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Escaped Inmate Recaptured

Inmate Edward Paul Powell,  escaped from Red Eagle Work Center at approximately 2:45 a.m.. Red Eagle Work Center is located in Montgomery, Alabama in Montgomery County. Powell was recaptured late this afternoon in Dothan. Powell was serving a 20-year sentence for second degree property theft in 2011 in Houston County. Powell will also face charges for the escape. Categories: Crime,…

Historic Film Is Getting a Special Marker In Auburn

A piece of cinematic history is getting a special marker in Auburn. A historic marker will be erected in honor of a train featured in the film “Fried Green Tomatoes” that traveled through Auburn for 45 years. The crescent passenger train featured in the film “Fried Green Tomatoes” traveled through Auburn for 45 years. This will be the first marker…

Pike Road Church Gives Back to Louisiana Flood Victims

Flood waters are continuing to recede across Louisiana, but clean up efforts are only now getting underway. FEMA says the number of people who have registered for assistance in the 20 affected parishes has jumped to more than 103,000. That number is a total the agency hasn’t seen since Hurricane Sandy in 2012. 40,000 homes were damaged and the water…

One Dead After I-65 Wreck Near Greenville

One person is dead after a crash on I-65 near mile marker 128. Greenville Police say a pickup truck was travelling southbound on the interstate when it was involved in a single vehicle crash around 10:00 am. The passenger was killed as a result, but the driver was taken to Stablers Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Both people in the car…

I-85 Crash Leaves One Dead In Montgomery

One person is dead after a crash on I-85 Saturday. Montgomery Police and Fire were called out to a single car accident on I-85 southbound between Forest Ave. and Union St. One person died as a result of the accident. The investigation is still ongoing at this time. Categories: Montgomery Metro

Future Forecasters Come to Alabama News Network

Future Forecasters Audition Future Forecasters Audition Future Forecasters Auditino The next generation of meteorologists were here this morning getting ready for their debut this year! Our weather team was at the station holding auditions for our future forecasters. Every year we have kids from ages 7 through 12 try out to do the weather on our morning show. We had…

Maxwell Air Force Base Class 1608 Gives Back

Over 200-hundred cadets from Maxwell Air Force base spent saturday morning serving at area schools. The cadets are part of Class 1608 at the base. They participated in community service projects at 6 locations. Many of the cadets helped at a Montgomery Arboretum, trimming vines and cutting down trees. Cadets say say it’s important for the community to know that they enjoy giving…

Buckmaster Expo in Montgomery all weekend

The Buckmasters Expo is in Montgomery this weekend at the convention center. People from across the country are here for the event. Jackie Bushman says this is the event for all outdoorsmen. “If you’re an outdoorsman, this is the place to be,” he said. One family from Mobile say they make the trip to the Capital City every year for the…

Uber at the Montgomery Regional Airport

It’s official, the Montgomery Regional Airport is now Uber friendly. The agreement was reached Friday after the airport submitted a proposal to Uber back in May. Before the agreement was reached, Uber drivers could drop people off at the airport but couldn’t pick them up. Officials with the airport say this is an important step in improving the experience for passengers….

Report: Unemployment in Selma Highest Among Cities in Alabama

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A new unemployment report lists Selma as the city with the worst unemployment rate in the state. Could that have an impact on the upcoming city elections? New Alabama Department of Labor statistics for July of 2016 — have the unemployment rate for Selma at 11.4 percent. This comes just as people are getting ready…