Tuesday, August 4, 2015

West Alabama Newsroom

Last Day on the Job for Out-Going Selma Police Chief William Riley
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- The Selma Police Department is under new leadership as out-going police chief William Riley wraps up his final day on the job.

NAACP Journey For Justice March Begins in Selma
It may be 50 years since the end of the civil rights march from Montgomery to Selma, but the marching continues.

New Supermarket Coming to Thomaston in Marengo Co.
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- People who live in the small Marengo County town of Thomaston will soon be able to do their grocery shopping a lot closer to home.

Alabama Lawmaker Arrested for Shooting Ex-Wife's Tires
A state representative admits he shot out the tires on his ex-wife's car, but says he plans to plead not guilty to domestic violence charges.

Back to School Events and School Supplies Giveaways in Dallas Co.
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Students in Selma and Dallas County are getting ready to head back-to-school -- and several area groups are helping to make sure students are ready.

Wilcox Co. DA Hosts Gang Training Seminar in Camden
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Law enforcement officers from agencies across West Alabama were in Camden Wednesday getting some valuable training on how to identify and deal with gangs.

Two More Arrests Made in Fatal Drive-By Shooting in Selma
Selma police say they've arrested two more people in a drive-by shooting that left one man dead and two others injured.

Fatal Hit and Run Under Investigation in Dallas Co.
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- ALEA state troopers are investigating a fatal hit and run in Dallas County.

Marine Police Recovers Missing Woman from the Black Warrior River
Alabama Marine Police have recovered the body of a missing woman from the Black Warrior river in Demopolis.

Suspect in Selma Triple Shooting Facing Capital Murder Charge
From the West Alabama Newsroom-- Selma Police make an arrest in the city's latest murder.