montgomery Police are investigating a shooting on the city’s Westside….and it may become a murder case, since the victim’s wounds are described as life-threatening.It happened about 7:00 P.M. Saturday night in the 900 Block of Busch Street. That’s on
Washington Street Supermarket employee under assault lawsuit - The Selma Times‑Journal
Washington Street Supermarket employee David Ammons is facing an assault lawsuit that was filed on June 7.According to the lawsuit, plaintiff Annette Mims, is filing a claim of assault saying that Ammos is the owner of Washington Street Supermarket, and allegedly followed her out of the store on May
Selma Air will observe national HIV Test Day and Men’s Health - The Selma Times‑Journal
“While HIV testing and prevention are a primary focus, we felt it necessary to reach out and bridge the gap between generations of men in our community,” Selma AIR HIV Prevention Specialist Lydia Chatmon said in a release. “Our young men need role models who can show them the ropes on and off the co
Reading is Fundamental program makes stop at YMCA - The Selma Times‑Journal
The Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority hosted its Reading Is Fundamental event on Wednesday at the YMCA of Selma-Dallas County. Their theme being, “Don’t Clown Around With Books – Read, Read, Read.”
Food Truck Saturdays set to begin Aug. 4 - The Selma Times‑Journal
On Saturday, Aug. 4, from noon to 3 p.m., Food Truck Saturday will be held downtown at 1122 Water Avenue. This event is an addition to the event known as the First Morning Art Walk.
Selma Police Investigates Bank Burglary & Shootings - Alabama News
“We responded to an alarm, found a point of entry, we utilized our canines, sent our canines into the bank,” said Chief Spencer Collier.
Organpi Farm changes hours, ready for business - The Selma Times‑Journal
Organpi Farms, located on Water Avenue., has changed its hours and is ready for business. The farm to table restaurant has reopened its doors after months of being closed and owner and farmer, Dr. Portia Fulford could not be happier. Not only is she happy, but so are local customers. After being clo
Black Belt Foundation adds new members - The Selma Times‑Journal
The Black Belt Community Foundation has added three new members to their foundation family. Kimberly Davis, Carolyn Essex and Dexter Jackson have joined the organization, and will all bring their different levels of expertise to their new roles.Felecia Lucky, president of Black Belt Community Founda
Southside High School equipment stolen - The Selma Times‑Journal
The Southside High School alternate gymnasium was broken into and approximately $1,700 in metal weights were stolen from the school’s weight room.“We were shocked because we were going to come in here to lift, and we didn’t have any weight to lift,” Southside’s quarterback and 2017Times-JournalPlaye
SCS to hold Aim for Excellence 5K - The Selma Times‑Journal
“The Aim for Excellence 5K and Fun Run and Walk is a first annual event that is part of our Selma City School’s Back to School Initiative,” said Courtney Washington the Community Engagement Specialist for SCS. “Our hope is to get everyone including students, parents and the community, excited about
Selma library unveils magic - The Selma Times‑Journal
As Sensation Summer at the Selma-Dallas County Public Library continues strong, on Thursday, June 21, the library hosted a ‘Super Magic Show.’Russell Davis, a professional magician, appeared amongst the children and parents who attended the ‘Super Magic Show.Davis displayed a variety of magic tricks
Car crashes into Northern Heights Presbyterian Church - The Selma Times‑Journal
The two witnesses, who didn’t identify themselves, said a vehicle ran her off the road, who’s here is the corner of St. Ann Blvd and Pholpot Avenue. They didn’t see the make of the car that hit the Accord because it was too fast.