Author: Jonathan Thomas

Suspect in Aniah Blanchard Case Arrested in Florida

Ibraheem Yazeed, the man wanted in the disappearance of Aniah Blanchard, has been arrested in  Escambia County, Florida. Ibraheem Yazeed Around 11:00 p.m. Thursday night, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office got a call from U.S. Marshals to assist in an arrest on the Alabama/Florida line. The suspect fled before being apprehended. He’s is currently being held without bond in the…

State Senator Cam Ward to Run for Supreme Court

Sen. Cam Ward (R) District 14 State Senator Cam Ward has announced that he will seek the Republican nomination to serve as an Associate Justice on the Alabama Supreme Court. Ward will officially qualify on Tuesday, October 8th, the first day that the Alabama Republican Party allows candidates to file the required paperwork to run for the position. Ward serves…

Early Morning House Fire in Prattville

Early Monday morning, Prattville fire crews responded to a house fire in the 200 block of Gardenia Court.  No one was hurt and the Fire Marshall’s office is investigating the cause of the fire.   Categories: News Tags: house fire, prattville, prattville fire

Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-85

Montgomery Police say traffic is moving slowly due to a multi-vehicle crash with minor injuries on I-85 South  near the Chantilly Exit. Two lanes are closed. Drivers are encouraged use caution in the area and should consider taking an alternate route. Categories: Montgomery, News Tags: car accident, Interstate 85, montgomery, traffic

Two-Vehicle Accident in Montgomery

Officials say a car crashed into a vacant building on Madison Avenue and North Union Street Wednesday morning.  They say a school bus was also involved in the accident. Luckily, no children were on the bus and the drivers only had minor injuries. Categories: Montgomery, News Tags: maddison avenue, Montgomery Police, traffic accident

Two Men In Custody after Shooting in Elementary School Parking Lot

No Injuries Reported

Two men have been arrested after a shooting at a Montgomery elementary school. At 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Montgomery Police say two men got into a verbal altercation in a drop-off lane at Blount Elementary, at least one produced a gun and began shooting. The school was placed on lock down, no one was injured, but a car was damaged in…

Crews Working to Remove Submerged Vehicle

Crews are working to remove a vehicle submerged in water. Authorities responded to the 200 block Eugene Street in reference to a vehicle in the water. So far no injuries have been reported and it does not appear that anyone was inside. Categories: Montgomery Tags: Montgomery Police, submerged vehicle

Woman Injured in Shooting

Montgomery Police are investigating a shooting that injured a woman. Police say it happened in area of Council and Burns Street. They found a woman with a serious gunshot wound. She was taken to a hospital for treatment. So far no arrests have been made. Categories: Crime, Montgomery, News Tags: Crime, montgomery, Shooting

Man Killed in Late-Night Shooting

The Montgomery Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation following the Sunday evening shooting death of James Richardson III, 18, of Montgomery. MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 3200 block of Virginia Loop Court at about 7:45 p.m. July 21, in reference to a subject shot. There, they located Richardson III, who had sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound. He…

R.Kelly Indicted on Federal Sex Crimes

Singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago Thursday after he was indicted on 13 federal counts including sex crimes, a U.S. Attorney’s office spokesman said. Joseph Fitzpatrick said the R&B singer was taken into custody about 7 p.m. local time and was being held by federal authorities. He was arrested after a 13-count federal indictment was handed down earlier Thursday…