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Two Arrested in drug and sex trade

TALLAPOOSA CO-- According to the Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force,  a search warrant was issued at a mobile home park off Dadeville Road in Alexander City today. During the search, investigators seized several grams of marijuana. The search warrant…

Discussing the Future of Charter Schools

School may be out. But that does not stop the conversation on education - particularly with charter schools. "The charter school movement is starting in Montgomery with Lead Academy this Fall and we…

Inmate Stabbed to Death at State Prison in Atmore

The Alabama Department of Corrections says an inmate at the Fountain Correctional Facility in Atmore has been stabbed to death. Prison officials say correctional officers found Jeremy Reshad Bailey, 29, inside a housing area suffering from a stab wound late Saturday afternoon. …

Fathers Enjoy Special Day with Family

It's Father's Day. For many dads, that means spending some well-deserved time with their children and families. "I woke up and got the best Father's Day present I ever have gotten," father of five kids…

Alabama Orders 'Chemical Castration' of Some Child Molesters

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama will require some sex offenders whose crimes involve children to take chemical castration medication during parole, a requirement that has prompted some legal concerns and appears to be rarely used in some states that allow…

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to Attend Paris Air Show

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is taking a state delegation to the upcoming Paris Air Show. The Alabama delegation includes economic development specialists, elected officials, university representatives and others attending the aerospace industry event. Ivey's office said…

Auburn Man Killed in Early Morning Crash

A two-vehicle crash has claimed the life of an Auburn man. According to ALEA Cpl. Jess Thornton, James Wilson Nunn, 56, was killed when the 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee he was driving was struck by a 2000 Sterling tractor-trailer. Nunn was…

MPD: 1 Man Arrested , Charged With Killing Grandmother

One man was arrested after allegedly killing his 79-year-old grandmother on Saturday. According to Sergeant Jarrett Williams with the Montgomery Police department, officers responded to the 3900 Block of Gateway Court for a welfare check around 11:30 am. Once on…

Inaugural Hispanic Community Fair

Hispanic Outreach Leadership and Action is the first organization in the river region focused on serving the Hispanic community. Today the organization sponsored a Hispanic Community Fair. There were food vendors,music, and dancing. More importantly there were non-profits on hand…

Alabama is Getting 3 New License Plates, Redesigning Others

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Three new Alabama license plates are coming online next month. The Alabama Department of Revenue says plates for Colon Cancer Awareness, Prostate Cancer Research and Thank a Lineman have exceeded the minimum number of pre-commitments and…

Alabama Governor Approves Anti-Voyeurism Bill

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed an anti-voyeurism bill. The legislation signed Tuesday outlaws "upskirting." That's when a photo is taken up a women's skirt or blouse without her consent. The bill sponsored by Republican state…

4 Arrested in Lee County Drug Raid

Four people have been arrested after an early-morning drug bust in Lee County. The Lee County SWAT team executed a search warrant in the 4000 block of Lee Road 175 in Salem as a result of a multijurisdictional state and federal investigation…

CDC Director Visits Montgomery to Address HIV Epidemic

Doctor Robert Redfield, the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Alabama officials say, 1 out of 6 people in Alabama who do not know they are infected with HIV. "If we could actually get everybody in the state…

Staying Safe on the Coosa River

Spanning 7 miles through the town of Wetumpka, the Coosa river is a go to destination for swimmers, kayakers, and fishermen. There are precautions to take when enjoying this natural beauty. The river can have strong currents at times and…

What is the Anti-Road Rage Act?

How many times have you seen a car lingering in the left lane for more than a mile? Chief deputy Kevin Murphy, with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office says habits like that…

Lessons Learned from Lee County Tornado

Emergency officials from across the state have been in Prattville for three days for the 2019 Alabama Disaster Preparedness Conference. Today, one of the topics discussed was what can be learned from…

Re-paving To Begin on Zelda Road in Montgomery

To see upcoming re-paving projects in Montgomery Click Here. Starting Monday June, 17 a repaving project will begin on Zelda Rd. in Montgomery. Crews are already on site cleaning and preparing the busy Montgomery…

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