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Alabama News Network Adds Two New Channels

Alabama News Network is happy to announce that we've added two new channels to our over-the-air lineup on WAKA. The first is called True Crime Network, which can be seen on 8.5 using…

Grand jury indicts 1 police officer in Breonna Taylor death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky grand jury on Wednesday indicted a single police officer for shooting into neighboring apartments but did not move forward with charges against any officers for their role in Breonna Taylor’s death. A grand jury…

Montgomery Man Charged in Death of ASU Student

Montgomery police have charged a man in the shooting death of an Alabama State University student. Capt. Saba Coleman says 20-year-old Ivry Hall, of Montgomery, has been charged with Murder…

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Dies at 87

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the longest serving woman on the U.S. Supreme Court and a strong liberal voice on issues dividing the nation, has died, the Supreme Court announced tonight. She was 87. "Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died this evening…

"Forrest Gump" Author Winston Groom Dies

Alabama native and "Forrest Gump" author Winston Groom has died. Fairhope Mayor Karin Wilson posted the news on her Facebook page Thursday afternoon. "It is with great sadness that I share the passing of our dear friend Winston Groom," said…

Man Hit By Car on South Court Street

Montgomery Police Department is investigating an accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. Capt. Saba Coleman says it happened just before 3:00PM near the intersection of South Court Street and…

Former Montgomery County Commissioner Jiles Williams Dies

Former Montgomery County Commissioner Jiles Williams has died. The Montgomery County Commission confirmed his passing last night. He served as District 4 Commissioner for nearly two decades from 2000 to 2016. Montgomery County Commission Chair Elton Dean said "He was…

Notasulga Shots Fired Investigation

A tense situation for Notasulga police officers last night as shots rang out while responding to a call. Officials say someone shot in to a car near Lyon Street South just before 8:30 last night. Police say there were people…

Hurricane Sally: Closings & Cancellations

Hurricane Sally prompted closings and cancellations in our area. This is the latest list from Alabama News Network. We will be updating this list, so check back often. SCHOOLS: Macon County Schools - No In-Person Classes Friday Tallapoosa County Schools…

River Region Prepares for Hurricane Sally

Sally was upgraded to a hurricane at midday on Monday. The storm is expected to make landfall sometime Tuesday and then make a hard turn east, bringing tropical weather to our…

MMFA Opens Sculpture Garden to Public

The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts is welcoming the community back into its sculpture garden. Although the museum remains closed for now because of the pandemic, MMFA director Angie Dodson says the outdoor…

AUM Police Report Student Robbed at Gunpoint on Campus

Police at Auburn University Montgomery say they have been notified that a student was robbed at gunpoint on campus early this morning. Police say they were notified at 1:53 a.m. that a student was robbed in the North Commons parking…

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