Author: Alabama News Network Staff

One Killed, Two Seriously Hurt in Montgomery Wreck

Montgomery police are investigating a wreck that left one person dead and two others with life-threatening injuries. Police say at around 9:50 last night, they responded to the wreck, which was near the intersection of Zelda Road and Gatsby Drive. The crash involved a Ford Mustang and a Toyota pickup. Police say the passenger in the Mustang, 19-year-old Orinthesis Whatley,…

Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – A federal judge has stopped the 2020 census from finishing at the end of September. Her order extends the once-a-decade head count of every U.S. resident for another month, through the end of October. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh’s preliminary injunction also suspends a year-end deadline for delivering the numbers needed to decide how many seats each…

Court allows public nuisance suits against 3 Alabama casinos

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The Alabama Supreme Court says judges in two rural counties were wrong to dismiss lawsuits filed by the state seeking to have three casinos declared public nuisances. The decision means the state can resume cases challenging operations at VictoryLand in Macon County and White Hall Entertainment and Southern Star Entertainment in Lowndes County. The state has…

Montgomery Man and Teen Charged with Two Counts of Attempted Murder

Montgomery police arrest two in connection to a Attempted Murder investigation. Police charge Parker Stewart, 17, and Morgan Mote, 20, both with two counts of Attempted Murder. Morgan Mote   Police say the incident occurred on September 15, around midnight in the area of Wares Ferry and Eastern Boulevard. This is an ongoing investigation. Categories: Crime, News

Montgomery Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of Child Under Age of 12

Montgomery police charge Brian Carter, Jr., 27, with Sexual Abuse of a Child less than 12. Police say the incident occurred on August 27, at about 4 a.m., in the 400 block of King Cole Drive. Carter was identified as the suspect. Police took him into custody on September 24, and then placed him in the Montgomery County Detention Facility….

President Trump Hits Battleground States in Hopes of Securing Key Voters

President Donald Trump is trying to chip away at his Democratic rival’s advantage with black and Hispanic voters during a two-day campaign swing that is ticking off boxes, both geographically and with key constituencies. Trump on Friday appealed to Hispanic voters in Florida, who could determine the election outcome in this crucial battleground state. He will also be visiting Atlanta…

Supreme Court Allows Lawsuits Against 3 Alabama Casinos to Move Forward

The Alabama Supreme Court says judges in two rural counties were wrong to dismiss lawsuits filed by the state seeking to have three casinos declared public nuisances. The decision means the state can resume cases challenging operations at VictoryLand in Macon County and White Hall Entertainment and Southern Star Entertainment in Lowndes County. The state has repeatedly attempted to shut…

Opp High School 9th and 10th Graders Returning to Campus on Mondays Starting October 19

Opp City Schools/Source: Opp City Schools Beginning October 19, Opp High School 9th and 10th graders will be back on campus on Mondays. All 9th and 10th grade traditional students will attend school three days a week instead of two. All schedules will remain the same for juniors and seniors. This new schedule (see below) will allow students to practice…