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Hundreds Attend Crime Victims Vigil

Friday night, hundreds of people gathered in downtown Montgomery outside of the attorney general's office to remember victims of crime. The vigil is part of National Crime Victims Rights Week. Attorney General Steve Marshall says that this is always a…

Man Killed in Ann St. Shooting Friday Night

Montgomery Police are investigating a fatal shooting. According to MPD, one man was killed. The shooting happened Friday evening in the 1100 block of Ann street at 8:20 p.m in the parking lot of a convenience store. Police say they…

Churches Prepare for Severe Weather on Palm Sunday

Churches across the area are making preparations for the severe weather threat on Sunday.  Alabama News Network and emergency agencies have been urging churches to have a NOAA weather radio and a plan to…

University of Alabama Trustees to Consider Tuition Freeze

The University of Alabama system is proposing a freeze on in-state tuition at all three campuses for the upcoming school year. The move would mean tuition remains the same next year at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa as well…

One Year Later

It was one year ago today that the U.S. Park Service signed an agreement with Alabama state university to operate the Selma-to-Montgomery march interpretive center. Looking at the main doors to the center on the ASU…

Police Arrest Suspect in Jewelry Theft

Prattville police has identified and captured a woman who is suspected of stealing $600 worth of jewelry. The woman has been identified as Angelette Sealey, 49, of Maplesville. Police say the theft happened…

Stabbing In Macon County Leaves One Dead, One Injured

Macon County authorities are investigating a stabbing that left one man dead and sent another to the hospital. Sheriff Andre Brunson says that stabbing happened Wednesday night near Notasulga.  The second victim is in critical condition. Brunson says several agencies…

Holocaust Survivors at AUM

Max Herzel and Riva Hirsch both have chilling stories of what happened to them as children. They tell their stories at schools around the country because they want people to know the truth about…

Bible Mystery in Downtown Montgomery

Montgomery City workers are refurbishing the little triangle shaped park at the foot of Dexter Avenue. It's a reminder of the Bible in the park Mystery. The workers removed a display case holding…

Lawmakers Seek Limits on Payday Loan Industry

Payday lending customers would have longer to repay their loans under a proposal supporters hope will win approval after years of stalled reform efforts. Advocacy groups on Thursday urged lawmakers to support the measure…

MPD Arrests 14-year-old Shot Near Lee High School

Montgomery Police have charged a third teen involved in a shooting near Lee High School, and now say the shooting stemmed from an attempted armed robbery. Police say a 14-year-old that was critically wounded,…

Man Convicted in Grass-Cutting Killing in Autauga County

Jurors in Autauga County have convicted a man of killing his brother-in-law in a dispute that began over grass cutting. 75-year-old Joseph H. Huffman has been found guilty of murder in the gunshot killing of 59-year-old John Brown in July…

Alabama Legislature/Same-Sex Marriage Bill

House committee approves change to marriage forms MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers are close to abolishing judge-signed marriage licenses as some conservative probate judges continue to object to same-sex marriage. Couples would still get a form at the local…

MPS Financial Report Calling for Changes

Chief financial officer Arthur Watts says it's time to dig deep into the $10-million deficit that system is currently facing by looking at every department and coming up with a plan on…

Thousands of Photo Portraits on Display

The photos are being plastered onto the building at the foot of Dexter Avenue near the fountain. The building was targeted to become the new main Montgomery library, but funding difficulties blocked it. The current owners have not said what…

Central Alabama Crawfish Festival Underway Saturday

Loads of crawfish will be ready for this weekend's Central Alabama Crawfish Festival in Selma. It may only be for one day, but this annual festival is expected to draw thousands to Selma. It's time to take a bite into…

Auburn Fans Get Ready for first Final Four Appearance

For the first time in school history, the Auburn Men's Basketball team is in the Final Four. Fans are surprised and anxious but they are enjoying the ride. "I've watched their games and they've just been lights out in shooting…

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