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Christmas on the Coosa 2018 Draws Many to Downtown Wetumpka
The Christmas on the Coosa’s parade and a day’s worth of other activities get people in the Christmas spirit. “It’s just so much fun, the town all comes out and it’s just a happy,happy celebration that we enjoy every year,” says Jenny Bailey.
Wetumpka man charged with rape, sodomy
A Wetumpka man was recently arrested and charged with numerous sex offenses by two local law enforcement agencies. Qterriace Doormise Jackson, 32, who lists an address on Marshall Street, was charged with one count of first-degree rape and one count of first-degree sodomy by the Wetumpka Police Depa
Car crashes into Montgomery home Sunday morning
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Everyone is okay after a car crashed into a Montgomery home Sunday morning. According to Montgomery Fire/Rescue, units responded to the vehicle vs. house on Perry Hill Road. MFR advised, “through nothing short of a miracle,” neither the homeowners nor the driver of the vehicl
Roads closing this week on University of Alabama campus
Sections of Paul W. Bryant Drive, University Boulevard and Seventh Avenue on the University of Alabama campus will close this week as work begins on construction projects during the winter break.
Woman charged with reckless murder set for trial
The jury trial for a local woman charged with reckless murder is scheduled to take place almost a year after a fatal collision that claimed the life of her 9-year-old daughter.
“National Lampoon” house inspires laughter, fun
A Wetumpka house with decorations based on a popular Christmas comedy film is gaining attention throughout the river region. Homeowners Wynn and Tina Sanford, who identify themselves as big fans of “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” said this is the second year for them to decorate their River
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Wetumpka man arrested with 28 pounds of meth in routine traffic stop in Troup Co.
TROUP COUNTY, GA (WTVM) - A central Alabama man was arrested with a large amount of methamphetamine in his vehicle after being pulled over in a routine traffic stop. At approximately 7:45 a.m. on Dec. 6, a deputy with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office noticed a 2002 GMC Sierra pickup traveling on I-
Armed robbery suspect wanted by sheriff’s office
HOPE HULL, AL (WSFA) - The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect wanted in connection to an armed robbery of a convenience store. According to MCSO, the incident happened shortly after midnight Saturday. The suspect robbed a convenience store in the 7100 lock of Mobile Highway.
Teen charged with attempted rape at Prattville High School
Prattville police have arrested an 18-year-old in connection with an alleged sexual assault at Prattville High School after school hours on Thursday, police said in a news release.
Camellia Bowl 2018, Georgia Southern vs. Eastern Michigan: Where, when, and team info
The game in Montgomery kicks off Saturday. Eastern Michigan and Georgia Southern will face off in Saturday afternoon’s Camellia Bowl. The matchup joins four other bowls in kicking off college football’s first bowl weekend of 2018. Nine-win Georgia Southern enters this one as a 3-point favorite over
Teens as young as 14 arrested in Millbrook home invasion
MILLBROOK — Three boys have been arrested in connection with a Millbrook home invasion. Two 15-year-old and a 14-year-old are charged with four counts of robbery, four counts of kidnapping and one count of burglary each, said Police Chief P.K. Johnson. Their names were not released due to their age.
Update: Arrest Made in Woman’s Shooting Death in Montgomery
Montgomery police say they’ve made an arrest in the death of a woman who was shot on South Court Street. Police say they’ve charged 19-year-old Beontre Sanders with murder in the death of 19-year-old Shontell Samuel. Sanders is being held on a $150,000 bond.
Jalen Hurts draws standing ovation at Alabama graduation (Video)
It’s highly unlikely that Jalen Hurts will be starting under center for the Crimson Tide in their College Football Playoff game against Oklahoma, now that Tua Tagovailoa has been practicing and appears to be getting healthy, but he’s still provided the team with plenty of big-time throws and strong
Man guilty of manslaughter in Montgomery stabbing
A Montgomery County jury found a man accused of fatally stabbing a woman to death while they were riding in a car guilty of manslaughter this week, according to the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office.
Alabama attorney general taking over case of black man killed by police officer
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The investigation of the fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer inside Alabama's largest shopping mall is now in the hands of the state attorney general, he announced Thursday.
Montgomery man charged in South Court Street fatal shooting
Montgomery police have arrested a man in the shooting death of 19-year-old Shontell Samuel on South Court Street Thursday afternoon. Beontre Cashard Sanders, 19, was charged with intentional murder in the death of Samuel. According to court record, the two lived at the same address.
Man found guilty in 2015 Thanksgiving killing of Montgomery couple
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A Montgomery jury has found Steven Varnado guilty in the 2015 Thanksgiving killing of a Montgomery couple. A jury found Varnado, 28, guilty of three counts of capital murder and two counts of intentional murder in the shooting deaths of Anthony Packer, 34, and Sherika Huffman
Elmore County Player of the Week: E.J. Rogers shines in return to the court
Wetumpka senior E.J. Rogers did not have much time to recover from his team’s loss to Saraland in the state semifinals. Four days after playing on both sides of the ball on the football field, Rogers took to the basketball court for the first time this season last Tuesday.
Woman dead after South Court Street shooting
A woman was fatally shot on South Court Street on Thursday afternoon, according to Montgomery Police Department. The shooting took place just after 2 p.m. in the 1500 block of South Court Street, two blocks south of the Governor's Mansion and a block north of Lanier High School. The woman was pronou