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Ted Cruz Makes Appearance In Montgomery

As part of a sweep through southern states ahead of Super Tuesday, Ted Cruz stopped by the restaurant Blackfinn in Montgomery. Cruz started the day making stops throughout Georgia, including Atlanta. From Montgomery, Cruz's next stop is in Little Rock,…

Local Celebrites to Cut a Rug For Cancer Research

Later this month Montgomery's local celebrities will put on their dancing shoes for a good cause. They are taking part in Dancing with Celebrities. The fundraiser supports the American Cancer Society's Relay for…

Clearing Up Primary Ballot Confusion

On Tuesday at the top of your ballot you will vote for president, then you are going to see a ton of names that can get a little confusing. This is where you will be voting for delegates. Say you…

Bill Clinton to Campaign on ASU Campus for Hillary Clinton

Former President Bill Clinton is coming to Montgomery this weekend to campaign for wife Hillary Clinton ahead of Tuesday presidential primary. On Saturday, February 27, President Clinton will hold a public event to get out the vote for Hillary Clinton in…

Man Arrested in Elmore Co. Home Invasion Charged with 9 Counts

Mark W. Crowe, 19, who has been charged with 9 counts as a result of Thursday morning’s Elmore County home invasion, was present for a scheduled bond hearing today. Crowe is charged with Sodomy 1st, Robbery 1st, Breaking & Entering (2 counts), Theft…

Alabama Severe Weather Sales Tax Holiday Begins Feb. 26

Alabama is no stranger to severe weather, and the Alabama Department of Revenue want you to be always be prepared for when severe weather strikes. Beginning Friday, February 26 at 12:01 AM until Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 12 midnight, the…

AG Strange Announce New Gun Permit Law

Attorney General Luther Strange announced that holders of Alabama’s Permit to Carry Pistol in Vehicle or Concealed on Person are no longer required to undergo additional background checks each time they purchase a firearm. The U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol,…

Tuskegee University and The Smithsonian Partner on Museum

The Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture will collaborate with the Tuskegee University Archives to preserve and share significant parts of the nation's Civil Rights Era with the world. A news release from Tuskegee University says…

EXTRA: What's Wrong With Alabama?

The state of Alabama has a lot going for it. We're recruiting more and more industry and unemployment is on the decline. But we're one of the worst states for education and…

Boozer Supports Amendment One for Retirement Reform

Right now, Alabama circuit clerks and judges pay a small percentage into their retirement plans, and district attorneys pay nothing into theirs. There is also no survivor benefits for their spouses. Under Amendment…

State Senate Approves General Fund Budget

The Alabama Senate has approved a lean General Fund budget that could mean cuts to Medicaid services in the state. Senators approved the$1.8 billion spending bill Thursday on a 24-10 vote, sending it to the Alabama House for consideration. The Senate-passed…

Senate Passes Bill Blocking Local Control on Minimum Wage

Alabama legislators have passed a bill that prevents cities and municipalities from setting their own minimum wage. The Alabama Senate on Thursday approved the bill 23 votes to 10, largely along party lines. GOP legislators supported the bill to push…

Aston Martin: Not building in Alabama

  The car-builder announced the decision overnight, saying the quality of the workforce in South Wales was one factor that convinced them to build there. About 750 high-salary jobs go with the plant. Construction will begin in 2017, and car…

Officer-Involved Shooting on McElvy Street in Montgomery

Montgomery Police have confirmed that an officer-involved shooting has occurred in West Montgomery around 3:30 Thursday morning.  Lt. Denise Barnes tells us  the shooting happened in the 3200 block of McElvy Street which…

Woodley Manor Nursing Home on Federal Deficiency List

Nursing homes across the country are inspected on a regular basis. Whether it's done randomly or after patient complaints, it's something that's a priority for the Alabama Department of Public Health. "We take every…

Lawmakers Talk Felons Right To Vote

Lawmakers are looking to clear up confusion about which felonies disqualify a person from voting. Alabama law states if you commit a felony involving "moral turpitude," you lose your right to…

Convicted Murderer & Sister Face Dog Fighting Charges

Montgomery siblings face felony dog fighting charges after evidence was found behind their house. 43-year old Bobby Terrell Fuller and 44-year old Latonya Jones were arrested Tuesday when investigators found their dog fighting operation. Montgomery County Sheriffs Department and Montgomery…

Bill for Alabama Lottery Debated

A Senate committee has debated a proposal to have Alabama join multi-state lottery games like Mega-Millions and Powerball. The Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee on Wednesday discussed the bill sponsored by Republican Sen. Trip Pittman of Montrose. The committee could…

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