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9 Montgomery Gang Members Arrested

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say nine suspected Montgomery gang members have been arrested on drug and weapons charges. Authorities say the gang members, ranging from 20 to 40 in age were arrested Wednesday for conspiring to distribute powder…

Jurors Considering Desmonte Leonard Punishment

Jurors are considering what punishemnt Desmonte Leonard should suffer following his triple murder conviction. Jurors convicted Leonard on Tuesday, and now they must make a sentencing recommendation. Jurors can recommend life in prison without parole or execution.  But  the final decision…

Supreme Court Declines to Review Alabama Taxes

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a legal challenge to Alabama's property tax system. The Supreme Court's decision Monday means one of the nation's lowest property tax rates remains intact. Attorneys representing families in Lawrence and Sumter counties…

2 Missing Clanton Girls Found

Birmingham police say two girls who were reported missing form Chilton County have been found safe.  Lt. Sean Edwards said Wednesday that the teens told investigators they jumped on to a cargo train and rode it to Birmingham. The two…

ACLU Challenges New Alabama Abortion Law

This video is no longer available.The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging a new Alabama law that places additional requirements on a minor seeking an abortion without parental approval. The ACLU says the Alabama law goes beyond any parental consent…

Troy Man Gets New Trial In 2 Rape Cases

A Troy man convicted of raping two women in one day will get a new trial. The Alabama Supreme Court on Tuesday left intact a ruling by Pike County Circuit Judge Jeff Kelley that Andre Lamon Ellis should receive a…

Prattville Apartment Project Enterance Declined

This video is no longer available.The County Planning commission has decided against allowing a new Prattville apartment project enterance connect with an existing street.  Apartments proposed for McQueen Smith Road were going to have two entrances, Including one connecting with…

Alabama News Network Is Taking Action Against Crime

Tonight -- The death of Mark Watkins was found dead six years ago outside of a friend's home on Lark Drive in Montgomery. The Montgomery County District Attorney's Office says the murder happened in February 2008, when Watkins walked outside and heard a car drive by and honk its horn. He was shot in the chest and died of those wounds. The identity of the shooter is still a mystery.

Former Doctor Loses Appeal To Get License Back

A former Jefferson County physician has lost his appeal to get his medical license back. The state Medical Licensure Commission revoked Dr. John Anderson King's license in 2008 after reviewing negligence complaints involving two patients he treated at a clinic…

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