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Runoff Election Preview on Big Races

Several big offices are at stake as the runoff elections get underway Tuesday. When it comes to the L. Governor's race between Twinkle Cavanaugh and Will Ainsworth, Steve Flowers says Cavanaugh is the most likely winner. "Our area of the…

2018 SEC Media Days Underway in Atlanta

SEC Media Days is underway this week in Atlanta.  It's the first time since 1985 that SEC Media Days hasn't been held in the Birmingham area. SEC Media Days runs July 16-19 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. The…

Speeders Beware Starting Monday!!!

Alabama joins other states in a week-long speed enforcement operation beginning Monday. "Operation Southern Shield" will run through Sunday, July 22. Law enforcement in Georgia and Alabama will join Florida, Tennessee and South Carolina in pulling over drivers who are…

Camp Smile-A-Mile Brings Local Families Together

About 100 Montgomery area pediatric cancer patients, survivors and their families were at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts this afternoon.The visit was hosted by the non-profit organization Camp Smile-A-Mile, which provides support for cancer patients and their families. Lunch…

U.N. Report on Poverty In Alabama and Elsewhere.

BERLIN (AP) - A human rights expert criticized the United States on Friday for failing to tackle poverty and giving tax cuts to the wealthy - comments that came only days after Washington quit…

GOP Runoff for Attorney General

AP-AL--Attorney General's Race Marshall returns to campaign in heated AG race with King MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and former Attorney General Troy King are making their final pitches to voters ahead of Tuesday's Republican runoff.…

Three Tuskegee Men Arrested on Federal Drug Charges

Three suspected cocaine traffickers made their initial appearance in federal court Thursday and are facing charges of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance, announced United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. Jose Ocampo-Gonzalez, 49, Kristopher Kashif Baker, 32, and Robert…

MPD Working Double Shooting at Strip Mall

Montgomery police are investigating a double shooting that happened at a strip mall  at the corner of Ann and Chestnut Streets. The shooting happened Thursday evening just before 7 o'clock. Police say there…

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit by AG Marshall's Challenger

A Montgomery judge has swiftly dismissed challenger Troy King's lawsuit against Attorney General Steve Marshall over contributions he received from the Republican Attorneys General Association. Circuit Judge James Anderson on Thursday denied King's request for a restraining order against Marshall…

Runoff Races Heat Up

We are less than a week away from runoff elections. The races are heating up with negative campaign ads surfacing just days before the runoff. Our political analyst Steve Flowers says that is typical and, like them or not, the…

Man Apprehended by Police Dog Died from Ruptured Artery

Authorities say preliminary autopsy results show that a burglary suspect died from a ruptured femoral artery after being apprehended by a police dog in Montgomery, Alabama. Capt. Joe Herman of the State Bureau of Investigation announced the preliminary finding Wednesday.…

Experts Warn Public After Recent Alabama Fox Attacks

According to a statement released by Alabama Department of Public Health, two people have been attacked by foxes believed to be carrying rabies in Baldwin County within the last week. One of those cases occurred on July 6th, when a…

MPD: South Montgomery Shooting Leaves Two Women Dead

Montgomery Police say two women were fatally shot Tuesday evening. The shooting happened in the 4700 block of Narrow Lane Road just before 8 o'clock. Police say one victim died at the scene, the other died at Baptist South hospital.…

8 Alabama Inmates Ask for Execution by Nitrogen Gas

A lawsuit challenging Alabama's lethal injection process has taken an unexpected turn after eight inmate plaintiffs asked to be put to death by the state's new execution method: inhaling nitrogen gas. The Alabama attorney general's office and lawyers for inmates…

Getting Help For Domestic Abuse

The two recent tragic events in Redland and Tallassee have shined a spotlight on domestic violence. Sheriff's officials say a mother in the Redland community had filed for divorce from her husband, when…

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