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Sentencing for Aaron Smith Set for January 29

A judge later this month will sentence a former Montgomery police officer who was found guilty of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of an unarmed man. Circuit Judge P.B. McLauchlin set a Jan.…

Local Football Fans React to Tua's Decision

Alabama Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa's decision to forego his senior season and enter the NFL Draft has the college football world talking. Football fans here at home are no different. "With lots…

Tua Tagovailoa Will Enter 2020 NFL Draft

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa says is entering the NFL draft. He made the announcement this morning at a news conference in Tuscaloosa that Alabama News Network carried Live. Alabama head coach Nick Saban…

"OUR" Montgomery Holds First Prayer Walk of the New Year

Early Saturday morning, people from different faiths and backgrounds came together to pray for an east Montgomery community It was part of the OUR Montgomery Prayer Walk. The walks are held the first Saturday of every month in different parts…

Alexander City Woman Dies in Single Vehicle Accident

ALEXANDER CITY - An Alexander City woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning. ALEA says 47-year-old Charlotte Smith Tuggle was driving on Coosa County 63 near Coosa County 26 when the vehicle left the roadway and struck…

Attorneys: Alabama Making Little Progress in Prison Staffing

Attorneys for state inmates say Alabama has made little progress in meeting a court order to dramatically increase the number of corrections officers working in state prisons. Attorneys from the Southern Poverty Law Center wrote today in a court filing…

ALEA Releases Data for 2019 Holiday Travel Period

  The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) says troopers investigated 22 traffic deaths during the 2019 Christmas-New Year's holiday travel period. ALEA says among those killed was a 4-year-old, who died in…

Sentencing Date Set for Aaron Cody Smith

Alabama News Network has confirmed that a sentencing date has been set for Aaron Cody Smith.  Smith was a Montgomery police officer who shot and killed Greg Gunn in 2016 while Smith was on duty. His sentencing is set for…

Changes to Alabama Unemployment Claims Filed This Year

The Alabama Department of Labor says new unemployment compensation claims filed this year will fall under new rules that were passed by the Alabama Legislature. Claims filed before January 1, 2020 are not affected. The rules are part of the…

Prattville Police Seeking Fraud Suspect

Prattville police want to find a fraud suspect who is wanted for using a stolen and altered check to buy merchandise at The Home Depot in Prattville.  Police say on…

A Preview of Alabama Politics in 2020

The Alabama Legislative Session is set to begin in just a few weeks, and with a new year comes new political agendas. Last year we saw a controversial abortion bill pass through the…

Christmas Tree Recycling Plan for Montgomery

The City of Montgomery and the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will offer a free Christmas tree recycling program on Saturday, December 28 and Saturday, January 4. Residents can take discarded…

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