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Autistic Man Reported Missing in Prattville

UPDATE: Prattville police tell Alabama News Network that Shelton has been found safe in Montgomery and is being taken back to Prattville. Original story: Noah Richard Shelton has been reported missing from Lawrence Street in Prattville. Shelton is autistic and…

Montgomery County Arrests: November 13-19

Here are the arrests for Montgomery County for dates November 13th through November 19th, 2017. A suspect is presumed to be innocent until being found guilty in a court of law.  

Fourth Annual Magical Christmas Toy Drive Is Underway

Alabama News Network has launched its fourth annual Magical Christmas Toy Drive to benefit The Salvation Army in Montgomery. From now through Dec. 15, you can help us make a child's Christmas brighter here in our area. Last year's event…

Georgia Dome Implosion Leaves Behind Dust and Memories

One of the nation's largest domed stadiums has been reduced to rubble in downtown Atlanta. The Georgia Dome was imploded with nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives this morning. Alabama and Auburn football fans will remember many historic games inside the…

MPD Launches Homicide Investigation

The Montgomery Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation following the Thursday evening shooting death of Justin Adams, 21, who was killed when a verbal dispute led to violence. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 1200 block of Forest…

Draper Prison to Close in the Near Future

The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) says that Draper Prison will be closed in the near future. ADOC assures that all Draper employees will be reassigned, and none will lose his or her job. They also assured that all employees…

MPS School Board Brainstorms ways to Cut Costs

The Montgomery County Board of Education met Wednesday night to brainstorm ways to cut the budget. The board needs to cut about 5 million dollars from the current budget. They came up with ideas such as consolidating schools, MPS office…

Alabama GOP Gets Increasing Heat About Moore

Washington Republicans are tightening pressure on Alabama's GOP to keep a defiant Roy Moore from being elected to the Senate next month. Many are voicing hope that President Donald Trump could use his clout to resolve a problem that Republicans…

Alabama now #1 in Playoff Rankings; Auburn #6

Alabama is the new No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings, with Clemson up to No. 2 and Miami and Oklahoma joining the top four for the first time. Wisconsin was fifth and Auburn was up to sixth in…

Long-time Lawmaker Will Not Seek Re-Election

A longtime Democratic state lawmaker in Alabama will not seek re-election. AL.com reports that State Rep. Richard Lindsey, D-Centre, announced Monday that he won't run for another term in the House of Representatives next year. Lindsey has served in the…

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