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Death investigation opened at Montgomery casino

Investigators with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office are assisting the Tribal Police Department of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians with a death investigation. A spokesperson for the Porch Band of Creek Indians confirmed to WSFA 12 News that "an individual with an apparent gunshot wound arrived

WSFA - 2018-03-23 22:59:47

Prattville men accused in barbershop massacre now face capital murder charges

PRATTVILLE - Two Prattville men have been indicted on capital murder charges in connection with a triple homicide at a city barber shop this past summer. Marty Morgan, 35 and Keon Dashon Cain, 19, each face two counts of capital murder charges for murder in the commission of a robbery and murder res

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-03-23 13:39:53

Man charged in fatal shooting at Montgomery hotel

Police responded to the shooting scene at the Travel Inn in the 900 block of West South Boulevard around 4:20 a.m. Tuesday. (Source: WSFA 12 News) (Source: WSFA 12 News) A man has been arrested and charged with murder in a shooting early Tuesday morning outside a Montgomery hotel. The suspect, Felic

WSFA - 2018-03-23 00:17:15

$25,000 reward offered for serial bank robber who struck at Auburn PNC

The suspect in the March 16 robbery of a PNC Bank in Auburn is also wanted for possibly targeting other PNC Banks throughout the state. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking information on the identity of the man, who is responsible for four robberies and one attempted robbery since January

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-03-23 15:23:00

Thursday police chase involved woman who was out of jail on bond

A woman has been taken into custody after backing her vehicle in a Montgomery police officer's patrol car before fleeing the scene, according to Montgomery Police Department spokeswoman Capt. Regina Duckett The incident started around 10:45 a.m. when officers responded to a disturbance between two w


Task force operation nets 13 on drug-related, other charges

A countywide 36-hour drug operation by an Elmore County Sheriff's Office task force resulted in the arrests of 13 individuals on drug-related and other charges, according to Elmore County Sheriff Bill Franklin. In the operation, Linsey Totty, 26, of Tallassee, was arrested for an outstanding warrant

TALLASSEETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-22 19:28:44

Residents, city officials plan to revamp Northwest Auburn

Auburn city officials are planning to revitalize Northwest Auburn. The plan began over a year ago and is a collaborative effort between residents and city officials. The vision of the Northwest Auburn Neighborhood Plan is based on further investment in infrastructure, planning that encourages redeve

WSFA - 2018-03-23 21:26:18

Days after arrest, Columbus anchor Dee Armstrong speaks out about controversial mugshot

WLTZ news anchor Dee Armstrong returned to work Thursday morning nearly a week after being arrested in a dispute with her son. The local TV personality appeared undaunted by the experience, which unleashed a outpouring of support from people who consider her an icon in the community. After her arre

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-03-22 19:16:00

Suspect charged in Saturday Family Dollar robbery

A Montgomery man has been charged with robbery in connection with a Family Dollar hold-up that netted him $80 in cash. Cederick Charles Hall, 30, was arrested Wednesday. According to court documents, Hall walked into the Norman Bridge Road store around 9 a.m. on Saturday, armed with a handgun, and


15 People Arrested In Montgomery for Federal Gun Crimes

Fifteen people in Montgomery were indicted last week and arrested yesterday for illegally possessing guns, announced Louis V. Franklin, Sr., United States Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama. Nationwide, gun crimes, gangs and shootings are at an all-time high and law enforcement in the Ri


'We're coming after you': Gun arrests part of national initiative

A Montgomery crime sweep this week that netted 15 arrests on federal gun charges is part of a national push, spearheaded by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, to reinvigorate a Bush-era crime program that imposes stricter sentences within the federal judicial system. "If you're a felon and you hav

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-03-23 19:46:46

Early Morning Fire Damages Two Homes in Montgomery

Just after 5 a.m. this morning the Montgomery Fire Department responded to a house-fire on the 1100 block of South Holt Street. Crews were unable to enter the house the fire originated due to the condition and volume of fire. The house next door was starting to catch on fire as well due to the exces


Special garbage and trash removal planned for two city districts in April

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The Montgomery Clean City Commission and City Councilmen Jinright and Lyons designated April Clean Up Month for Montgomery Council Districts Two (2) and Nine (9). Residents in these districts can take advantage of special garbage and trash removal service during t

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-03-23 14:45:29

Dadeville firefighters put out large transformer fire

A transformer near the landing pad for Lake Martin Community Hospital caught fire Tuesday. According to a post on the Dadeville Fire Department Facebook page, the fire happened around 8:15 a.m. When first responders arrived they found a transformer, located near the helicopter pad, fully engulfed in


24-year-old charged after Montgomery man stabbed to death

A man is facing murder charges after a 41-year-old Montgomery man was stabbed to death. According to Capt. Regina Duckett with Montgomery police, Jermaine Hoston, 24, is charged with murder. Hoston turned himself into police on Tuesday. Duckett says the charges are related to a stabbing which happen


Georgia Washington sale: Supreme Court denies 1 of 2 appeals by state

Subscribed, but don't have a login? One of two appeals submitted by interim State Superintendent Ed Richardson remains active after the Alabama Supreme Court denied the other this week. Richardson, one of three defendants in an Alabama Education Association lawsuit aimed at stopping the sale of Geor

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-03-23 16:14:01

Fleeing vehicle ends with 1 arrested in Montgomery

A situation on Montgomery's west side has resulted in one person being taken into custody. According to Capt. Regina Duckett, a vehicle fled during an attempted traffic stop. The people inside the vehicle then fled from it on foot. A heavy police presence could be seen in the Cloverdale area. It is


Opelika police investigating armed robbery

(Source: Opelika Police Department) The Opelika Police Department is reporting that an armed robbery occurred Wednesday evening. Witnesses say that a suspect entered the Murf Mart located at 1001 Frederick Ave. with a firearm and demanded money from the register around 8:45 p.m. The suspect left the


Tuskegee University coach arrested on drug distribution, gun charges

Federal agents arrested a Tuskegee University assistant football coach Wednesday on drug distribution and gun charges. Ramone Nickerson, 33, is charged with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, possession with the intent to distribute cocaine and possession of a firearm during a drug


Vehicle overturns after hitting parked car in Montgomery neighborhood

Montgomery residents are asking drivers to slow down after an incident in the Capitol Heights neighborhood. Tuesday night a driver hit a parked car at the intersection of North Florida Street and Windsor Avenue. As a result of the crash, the car flipped upside-down leaving the driver with non-life t