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Thunder Truck at Macon Academy East

Chief Alabama News Network Meteorologist Shane Butler took Thunder Truck out for a spin today to Macon Academy East for an event featuring first-responders and their vehicles.    

Worley Fights off Challenge

Democratic party Chair Nancy Worley was re-elected as party chair today, despite a challenge from longtime Democratic activist Peck Fox. Delegates to the Executive Committee meting re-elected her 101 to 89. Fox was being promoted by the only Democrat holding…

Head Start expanding in Alabama's Black Belt

Funding from the black Belt Community Foundation has allowed the Head Start/Early Head Start program in Linden to open in a new location.     The  13,350 square foot building includes four Early Head Start and three Head Start classrooms.…

Four-Car Crash in Macon County Claims Two Lives

Alabama State Troopers are investigating what caused a deadly four-car crash in Macon County Wednesday morning. Troopers say 71-year-old James McCorvey of Columbus, Georgia and 39-year-old Derrick Shelton of Prattville died in that crash Highway 80, east of Tuskegee. Authorities…

Former Alabama Governor Attempts Comeback on Social Media

Former Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is attempting to revive his battered reputation on social media after his administration ended in scandal. The former governor has launched the "Bentley for Alabama" website and reactivated his social media accounts. The website discusses…

Historic Photographs Donated to Tuskegee University

The University reports:   “Polk’s work was well known throughout the world; however, little was known about his relevancy and legacy to our campus,” he noted. “Polk studied how to use light and developed photographic techniques that others had never…

Montgomery Woman Died in Accident

State authorities say a 53 year old Montgomery woman has died in an accident in East Alabama. State Troopers issued this statement A single-vehicle crash at 12:36 p.m. today, Aug. 2, has claimed the life of a Montgomery woman. Kelley…

Possible Father & Son Drowning in Alabama Gulf Waters

  AP-AL-Missing Swimmers Body found after father, son disappear off Alabama coast DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) - The body of a 17-year-old boy has been found after he disappeared while swimming off the coast of Alabama with his father. News…

Chases Ends with Suspect Jumping to His Death off Bridge

Authorities say a high-speed chase through several south Alabama counties ended with a suspect dead after he jumped off a bridge over a river delta. News outlets report the incident began Tuesday night with reports of a car being stolen…

Alabama Ranked 8th for Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in 2016

The Auto Insurance Center says Alabama ranks 8th worst for motorcycle deaths....while that's high, neighboring Mississippi ranked number one---the most dangerous state in the u-s. the center found states in the south had the highest rates of motorcycle fatalities.  …

Maddox Challenges Ivey to Debate Ahead of Election

Walt Maddox has challenged Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to debate ahead of the November election for governor. The gubernatorial challenger sent Ivey a letter Tuesday outlining a proposal for four debates. Maddox wrote that the candidates "owe the people of…

Graves Exhumed in Texas---Century Old Remains of Inmates

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas -- Forty-eight sets of remains believed to have been buried between 1878 and 1910 have been exhumed from an unmarked cemetery in Fort Bend County, Texas, CBS Houston affiliate KHOU reports. Bodies at the site, which construction…

Man Arrested in Connection to Triple Murder in Alabama

Police say a man has been arrested in connection to a triple murder in Alabama. Guntersville Police told WAFF-TV that 52-year-old Jimmy O'Neal Spencer was Tuesday arrested on four counts of capital murder. The bodies of 74-year-old Marie Kitchens Martin…

Campaign 2018: Alabama Runoff Results

Alabama News Network has your complete results of Campaign 2018, The Alabama Runoffs. Click here to see the latest results. Some of the notable statewide races are the Republican runoffs for lieutenant governor, attorney general and agriculture commissioner. In addition,…

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