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Chairman: Impeachment Should Be 'Resolved' This Spring

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he expects the House of Representatives will vote on whether to impeach Gov. Robert Bentley sometime this spring. Chairman Mike Jones on Wednesday gave an update to committee members who will recommend…

AUM Hires Alumna Jessie Rosa to Lead Athletics Department

Auburn University at Montgomery Chancellor Carl A. Stockton has named Jessie Rosa Director of Athletics, effective March 1, 2017. Rosa previously served as the department's Associate Athletics Director and Senior Woman Administrator (SWA). She has served as interim AD since…

Hammon Resigns as House Majority Leader

The long-time Republican majority leader in the House of Representative has stepped down a week after surviving a confidence vote. Republican Rep. Micky Hammon of Decatur announced Wednesday that he was stepping down as majority leader. He will continue to…

Alabama Senate Panel OKs Bill Limiting Same-Sex Adoptions

An Alabama Senate committee has advanced a bill to let faith-based adoption agencies, including those that care for state foster children, turn away gay couples on religious grounds. The Senate Health Committee on Wednesday voted 6-1 for the legislation that…

Senator: Selma wants $23,000 for Bridge Crossing Services

A state senator who founded Selma's annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee says the city is demanding more than $23,000 for police and city services for the event. Sen. Hank Sanders on Wednesday criticized the request as an attempt to end an…

Prosecutors Oppose Relocating Officer's Murder Trial

Prosecutors say the murder trial of an Alabama police officer should be held in the capital. The district attorney's office filed a motion Tuesday opposing a defense request to move Officer Aaron Smith's trial out of Montgomery. Prosecutors say there's…

Tuskegee Police Look for Capital Murder Suspect

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…

Montgomery Man in Wheelchair Fatally Struck by SUV

On Wednesday, February 15, at about 4:30 p.m., Montgomery Police and Fire Medics responded to Southlawn Drive at Greensboro Drive in reference to an adult male in a wheelchair being struck by a motor vehicle. The victim, Gerald Goodwin, 55,…

"A Living Hope" Update

For the past three months, Rhonda Adair has been in the fight of her life. With a four year old and 3 month old by her side, she has been getting treatment at MD…

ASU Looking to Fill Final Two Board of Trustees Vacant Spots

The Nominating Committee for the Alabama State University Board of Trustees (BOT) is accepting applications for a vacancy for its District-5 and its  Nation-at-Large BOT seats. The candidates for the BOT Congressional District-5 seat should reside in one of the following…

Residents Weigh in on the State of Montgomery Restaurants

Carrabba's Italian Grill is another one of many restaurants to close on Eastern Boulevard. It joins Hooters, Macaroni Grill, and Wow Wings Sports Café on the list of failed Montgomery restaurants. Just across the road from the failed Wow Wings…

Boy Scouts Compete For "Best In Frontier District" Title

A Boy Scout Camporee is underway this weekend at Cooter's Pond in Prattville. Ten Boy Scout troops are competing in the Camporee to claim a title of "Best in the Frontier District." That includes Autauga, Chilton and Elmore counties. The…

Inmate Killed In Elmore County Correctional Facility

An Elmore County inmate is dead after being assaulted behind bars. The Alabama Department of Corrections is investigating the death of an inmate who was a victim of an inmate assault at a state correctional facility on Thursday. Prison officials…

Health Department Recommends Alabamians Get Flu Shots

The state health department is reminding Alabamians to get their flu shots. The Alabama Department of Public Health said Thursday that the state is experiencing a spike in influenza-like illnesses this winter. A department statement said vaccines can lower the…

Footprints Ministry Holds First 'Mom Prom'

It was a night to remember for sure as mom's came out with their sons dressed to the nines... For a date on the dance floor. A DJ played all their favorite songs as they danced the night away. "I'm…

Lawmakers Debate Monument Preservation Act

Senator Gerald Allen is once again bringing his Monument Preservation Act to the state house. The bill would prevent monuments over than 50 years old on public land from being removed. But the bill also covers building and street names,…

Former Alabama Running Back Arrested

26-year-old Trenton Jamond Richardson has been arrested and transported to the Hoover City Jail. He is charged with 3rd Degree Domestic Violence. On Thursday, February 16, the Hoover 911 Center received a call about a possible domestic disturbance that was occurring…

Single Vehicle Crash Claims the Life of an Opelika Man

A single-vehicle crash at 7:19 a.m. today, Feb. 17, has claimed the life of an Opelika man. Denver Trimone Phillips Jr., 23, was killed when the 2011 Kia Rio he was driving left the roadway and overturned. Phillips, who was not…

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