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Alabama School Coronavirus Dashboard for Nov. 20

The Alabama Department of Public Health has released the school dashboard of coronavirus cases for November 20. Overall, there are 2,261 COVID-19 cases involving Alabama's public schools for this week. That is up from 1,592 last week. In the Montgomery…

Inmate Killed In Assault At Bullock County Prison

An Alabama prison inmate has died after what authorities described as an apparent inmate-on-inmate assault. The Alabama Department of Corrections said Dwight Campbell, a 48-year-old inmate at Bullock Correctional Facility in Union Springs, died Monday from injuries sustained during the…

Campaign 2020: State and Local Election Results

Alabama News Network is your Campaign 2020 headquarters, with complete results of state and local races. GET COMPLETE ELECTION RESULTS Polls closed at 7 p.m. tonight. With more than 300,000 absentee ballots returned and long lines at many polling locations…

Troy Man Killed in Crash on Highway 125

On Thursday, October 29, a single-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Pike County man. Devin Whitcomb, 30, of Troy was killed when the 1998 Chevrolet Tahoe, that he was a passenger in, left the road and overturned. Three passengers…

Three People Hurt in Troy Shooting

Troy Police are investigating a shooting that happened overnight. Police say the shooting happened in the 100 block of Creekside Way. Officers responded at 12:46 a.m. Three males were injured in the gunfire, according to police. Two of them were…

New Documentary Premiering on Blues Music in Alabama Black Belt

A new documentary about the blues tradition of Alabama's Black Belt will premiere on Alabama Public Television on Oct. 23rd. The show "Alabama Black Belt Blues" is about a region that's sometimes overlooked musically. The documentary was produced by One…

Troy University Giving Day

  It's Giving Day at Troy University. Officials are asking you to "Stand up and be a Trojan" and help give back to the school. They have a goal of $150,000 by the end of the day. "One of the…

Troy Police Investigate Juvenile's Shooting

Troy police say they are investigating the shooting of a juvenile. Police say the shooting happened in the 600 block of North Knox Street shortly after 7 p.m. last night. When officers arrived, they found the juvenile with a gunshot…

Troy University Names New Police Chief

Troy University has named former Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Capt. George Beaudry as chief of the Troy University Police Department. In June, Troy University fired its former campus police chief,  John McCall, after ‘inflammatory’ Facebook comments about George Floyd. McCall…

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…

Pike County Storm Cleanup Underway

Pike County is recovering from damage after the storm Wednesday. We talked with EMA Director Herb Reeves who said most of the damage came from the heavy rain, resulting in flooding…

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…

$1,000 Reward Offered for Information in Murder of Elba Man

Crimestoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the murder of 26-year-old Donta Jaqun Rogers. On January 16, an unknown subject(s) went to 617 Putnam Street in Elba where Rogers shot and killed. Police have…

Troy Man Sentenced to 30 Years on Drugs and Gun Charges

On Friday, August 28, Osie Lee Davis, 49, of Troy, was sentenced to 360 months (30 years) in prison following federal gun and drug convictions, announced United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr., ATF Acting Special Agent in Charge Toby…

Tickled Pink to Be Held as a Virtual Event in 2020

COVID-19 has forced many local events to be canceled this year, but all of us at Alabama News Network are happy to say that Tickled Pink will be back in 2020! Tickled Pink is our annual women's expo to benefit…

Troy Man Charged With Domestic Violence 1st Degree

Willie Jamel Bray, 26, of Troy, has been arrested by the Troy Police Department for Domestic Violence 1st degree. Officers responded to a report of a man down on Peacock Street at 7:25 am Sunday morning. When officers arrived, they…

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