Charges have been filed against a woman who hit and killed a construction worker last week. Kelly Nicole Dingler of Deatsville has been charged with Driving Under the Influence and Manslaughter. Police say Dingler killed 55-year-old Larue Brandy last week… continue reading ›
Stefanie Hicks, News Anchor
Stefanie Hicks joined CBS 8 in July 2004 and co-anchors Alabama News Network at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. She also features good things happening across the River Region in What’s Right With Your Community.
Stefanie is a native of Enterprise, Alabama. She is a graduate of Troy University, and began her television career as a reporter at WTVY-TV in Dothan, Alabama. She then took over as the anchor of the morning newscast, WTVY News 4 This Morning, before coming to Montgomery.
Stefanie served as co-host of the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon and the Children’s Miracle Network Telethon for many years. In 2004, Stefanie was a top 5 finalist in QVC’s “America’s Host Search”. She has served as a volunteer at the Hugh O’Brian Youth leadership seminar, and in the “Mentoring Matters” year-long program at Seth Johnson Elementary School. Stefanie is involved with Emerge Montgomery as a member of the Torchbearer’s Leadership Class (Class II), was a representative at the 2011 Alabama Leadership Initiative, and served on the Mayoral Young Professional’s Council. She was a member of the advisory council for the 2016 Alabama Leadership Conference, where she also served as a panel moderator. Stefanie is a member of the Board of Directors for the Brooks-Sellers One Place Family Justice Center and the Landmarks Foundation of Montgomery.
When Stefanie is not working she enjoys reading, travelling, spoiling her niece and nephews, and spending as much time as possible at a nearby lake!
Stefanie is also the winner of an Alabama Associated Press Award for Best News Anchor.
A Millbrook man is charged with domestic violence assault after a shooting Monday morning. Authorities say they were called to a disturbance in the 1800 block of Alabama River Parkway. Both the suspect, 42-year-Michael Cleary, and the victim were shot. Cleary… continue reading ›
The Alabama Senate has passed a bill requiring driver's license offices in the state to open at least one day a week. The measure passed 21-3 Tuesday. Sen. Hank Sanders of Selma sponsored the legislation. He says it will help… continue reading ›
Alabama lawmakers have introduced a dramatically scaled-back prison construction plan that shifts part of the financial burden to local communities who want the facilities. Republican Sen. Cam Ward on Tuesday filed a new version of the plan that would authorize… continue reading ›
Last year ride sharing company Uber set up shop in Montgomery. Now, Uber could be getting some competition. The Montgomery City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the transportation network company permit for ride sharing company Lyft. The San Fransisco based company… continue reading ›
The Alabama Senate has approved a bill that would do away with the requirement for probate judges to sign marriage licenses. The bill comes as a few probate judges in the state continue to refuse to issue marriage licenses to… continue reading ›
Attorney General Jeff Sessions had two conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States during the presidential campaign. The Justice Department said Wednesday night that the two conversations took place last year when Sessions was a senator. One was… continue reading ›
Alabama lawmakers have voted to create a commission that could move judge positions to areas with crowded court dockets and rapidly growing populations. The Alabama House of Representatives voted 77-15 Tuesday for the bill. It now goes to Gov. Robert… continue reading ›
CrimeStoppers needs your help finding a man wanted on multiple charges, including capital murder. Tuskegee police are looking for Michael Norris on attempted murder and capital murder charges. They say he shot 19-year-old Kentavious McDaniel. Norris also goes by the… continue reading ›