Taking Action Against Crime

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…

MPD Cautions Against Roadway Fundraising

The Montgomery Police Department has issued a reminder to the public that it is illegal for pedestrians to solicit motorists for donations, for a ride, or to conduct roadside fundraising under Alabama state law. According to Police Chief Ernest Finley,…

Murder Suspect Turns Himself In, Charged with Murder

The Montgomery Police Department has arrested a Montgomery man in the stabbing death of George Tucker, 41, who was fatally wounded Friday, March 16, during a verbal dispute over a woman known to both men. MPD charged Jermaine Hoston, 24,…

Montgomery Woman Identified, Charged as Gantry Drive Shooter

Montgomery police have charged Asia Lawson, 24, in reference to a shooting into an unoccupied vehicle incident, that occurred on the night of March 17th, in the 5500 block of Gantry Drive. The initial investigation indicates the shooting stemmed from an…

Alabama Court Overturns Death Sentence

An Alabama appeals court has overturned the death sentence of a man convicted of killing a school teacher in 2011. The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals on Friday reversed the death sentence that 29-year-old Jovon Dwayne Gaston received for his…

Boaz Woman Charged With Drugging Child Before School

Authorities say an Alabama woman is charged with drugging a 5-year-old boy before dropping him off at school. The Etowah County Sheriff's Department says 41-year-old Margaret Ann Elchin of Boaz was arrested on a felony charge of aggravated child abuse.…

Stabbing Leads to Death of Montgomery Man

The Montgomery Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation following the early morning stabbing death of George Tucker, 41, of Montgomery. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 2600 block of Endicott Drive shortly after midnight in reference to a…

Husband of Online Exhibitionist Indicted In Killing

The husband of a suburban mom who lived a double life as an online exhibitionist has been indicted in her death. A court document filed Thursday shows 44-year-old William Jeffrey West is charged with murder in the slaying of Kathleen…

Prattville Police Searching for Vehicle Burglar Suspect

Prattville Investigators advise that on February 1, 2018 the victim parked her vehicle in a parking lot located in the 600 block of McQueen Smith Road and entered a physical therapy business. When she returned to her vehicle, her purse…

MPD Investigating Fatal Crash Involving Pedestrian

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating a fatal crash following the death of a pedestrian who was struck and injured last week in the 900 block of West South Boulevard. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the scene at about…

MPD Conducting Homicide Investigation

The Montgomery Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation following the death of Chauncey Blackburn, 18, of Montgomery who died from injuries he sustained in a Feb. 24, 2018, shooting. Blackburn was pronounced dead early this morning at Baptist Medical…

Alabama House Committee Approves Nitrogen Execution

Alabama moved closer to allowing death row inmates to be executed with nitrogen gas, a method that has never been used to execute someone. The House Judiciary Committee approved the bill Wednesday. It now moves to the full House of…

Daycare Worker Convicted for Electronic Solicitation of a Minor

Attorney General Steve Marshall announced that the office manager of a Montgomery daycare center has been convicted for electronic solicitation of a child. Deggi Hardwick, 34, pleaded guilty this morning in Montgomery County Circuit Court to the class B felony.…

Arrest Made in Christmas Eve Zelda Road Armed Robbery

CrimeStoppers recently discovered an unclaimed reward for information that led to the identification and arrest of Rodney Jones in reference to a 2017 Robbery Investigation. The U. S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force took Jones into custody on Wednesday, January 31,…

Suspect Convicted for September 2016 Carjacking

CrimeStoppers recently discovered an unclaimed reward for information that led to the identification of two suspects involved in a 2016 Carjacking Investigation. The tip was received on September 23; one day after CrimeStoppers released video of the suspects. Crimestoppers normally…

Elderly Woman Killed In Car Accident

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating a Friday afternoon motor vehicle crash that resulted in one fatality.    On Friday, March 3, 2018, at about 2 p.m., Montgomery Police and Fire Medics responded to McLemore Drive near Wares Ferry Road in reference to a three-vehicle crash involving a 2007 Ford Edge, a 2010 Chevrolet Equinox and a 2004 Honda Accord. The driver…

Reward Offered In January 22 Homicide Investigation

On Monday, January 22, 2018 at 2:12 am, Montgomery Patrol Units responded to the area of East South Boulevard near Woodley Road in reference to two subjects shot. At the scene, Officers located a vehicle that had run into a…

Troy Officers Not Indicted In Teen Beating Case

 An Alabama special prosecutor says police officers investigated for their roles in an encounter that seriously injured a teenager won't be criminally charged. District Attorney Michael Jackson told AL.com on Thursday that a grand jury met this week in Pike…

Possible Evidence Found in 1988 Alabama Disappearance

Authorities say a new search has turned up potential evidence in the case of an Alabama woman who disappeared three decades ago. News outlets reported Thursday that Elmore County District Attorney Randall Houston says searchers found the potential evidence connected…

Montgomery Police Searching for Robbery Suspects

  On January 12, 2018 at 8:11 pm, two unknown males entered a fast food restaurant in the 4400 block of Troy Highway. The two males approached the counter and demanded all of the money from inside the register. The…

Doctor and Nurse Indicted for Participating in "Pill Mill"

On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, a physician and nurse were arrested after being indicted in the ongoing investigation and prosecution of a “pill mill” being operated out of a Montgomery, Alabama medical office. The two new defendants in this case…

Features

The Morning Pledge

Golden Apple

Positively Alabama

What’s Right with Your Community

Faith Matters

TV Schedule