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i-Team: ASU Interpretive Center Update

1/3asu interpretive update3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3asu interpretive update2 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3asu interpretive update Show Caption Hide Caption The U.S.Park Service operates three interpretive centers along the route of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery March. There’s one in Selma and another on Highway 80 in Lowndes County. Now the third and last building is complete on the…

i-TEAM: Trooper Shortage

If you drive Alabama’s roads, it’s hard not to notice who you don’t see much of: Alabama state troopers. You can drive for at least an hour in any direction without ever seeing one. It could be because they’re hiding, but most likely, it’s because there aren’t enough of them. Alabama only has 243 troopers on the job. That’s among…

i-Team: “Pike Road Report Card”

The Pike Road School will begin its third year in August with the same crowded classrooms they’ve had from the start. They’ve had to hire a new superintendent to replace one who’s leaving after two school years. Tim Lennox has an Alabama News Network i-Team  investigation into the Montgomery area’s newest school system. We call it “Pike Road Report Card”….

i-Team: Who Killed Shannon Paulk? Part 1 & 2

Nearly 16 years ago, the City of Prattville was shaken by a tragic crime, when a little girl went missing. The little girl was later found murdered. 11-year old Shannon Paulk went outside to play one day and was never seen alive again. Today, authorities are still searching for her killer. Alabama news Network anchor, Olivia Deas looks into what…

Following i-Team Investigation: AG Investigation into ASU Closed

Following the recent airing of our i-Team investigation; Where is the ASU audit?, the Alabama Attorney General’s office has announced the investigation into alleged wrongdoing at alabama state university has been closed. Former Governor Robert Bentley called for the investigation following the 2013 release of a preliminary audit report… Which outlined alleged wrongdoing by three of the university’s former board…

i-Team: Where is the ASU Audit?

Like many controversial issues involving Alabama politics, fiction can’t beat the facts fueling the issue itself. The alleged affair between former governor Robert Bentley and his aid Rebekah Mason is a prime example. The scandal and eventually resulted in the Bentley’s resignation. Long before the alleged affair, there was another cloud hanging over the Bentley Administration: the financial audit of…

i-Team: Is Alabama Emergency Ready?

  Are you ready in case of disaster? Emergency Officials are constantly asking citizens that question. So, following the devastating and deadly Gatlinburg, Tennessee fire late last year, Alabama News Network asked the state’s emergency response officials if they’re ready to handle a non-weather related major emergency. It’s a pertinent question because a lot of people visiting Gatlinburg at the…

Landing the F-35

We’ve been telling you for months that Montgomery is a finalist for the fifth generation F-35 Fighter Jet at the Air National Guard. Olivia Deas took a ride in the current jet, the F-16. She looks into what it will take for Montgomery to “Land the F-35”.

i-Team: Montgomery Water Works

1/3IMG_0002[2] Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3IMG_0023[1] Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3IMG_0007[1] Show Caption Hide Caption Most big utilities in the Montgomery area are regulated by The Alabama Public Service Commission. The Montgomery Water and Sewer Works are an exception. Their board makes decision independent of any state oversight. Some customers say that makes the monopoly operation less interested in customer…

iTeam: “Montgomery Rising?” Part 4

In the final installation of Montgomery Rising, reporter Andrew James takes the findings to local leaders who have the power to make changes in the community. Whether it’s problems with the city’s image, public schools, or attractiveness to millennials, hear what solutions Envision 2020 Executive Director Lynn Beshear, School Board President Melissa Snowden and Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange propose to…