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UPDATE: Student's Body Found on Campus of Troy University

Troy University Police Department is on the scene of a body found on the campus of Troy University. University officials say the body of a male student was found near Malone Hall and Sorrell Chapel. [field59_video account="WAKA" key="e6753596b3fe3df8f6562d3cca726f760e0d3a5a" vtitle="Troy…

Pike County Commissioner Charlie Harris Dies

From the Troy Newsroom -- Pike County Commissioner Charlie Harris has died. He had represented District 5 for 28 years, starting in 1993. Those who knew him best describe him as caring deeply about not only those in his district,…

Game Warden Crashes in Bullock County Chasing Suspect

An Alabama game warden crashed on Sunday, December 28 around 1:35 am. The crash occurred on Greenwood Drive at Highway 51, a mile and half west of Hurtsboro. A preliminary investigation indicated the game warden was chasing a suspect at…

Louisiana-Monroe Cancels Thursday's Game at Troy

Troy University's football season finale scheduled for Thursday against ULM has been canceled by ULM due to the Warhawks not having enough players available to play the game, Troy University said in a statement. This is the second time the…

Justice Department Files Lawsuit Against State Over Prisons

The United States Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against the State of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Corrections in federal court today. The complaint alleges that the conditions at Alabama's prisons for men violate the Constitution because the…

One Dead in 18 Wheeler Accident in Troy

Troy Police Department is investigating an early morning accident that left one person dead. Police say the single vehicle accident happened on U.S. 231 at the U.S. 29 overpass. The driver of the 18 wheeler has died, but authorities are…

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…

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