Author: Jonathan Thomas

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, dies at 95

FILE – In this April 4, 2016 file photo, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt attend the premiere of “Nothing Left Unsaid” at the Time Warner Center in New York. Vanderbilt, the “poor little rich girl” heiress at the center of a scandalous custody battle of the 1930s and the designer jeans queen of the 1970s and ’80s, died…

Husband Charged in Elmore’s 1st Murder of 2019

  Source: Elmore County Jail The Elmore Co. Sheriff’s Office is investigating the first murder of 2019 in Elmore. 51-year-old Willie Reeves has been charged with shooting-and-killing his 52-year-old wife Andrea. Officials say the shooting was Sunday night in the 300 block of Lucky Town Loop, where a party went into the night. Police say during the party, guests discovered…

Actress and Singer Doris Day Dead at 97

Doris Day, whose wholesome screen presence stood for a time of innocence in ’60s films, has died, her foundation says. She was 97. The Doris Day Animal Foundation confirmed Day died early Monday at her Carmel Valley, California, home. The foundation says in an emailed statement she was surrounded by close friends and “had been in excellent physical health for…

Montgomery Fire Investigating Hotel Fire

Montgomery Fire officials are investigating a fire at the Governor’s House Hotel. The vacant hotel went up in flames just after 1:00 a.m. Friday morning. Firefighters were able to control the fire, but the building was heavily damaged. So far, no injuries were reported. Categories: Montgomery, News Tags: Hotel, montgomery, montgomery fire

State Representative Dimitri Polizos Passes Away

The Alabama House of Representatives has confirmed that Montgomery’s state representative Dimitri Polizos (R) passed away Wednesday morning.  Polizos was most known as the owner of several restaurants in the River Region. Polizos entered politics in 2004 by serving as a Montgomery County commissioner. Polizos would go on to win the District 74 seat in a special election in December…

Lee County Tornado Victims Identified

Victims Range In Ages 6-89

Today, The Lee County coroner’s office released the names of the 23 victims of Sunday’s EF-4 tornado. Armando “AJ” Hernandez- 6 Charlotte Ann Miler- 59 David Dean- 53 Emmanuel Jones- 53 Eric Jamal Stenson- 38 Felicia Woodall- 22 Florel Tate Stenson- 63 Henry Lewis Stenson- 65 Irma Gomez-Moran- 41 James Henry Tate- 86 Jimmy Lee Jones- 89 Jonathan Marquez Bowen-…

Deadly Wreck on Troy Hwy.

  Montgomery Police say a car accident has left one person dead. The accident occurred Thursday night on Troy Highway at Plaza Drive and involved a pick-up truck and a SUV. The driver of the SUV died at the scene and the three people in the pick-up truck had minor injuries. The cause of the crash is still under investigation….

Breaking News Update: Escaped Inmate Recaptured

Jimmy Lee Hill Escaped inmate, 47-year-old Jimmy Lee Hill, has been recaptured. Hill escaped from the Red Eagle Work Center in Montgomery on Saturday, December 22nd. Hill surrendered to U.S. Marshall’s without incident Sunday evening in Enterprise, Alabama. Hill was serving a life sentence after stabbing a woman to death in Jefferson County. Categories: Crime, Montgomery, News Tags: Crime, prison escapee,…

Multi-Vehicle Accident closes I-85

1/5IMG_4696 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5IMG_4692 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5IMG_4693 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5IMG_4694 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5IMG_46951 Show Caption Hide Caption  The southbound lanes of I-85 are closed after several vehicles were involved in an accident with a semi-truck. The crash occurred near the Waugh exit just after 8:00 this morning. Police are directing traffic to…

Fatal Accident on I-85 South

State troopers are on the scene to investigate a deadly multi-car accident in the south bound lane of Interstate 85 near the Waugh Exit.  Two people have been killed in this crash and one of the south bound lanes has been re-opened. Stay with Alabama News Network for more information. Categories: Montgomery, News Tags: Alabama State Troopers, car accident, Interstate…